Fangirl review: Liam Davis & The Raven by Anyta Sunday.

Liam Davis is a serious journalist, and he’s good at it.

Or at least, he was. Until the chief of Scribe, the campus magazine, makes him give up his politics column to write for the party page—the party page that is problematic for two reasons: One, it threatens Liam’s chance of getting the traineeship with his apathetic father at his prestigious newspaper company, and two, he has no idea what it means to party, let alone how to capture this new audience’s attention!

But Liam Davis is no quitter. He’s determined to prove to his father, the chief, and above all himself that he can do it—and do it well.

Life doesn’t make it easy. Not when Freddy Krueger comes stalking out of the shadows to attack him. Luckily the Raven, the campus vigilante—the vigilante getting hate mail sent to Scribe’s opinions page—comes to his rescue.

Now, between finding the perfect angle for his party page columns and making friends (and perhaps something more?), Liam needs to find this mysterious Raven—not only to thank him, but to warn him to watch his back.

This is a fan-girl review that has already been posted on Goodreads and Boy Meets Boy reviews.

Five big twinkling stars. (Or stripy hearts as it is, here on the blog).

This is a total fan-girl review and has already been posted on Goodreads. It is fair to say I am on a complete Anyta Sunday kick at the moment, I love this author's writing style, I adore her characterisations (as you will see from my over-the-top adoration of them below) and she is definitely an auto-buy author for me now.

The absolutely best thing about this book - and there were lots of great things - was Liam. I absolutely adored him. He was quirky, without falling into a stereotypical clueless nerd role. He spoke his mind, was blunt but thoughtful. He was both intentionally and unintentionally funny and I want to kidnap him and bring him to England. Except I couldn't split him and his lover up. Nope, nu-huh - because they were the best couple.

I hope this doesn't get labelled a gay-for-you story - because it so wasn't. It was about Liam discovering his sexuality (along with a mystery storyline) and the way Anyta Sunday did this was brilliant. It didn't feel like trope after trope to me. It was real and genuine and I love how she writes these story-lines without it becoming a crisis.

The rest of the cast were nearly as wonderful. I love Anyta Sunday's character portrayals - they are proper characters not carbon copies I've read a million times before. Quinn, Hunter, Shannon, Mitch...I loved them all. Good characters can make or break a book in my opinion and Anyta Sunday never fails to write people I am drawn too. Quirky, lovable and unique - just like real life people! Imagine. :)

The story was fun, I enjoyed the mystery, I enjoyed the romance. This author writes the kind of book I find really difficult to put down. REALLY DIFFICULT. If you're looking for an enjoyable read with fabulous characters try this. :)

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