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A Deadly Education, Naomi Novik

Résumé: Lesson One of the Scholomance Learning has never been this deadly A Deadly Education is set at Scholomance, a school for the magically gifted where failure means certain death (for real) — until one girl, El, begins to unlock its many secrets. There are no teachers, no holidays, and no friendships, save strategic ones.… Lire la suite A Deadly Education, Naomi Novik

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Cursed, Frank Miller et Thomas Wheeler

Résumé: Nimue a échappé au massacre de son village. Sa mère, avant de mourir, l'a chargée d'une mission : remettre l'épée du pouvoir à Merlin, le sorcier redoutable. Accompagnée d'Arthur, faux chevalier menteur et séducteur, et de la dévouée Morgane, Nimue sent grandir en elle la magie noire et ancestrale de l'épée. L'arme fait d'elle… Lire la suite Cursed, Frank Miller et Thomas Wheeler

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Circe, Madeline Miller

Résumé: Helios, dieu du soleil, a une fille : Circé. Elle ne possède ni les pouvoirs exceptionnels de son père, ni le charme envoûtant de sa mère mais elle se découvre pourtant un don : la sorcellerie, les poisons et la capacité à transformer ses ennemis en créatures monstrueuses. Peu à peu, même les dieux… Lire la suite Circe, Madeline Miller

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Little Women, Louisa May Alcott

Résumé: As a New England mother struggles to support her family in the wake of her husband’s service in the Civil War, her four daughters struggle, too—caught between childhood dreams and the realities of burgeoning adulthood. For Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March, raised in integrity and virtue, negotiating the right path in life means… Lire la suite Little Women, Louisa May Alcott

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The 7 1/2 deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle, Stuart Turton

Résumé: 'Somebody's going to be murdered at the ball tonight. It won't appear to be a murder, and so the murderer won't be caught. Rectify that injustice and I'll show you the way out.' It is meant to be a celebration, but it ends in tragedy. As fireworks explode overhead, Evelyn Hardcastle, the young and… Lire la suite The 7 1/2 deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle, Stuart Turton

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Daughter of the burning city, Amanda Foody

Résumé: Sixteen-year-old Sorina has spent most of her life within the smoldering borders of the Gomorrah Festival. Yet even among the many unusual members of the traveling circus-city, Sorina stands apart as the only illusion-worker born in hundreds of years. This rare talent allows her to create illusions that others can see, feel and touch,… Lire la suite Daughter of the burning city, Amanda Foody

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The Hate U Give, Angie Thomas

Résumé: Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed. Soon afterward, his… Lire la suite The Hate U Give, Angie Thomas

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Grisha tome 1 et 2, Leigh Bardugo

Résumé: Soldier. Summoner. Saint. Orphaned and expendable, Alina Starkov is a soldier who knows she may not survive her first trek across the Shadow Fold - a swath of unnatural darkness crawling with monsters. But when her regiment is attacked, Alina unleashes dormant magic not even she knew she possessed. Now Alina will enter a… Lire la suite Grisha tome 1 et 2, Leigh Bardugo

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The Bane Chronicles, Cassandra Clare, Sara Rees Brenna, Maureen Jonhson et Cassandra jean

Résumé: It's not easy being Magnus Bane. As a warlock, he's often called upon to fix the problems of others. His life as been long, and his loves have been many. And Magnus as a way of making sure he's at the right plae at the right - or perhaps wrong - time. The French… Lire la suite The Bane Chronicles, Cassandra Clare, Sara Rees Brenna, Maureen Jonhson et Cassandra jean

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Onyx and Ivory, Mindee Arnett

Résumé: They call her Traitor Kate. It’s a title Kate Brighton inherited from her father after he tried to assassinate the high king of Rime. Cast out of the nobility, Kate now works for the royal courier service. Only the most skilled ride for the Relay and only the fastest survive, for when night falls,… Lire la suite Onyx and Ivory, Mindee Arnett