30 Day Book Meme – Day 16

Day 01 – The best book you read last year
Day 02 – A book that you’ve read more than three times
Day 03 – Your favorite series
Day 04 – Favorite book of your favorite series
Day 05 – A book that makes you happy                                                                                          Day 06 – A book that makes you sad                                                                                                 Day 07 – Most underrated book                                                                                                        Day 08 – Most overrated book                                                                                                            Day 09 – A book you thought you wouldn’t like but ended up loving                                                                                                                                                      Day 10 – Favorite classic book                                                                                                            Day 11 – A book you hated                                                                                                                     Day 12 – A book you used to love but don’t anymore                                                                     Day 13 – Your favorite writer                                                                                                                 Day 14 – Favorite book of your favorite writer                                                                                 Day 15 – Favorite male character                                                                                                         Day 16 – Favorite female character Irene Adler! I know that the three last posts mention Sherlock Holmes and/or Sir Arthur Conan Doyle but I’m such a fan! I think that she is one of the strongest, most independent and most intelligent female characters I’ve read about. Also, the fact that she is the woman because she was one out of the two people who could fool Sherlock Holmes, constructed as a hero, makes her pretty special. So, when I read she was to be played by the lovely Rachel McAdams on Guy Ritchie’s movie, I couldn’t be happier. Then, I saw the movie and how she had to be saved by Sherlock and how she has lost all the power she had in A Scandhal in Bohemia and she wasn’t the same, yet I really liked her in the first half of the movie. I think I kind of have an obsession with her (after all you can follow me at @ms_adler) but it’s a healthy one, no stealing or cheating for me!

I also like A Streetcar Named Desire‘s Blanche Dubois: I think she is a multi-dimensional character. She can be sexy, intelligent, tortured, a monster and also a victim. But she remains strong and eventually, she manages to survive.

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