TOP TEN TUESDAY – Characters That We’d Love To Have A Peek Into Their Future

TOP TEN TUESDAY - Characters That We'd Love To Have A Peek Into Their Future

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.
This week we get to gush about Characters That We’d Love To Have A Peek Into Their Future!  These are characters that have found a way into our hearts, and we’d love to know how they are doing in the future.  Whether it was 10 or 20 years from now, we are dying to know!  And they are…….

my heart and other black holes
(Chelsea’s Choice – Review)

(Chelsea’s Choice – Review)

1. Aysel & Roman from My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine WargaSixteen-year-old physics nerd Aysel is obsessed with plotting her own death. With a mother who can barely look at her without wincing, classmates who whisper behind her back, and a father whose violent crime rocked her small town, Aysel is ready to turn her potential energy into nothingness. (…)

2. Raffe & Penryn from Angelfall by Susan Ee : It’s been six weeks since angels of the apocalypse descended to demolish the modern world. Street gangs rule the day while fear and superstition rule the night. When warrior angels fly away with a helpless little girl, her seventeen-year-old sister Penryn will do anything to get her back. Anything, including making a deal with an enemy angel. (…)

faking normal courtney stevens
(Chelsea’s Choice – Review)
anna and the french kiss stephanie perkins
(Chelsea’s Choice – Review)

3. Alexi & Bodee from Faking Normal by Courtney C. Stevens : An edgy, realistic, and utterly captivating novel from an exciting new voice in teen fiction. Alexi Littrell hasn’t told anyone what happened to her over the summer. Ashamed and embarrassed, she hides in her closet and compulsively scratches the back of her neck, trying to make the outside hurt more than the inside does. When Bodee Lennox, the quiet and awkward boy next door, comes to live with the Littrells, Alexi discovers an unlikely friend in “the Kool-Aid Kid,” who has secrets of his own. As they lean on each other for support, Alexi gives him the strength to deal with his past, and Bodee helps her find the courage to finally face the truth.

4. Anna & St Clair from Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie PerkinsAnna is looking forward to her senior year in Atlanta, where she has a great job, a loyal best friend, and a crush on the verge of becoming more. Which is why she is less than thrilled about being shipped off to boarding school in Paris–until she meets Étienne St. Clair. Smart, charming, beautiful, Étienne has it all…including a serious girlfriend. But in the City of Light, wishes have a way of coming true. Will a year of romantic near-misses end with their long-awaited French kiss?

ugly love colleen hoover
(Chelsea’s Choice – Review)

(Chelsea’s & Anna’s Choice – C-Review & A-Review )

5. Tate & Miles from Ugly Love by Colleen HooverWhen Tate Collins meets airline pilot Miles Archer, she knows it isn’t love at first sight. They wouldn’t even go so far as to consider themselves friends. The only thing Tate and Miles have in common is an undeniable mutual attraction. Once their desires are out in the open, they realize they have the perfect set-up. He doesn’t want love, she doesn’t have time for love, so that just leaves the sex. Their arrangement could be surprisingly seamless, as long as Tate can stick to the only two rules Miles has for her. (…)

6. Jazz from I Hunt Killers by Barry LygaWhat if the world’s worst serial killer…was your dad? Jasper “Jazz” Dent is a likable teenager. A charmer, one might say. But he’s also the son of the world’s most infamous serial killer, and for Dear Old Dad, Take Your Son to Work Day was year-round. Jazz has witnessed crime scenes the way cops wish they could—from the criminal’s point of view. And now bodies are piling up in Lobo’s Nod. In an effort to clear his name, Jazz joins the police in a hunt for a new serial killer. But Jazz has a secret—could he be more like his father than anyone knows?

the knife of never letting go patrick ness
(Chelsea’s & Anna’s Choice – C-Review)

(Anna’s Choice – Review)

7. Todd from The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick NessPrentisstown isn’t like other towns. Everyone can hear everyone else’s thoughts in an overwhelming, never-ending stream of Noise. Just a month away from the birthday that will make him a man, Todd and his dog, Manchee — whose thoughts Todd can hear too, whether he wants to or not — stumble upon an area of complete silence. They find that in a town where privacy is impossible, something terrible has been hidden — a secret so awful that Todd and Manchee must run for their lives. But how do you escape when your pursuers can hear your every thought?

8. Ronan Lynch from The Raven Boys by Maggie StifvaterEvery year, Blue Sargent stands next to her clairvoyant mother as the soon-to-be dead walk past. Blue never sees them–until this year, when a boy emerges from the dark and speaks to her. His name is Gansey, a rich student at Aglionby, the local private school. Blue has a policy of staying away from Aglionby boys. Known as Raven Boys, they can only mean trouble. But Blue is drawn to Gansey, in a way she can’t entirely explain. He is on a quest that has encompassed three other Raven Boys: Adam, the scholarship student who resents the privilege around him; Ronan, the fierce soul whose emotions range from anger to despair; and Noah, the taciturn watcher who notices many things but says very little. (…)

Jellicoe Road melina marchetta
(Anna’s Choice – Review)
all our yesterdays christin terrill
(Anna’s Choice – Review)

9. Jonah Griggs from The Jellicoe Road by Melina MarchettaTaylor is leader of the boarders at the Jellicoe School. She has to keep the upper hand in the territory wars and deal with Jonah Griggs—the enigmatic leader of the cadets, and someone she thought she would never see again. And now Hannah, the person Taylor had come to rely on, has disappeared. Taylor’s only clue is a manuscript about five kids who lived in Jellicoe eighteen years ago. She needs to find out more, but this means confronting her own story, making sense of her strange, recurring dream, and finding her mother—who abandoned her on the Jellicoe Road.

10. Finn from All Our Yesterdays by Cristin TerrillWhat would you change? Imprisoned in the heart of a secret military base, Em has nothing except the voice of the boy in the cell next door and the list of instructions she finds taped inside the drain. Only Em can complete the final instruction. She’s tried everything to prevent the creation of a time machine that will tear the world apart. She holds the proof: a list she has never seen before, written in her own hand. Each failed attempt in the past has led her to the same terrible present—imprisoned and tortured by a sadistic man called the doctor while war rages outside.(…)

the amber spyglass cover
(Anna’s Choice)
the piper's son melina marchetta
(Anna’s Choice – Review)

11. Will from The Amber Spyglass by Philip PullmanIn the astonishing finale to the His Dark Materials trilogy, Lyra and Will are in unspeakable danger. With help from Iorek Byrnison the armored bear and two tiny Gallivespian spies, they must journey to a dank and gray-lit world where no living soul has ever gone. All the while, Dr. Mary Malone builds a magnificent Amber Spyglass. An assassin hunts her down, and Lord Asriel, with a troop of shining angels, fights his mighty rebellion, in a battle of strange allies—and shocking sacrifice.

12. Thomas Mackee from The Piper’s Son by Melina MarchettaAward-winning author Melina Marchetta reopens the story of the group of friends from her acclaimed novel Saving Francesca—but five years have passed, and now it’s Thomas Mackee who needs saving. After his favorite uncle was blown to bits on his way to work in a foreign city, Tom watched his family implode. He quit school and turned his back on his music and everyone that mattered, including the girl he can’t forget. Shooting for oblivion, he’s hit rock bottom, forced to live with his single, pregnant aunt, work at the Union pub with his former friends, and reckon with his grieving, alcoholic father. Tom’s in no shape to mend what’s broken. But what if no one else is either? An unflinching look at family, forgiveness, and the fierce inner workings of love and friendship, The Piper’s Son redefines what it means to go home again.

i'll meet you there heather demetrios
(Jen’s Choice – Review)
The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken
(Jen’s Choice – Review)

13. Skyler & Josh from I’ll Meet You There by Heather Demetrios Since I adore HEA’s more than HFN, I’d love to see what happens in the future!  It was emotionally intense and impossible to put down and such an important story and accurate portrayal of PTSD.
If seventeen-year-old Skylar Evans were a typical Creek View girl, her future would involve a double-wide trailer, a baby on her hip, and the graveyard shift at Taco Bell. But after graduation, the only thing standing between straightedge Skylar and art school are three minimum-wage months of summer. Skylar can taste the freedom—that is, until her mother loses her job and everything starts coming apart. Torn between her dreams and the people she loves, Skylar realizes everything she’s ever worked for is on the line.(…)

14. All of Them! from The Darkest Minds (The Darkest Minds #1) by Alexandra Bracken: Again another HFN that I’d love to know what happened!  I was glued to this page turner and the story was a collection of darkness, laughter and the fact that maybe we can never out run our fate. I will never forget this story for as long as I live.
When Ruby woke up on her tenth birthday, something about her had changed. Something alarming enough to make her parents lock her in the garage and call the police. Something that gets her sent to Thurmond, a brutal government “rehabilitation camp.” She might have survived the mysterious disease that’s killed most of America’s children, but she and the others have emerged with something far worse: frightening abilities they cannot control.(…)

scarlet a.c. gaughen
(Jen’s Choice – Review)
divergent veronica roth
(Jen’s Choice – Review)

15. All of Them! from Scarlet (Scarlet #1) by A.C. Gaughen: Sorry haha, but another HFN that I’d love to know what happened!  This was an adventurous series that was filled to the brim with excitement and hardships at many turns!
Posing as one of Robin Hood’s thieves to avoid the evil Lord Gisbourne, Scarlet has kept her identity secret from all of Nottinghamshire. Only Big John and Robin Hood know the truth-that the agile thief posing as a whip of a boy is actually a fearless young woman with a secret past. It’s getting harder to hide as Gisbourne’s camp seeks to find Scarlet and drive Robin Hood out of Nottinghamshire. (…)

16. You Know Who….. from Divergent (Divergent #1) by Veronica Roth: I’ve always wanted to know what happened after I closed that last page.  Especially after the final book broke my heart into a million little pieces.  I would love to look into that future and see more happiness and smiles.
One choice can transform you. Beatrice Prior’s society is divided into five factions—Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). Beatrice must choose between staying with her Abnegation family and transferring factions. Her choice will shock her community and herself. But the newly christened Tris also has a secret, one she’s determined to keep hidden, because in this world, what makes you different makes you dangerous.

So these were Characters That We’d Love To Have A Peek Into Their Future!  What are some of yours?

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  1. I’d love to see what happened to Ronan and all of the other main characters after the events of The Raven Cycle (though I have only just started The Raven King).
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  2. Great list!!! I would love to see more of Tate and Miles as well! 😀
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