Their magic. Their quest. Their awfulness and strangeness.
Her raven boys.
Every so often, there is a series that absolutely sweeps you off your feet.
It’s all-encompassing. All-consuming. Everything you have ever wanted in a book.
It’s simply magnificent.
Ronan Lynch: I am being perfectly fucking civil.
Adam Parrish “Do you think you’re a train wreck?”
“That would mean I was on the tracks to start with.”
Richard Gansey the Third ‘I wish you could be kissed, Jane,’ he said. ‘Because I would beg just one off you.’
Noah Czerny “I can’t believe Noah didn’t stick around to help.”
“Sure you can. Never trust the dead.”
Words cannot describe how much of a fan I am of this series.
There’s so much that happens in a Raven Cycle novel that I’m at a bit of a loss. Is it even possible to write a review?
There’s the fallout from Ronan’s big reveal, the insanity of Kavinsky, the Welsh King adventure and Cabeswater madness.
There’s Chainsaw being adorable, Ronan “borrowing” cars, Adam pulling himself up from poverty, Gansey being Gansey and Noah obsessing over snow-globes.
I would need a full essay to fully explain everything.
In lieu of writing a book on this book, I’ll quote my friend when he first introduced me to this series,
Miranda. Don’t be a loser, just read it already.
Man oh man, does the reader just excel. Every audiobook from this series easily makes my top ten list of fave audios. Every character has a speaking voice, a thinking voice and a narrating voice – those voices are distinct but completely recognizable as that character.
I love the edge to Ronan tone and the soft hint of a Henrietta accent in Adams. Gansey’s rich, clipped tones contrast so well against Blue’s smooth southern voice. I am in love with these audiobooks.
Credit to these gorgeous images: Xia-Hainex