Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Top Ten Tuesday: Characters I Didn’t Click With



Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is top ten characters I didn’t click with. These are just my personal feelings. I know that most of my opinions will be hugely unpopular. Please don’t hate me, but let me know why you love the characters I didn’t click with.

Characters I Didn't Click With



10. Draco Malfoy (Harry Potter Series – J.K. Rowling): A lot of people seem to love him, but I don’t get it. Didn’t he support the extermination of muggles and half-bloods? What’s to like about that?


9. Susannah Dean (The Dark Tower Series – Stephen King): I can’t stand the way she speaks or her multiple personalities. I like the series, but Susannah got on my nerves.


8. All of the characters in We Were Liars (E. Lockhart): I like the plot and love the writing style of this book. I just didn’t feel anything for the characters.


7. Tris and Four (Divergent Series – Veronica Roth): I don’t hate them or anything, but their personalities are bland for my tastes. When I finished the series, I couldn’t really remember anything about them.


6. Mia Hall (If I Stay – Gayle Forman): I like characters who have some big flaws, and Mia is just a little too perfect for me.


5. August Pullman (Wonder – R.J. Palacio): Exact same situation as above. Auggie is too sweet for me.


4. Clary Fray (The Mortal Instruments Series– Cassandra Clare): I think she’s bland and underdeveloped compared to the other characters in the series. I couldn’t connect to her as well as I could connect to the other characters.


3. Bella and Edward (Twilight Series – Stephenie Meyer): Bella is weak-minded, and Edward is abusive. I spent the whole series waiting for him to snap and murder her. I just wanted Bella to run away. Fast.




2. Ana and Christian (50 Shades of Grey Series–E.L. James): Similar situation to the one above. Ana is an underdeveloped character, and Christian is creepy.




1. Hannah Baker (Thirteen Reasons Why – Jay Asher): I had a hard time finishing this book because I disliked Hannah so much. She’s a psycho-bitch who finds a way to psychologically torture her classmates from beyond the grave. I was supposed to feel bad for her, but I didn’t.




18 comments:

  1. Oh my gosh that 50 shades one is hysterical!!! Your list is great - totally agree with 50 Shades, We Were Liars - I liked the book too but eh on the characters, and Mia is one that I was not feeling even though I liked that book.

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  2. I agree with quite a lot of these! Tris and Four just didn't sit well with me- and Auggie was just too sweet. I also like characters with big flaws: characters who seem perfect just bore me.

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  3. I completely agree about Divergent, Mortal Instruments (it's part of the reason I never finished the series), Twilight, & 50 Shades (I started this and three chapters in I could no longer torture myself). A few of these other ones I've never read, but I gotta disagree about Draco. He's my baby :)

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  4. Clary and Tris made my list this week too!! And I agree with you on Malfoy, I never liked him. I always felt the same way Harry did about him, so I'm not a fan. I do love Tom Felton though :) Great picks^^ the joke about 50 Shades is awesome - even though I've never read the book and never will. I know enough about it to agree XD

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  5. I had Bella and Ana on mine too. I totally forgot to add Tris. I have only read the first book, but know about the 3rd one. She was annoying in the movie as well.

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  6. I agree with so many of these! I was SO close to adding We Were Liars to my list!! I couldn't connect with any of the characters in that book! And Malfoy is a weird case... I hated him in the book, but loved him in the movie! I think there are some film villains that you just have to love.

    Here are my Top Ten!

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  7. I agree with We Were Liars. The style and story were interesting, but there wasn't much to the characters. And I also feel the same with Tris and Four in a lot of ways. Particularly after reading the last book. I just felt like nothing ever happened with their characters or the plot. It annoyed me.

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  8. Bella totally made my list this week too! Her and Edward make me so sick! LOL! I also can't stand Ana and Christian and I refuse to read the 50 Shades books! Happy reading! :)

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  9. Oh man i completely forgot about Susannah! Completely with you with that character. Never liked her showing up in the books and preferred when ever she was not present.
    And i understand Draco. I honestly thought that Rowling actually wrote him as one of those characters that weren't supposed to "click" so i didn't even think about adding him, but i never understand how people can like him as he was written in the books, since he clearly was not a nice guy. Or even passable. I have a Harry Potter character on my list as well :)
    I had to laugh at your Twilight and Fifty shades of grey pictures. they are so perfectly fitting!
    Great list :)

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  10. LOL totally true about 50 Shades!! Completely agree with you about Draco & Edward/Bella! My TTT

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  11. Tris was on my list too.
    My TTT: https://jjbookblog.wordpress.com/2015/09/01/top-ten-tuesday-20/

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  12. Now that I'm currently rereading the series for the billionth time, I agree. Draco is so, so annoying.

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  13. I wasn't a fan of We Were Liars despite the hype. Great review!

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  14. Ooh, I know what you mean about We Were Liars. The plot was amazing with a fab plot twist, but in general I felt completely disconnected from the characters. It was a pretty strange experience, especially as I am a more character driven reader.

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  15. You didn't click with August? *sad face* Totally agree about Draco, though!

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  16. SO MANY of these I agree with! We Were Liars is such a good one. I feel like I didn't connect with any of them, because I couldn't even remember their names. Yawn. Totally agree with Clary, everyone in Fifty Shades. I read If I Stay so long ago that I wonder if I'd even still like it if I read it now to be honest. And Tris and Four... I liked them once upon a time. I hate movie Tris and Four, and I hate who they ended up being so... yeah. Fabulous list!
    Shannon @ It Starts At Midnight

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