Top Ten Tuesday: Characters Everyone Else Likes that I Do Not

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Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Each Tuesday, a new list is prompted, and book bloggers display their answers!

Topic for March 8, 2016: Top Ten Characters  Everyone Else Likes that I Do Not

Hey everyone!! Are you excited for Spring? Because I am! I am loving this warm East Tennessee weather this week 🙂 Anyway, I’m here with another Top Ten Tuesday post…although I have a feeling that I might not make it to ten. I find this week’s topic very challenging. So here we go!

  • Alec from The Mortal Instruments series
    • Ok, I know. This is going to get me in trouble… I just don’t understand the appeal to his character. At least not in the magnitude that everyone seems to like him. I haven’t read the entire TMI series, but I have read the first three novels, and I never saw Alec as one of my favorite characters.
  • Finnick Odair from The Hunger Games trilogy
    • Ok. Let’s forget for a moment that Sam Claflin plays Finnick in the movies. I don’t remember Finnick being a stand-out character for me while I was reading the books. I know he has some knight-in-shining-armor moments near the end, but overall I’m not feeling the love with this character.

YOU GUYS. I literally cannot think of anything else. 😦 I think I always seem to take the characters as they were written, meaning I adopt what the writer wants me to think about them.

But, you know what I can think of? TV shows! Here’s a few characters that I just don’t get that everyone else does:

  • Eretria on The Shannara Chronicles
    • So, I know there was an alternating love story between Wil, Eretria, and Amberle. A lot of people I have seen online are loving Eretria! I just don’t get it. Amberle was my favorite character of Season 1, and (insert feeling about a major spoiler here). I just don’t see Eretria’s huge appeal.
  • Bonnie Bennett on The Vampire Diaries
    • Ok. I know. She is a HUGE character on the show. But sometimes I feel like the writers are forcing her to be a part of the story or have her own storyline going. She definitely isn’t a favorite character of mine.
  • Lola on Reign
    • Nope. After she slept with Francis, I had no love left for Lola. I didn’t really even like her from the beginning. Now she’s stuck with Narcisse, which isn’t going to end well.
  • Morgan on The Walking Dead
    • I am not going to lie, I thought it was intriguing when Morgan started following the group back at Terminus. But his whole mentality is a no go for me. Let people change?? Lock killers in a jail cell until the change?? Morgan, sometimes you can’t take the murderer out of a person.

I’m going to stop there guys. I really did have such a hard time with this topic!! Usually I can just name my top ten answers and Bam! But not this week 😦 Maybe I’m just boring in that I don’t think differently that what the book tells me to think. haha 🙂

What’s on your TTT? Please please please let me know in the comments below, because I’m sure it’s better than mine!

Thanks for reading, and I’ll see you on the next page!

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10 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday: Characters Everyone Else Likes that I Do Not

    • Katey says:

      Very true Catherine! It’s not that I hate Lola. But I definitely did not like what Mary did with Conde! So I guess everyone is a little corrupt haha 🙂

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  1. alicerosesimmons says:

    I’m the same – I found it really hard to think of ten characters! I have to admit that I actually like all the characters on this list, especially Alec and Bonnie, although I still have a way to go with The Vampire Diaries, so we’ll see!
    My TTT

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  2. Kate Scott says:

    I didn’t like Finnick at first, but when the whole story came out about his wife (girlfriend? I can’t remember) going crazy I just wanted to give him a big hug. After that I really did like him.

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  3. Allyson says:

    Finnick was my favorite thing about The Hunger Games, hands down. From the minute he came on the page, I was hooked. But I can kind of see how he could make your list, since a lot of people tell me how crazy I am that I fell so hard for him :p

    My TTT.

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