Game of Gnomes – Kirsten Mayer

Game of GnomesGame of Gnomes by Kirsten Mayer

My rating: 3 of 5 stars
Received: Distributor
Publication Date: November 2017
Publisher: Imprint
Genres & Themes: Picture Book, Winter, Competition, Fantasy


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The Winter Gnome Games are coming to the Gnome Garden! This is great news for Ginger. Every gnome in the Garden calls Ginger nicknames like “red” or “curly” because of her hair, but this Winter sports competition is the perfect chance to make a name for herself–her own name! Gnomes compete in downhill sledding, figure skating, and curling, but Ginger can’t help showing off some daring skills in each event! Her rule-busting moves put her on thin ice with the judges. But when her friend Al needs help, Ginger proves with courage and creativity that she’s more than her appearance. Continue reading

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Filles à papa (Dad #1)

Dad - tome 1 - Filles à papaFilles à papa de Nob

Ma note: 4 de 5 étoiles
Reçu: Distributeur
Parution: Mars 2015
Éditions: Dupuis
Âge recommandé: 12+
Sujets: Bande Dessinée, Vie Moderne, Histoire de famille, Humour


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Père célibataire au foyer, c’est un boulot à plein temps, et ce n’est pas Dad qui va prétendre le contraire ! Surtout avec quatre filles au caractère bien trempé, et pas vraiment du genre à s’écraser devant leur éternel ado de père… Entre Pandora l’intello, Ondine la volcanique, Roxane l’espiègle et Bébérenice la petite dernière, ce comédien au chômage a trouvé le rôle de sa vie : celui de s’occuper de sa famille sans rien perdre de sa propre jeunesse. Continue reading

Sky in the Deep – Adrienne Young

34726469Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young

My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Received: Distributor
First Published: April 24th, 2018
Publisher: Wednesday Books
Recommended Age: 12+
Pacing: Normal
Genres & Themes: Young Adult, Fantasy, Family, Honor, War Setting


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Raised to be a warrior, seventeen-year-old Eelyn fights alongside her Aska clansmen in an ancient, rivalry against the Riki clan. Her life is brutal but simple: fight and survive. Until the day she sees the impossible on the battlefield—her brother, fighting with the enemy—the brother she watched die five years ago. Faced with her brother’s betrayal, she must survive the winter in the mountains with the Riki, in a village where every neighbor is an enemy, every battle scar possibly one she delivered. But when the Riki village is raided by a ruthless clan thought to be a legend, Eelyn is even more desperate to get back to her beloved family. She is given no choice but to trust Fiske, her brother’s friend, who sees her as a threat. They must do the impossible: unite the clans to fight together, or risk being slaughtered one by one. Driven by a love for her clan and her growing love for Fiske, Eelyn must confront her own definition of loyalty and family while daring to put her faith in the people she’s spent her life hating. Continue reading