Top Ten Tuesday – Top 10 Character Names I Love

October 22, 2013 General, Top Ten Tuesday 11


Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted by the blog THE BROKE AND THE BOOKISH.  Every Tuesday, I love seeing these lists around my favorite blogs so I decided to jump into the fun and participate, too.  Please click the graphic above to see what other blogs are posting their top ten today!   


In no particular order, here are ten of my all-time favorite character names:



1.  Macon “Milkman” Dead in Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison 



2.  Beloved in the novel Beloved by Toni Morrison


Gen V

3.  Fortitude Scott in Generation V by ML Brennan


Gen V

4.  Chivalry Scott in Generation V by ML Brennan



5.  Sookie Stackhouse in the Sookie Stackhouse Series by Charlaine Harris

(If I’m honest…this name had to grow on me)


Wicked As They Come

6.  Criminy Stain in the Blud Series by Delilah S. Dawson

 Ladies Detective Agency

7.  Precious Ramotswe in The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

 HP Prinoner

8.  Sirius Black in The Prisoner of Azkaban by JK Rowling

(Full Disclosure:  I haven’t read this series.  I just love the name based on the films.) 



9.  Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

 Kindling Moon

10.  Jupiter Butler in the Arcadia Bell Series by Jenn Bennett


What are some of your favorite character names?



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