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Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Characters Everyone Loves, But I Just Don’t Get



Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted by The Broke & The Bookish.

This week’s topic for Top Ten Tuesday today is ‘The Characters that Everyone Loves, but I Just Don’t Get’. Well, here’s the thing: I do read a lot of books but most of them are like chic lit, contemporary that even though there are characters in the book that I don’t like, I’m not totally invested in them. Or they’re not popular, so therefore I cannot compare what I feel about them with other people. Nevertheless, here’s my list of the ten characters that other people seem to love, but I just don’t get.

Cath – Fangirl

As much a I like Levi, I’m just not a big fan of Fangirl and I’m not a huge fan of Cath cos I just can’t connect to her.

Ben & Fallon – November 9 

I loved November 9 when I first read it. Then I started thinking more deeply about the characters, and suddenly it’s just like, I don’t even know why I like them. I still gave it 5 stars as I do like the story, but I did not like the characters as much as I used to.

Becky Bloomwood – Shopaholic Series

I loveeeee Sophie Kinsella and have read all of her books, so I’ve come to the conclusion that I do love her writing, and it’s just Becky that just grates on my nerves. Even then, I still did read the series, up until the latest one. I just couldn’t be bothered with the latest release (Shopaholic to the Rescue) cos I just know I would hate it.

Agustus Waters – The Fault in Our Stars

I don’t know why, but I just don’t love him as much as other people seem to.

America Singer – The Selection Series

I don’t hate her but I think I read through the Selection series more because of Maxon.

Lola – Lola and the Boy Next Door

Out of the ‘series’, Lola is definitely my least favourite. Compared to the other two girls, Anna and Isla, I just feel like I cannot connect with Lola. I cannot understand her at all.

Bella – Twilight

Don’t have to say much about this right? I feel a little meh about her character, like there’s nothing to like about her. However, I do feel like she became stronger once she became a vampire.

Margo – Paper Town

She’s just boring to me. She was supposed to exude the mystery feelings but I just feel nothing. And I don’t see the point of her character, seriously.

Draco Malfoy – Harry Potter series

I love Tom Felton, the actor who played Draco Malfoy and I know a lot of people loveeee Draco Malfoy (and I do kinda have a soft spot for the film-version of him LOL) but character wise, not one of my favourite characters from the series.




6 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Characters Everyone Loves, But I Just Don’t Get

  1. I don’t get the Draco love! Part of me wonders if it isn’t because the actor. Because I do have a soft spot for him, it does make watching Draco more tolerable than reading about him!

    My TTT.


  2. Tbh I feel like Sophie Kinsella writes Becky Bloomwood with different names for most of her books — her protagonists are usually a bit ditsy and a bit clumsy and just overall a bit damsel-in-distressy, I feel. She’s such a guilty pleasure of mine, though; I really liked The Undomestic Goddess. 😛

    Here’s my TTT.


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