Best Book Characters

The Top Ten

1 Percy Jackson Percy Jackson Perseus "Percy" Jackson is a fictional character, the title character and narrator of Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson & the Olympians series.

Okay, don't get me wrong, I'm not hating on Tris, I love the Divergent series so amazingly much, but I really think Percy should be number 1. He's loyal, strong, brave, sarcastic, hilarious, and so much more that I love reading about.

Percy is loyal, strong, funny, sassy, and brave! Honestly one of the best book characters EVER!

I love Percy! He's a true hero that cares for his friends. I'm so happy he's number one. PJO and HoO are my favorite books. Percy is good with a sword, he's powerful, but he's still has all of these goofs and flaws that make him so relatable. He's hilarious. He doesn't look down on people like Katniss, he doesn't have to constantly be saved by his love interest like Tris. His adventures will always be my favorite, and will most likely stay with me forever. By the way, Percabeth is THE best literary romance of all time in my opinion.

We love our Seaweed Brain though I still prefer TEAM LEO! How come he's not here? I thought all da ladies love a bad boy!

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2 Hermione Granger Hermione Granger

Question: Why does intelligence matter in a character? I personally think it is personality that matter! She seems too bossy, feisty, and too much of a smart ass. She also seems like a major feminist (just saying) - missyweirdo

My childhood role model: Hermione is every girl's goal. She's intelligent, pretty, brave and loyal. One biggest lesson she's taught me is to stand up, to not be ashamed of what your are and prove yourself to everyone

Her, definitely. Loyal, smart, and a Golden Trio member to boot? Yes, she is AWESOME! And she has nice character development, plus a couple of flaws.

She is one of two fictional characters I can relate to on a personal level (the other being Annabeth Chase.) She taught me that I can be who I am and be accepted for that. She has good morals, intelligence, wits and courage. - Heyy7868

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3 Katniss Everdeen Katniss Everdeen 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.

Now, I don't read The Hunger Games a lot but heck, WHO CARES!?!? Well she seems tough to me so I like her + she sacrificed herself for her sis as a volunteer to save her from being picked to go in so she kinda cool.

There are so many things we can't understand after Mockingjay, but she's so authentic she deserves to be on this list. - keyson

She has no personality, no development, she is too much of a good person, and she is just a flat and static character! - missyweirdo

She is AWESOME!

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4 Tris Prior Tris Prior

How in all the goodness if this earth did anybody ever think that TRIS PRIOR is the best book character of all time?!?!? HOW?!?!

I know! She's not even in my personal top ten ya dystopian heroines - FavoriteFightingFrenchman

She's an annoying stubborn whiner. Sorry. Uriah all the way! HE IS THE BEST DIVERGENT

Honestly, she could kick katniss's ASS any day - missyweirdo

Tris all the way! She's sooo selfless, and anybody who disses on her is dead to me!

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5 Hazel Lancaster

I was going to vote for hermione granger but I knew hazel would be somewhere here so I kept it - pouria_mt

I was going to vote for hermione granger but I knew hazel would be somewhere here so I kept it - pouria_mt

She's deep, philosophical and very relatable. - Starsparks

She is so inspiring

6 Elizabeth Bennet

Elizabeth Bennet deserves to be higher on this list! She's quick-witted, brave and clever. - Starsparks

7 Peeta Mellark

You mean that little brat who needed katniss to save his ass every 5 seconds. Peeta is a little girl, even Sofia The First is more masculine than him! - missyweirdo

Same as Katniss.

8 Glory

I like this character but I like deathbringer better I ship Glory with deathbringer hard

Glory's cool, but I want to see peril on this list.

Any dragon that can spit poison from their fangs is awesome. Not to mention the camoufluage, to make them impossible to see.

Yes awseome!

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9 Harry Potter Harry Potter 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.

He's not the exact reason why we love the series, but come on! Give him credit- he's a preteen-teenager in the books. Literally, teenagers are practically like that, whether they think so or not. (Which I understand)

How is Greg Heffley above Harry Potter?!

Harry Potter, not even in the top ten. :/ Ahem, people.

Before all of you guys bitch about how all he does in whine, I would like you to take a good hard look at your life and how much better it was then Harrys. Honestly, the only one bitching is all you guys hating on a fracking pre-teen.

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10 Albus Dumbledore Albus Dumbledore Professor Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore is a fictional character in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series.

definitely

He can rewrite the bible

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11 August Pullman

August Pullman is clever, brave and forgives people even after they have hurt him for an entire book. - Starsparks

August Pullman was three-dimensional.

I feel bad for him Murphy 6

Yes - natalily

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12 Tsunami

I love the book wings of fire and tsunami is my favorite out of the 5 dragonets, she brave and sarcastic and a very well developed character, I really think she should be one of the top 10 of this list.

Tsunami is a seawing dragon from the hit series Wings Of Fire. And if I was any type of dragon or elemental, I would be water! :3

She's cool, but my personal favorite is Sunny, she's like the Lucy of the WOF series.. I would be a sandwing~icewing crossbreed, like Sunny's a nightwing/sandwing.

Tsunami's my third favorite...
1:Glory
2:Clay
3:Tsunami
4:Sunny
5:Starflight

13 Greg Heffley Greg Heffley

Without Greg, I would not be alive today. He saved me! - missyweirdo

Greg does not deserve to be on this list! Honestly, his greatest achievement is sneaking into a girl's bathroom! No kidding! He is whiny, and struggles to be himself, ruining everyone's life in the process! He is mean to his friend, Rowley, and avoids this dude, Fregley, just because he has a bad reputation, when in reality, he is brave enough to stick up for himself, when Greg can't even except himself for who he is...get a life, Greg!

Greg hasn't don much has he. Andrei Bolkonsky left his family, and his love interest Natasha, to help repel Napoleon's invasion of Russia. Hercule Poirot managed to solve many murder cases. What has Greg Heffley done? - jezza0

He DIDN'T looked happy on the picture.

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14 Finnick Odair - The Hunger Games

I love what he gave his life for. So admirable.

Give me

15 Lucy
16 Sunny

A great wings of fire character

I've never heard of this 'Sunny.'
OOH, it's the baby from a Series of Unfortunate Events, right? Meh, still sucks.

17 Tyrion Lannister Tyrion Lannister Tyrion Lannister is a fictional character in A Song of Ice and Fire, a series of fantasy novels by American author George R. R. Martin, and its television adaptation Game of Thrones. In Game of Thrones, the character is portrayed by Peter Dinklage.
18 Dobby the House Elf

Elf swag loves socks

Goo Dobby!

LOVE HIM, SO MUCH

19 Deathbringer

Awesome hilarious assassin dragon from the wings of fire series

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20 Princess Annabel

NO.

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