4 out of 5 stars
Liam’s Town was the first book I discovered through a writer’s lift on Twitter, and I’m really glad I found it.
This YA book centers on Liam, who, like most fifteen-year-olds, lives in a world of his own. His world consists of working for his grandfather and spending as much time as possible hanging out with his three friends, Trinity, Jenny, and Fender.
At first, you think the book will be a typical story about Liam’s life in a small town, his friendships, and his burgeoning love life, but you quickly realize that things are not what they seem on the surface. The book grew on me with each chapter and had several twists that I didn’t see coming. One of the things I loved most about the book was Liam’s voice. Dike created a lovable character in Liam — you can’t help but root for him throughout the story.
I would definitely be interested in reading more books by this author.