The Last Namsara

32667458Résumé : 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…
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How to think like Sherlock

how-to-think-like-sherlockRésumé : 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 »

Memorable Moments – La Fairyloot box de Mars 2018

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A propos de cette box en général : la FairyLoot box est une box Young Adult qui nous vient du Royaume-Uni. Je vous invite à aller faire un tour sur leur site. Ils proposent chaque mois un thème avec un livre tout juste sorti, en hardback, et plusieurs goodies sur le thème. Lire la suite de « Memorable Moments – La Fairyloot box de Mars 2018 »

The Cruel Prince

the-folk-of-the-air-tome-1-the-cruel-prince-924024Résumé : 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 »

Everless

everless-1003789Résumé : In the land of Sempera, the rich control everything – even time. Ever since the age of alchemy and sorcery, hours, days and years have been extracted from blood and bound to iron coins. The rich live for centuries; the poor bleed themselves dry.
Jules and her father are behind on their rent and low on hours. To stop him from draining himself to clear their debts, Jules takes a job at Everless, the grand estate of the cruel Gerling family.
There, Jules encounters danger and temptation in the guise of the Gerling heir, Roan, who is soon to be married. But the web of secrets at Everless stretches beyond her desire, and the truths she must uncover will change her life for ever… and possibly the future of time itself. Lire la suite de « Everless »

The Hazel Wood

9780141388663Résumé : Alice has spent most of her life on the road, always one step ahead of the strange bad luck bitibg at her heels. But when Alice’s grandmother, the reclusive author of a book of pitch-black fairy tales, dies alone on her isolated estate – the Hazel Wood – Alice discovers how bad her luck can really get.
Her own mother is stolen away – by a figure who claims to come from the supernatural world where the fairy tales are set. Alice’s only clue is the message left behind: Stay away from the Hazel Wood.
To rescue her mother, Alice must venture first to the Hazel Wood, then into a world where her grandmother’s tales began… Lire la suite de « The Hazel Wood »

C’est lundi, que lisez-vous? #75

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Le rendez-vous du lundi, inspiré par It’s Monday, What are you reading créé par One Person’s Journey Through a World of Books repris par Le blog de Galléane est bien sympa pour faire un petit point lecture chaque semaine.
Ce rendez-vous demande de répondre à trois questions que voici :

  • Qu’ai-je lu la semaine dernière

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Twisted Tales – La Fairyloot box de Février 2018

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A propos de cette box en général : la FairyLoot box est une box Young Adult qui nous vient du Royaume-Uni. Je vous invite à aller faire un tour sur leur site. Ils proposent chaque mois un thème avec un livre tout juste sorti, en hardback, et plusieurs goodies sur le thème. Lire la suite de « Twisted Tales – La Fairyloot box de Février 2018 »