Because you like Peter Pan in Peter Pan
Sam Roth is sensitive, musically gifted, and scarred by his past. See them in Shiver .
Buttercup is a farm girl turned princess who'd do anything to have her old life back. See them in The Princess Bride.
Larger than life and wealthy beyond measure, Willy Wonka is more than a titan in the sweets industry; he is an arbiter of taste. See them in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
Tobias "Four" Eaton is only afraid of four things, but you should probably be afraid of him. See them in Divergent.
Cinder has been beaten down by the world, but she's learning that her cyborg abilities are pretty helpful. See them in Cinder .
People think that because Tris is small, or a girl, or a Stiff, she can't possibly be cruel. But they're wrong. See them in Divergent.
An outgoing and quirky optimist, Louisa Clark has a zest for life. See them in Me Before You.
A baker turned reluctant fighter, Peeta Mellark can charm his way out of just about any situation. See them in The Hunger Games .
Smart but insecure, Tally Youngblood is torn between what she wants and what her society demands. See them in Uglies.
Percy Jackson is an ordinary student thrust into the world of myth come alive. See them in Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief.
Albus Dumbledore oversees the most unsafe school in recorded history, with Dementors and giant arachnids run amok. See them in Harry Potter Series.
Wanderer is a Soul, a parasite sent into a host to take over their body, extracting information from them and colonizing their species. See them in The Host.