Top Ten Tuesday (106): Fellow Book Nerds

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesdays is a meme hosted by the Broke and the Bookish.  This week’s topic is

Top Ten Books with Fellow Book Nerds

1. Anne Shirley from L. M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables: Anne loves poetry and she wants to write.

2. Emily Byrd Starr from L. M. Montgomery’s Emily of New Moon: Emily’s trilogy follows her struggles as she seeks to become a writer.  She has a very influential teacher who is, charmingly, very hard on her work, though ultimately supportive.

3. Jo March from Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women: Perhaps the most well-known aspiring writer.

4. Rebecca Randall from Kate Douglas Wiggin’s Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm: An aspiring writer who begins, realistically, by not being all that good–not even at spelling.

5. Betsy Ray from Maud Hart Lovelace’s Betsy-Tacy series: I never identified with her personally, but I’m sure a lot of readers did.  She, like the characters just mentioned, wishes to be a writer.

6. Hermione Granger from J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series: I think she inspired a lot of girls to embrace their intellectual tendencies.

7. Matilda Wormwood from Roald Dahl’s Matilda: Matilda uses the library to escape her abusive parents.

8. Elizabeth Bennett from Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice: I agree with Mr. Darcy–people who read books are people I want to know!

9. Faramir from J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings: If he were not forced to war, Faramir would be at home supporting the arts.  What a great steward he would have been.

10. Aragorn from J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn is clearly a master of lore, though forced like Faramir to wield the sword.

Who are some of your favorite book nerds?

13 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday (106): Fellow Book Nerds

  1. bftreviews says:

    I had Elizabeth on my list too! 🙂 I didn’t see her on many others. I thought she was an obvious choice. Great list!
    Check out my TTT!


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