Comfortably tucked between Sweden and Finland, Åland sits as the crown jewel of the Baltic Sea. From here, Katja runs the blog Bokhuset, focusing mainly on YA and children’s literature and more often than not from independent publishers. We asked her for her top three Swedish books from 2016.
We’ve got debutants. We’ve got well known authors returning. We’ve got authors who try new genres and try to reach new audiences. We’ve got urban fantasy, we’ve got thrillers,we’ve got relationship dramas. In short, there’s plenty to read as autumn arrives.
Ravnenes hvisken (eng: “The Whisper of the Ravens”) is the first book in a new Danish fantasy trilogy by the same name, written by Malene Sølvsten. The first book was published this summer, while the sequel will be out in 2017 and third and finale is due out in 2018. The book is based on Norse…
Kotitekoisen poikabändin alkeet is a delightful coming of age story with a stealthy twist of events, brilliant and unfailing sarcasm and real youth frenzy.
Autumn is just around the corner and for book lovers everywhere “tis the season to be jolly..”. We got a great bunch of Norwegian books for you to check out! Take Henrik Ibsen as an example. Ibsen is a devil when it comes to close combat, he lives in Norway-Sweden
Check out alle the new releases in Finland this autumn! There really is something for everyone here.
It’s the middle of August and school is starting again. A time for new beginnings, new environments and new people.
Her debut, the fantasy novel, Koparborgin has been nominated to no less than four awards. Today Ragnhildur Hólmgeirsdóttir gives us an introduction to the history of young adult literature on Icelandic YA as well as sharing some of her personal favorites.
Operaatio Huulituli by Finnish author Anna Hallavan is a mixture of fantasy and chick lit. The perfect beach read with tiny clues that will keep you guessing what happens until the end of the book.
Summer season has finally reached the north. Before the editors of Nubb are going on vacation, we want to share some recommendations of Nordic young adult novels you should read this summer.
Back in May, Line attended one of the biggest literary festivals in the Nordic countries, Norsk Litteraturfestival – Sigrid Undset dagene. In this first recap Line writes about a panel debating the label young adult and three Norwegian author’s talking about why they write YA.