Character Recommendations Based on Jim Carroll

Paulie Bleeker Juno

Shy, sweet, and super into orange tic-tacs

Allie Hamilton The Notebook

Prim and proper Allie was raised to follow the rules. But she's got a fiery rebellious side too

Veronica Lodge Riverdale

Quintessential mean girl trying to make a better life, and a better self

Greg Heffley Diary of a Wimpy Kid

He'll be famous someday, but now he's stuck in class with morons

Vanessa Ives Penny Dreadful

Losing her soul frightens her the most

Aldo Raine Inglourious Basterds

Despite his friendly demeanor, he's one of the most fearsome soldiers in the army

Susanna Kaysen Girl, Interrupted

Aspiring writer, despairing young woman who struggles with suicidal thoughts

Yennefer of Vengerberg The Witcher

Yennefer will fight tooth and claw to hold on to her freedom

Eric Effiong Sex Education

High school boy navigating his sexuality and increasingly complicated love life

Marie Laveau American Horror Story: Coven

Take heed: There's no one more vengeful than a double-crossed voodoo queen