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Click here for my 2010 Character Connections
- Turnip Fitzhugh: The Pink Carnation series by Lauren Willig
- Merricat Blackwood: We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson
- Amy: The Ruins by Scott Smith
- Deeba: Un Lun Dun by China Miéville
- Daemon Sadi: The Black Jewels series by Anne Bishop
- Hans “Papa” Hubermann: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
- Swede Land: Peace Like a River by Leif Enger
- Achilles: The Iliad by Homer
- Aliena: The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
- Alessan: Tigana by Guy Gavriel Kay
- Rachel Kalama: Moloka’i by Alan Brennert
- Ivy Rowe: Fair and Tender Ladies by Lee Smith
- Leslie Moore: Anne’s House of Dreams by L. M. Montgomery
- Rebecca de Winter: Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
- Elizabeth McKenna: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
- Matthew Shardlake: The series by C. J. Sansom
- Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
- Miss Alexia Tarabotti: The Parasol Protectorate series by Gail Carriger
- Josey Cirrini: The Sugar Queen by Sarah Addison Allen
- Tom Builder: The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
- Christopher Boone: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
- Lucía Álvarez: The Red Umbrella by Christina Diaz Gonzalez
- Mrs. Murphy: The series by Rita Mae Brown and Sneaky Pie Brown
- Aibileen Clark: The Help by Kathryn Stockett
- Matthew Cuthbert: Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery
- Calpurnia Tate: The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly
- Ed Kennedy: I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak
- Teddy Daniels: Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane
- Temeraire: His Majesty’s Dragon by Naomi Novik
- Wizard Howl: Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones
- Francesca Giordano: Poison by Sara Poole
- Weaver Smith: A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly
- Li Po: Wild Orchid: A Retelling of “The Ballad of Mulan” by Cameron Dokey
- Mary Hightower, aka “Mary, Queen of Snots”: Everlost by Neal Shusterman
- Neville Longbottom: Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling
Who do ya love?
Or love to hate?
You know you’ve got a lot to say about some larger-than-life characters, and this is the place to say it. Write a straightforward post. Draw a picture. Vlog, write poetry, write fiction, cast the role, be as creative as you want!
Be sure to post the book’s title and author, and be very careful not to give away spoilers while talking about how much you love your characters.
Mr. Linky will be posted here on The Introverted Reader every Thursday.
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