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18 Avril 2020 18:34

Tea By The Nursery Fire : A Children's Nanny at the Turn of the Century

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Noel Streatfeild

Emily Huckwell spent almost her entire life working for one family. Born in a tiny Sussex village in the 1870s, she went into domestic service in the Burton household before she was twelve, earning GBP5 a year. She began as a nursery maid, progressing to under nurse and then head nanny, looking...

Genres : Biographie

Editions Virago Press (2012)

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13 Avril 2020 22:37

Une mémoire d'éléphant (Elephants Can Remember)

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FAIBLE

Agatha Christie

Jamais une querelle, pas une seule incartade... Les Ravenscroft filaient le parfait amour. Si on ajoutait à cela une excellente réputation et une situation financière confortable, on pouvait en déduire qu'ils étaient de ceux qui meurent dans leur lit. Et non d'une balle dans la peau. Double...

Genres : Policier

Editions Le Livre de Poche (2003)

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30 Mars 2020 17:30

Hand Made: The Modern Guide to Made-from-Scratch living

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BON

Melissa K. Norris

Do you wish you could slow down and create a home you and your family love and enjoy spending time in? Melissa K. Norris, author of The Made-from-Scratch Life and voice of the Pioneering Today podcast, offers down-to-earth tips and guidance to help you learn how to_ - bake old-fashioned recipes...

Genres : Pratique

Editions Harvest House (2017)

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29 Mars 2020 21:50

Shielding Lily

Alexa Riley

It’s Lily Parker’s first day at a new high school. She’s a senior finishing her last semester, and all she wants to do is graduate and get out of town. Her home life is a secret hell, and she’s trying to find a way out. But everything changes when Ren says hello and sees right through to...

Genres : Romance | Jeunesse

Editions Autoédité (2016)

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28 Mars 2020 13:46

Emily of the new moon, book 3: Emily's Quest

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BON

Lucy Maud Montgomery

Emily knows she's going to be a great writer. She also knows that she and her childhood sweetheart, Teddy Kent, will conquer the world together. But when Teddy leaves home to pursue his goal to become an artist at the School of Design in Montreal, Emily's world collapses. With Teddy gone, Emily...

Genres : Classique | Jeunesse

Editions Virago Press (2014)

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28 Mars 2020 10:50

My Time Among the Whites: Notes from an Unfinished Education

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MOYEN

Jennine Capó Crucet

In this sharp and candid collection of essays, critically acclaimed writer and first-generation American Jennine Capó Crucet explores the condition of finding herself a stranger in the country where she was born. Raised in Miami and the daughter of Cuban refugees, Crucet examines the political and...

Genres : Essai

Editions Picador (2019)

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27 Mars 2020 21:21

Les ferrailleurs, tome 1 : Le château (Iremonger trilogy, book 1: Heap house)

Edward Carey

Au milieu d’un océan de détritus composé de tous les rebuts de Londres se dresse la demeure des Ferrayor. Le Château, assemblage hétéroclite d’objets trouvés et de bouts d’immeubles prélevés à la capitale, abrite cette étrange famille depuis des générations. Selon la tradition,...

Genres : Jeunesse | Fantasy

Editions Le Livre de Poche (2016)

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26 Mars 2020 11:35

Holiday with a Twist

Shannon Stacey

After a messy breakup, Leigh Holloway is ready to start her life over. Until her parents put the family home on the market and call her back for one final, memory-making Christmas. The last thing she wants to do is deprive her mom of the perfect holiday, so she'll lie her way through the visit and...

Genres : Romance

Editions HarperAudio (2016)

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24 Mars 2020 13:02

Hollywood's Eve: Eve Babitz and the Secret History of L. A.

Lili Anolik

Los Angeles in the 1960s and 70s was the pop culture capital of the world—a movie factory, a music factory, a dream factory. Eve Babitz was the ultimate factory girl, a pure product of LA. The goddaughter of Igor Stravinsky and a graduate of Hollywood High, Babitz posed in 1963, at age twenty,...

Genres : Biographie | Historique

Editions Scribner (2019)

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22 Mars 2020 15:33

I'd Rather Be Reading: The Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading Life

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FAIBLE

Anne Bogel

For so many people, reading isn't just a hobby or a way to pass the time--it's a lifestyle. Our books shape us, define us, enchant us, and even sometimes infuriate us. Our books are a part of who we are as people, and we can't imagine life without them. I'd Rather Be Reading is the perfect...

Genres : Essai

Editions Baker Publishing (2018)

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21 Mars 2020 22:42

Wayward Children, book 2: Down Among the Sticks and Bones

14

MOYEN

Seanan McGuire

Twin sisters Jack and Jill were seventeen when they found their way home and were packed off to Eleanor West’s Home for Wayward Children. This is the story of what happened first… Jacqueline was her mother’s perfect daughter—polite and quiet, always dressed as a princess. If her...

Genres : Fantasy

Editions Tor Books (2017)

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21 Mars 2020 17:01

All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation

Rebecca Traister

In a provocative, groundbreaking work, Rebecca Traister traces the history of unmarried and late-married women in Amerca who, through social, political, and economic means, have radically shaped our nation. In 2009, the award-winning journalist Rebecca Traister started All the Single Ladies...

Genres : Sociologique

Editions Simon & Schuster (2016)

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21 Mars 2020 10:50

Betsy-Tacy

Maud Hart Lovelace

There are lots of children on Hill Street, but no little girls Betsy's age. So when a new family moves into the house across the street, Betsy hopes they will have a little girl she can play with. Sure enough, they do--a little girl named Tacy. And from the moment they meet at Betsy's fifth...

Genres : Classique | Jeunesse

Editions HarperCollins (2007)

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20 Mars 2020 12:25

I'll be there for you

14

MOYEN

Kelsey Miller

Over twenty years since its low-profile debut and Friends is the most streamed show on UK Netflix. But has it stood the test of time? Are some parts of it more problematic than we remember? And who was the cast's least favourite guest star? Join Kelsey Miller as she answers all of these...

Genres : Cinéma / Télévision

Editions HarperCollins (2018)

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17 Mars 2020 19:40

Emily of the new moon, book 2: Emily Climbs

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BON

Lucy Maud Montgomery

Emily Starr was born with the desire to write. As an orphan living on New Moon Farm, writing helped her face the difficult, lonely times. But now all her friends are going away to high school in nearby Shrewsbury, and her old-fashioned, tyrannical aunt Elizabeth will only let her go if she...

Genres : Classique | Jeunesse

Editions Virago Press (2014)

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15 Mars 2020 10:30

Un autre Brooklyn (Another Brooklyn)

14

MOYEN

Jacqueline Woodson

« La première fois que j’ai vu Sylvia, Angela et Gigi, ce fut au cours de cet été-là. Elles marchaient dans notre rue, en short et débardeur, bras dessus bras dessous, têtes rejetées en arrière, secouées de rire. Je les ai suivies du regard jusqu’à ce qu’elles disparaissent, me...

Genres : Historique

Editions HarperCollins (2017)

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9 Mars 2020 21:05

La petite maison dans la prairie, tome 8 : Les jeunes mariés (The First Four Years)

14

MOYEN

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Les jeunes mariés est le dernier tome de la série la petite maison dans la prairie. Laura nous raconte ici les quatre premières années de son mariage avec Almanzo Wilder. Laura abandonne son métier d'institutrice pour se consacrer à la ferme. Bien des difficultés attendent le jeune...

Genres : Autobiographie | Jeunesse

Editions HarperCollins (2008)

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8 Mars 2020 21:50

Les pendules (The Clocks)

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BON

Agatha Christie

Miss Pebmarsh a bien failli mettre le pied dessus. Même ; elle l'aurait piétiné, ce cadavre, si Sheila n'avait crié. Que voulez-vous : Miss Pebmarsh est aveugle et elle a été bien surprise d'apprendre qu'il y avait le corps d'un inconnu derrière son canapé. Et d'abord, que fait Sheila chez...

Genres : Policier

Editions Le Livre de Poche (2007)

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8 Mars 2020 11:58

Northbridge Rectory

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BON

Angela Thirkell

As the war continues it brings its own set of trials to the the village of Northbridge. Eight officers of the Barsetshire Regiment have been billeted at the rectory, and Mrs Villars, the Rector's wife, is finding the attentions of Lieutenant Holden (who doesn't seem to mind that she is married to...

Genres : Classique

Editions Virago Press (2016)

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28 Février 2020 13:08

Mrs Harris Goes to Paris & Mrs Harris Goes to New York

Paul Gallico

Mrs Harris is a salt-of-the-earth London charlady who cheerfully cleans the houses of the rich. One day, when tidying Lady Dant's wardrobe, she comes across the most beautiful thing she has ever seen in her life - a Dior dress. In all the years of her drab and humble existence, she's never seen...

Genres : Historique

Editions Bloomsbury (2010)