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Friday, February 17, 2012

Follow Friday #7


It's that time again!Another Follow Friday hosted by Parajunkee and Alison Can Read. If you don't already know the rules, it's pretty simple. Follow my blog, and I'll follow you back! This meme is a great way to gain new followers, find new blogs to read, and make new friends!

This week's question is:

I like unique names for characters and am looking forward to coming up with some when I start writing. What’s the most unique character name you’ve come across?


Hmmm, that's a good question! I really love names.Maybe some on my list aren't terribly unusual, but I still like them...

Rhine - Wither by Lauren DeStefano
pretty much all the names in Hunger Games: Katniss, Primrose, Peeta, Gale, Haymitch, Rue, etc.
Lina and Doon - City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau
Cassia - Matched by Ally Condie
Zara - Need by Carrie Jones
Grimalkin - The Iron King by Julie Kagawa
Aria - Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi


There are so many good ones out there, and my mind is going blank!! What are some names that have really caught your attention? If you are a new follower leave me a link so I can follow you back! Happy hopping!:)


18 comments:

Renu said...

I love the name Aria! :)

- New follower

Sarah said...

Great list of names. I completely forgot about the Hunger Games! Primrose is such a pretty name, I'm not sold on Katniss though. *Old follower*

Hazal said...

I've come across Rhine before but spelt a little differently (Ryne). I loved Katniss and Casia's name instantly after meeting their characters!

Danielle said...

Rhine, Doon, and Zara are names that I love. I think because their different or something. But I do agree that almost everyone's name in The Hunger Games is unusual. Thanks for stopping by, I'm following back!

Danielle @ Novelly Antithetical

smiling_ina said...

Thanks so much for stopping by and following my blog! I'm returning the favor. :)

Speaking of The Hunger Games, I also love the name Prim. :)

Tarah Dunn said...

Grimalkin gets my vote! Thanks for stopping by my post. New follower; hope you have a nice weekend!

Tabitha said...

I didn't even think to use Grimalkin! Great choice!
New follower!
Tabitha @ Tabitha's Book Blog

thereadingpanda said...

Thanks for stopping by! Following back :)

Jessica@a GREAT read said...

Ah, yes! Grimalkin! Forgot him! I like that cat!! Seeing a lot of the Hunger Game names today! Nice picks!

Here's my Friday Hops

Have a GREAT weekend!

Old Follower :)

Roxy said...

OMG! Aria completely slipped from my mind. That is def a pretty name! :)

Book Whales YA Reviews said...

Wow! You have a lot on your list :D
Aria IS a pretty name! I love it too!

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soulunsung said...

I feel like I've overlooked a ton of really great names, like Rhine and Cassia. But, my mind seriously spaced out when it came to this question, because there is so many and how do you just pick a few?! lol.

Great FF, by the way. Totally love the blog, it's quirky and fun, so definitely a new follower. Check out my blog if you get the chance, sometime. :)

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Melissa said...

Just stopping by to let you know I tagged you in a post. You don't have to do it if you don't want to, it's just for fun. :)
http://midnight-orchid.blogspot.com/2012/02/ive-been-book-tagged.html

Bittner said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog! I'm happy to follow you back, I love the look of your blog. And I LOVE the name Aria! I almost want to read that book now just because it has a character with that name!

Addie R. said...

I forgot about Grimalkin! :O I loved him in the Iron Fey series!

Alexia said...

Hi, thanks for the following, I'm following back :) Hope you had a great weekend!

Debdatta Dasgupta Sahay said...

There's an Aria in pretty Little Liar Series too!

LOTR Series is full of such names!!

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Erica Nicholas said...

Oh I like Zara, that sounds really cool! Thanks for stopping by my blog! Following you back!

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