Percy Jackson and the Olympians tome 1
Résumé : Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school… again. and that’s the least of his troubles. Lately, mythological monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus seem to be walking straight out of the pages of Percy’s Greek mythology textbook and into his life. And worse, he’s angered a few of theme. Zeus’s master lightning bolt has been stolen, and Percy is the prime suspect.
Now Percy and his friends have just ten days to find and return Zeus’s stolen property and bring peace to a warring Mount Olympus. But to succeed in his quest, Percy will have to do more than catch the true thief : he ùust come to terms with the father who abandoned him; solve the riddle of the Oracle, which warns him of betrayal by a friend; and unravel a treachery more powerful than the gods themselves. Lire la suite de « The Lightning Thief »
Résumé : When nineteen-year-old huntress Feyre kills a wolf in the woods, a beast-like creature arrives to demand retribution. Dragged to a treacherous magical land she knows about onl from legends, Feyre discovers that her captor is not an animal but Tamlin- one of the lethal, immortal faeries who once ruled their world.
As Fere dwelss on his estate, her feelings for Tamlin transform from icy hostility to a fiery passion that burns through every lie and warning she’s been told about the beautiful, dangerous world of the Fae. But an ancient, wicked shadow over the faerie lands is growing, and Feyre must find a way to stop it… or doom Tamlin -and his world- forever. Lire la suite de « A Court Of Thorns And Roses »
The Lunar Chronicles Series
Résumé : In her first graphic novel, Marissa Meyer extends the world of the Lunar Chronicles with a brand-new, action-packed story about Iko, the android with a heart of (mechanized) gold. When rogue packs of wolf-hybrid soldiers threaten the tenuous peace alliance between Earth and Luna, Iko takes it upon herself to hunt down the soldiers’ leader. She is soon working with a handsome royal guard who forces her to question everything she knows about love, loyalty, and her own humanity. With appearances by Cinder, Cress, Scarlet, Winter, and the rest of the Rampion crew, this is a must-have for fans of the bestselling series. Lire la suite de « Wires and Nerve »
Résumé : When geek girl Elle Wittimer sees a cosplay contest sponsored by the producers of Starfield, she has to enter. First prizeis an invitation to the ExcelsiCon Cosplay Ball and a meet-and-greet with the actor slated to play Federation Prince Carmindor in the reboot. Elle’s been scraping together tips from her gig at the Magic Pumpkin food truck behind her step-mother’s back, and winning this contest could be her ticket out once and for all – not to mention a fangirl’s dream come true.
Teen actor Darien Freeman is less than thrilled about this year’s ExcelsiCon. He used to live for conventions, but now tthey’re nothing but jaw-aching photo sessions and awkward meet-and-greets. Playing Federation Prince Carmindor is all he’s ever wanted, but the diehard Starfield fandom has already dismissed him as just another heartthrob. As ExcelsiCon draws near, closet nerd Darien feels more and more like a fake – until he meets a girl xho shows him otherwise.
Part romance, part love letter to nerd culture, and all totally adorbs, Geekerella is a fairy tale for anyone who believes in the magic of fandom. Lire la suite de « Geekerella »
Les Chroniques Lunaires, hors-série
Résumé : The universe of the Lunar Chronicles holds stories – and secrets – that are wondrous, vicious, and romantic. How did Cinder first arrive in New Beijing? How did the brooding soldier Wolf transform from young man to killer? When did Princess Winter and the palace guard Jacin realize their destinies?
Auteure : Marissa Meyer (Cinder, Scarlet, Cress, Winter, Fairest) Lire la suite de « Stars Above »
Résumé : Asha is a dragon-slayer.
Reviled by her people she’s sworn to protect, she kills to atone for the wicked deed she committed as a child – one that almost destroyed her city, her left her with a terrible scar.
But protecting her father’s kingdom is a lonely destiny : no matter how many drgons she kills, her people still think she’s wicked.
Even worse, to unite the fractured kingdome she must marry Jarek, the cruel commandant. As the wedding day approaches, Asha longs for freedom.
Just when it seems her fate is sealed, the king offers her a way out : her freedom in exchange for the head of the most powerful dragon in Firgaard.
And the only person standing in her way is a defiant slave boy…
Lire la suite de « The Last Namsara »
Résumé : This book will boost your powers of observation, memory, deduction and reasoning using the tricks and techniques of the world’s most famous detective.
It is packed full of case studies, tests and examples from the original novels.
Topics covered include : mind palaces, non-verbal tells, lie detection, intuition, concentration, listening, alertness, relaxation, logic, speed reading, people watching, information shifting and much, much more.
You will never look at a shirt cuff, trouser hem or scuff on a shoe in the same way again! Lire la suite de « How to think like Sherlock »
Hopeless tome 2.5
Résumé : A chance encounter in the dark leads eighteen-year-old Daniel and the girl who stumbles across him to profess their love for each other. But this love has conditions : they agree it will last only one hour, and it will be only make-believe.
When their hour is up and the girl rushes off like Cinderella, Daniel tries to convince himself that what happened between them seemed perfect only because they were pretending it xas. Moments like it only happen in fairy tales.
One year and one bad relationship later, his disbelief in love-a-first-sight is stripped away the day he meets Six : a girl with a strange name and an even stranger personnality. Unfortunately for Daniel, finding true love doesn’t guarantee a happily ever after… it only further threatens it.
Will an unbearable secret from the past jeopardize Daniel and Six’s only chance at saving each other? Lire la suite de « Finding Cinderella »
Hopeless tome 2
Résumé : Dean Holder has spent the last thirteen years obsessing over the moment that changed his life forever… the day his best friend was taken from him.
Holder can’t help blaming himself for Hope’s disappearance, and looks for her in every girl he meets. Until he fins Sky, who is the spitting image of the little girl that he let walk away all those years ago, only she doesn’t know who he is…
But while Holder can’t help falling for Sky, he also can’t shake the responsibility he feels, and the new guilt that is thrust upon him. In order to move forward Hlder must dig deep into his past, and with Sky’s help, find the peace that he so desperately needs. Lire la suite de « Losing Hope »
Résumé : One terrible morning, Jules and her sisters see their parents murdered in front of them. The fearsome assassin abducts all three girls and brings them to the world of Faerie, where Jude is installed into the royal court. Mocked and tormented for being merely mortal, Jude soon realises that to survive in this treacherous, dangerous, new world, she needs to be as smart, cunning and deceitful as the Fay themselves.
But the stairway to power is fraught with shadows and betrayal. And looming over all is the infuriating, arrogant and charismatic Prince Cardan. Jude must take the utmost care…
Auteure : Holly Black Lire la suite de « The Cruel Prince »