- Title: Good Time Bad Boy
- Author: Sonya Clark
- Published: Self-Published, June 2015
- Source: Purchased
- Length: 316 pages
- Tropes: Good Ol’ Boy, Smartass Heroine, Small Town, Music, Dysfunctional Families
- Quick blurb: Country singer on the skids has to make amends for getting hometown barmaid fired.
- Quick review: New-to-romance author needs to write more romance.
- Grade: A-
This month’s TBR Challenge theme is Recommended Reads, and boy howdy, do I choose my friends wisely.
I bought Good Time Bad Boy last year when everyone else (e.g., Sunita and Janine at Dear Author and others) was raving about it. And of course it got buried pretty quickly because I rarely make an effort to keep contemporaries at the top of the queue.
I finished it in one night.
I haven’t read Liz’s review yet, but I’m sure she’s done her typically smart things with it. I’ll just do my usual thing because otherwise we’ll be here until next Tuesday.
The premise is pretty simple – the heroine is a small-town barmaid who puts the smackdown on a handsy drunk customer, who just happens to be the hometown celebrity. He gets his shit together enough to make amends and there’s an HEA and a crap-ton of angsty-yet-fun goodness in between.