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…
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.
Enoranta‘s novel is a tapestry of different narrators where everyone wants something and loves someone. It’s like a prism where dreams, authorities and reliance are folding and falling apart. The novel won the Finnish Topelius award for distinguished youth novel in 2016.
New releases in Finland spring 2016
Summer means scary. There is nothing like a ghost story to chill your bones on warm summer nights. Swedish horror writer Magnus Nordin‘s latest offering, “Hemsökta” aims to do just that.
Ally cannot remember what just went down. She wakes up in the forest, and her memory is gone along with three of her best friends. A perfect blend of horror, romance
Students from all over Norway has ready every Norwegian YA book published in 2015. Today at Lillehammer literature festival the jury announced the winner
The Elina Ahlback Literary Agency reports to have lined up a Hollywood production company and to have negotiated a deal with Random House
Humans and their ruthless exploitation has led to catastrophe, a world has gone under. Luckily there is a ray of hope in this first installment of the dystopian Terra Nova series by Danish author Astrid Heise-Fjeldgren.
“It’s not easy being green”, as sung by the one and only Kermit the Frog. Apparently this is also true when it comes to book covers as the colour green is rarely used on covers, at least in Sweden. According to some, green books
Nadja Sumanen‘s Rambo has been warmly received in many areas. Last summer it won a juvenile novel competition held by Otava publishing, it has been made as a play for the Finnish national theater and above all, it won the Finlandia Junior award in 2015.