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The House Girl, a captivating historical novel about slavery by Tara Conklin

Virginia, 1852. Seventeen-year-old Josephine Bell decides to run from the failing tobacco farm where she is a slave and nurse to her ailing mistress, the aspiring artist Lu Anne Bell. ...

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Clarke's novel Undone truly deserves its success

I know people think suicide is selfish, and maybe sometimes it really is. But what happened to Kai was beyond what anyone should have to cope with. I didn’t blame ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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The Selection goes on: America integrates the Elite

As you may have noticed it in my review of The Selection, the first volume of the trilogy written by the talented author Kiera Cass, I really enjoyed reading the ...

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An enchanting horse-story written by Charlotte Bingham

As I am fond of both horses and books, I couldn't resist while seeing the beautiful cover of this one in a book shop. When Kathleen finds a mare in foal, despite the fact ...

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 Music

Selfish Machines, huge step forward for Pierce The Veil

Selfish Machines was released in 2010 and is the second studio album by the Californian band Pierce The Veil. Always considered as a "background band" compared to other post-hardcore groups, ...

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The 1975: Manchester's rock phenomenon takes off

The band was created in 2002, but it had to wait 2012 to finally sign a contract with an independent British label, Dirty Hit, and settle on a name, The ...

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Recharged: Linkin Park revisit their last album

They had already done it for Reanimation, released in 2002, which exclusively included remixes of their albums Hybrid Theory and Hybrid Theory EP, Linkin Park are now back with Recharged, ...

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Panic! At The Disco loses some identity with this -still very good- new album.

Back to my high school years, while Panic! At The Disco was one of my favorite bands. I have to admit I kind of snubbed them since their split up ...

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Limited success for Placebo's last album, Loud Like Love

After a few missteps and clumsinesses, a trivial B3, I was enchanted since the very first listening of the track Too Many Friends, a few months ago. It sounded like ...

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Drake comes under the spotlights with Nothing Was The Same

Catapulting to fame after his duets (and nightlife dramas) with the famous Rihanna, we could see Drake drink champagne in his Grammy Awards, acting in the TV series Degrassi, partying ...

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 Videos

About Time, Richard Curtis is the master of the romantic comedy!

Richard Curtis is almost 60 years old, but his movies have never been better. He is the one hiding behind some of the greatest British romantic scenarios of these past ...

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Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, succesful duo in the masterpiece Gravity

Everybody spoke about it, praised the movie, I saw it everywhere but had only watched the trailer and... to be honest, it hadn't convinced me. Special effects seemed to be ...

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City of Bones: one of the best book-to-movie adaptation ever!

As a huge fan of The Mortal Instruments books series, I was looking forward for months to finally see this movie adaptation of City of Bones, but couldn't help being wary. I expected ...

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Olympus Has Fallen: Gerard Butler to save the White House!

Mike Banning (Gerard Butler), a former bodyguard of the U.S President, was dismissed after a tragic accident that saw the death of the First Lady. But when a North Korean commando decided to ...

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Pacific Rim is THE summer blockbuster !

Awaited for months by millions of viewers worldwide, Pacific Rim is now in theaters. The director Guillermo del Toro gives us an impressive blockbuster, that I suggest to see on a giant screen ...

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The Hangover Part III: Hangovers are over...

After having laughed for the first one, had a few smiles in the second, this third and last episode of The Hangover saga, released May 29, 2013 in theatres, was definitely expected. The ...

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