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CasterQuest Ep116 “The Wise Man’s Fear” Ch 98: Singin’ Lays & Power Plays

Ep 116 of CasterQuest continues our Kingkiller Chronicle book club “The Wise Man’s Fear” Ch 98, ‘The Lay of Felurian’. In this episode: Kvothe and Felurian have to learn how to get along again after their falling out, and Kvothe makes an escape plan involving a *big* musical number! _______________________________________________________________________________ Links:

‘Captain Cosmos’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

CAPTAIN COSMOS The Last Starveyer in Spin a Web of Death By Nicola Cuti Nicolaentertainment.com 297 pgs It would be safe to say most sci-fi readers first encountered writer Nicola Cuti’s work among the pages of comic books. At the now defunct Charlton Comics, Cuit created the hilarious E-Man with

CasterQuest Ep115 “The Wise Man’s Fear” Ch 97: Say No to This

Ep 115 of CasterQuest returns to the Kingkiller Chronicle bookclub covering chapter 97 ‘Blood and Bitter Rue‘ of “The Wise Man’s Fear” by Patrick Rothfuss. In this episode, Kvothe faces off against Felurian in a battle of wills. Will he be able to overcome her enchantment- or fall prey to

Bentley Goes to School Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Bentley Goes To School’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

BENTLEY GOES TO SCHOOL Story by Kellie Lambert Art by Jeff Slemons Paws Publishing 24 pgs We love children’s books and though this is not the first such we’ve reviewed; it has been a long, long while since the last. What brought about this review is the amazing artwork of

CasterQuest “The Wise Man’s Fear” Ch 96: Don’t Go Chase Felurian

“The Wise Man’s Fear” Book Club Episode recapping Chapter 96 “The Fire Itself”, from the second novel in Patrick Rothfuss’ best-selling fantasy series- The Kingkiller Chronicle. Featuring co-hosts Erik and Margaret from The Road to Tinue Podcast, we discuss what happens the morning after.  There’s Bawdy Songs, Tolkien Comparisons, and

CUBA : Sugar, Sex, and Scandal Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘CUBA: Sugar, Sex and Scandal’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

CUBA : Sugar, Sex, and Scandal Edited by Robert Deis & Wyatt Doyle # new texture 159 pages Once again Bob Deis & Wyatt Doyle have released a new anthology from their series; “The Men’s Adventure Library Journal” titles. As ever, they’ve dug into their amazing collection of vintage Men’s

The Ghosts Karnak Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘The Ghosts of Karnak’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

THE GHOSTS OF KARNAK By George Mann Titan Books 271 pages George Mann’s steam-pulp hero, the Ghost, returns in this, his third outing. When Gabriel Cross’ girlfriend, Ginny Gray, fails to return from her sight-seeing trip to Egypt, he is a bit concerned. That feeling of tread is only magnified

Doc Atlas Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘The Incredible Adventure of Doc Atlas’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

THE INCREDIBLE ADVENTURES OF DOC ATLAS By Michael A. Black & Ray Lovato www.oaktreebooks.com 268 pages Over the years there have been way too many Doc Savage clones created by want-to-be pulp writers; some good, some atrocious. Before going any further, let’s get one thing straight, Doc Atlas clearly resides

The Chameleon Thief of Cairo Book Reivew By Ron Fortier

‘The Chameleon Thief of Cairo’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

THE CHAMELEON THIEF OF CAIRO By Stephen Jared Solstice Publishing 127 pgs It is 1948 and actor turned adventurer, Jack Hunter, longs for nothing more than to settle down with his wife and kids. When an old CIA spymaster named Kitchener shows up on his doorstep, he knows his quiet

CasterQuest “The Wise Man’s Fear” Ch 94-95: Fairy Tail

This episode covers Chapters 94-95 of “The Wise Man’s Fear“, the second novel in Patrick Rothfuss’ best-selling fantasy series “The Kingkiller Chronicle”.  If you haven’t guessed, things are gonna be sexy for a while so these episodes are going to be even NSFW than usual- you’ve been warned! This episode has a

CasterQuest Ep106 “The Wise Man’s Fear” Ch 92-93: Thunderstruck

This episode recaps chapters 92 & 93 of “The Wise Man’s Fear”, the second novel in the best-selling Fantasy series in our ongoing “The Kingkiller Chronicle” book club by Patrick Rothfuss. Kvothe and his crew have miraculously survived their encounter with the bandits- but extreme actions are bound to have

Killing Town Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Killing Town’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

KILLING TOWN The Lost First Mike Hammer Thriller! By Mickey Spillane & Max Allan Collins Titan Books 225 pages Sometimes Christmas comes early. That was our first reaction upon learning Max Allan Collins and the folks at Titan Books were about to publish the first Mike Hammer book by the

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