"Outside a dog a book is man's best friend, inside a dog it is too dark to read!" -Groucho Marx========="The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid." -Jane Austen========="I don’t believe in the kind of magic in my books. But I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book."-JK Rowling========"I spend a lot of time reading." -Bill Gates=========“Ahhh. Bed, book, kitten, sandwich. All one needed in life, really.” -Jacqueline Kelly=========

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

TTT: Literary Heroines

Top Ten Tuesday: Literary Heroines

1. Sabriel from Sabriel (Old Kingdom, #1) by Garth Nix

2. Lirael from Lirael, Abhorsen, and Goldenhand (Old Kingdom, #2, #3, #5)

3. Elinor from Terciel and Elinor by Garth Nix (Old Kingdom, #6) Can you tell? I'm crazy about this series?

4. Katniss Everdeen from The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins

5. Hermione Granger from the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

6. Offred from The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

7. Scout from To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee.

8. Matilda from Matilda by Roald Dahl. She gets the best of Turnbull and terrible parents!

9. The Princess in The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch. As a mother of daughters I appreciated the princess's moxie.

10. Scheherazade from One Thousand and One Arabian Nights by Anonymous. Her stories entranced me as a child.

11. Adunni from The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Dare. As she learns, she gets stronger!

12. Circe from Circe by Madeleine Miller. 

13. Starr from the Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

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