Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Sam @ Thoughts on Tomes and created by Lainey @ Ginger Reads Lainey. You can check out the group’s Goodreads page for this month’s topics!
This week’s topic is unlikable characters but they can’t be villains! So basically any main characters or secondary characters you found annoying or just ya know…unlikable.
Please note that these are my own opinions and I don’t mean to offend anyone who does like the characters I mention!
5.) Celaena Sardothien (Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas)
While Celaena isn’t the most unlikable character I’ve come across she still can contend in my top 5. My biggest problem with this character is that she is made out to be the kingdom’s most badass assassin and it just does not show at all, she spends far more time concerned about her cleanliness, clothes, and boys. Where was the badass-ness I was promised? I just found her to be really…annoying.
I feel scared because this is such a popular series but…
I’m basing this only off of book one since I have not read the entire series, let me know if she gets better later in the series!
You can read my full review here.
4.) Zoe Redbird (House of Night Series by P.C. & Kristin Cast)
How did I manage to read so many of these books? They were pretty bad in my opinion and all of the characters were pretty intolerable. Zoe Redbird is the main character and pretty much all she cares about is…you guessed it, boys. Basically you have a bunch of sex-crazed, annoying teenagers and Zoe is at their front.
3.) Alina Starkov (Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo)
Alina is probably the most special of snowflakes and it was annoying as hell. Not to mention the fact that she spends pretty much all of her time hating how attractive all of the other Grisha are compared to herself, because she’s “so plain and boring”. Almost every decision she made felt idiotic and it irritated me. All of that, for me, made for a very unlikable character.
You can read a mini review here.
2.) Jace Wayland (City of Bones by Cassandra Clare)
This was actually pretty much a toss up between him and Clary, I find them both equally annoying but Jace won out. I found him to be too narcissistic and he was more or less a douchebag. Sorry but this guy was way too annoying for me!
You can read a slightly rage-y review here.
1.) Bella Swan (The Twilight Series by Stephanie Meyer)
I don’t feel like I really have to explain this one, do I? It’s Bella Swan guys.
Have you read any of these books?
What did you think of these characters?
What characters do you find the most unlikable?
Let me know in the comments and feel free to leave a link to your T5W as well!