Meme-ful Musings: Book Boyfriends

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Meme-ful Musings: At the end of the month I’ll post a book-related meme that I think brings up an interesting discussion about books. Feel free to join in by making a comment below or linking back!


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(Meme from: somecards.com)

For those who don’t know, a book boyfriend is basically a male character in a novel that we love and wish would be our boyfriend in real life (or we pretend is our boyfriend if your love runs deep enough).

I personally, only have a few book boyfriends. I suppose that I have high standards so there are a lot of characteristics/criteria that have to be met before one of these books get the honourable “book boyfriend” tag. (Might explain my current single status in real life as well…)

But I do remember my first book boyfriend–and it is super embarrassing to admit out loud.

Are you ready?

do I really had to admit this out loud?

so embarrassed right now

It was totally Edward from Twilight 😛

When I think about it, that probably isn’t completely true. I think Kostos from Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants might take the cake on that one or possibly Eric.

However, Edward is probably the first “big” book boyfriend. Now, I was totally 15 when I read Twilight so I was young and impressionable so please keep that in mind. I was just getting into Young Adult reads (up until this point I had been reading more Adult Contemporary Romances) so he was really the first male lead that I developed a crush on. That quickly changed in the subsequent books when I felt like his character lost some of his appeal; but after reading Twilight I really did love Edward in a crush sort of way.

Since my Twilight days I have been introduced to many male leads that are potential book boyfriend material but as I said before I only consider a few to be true “book boyfriends”. I definitely have favourite couples but I wouldn’t say that the male counterpart of those couples is necessarily someone I would consider to be a book boyfriend.

Here are some of my book boyfriends:

  • Drew from One Week Girlfriend
  • Ansel from Sweet Filthy Boy
  • Cole from Alice in Zombieland
  • Adrian from Vampire Academy/Bloodlines
  • Everett from Breath Into Me

I have a few more I’m sure but these are the ones I actually tagged on my blog as my book boyfriends. You can check out my ongoing list on my Riffle Account here.

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So, do you have any book boyfriends? Who are they? Who was your first?

Let me know below!

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