Cast the First Stone – The BOLO Books Review

“And so you left your hometown To try out for the part Everybody’s pretty little angel With a pretty little heart” Melissa Etheridge, Map of the Stars Hollywood has always been that elusive locale folks dream of running off to – a place where stardom,...

BOLO – Week of April 16, 2017

From The Booking Desk: Another week, another interesting selection of books to check out when you are next at the bookstore. ______________________________________________________________________ Ann Cleeves – Cold Earth (Minotaur, Hardcover, $25.99, 04/18/2017) BOLO...

Forgotten City – The BOLO Books Review

Readers love a character they can root for. Someone they can relate to, respect, and learn from – and Claire Codella is just such a character. First appearing last year in Carrie Smith’s vastly underappreciated debut, Silent City, Codella returns this month in the...

IQ – The BOLO Books Review

This past year, Hamilton revolutionized the Broadway musical by infusing it with elements drawn directly from hip-hop culture. This modernization inspired a new segment of society to engage with this historic art form – the diversity on the stage stimulated a more...

The Next One Will Kill You – The BOLO Books Review

Neil S. Plakcy’s The Next One Will Kill You is best described as exhilarating, escapist entertainment. The novel’s exciting and fun nature generates from the fact that it never takes itself too seriously and the fact that Plakcy manages to avoid allowing the players...