Let the Storm Break

Titre : Let the Storm Break
Auteur : Shannon Messenger
Éditeur : Simon and Schuster
ISBN-13 : 9781442450462
Libération : 2014-03-04

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Breathtaking action continues in the sequel to the “remarkably unpredictable” (BCCB) lush fantasy novel, Let the Sky Fall, from the author of the bestselling Keeper of the Lost Cities series. Vane Weston is haunted. By the searing pull of his bond to Audra. By the lies he’s told to cover for her disappearance. By the treacherous winds that slip into his mind, trying to trap him in his worst nightmares. And as his enemies grow stronger, Vane doesn’t know how much longer he can last on his own. But Audra’s still running. From her past. From the Gales. Even from Vane, who she doesn’t believe she deserves. And the farther she flees, the more danger she finds. She possesses the secret power her enemy craves, and protecting it might be more than she can handle—especially when she discovers Raiden’s newest weapon. With the Gale Force weakened by recent attacks, and the power of four collapsing, Vane and Audra are forced to make a choice: keep trusting the failing winds, or turn to the people who’ve betrayed them before. But even if they survive the storms sent to destroy them, will they have anything left to hold on to?

Lester s Dreadful Sweaters

Titre : Lester s Dreadful Sweaters
Auteur : K. G. Campbell
Éditeur : Kids Can Press Ltd
ISBN-13 : 9781554537709
Libération : 2012

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When Cousin Clara's house is destroyed by a crocodile, she moves in with Lester and his parents and proceeds to knit a series of increasingly hideous and ill-fitting sweaters, which she presents to Lester and his parents insist that he wear.

Mama Black Widow

Titre : Mama Black Widow
Auteur : Iceberg Slim
Éditeur : Simon and Schuster
ISBN-13 : 9781936399208
Libération : 2013-05-07

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The most gritty and real illustration of the black ghetto ever told, from the only man capable of telling it, Iceberg Slim, bestselling author of Pimp. Mama Black Widow tells the tragic story of Otis Tilson, a stunning black drag queen trapped in a cruel queer ghetto underworld. In hopes of escaping the racial bigotry and economic injustice of the South, Otis’ family journeys north from their plantation to an urban promised land. Once in Chicago Otis and his brother and sisters become prisoners to a wasteland of violence, crime, prostitution and rape. This is the gut-wrenching tale of the destruction of a family and the truest portrayal of homosexuality in the ghetto ever told.

Pip Bartlett s Guide to Magical Creatures

Titre : Pip Bartlett s Guide to Magical Creatures
Auteur : Jackson Pearce
Éditeur : Scholastic Incorporated
ISBN-13 : 1338088157
Libération : 2016-07-26

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From bestselling authors Maggie Stiefvater and Jackson Pearce comes an exciting new series full of magical creatures, whimsical adventures, and quirky illustrations. Here s a list of things Pip Bartlett can talk to: Unicorns Miniature Silky Griffins Bitterflunks Basically, all magical creatures Here s a list of things she can t talk to (at least, not very well): Parents Teachers Basically, all people Because of a Unicorn Incident at her school (it was an accident!), Pip is spending the summer with her Aunt Emma at the Cloverton Clinic for Magical Creatures. At first, it s all fun, games, and chatting with Hobgrackles, but when Fuzzles appear and start bursting into flame at the worst possible places, Pip and her new friend Tomas must take action. Because if the mystery of the Fuzzles isn t solved soon, both magical and unmagical creatures are going to be in a lot of trouble."

The Devil Walks

Titre : The Devil Walks
Auteur : Anne Fine
Éditeur : Random House
ISBN-13 : 9781446478172
Libération : 2011-07-07

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'The devil walks . . . But the devil can make no headway if he has no help. We must invite him in . . .' Raised in secrecy by a mother everyone thinks has gone mad, Daniel's only link to his past is the intricately built model of the family home - High Gates. The dolls' house is perfect in every detail. As Daniel is reunited with the last remaining member of his family - his 'uncle' Severin, who bears an uncanny resemblance to a sinister wooden doll he has found hidden in the house, he begins to suspect that this vicious, haunted puppet of a figure has a chilling influence, bringing cruelty and spite in its wake. Now Daniel's very life is at risk as his uncle is determined to get his hands on the figure . . . The menace builds throughout in this deliciously creepy Gothic tale.

The Devil of Nanking

Titre : The Devil of Nanking
Auteur : Mo Hayder
Éditeur : Random House
ISBN-13 : 9781407066738
Libération : 2010-02-04

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Tokyo, 1990 Grey Hutchins is in pursuit of an obsession. She is searching for a piece of film taken during the infamous Nanking massacre of 1937. Some say it never existed. Grey is certain that it does, and that it lies hidden - somewhere in Tokyo. Alone in an alien city, Grey becomes a hostess in an exclusive club catering for Japanese businessmen - and gangsters. One gangster dominates - an old man in a wheelchair surrounded by a terrifying entourage - who is rumoured to rely on a powerful elixir for his continued health. It is an elixir that others want - at any price ... With its focus on 1990's Tokyo and Nanking in 1937, The Devil of Nanking is a literary thriller of the highest order. With its heady atmosphere of overt violence, lurking fear and sexual tension, this is a novel that takes hold of the reader and does not let go until its explosive final pages.

Tokyo Vice

Titre : Tokyo Vice
Auteur : Jake Adelstein
Éditeur : Hachette UK
ISBN-13 : 9781849016223
Libération : 2010-07-08

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From the only American journalist ever to have been admitted to the insular Tokyo Metropolitan Police press club: a unique, firsthand, revelatory look at Japanese culture from the underbelly up. At nineteen, Jake Adelstein went to Japan in search of peace and tranquility. What he got was a life of crime . . . crime reporting, that is, at the prestigious Yomiuri Shinbun. For twelve years of eighty-hour workweeks, he covered the seedy side of Japan, where extortion, murder, human trafficking, and corruption are as familiar as ramen noodles and sake. But when his final scoop brought him face to face with Japan's most infamous yakuza boss-and the threat of death for him and his family-Adelstein decided to step down . . . momentarily. Then, he fought back. In Tokyo Vice, Adelstein tells the riveting, often humorous tale of his journey from an inexperienced cub reporter-who made rookie mistakes like getting into a martial-arts battle with a senior editor-to a daring, investigative journalist with a price on his head. With its vivid, visceral descriptions of crime in Japan and an exploration of the world of modern-day yakuza that even few Japanese ever see, Tokyo Vice is a deeply thought-provoking book: equal parts cultural exposé, true crime, and hard-boiled noir.

Broken Soup

Titre : Broken Soup
Auteur : Jenny Valentine
Éditeur : HarperCollins UK
ISBN-13 : 9780007369638
Libération : 2012-05-31

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An intriguing, compelling and moving novel from the award-winning author of Finding Violet Park.

Your Ticket Is No Longer Valid

Titre : Your Ticket Is No Longer Valid
Auteur : Romain Gary
Éditeur : George Braziller
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015011490797
Libération : 1977-01-01

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Fifty-nine-year-old Jacques Rainier, international tycoon and former Resistance leader, finds himself in love with a beautiful young Brazilian woman at a time when his virility is waning and the European economic recession threatens his financial empire