Book 1 of 2016 is A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman.
This book was raved about for all of 2015 and I started it towards the end, like a chore.
The thing is, this is an absolute pleasure to read and not a chore. I recommended it to friends when I was less than half way through it and having finished it, I can only recommend it more strenuously.
There are many stories of grumpy old men but this old man stole my heart. I want to go out and hug old people everywhere but I may be shot for that in this country.
It has been a long while since I listened to a book and understood why I want to live my life with fury.
5 grunts of disapproval out of 5.
Should I read this? If you like stories about anti-heroes that you can't relate to but can like.
What did I learn? Good people don't always look like good people. Being good is all that matters.