Better watch out, New-York!

Better watch out, New-York!

In this first volume of The Mortal Instruments series, written by Cassandra Clare – and a best-seller in the United-States – we discover the fantastic and exciting Shadowhunters' universe. They are chasing vampires and other werewolves in the streets of New-York City. Our a priori common young heroine is going to discover herself some ...

Discover the -sometimes shocking- extremes of the New American Food Culture

Discover the -sometimes shocking- extremes of the New American Food Culture

Dana Goodyear is an American journalist and poet, writing for the New Yorker. Anything That Moves is her second book published 2013 and is a joyful exploration of the foodie world in the United States. Goodyear did not exactly write a novel, this book is more a collection of essays which previously appeared in The New Yorker. She is very ...

The Selection goes on: America integrates the Elite

The Selection goes on: America integrates the Elite

As you may have noticed it in my review of , the first volume of the trilogy written by the talented author Kiera Cass, I really enjoyed reading the adventures of the young woman America Singer, her ex-boyfriend Aspen and the Prince Maxon. Just a reminder - 300 years in the future, the United States have been taken over by ...

The Raven Boys, the new best-seller series by Maggie Stiefvater

The Raven Boys, the new best-seller series by Maggie Stiefvater

After reading some of her previous books (the Wolves of Mercy Fall for example), I couldn't help buying this one to discover Maggie's new world. And hopefully I did! “There are only two reasons a non-seer would see a spirit on St. Mark’s Eve,” Neeve said. “Either you’re his true love . . . or you ...

Shadowhunters' origines: Clare takes us back to the 19th Century

Shadowhunters' origines: Clare takes us back to the 19th Century

London, 1878. Tessa Gray arrives from New York to join her brother Nate after their aunt, only family they had left, died. But she doesn't have the time to find him before getting abducted and sequestered in a creepy place by two witches who taught her she is what they call "a Downworlder". The two Dark Sisters oblige her ...