Original title: LAUNSÁTUR. The first novel in a series about crime-solving team and former married couple, detective Soffia and psychologist Adam.
Original title: UPP Á LÍF OG DAUÐA. Hungarian translation of a humorous novel for young adults about a very serious topic: Depression and the danger of suicide.
MEINE FAMILIE UND ANDERE KATASTROFEN
Original title: BARA EF … German translation of a humorous novel about two couples of different ages. A surprise birthday party goes terribly wrong for the middle aged couple, and then there is the secret that threatens to ruin everything for the younger couple.
JÓHANNA OG JEG
Original title: VIÐ JÓHANNA. Danish translation of the love story of Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir, former Prime Minister of Iceland, and Jónína Leósdóttir, the book’s author. The two women fell in love in 1985 but stayed in the closet until 2000. Later they married and Jóhanna became the first openly LGBT leader in the word.
M‘AIME, M‘AIME PAS!
This book inludes a French translation of Jónína Leósdóttir’s short story “Loves Me, Loves Me Not” (Elskar mig, elskar mig ekki).
AM LIEBSTEN GUT
Original title: ALLT FÍNT … EN ÞÚ? German translation of a humorous novel about Nina, a vicar’s wife, who tries to hold her family together when her father shocks everyone by introducing a young girlfriend only weeks after becoming a widower.
BOOKS IN ICELANDIC
DI Soffia and her ex-husband, Adam, are shaken when their daughter finds a
murder victim in the garage of a lakeside house. They need to work together for
the third time and solve the crime quickly, for their daughter’s peace of mind.
The second book in the series about Soffía and Adam who have to tread carefully while investigating the disappearance of a small child and suspicious fatalities at a care home.
The first book in a new crime series about detective Soffía and her ex-husband, Adam, who is a psychologist and helps the police solving a complicated crime during the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic.
(The Faceless Woman)
The fifth novel in the Edda Crime Series. Edda attends a wedding at Thingvellir National Park where a terrible attack takes place and two girls are hatching a secret plot.
BARNIÐ SEM HRÓPAÐI Í HLJÓÐI
(A child’s silent scream)
This is the fourth novel in the Edda Crime Series. Now Edda has an outlet for all her energy, as she has got herself a job as an au-pair with a wealthy family with three children.
(An Unwelome Man )
The third novel in the Edda Crime Series, featuring the energetic Edda who loves mysteries.
STÚLKAN SEM ENGINN SAKNAÐI
(The Girl Nobody Missed)
The second novel in the Edda Crime Series, featuring the energetic Edda who loves mysteries. In this book, Edda finds a girl who has been stabbed down by the sea, and also gets involved with an English/Spanish/Icelandic family full of secrets.
KONAN Í BLOKKINNI
(The Woman in the Apartment Block)
The first novel in the Edda Crime Series. Edda is a recently retired bookshop manager who has plenty of time and energy, and boundless curiosity about everything slightly mysterious. In this book, she searches for a German woman who is believed to be lost in Iceland, and gets drawn into a dangerous situation close to home.
BARA EF …
(If only …)
A humorous story about two couples of different ages. A surprise birthday party goes terribly wrong for the middle aged couple, and then there is the secret that threatens to ruin everything for the younger couple.
(Jóhanna and I)
The love story of Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir, former Prime Minister of Iceland, and Jónína Leósdóttir, the book’s author. The two women fell in love in 1985, but stayed in the closet until 2000. Later they married and Jóhanna became the first openly LGBT leader in the world.
Musings of an accordion-woman … A diary of a diet, full of humour and interesting facts.
UPP Á LÍF OG DAUÐA
(A Matter of Life and Death)
A humorous novel for young adults about a deadly serious topic: depression and possible suicide.
ALLT FÍNT … EN ÞÚ?
(I’m Fine … and You?)
A humorous novel about Nina, a vicar’s wife, who tries to hold her family together when her father shocks everyone by introducing a young girlfriend only weeks after becoming a widower.
ELSKAR MIG, ELSKAR MIG EKKI
(Loves Me, Loves Me Not)
Sixteen short-stories about love, for young adults, written by sixteen Nordic authors and published in eight Nordic languages in 2010. Title story by Jónína Leósdóttir.
ÉG & ÞÚ
(Me & You)
The last book in the Anna Trilogy (that stated with Kisses & Olives). Anna and her friend, Kata, are both in love. But long distances, culture differences and delicate secrets stand in the way of their happiness.
SVART OG HVÍTT
(Black and White)
This is the second novel in the Anna Trilogy – about teenager, Anna, from a small town in Iceland, who is gradually discovering her sexuality. Meanwhile, her best friend, Kata, learns a lot when she meets an Indian boy, Deepak, who is to have an arranged marriage.
KOSSAR & ÓLÍFUR
(Kisses & Olives)
The first novel in the Anna Trilogy, about a girl from a small Icelandic village who spends a summer in Brighton, where she discovers a lot about herself. The girl who returns home in the autumn is different from the one who left in spring – she has kissed a girl, who also taught her to enjoy olives.
A collection of columns that originally appeared in the Icelandic women’s magazine, Nýtt Líf, where the author worked as an assistant-editor for fifteen years.
Novel about three sisters: Ása, SIgný and Helga. They share the names of sisters in classic, old, Icelandic tales, but these are modern women leading modern lives, with everything that entails.
SUNDUR OG SAMAN
(Together and Apart)
A novel for young adults about Birna, a teenage girl from up north who moves to Reykjavik with her father when her parents divorce.
Biography of the artist, television personality and anti-feminist, Rósa Ingólfsdóttir.
GUÐ ALMÁTTUGUR HJÁLPI ÞÉR!
(May God Help You!)
Biography of the outspoken and unconventional, rev. Sigurður Haukur Guðjónsson, who welcomed alcoholics, spiritual healers and pop groups to his church.