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Hello la compagnie, je vous propose une nouvelle sélection de mes pérégrinations dans le monde des livres en langue anglaise. Il y en a pour tous les goûts et les âges. Je vous souhaite une agréable journée et de bonnes lectures.

The Devouring gray de Christine Lynn Herman

Nombre de pages : 368 pages
Editeur : Disney- Hyperion
Date de sortie : 02 avril 2019
ISBN-10: 1368024963
ISBN-13: 9781368024969
Prix Editeur : 17,81€
Disponible sur Liseuse : Oui – 5,53€ (lié au format broché et non au hardback)

Résumé: After the death of her sister, seventeen-year-old Violet Saunders finds herself dragged to Four Paths, New York. Violet may be a newcomer, but she soon learns her mother isn’t: They belong to one of the revered founding families of the town, where stone bells hang above every doorway and danger lurks in the depths of the woods.

Justin Hawthorne’s bloodline has protected Four Paths for generations from the Gray-a lifeless dimension that imprisons a brutal monster. After Justin fails to inherit his family’s powers, his mother is determined to keep this humiliation a secret. But Justin can’t let go of the future he was promised and the town he swore to protect.

Ever since Harper Carlisle lost her hand to an accident that left her stranded in the Gray for days, she has vowed revenge on the person who abandoned her: Justin Hawthorne. There are ripples of dissent in Four Paths, and Harper seizes an opportunity to take down the Hawthornes and change her destiny-to what extent, even she doesn’t yet know.

The Gray is growing stronger every day, and its victims are piling up. When Violet accidentally unleashes the monster, all three must band together with the other Founders to unearth the dark truths behind their families’ abilities… before the Gray devours them all.

We rule the night de Claire Eliza Bartlett

Nombre de pages : 400 pages
Editeur : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Date de sortie : 02 avril 2019
ISBN-10: 0316417270
ISBN-13: 9780316417273
Prix Editeur : 16,86€
Disponible sur Liseuse : Oui – 7,99€ 

Résumé: Seventeen-year-old Revna is a factory worker, manufacturing war machines for the Union of the North. When she’s caught using illegal magic, she fears being branded a traitor and imprisoned. Meanwhile, on the front lines, Linné defied her father, a Union general, and disguised herself as a boy to join the army. They’re both offered a reprieve from punishment if they use their magic in a special women’s military flight unit and undertake terrifying, deadly missions under cover of darkness. Revna and Linné can hardly stand to be in the same cockpit, but if they can’t fly together, and if they can’t find a way to fly well, the enemy’s superior firepower will destroy them–if they don’t destroy each other first.

We Rule the Night is a powerful story about sacrifice, complicated friendships, and survival despite impossible odds.

Of blood and bone Tome 1 : A time of dred de John Gwynne

Nombre de pages : 480 pages
Editeur : Macmillan
Date de sortie : 11 janvier 2018
ISBN-10: 1509812946
ISBN-13: 9781509812943
Prix Editeur : 10,70€ (actuellement en promotion) sinon 16,54€
Disponible sur Liseuse : Oui – 6,99€

Résumé: A Time of Dread reminds me of why I became a fantasy enthusiast in the first place’ Robin Hobb
Set in the same world as the Faithful and the Fallen quartet, the first novel in John Gwynne’s Of Blood and Bone series, A Time of Dread, takes place one hundred years after the end of Wrath.

The Ben-Elim, a race of warrior angels, once vanquished a mighty demon horde. Now they rule the Banished lands. But their dominion is brutally enforced and their ancient enemy may not be as crushed as they thought.

In the snowbound north, Drem, a trapper, finds mutilated corpses in the forests – a sign of demonic black magic. In the south, Riv, a young, tempestuous soldier, discovers a deadly rift within the Ben-Elim themselves.

Two individuals with two world-changing secrets. But where will they lead? And what role will Drem and Riv play in the Banished Land’s fate? Difficult choices need to be made. Because in the shadows, demons are gathering, waiting for their time to rise…

Of blood and bone Tome 2 : A time of blood de John Gwynne

Nombre de pages : 496 pages
Editeur : Macmillan
Date de sortie : 18 avril 2019
ISBN-10: 1509812989
ISBN-13: 9781509812981
Prix Editeur : 20,14€
Disponible sur Liseuse : Oui – 10,39€

Résumé: Defy the darkness. Defend the light . . .

At the battle of Starstone Lake, Drem and his friends witnessed horrors they’ll never forget. They saw magic warping men into beasts and a demon rise from the dead, creating something new and terrifying. So they flee to warn the Order of the Bright Star. But the demons’ high priestess, Fritha, is determined to hunt them down.

Concealed in Forn Forest, Riv struggles to understand her half-breed lineage. It represents the warrior angels’ most dangerous secret, so when their high captain tracks her down, he aims to kill.

Meanwhile, demonic forces are gathering a mighty war-host, to crush their enemies and rule the world of man. And the angels are already fractured and facing betrayal. Like heroes of old, Riv, Drem and the Bright Star’s warriors must battle to save their land. But can the light triumph when the dark is rising?

Lot lands Tome 1 : The grey bastards de Jonathan French

Nombre de pages : 464 pages
Editeur : Crown
Date de sortie : 21 juin 2018
ISBN-10: 0356511642
ISBN-13: 9780356511641
Prix Editeur : 10,76€
Disponible sur Liseuse : Oui – 4,49€

Résumé: BRING ON THE ORCS . . .

Jackal is proud to be a Grey Bastard, member of a sworn brotherhood of half-orcs. Unloved and unwanted in civilized society, the Bastards eke out a hard life in the desolate no-man’s-land called the Lots, protecting frail and noble human civilization from invading bands of vicious full-blooded orcs.

But as Jackal is soon to learn, his pride may be misplaced. Because a dark secret lies at the heart of the Bastards’ existence – one that reveals a horrifying truth behind humanity’s tenuous peace with the orcs, and exposes a grave danger on the horizon.

On the heels of the ultimate betrayal, Jackal must scramble to stop a devastating invasion – even as he wonders where his true loyalties lie.

One of god fragment Tome 1 : Stranger of tempest de Tom Lloyd

Nombre de pages : 512 pages
Editeur : Gollancz
Date de sortie : 20 avril 2017
ISBN-10: 1473213185
ISBN-13: 9781473213180
Prix Editeur : 11,80€ 
Disponible sur Liseuse : Oui – 3,99€

Résumé: Lynx is a mercenary with a sense of honour; a dying breed in the Riven Kingdom. Failed by the nation he served and weary of the skirmishes that plague the continent’s principalities, he walks the land in search of purpose. He wants for little so bodyguard work keeps his belly full and his mage-gun loaded. It might never bring a man fame or wealth, but he’s not forced to rely on others or kill without cause.

Little could compel Lynx to join a mercenary company, but he won’t turn his back on a kidnapped girl. At least the job seems simple enough; the mercenaries less stupid and vicious than most he’s met over the years.

So long as there are no surprises or hidden agendas along the way, it should work out fine.

One of god fragment Tome 2 : Princess of blood de Tom Lloyd

Nombre de pages : 544 pages
Editeur : Gollancz
Date de sortie : 14 juin 2018
ISBN-10: 1473213215
ISBN-13: 9781473213210
Prix Editeur : 5,45€
Disponible sur Liseuse : Oui – 3,99€

Résumé: There’s a new Card in the Mercenary Deck – one Lynx isn’t sure if he’s happy to see or not. The assassin Toil now wears the Princess of Blood on her jacket and even Lynx would admit she’s a woman cloaked in chaos and bloodshed.
Their new mission is to escort a dignitary to the pious and ancient city of Jarrazir – beneath which lies a fabled labyrinth. Having barely survived their last underground adventure the mercenaries aren’t keen for another, but Toil has other plans.

Under threat of siege and horrors rising from the labyrinth, even the Mercenary Deck may have to accept that Jarrazir’s prohibition laws aren’t their biggest problem.

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Karine

Chroniqueuse sur Songe d’une nuit d’été depuis deux ans, mes goûts littéraires vont du roman jeunesse au thriller en passant par la fantasy. Je suis également une gameuse adepte des MMOrpg et rpg tout court. J'aime aussi les jeux de rôle papier à plus petit dose.

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