BOLO – Week of November 26, 2017

From The Booking Desk: It is Cyber Monday, so I suspect lots of online shopping will be taking place. I hope that each of you order at least one book - for yourself or for a gift. Maybe both!  By the end of the week, we'll be into December already. Time is flying....

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BIG NEWS BIG NEWS BIG NEWS

From the Booking Desk: Many of you probably already saw the news in other locations, but for those who do not know: The board of Mystery Writers of America has announced that they will be awarding Kristopher Zgorski the 2018 Raven Award. That’s ME! And BOLO Books, of...

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BOLO – Week of November 19, 2017

From The Booking Desk: It is Thanksgiving week here in the States - and I think we can all agree that we are thankful for books! And yes, there are some excellent new titles out this week, so when you are out getting your holiday shopping on, be sure to check them...

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BOLO – Week of November 12, 2017

From The Booking Desk: There is a crispness to hear that that let's us know that it is time to begin thinking about holiday gift-giving. With that in mind, this week's books to be on the look out for are both perfect for your reading pleasure, as well as great options...

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BOLO – Week of November 5, 2017

From The Booking Desk: Fall appears to be upon us; temperatures are cooling down, the leaves are turning, and the holiday shopping season begins (earlier than ever). Fortunately, there are some great new books out this week for your gift-giving needs (either to others...

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BOLO – Week of October 29, 2017

From The Booking Desk: Based on the level of political and celebrity news already this morning, I'm thinking we are all going to need some distraction this week. Fortunately, there are some excellent books being released that will help....

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BOLO – Week of October 22, 2017

From The Booking Desk: I have decided this week to highlight some of the paperback originals being released. Too often they get lost in the crowd of new hardcovers flooding the market each week. However, the stories are no less compelling and they are easier on the...

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Bouchercon 2017 – The BOLO Books Recap

WEDNESDAY After spending several days in Niagara Falls and touring around Toronto – yay, Curiosa! – we dedicated a number of hours to helping the wonderful folks behind the scenes at Bouchercon. We volunteered for the book bag stuffing task and it was as much fun as...

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BOLO – Week of October 15, 2017

From The Booking Desk: Bouchercon has come to an end. I trust that a good time was had by all - I'm writing this before it starts, so that it can post in a timely manner.  There are some excellent books out this week, so get thee to a bookstore stat!...

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Bouchercon 2017 Toronto Begins

From the Booking Desk: You have probably noticed that things are a bit quieter around here this week than normal. Of course, this is because this week is the annual International Crime Fiction Convention - Bouchercon.  The tribe has assembled in Toronto, Canada. ...

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