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.
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.
Complicated love stories, teenage goddesses, loss of friends, mysterious nature, and teens suddenly having super powers. The Swedish YA releases this spring comes with a variety of subjects.
Are you alone on this year’s Valentine’s? Maybe you don’t feel like spending a lot of money on flowers, chocolate or a romantic dinner for two. Not to worry. We have
Rakel will be spending the summer with her cousin and parents on an island. The cousin hardly cares about Rakel and she begins to hang out with a couple of twins at the diving tower instead. But who are they and why do the shadows on the island become larger?
Acceptance, amnesia, how to write excellent stories and menstruation is just a few selected subjects from the Norwegian book spring. 23 titles
Ilt tyv (Eng: Air thief) is the first book in a new Danish dystopian sci-fi series, written by Nicole Boyle Rødtnes. The story takes place in a future where air costs money and only the rich can afford good air, while others are slowly dying of bad air.
Actress and author Andrea Bræin Hovig’s first young adult novel was among the honorable mentions for the Norwegian Uprisen. ‘I simply have no choice, I have to tell others about this novel’ Lena says in this review of Vanessa Svartmo.
Ord fra en Bibliofil (eng. Words from a Bibliophile) has written a review of the Danish novel Cykose by Birgitte Lorentzen.
The Finnish Union of Authors writing for children and youth, annually hands out two traditional literature awards in Finland: Topelius award for distinguished youth novel
47 Norwegian YA novels was released in 2015, all of them a possible candidate to win Uprisen 2016.