Stop By Career Authors

From the Booking Desk: The wonderful Hank Phillippi Ryan recently asked me to submit a guest post for the new industry blog she is working with – Career Authors. This will be of particular interest to authors who are looking to pitch their novels to book review...

BOLO Books’ Top Reads of 2017

From the Booking Desk: Now that it has been announced that I will be awarded the MWA Raven Award in 2018, one might think compiling a list of Top Reads would come with even more pressure, but in all honestly, I have always taken this task very seriously –...

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...

Jill Maxick – A BOLO Books Composite Sketch

From the Booking Desk: I was first introduced to Jill Maxick – virtually – by Judy Bobalik, who was convinced that I needed to be reading Seventh Street Books’ output. She was right! Jill and I maintained a social media friendship until this past...

Cover Reveal – Hollywood Ending

From the Booking Desk: Hopefully everyone remembers how enthusiastic I was about Kellye Garrett’s debut novel, Hollywood Homicide.  So, when Kellye approached me about hosting the cover reveal for the next title in this series, there was no way I could resist. I...

She Rides Shotgun – The BOLO Books Review

When starting a debut novel there is always the sense of the unknown, so when a reader discovers something truly excellent by a new-ish author it can feel like the discovery of a secret treasure trove that will enrich life for years to come. This is the experience...

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...

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...

Whiteout – The BOLO Books Review

Christmas in Northern Iceland may look like a holiday postcard, but Ragnar Jónasson’s Whiteout proves that the ghosts of the past continue to haunt regardless of the calendar date. Just days before the holiday, Ari Thór’s former boss, Tómas, asked the Siglufjörđur...