BOLO – Week of July 26, 2015

From The Booking Desk:

There is definitely something for everyone in this week’s list of books to Be On the Look Out (BOLO) for. Whether you prefer a thriller or a cozy, a new author or a well-established one, you will find something to enjoy.

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Pretty Baby – The BOLO Books Review

In Mary Kubica’s sophomore novel, Pretty Baby, the voices of a trio of narrators blend and clash to tell the story of three broken individuals trying to make themselves whole again. Readers who sampled Kubica’s debut novel, The Good Girl, already know that she is a talented storyteller who provides deep insight into the troubled souls who populate her novels. With Pretty Baby, Kubica once again shows how a character’s poor decisions can take things from bad to worse.

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Misdemeanors – A Few BOLO Books Mini Reviews

From the Booking Desk:

I rarely review cozy mysteries here on BOLO Books – not because I don’t read them or because they are not good, but mainly because my friend and book-blogging colleague Dru Ann Love does such an exceptional job highlighting this genre. That said, I do find that occasionally I want to at least mention some of these books so that folks know they are out there and available. I typically do that by including them on the Monday BOLO posts. But sometimes – like today – I decide to run a few mini reviews for folks to enjoy.

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BOLO – Week of July 19, 2015

From The Booking Desk:

It’s a slower week in terms of new books to keep a watch for, but if one of these doesn’t excite you, don’t forget that there were probably some books in previous BOLO posts that you haven’t had a chance to read yet.

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First One Missing – The BOLO Books Review (UK Edition)

Reading books about the abduction and murder of children is never easy, but in her new book, First One Missing, Tammy Cohen presents one of the most harrowing reads of the year. What is truly remarkable is that she does it without the graphic violence so prevalent in other serial killer novels. Most of what elicits the creepy feelings comes from the reader’s own imagination as Cohen outlines a horrific chain of events.

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After the Storm – The BOLO Books Review

After the Storm is the seventh book in Linda Castillo’s Kate Burkholder series. From the beginning, Castillo has managed to mine the depths of Amish society by highlighting the culture clash between this isolationist group and the public at large. Castillo continues to give readers a glimpse behind the curtain with each new book in the series and After the Storm is no exception.

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