Best Characters From Young Adult Fiction Books

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The Top Ten

1 Percy Jackson - Percy Jackson and the Olympians

Percy Jackson, because he's loyal to his friends (so much so that it's his fatal flaw), he's an amazing sword-fighter, he's got awesome powers over water, and he's got a great sense of humor. Take this quote, for example:
"All I could think of was that the teachers must've found the illegal stash of candy I'd been selling out of my dorm room. Or maybe they'd realized I got my essay on Tom Sawyer from the Internet without ever reading the book, and now they were going to take away my grade. Or worse, they were going to make me read the book."
Percy has great values, and he always stands up for what he believes in. He puts the people he cares about first every time, and his narration is just about the wittiest, most sarcastic, and all-around enjoyable point of view I've ever read. I think he's a great role-model, and that's why he's my hero. If you haven't already, you should really give reading his narration a shot, and maybe he can become your hero too. All you have to ...more

Although Percy Jackson and the Olympians is not the best young adult fiction ever written, the son of Poseidon is probably the most heroic teenage character ever portrayed in this genre. He is brave, bold, loyal, sarcastic, open minded, non-angsty, funny. Even though he has done amazing deeds Percy Jackson is not at all arrogant. He is the epitome of an easy going normal kid. I think people never properly realized what a great person Percy Jackson is because all the first books are told from his own narrative. If we could read them from someone else's perspective than I think our love for the hero of Olympus would only rise more.

Percy's the funniest character ever. He killed the Minotaur when he was 12 and held up the sky. He fell into Tartarus with Annabeth, just to be with her. He gives everyone a second chance. He controls water and can talk to horses. He turned down immortality for Annabeth. Let Ethan live. Killed Kronos. Found the golden fleece. Survived the Labyrinth. Got an Achilles heel. Told Annabeth his Achilles heel. His nosebleed awoke Gaea (although that was a bad thing, but the point is even his blood is powerful).

He did so much more but I already wrote too much.

Percy will live on forever in our hearts.

A true inspiration

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2 Katniss Everdeen - The Hunger Games Katniss Everdeen - The Hunger Games Katniss Everdeen is a fictional character and the protagonist of The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins. She is portrayed by Jennifer Lawrence in the film adaptation franchise.

Katniss could of lived by the Capitals rules, and lived happily ever after, but she didn't she fought for the ones she loves and for the future, to see something bright when it was full of darkness. She fought, sacrificed herself to defend everyone, and took risk for simply things that would change their generation for the better. And if that isn't bravery, courage, sacrifice and all the worlds focusing on strength then what is? I think courage, initiative, sacrifice and bravery should have katniss written as the definition.

She is the only young adult book character I can tolerate. I'm only voting for her because battle royale is to mature to be considered young adult. Read that book if you think mantissa is awesome then you'll see how stupid you really are. She isn't very good with plans and in battle royale her little berry stunt wouldn't have worked. Her life sucks I'll give her that but if she we're put into the program she would have died.

Katniss is a brave, daring young woman. She inspires people to think outside the box and try their hardest to survive, no matter what.

I definitely love Percy Jackson but Katniss is the most qualified for number 1. She is kind courageous and brave.

Girl on Fire

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3 Harry Potter - Harry Potter Series Harry Potter - Harry Potter Series Harry James Potter is the title character of J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. The majority of the books' plot covers seven years in the life of the orphan Potter, who, on his eleventh birthday, learns he is a wizard.

Harry Potter wasn't the smartest, or the most powerful wizard of his age. He had his faults, and that is what makes him a hero. He was human, he made mistakes. Yes he could of been more educated, perhaps tried harder, but couldn't we then also? Harry was a child like so many of us were, someone in which we grew up with. He was part of a complete other world than which he was raised in, a foretold hero. One who had suffered before he was aware of the circumstance, of the reason why. He may have not had the worst of childhoods compared to other heroines and heros, but to us he did. To witniss his friendships and watch him mature and grow at our side is perhaps Rowling's greatest gift.

Harry Potter, what can I say about him?! He shows that even if you're not good at everything, you can still be a hero. His bravery, loyalty and willingness to sacrifice is truly inspirational. As stated by Hermione in the books, Harry is surely a better wizard than her! - TheDarkWolf

How is Harry not no. 1? He is awesome and totally badass. He has got to be THE most realistic character ever created in YA books. He is so believable and relatable and who wouldn't want Harry to be their BFF? I absolutely adore him! Katniss is cool also, but a bit too antisocial. Percy is awesome, but a bit of a Mary Sue perfect character. Harry is the most interesting and the best and I love him!

This should be number 1

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4 Hermione Granger - Harry Potter Series Hermione Granger - Harry Potter Series

Hermione has influenced me so much as I've grown up. She is such a strong, smart and independent female character. She doesn't put up with other people's rubbish and she stands up for herself and those she loves.

I'm not one to bring down other characters to try and boost my favourite on this list, but Hannah Baker is #4 on this list, whereas Hermione is 9... '

She so smart but sassy at the same time. She won't let anyone get away with anything. She is a strong, determined person who fights as hard as she can and never gives up.

Hermione is amazing. Lots of people say she taught theme to fight for equality. I disagree. I say she fights for truth and justice.

Her personnality is one of the best things about the movie/ book

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5 Max Ride - Maximum Ride

I love Max, not only is she an incredible leader, but also a great friend. She supports the flock even when she disagrees with them (Nudge). She is sassy and sarcastic and great in a fight. Max also does what she thinks is the right thing, no matter the consequences, a trait many people today lack.

I love max. I think she's the awesomest thing ever. I'm being her for Halloween. She's amazingly perfect and she's great for a book like this because she's not just all girly helpless. She's an amazing blonde heroine.

Max is so independent and powerful and she's only 15 she proved she doesn't need anyone to help her or her flock. To me she is way better than Harry or Percy on so many levels. This girl is #1 on my list. P.S. Fax all the way

There is no way to describe Maximum Ride except she is completely awesome and fearless leader who is destined to save the world

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6 Annabeth Chase - Percy Jackson & the Olympians Annabeth Chase - Percy Jackson & the Olympians

Does anyone else realize how similar Hermione and Annabeth are? I mean, if we're being honest, they would both be Gryffindors, they're both intellectual geniuses, they would both sacrifice more than I can say for those they love, they are both needed in their respective series or else everyone else would be dead, and they both had to fight and work harder than most to get to the places they were in series. They are both amazing characters, and I don't understand how Annabeth can be ranked over 10 places behind Hermione.

I think of Hermione erasing her parents' memory and Annabeth falling into Tartarus and I want to cry.

How the hell is Annabeth #15?! She was one of my biggest influences growing up. She's strong, incredibly smart, ridiculously badass, and one of the best characters I've ever come across. She's been through so much but she doesn't let that stop her; she deserves to be ranked right behind Hermione.

How does one not love Annabeth? She's smart, witty, and has all the characteristics of a great character, not to mention she has a good backstory. Plus, she's not as over powered as some OTHER characters in that series, no matter how much I love all of them.

She should be higher up! She held the sky, stabbed a cyclops at 7, ran away at the same age, went on many horrific quests, was kidnapped, faught in the labrynth... and more! She lost her love for nearly a year, went on a solo quest, fell into Tartarus and survived.

She is my inspiration, and she taught me to never give up and appreciate wisdom and family and friends.

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7 Hannah Baker - 13 Reasons Why

The thing that I admire about Hannah Baker is that she's real. She has a story that doesn't involve magic or powers or weapons, but a powerful and heartbreaking story all the same. And moreover, a story that applies to so many lives at least as much as any of the other books on here. No, her story was not a happy one. She did end up living happily ever after with the boy she was meant to be with, but that's reality. It doesn't always happen and while I love Harry Potter, Percy Jackson, The Hunger Games, etc., I am very happy that this book is so far up on the list. If you haven't read it yet, I recommend it, times 1000.

WHAT THE HELL? SHE KILLED HERSELF FOR BAD REASONS! HER STORY MAKES FUN OF SUICIDE IN A WAY. She had a great, loving family and she could've had a good future but she threw it all away! Read some articles on why 13 reasons why is bad and you will see my point of view! She could've helped herself! - missyweirdo

Hannah, even though she killed herself, was a great character. She helped me be strong and has inspired me to never give up and to never feel hopeless.

Why is she above Annabeth Chase? Jace Lightwood?

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8 Augustus Waters - The Fault in Our Stars

You just fall in love with Augustus immediately. It's inevitable. Just like oblivion.

I love the way he smiles. I love the way he talks. I love the way he loves hazel. I love the way he says, Hazel Grace Lancaster.

He's on a roller coaster that only goes up...

Come on people don't spoil the story - pouria_mt

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9 Celaena Sardothien - Throne of Glass

Celaena is definitely one of the strongest characters ever. She can knock your lights out without a problem, but she also loves to read, puppies, shopping, and chocolate. Which I think is amazing! I feel like most young adult books have characters that either really stupid and have no helpfulness, and are your stereotypical girly-girl, or they are a stereotypical tomboy and hate all things remotely girly. Well most people aren't like that, and Celaena isn't either. And even though she is the most successful and feared assassin in the kingdom, she is sarcastic, sassy, badass, and just a tad bit girly. She also is totally confident in herself and doesn't need a man to tell her she is beautiful or protect her. Celaena also shows true character development unlike most YA characters (I love you Percy, but looking at you). She goes through many relationships, which is way more realistic than having two dashing suitors decide from and ending up marrying the one you pick.

Celaena is strong, smart, a total badass and somehow manages to be an assassin with morals. She is so complex that I could really imagine seeing her walk down the street with a pissed off look on her face until she sees a puppy and erupts into giggles. She's got some serious flaws and shows that even a person as powerful and capable as she is can be deeply afraid. Of failure or mortal danger. And she manages to take control of her own identity as a woman in all senses of the word.

Celaena Sardothien is intelligent, witty and never afraid to back down from a fight. I admire Celaena because, unlike many other YA heroines, she did not need a lover to tell her she was beautiful to believe it. She has incredible confidence and strength, which is an admirable quality, something writers need to create more of.

Celeana is amazing because she doesn't need anybody to help her get where she wants to get. She also didn't have just one boyfriend she had 4, normally ya books characters only have "The One" but she took her time to decide whether or not she loved them. She also did some bad things but is working her self up to being happy with who she is. Vvv badass

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10 Alaska Young - Looking for Alaska

She is smart but not only in the way that she reads a lot of books but also that she thinks in ways people often don't think unless she shows them. You just have to read what she said in the books and you will realize that she is a million times smarter than you.
She is a feminist and will stand up for women rights no matter what even if she gets on someone's nerves. That maybe just encourages her. She lives her life the way she wants it to be and doesn't care about what other's think about her. Sometimes people think to much for the future and forget that they are living in this moment in this time at this exact second.
She is the person in a group who comes up with the craziest ideas but they are also the ones who make the best memories. You can not meet Alaska and forget her later on because she has a storm that lives inside her that makes her unforgettable.
She seems like a dark secret and then she shines so bright.

"She is a Hurricane"

If people were Rain, we Were drizzles And she was a Hurricane.

She's inspired me to be who I want to be.

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The Contenders

11 Jace Lightwood - Mortal Instruments

#23? Really, people? How can you not love Jace? He's funny, sarcastic, arrogant, and badass, but also has this secret vulnerability to him that he hates people to see, and he only reveals his true self to Clary. He's totally brave and nearly fearless, which I really admire in a character. But he's secretly really selfless, which is a quality I think should be in everyone, but unfortunately, is not, because some people feel that they should put themselves first, but Jace doesn't think that. Sure, he's a bit rude and full of himself a lot of the time, but he would never let anything bad happen to the people he loves. He's a very entertaining character to read about, there'll never be a dull moment if he's there. He will always be my favorite fictional character.

Jace Lightwood is bloody awesome. He's all smart and sarcastic and you really want to slap him sometimes but then when he's around Clary you can see how much he loves her and cares for her. By being afraid to lose her, he shows how truly vulnerable he really is instead of the shell he puts up around other people.

There's nothing to hate about Jace. He's awesome and the moments never dull when he's around. He cares for all those he loves and makes sure nothing bad happens to them. He's sometimes irritating and frustrating but you still love him. Jace should be up at the top of the list.

Love him

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12 Peeta Mellark - The Hunger Games

Peeta is so kind and thoughtful. Instead of putting himself first, he puts the needs of those he loves in front of his. I just don't understand how anyone can dislike him.

Lol peeta needed katniss to save his ass. He can't even take care of himself, he would not be alive without her! He is pretty pathetic and stupid and a bit of a sissy! - missyweirdo

Go Peeta! I am so team Peeta and think that he has a part in influencing Katniss to stand up to the Capital. Way to go Peeta!

How did he move down so fast! - thalia_thatsme

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13 Tris Prior - Divergent

Tris is a character who over the Divergent novels have learned and developed in ways commonly missed by other authors. In each novel, we learn more about Tris as she is learning more about herself. In a world where labels are so widely accepted, she finds her place among the world and adapts. She analyzes her actions and her thoughts and holds on to her true self regardless of other's perceptions of her. She accepts realities and is not afraid of being judged. Her humbleness and refreshing perspective is magnetic, and she is a character not easily forgotten.

Um... Tris deserves to be in the top 3. Really? Katniss? KATNISS? She's gotta be one of the worst characters here (second only to Bella)! The character is so poorly written. There is no motivation to ANY of her actions whatsoever. Suzanne thought she could make her different just by giving her a bow and arrow and making her all athletic. Deep down she's just another one of those sappy "heroines" stuck in a love triangle! Katniss is a heroine - Tris is a hero.

Oh, and seriously, why isn't Harry number 1?

Tris is - for me - the best fictional character of this list. nit only because she's brave, strong or heroic but because she's human and she sacrifices herself for the people that she really loves and that's the most heroic thing I can think of. (well now I'm literally crying)

She has more personality and is more badass than Katniss! - missyweirdo

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14 Gandalf - The Hobbit / Lord of the Rings Gandalf - The Hobbit / Lord of the Rings

The hobbit is a children's book and the lord of the rings is for all ages so not really young adult books. That genre didn't even exist until recently. One of the best characters ever... Just not appropriate for this list - maverick88

A wizard is never late or early, he arrives exactly when he means to.

Gandalf is awesome

Gandalf can steal your highschool girlfriend fam, better watcho ass out there my dude, cause when gandalf's in the name of the game your all out toads

15 Suze Simon - The Mediator

I love Susannah the bad as girl who ain't afraid of no one. And I am hopelessly head over heels in love with Jesse Da Silva

16 Charlie - The Perks of Being a Wallflower

I believe that Charlie was on of the most complex and extraordinary characters in all of literature. Not only did he have a realistically sad past, but he also displayed traits and actions not often found in main characters- Not even supporting characters! Charlie was such a unique and lovable character that I'm not sure how anyone could forget him. - Skyleesue811

Charlie is so amazing and I am inspiring to be like him. It is only at the end of the book when you are filled with the answers that tell you why Charlie is so reserved and fragile. I think that this character represents what it is like to grow up with no friends and then have friends that would die for you. I love Charlie.

Charlie is just the perfect amount of tortured, broken, and confused that makes a character so real and relate-able.

Charlie is so nice.

i wish I had a friend as nice as charlie.

i hope charlie lived happily ever after.

charlie deserved a happily ever after.

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17 Katsa - Graceling

Katsa carried a girl on her back through a passage not a single hero survived going through for miles on end despite frostbite, exhaustion and fatigue.
Katsa blatantly refuses marriage to a respected nobleman who any girl would die for and rested her case with her opposition to marriage even when she found love.
Katsa stood up against the most powerful man in her kingdom who happened to be her despised uncle who molded her into a killer.
Katsa put a whole troop of guards to sleep by knocking them out in less than a minute when all of her allies told her to kill them, she refused to.
Katsa travelled the world to fight a King who had nothing to do with her for a stranger and his half-dead grandfather.
The list goes on. All of this to say that Katsa is the most brave, selfless and strong character of YA fiction. She shows determination and strength and resilience in situations where no one would and hell she chooses to spend the rest of her life teaching defenseless girls ...more

18 Mia Hall - If I Stay; Where She Went

She's a great role model that look up to in both the performing arts and as an older sibling. As an older sibling, I look up to her as she loves her brother so much, cares for him in every way possible and her story is a tragic, beautiful amazing stories that will make you weep buckets and pull at your heartstrings.

She's thoughtful, intelligent and I cried bucket loads of tears when I read her story. - Starsparks

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19 Mia Thermopolis - The Princess Diaries

An amazing character both down in the books and in the movies

20 Nico DiAngelo - The Percy Jackson Series

I was surprised to find Nico in the top 20, but I realize that he is such a forgotten hero and he deserves a lot more credit than he gets.

I love the darkness and torture Nico goes through, and the fact that how no matter how bad things get for him he still helps his friends save the world.

I am glad to see Nico on this list. He was a character I related to and still do. He is realistic, has his flaws and is a very infesting person. Why is a girl who killed herself above him, the hell?

Some people say that he is not relatable, but for some if us, it is...I was a closet gay and tried to hide myseld in music and black clothes, thinking that If I looked bad ass or whatever, that I would be megt alone. Nico went throigh te same thing, byt in the end with the help of friends he learned to accept himslef.

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21 Tally Youngblood - The Uglies Series

In Extras, they mentioned a certain Youngblood cult. It may be sacrilegious, but hey! I would probably join...

I think tally is very courageous and is not afraid to get in the Action Tally should be Top 5 at least why is she #18 come on TALLY

22 Aaron Warner - Shatter Me Trilogy

In starting, Shatter Me, I was actually rooting for Adam. Then this guy shows up, with his AMAZING personality, his PERFECT lines and did I mention good looks? I like how he developed throughout the trilogy and he makes people believe that everything is not what it seems - there are millions of sides to a certain story. He has jagged edges, but that just makes him even more amazing. He can get angry, he can be selfish, but in the end, we all are. I love how he's so humane, yet somehow seemingly unattainable.

HE'S ALSO FASHIONABLE.

He is amaaazing! I LOVE HIM

23 Scout Finch - To Kill a Mockingbird

Scout is a curious little girl who is still trying to figure out life in the South. She acts very mature and polite around important people and people who are important to her. How could you not live Scout.

She teaches young girls that they can grow up to be whatever they want. She is a very empowering person to young girls out there.

She's clever, fun and saved a man's life! - Starsparks

Hell yeah! Scout is my role model.

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24 Finnick Odair - The Hunger Games

I can't believe no one voted for him. Have any of you seen him in his underwear? Or are you just jealous because he still hasn't offered you a sugar cube?

Hahah, he's hilarious, though. And obsessed with handling bread.

Finnick is my favorite! I love how he's so much more than Katniss thinks he is at first. He's funny, charming, understanding, kind, and brave.

Best character how is he not 2 only to Luna lovegood

One of my favorite characters. - thalia_thatsme

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25 William Herondale - The Infernal Devices

Will is a fierce lover; he'll do anything to protect those he loves no matter the cost to his emotional well being. He puts others' happiness in front of his own. He is selfless and loving and strong.

Will Herondale has the wittiest, most incredible sense of humour. He gains every readers love and respect through all his inspiring quotes and dark (not to mention sarcastic) comments. I mean, seriously, some of William's most famous quotes are about ducks and an irrational fear of knees! And yet TID still manages to be a tear-jerking trilogy.

I love him and I can't believe no one voted for him. He is witty, sarcastic and dark but also charming, loving, caring and he says the most BEAUTIFUL things

Umm, why isn't Will higher up on the list :D!? he should be in like the top TEN, at least.

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26 Newt - Maze Runner

Newt deserved so much better! (Warning, spoilers below). He is to me, and I think to everyone else as well, so much more than a fictional character. He had feelings for everyone, he cared for many people, and he was respected by all of his friends. He was innocent, he had a family that cared for him, and he never got to remember his sister, and he deserved a life as a normal human being just like everyone else, even though he wasn't immune. He was one of, if not the, most real characters I think in the book. He is a great leader, people really looked up to him, and he was a great role model for everyone. He deserved so much more. I think every Newt fan will agree!

Newt is so much more than a fictional character! He is a boy with a soft heart, he is considerate and kind! He is the Glue that holds all the Gladers together, but also because people always grow attached to him! Like how can you not love Newt? Such a sweet character who cares for everyone but himself! Newt is sensitive and after all, he is not a hero. He has weaknesses like all normal people, that's why we can all relate to him so easily! Newt for me is not a fictional character. He is a person... And the best role model you are looking for in a book. Basically there are no words to describe how amazing he is! Most importantly, Newt will always be there for you. He will always be your friend... No matter what

Newt is such an amazing character in The Maze Runner series. I believe he deserved so much better than what he got. To me, he's the best character in the entire series because he is someone you can relate to and someone you can fall in love with so easily. He's a boy with a gentle heart, kind, and light-hearted. He was torn apart from his family and was brought into the Maze. He shouldn't have died and he should've had a happy life with his family. He deserved it.

Newt was such a pure soul, and portrayed perfectly.

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27 Luna Lovegood - Harry Potter Luna Lovegood - Harry Potter

Luna is fun and insightful character. She is not afraid to believe in things that others find ridiculous. She is a loyal friend to Harry throughout the series.

28 Theodore Finch - All the Bright Places

Finch is a person that lives inside all of us a little. His energy, strength, humor and all of his darkness is something everyone can relate to. His humor and vulnerability makes us love him and his realness breaks our hearts. Theodore Finch is hands down my favorite literary character of all time. All the bright places makes me with he was a real person and is a character that sticks with me long after I finished the book.

Honestly, Theodore Finch is one of my favourite book characters of all time ♥

29 Stargirl Caraway - Stargirl
30 Juliette Ferrars - Shatter Me Trilogy

A good character with good development

31 Leo Valdez - Heroes of Olympus Leo Valdez - Heroes of Olympus Leo Valdez is a character from the book series Heroes of Olympus by Rick Riordan. He is one of the seven heroes in the Prophecy of Seven. He is a Greek demigod and is the son of Hephaestus, and has the ability to create and manipulate fire (pyrokinesis).

Leo is not only a great character to read about but one to be like. He is optimistic and loves others even though he feels like no one loves him ( he hasn't met the fangirls yet though) and always does the best he can do, he is willing to sacrifice himself for people who he thinks think of him as the seventh wheels. He is smart and funny and I am totally team Leo!

Leo is as brave and as funny as (if not more than) Percy Jackson or any other awesome character.

I agree with the random nymph who screamed "TEAM LEO" when they were taking the celestial bronze plate from Narcissus. Where do I buy a team Leo shirt? He is funny and awesome while still having emotional depth. I can relate to him a lot. LONG LIVE THE KING OF HOTNESS CAUSE HE IS A MCSIZZLE BURGER WITH EXTRA HOT SAUCE! Seriously one of the best book characters ever. Which good considering that he shared a series with Octavian one of the worst book characters ever.

Team Leo all the way! - thalia_thatsme

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32 Rosemarie Hathaway - Vampire Academy

I will always vote for Rose Hathaway. How can you not love her?! She is strong and fierce and passionate, and though I love the way they portrayed each character in the movie (except Lissa! ), I hate how they made her up to be invincible, because the best part about Rose is that she isn't. She has flaws, though she doesn't want to admit it, and she is a great role model. I wish I could be more like her.

33 Mira Levenson - Artichoke Hearts
34 Tiny Cooper - Will Grayson, Will Grayson
35 Ponyboy Curtis - The Outsiders Ponyboy Curtis - The Outsiders

Ponyboy Curtis stands out from the people he's grown up with: he's seen as intelligent and quiet, preferring to stick close to his friends and his creative side.

One of the only characters I actually consider a real character in a real book. Read some classics people, it helps you grow

Super underrated and deserves so much more attention! - missyweirdo

Super underrated! deserves way higher, an amazing character - pjo

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36 Hazel Grace - The Fault In Our Stars

Hazel is one of my favorite characters of all time. She is funny and sarcastic and actually pretty optimistic for someone in her situation. I don't know that I would've been able to keep my sense of humor if I had cancer. She is an insightful and complex character.

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37 Ron Weasley - Harry Potter Ron Weasley - Harry Potter Ronald Bilius "Ron" Weasley is a fictional character in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. His first appearance was in the first book of the series, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone as the best friend of Harry Potter and Hermione Granger.

Ron is one of the best characters I have ever read about. Yeah, sometimes he can get a little jealous, but everyone has flaws and Ron is comfortable enough with himself that he doesn't try to hide he's minor imperfections, and that's what makes him the lovable character that he is. He is caring and has a better sense of humor than anyone else in the series (except maybe Fred and George).

How can you not just love Ron Weasley.

"Why are they all staring? " demanded Albus and he and Rose craned around to look at the other students.
"Don't let it worry you," said Ron. "It's me. I'm extremely famous."

"Don't talk to me."
"Why not? "
"Because I want to fix that in my memory forever. Draco Malfoy, the amazing bouncing ferret..."

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38 Violet Markey - All the Bright Places
39 Liesel Meminger - The Book Thief

She's adorable and has a soft side that I think everyone should have. I enjoyed this character immensely.

She is so amazing! Soft and kind but brave and curious too. I think she is so real. Love Markus Zusak and love The Book Thief.

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40 Clary Fray - The Mortal Instruments Clary Fray - The Mortal Instruments

Clary is the reason why I love the Mortal Instruments series! Clary and Jace have the best relationship that is so heartwarming. Cassandra Clare is amazing. How did you come up with this amazing character and even more characters as well as the story? Cassandra Clare is also coming up with other characters for her spin off series. How can you not love Cassandra Clare when she created the best series on the planet and Clary Fray? Cassandra Clare is the reason why I want to be an Author.

I agree with you guys what is wrong with these people go Clary. She is pretty cool and actually knows that love is one of the most powerful thing in the world she opened my eyes.

The Mortal Instruments needs Clary... Think of Jace without Clary!

Seriously people?! 40?! This series is so underrated! Between her and Jace, who, by the way, was only at 20, deserve the top 10. Clary is tough on the outside, but on the inside, she’s vulnerable toward her friends, and more especially, Jace. SPOILER ALERT: In book 3, after Jace died, Angel Raziel let her pick ANYTHING she wanted, and she chose Jace. She goes after what she loves, no matter the cost.

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41 Skulduggery Pleasant - Skulduggery Pleasant

The wise-cracks, the sarcasm, the magic.
A detective with a twist. (A really dark one at that.)

Let's not forget the impeccable dress sense, THE HAT and the 1954 Bentley R-Type Continental.

The coolest guy here, for sure.

Screw Tris Prior, Harry Potter, Katniss Everdeen and all the other OVERRATED characters. Skulduggery Pleasant is the BEST character someone ever made. (Is worshipping Derek Landy a religion? )

Whoever didn't vote him has got big ears

GO SKULDUGGERY PLEASANT thank you

42 Isabelle Lightwood - The Mortal Instruments Isabelle Lightwood - The Mortal Instruments

ISABELLE LIGHTWOOD ALL THE WAY! Absolute badass. She's a woman who is aware of all her weaknesses and even so, a woman who does everything to overcome them. IZZY is an absolute perfection for me.

Isabelle is the greatest, most inspirational female character I've come across. Strong and independent, so beautifully fierce and yet, so beautifully human. Not once she whined or ranted, not once she disappointed me.

This girl is amazing. So pure at heart that it repels the dirt off her clothes.

And gosh, you gotta love her cooking. Even her pasta can be more fateful than being drowned in a washing machine.

Love Izzy. So strong

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43 Cinder - The Lunar Chronicles

I LOVE Cinder's personality. Everything she says makes me smile.

Favorite character of all time- and second is Cress.

A sarcastic sassy cyborg? What is there not to love

44 Samantha Kingston - Before I Fall
45 Magnus Bane - The Mortal Instruments Magnus Bane - The Mortal Instruments

How can you hate Magnus Bane?! He leaves GLITTER everywhere he goes! And his sarcasm and love for Alec are never enough.

Who need fifty shades of gray when we have fifty shades of Magnus Bane

Magnus bane is a lot of things desperate, cruel, dumb, and sarcastic. But he is not bad.

I just love Magnus Bane.

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46 Alec Lightwood - The Mortal Instruments Alec Lightwood - The Mortal Instruments

Alec is amazing. He's protective, loyal, snarky, and so overlooked. I know exactly what it's like to be constantly overshadowed, by your best friend no less, so I really relate to him. Plus, he's hot, clever and an awesome fighter! Team Alec all the way!

Alec is like the perfect friend. He is protective, funny, and sassy when you least expect it.

He can be stubborn at times, but no one can hate his relationship with Magnus Bane. Try to deny it, but they are goals.

I love Alec! He is such a well developed and amazing character. he is also pretty relatable.

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47 Tobias 'Four' Eaton - Divergent

Plagued with memories and a bad past Four really is amazing. he locks it behind him so he can help the others and he does what he must to help. he really is my favourite.

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48 Firestar - Warriors Firestar - Warriors Firestar is a character in the Warrior Cats series. He's the leader of ThunderClan after Bluestar. He's mates with Sandstorm and has 2 kits: Squirrelflight and Leafpool. He was formerly a kittypet

Firestar is brave and noble and fights for what's right!

Firestar is brave and strong, he would do anything to protect any of the Clans!

Firestar is loyal, brave, and would do anything for his clan

Such s great leader and role model

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49 Remus Lupin - Harry Potter Remus Lupin - Harry Potter

He is one of the most believable characters. He has no faith in himself, but all the faith he could possibly have in anyone else. He trusted Snape when no one else did, and Snape is also one of my favorite characters. No Harry Potter fan could dislike him. He's just such a complex and believable character.

So complex but very relatable. A very good person at heart who isn't always as good as he could be but still. So real, loyal and brave

Remus is such a fatherly figure. It's nearly impossible not to love him and root for him at all times.

He's selfless and brave. One of my favorites.

50 Lyra Belacqua - Northern Lights / The Golden Compass Lyra Belacqua - Northern Lights / The Golden Compass Lyra Belacqua, also known as Lyra Silvertongue, is the heroine of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy.

She's brave and rides on a polar bear - Starsparks

Sacre Blu! What the Hell is Hermione doing ahead of Lyra. - jezza0

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