Young Adult Books

Apfelblüten und Jasmin by Carolin Phillips The experience of a teenage refugee girl in Germany.

Zlata’s Diary by by Zlata Filipović and translated by Christina Pribichevich-Zorić. An eye-witness account of the bombing of Belgrade in the 1990s.

The Ventriloquist’s Daughter by Man-Chiu Lin, translated by Helen Wang. A chilling thriller that will make you question reality.

A history of the world with the women put back in by Kertin Lücker and Ute Daenschel, translated from German by Ruth Ahmedzai Kemp and Jessica West. A non-fiction book, taking you on a run through of human history, from pre-historical times right up to the present day.

The Red Abbey Chronicles by Maria Turtschaninoff, translated from the Finnish by Annie Prime (Pushkin Press). Comprising three books: Naondel, Maresi, and Maresi Red Mantle, this fantasy trilogy portrays a brutal male-dominated world with a group of women and girls who must come together in order to survive.