Top Ten Tuesday #17

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together.
Bookish Characters

This week’s prompt is “Bookish Characters.” This seems easy, except I think we’re supposed to choose a category of character, like favorite readers, librarians, professors, etc. At least that’s what I’m understanding from the instructions. Here are my top ten favorite bookworms:

Hermione Granger

Harry Potter Series by JK Rowling

Bella Swan

Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer

Will Herondale

Infernal Devices Trilogy by Cassandra Clare

Tessa Gray

Infernal Devices Trilogy by Cassandra Clare

Lady Jane Grey

MY LADY JANE by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows

Marianne Daventry

EDENBROOKE by Julianne Donaldson

Liesel Meminger

THE BOOK THIEF by Markus Zusak

Cath Avery

FANGIRL by Rainbow Rowell

Anne Shirley


Elizabeth Bennett

PRIDE & PREJUDICE by Jane Austen

What about you? Which bookish characters are on your list this week?

I’ve been learning in DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) that life is full of dialectics, or two opposing truths. In this case, the two opposing truths are: 1) I don’t agree with JKR’s stance regarding trans people, and 2) I still love Harry Potter.

About Jenni Elyse

Hi, I'm Jenni. I’m an eclectic reader. I mostly read fiction and I favor fantasy, science fiction, historical fiction, mystery, thrillers, and romance. The more kissing in a book the better!
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  1. Greg
    Greg says:

    I like this list. I especially liked Fangirl, I thought it did a good job of evoking those feelings of starting college, especially if you’re an introvert.

  2. Nicole @ BookWyrm Knits
    Nicole @ BookWyrm Knits says:

    Hermione is the perfect choice for this! I’ve read Fangirl as well, but I always forget that Cath is a bookworm. My memories of that book focus more on her friendship with Reagan.

    Thanks for stopping by my TTT earlier!

    • Jenni Elyse
      Jenni Elyse says:

      I did love Cath’s friendship with Reagan and her relationship with Levi. That’s definitely what stuck out the most to me too. I almost can’t help notice her relationship with books because of Baz and Simon. 😀

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