Popular European Young Adult Books

Find young adult books written by authors from Europe for the next part of the Read Around The World Challenge. (41)

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A Winter's Promise by Christelle Dabos EN

Rating: 4     3 Votes
Country: Europe / France flag France
Description:
When Ophelia, who can travel through mirrors, is betrothed to an influential member of a faraway clan, she journeys to the towering city of Citaceleste, where she realizes she has become a pawn in a dangerous political game.

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Airman by Eoin Colfer EN

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Country: Europe / Ireland flag Ireland
Description:
Conor Broekhart was born to fly. Or more accurately, he was born flying. Little wonder he became what he became. In an age of discovery and invention, many dreamed of flying, but for Conor flight was more than just a dream, it was his destiny. In one dark night on the island of Great Saltee, a cruel and cunning betrayal destroyed his life and stole his future. Now Conor must win the race for flight, to save his family and right a terrible wrong...

3.

Awkward by Svetlana Chmakova EN

Rating: 4     2 Votes
Country: Europe / Russia flag Russia
Description:
Cardinal rule #1 for surviving school: Don't get noticed by the mean kids. Cardinal rule #2 for surviving school: Seek out groups with similar interests and join them. On her first day at her new school, Penelope--Peppi--Torres reminds herself of these basics. But when she trips into a quiet boy in the hall, Jaime Thompson, she's already broken the first rule, and the mean kids start calling her the "nerder girlfriend." How does she handle this crisis? By shoving poor Jaime and running away! Falling back on rule two and surrounding herself with new friends in the art club, Peppi still can't he... continue


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Coraline by Neil Gaiman EN

Rating: 4     5 Votes
Description:
In Coraline's family's new flat there's a locked door. On the other side is a brick wall—until Coraline unlocks the door . . . and finds a passage to another flat in another house just like her own. Only different. The food is better there. Books have pictures that writhe and crawl and shimmer. And there's another mother and father there who want Coraline to be their little girl. They want to change her and keep her with them. . . . Forever. Coraline is an extraordinary fairy tale/nightmare from the uniquely skewed imagination of #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman.


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D : (a Tale of Two Worlds) by Michel Faber EN

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Country: Europe / Netherlands flag Netherlands
Description:
It all starts on the morning the letter D disappears from language. First, it vanishes from Dhikilo's parents' conversation at breakfast, then from the road signs outside and from her school dinners. Set between England and the wintry land of Liminus, a world enslaved by the monstrous Gamp and populated by fearsome, enchanting creatures


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Die Nackten by Iva Procházková DE

Rating: 3     1 Vote
Description:
Filip liebt Sylva, doch die ist mit der Suche nach Niklas beschäftigt. Niklas liebt Evita, die aber wiederum ihren Dealer sucht. Da trifft Sylva bei ihrer Suche mitten in der Grossstadt einen verletzten Coyoten. Ab 14.

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Die Verwirrungen des Zöglings Törless by Robert Musil DE

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Country: Europe / Austria flag Austria
Description:
Roman speelt op militaire kostschool.