BOLO – Week of May 21, 2017

From The Booking Desk:

We are heading into the Memorial Day Holiday this coming weekend, so that is the perfect time to check out one of this week’s new books or to catch up on previous titles you may have missed. The unofficial start of Summer is upon us.

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Anthony Award Nominations 2017

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The 2017 Anthony Award nominations have been announced on the Toronto Bouchercon website. Please check there for any changes or updates. Below is a list of the nominees along with links to the BOLO Books review of those titles covered here on the blog. Congratulations to all the nominees!

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BOLO – Week of May 14, 2017

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For the first time since I started the blog, I have not yet read any of the books on this Monday BOLO report. They are all included here because they seem to be doing unusual things within the crime fiction genre. It is also a nice mixture of non-fiction, YA, historical and contemporary.

Give them a look and I’ll see you at the local bookstore where I will surely be picking up a few copies.

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BOLO – Week of May 7, 2017

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I have doubled the number of titles on this week’s list of books to be on the look out for.  I did this mainly as an example of how much diversity can be found in just one week of publishing in the crime fiction genre – diversity in style, tone, audience, and length. Literally something for everyone here – and all of it worth exploring.

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BOLO – Week of April 30, 2017

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We are coming off of Malice Domestic weekend here and once again it was a wonderful event filled with friends and readers.  If you have never been, you really should consider attending next year. I’d love to meet you!

This week’s list of books to be on the look out for is a bit different than normal. With the exception of one title, I have not yet read these books, but you will soon see why they are on the list. Perhaps we’ll run into each other at the bookstore as we set out to buy them tomorrow.

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BOLO – Week of April 23, 2017

From The Booking Desk:

Hard to believe that we are at the last week of April already. Malice Domestic is later this week and then it is time for summer vacations and pool reading. Here are some new titles to get you started.

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