Dreams of 100 Years – Fairytales for Adults

Dreams of 100 Years

  Fairytales were not necessarily for children in the old days either and nowadays numerous retellings make them adult fantasies again. Juri Nummelin has put together 13 short stories or fairytales by different Finnish authors with quite different styles. One thing is sure though, these tales are grim enough to please the original Grimm brothers […]

Magdalena Hai: Beggar Princess/Kerjäläisprinsessa

The Beggar Princess

  I love Magdalena Hai (=Shark)! Her short story collection Smelly Hand was extraordinarily surprising and the Beggar Princess is just beautiful. This is an unorthodox MG novel with a strong girl MC and her best friend boy, both with well-rounded characters and a story line that just sweeps you along to the adventure. The steampunk […]