The Last Place You Look – The BOLO Books Review

One of the surprise hits of the literary season has been Kristen Lepionka’s The Last Place You Look. A surprise, not because it isn’t worthy – it most certainly is – but because the industry can never predict which debut novels will prove to be breakouts. In the case...

City of Saviors – The BOLO Books Review

City of Saviors is the fourth book in Rachel Howzell Hall’s critically-acclaimed Elouise “Lou” Norton series. Readers who have followed Lou from her debut in Land of Shadows to Skies of Ash and then through Trail of Echoes will need no further impetus to crack the...

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...