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Comments for Book Blogger Hop for April 15, 2011

Book Blogger Hop for April 15, 2011: 04/15/11

Book Blogger HopToday's question asks us to describe a character in a book we're reading or just recently finished. Oh wow! Where do I start? That's a tough question because I'm reading so many different books right now.

xxxHolic manga series by CLAMP

The main character is Kimihiro Watanuki, a young man who was orphaned young and has managed to make a relatively normal life for himself. Except that he's plagued by hungry spirits. Their constant presence in his life has made him a big high strung. But now he's found a potential way out, by working for the "dimensional which" Yuko, he's learning ways to protect himself.

Unfortunately a big part of that protection is working side by side with a Shinto priest in training named Shizuka Domeki, a man who believes in spirits but can't see them. In fact he's a spirit repeller.

Conrad's Fate by Diana Wynne Jones

Conrad has grown up working the bookstore with his uncle, sister and mother. When his sister leaves for college on a full scholarship he wants to do the same thing but his uncle says his karma is too bad. If he doesn't right the wrong done to him in a previous life he'll die with in a year. So now he's off to work at Stallery Mansion as a domestic where he's told he'll find that person and be able to right that wrong.

Like Watanuki, Conrad has a counterpart, a young man named Christopher. As this is the fifth book in the Crestomanci series, I have to wonder if this is a young Christopher Chant. But I'm not far enough along to know for sure. Right now though he's set up to be both Conrad's karma rival and his Domeki.

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Comment #1: Friday, April, 15, 2011 at 19:15:49

bookaddict102

Stopping by on the blog hop!
I read a lot of books as well! I have many favorite characters!
~Happy Blogging!~



Comment #2: Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 19:52:31

Pussreboots

I have a small collection of favorite characters. I could write many posts on just them!



Comment #3: Friday, April, 15, 2011 at 21:55:50

Annette

Haven't read CLAMP or Conrad's fate. Not a big graphic novel fan, but I do like Wynne Jones. thanks for stopping by my blog!



Comment #4: Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 19:54:15

Pussreboots

The first manga series I ever read was written by CLAMP, Chobits.



Comment #5: Friday, April, 15, 2011 at 22:46:16

Carrie

awww diana wynne jones was such a great author.



Comment #6: Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 19:58:24

Pussreboots

Yes she certainly was.



Comment #7: Saturday, April, 16, 2011 at 09:38:44

Just 1 Writer

Thanks for stopping by!

I've been hearing a lot about Conrad's Fate, and after this it looks like I'm definitely going to need to find that one soon.



Comment #8: Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 20:14:33

Pussreboots

I'm almost done with Conrad's Fate and it has been an excellent tween fantasy / mystery.



Comment #9: Saturday, April, 16, 2011 at 10:03:09

Brenda Youngerman

Wow these do sound fascinating....thanks for stopping by...have a great weekend.



Comment #10: Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 20:16:00

Pussreboots

They're both very good series. I hope you give them a try.



Comment #11: Saturday, April, 16, 2011 at 11:17:08

Katie

Wow, this series sounds really interesting! I'll have to add it to my TBR list. (: Thanks for checking out my blog and happy reading!



Comment #12: Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 20:17:11

Pussreboots

Which one? xxxHolic or Chrestomanci?



Comment #13: Saturday, April, 16, 2011 at 13:07:40

Barmy Bex

I haven't heard of the Conrad books, but they sound very interesting. You're description of him has made me want to know more. :D



Comment #14: Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 20:18:30

Pussreboots

Conrad is the main character in Conrad's Fate but Christopher shows up in one form or another in the other books.



Comment #15: Saturday, April, 16, 2011 at 13:37:02

Amanda from Novel Addiction

Hello! Just hopping on through. I hope you're having a good weekend! I've never read anything by author Diana Wynne Jones, but I have heard some wonderful things.



Comment #16: Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 20:20:33

Pussreboots

Her books are delightful. I've never been disappointed by any of them.



Comment #17: Saturday, April, 16, 2011 at 17:58:19

Tiger Holland

I seriously need to get back Dianna Wynne Jones' fiction—she's so inventive!



Comment #18: Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 20:21:02

Pussreboots

I was so surprised to see a book by her that I hadn't read. So I had to read it!



Comment #19: Sunday, April, 17, 2011 at 17:05:08

Ms.Tiptress

Thanks for following..
Im also a new follower.
Enjoy Reading!



Comment #20: Thursday, April 21, 2011 at 22:57:10

Pussreboots

Thank you for following.