YA and Tween Highlights

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All I Remember

Michela Elk

I can remember the pulsating rhythm of the ground and your running steps and your hand that slipped out of mine. I can remember when you jumped. That I remember. All I Remember is a psychological drama where the truth continuously shows its...

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Fatal Outcome

Lars Daneskov

The dead boy’s room is on the second floor at the end of the hallway. When Liva has friends over, that is always what they want to see. This was where her older brother, Victor, lived and behind the closed door, the room looks exactly lik...

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When the Heart is a Hand Mixer

Mette Vedsø

Mette Vedsø has written yet another moving and thought-provoking tale, giving voice to a child in distress. She has previously written about friendship, coming-of-age and horses in her award-winning novel, Hest Horse Pferd Cheval Love and ...

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Roses & Violets: the Rosenholm trilogy (1)

Gry Kappel Jensen

Four girls from very different backgrounds are making their way to the mysterious Rosenholm Boarding School from different corners of the country. The one thing they have in common is the strange offer they have received to apply for a plac...

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The Silent Three: The Guardian (1)

Synne Kristine Eriksen

An ancient forest. A bell that splinters. A boy who has lost something precious.Sigurd lives a quiet life in the Forest, far away from the Jarl’s court. He chops wood. He hunts. He is careful to stay inside when darkness falls.The Forest ...

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Happy Happy

Mette Vedsø

Happy Happy is a novel about 13-year-old, Ubbe, who is accidentally given a super expensive golf set and in a mix-up starts frequenting the golf club in the liebhaber part of town. Ubbe is dead set to keep this a secret to his dad. Because ...

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Volcano

Zakiya Ajmi

Nominated for the Nordic Literature Prize in 2022 and shortlisted for the Danish Cultural Ministry's Children's Book Author award 2021, bright young star, Zakiya Ajmi, has written an evocative tween novel about Anna, who is trying to start ...

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The Time Chase

Gertrude Kiel

This is a detective story. A murder mystery. But it's a rather different one. The killer is already known, you see. The problem is to find the killer and measure out a proper punishment. For the killer is time itself, and this is the story ...

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...and then I Drown

Ditte Wiese

”Quick as a flash, cold shower, pony tail, beta blockers, coffee, green smoothie bowl on SnapStory and Instagram, car, psychology exam, A+, hug Miriam, change clothes, more beta blockers, car, parking, head on the wheel. And then deep bre...

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13 Stories

Jakob G. Madsen

Brilliant underplayed horror with a strong sense of suspense and surprise. A young girl with low self esteem is lured into a new shop on a side street with the most mesmerizing mannequin heads on display. She will never be the same again af...

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21 Ways to Die

Sarah Engell

How quickly can you be demoted from the most popular girl in the class to a social loser, excluded and frowned upon by everyone?In the bat of an eye, Stella learns, when she falls out with her best friend, Amalie. In no time, Amalie makes t...

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Always Alma #1

Dorte Roholte

The diabetic girl, Alma, forgets her medication and suffers an insulin shock, after which she finds herself inexplicably in another time: 19th Century Denmark where she realises what real poverty and suffering is like. Quite soon after, Alm...

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Hest Horse Pferd Cheval Love

Mette Vedsø

Naja and Taxa are from very different backgrounds and would never have met if it wasn’t for their common interest in horses. Despite their differences, the girls become best friends, but when Taxa starts to be interested boys and the olde...

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If Words were my Weapon

Kristina Aamand

A raw and gripping YA novel about falling in love with the wrong person and the price we sometimes have to pay for following our heart.17-year-old Sheherazade feels caught between her mother's expectations of her as a good Muslim girl and h...

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Interrail

Mette Klint

Junuz is leaving a turbulent year behind him; a year where he has got himself into life-threatening situations and destroyed relationships. He jumps on a train with an interrail ticket, nurturing a vague plan to seek out his father's roots...

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The Moment You Doubt

Sarah Engell

Vigga is a talented skater; a young woman in a predominantly male sport who is used to standing up for herself. She spends all her spare time training intensively to prove that she is just as good as her male peers. That is until she meets ...

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Rider

Conrad Fields

The high school girl, Amanda, participates in dressage competitions on the horse, Justin. They are doing really well, but a significant pressure comes with sport and the horses in the stable are also pushed to their utmost. Everything start...

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Topscorer

Conrad Fields

Maybe you’re the best. Maybe you score the most goals. But when you play in a team, the main focus is the collaboration.In the YA novel, Topscorer, the Danish-American author, Conrad Fields, writes captivatingly about identity, loneliness...

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Year 2022 & 2023

Various authors

Year 2022 was written on the topic secrets and comprise:Ask med anything by Zakiya Ajmi.Same tune as last time by Conrad Fields.The Toilets by Sabine Lemire. A Mouneabit for Eileen Schmidt by Peter Nordahl (nominated for the Cultural Minist...

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