Daughter of the burning city

daughter_of_the_burning_city_foody-thumb-300x456-645382Résumé : 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, with personalities all their own. Her creations are her family, and together they make up the cast of the Festival’s Freak Show.
But no matterr how lifelike they may seem, her illusions are still jut that – illusions, and not truly real. Or so she always believed… until one of them is murdered.
Desperate to protect her family, Sorina must track down the culprit and determine how they killed a person who doesn’t actually exist. Her search for answers leads her to the self-proclaimed gossip-worker Luca. Their investigation sends them through a haze of political turmoil and forbidden romance, and into the most sinister corners of the Festival. But as the killer continues murdering Sorina’s illusions one by one, she must unravel the horrifying truth before all her loved ones disappear. Lire la suite de « Daughter of the burning city »

Lady Midnight

The Dark Artifices tome 1

the-mortal-instruments-renaissance-tome-1-la-princesse-de-la-nuit-926225Résumé : In a secret world where half-angel warriors are sworn to fight demons, parabatai is a sacred word. A parabatai is your partner in battle. A parabatai is your best friend. Parabatai can be everything to each other – but they can never fall in love.
Emma Carstairs is a warrior, a Shadowhunter. She lives for battle. Alongside her parabatai Julian Blackthorn, she patrols Los Angeles, where vampires party at Sunset Strip, and fearies – the most powerful of supernatural creatures – teeter on the edge of war with Shadowhunters. When the bodies of humans and faeries are found murdered in the same way Emma’s parents were when she was a child, an uneasy alliance is formed. This is Emma’s chance for revenge and Julian’s chance to get back his brother Mark, who is being held by the faerie Courts. All they have to do is solve the murders within two weeks… and before the murderers targets them. Lire la suite de « Lady Midnight »

Crooked Kingdom

 Six of crows tome 2

https3a2f2fweltbild-scene7-com2fasset2fvgw2fcrooked-kingdom-145756501Résumé : Kaz Brekker and his crew have just pulled off a heist so daring even they didn’t think they’d survive. But instead of divvying up a fat reward, they’re right back to fighting for their lives. Double-crossed and badly weakened, the crew is low on resources, allies and hope. As powerful forces from around the world descend on ketterdam to root out the secrets of the dangerous drug known as jurda parem, old rivals and new enemies emerge to challenge Kaz’s cunning and test the team’s fragile’s loyalties. A war will be waged on the city’s dark ans twisting streets – a battle for revenge and redemption that will decide the fate of the Grisha world. Lire la suite de « Crooked Kingdom »

The Assassin’s Blade

Throne of Glass Hors-Série

keleana-the-assassin-s-blade-364960Résumé : Celaena Sardothien is her kingdom’s most feared assassin. Though she worsk for the powerful and ruthless Assassins’ Guil, she yields to no one and trusts only her fellow killer-for-hire, Sam.
When Celaena’s scheming master, Arobynn Hamel, dispatches her on missions that take her from remote islands to hostile deserts, she finds herself acting independently of his wishes – and questioning her own allegiance. Along the way, she makes friends and enemies alike, and discovers that she feels far more for Sam than just friendship. But by defying Arobynn’s orders, Celaena risks unimaginable punishment, and with Sam by her side, he is in danger, too. They will have to risk it all if they hope to escape Arobynn’s clutches – and if they fail, they’ll lose not just a chance at freedom but their lives… Lire la suite de « The Assassin’s Blade »

Queen of Shadows

Throne of Glass tome 4

throne-of-glass-tome-4-queen-of-shadows-594848Résumé : Everyone Celaena Sardothien loves has been taken from her. But she’s at last returned to the empire – for vengeance, to rescue her once-glorious kingdom, and to confront the shadows of her past…
She has embraced her identity as Aelin Galathynius, Queen of Terrasen. But before she can reclaim her throne, she must fight.
She will fight for her cousin, a warrior prepared to die for her. She will fight for her friend, a young man trapped in an unspeakable prison. And she will fight for her people, enslaved to a brutal king and awaiting their lost queen’s triumphant return. Lire la suite de « Queen of Shadows »


trahisons-744454Résumé : A sharp look into the nature of romantic relationships, Harold Pinter’s Betrayal starts in 1977 when long time lovers Jerry and Emma meet after her marriage to her husband Robert dissolves, and then backtracks all the way to 1968 when their affair first began. As the years spin backwards, a complex web of secrets about the trio emerges and calls into question the nature of their intimacy — as friends, as partners, as spouses. A play about love, lust, and time, Betrayal poetically explores the rift between memory and reality.

Auteur : Harold Pinter Lire la suite de « Betrayal »

Without Merit

without-merit-9781471171925_hrRésumé : The Voss family is anything but normal. They live in a repurposed church, newly baptized Dollar Voss. The once cancer-stricken mother lives in the basement, the father is married to the mother’s former nurse, the little brother isn’t allowed to do or eat anything fun, and the eldest siblings are irritatingly perfect. Then, there’s Merit.
Merit Voss collects trophies she hasn’t earned and secrets her family forces her to keep. While browsing the local antiques shop for her next trophy, she finds Sagan. His wit and unapologetic idealism disarm and spark renewed life into her – until she discovers that he’s completely unavailable. Merit retreats deeper into herself, watching her family from the sidelines, when she learns a secret that no trophy in the world can fix. Lire la suite de « Without Merit »


Caraval tome 2

https3A2F2Fi.gr-assets.com2Fimages2FS2Fcompressed.photo_.goodreads.com2Fhostedimages2F1506701325i2F24044322._SY540_Résumé : After being swept up in the magical world of Caraval, Donatella Dragna has finally escaped her father and saved her sister, Scarlet, from a disastrous arranged marriage. The girls should be celebrating, but Tella isnt yet free. She made a desperate bargain with a mysterious criminal, and what Tella owes him no one has ever been able to deliver : Caraval Master Legend’s true name.
The only chance of uncovering Legend’s identity is to win Caraval, so Tella throws herslef into the legendary competition once more – and inito the path of the murderous heir to the throne, a doomed love story, and a web of secrets… including her sister’s. Caraval has always demanded bravery, cunning, and sacrifice, but ow the game is asking for more. If Tella can’t fulfill her bargain and deliver Legend’s name, she’ll lose everything she cares about – maybe even her life. But if she wins, Legend and Caraval will be destroyed forever. Lire la suite de « Legendary »

A Discovery Of Witches

All Souls tome 1

41nu3s035jl-_sx323_bo1204203200_Résumé : It begins with absence and desire.
It begins with blood and fear.
It begins with a discovery of witches…
A world of witches, daemons and vampires. A manuscript which holds the secrets of their past and the key to their future. Diana and Matthew – the forbidden love at the heart of it.

Auteure : Deborah Harkness

Edition : headline

Genre : Fantastique Lire la suite de « A Discovery Of Witches »

To all the boys I’ve loved before


Résumé : Sixteen-year-old Lara Jean Song keeps her love letters in a hatbox her mother gave her. They aren’t love letters that anyone else wrote for her; these are ones she’s written. One for every boy she’s ever loved—five in all. When she writes, she pours out her heart and soul and says all the things she would never say in real life, because her letters are for her eyes only. Until the day her secret letters are mailed, and suddenly, Lara Jean’s love life goes from imaginary to out of control. Lire la suite de « To all the boys I’ve loved before »