Because you like Yvaine in Stardust
Lyra Belacqua is prone to getting in trouble, but she's also clever enough to get out of it. Most of the time. See them in The Golden Compass.
A girl who grew up on stories, Meggie Folchart is as loyal and intrepid as one of her fictional heroines. See them in Inkheart.
As Marlena Rosenbluth is finding out, confidence in the limelight doesn't always translate to power at home. See them in Water for Elephants.
Romantic, impulsive, and captivated by the joys of life, Natasha Rostova is on the messy path of growing up. See them in War and Peace.
Robbie Turner has been accused of a crime he never committed, changing the course of his life forever. See them in Atonement.
Kathy is a natural caretaker who strives to find hope in even the darkest of times. See them in Never Let Me Go.
Catherine Linton was once spontaneous and rowdy but ever since marrying the wealthy Edgar, she has morphed into a boiling pot of emotional outbursts. See them in Wuthering Heights.
Dimitri Belikov is a stoic vampire guardian who has the reserve, focus, and discipline of a soldier. See them in Vampire Academy .
Eragon is one part brave but three parts fool. See them in Eragon.
More of a sex symbol than a crime-stopper, the original Silk Spectre has now become the ultimate superhero stage mom. See them in Watchmen.
Bridget Jones is a wanton sex goddess, struggling 30-something, and semi-hot mess. See them in Bridget Jones's Diary.
Sabriel is smart enough to understand the dangers that await her and brave enough to face them anyway. See them in Abhorsen Series.