Top 10 Tuesday — Book-Loving Heroines

21 Feb

Happy Tuesday! Today TTT is featuring favorite heroines. I have been a bookworm since forever, and I love a character that shares my passion for books and reading. They are the kind of characters that become friends. My list today includes heroines that are unapologetic book nerds like me, or are those who come to love books in the course of the novel. It’s an eclectic list, as I am an eclectic reader. I hope you can find a book and heroine to love! Note on the list: all are randomly listed. In the case of series in which they appear, I have listed the first book.

For more favorite heroines, check out That Artsy Reader Girl.

Top Book-Loving Heroines

Belle from Beauty And The Beast

Catherine Morland from Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen

Nora Bradford from True to You by Becky Wade

Helma Zukas from The Library Murders by Jo Dereske

Adelaide Proctor from Head in The Clouds by Karen Witemeyer

Alice Grace Ripley from Wonderland Creek by Lynn Austin

Grace Percy from Mistletoe Countess by Pepper Basham

Jocelyn Ferrec from The Librarian of Saint-Malo by Mario Escobar

Avis, Louise, Martina, and Ginny from The Blackout Book Club by Amy Lynn Green

Clara Blackwell from Hope Between The Pages by Pepper Basham

8 Responses to “Top 10 Tuesday — Book-Loving Heroines”

  1. Cindy Davis February 21, 2023 at 8:40 am #

    Great list!! I didn’t do this topic but every time I read someone’s post, I am like, oh yeah, I loved her (Grace!!).

    • rbclibrary February 21, 2023 at 8:46 am #

      Thx! I liked your list today. My favorite β€œrose” book is The Rose of Winslow Street.

  2. ThatOneErica February 21, 2023 at 9:04 am #

    Belle is my favorite Disney princess, so I love that you have her on the list!

    Happy Tuesday!

    • rbclibrary February 21, 2023 at 10:00 am #


  3. Barbara Harper February 21, 2023 at 10:21 am #

    I enjoy book-loving heroines, too. I’ve seen Beauty and the Beast and I think I have read the fairy tale. I love Northanger Abbey. I’ve read Wonderland Creek but don’t remember much about it–didn’t review it for some reason. I’ve got Hope Between the Pages and The Librarian of Saint-Malo in my Kindle.

    One of my favorite books featuring reading heroines was Dear Mr. Knightley by Katherine Reay. It’s my favorite of her books.

    • rbclibrary February 21, 2023 at 10:31 am #

      I liked that book as well. The Librarian of Saint-Malo was a particular favorite of mine.

  4. Leelynn @ Sometimes Leelynn Reads February 21, 2023 at 11:20 pm #

    Belle is one of my favorite Disney princesses because of how much she reads πŸ˜€ Great post!

  5. lydiaschoch February 22, 2023 at 9:37 am #

    Aww, what a lovely list. I love bookish heroines.

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