Friday, June 15, 2012

Feature & Follow #14

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Happy Father's Day! Who is your favorite dad character in a book and why?

First to come to mind was Mr. Weasley. I know Alison said this too, but he popped in my head before I read her answer.

Second was Mortimer from Inkheart. He's a Silvertongue and has spent years protecting his daughter, Meggie, while he searches for the book his wife is trapped in. 

Who'd you think of when you read this question??


  1. Mr Weasley, yes!! I completely forgot about him.. shame on me.

    I have yet to read Inkheart.. but he sounds like an amazing dad!

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  2. Ohh, I totally forgot about Mr Weasley! He is an awesome dad. :)

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  3. Great minds think alike! Is Mortimer played by Jerry O'Connell in the movie? I never read the book. Should I? Thanks for visiting me @ Babies, Books, and Signs.

    1. Brendan Fraser plays the dad in the movie and does a great job, IMO. The book is definitely better than the movie and a fun read. But I'm one of those people who almost always prefer the book to the movie.

  4. On the YA scene, Mr. Weasley is a must choose. However, I would venture to epic fantasy, G.R.R. Martin, and mention my adoration for Eddard (Ned) Stark. I shed a tear for the demise he meets at the end of Game of Thrones. But by then, Martin had established him as a father to have, hold and love.

  5. I chose Mo too! And Mr. Weasely has been a really popular choice to far too. :)

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  6. I chose Mr. Weasley too! He is just so awesome. Hope you have a great weekend!

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  7. Hopping through. I should read Inkheart some time. I've only read one of Funke's books. People really love them.
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  8. I've not long read the Inkheart series, good choice. Thanks for stopping by my post, following you now.

  9. We all seem to have the same ideas about awesome dads :) I've seen these two quite a few times.. Great choices!

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  10. My favorite dad from book would be Jack Torrance from The Shinning. He's a very tormented man who has to deal with a life full of abuse in order to become the father he longs to be and, in the end, he gives his life to save his son. I'd say he wins. =)

    I come from the Writer's Support Group, trying to catch up with as many blogs as I can.

    What a fun post and a great question!

  11. Love Mr. Weasley! I saw him on quite a few blogs this week. :)

    Thanks for stopping by!

    Lisa @ Lost in Literature

  12. Congratulations on your release! How exciting! Following you back, thanks for the follow.