Paris, at the dawn of the modern age: Prince Sebastian is looking for a bride―or rather, his parents are looking for one for him. Sebastian is too busy hiding his secret life from everyone. At night he puts on daring dresses and takes Paris by storm as the fabulous Lady Crystallia―the hottest fashion icon in […]Lire la suite de "***** The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang"
On a cool June evening in 2009, after performing a concert at London’s Royal Academy of Music, twenty-year-old American flautist Edwin Rist boarded a train for a suburban outpost of the British Museum of Natural History. Home to one of the largest ornithological collections in the world, the Tring museum was full of rare bird […]Lire la suite de "**** The Feather Thief, by Kirk W. Johnson"
Everything Handmaids wear is red: the colour of blood, which defines us. Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead, where women are prohibited from holding jobs, reading, and forming friendships. She serves in the household of the Commander and his wife, and under the new social order she has only one purpose: once […]Lire la suite de "****The Handmaid’s Tale: The Graphic Novel by Renée Nault, Margaret Atwood"
Emma Crewe doesn’t care for books, but has the power to literally be lost in one.When Emma lands in another world following a library fire, she discovers she’s a Namesake — one with the power to open portals to other worlds via the power of their name: strange, fantasy, and fairy-tale lands we know thanks […]Lire la suite de "**** Namesake, by Isabelle Melançon and Megan Lavey-Heaton"
Logan West and Emma James grew up together but are now high school seniors going in totally opposite directions after graduation. When they are assigned to work together on one last history project, they hardly expect the monotony of high school life to change. Instead, as they decode a series of unexplained clues hidden within […]Lire la suite de "*** The coordinate, by Marc Jacobs"
As our story begins, we meet Bethany, a drifter with a hero complex who finds herself in the town of Llyne in search of someone in need. She finds her mission in the name of Emory Van Craggan, a fifteen-year-old boy who went missing while fetching supplies for his family from an adjacent village. Despite […]Lire la suite de "**** Songs for the Dead #1 and #2"
A forbidden romance. A deadly plague. Earth’s fate hinges on one girl . . . CINDER, a gifted mechanic in New Beijing, is also a cyborg. She’s reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister’s sudden illness. But when her life becomes entwined with the handsome Prince Kai’s, she finds herself at the centre […]Lire la suite de "**** Cinder, by Marissa Meyer"