Top Ten: Characters Who Remind Me of Me

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted at That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s theme was characters who remind me of me.

♥ Beth from Attachments
♥ Esther from The Bell Jar
♥ Eleanor from Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
♥ Ann from A Great and Terrible Beauty
♥ Charlie from The Perks of Being a Wallflower

♥ Lizzie from Queen of Babble
♥ Jessica from Sloppy Firsts
♥ Betsy from Smart Girls like Me
♥ Melinda from Speak
♥ Tally from Uglies

Top Ten: Characters I’d Switch Places With

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted at That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s theme was characters I’d switch places with – which, just so you know, was really hard! I mostly ended up deciding that these characters had a not-so-difficult arc, existed in a world I found tolerable, and whose end justified the means. Onward!

Beth from Attachments // Diana from A Discovery of Witches // Elle from Geekerella // Susan from Giant Days // Cameron from If I’m Being Honest

Cathy from I Went to Vassar for This? // Molly from Lip Lock // Millie from My Favorite Half-Night Stand // Lizzie from Queen of Babble // Jessica from Sloppy Firsts

Top Ten: Books Featuring High Schoolers

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted at The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s theme was a back to school freebie, so I chose books featuring high school students because, to me, nothing screams “back to school” more than public school.

ttt_BackToSchool_A

The Bad Mother’s Handbook by Kate Long // Broken Monsters by Lauren Beukes // Epic Fail by Claire LaZebnik // Friday Night Lights: A Town, a Team, and a Dream by H.G. Bissinger // Ms. Marvel, Vol. 1: No Normal by G. Willow Wilson and Adrian Alphona

ttt_BackToSchool_B

Paper Towns by John Green // The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky // Sloppy Firsts by Megan McCafferty // Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson // Special Topics in Calamity Physics by Marisha Pessl