Because you like Peeta Mellark in The Hunger Games
A girl who grew up on stories, Meggie Folchart is as loyal and intrepid as one of her fictional heroines. See them in Inkheart.
In love with a daughter of his family's sworn enemies, Romeo Montague must find a way to reconcile his conflicting desires. See them in Romeo & Juliet.
Sam Roth is sensitive, musically gifted, and scarred by his past. See them in Shiver .
Despite the undeniably awful turn her life has taken, Rachel handles herself with remarkable grace. See them in Me and Earl and the Dying Girl .
Susie Salmon has a big heart, even though it's not beating anymore. See them in The Lovely Bones.
With an undeniable sense of adventure, Huck Finn is an expert at getting into and, more importantly, out of sticky situations. See them in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
The brilliant and well-adjusted Ender Wiggin is being groomed for the next generation of military leaders to fight alien invaders. See them in Ender's Game.
Peter Pan is a boy who never grew up. See them in Peter Pan.
R is sweet for a zombie. See them in Warm Bodies.
Gollum is slimy and seething with hatred, the last person you would want to meet in a dark cave. See them in The Lord of the Rings.
Smart but insecure, Tally Youngblood is torn between what she wants and what her society demands. See them in Uglies.
Motivated by a strong sense of curiosity, fleet-footed Lina Mayfleet is happiest when she's on the move. See them in The City of Ember.