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July 19, 2018

Nelly Dean (Narrator of Wuthering Heights)

"To critics, Nelly is an archetypal unreliable narrator, but her voice swayed me as a young teen, and continues to do so today. When I first read Wuthering Heights, I…
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May 9, 2018

Charlotte A. Cavatica

Charlotte was the first literary creation to both fascinate me and tear my heart out — and I love to have my heart torn out by a good story.
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April 11, 2018

Harriet M. Welsch

As a child, I read Harriet the Spy more times than any other book. Actually, since my rereading of Harry Potter is divided by seven, I think Harriet the Spy…
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March 8, 2018

Tami Taylor

The characters of Friday Night Lights are some of my favorite on television -- you can't help but root for them, no matter how flawed they may be. Tami Taylor…
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February 8, 2018

Emma Woodhouse

When pushed, Emma is my go-to favorite Jane Austen novel. There may be more drama and romance in her other stories, but something about Emma Woodhouse has always captured my…
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January 25, 2018

Wednesday Adams

Wednesday is my spirit animal. She's dark and obsessed with everything frightening and unearthly. She's piercingly blunt, hates everyone, and drinks poison, for goodness sake.
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January 18, 2018

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura Ingalls Wilder is the “Half Pint” most of us grew up with. One of my earliest memories is of my mom reading the series aloud to me each night.
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January 11, 2018

Elinor Dashwood

Elinor Dashwood (-Ferrars!) has always been my favorite Austen heroine, a character who feels like a kindred spirit, a dear friend and someone to strive to emulate.
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January 4, 2018

Jo March

To start this off, I had to begin with one of my all time favorite characters: Jo March from Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women.  Despite, or perhaps because of, her…
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