Day Sixteen: Your favorite female character
And again, since finishing Poison Study my answer has changed… Yelena is totally my favorite. She’s such a badass! I love that she’s so smart and strong, and that she doesn’t take crap from anyone no matter who they are. She stands up for what she believes is right and, like me, has the first instinct of running away from things that are uncomfortable or scary, but she’s trying to change. Totally the girl I want to be. Now if only I could find someone to teach me how to fight like Ari & Janco teach her…
I absolutely love Mia Thermopolis. Is she crazy confident, cool, and brave? Hell no. Does she wield a sword, slay beasts, or go on crazy quests? Hell no. No, Mia is okay at school, a terrible princess, and even worse with boys.
In short, Mia was my role model when I was growing up. I was no princess by any means, but I felt that my homeschooled self lived vicariously through her first kiss, homework issues and princess troubles. I even loved the movie. In fact, I think my nerdy self really understood Mia’s nerdy self.