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The BookBanter Blog · 8h ago

“Paradox Bound” by Peter Clines (Crown, 2017)

Much like with his previous book The Fold, Peter Clines’s new book, Paradox Bound, sucks you right in from the very beginning as we are introduced to our main character, Eli Teague, who meet...
The BookBanter Blog · 2d ago

Books Read in 2017

When I come to put together my “books read” list at the beginning of a new year, I always spend way to much time organizing and structuring and finagling so it looks right in a post, when I ...
The BookBanter Blog · 1W ago

Ostium Mini Episode: “Stocking Up (Monica’s Version)”

Jake and Monica decide the need a little break from Ostium town proper, and decide to go on a bit of joyride. Get a bite to eat in the nearest town and get some supplies. This is Monica’s ta...
The BookBanter Blog · 3W ago

Ostium Mini Episode: “Stocking Up (Jake’s Version)

Jake and Monica decide the need a little break from Ostium town proper, and decide to go on a bit of joyride. Get a bite to eat in the nearest town and get some supplies. This is Jake’s take...
The BookBanter Blog · 1M ago

Ostium Mini Episode: Season One Outtakes

You don’t always get it right on the first take. And sometimes you don’t get it right on the second, third, or fourth. Sometimes you say completely the wrong line, or something else that jus...
The BookBanter Blog · 1M ago

OSTIUM MINI EPISODE: THE MUSIC OF OSTIUM SEASON ONE

Here’s your complete soundtrack to Ostium Season One, featuring all the music played during the first season, plus a bunch of extra tracks, all written and performed by our talented composer...
The BookBanter Blog · 1M ago

“Built on Bones: 15,000 Years of Urban Life and Death” by Brenna Hassett (Bloomsbury, 2017)

No two anthropological books are alike: they may discuss the various species of hominid and how Homo sapiens has adapted and evolved over time, but each anthropologist has her or his own point of view and angle, with prevailing theories and their own...
The BookBanter Blog · 1M ago

Ostium Mini Episode Season 1 Musicology Part Two

The second of a two-part series on the musicology of Ostium Season 1, where Alex C. Telander sits down with Chris Fletcher – the voice of Jake and the composer behind the music – and talks a...
The BookBanter Blog · 2M ago

Aliens: The World’s Leading Scientists on the Search for Extraterrestrial Life” by Jim Al-Khalili (Picador, 2017)

We live in an incredible age. It’s seems like almost each week now new constellations of exoplanets are being found, while the number of Goldilocks-zone Earth-like planets grows in number. The possibilities of alien life existing in the universe seem...
The BookBanter Blog · 2M ago

Ostium Mini Episode: Season One Musicology Part 1

The first of a two-part series on the musicology of Ostium Season 1, where Alex C. Telander sits down with Chris Fletcher – the voice of Jake and the composer behind the music – and talks ab...