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  • Zodiak La treizieme constellation
    Author:
    Royer, Maude
    Summary:

    Avant de mourir, Ychandre de Sadira a convaincu son esclave d’accomplir pour lui son destin en montant sur le trône de Nusakan. En s’appropriant le talisman de citrines d’Ychandre, Jorik a obtenu la protection du Gardien Sagittaire. C’est donc avec le centaure Kaus dans son sillage que le nébuleux se présentera au palais de Gemme. Étrangement, les dieux ne semblent pas s’offusquer de cette manigance. Cependant, quel sort les hommes réserveraientils au nébuleux s’ils découvraient sa véritable identité? Jorik devra apprendre à évoluer dans un monde très différent de celui qu’il a connu. Il s’attirera la colère des courtisans de la princesse Saraléane, mais aussi l’attention des venimeux, de puissants mages noirs. Serait-il investi d’une mission divine autre que le destin que lui a confié Ychandre? La trajectoire des astres se courbe parfois de façon bien surprenante…

  • Zodiak La révolution des astres
    Author:
    Royer, Maude
    Summary:

    Venu du firmament, où Serpentaire a rejoint les rangs des demi-dieux, un vent de changement souffle sur la Terre. Les nébuleux, délivrés de l’esclavage, sont maintenant sous la protection de la treizième Gardienne et de ses femmesdragons. Les dieux destinent même l’un d’eux, Valeski de Dhalim, au trône de Nusakan. Toutefois, l’obsidienne, la pierre fétiche de Serpentaire, qui ferait de ses protégés des magiciens, s’avère introuvable. Jorik de Sadira et Saraléanne de Gemme partiront avec leurs amis à la recherche de ces cristaux. Or, ils n’ont pas que des alliés. Tous sur Terre ne sont pas disposés à accepter cette révolution que leur imposent les astres. Pour les mangoustes, des assassins sans scrupules, les nébuleux doivent retourner dans l’ombre qui les a vus naître. Et ces mystérieux tortionnaires ne seront pas les seuls à se dresser sur la route des chercheurs d’obsidiennes.

  • Zen and the art of vampires
    Author:
    MacAlister, Katie
    Summary:

    While on a singles tour of Europe, Seattle's own Pia Thomason is looking for a man and trying not to think about her 40th birthday. Too bad her choice of suitors is less than appealing. But when she meets two mysterious strangers in Iceland, Pia becomes immersed in an undead love affair.

  • Author:
    Dalton, Ryan
    Summary:

    When 15-year-old twins Malcolm and Valentine Gilbert moved to a new town, they never imagined that the old house across the street could bring them so much trouble. Inside the old house, a secret machine with the power to pierce time has reawakened. Meanwhile, lightning storms are breaking out all over town. They're getting worse every week, and seem to enjoy striking kids who just want to pass science class and mind their own business. When Malcolm and Valentine discover a connection between the house and the storms, their situation goes from mysterious to crazy-stupid dangerous. Someone is controlling the great machine, and their purpose is nearly complete. In a race against time, the twins must uncover the chilling plan, the mastermind behind it, and the force that's driving the deadly storms. They'll hunt a powerful enemy that threatens their town's existence, and the only clues are written in the sky.

  • Wyrd sisters
    Author:
    Pratchett, Terry
    Summary:

    The sixth Discworld novel, Wyrd Sisters features three witches: Granny Weatherwax; Nanny Ogg, matriarch of a large tribe of Oggs and owner of the most evil cat in the world; and Magrat Garlick, the junior witch, who firmly believes in occult jewelry, covens, and bubbling cauldrons, much to the annoyance of the other two.

  • Author:
    Swann, S. Andrew
    Summary:

    When young Uldolf discovers an injured and frightened young woman in the woods, he brings her to live with his adoptive family. But Lilly is not quite human, and the danger is greater than they can possibly imagine.

  • Author:
    Lubar, David
    Summary:

    Eighth grader Mercer, whose passion is the fantasy role-playing game Wizards of the Warrior World, hopes to use a fund raiser to bring a gaming convention to his middle school, but instead he attracts four genuine wizards who are trapped on Earth and want his help in returning to their own world.

  • Author:
    Koller, Jackie French
    Summary:

    Now, as the current Wizard grows weaker and the evil Lord Graieconn grows stronger, Nell must summon all her reserves of intelligence and courage to outwit the vile creatures and twisted Folk who do the bidding of the Dark Lord.

  • Author:
    Galenorn, Yasmine
    Summary:

    "We're the D'Artigo sisters: Half-human, half-Faerie, we are savvy and sexy operatives for the Otherworld Intelligence Agency. But our mixed-blood heritage short-circuits our talents at all the wrong times. My sister Delilah shapeshifts into a tabby cat whenever she's stressed. Menolly's a vampire who is still trying to get the hang of being undead. And me? I'm Camille, a wicked-good witch. Except my magic is as unpredictable as the weather, which my enemies are about to find out the hard way. At the Wayfarer Inn, a portal to Otherworld and the local hangout for humans and beasties alike, a fellow operative, Jocko, has been murdered. Every clue points to Shadow Wing, the soul-munching, badass leader of the Subterranean Realms. He has made it clear that he aims to raze humankind to the ground. Our assignment: Keep Shadow Wing and his minions from creeping into Earth via the Wayfarer. The demons figure they're in like Flynn. After all, with only my bumbling sisters and me standing in the way, how can they miss? But we've got a secret for them: Faulty wiring or not, nobody kicks ass like the D'Artigo girls"

  • Author:
    Singleton, Linda Joy.
    Summary:

    Sabine is finally starting to feel accepted at her new high school. She's friends with the popular girls and even has a cute boyfriend. But Sabine also has a dark secret-she's psychic, and was forced to leave her old school after she accurately predicted the death of a football player. Volunteering with her friends to help run the psychic booth at their school's fundraising carnival, Sabine discovers too late that the fake crystal ball she meant to bring has been mysteriously switched. In its place is the strange "witch ball" she locked away after her grandmother refused to have it in the house. Now the haunted witch ball's predictions are coming true, and Sabine must solve the mystery before its final prediction-her own death-becomes a deadly reality. Finalist for the Coalition of Visionary Resources Award for Best Visionary Fiction Book

  • Witch and Wizard: The Gift
    Author:
    Patterson, James
    Summary:

    Since Whit and Wisty were torn from their home, soldiers of the New Order have relentlessly tried to capture and execute them. But this skilled witch and wizard have instead spearheaded the fight against the cruel and brutal regime. The villainous leader of the New Order is just a breath away from the ability to control the forces of nature and to manipulate his citizens on the most profound level imaginable - through their minds. There is only one more thing he needs to triumph in his evil quest: the Gifts of Whit and Wisty Allgood. And he will stop at nothing to seize them.

  • Author:
    Patterson, James
    Summary:

    A sister and brother, along with thousands of young people, have been kidnapped and either thrown in prison or turned up missing after accusations of witchcraft were made against them, and the ruling regime will do anything in order to suppress life and liberty, music and books.

  • Author:
    Boorman, Kate A.
    Summary:

    When the revered leader of her settlement, a dark, isolated land with merciless winters and puritanical rulers, asks Emmeline for her hand it is a rare opportunity, but not only does she love another man, she cannot ignore dreams that urge her into the dangerous and forbidden woods that took her grandmother's life and her family's reputation.

  • Author:
    Jordan, Robert
    Summary:

    Book nine of the "Wheel of Time" series. Rand is on the run with Min, but his destination is a mystery to Cadsuane. The White Tower is shaken to the core when Egwene and the rebels appear suddenly outside the walls.

  • Wind rider tales of a new world
    Author:
    Cast, P. C.
    Summary:

    #1 New York Times bestselling author of the House of Night series, P.C. Cast, brings us Wind Rider, an epic fantasy set in a world where humans, their animal allies, and the earth itself has been drastically changed. A world filled with beauty and danger and cruelty' Mari, Nik, and their newly formed Pack are being hunted. Thaddeus and the God of Death will stop at nothing until they are obliterated from the earth. But Mari and Nik have one goal: to reach the plains of the Wind Riders, in order to band together to stop Thaddeus from destroying all that Mari and Nik hold dear. But will the mysterious Wind Riders accept the Pack, or will Mari and Nik and their people be rejected by the mighty Riders and be forced to flee for their lives' And what happens when a rogue Lead Stallion gets too close to the Pack, rejecting all Wind Riders and turning to a stranger for companionship instead' In the next installment of the Tales of a New World series, love and goodness are put to the ultimate test. Will the Wind Riders and the Pack be strong enough to withstand the God of Death' Will the Great Goddess of Life awaken to join the battle, and if so, will it be as Death's consort, or will the Goddess stand with Mari and her people against the great love of her eternal life?

  • Author:
    Stolarz, Laurie Faria
    Summary:

    A year has passed since Stacey Brown saved her best friend from a horrible death. Now she's having nightmares again, haunted by ghosts of the brutally murdered ... and by a crazed stalker. As she desperately casts healing spells, a new student named Jacob enters her world. Beautiful and mysterious, he reveals that he is also having dreams. To stop a killer, they must join together. But can Jacob be trusted' Or will this new love cause her darkest dreams to come true'Don't miss a single book in the series:Blue is for NightmaresWhite is for MagicSilver is for SecretsRed is for Remembrance

  • Author:
    Summary:

    "All emotions are universal. We born, we dream, we strive, we die...Where the stars rise? Stories that bind us together regardless where we come from or where we are going-on Earth or in space. Futuristic Istanbul. Kerala waters. Cebu jungles. Gyeongbok Palace. Post-apocalyptic Tokyo. Follow twenty-three science fiction and fantasy authors and their stories seen from an Asian perspective and envisioned through Asian eyes. Even beyond being Asian, the characters are diverse within themselves as they explore magic and science and deal with love, race, and politics. Immigrants dealing with racial tension and war camp internment. Orphans facing genocide or questioning the meaning of blood. Families struggling in aftermath of natural disasters or absence of technology. Individuals wrestling between ghostly pasts and uncertain future. Folks striving above class structures or finding a voice in history. But no one is perfect-each is unique, honest, real-a reflection of lives in profound and moving ways."

  • Author:
    Lin, Grace
    Summary:

    Pinmei's gentle, loving grandmother always has the most exciting tales for her granddaughter. However, the peace is shattered when soldiers of the emperor arrive and kidnap her grandmother. Pinmei quickly embarks on a journey to save her grandmother--before it's too late.

  • What dreams may come
    Author:
    Matheson, Richard
    Summary:

    When an unexpected accident cuts Chris' life short, separating him from his beloved wife, Annie, the divided soul mates will do anything to reach each other across the boundaries between life and death.

  • Author:
    Maaren, Kari
    Summary:

    Freddy wants desperately to not be noticed. She doesn't want to be seen as different or unusual, but her step-brother Roland gets attention because he's deaf, and her little sister Mel thinks she's a private detective. All Freddy wants to do is navigate high school with as little trouble as possible. Then someone moves into the house on Grosvenor Street. Two extremely odd someones.

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