The Finnish Topelius and Arvid Lydecken awards have been given!
13 books were nominated to the Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize this year. The Icelandic author Arnar Már Arngrímsson won the award for his young adult novel Sölvasaga unglings.
The nominees for the Finlandia junior award are:
Here are the three books from Finnish author Tiina Lehtineva which have somehow affected on her own writing career.
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.