Who was your favourite character?

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Who was your favourite character?

Post by Bianka Walter » 01 Dec 2018, 01:28

With a book loaded with so many unique characters, there are a lot to choose from.
My favourite was Bud. I thought he added some comic relief to the book, and I particularly liked how he broke into song at any given opportunity.
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Post by Ruba Abu Ali » 01 Dec 2018, 10:52

Bud was my favorite character, too. Adding a comic sense and a lightness to the story was much needed.

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Post by ObsessedBookNerd » 01 Dec 2018, 11:09

My favorite character is William Lance. He is a very good father especially since he raised Debbie alone since her mother died. I like how he made her call him at least once a day ever since she first got a phone. I also like how he leaves her post-it notes with serious or humorous things written on them. I think it's nice to read about a dad who is good, loving, and doesn't shy away from being a reliable father.

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Post by Sen_Suzumiya » 01 Dec 2018, 13:57

I haven't read the book yet, but knowing myself, I'd love the villain :P
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Post by RaeReads » 01 Dec 2018, 16:59

I've only just started the sample, but my initial reaction to Debbie was "ugh". Spoiled and pampered Long Island princess that I can in no way relate to. She seemed nonchalant about the passing of her mother because her pink mansion and extensive wardrobe seem to make up for it. Perhaps I'm judging her too harshly though. I'll probably finish the sample just to see if Debbie is as unlikable as I think she is.
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Post by daydreaming reader » 01 Dec 2018, 19:09

I actually couldn't relate to any of the characters, however, I agree that Bud provided the comic relief. Thus, if I had to choose, I would choose Bud.
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Post by Ayat paarsa » 01 Dec 2018, 19:18

I liked the character of William Lance as he was more than a dad, and involved in her daughter's life in every possible way.
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Post by Sushan » 01 Dec 2018, 20:23

None in particular. I usually do not choose favourite characters unless, either they have a great resemblance to me or they had a strong influence that made me weep for them
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Post by KristyKhem » 01 Dec 2018, 21:08

William Lance, (Debbie's dad) was my favorite character. He is a bit over-protective of Debbie especially as she has to contact him every day, even now when she's an adult. I think this made him relatable as a lot of dads can be this way when it comes to their daughters.

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Post by Ferdinand_otieno » 02 Dec 2018, 07:04

I would honestly say that the father was my favorite character.

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Post by JessNWheeler » 02 Dec 2018, 13:30

I agree with you. Bud was my favorite character. I often love the comic relief in a story.
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Post by Fozia-Bajwa » 02 Dec 2018, 14:58

William Lance is my favorite character because he is so sensitive and responsible too in the case of his daughter Deborah.

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Post by Cardinalsparrow » 02 Dec 2018, 16:00

I think I'll go with William Lance, he did well training Debbie.
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Post by Arup343 » 03 Dec 2018, 10:39

I am personally a fan of humor! Therefor Bud is my favorite character... :D

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Post by Bronie » 04 Dec 2018, 12:45

Bud is my favorite character.

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