Spliced – The BOLO Books Review

The teenage years are fraught with insecurity, exploration, and rebellion – which happens to make them a prime backdrop for an exciting thriller. Throw in a dystopian landscape, some social study, and a unique set of characters and one just might be describing...

Long Way Down – The BOLO Books Review

With                                                                                       Long Way Down,                                                                                                Jason Reynolds has written a book it takes but a moment to read...

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...

Genuine Fraud – The BOLO Books Review

A reverse bildungsroman may seem like a bit of an oxymoron, but that is exactly what e. lockhart gifts to readers with her new young adult novel, Genuine Fraud. By manipulating this predominately Victorian art form, lockhart tells a fascinating tale peppered with...

BOLO – Week of August 27, 2017

From The Booking Desk: First, let us all take a moment to send some good wishes and positive energy to the good folks down in Texas as they deal with this historic flooding. You are in our thoughts! This week’s list of new books leads off with the...