BOLO – Week of October 1, 2017

From The Booking Desk: It is hard to talk about crime fiction on a day when we have had the worst mass shooting ever in the United States, but it’s also a comfort to keep to routine during times like this. Please hug your loved ones today and say a prayer for...

BOLO – Week of September 17, 2017

From The Booking Desk: Later this week will mark the first day of Fall. Hard to believe the summer has flown by so quickly, but rest assured that there are still plenty of excellent books yet to come our way this year.  Just look at this week’s list alone....

The Hangman’s Sonnet – The BOLO Books Review

Robert B. Parker’s The Hangman’s Sonnet is the fourth book in the Jesse Stone series that Reed Farrel Coleman has written. If there was any doubt that Coleman has managed to pay homage to the legacy of Robert B. Parker while also stamping the series continuation with...

BOLO – Week of September 10, 2017

From The Booking Desk: Our thoughts are with the folks of Florida as they begin to assess the damage and recover from the ravages of Hurricane Irma.  I know that more than a few of them are excited about this week’s new release books, so I hope that things...

Bluebird, Bluebird – The BOLO Books Review

Like the legacy bestowed by the Texas Blues music forming its backbone, the tragedy at the core of Attica Locke’s Bluebird, Bluebird is worthy of no less than Shakespeare himself. Told in lyrical prose at an unremitting yet leisurely pace, this novel marks the...