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Stalcking Jack the Riper, tome 1, Kerri Maniscalco

Résumé: Seventeen-year-old Audrey Rose Wadsworth was born a lord's daughter, with a life of wealth and privilege stretched out before her. But between the social teas and silk dress fittings, she leads a forbidden secret life. Against her stern father's wishes and society's expectations, Audrey often slips away to her uncle's laboratory to study the… Lire la suite Stalcking Jack the Riper, tome 1, Kerri Maniscalco

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Cinderella is dead, Kalynn Bayron

Résumé: It’s 200 years after Cinderella found her prince, but the fairy tale is over. Teen girls are now required to appear at the Annual Ball, where the men of the kingdom select wives based on a girl’s display of finery. If a suitable match is not found, the girls not chosen are never heard… Lire la suite Cinderella is dead, Kalynn Bayron

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La mythologie viking/Norse Mythology, Neil Gaiman

Résumé (français): L’univers de Neil Gaiman est nourri par les légendes nordiques. Il revient à ses sources et nous raconte enfin la grande saga des dieux scandinaves qui l’ont inspiré pour son chef d’oeuvre American Gods. De la genèse des neuf mondes au crépuscule des dieux et l’ère des hommes, ils reprennent vie : Odin,… Lire la suite La mythologie viking/Norse Mythology, Neil Gaiman

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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