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.
Kotitekoisen poikabändin alkeet is a delightful coming of age story with a stealthy twist of events, brilliant and unfailing sarcasm and real youth frenzy.
New releases in Finland spring 2016
The Elina Ahlback Literary Agency reports to have lined up a Hollywood production company and to have negotiated a deal with Random House
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.
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
We Finns love Christmas, after all, we do have the one and only Santa Claus living in Lapland. The traditions moves on from generation to generation, there’s something new, something old, something borrowed, maybe something blue too. Here’s a few of our most read Christmas books.
Dystopian novels can be very scary, especially if the scenario feels like it could be ‘just around the corner’. Ihon alaiset is about body shaping. Cosmetic surgery is the future; everyone has modified their face and body.
17 year old Raisa is orphaned and she moves in with her uncle, in the village of Hukkavaara near Kajaani. Raisa wants to find out about her mother’s secret past