Little Star

By John Ajvide Lindqvist. Tr. by Marlaine Delargy. St. Martin’s/Thomas Dunne, $26.99 (9780312620516).


This title begins when an abusive former recording artist and his meek wife discover a musically-talented baby in the woods. As the novel progresses, the oddball protagonists offer up a chilling, disturbing portrait of adolescence.




Awards Won

Title Year
Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults
Selected by the Books for Youth editors, the following titles comprise the year’s best personal reading for teenagers among adult books published in 2006. More on each book’s content and suggested audience can be found in the full-length Booklist review.
2012 - Selection(s)