Haul livres Juin 2021

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Aujourd’hui je reviens avec mon haul livres du mois de juin !

Malibu rising
Taylor Jenkins Reid

C’est la version Waterstones signée par l’auteure.

« A lifetime holding it together.
One party will bring it crashing down.

Malibu: August, 1983. It’s the day of Nina Riva’s annual end-of-summer party, and anticipation is at a fever pitch. Everyone wants to be around the famous Rivas: Nina, the talented surfer and supermodel; brothers Jay and Hud, one a championship surfer, the other a renowned photographer; and their adored baby sister, Kit. Together, the siblings are a source of fascination in Malibu and the world over-especially as the offspring of the legendary singer, Mick Riva.

By midnight the party will be completely out of control.
By morning, the Riva mansion will have gone up in flames.

But before that first spark in the early hours before dawn, the alcohol will flow, the music will play, and the loves and secrets that shaped this family’s generations will all come bubbling to the surface.

Malibu Rising is a story about one unforgettable night in the life of a family: the night they each have to choose what they will keep from the people who made them . . . and what they will leave behind. »

For the wolf
Hannah Whitten

« THE FIRST DAUGHTER IS FOR THE THRONE.
THE SECOND DAUGHTER IS FOR THE WOLF.

As the only Second Daughter born in centuries, Red has one purpose – to be sacrificed to the Wolf in the Wood in order to save her kingdom. Red is almost relieved to go. Plagued by a dangerous power she can’t control, at least she knows that in the Wilderwood, she can’t hurt those she loves. Again.

But the legends lie. The Wolf is a man, not a monster. Her magic is a calling, not a curse. And if she doesn’t learn how to use it, the Wilderwood – and her world – will be lost forever.

Hannah Whitten’s
New York Times bestselling debut is a sweeping tale of love, legends and the secrets that hide beyond the trees.« 

The maidens / Les muses
Alex Michaelides

« Mariana, Londonienne d’origine grecque, est psychothérapeute. Alors qu’elle se remet à peine de la noyade de son mari, sa fragile nièce Zoé, étudiante à Cambridge, l’appelle au secours. Une jeune fille de sa classe a été retrouvée sauvagement assassinée sur leur campus.

Mariana, ancienne élève de Cambridge, débarque aussitôt pour soutenir Zoé, et ne peut s’empêcher de mener sa propre enquête, surtout quand Zoé accuse son professeur de grec ancien, le séduisant Edward Fosca, d’être l’assassin. Mariana découvre alors que Fosca entretient des relations mystérieuses avec quelques étudiantes qui se surnomment « les Muses ». Bientôt, une autre jeune femme est retrouvée morte, une autre muse… »

Invisible kingdom volume 3
G Willow Wilson

Synopsis du tome 1:

« Vess est une jeune « non-un » tout juste initiée et dévorée par une foi inébranlable dans l’enseignement de la Renonciation. Pilote de fret aguerrie au service de la méga-corporation Lux, Grix est son antithèse. Elle trace sa route de planète en planète, épaulée par un équipage téméraire. Tout bascule quand Vess, récemment nommée scriptorienne, et Grix, plongée dans son inventaire, tombent sur une information explosive…

Cette découverte fait planer un danger aussi grave qu’immédiat sur les deux femmes, une révélation qui menace de faire chanceler les fondations de leur univers. « 

Ebooks

These wicked delights
Jessi Elliott

« When eighteen-year-old Emery Leclerc is taken from her home by a man who claims she has magical powers, she isn’t sure who to call first: the police or the psych ward.

After discovering that the magic running through her veins is the reason her parents died years ago, Emery wants nothing to do with it. She’d like nothing more than to return to her boring, small-town life. But left unchecked, her newly awakened abilities prove dangerous. She must learn to control her magic or risk having it consume her—and dying before making it out of high school would seriously suck.

Unfortunately for Emery, learning magic isn’t as easy as her new housemates make it seem. As her frustration grows, she learns that, while she may not want her magic, there’s a Wielder who does… and the hauntingly familiar and wickedly charming Remington will do whatever it takes to have it. As Emery battles him, she struggles to unravel the truth about her magical block and the undeniable pull she feels towards her enemy.

They say the truth will set you free, but for Emery, it could be the very thing that kills her. »

A song in the night (Charlie Travesty livre 5)
Jessi Elliott & K J Sutton

Le premier tome regroupe les 4 premiers livres (environ 100 pages chacun) et comme l’an dernier je pense qu’on aura un livre d’environ 100 pages tous les mois cet été ce qui composera le tome 2.

Synopsis du livre 1:

« Charlotte Travesty lives in a world of comfort. Glittering nightclubs, a lavish mansion, and a staff of humans at her beck and call. Being a royal vampire means her future is secured—all she has to do is get through the Awakening, an ancient ceremony every vampire experiences when they come of age.

But when her Awakening arrives at last, everything changes in one terrifying instant.

Cast from her home and rejected by the royal family, Charlie is forced into a life of fear and brutality. Where creatures called Weepers live below the city, kept at bay by an unlucky sector of fighters enslaved by the very king who cast her out. Charlie now finds herself among the ranks.

As she stands in a dank tunnel, clutching a weapon she doesn’t know how to use, she wonders if she’ll live to see the next sunset. »

A trial of sorcerers
Elise Kova

« Ice is in her blood.

Eighteen-year-old Waterrunner Eira Landan lives her life in the shadows — the shadow of her older brother, of her magic’s whispers, and of the person she accidentally killed. She’s the most unwanted apprentice in the Tower of Sorcerers until the day she decides to step out and compete for a spot in the Tournament of Five Kingdoms.

Pitted against the best sorcerers in the Empire, Eira fights to be one of four champions. Excelling in the trials has its rewards. She’s invited to the royal court with the “Prince of the Tower,” discovers her rare talent for forbidden magic, and at midnight, Eira secretly meets with a handsome elfin ambassador.

But, Eira soon learns, no reward is without risk. As she comes into the spotlight, so too do the skeletons of a past she hadn’t even realized was haunting her.

Eira went into the trials ready for a fight. Ready to win. She wasn’t ready for what it would cost her. No one expected the candidates might not make it out with their lives. »

Service presse

Once upon a broken heart
Stephanie Garber
Sortie le: 30 septembre 2021

« Evangeline Fox was raised in her beloved father’s curiosity shop, where she grew up on legends about immortals, like the tragic Prince of Hearts. She knows his powers are mythic, his kiss is worth dying for, and that bargains with him rarely end well.

But when Evangeline learns that the love of her life is about to marry another, she becomes desperate enough to offer the Prince of Hearts whatever he wants in exchange for his help to stop the wedding. The prince only asks for three kisses. But after Evangeline’s first promised kiss, she learns that the Prince of Hearts wants far more from her than she’d pledged. And he has plans for Evangeline that will either end in the greatest happily ever after, or the most exquisite tragedy . . . »

Star eater
Kerstin Hall
Sortie le: 22 juin 2021

« All martyrdoms are difficult.

Elfreda Raughn will avoid pregnancy if it kills her, and one way or another, it will kill her. Though she’s able to stomach her gruesome day-to-day duties, the reality of preserving the Sisterhood of Aytrium’s magical bloodline horrifies her. She wants out, whatever the cost.

So when a shadowy faction approaches Elfreda with an offer of escape, she leaps at the opportunity. As their spy, she gains access to the highest reaches of the Sisterhood, and enters a glittering world of opulent parties, subtle deceptions, and unexpected bloodshed.

A phantasmagorical indictment of hereditary power, Star Eater takes readers deep into a perilous and uncanny world where even the most powerful women are forced to choose what sacrifices they will make, so that they might have any choice at all. »

Voilà pour mon haul de juin 🙂

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