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...

BOLO – Week of July 30, 2017

From The Booking Desk: Can you believe we are starting August this week? Tomorrow, actually. The summer is just flying by. This week is jam-packed with new books to purchase – I had to make some tough cuts to my list to keep it to a manageable level. So while I...

City of Angels – The BOLO Books Review

Los Angeles, California. The self-proclaimed City of Angels, land of facades and facelifts where money and movies dominate, but masks and manipulation are de rigueur. This is the setting for Kristi Belcamino’s new novel, her young adult debut. Appropriately titled...

APB – Spring 2017

From the Booking Desk: This is the seventh post for this feature here at BOLO Books – The APB (All Points Bulletin). As always, competition for these slots was tough. What books are generating that elusive buzz in the publishing industry? Which are books that I have...