Sweden guest of Honour 2013

The Bologna Book Fair for children’s literature is reaching it’s end, finishing tomorrow, Friday. We are already looking forward to next year when the fair is celebrating it’s 50th edition and for that special occasion, Sweden will be the guest of honour exhibiting famous and important illustrators.

 

The featured picture is the cover of the winning book in the non fiction category 2012 for the BolognaRagazzi award. New for this year is the category Digital Publishing which Stockholm Text naturally finds extra interesting.

 

NEWS

June, 23 2014

A warm welcome for Me on the Floor, Bleeding

Jenny Jägerfeld receives a warm welcome as her award-winning novel Me on the Floor, Bleeding is released in USA. The Kirkus Review says that it is “a moving, complex and satisfying import” and Book Divas.com gives the book a very good review, ending: “I would definitely recommend Me on the Floor Bleeding.”

January, 13 2014

Great reviews for Jungstedt and Jansson

Publishers Weekly calls Strange Bird an “outstanding novel” while Booklist describes Killer’s Art as “excellent Scandinavian noir”. And we are ready to follow up the success! Watch out for the outstanding sequels that are soon to be released.

October, 4 2013

Strange Bird and Killer's Art out now

Anna Jansson’s Strange Bird and Mari Jungstedt’s Killer’s Art are now released nation wide in USA. Both titles have been given starred reviews in Publishers Weekly, as well as fine recommendations from both Library Journal and Booklist. We could not have hoped for a better start.

December, 7 2012

Sequels by Mari Jungstedt and Carin Gerhardsen in early 2013!

Sequels by Mari Jungstedt and Carin Gerhardsen in early 2013!

Stockholm Text will publish the next novels by Mari Jungstedt and Carin Gerhardsen in February. By Mari Jungstedt in the Anders Knutas series you will find Killer’s Art and by  Carin Gerhardsen in the Hammarby series you will find Playing House. More information about the specific titles to be released next week!

October, 31 2012

New imprint introduced by Stockholm Text today!

New imprint introduced by Stockholm Text today!

Today Stockholm Text introduced its imprint BOOKMARK, intended for print and digital releases of titles on the Swedish market. The first title to be published is Sylvia Day’s “Seven Years to Sin”. The book will be called “Synda” in Swedish and will be available in bookstores in early December.

 

When Amazon introduced its author rank in October Sylvia Day was the #1 author with more sold books than any other author.

August, 30 2012

40,000th ebook copy sold today!

40,000th ebook copy sold today!

When we started in May, we could never imagine selling our 40,000th ebook copy in August. Yet today it happened and we will of course celebrate with punsch, the literary spirit of Sweden!

August, 21 2012

The Antithesis of Stieg Larsson

Kajsa Ingemarsson, author of Yesterday’s News invites you to her Sweden. Read here!

August, 17 2012

Yesterday's News - Today

Yesterday's News - Today

Stockholm Text is a publishing house that greatly value it’s readers. We’re always ready to answer questions from our readers; practical matters such as “where to buy” or “how do I add this book to my reading device” or queries about our books’ content. We are always happy and eager to discuss our books with our readers!

 

We’ve got a few complaints on one of our covers and have therefore decided to treat you with a new cover. Hope this one is prefarable.

 

P.S And let’s keep in touch!

August, 17 2012

The Gingerbread House a true #1 bestseller!

The Gingerbread House a true #1 bestseller!

We keep talking about The Gingerbread House but last night was unique, when the book after a Daily Find on B&N became the #1 bestseller – even outselling Fifty shades. For a startup publisher like Stockholm Text that is mind-boggling!

August, 15 2012

"Bloody" business

"Bloody" business

We’re not just spreading blood around ourselves on bookmarks and such; this morning the entire Stockholm Text editorial staff donated blood at the blood central.

August, 3 2012

New book-formats

Yes, we are definitly open to new formats for books!

July, 30 2012

All eyes on the Swedish world of publishing!

Dear future, would you come sooner? 

July, 25 2012

Stockholm Text on Amazon top-3 rank!!!

Yes, I know we are closed for a short summer holiday, but I must tell you that The Gingerbread House is currently the #2 mystery bestseller on Amazon!

http://www.amazon.com/gp/bestsellers/books/10457/ref=pd_zg_hrsr_b_1_3_last

July, 24 2012

Check out today's Kindle Daily Deal!

Only today you will find The Gingerbread House by Carin Gerhardsen as The Daily Deal on  Amazon for $1.99! Check it out! :)

www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html/?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&docId=1000677541&linkCode=ur2&tag=lookbefospen-20

July, 18 2012

Eva Gabrielsson & Carin Gerhardsen on air

Eva Gabrielsson & Carin Gerhardsen on air

Finally the link to the radio show “Writers on Writing” with Carin Gerhardsen is available online.  The show is 60 minutes long with Eva Gabrielsson first. Enjoy!

 

July, 12 2012

Stockholm Text titles promoted on all major e-retailers

Stockholm Text titles promoted on all major e-retailers

Worried about the climate changes? Then visit iBookstore for an upcoming campaign for The Human Quest. Looking for the perfect summer read? Wait for Kajsa Ingemarsson’s Yesterday’s News as The Daily Find at Barnes and Noble. More of a crime lover and interested in making a good deal? Check out the price promotion for Karin Wahlberg’s Death of a Carpet Dealer and Anna Jansson’s Killer’s Island at Kobo! Or browse the top thriller picks in Amazon‘s Kindle store to find Carin Gerhardsen’s The Gingerbread House!

July, 11 2012

Gerhardsen's popularity increases abroad

Gerhardsen's popularity increases abroad

“My Swedish isn’t good enough to read the rest of the books in this series, so I will be waiting (im)patiently for the English translations.”

–Confirmed Bookworm

July, 6 2012

Get a free copy of Yesterday's News!

Get a free copy of Yesterday's News!

Join the give away to win a free copy of Yesterday’s News by Kajsa Ingemarsson!

July, 5 2012

Win a Kindle Fire!

Win a Kindle Fire!

Enter to win!

July, 3 2012

Kajsa Ingemarsson as the antithesis to Stieg Larsson - so much better!

Read the review here: Yesterday’s News!

 

“Having read and enjoyed Stieg Larsson’s The Millenium trilogy, I was intrigued by an email asking for a review of Swenden’s #1 non-crime writer, Kajsa Ingemarsson.  Yesterday’s News sounded like the antithesis of Stieg Larsson’s work (I believe it is classified as contemporary women’s fiction) and, intrigued by the summary, I happily accepted the book for review….”

July, 2 2012

Offer in July

Summer is the time of reading. Long days. Less obligations. It doesn’t matter where you do it, how you do it or even why you do it.

 

To celebrate the time of reading we’re giving you a special offer for July. If you buy any of of our books at any retailer – ebook or paperback- and send the order confirmation to ebba.bandh@stockholmtext.com, we’ll send you an other ebook of your choice in return!

 

Happy reading!

 

 

 

June, 28 2012

Win a Kindle Fire!

Win a Kindle Fire!

Interested in spicing up that reading device of yours?

WIN!

June, 27 2012

John Verdon recommends The Gingerbread House by Carin Gerhardsen

John Verdon recommends The Gingerbread House by Carin Gerhardsen

“Gerhardsen brings a timely perspective to the serial killer genre, as her characters are engulfed by the worst possible consequences of their childhood cruelties.  The pages turn themselves, right up the final startling twist.”  

 

–John Verdon, bestselling author of the Dave Gurney thrillers:  Think of a Number, Shut Your Eyes Tight, Let the Devil Sleep. 

June, 26 2012

Carin Gerhardsen and Eva Gabrielsson on air

Carin Gerhardsen and Eva Gabrielsson on air

On Writers on Writing on Wednesday, 6.27, Marrie will be on again,
interviewing Eva Gabrielsson, author of “There Are Things I Want You to Know
About Stieg Larsson and Me” and Carin Gerhardsen, author of “The Gingerbread
House (Volume 1).”  Tune in at 9 a.m. PT on KUCI 88.9 FM.

June, 20 2012

Hommage to serious bloggers! - Smart bitches

Hommage to serious bloggers! - Smart bitches

Review of Yesterday’s News by Kajsa Ingemarsson

 

It’s always uplifting when you run into the bloggers that really do add value to the literay field of critique…

 

 

“This is very much a “visiting book,” a contemporary where you go and visit with the characters and nothing horrifically cataclysmic happens to everyone. There’s moments of triumph and total disappointment, and yet I liked Agnes enough to keep reading, even at times when I was more interested in her world than in her as a character. She’s not the strongest personality in the bunch, and there are times she’s cruel and I want to kick her…”

Read the entire review at Smart Bitches

 

June, 19 2012

In the U.S.- ebook sales outrun hardcover

In the U.S.- ebook sales outrun hardcover

The first quarter of the year 2012 made history. Due to AAP, ebook sales outruns the hardcover for adult fiction. Read more on Galleycat.

June, 15 2012

Get The Human Quest - one day before the release

Get The Human Quest - one day before the release

It is one day before the release of The Human Quest and our weekly Friday competition is extra hot and extra exclusive to day. It’s basically extra everything.

 

One lucky winner, who answers the competition question correctly and emails the answer to ebba.bandh@stockholmtext.com the next 24 hours starting now at 5 PM EST will win The Human Quest by Johan Rockström and Mattias Klum.

 

The question is: Who wrote the foreword for The Human Quest?

 

Well what are you waiting for?

 

 

 

Photo by: Mattias Klum, from The Human Quest

June, 14 2012

The Human Quest - Initially Published as an Ebook

The Human Quest - Initially Published as an Ebook

Stockholm Text in collaboration with Langenskiölds proudly presents The Human Quest to be released on Saturday, June 16th, just a few days before the Earth Summit in Rio.  The book is the first of its kind to merge science with world-class photography, and will initially be exclusively available as an enhanced ebook with video features. Follow the links below to read more in the press release or to pre-order the book from iTunes.

 

Buy on iTunes!

 

Read the press release!

 

The Earth Summit 2012

 

June, 13 2012

Carin Gerhardsen - The Epitome of Nordic Noir

Carin Gerhardsen - The Epitome of Nordic Noir

“Good lord, this book is the epitome of why I LOVE Nordic Noir. This book was fantastic. It was twisted and engrossing with its’ scenes and character development. I loved how deep and dark the author went in describing the characters, particularly the killer.”

Read the entire review here!

June, 12 2012

The Human Quest - The Preview

The Human Quest - The Preview

The United Nations meeting, Rio+20 is approaching and so is the release of The Human Quest, which will initially be released as an ebook exclusively. Authored by Johan Rockström and Mattias Klum, this book contains breathtaking and mind stirring photos, by Mattias Klum, world famous photographer and a foreword by the United States’ 42nd president, Bill Clinton.

 

Read the preview here: THE HUMAN QUEST

June, 11 2012

"It’s a good thing the Swedes have universal healthcare"

"It’s a good thing the Swedes have universal healthcare"

““A serial murderer? You’re out of your mind! How many of those have there been in Sweden?” While this naïve Swedish detective in Carin Gerhardsen’s The Gingerbread House might win his debate on a technicality (or whatever you want to call reality), he obviously doesn’t read crime fiction. Otherwise he’d know that Sweden is crawling with serial killers. Not just serial killers but one-off murderers, too. They’re everywhere. Stockholm. Ystad. Malmo. Gothenburg. Uppsala. Fjällbacka. It’s a good thing the Swedes have universal healthcare because their crime writers are maiming and killing the (fictional) citizenry by the boatload. But in real life? Not so much.”

 

Another spot-on review by Jordan Foster!

June, 7 2012

Stockholm Text at BookExpo America

Stockholm Text at BookExpo America

It has been a very interesting BookExpo here in New York – lots of contacts and lots of insights from the Digital Book Conference. Among the reflections is that an e-reader is a surprisingly rare sight, a clear sign that the tablet is taking over as the primary reader for digital books.

 

Follow Stockholm Text over the next few months to see the results of other reflections!

June, 6 2012

Read the exclusive guest blog by Carin Gerhardsen

Read the exclusive guest blog by Carin Gerhardsen

“…Since I’ve always loved reading crime novels and on top of that take a great interest in solving problems – mathematical problems, crosswords, Sudoku and all that – I decided to give crime a try. But – very importantly – without giving up my philosophical ambitions and literary quality claims. I asked myself what’s significant for a good crime novel and what ingredients from the point of view of content that applies to me specifically. And then I started writing, and just in case, I wrote three books in order to convince the intended publisher of my productivity…”

Carin Gerhardsen

 

 

Read the entire post here: mysteryfanfare

June, 5 2012

America release of The Gingerbread House by Carin Gerhardsen

America release of The Gingerbread House by Carin Gerhardsen

Dear crime loving readers!

The grand final of this spring’s crime releases is now available on all major retailers. The highly anticipated The Gingerbread House by Carin Gerhardsen is our crown jewel and has already received great reviews.

The question is, do you dare reading it?

June, 4 2012

Stockholm Text at IDPF Digital Book

Stockholm Text at IDPF Digital Book

When IDPF Digital Book starts in Javits Center in New York in a few hours, Stockholm Text is of course there to participate. Looking forward to an exciting event. Check out the program!

June, 1 2012

Want to play some cards tonight?

Want to play some cards tonight?

Today you have the chance to win Henrik Fexeus’ mind boggling The Art of Reading Minds, released by Stockholm Text just a week ago! All you have to do is visit his Facebook page (http://facebook.com/TheArtOfReadingMinds) and check out “The Card Trick by Henrik Fexeus” under Videos. Send an e-mail with your answer (regardless of whether Henrik could read your mind or not) to ebba.bandh@stockholmtext.com for your chance to win one of ten copies!

May, 31 2012

Book offers!

Book offers!

If you visit Stockholmtext.com regularly, by now you know that we have a weekly competition with a chance to win copies of our books! Don’t worry – we will have a contest coming up for you tomorrow as well, but already now we would like to tell you about some other sites, promoting our titles with special offers!

 

Visit http://www.omnimysterynews.com/2012/05/special-offer-from-stockholm-text.html for an exclusive offer relating to all our Swedish crime novels!

 

or http://stopyourekillingme.com/Giveaway.html for the chance to win The Gingerbread House by Carin Gerhardsen!

May, 30 2012

Thrilling review of Killer's Island by Anna Jansson

Thrilling review of Killer's Island by Anna Jansson

This one is worth reading. I got the creeps just by reading the review…

 

Criminal Element: Fresh Meat

 

“But the pervasive sense of unsettled anxiety is not all manufactured, for in fact, these residents are each being observed. Anders’s secret smoking habit is watched and judged from eyes inside the hospital. Outside Erika’s artist’s cottage with its charming hammock, she feels the need to turn away when speaking on the phone so neighbor Sara won’t overhear. Linn is tormented by a face she sees peeking through her window and can’t rest while listening for noises of her neighbors in the garden.”

Clare Toohey

May, 29 2012

Carin Gerhardsen five star review!

Carin Gerhardsen five star review!

Next tuesday will The Gingerbread House be officially released and here comes a review that might interest you!

 

Read the review

May, 28 2012

Swedish music conquers the world!

Swedish music conquers the world!

Stockholm Text congratulates Loreen to the victory in Eurovision Song Contest 2012! She is a brilliant example of Swedish cultural creativity and a great source of inspiration for Stockholm Text! Watch her performance at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4PMQB5zmAU.

May, 25 2012

Hot Competition!

Hot Competition!

Yes, it is unusually hot in Stockholm and we obviously need a hot competition for this Friday. Being in the midst of releasing several books, four crime novels, a best selling romance novel by Kajsa Ingemarsson and a disturbingly interesting book about mind-reading by Henrik Fexeus we now give you the opportunity to win one book of choice from our current catalog. All you got to do is send an email to ebba.bandh@stockholmtext.com and write the title of the book you find the most interesting. 5 lucky souls will win a copy of the novel they asked for.

May, 25 2012

Kajsa Ingemarsson #1 best seller June!

Kajsa Ingemarsson #1 best seller June!

With her newest book, Kajsa Ingemarsson is the #1 best seller on the Swedish paperback top list for June. Congratulations Kajsa!

May, 23 2012

Psychology Today

Psychology Today

Henrik Fexeus of interest in America… Here in Psychology Today.

May, 22 2012

Sweden’s most famous obstetrician!

Sweden’s most famous obstetrician!

No, she is not the one who helped Princess Estelle to make her entrance to this world, (even though it seems like everything is centered around Estelle today on her baptize day in Stockholm). —Sweden’s most famous gynecologist and obstetrician, Karin Wahlberg, is also a beloved and praised crime author and today Stockholm Text is releasing her very elegant novel Death of a Carpet Dealer. It will probably become a classic!

May, 21 2012

Proudly presenting: Henrik Fexeus!

Proudly presenting: Henrik Fexeus!

New week, new treats! Tomorrow Stockholm Text will proudly be releasing The Art of Reading Minds by award winning author Henrik Fexeus.

Working with the book by the mentalist-master himself I’ve learned a thing or two and I’m pretty confident when reading your mind right now that you are CURIOUS!

However you should be ;)

May, 18 2012

Friday Competition!

Friday Competition!

Well, it sure is Friday, and of course we can’t let you go on week end without the chance to win one of Stockholm Text’s – not released yet – crime novels! All you got to do to participate in the competition where you can win the exclusive Death of a Carpet Dealer by Karin Wahlberg is to send an email to ebba.bandh@stockholmtext.com, with the subject “Friday competition”.

 

Happy Friday!

May, 17 2012

Another reason for the ebook

Another reason for the ebook

Mother’s day turned out hot this year