Archive for Outubro, 2010

Author: Abigail Reynolds Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca (2010) Pages: 416 Synopsis: In Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice, Mr. Darcy gives up on winning the woman he loves after she refuses his proposal of marriage. What if, instead of disappearing from her life, he took the initiative and tried to change her mind? In To Conquer Mr. […]

Author: Ebony McKenna Publisher: Egmont Books (2010) Pages: 336 Synopsis: One girl. One boy. One spell to be broken. Ondine de Groot is a normal fifteen-year-old who lives with her family in the European country of Brugel. She has a pet ferret called Shambles. But Shambles is no ordinary ferret…He’s Hamish McPhee, a boy cursed […]

(Lembrete: sinopses em Inglês denotam livros que ainda não foram traduzidos para Português – que eu me tenha apercebido.) 151. Possessing the Secret of Joy Alice Walker Sinopse: This is the story of Tashi Johnson, a tribal African woman now living in North America. As a young woman, a misguided loyalty to the customs of […]

Author: Christine E. Schulze Publisher: CreateSpace (2010) Pages: 198 Synopsis: “For, you see, I am the new Quelda of Tynan.” These words echo the mystery, horror, romance, and redemption found throughout the stories of Schulze’s fantasy anthology. A young woman and young boy must choose to embrace cruel tradition, run from it, or stand against […]



Author: Zoë Archer Publisher: Zebra (2010) Pages: 384 Synopsis: The vicious attack Capt. Gabriel Huntley witnesses in a dark alley sparks a chain of events that will take him to the ends of the Earth and beyond -where what is real and what is imagined become terribly confused. And frankly, Huntley couldn’t be more pleased. […]

  Quase que deixei acabar a semana sem publicar a Mailbox, mas ainda me lembrei a tempo! Cá vai:   Beautiful Creatures – Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl Primeiro volume da série Caster Chronicles; já há edição em português, com o título Criaturas Maravilhosas, edição da Gailivro. Oiço maravilhas deste livro… Goodreads; The Book Depository […]

Curtinha: o Booker Prize deste ano acaba de ser anunciado e é para Howard Jacobson e o seu The Finkler Question, pela Bloomsbury. (Título ainda não disponível em português.) Para ler mais sobre esta notícia, fazer click.   He should have seen it coming. His life had been one mishap after another. So he should have […]