BOLO – Week of June 9, 2019

From the Booking Desk: We are hitting the summer stride with new releases. These are perfect for a day at the beach, by the pool, or just sitting outside in the backyard listening to nature. With a few paperback originals in the bunch, these are also budget-conscious...

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BOLO – Week of June 2, 2019

From the Booking Desk: This is one of those weeks where crime fiction readers will be struggling to decide what to read first. The wealth of options, each one unique in it's own way, will satisfy readers across the board. Happy shopping! Becky Masterman – We Were...

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BOLO – Week of May 26, 2019

From The Booking Desk: This past weekend was the unofficial start of summer, which means that many people will have more time to devote to pleasure reading - while on vacation, by the pool or beach, with no other distractions. This also means that publishers will be...

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BOLO – Week of May 19, 2019

From The Booking Desk: Between Malice, a family wedding, and an illness, things have been quieter than normal around here. Hopefully this week will see things start to return to the status quo, but in the meantime, reviews will be a little slower than usual. But not...

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Malice Domestic 31 Recap

My Malice Domestic recap this year will be completely unlike any I have done before, mainly because my new role at the Secretary (and Dealer Liaison) on the Malice Domestic Board meant that the convention was a very different experience for me. After months of...

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BOLO – Week of May 5, 2019

From The Booking Desk: Coming off of this weekend's Malice Domestic convention, I wasn't sure I was going to have the time or energy to get a BOLO post up. But there are too many great books out this week, so I can't let the opportunity to mention them pass me by. I...

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Malice Domestic 31 Plans

Looking to find me at Malice Domestic? Here’s some times and places where you might have the best luck. Now remember, this is my first Malice Domestic as both the Secretary on the Board of Directors and the Dealer Room Liaison, so take this schedule with all the HOPE...

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BOLO – Week of April 28, 2019

From The Booking Desk: Assuming that you survived your weekend of Game of Thrones and Endgame, you might be looking for something new to read, and I certainly have to some titles for you to check out. Susanna Calkins – Murder Knocks Twice (Minotaur, Paperback, $17.99,...

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An Evening of Crime Fiction at CCBC

Last night, the Dashiell Hammett Society, in collaboration with the CCBC Creative Writing Forum hosted an evening of crime fiction on the campus of the college. Hosted by Anjili Babbar, with panelists Nik Korpon, Angie Kim, and Ed Aymar, the evening was both...

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Alafair Burke at HoCo Library

After hosting Sarah Pekkanen and Greer Hendricks earlier this year (recap of that event here), the Miller Branch of the Howard County Library system in Maryland hosted another crime fiction-related event last night. Alafair Burke on tour with her new psychological...

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