A Double Crosser | I <3 Characters Meme

“I Heart Characters! is a weekly meme hosted by Dani @ Perspective of a Writer to showcase our book blogger love for characters! Each week she’ll supply a topic and you’ll supply the character. Post on whatever day suits you, about characters from whatever media you love (books, movies, K-dramas, television, manga, anime, webtoons, whatever!) and link up on Thursday so YOU and others can blog hop and share the character love. ♡”

The Topic: A Double Crosser (Anyone who betrays another character. Could be a horrible mom, someone mentally struggling, or just plain evil!)

Mr. Wickham

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The Girl Who Knew da Vinci by Belle Ami

The Girl Who Knew da Vinci by Belle Ami is erotica disguised as romantic suspense. It revolves around Angela Renatus, an art historian with a passion for Renaissance-era artwork. Suddenly plagued with strange nightmares about Leonardo da Vinci and a painting he gifted his close friend, Fioretta Gorini, on her wedding day, Angela is quickly becoming a sleep-deprived zombie. These nightmares gradually evolve into psychic visions in which she travels into the past and sees the world through the eyes of two different woman: Fioretta Gorini and Sophia Caro, a fellow art historian who lived during WWII.

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The Spy in the Silver Palace by Jordan Rivet

The Windfast Empire, a collection of islands under the rule of Emperor Styl and his daughter, Jessamyn, is standing on the brink of war with the Obsidian Kingdom. Talents, or people of the lower class born with supernatural powers, have been disappearing and the Emperor’s apparent reluctance to investigate the issue is causing unrest.

“Blurs are fast.
Muscles are strong.
Shields have impervious skin.
Mimics can change their appearance.

And all of them are in danger.” (Goodreads)

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A Woman You Want to Be | I <3 Characters Meme

“I Heart Characters! is a weekly meme hosted by Dani @ Perspective of a Writer to showcase our book blogger love for characters! Each week she’ll supply a topic and you’ll supply the character. Post on whatever day suits you, about characters from whatever media you love (books, movies, K-dramas, television, manga, anime, webtoons, whatever!) and link up on Thursday so YOU and others can blog hop and share the character love. ♡”

The Topic: A Woman You Want to Be

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In Farleigh Field by Rhys Bowen

Britain has declared war on Nazi Germany and every able-bodied man is conscripted into the military, forcing the government to fill its offices with women and the medically unfit. Food is heavily rationed, bombs are constantly being dropped on London, families are destroyed, and mass paranoia is taking hold. Hidden in plain clothes, Britain’s spies and code breakers are working to dismantle Germany’s impending invasion.

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A Curious Beginning by Deanna Raybourn

Veronica Speedwell was raised by her spinster aunts. They never liked to stay in the same house for more than a few months, so Veronica spent her childhood being dragged from one corner of England to another. She never went to school, never had friends her own age, and educated herself by devouring books at the library. After discovering a fascination with butterflies, Veronica, at the age of eighteen, left on her first scientific expedition and, over the course of the next several years, visited numerous countries on her quest for specimens.

However, after losing her aunts to old age, Veronica realizes deep-seated loneliness is gnawing at her heart. With no home, no friends, no colleagues, no family, what exactly does she have?

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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children is a coming-of-age story about a boy named Jacob Portman. An outcast both at school and at home, Jacob’s only true friend is Grandpa Portman, a World War II veteran with an endless supply of stories. He shows Jacob old photographs of strange-looking children with supernatural powers and says he grew up with them in an orphanage before he left to fight “the monsters” in the war. Young Jacob was fascinated and dreamed of being an adventurer just like Grandpa Portman.

Jacob’s parents discouraged him from believing such nonsense. Grandpa Portman’s stories are just that – stories. Monsters don’t exist, children don’t levitate, and grandfathers love teasing their grandsons.

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