I wish and wish with all of my heart and soul that I could become the characters that I'm reading, going on road trips across America, defeating the corrupt government or meeting monsters and magical beings in a quest for true love.
But sometimes, there are characters that I would hate to be. I just could not stand being put in their situation, and I know it would drive me insane. I pull my blanket over my head as I'm reading, reminding myself that I'm safe and secure at home, and feel glad to be a regular human being with a normal job on regular Earth.
5) Quentin Jacobsen from 'Paper Towns' by John Green
I'm really bad at working out what clues mean (one of the ways I know if a crime/thriller is good or bad - if I can tell who the culprit is it's far too easy!) so if I was Q there would be no chance of me tracking down Margo Roth Spiegelman.
I probably wouldn't even notice she was missing.
4) Kelsea Raleigh from The Queen of the Tearling series by Erika Johansen
There's no way I'm responsible enough to be a queen, especially not at 17 years old. I'll leave the ruling to the professionals!
3) Darrow from the Red Rising trilogy by Pierce Brown
For much the same reason as Kelsea. I'm not responsible enough to be the leader of a revolution, and I don't have a high pain threshold, so all of the 'almost getting killed' fun would be too much for me to deal with.
2) Jacob Black from the Twilight saga by Stephenie Meyer
Despite the fact that he's ripped AF, he loses his girl to a dead guy. Even worse, a dead guy with pasty, glittering skin. That must really suck!
To make matters worse, he falls in love with a child. Definitely not the best life to have...
1) Anyone from 'Don't Even Think About It' by Sarah Mlynowski
I talk to myself in my head a lot, getting lost in grand daydreams and delusions. It would be really inconvenient if people could hear those private monologues!
The characters have ways to block their thoughts from being heard - humming or wearing sunglasses - but I know I'd end up forgetting and it would be really embarrassing.
I hope you enjoyed this Top Five Wednesday! Are there any characters you would really hate to be?