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From Russia With Love by Ian Fleming

From Russia With Love by Ian Fleming

August 31, 2012

Bond has stopped several evil plots in his first four novels, and now the Russian General of SMERSH wants revenge for Bond's meddling. They not only want to kill Bond but first they need to ruin his reputation. With two henchmen sent to do the deed, Bond is facing his biggest challenge yet! As part of James Bond's 50th Anniversary, the podcast Now Playing is reviewing all of the James Bond films and we at Books & Nachos are looking at all of Fleming's original Bond novels and short stories. In this episode, join Stuart as he reads and reviews From Russia With Love.

Diamonds are Forever by Ian Fleming

Diamonds are Forever by Ian Fleming

August 24, 2012

In Bond's fourth literary outing, the spy has to come to the states to take on a group of American gangsters. If that sounds beneath Bond, he agrees with you in this book! With very little resemblance to the theatrical adaptation, Diamonds Are Forever takes Bond undercover as a diamond smuggler. As part of James Bond's 50th Anniversary, the podcast Now Playing is reviewing all of the James Bond films and we at Books & Nachos are looking at all of Fleming's original Bond novels and short stories. In this episode, join Stuart as he reads and reviews Diamonds are Forever.

Moonraker by Ian Fleming

Moonraker by Ian Fleming

August 17, 2012

Moonraker, the James Bond film, is a black mark on 007's film history--a shameless Star Wars rip-off that takes Bond to the final frontier. But in the original Ian Flemming novel, Moonraker is a much more Earthbound tale pitting Bond against Drax, a nuclear arms manufacturer. As part of James Bond's 50th Anniversary, the podcast Now Playing is reviewing all of the James Bond films and we at Books & Nachos are looking at all of Fleming's original Bond novels and short stories. In this episode, join Stuart as he reads and reviews Moonraker.

Live and Let Die by Ian Fleming

Live and Let Die by Ian Fleming

August 10, 2012

James Bond versus Mister Big, the Voodoo Baron of Death. This fight is a classic part of the Bond movie franchise, but while it was the eighth Bond film it was actually the second Bond story written by Ian Flemming, released in 1954. Now as part of James Bond's 50th Anniversary, the podcast Now Playing is reviewing all of the James Bond films and we at Books & Nachos are looking at all of Fleming's original Bond novels and short stories. In this episode, join Stuart as he reads and reviews Live and Let Die.

Casino Royale by Ian Fleming

Casino Royale by Ian Fleming

August 3, 2012

James Bond first appeared not in Dr. No, but in Casino Royale, Ian Fleming's novel about a British spy on a mission to beat a Russian in a game of cards that has life or death stakes. Now as part of James Bond's 50th Anniversary, the podcast Now Playing is reviewing all of the James Bond films and we at Books & Nachos are looking at all of Fleming's original Bond novels and short stories. In this episode, join Stuart as he reads Fleming's first Bond work.

Death Dealt the Hand by John E. Bailor

Death Dealt the Hand by John E. Bailor

August 1, 2012

When special agent Trevor Byrne investigates the hasty approval of an experimental AIDS cure, he uncovers a plot by genetics lab DNAY to unleash a deadly toxin on the world. With millions of lives at stake, and time running out, can Trevor stop DNAY before it's too late? Listen to the latest Books & Nachos podcast to hear Steve review this thriller novel.

Review copy provided courtesy of the author.

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