Beartown by Fredrik Backman

May 25th, 2017 kimbacaffeinate Review 65 Comments

25th May
Beartown by Fredrik Backman

Fredrik Backman takes us to a small rural town in Sweden known as Beartown. Here hockey is the heart of this isolated town. Where winning is everything. A place where when something dark happens involving the town’s star player their world divides. Powerful and poignant Backman weaved a tale that will take the reader through a gamut of emotions.

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A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

February 7th, 2017 kimbacaffeinate Review 27 Comments

7th Feb
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Early this year, I listened to and loved Britt-Marie was Here. I then added all of Fredrik Backman’s audiobooks to my wishlist. Thanks to an Audible fairy, I was gifted a copy of A Man Called Ove. The ratings do not lie, once again I was transported as Backman made me fall in love with a grumpy old man named Ove and the folks in his community.

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Britt-Marie Was Here by Fredrik Backman

June 8th, 2016 kimbacaffeinate Review 70 Comments

8th Jun
Britt-Marie Was Here by Fredrik Backman

Britt-Marie Was Here by Fredrik Backman was on my wish list for BEA 2016. I was delighted to receive a signed copy. When an opportunity to review the audio came along, and I heard the delightful voice of Joan Walker I decided to listen first. I am so grateful that I did. Britt-Marie Was Here is going on my top ten audio listens for 2016. Brilliant, heart-warming, funny, and poignant, Fredrik Backman shows that anyone can change, even a stubborn, set in her ways young woman like sixty-three year old Britt-Marie.

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