Sep 162014
New Release Review: Gun Shy by Eleri Stone

Gun Shy by Eleri Stone Book #2 in Reaper Genres: Western Paranormal Romance Publication Date: September 1st 2014 ARC Provided by Carina Press and Netgalley Synopsis from Goodreads: Before the cure, Lieutenant Lyle Dalton’s job was simple: kill the Reapers. Now, under orders to inject all captured flesh eaters with the serum that restores their humanity, his Rangers at Fort Dougan face entirely new dangers. Someone wanted the Reaper cure badly enough to spill blood for it, and Lyle needs to steal it back if he hopes to hold the border. Jane Fisher escaped Scraper crime boss Gideon Moore with only the clothes on [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on September 16, 2014 at 9:59 am
Feb 112014
New Release Review: Reaper's Touch by Eleri Stone

Reaper’s Touch by Eleri Stone Book #1 in the Reaper series Genre: Western Paranormal Romance Publication Date: February 10th 2014 ARC Provided by Netgalley and Carina Press Synopsis from Goodreads: Abby is a Ranger, part of an elite group who defend the border against Reapers—humans infected with a parasite that turns them into mindless cannibals. Rangers are immune to Reaper infection, and as one of the only female Rangers, Abby is expected to settle down and breed more Rangers—a fate she’s keen to avoid. When she’s ambushed on the plains, she’s ready to go out with guns blazing—until a mysterious, handsome cowboy rides [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on February 11, 2014 at 7:00 am
Dec 262013
Badass Best of 2013: Mystery, Romance, and Historicals

Next up on the Badass Best of 2013 are our favorite Mystery, Romance, and Historical novels! Take a look below for our seven favorite novels from each of these genres and be sure to let us know what we missed in the comments.       The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith || Published April 30th 2013 by Mulholland Books || + ½ || Review Synopsis: After losing his leg to a land mine in Afghanistan, Cormoran Strike is barely scraping by as a private investigator. Strike is down to one client, and creditors are calling. He has also just broken up [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on December 26, 2013 at 7:00 am
Jun 262013
Cowboys! Western Historical Romances by Ellen O'Connell

Cowboys! Western Historical Romances by Ellen O’Connell Today we feature the western historical romance novels written by Ellen O’Connell. She has written several novels that take place in the late 1800s in the western United States. These novels are honest and as a friend of mine has said brutal.  They are brutal in their honest truth about how hard life was in the late 1800s for people living in the West. They are brutal in detail and in struggle .  For those interested in history, her novels are amazingly rich in history and details. Her characters work hard to survive [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on June 26, 2013 at 8:06 am
Mar 282013
Series Review: Cora Oglesby by Lee Collins

Lee Collins’ “Cora Oglesby” series has been described as True Grit meets True Blood. It’s a western that takes place during the Old West gold rush, but it includes paranormal creatures such as vampires, hellhounds, and wendigos. Cora and her husband Ben are bounty hunters that focus on the supernatural beasties. The series has a dry humor and an in your face heroine in the form of Cora. She doesn’t take lip from anyone and lives up to the reputation she has developed as a badass. She can sling guns, play cards, and drink whiskey with the best of them. [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on March 28, 2013 at 7:00 am
Mar 222013
Author Interview: Maddy Barone, author of the After the Crash series

Today we interview author Maddy Barone, author of the After the Crash series. She had a new release this week, Eddie’s Prize (After the Crash #4). Welcome Maddy! Thanks for joining us at Badass Book Reviews! Regina: What genre would you place your series After the Crash ? It straddles several genres in my mind, romance, paranormal romance, post-apocalyptic and western.  For you does it, fit neatly into a category? Maddy:  It really doesn’t fit neatly in one genre, does it? A plane takes off in the year 2014 and crashes in 2064. That’s time travel. Nuclear war has destroyed [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on March 22, 2013 at 7:00 am
Jan 272013
Review: Tin Swift by Devon Monk

Review: Tin Swift by Devon Monk Book 2 in The Age of Steam series Book purchased from Book Depository Genre: Steampunk Synopsis from Goodreads: In steam age America, men, monsters, machines and magic battle to claim the same scrap of earth and sky. In this chaos, one man fights to hold on to his humanity–and his honor. . . Life on the frontier is full of deceit and danger, but bounty hunter Cedar Hunt is a man whose word is his bond. Cursed with becoming a beast every full moon, Cedar once believed his destiny was to be alone. But [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on January 27, 2013 at 7:00 am
Dec 062012
New Release Review: Red Country by Joe Abercrombie

Red Country by Joe Abercrombie A Novel of the First Law World Publication Date: 23 Oct 2012 ARC Provided by Netgalley and Orbit Books Synopsis from Goodreads: They burned her home. They stole her brother and sister. But vengeance is following.Shy South hoped to bury her bloody past and ride away smiling, but she’ll have to sharpen up some bad old ways to get her family back, and she’s not a woman to flinch from what needs doing. She sets off in pursuit with only a pair of oxen and her cowardly old step father Lamb for company. But it turns [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on December 6, 2012 at 7:00 am