Tuesday, May 31, 2016

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Britt-Marie Was Here by Fredrik Backman


Every so often, a writer comes along who can write a story with characters that touch you to your very core. Fredrik Backman is one of those writers - he did it with his first novel A Man Called Ove, repeated this with his second novel My Grandmother Sends Her Regrets and Apologizes, and he's done it again with Britt-Marie Was Here. Backman finds his way into your heart by giving us an ordinary, sometimes an annoying person, who has something very special, deep inside them that they don't know exists. Britt-Marie is one of these people. In his latest novel, Backman slowly peels away at all the things Britt-Marie has built around her to hide behind, in order to find something precious.







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"Britt-Marie Was Here" by Fredrik Backman, published in the USA by Atria Books, released May 3, 2016 is available from Amazon US, Amazon UK, Barnes & Noble, Kobo Books (USA, Canada & Australia), iTunes (iBook or audiobook), The Book Depository (free worldwide delivery on print books, or as a downloadable audiobook), new or used from Alibris as well as from an IndieBound store near you. I would like to thank the publishers for giving me a copy of this book via NetGalley in exchange for a fair review (and believe me, I really do mean EVERY word of this review).
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