A linguistically informed look at how our digital world is transforming the English language. Language is humanity’s most spectacular open-source project, and the internet is making our language change faster and in more interesting ways than ever before. Internet conversations are structured by the shape of our apps and platforms, from the grammar of status […]Lire la suite de "***** Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language by Gretchen McCulloch"
The story is supposed to be over. Simon Snow did everything he was supposed to do. He beat the villain. He won the war. He even fell in love. Now comes the good part, right? Now comes the happily ever after… So why can’t Simon Snow get off the couch? What he needs, according to […]Lire la suite de "***** Wayward Son by Rainbow Rowell"
The Witching Hours is an anthology of comics about magical women written, illustrated and edited by women and non-binary persons. We wanted to explore the range of what a witch can be as well as celebrate powerful and magical women.The book features 11 stories ranging from fantasy to horror to slice of life, written and […]Lire la suite de "***** The Witching Hours Anthology, by Cloudscape comics"
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"
SAKURA AND SYAORAN RETURN! But they’re not the people you know. Sakura is the princess of Clow—and possessor of a mysterious, misunderstood power that promises to change the world. Syaoran is her childhood friend and leader of the archaeological dig that took his father’s life. They reside in an alternate reality . . . where […]Lire la suite de "***** Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicles, by CLAMP"
Simon Snow is the worst chosen one who’s ever been chosen. That’s what his roommate, Baz, says. And Baz might be evil and a vampire and a complete git, but he’s probably right. Half the time, Simon can’t even make his wand work, and the other half, he sets something on fire. His mentor’s avoiding […]Lire la suite de "***** Carry On by Rainbow Rowell"