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.
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.