All posts in "Swedish books"

Swedish Dads

By SwedishFreak / March 14, 2017

One of my favorite things about Sweden is that maternity leave is referred to paternity leave, because it is for both parents, not just mothers. One of Sweden’s photographers, Johan Bävman, is showing off the Swedish stay-at-home dads with his photo book “Swedish Dads”, which portrays 25 fathers who stay home with their children for 6 months. Check […]


Lucia Morning in Sweden

By SwedishFreak / December 2, 2016

In our monthly newsletter, I usually feature a product of the month.  I thought I would go into a little bit more detail this month and create a blog post out of it! This month we are looking at the children’s book “Lucia Morning in Sweden“. It tells the story of 3 children living in […]


How I Fell In Love with Sweden

By SwedishFreak / April 18, 2012

This guest post was written by Brett Sills, the author of My Sweet Saga, a story of an American finding adventure in Stockholm. If you tapped my shoulder in 2008 and told me that, in a year’s time, Sweden would become one of the most important things in my life, I’d have thought you were […]


Thoughts on “Sidetracked” by Henning Mankell

By SwedishFreak / December 3, 2010

About an hour ago I just finished reading Sidetracked by Henning Mankell, and wow! What a page turner! I couldn’t put the book down, definitely a great read. You can read my full review here. I really liked that this novel was based in Southern Sweden. Such a different world from the North! I know […]