Sara Lövestam

Sara Lövestam used to teach Swedish to immigrants and is a freelance journalist. In 2009 she won the Bok-SM award for her first novel, Udda. Wonderful Feels Like This is Sara's first novel to be published in English.



Sensitive and deeply moving: outstanding.
Kirkus Reviews

Empathy, identity, and the transformative power of music bind this tale of an atypical friendship between a teenage outcast and a jazz musician.
Publishers Weekly

Lövestam is a musical writer, with such an eye on language and storytelling that she can do almost anything she wants... She writes with the perfect pitch.Malin Persson Giolito

A well written, warm and cosy story about how unexpectedly you can find a friend when you most need one.Stefan Holm
Värmland Folkblad

I know of no writer who can make me so genuinely happy as Sara Lövestam does... And if I'm ever asked what is the best book I've ever read, I will definitely answer: Wonderful Feels Like This.Annika Koldenius