Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Top Ten Tuesday: Characters You Just Didn't Click With

Top Ten Tuesday is a feature hosted by the Broke and the Bookish.

Today the topic is "Characters You Just Didn't Click With". I seem to have a problem with a lot of well-loved characters, so don't kill me for my picks, please...

Lucinda Price from “Fallen” series by Lauren Kate
She is the only reason I did not like the first book and I still haven't read the rest of the series. She is one of the most irritating protagonists ever, a complete idiot and a stalker…

Peter Pan from “Peter Pan” by J.M. Barrie
I’m sorry. I just think that he is the most spoiled brat I have ever read about.

Clary Fray and Jace Wayland from “The Mortal Instruments” series by Cassandra Clare
I really tried to like them…but it just didn’t happen…They were pissing me off all the time with their irrational behavior and their lack of communication…

Margaret Beaufort from “The Cousins' War” series by Philippa Gregory
Not a fan of this one. Not only was she a really bad person, but she was also crazy. This is the only book in the series in which I did not like the protagonist of the story.

Beatrice Prior and Tobias Eaton from “Divergent” trilogy by Veronica Roth
While they were OK in the first book, I just can’t comprehend what happened with their characters in the next books. I was so disappointed by their behavior that I ended up not caring about them at all.

Anita Blake from “Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter” series by Laurell K. Hamilton
I don’t appreciate her character. She alternated between insufferable bitch and whiny adolescent and both of these behaviors are not tolerable.

Anna Oliphant and Étienne St. Clair from “Anna and the French Kiss” by Stephanie Perkins
I’m really, really sorry. I know a lot of people love this book and these characters, but I just couldn’t click with them. I did not appreciate their behavior and I couldn’t relate to them…sorry…please, don’t kill me.

Bonus character: Edward Rochester from “Jane Eyre” by Charlotte Brontë
I don’t see why Jane loved this person so much…His behavior was so intolerable and so unforgivable…I’m not one of his fans.

So, those were my top eleven not very lovable characters. Tell me what you think about my picks in the comments and if you have a blog post about this topic share a link and I'll be happy to read it :)


  1. I had Tris on my list this week too.
    My TTT: https://jjbookblog.wordpress.com/2015/09/01/top-ten-tuesday-20/

  2. I included Peter Pan on my list, too! It doesn't seem like many other people did. It's an interesting book, but he's not exactly a likable character.

    1. Yey, I'm not the only one who doesn't like him :)

  3. Clary and Jace had no communication at ALL! Great list!

    My TTT! @ LazyBookLovers

  4. I added Hook to my list, but I guess it's more Peter Pan hate than hate for Hook. However, I read "Alias Hook" and he was the main character so he took the thrashing. Nice list.

  5. Now that you mentioned Tris, I really started to think about her character development and I realized I had a hard time clicking with her too! I agree that Clary and Jace had barely any communication, but I still hold them close to my heart. Great post! :)

    Here's my Top Ten!

  6. YES to Peter Pan and Mr. Rochester! Completely agree! My TTT

  7. Hi there! I also have that love-hate relationship with Tris, especially with her ever-changing mind. Here's my TTT. Let's be friends? :)

  8. I had a problem mostly with Four rather than Tris. He really changed! Great list :)

    Check out my Top Ten Tuesday list!

    Also, last chance to enter my giveaway!

    Katrina @ Chased By My Imagination

  9. Hahaha...Anna and the French Kiss. I did like it. Rochester is not a particularly memorable male classics character for me. He's no Mr. Darcy :) My TTT: http://lesliehauser.com/2015/09/01/top-ten-tuesday-fictional-characters-ive-unfollowed-on-instagram/