Top Ten Character Names

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You may not know this, but I am a total name nut. Seriously, Santa has been brining me baby name books since I was in my teens. So this weeks Top 10 Tuesday, a weekly book meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, is right up my alley. It took me a long time to narrow my list down to just ten names. Just to clarify, these aren’t my favorite baby names based on literary characters (for example I love Beatrice from Much Ado About Nothing or the names Darcy and Bennet from Pride and Prejudice). These are names of characters that I think are particularly inspired within their books. Also I only allowed one name from each book (this was particularly hard for Harry Potter).

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Links for a Lazy Sunday

Basic RGBHappy Sunday everyone. Who else remembered to say Rabbit Rabbit yesterday morning? I never remember, but I did yesterday so I guess that means good luck for me. I still can’t believe it is already June. I’m having the best weekend ever with my sister here to visit. This hasn’t left a ton of free time for poking around on the internet, so a lot of these links are old but still fun!

What to Call the Parents in a Young Adult/Children’s Book?

Almost everyone who knows me well, or has just had a really long conversation with me, knows that I have been a little obsessed with names for a very long time. My early stories (written on Storybook Weaver) consisted mostly of me writing something like: One day girl’s name met boy’s name and they got married and had ten children named list of names, often all starting with the same letter Duggar family style. And they would continue in that vein until I got bored and I would end with something catchy like and they lived happily ever after or the end.  

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