Top Ten Tuesday #22: Characters I Wish Would Get Their Own Book

11th November 2014


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I’ve probably forgotten countless characters I love and would love reading more about, but here are a couple of favourites I do remember:

  1. Tom Riddle
    Harry Potter series by J.K.Rowling

    I didn’t even have to think about this for a single second before he popped into my mind. Voldemort and his story have always fascinated me, which is also the reason why the sixth book is my second favourite. I inhaled all the little tidbits from his past and would like to learn much much more about him. Like, a whole series wouldn’t be enough to satisfy me.

  2. The Marauderers
    Harry Potter series by J.K.Rowling

    My all-time favourite Harry Potter book is the third one, not limited but mostly because of the Marauderers and all the backstory that came with them. I’d love to read more about them, their years at Hogwarts, and the first Order of the Phoenix.

  3. Rhaegar Targaryen & Lyanna Stark
    A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R.R. Martin

    Well, sort of. After all, they were dead before their time – and the beginning of the series. And yet, they are my favourite characters and the reason I want a prequel so badly. I know this will never ever happen because all the mysteries, secrets, and riddles that shroud the past in the ASoIaF series would be uncovered. But a girl likes to dream…

  4. Other characters of the A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R.R. Martin

    Additionally, there are many great characters in the series that ought to get their own books, more pov chapters or at least any at all. Here are a couple of my favourites: Jaqen H’ghar, Oberyn Martell, Ser Barristan Selmy, and Ashara Dayne. I’d take anything, really!

  5. Lycidas & Lilith
    Uralte Metropole series [LT: Ancient Metropolis] by Christoph Marzi

    They make such an awesome couple and for some reason, I totally forgive them being evil! I’m totally rooting for Lycidas, although I shouldn’t. He just makes evil appear good. Lilith, on the other hand, is quite a different story, but her love for Lycidas remedies her.

  6. Iole
    Arcadia trilogy by Kai Meyer

    Iole is one of my favourite characters in the trilogy and I’d love to read much more about her. After all that happened to her, you would think that she’s broken or at least very scared, but no, she’s a kick-ass little Mafia girl!

  7. Iko
    The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer

    Iko is just so adorable! She makes every scene she’s in a joy to read and had me giggling so often I lost count. Can I have more, pretty please?!

  8. Xemerius
    Ruby Red trilogy by Kerstin Gier

    Xemi is basically a gargoyle version of Iko in every respect. He’s hilarious!

  9. Cedric
    W.i.t.c.h. comics by Elisabetta Gnone

    I love the W.i.t.c.h. comics and I’m currently (re)reading all of my omnibus paperbacks. The first story arc, however, will forever be my favourite. Elyon, Phobos, Cedric, and Vathek are wonderful characters and as much as I’d love to read more about Elyon, it is Cedric I’m really truly interested in. I wish there would have been more of him in the end.

  10. Macon Ravenwood
    Beautiful Creatures series by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl

    He’s by far my favourite character in the series and his backstory was the only thing that kept me interested in continuing reading the second book. It’s not easy if you can’t stand one of the main characters and don’t understand the infatuation of the other with the former. I’m so glad Macon – and Ridley – exist and if it wasn’t for their stories, I’d stop reading the series alltogether.


  1. Everyone but Bella, Edward and Jakob
    Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer

    Sorry, I just had to mention it although I don’t really want to read anymore of it! When I started compiling this post, I went through the books on my shelves in order to remember great secondary characters. When I came to the Twilight books, the first thought that came to my mind was “Oh God, everyone but the main characters!” Well, what can I say, I find more or less every secondary character much more interesting than the three main characters and their damned love triangle! If I had to pick up another book, it’d better be about the Volturi.

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  • Die Marauders sind mir bei der Frage auch sofort eingefallen. 🙂 Ein eigenes Buch für Lyanna und Rhaegar wäre auch super.
    Außerdem habe ich mir immer mehr Auri aus “Name of the Wind” gewünscht und siehe da, der Wunsch ist inzwischen in Erfüllung gegangen: Mit “The Slow Regard of Silent Things” hat sie ihren eigenen Roman bekommen. 🙂

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