Augustus from Fault in Our Stars
loved Augustus, he was genuine, funny, unique and full of life, even
though his health was failing. He fell in love knowing that Hazel has a
terminal illness and knew that living in the moment was so much more
important than looking to the future.
- I cannot imagine how awful it had to be to live through World War 2, but Liesel loved with all her heart and stood for what she believed in. She had everything taken from her, but still continued to live life abundantly. Liesel’s passion for reading was so inspirational, she would even sneak in and steal books to continue her passion. I can relate.
- I think the biggest and hardest thing to do in life is to stand up for what you believe in alone. When Gaia found out the truth about the Enclave, she stood up against them herself and fought for her parents and sister lives. Then in the second book of the series, she has to make a huge choice on how to deal with a girl asking for an abortion and issues of humanity and mortality.
- Deuce’s life changes so much from living underground to finding colonies above ground. When she is underground, she is a fierce warrior, fighting the “freaks” and providing for her town. When she is forced above ground, she struggles with the town people wanting to change who she is an conform her to the role of women in their community. Deuce stands up for herself and then leads an army to rid the states of freaks. She is passionate, determined and unwilling to let anyone tell her what she can and cannot do.
- Four had a sucky life and a horrible father. I am sure it had to be really hard to leave your entire family to change factions. Plus, he really took on the role of training up the new recruits in the way that he believed the faction should be run, unlike Eric who is completely awful. I love the way he loved Tris, handled his relationship with his mother and the people around him.
- I loved June’s brother so much, and even though we barely got to see him, he shows his true colors in the book. He is searching for the truth and it ends up getting him killed. Even after his death, the amazing life he lead had such an impact on June and those around him.
- I think the most inspirational thing in Kira’s story is that she gave a Partial a chance. When everyone around you discriminates someone or something, it is hard to stand on your own and not listen to past judgment. Plus, Kira really want to help her friends and the babies, she has such a good heart.
- This seems like an odd one, but Park’s home was one of my favorite characters in the book. She moved so far away from home because she fell in love, got her GED and started her own business. I also loved the way she, after an initial period of unlike, changed her mind and really fell in love with Eleanor, excepting her into their family and treating her like Eleanor’s mother should have in the first place.
- I just loved this girl, both in the books and in the movies. She was unique, brave and knew she was special and didn’t care everyone else thought of her. She had such grace too when people made fun of her. I loved her heart.
- Peeta was amazing, strong and so full of heart. He loved Katniss for who she was, stayed true to himself and followed his heart. It would be so hard to be in his shows and I really admire him.