Tuesday, May 20, 2014

TOP TEN TUESDAY: Books About Friendship

Hosted by the ladies over at The Broke and the Bookish.

~Top Ten Books About Friendship~

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
1. Harry Potter series by JK Rowling
Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger
An obvious choice, but the friendship between the trio is just as magical as the world itself.

Romancing Mister Bridgerton (Bridgertons, #4)
2. Romancing Mr. Bridgerton by Julia Quinn
Penelope Featherington and Eloise Bridgerton
A great example of female friends who are devoted to one another from childhood to adulthood.

Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy, #1)
3. Vampire Academy series by Richelle Mead
Rose Hathaway and Lissa Dragomir
A rare YA series where the main focus is a pair of friends rather than a romance though that is there too.

Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs (Jane Jameson, #1)
4. Jane Jameson series by Molly Harper 
Jane Jameson and Zeb Lavelle
Shows that a man and woman can have a platonic (not romantic at all) friendship.

Secrets of a Summer Night (Wallflowers, #1)
5. Wallflowers series by Lisa Kleypas
Annabelle Peyton, Lillian Bowman, Daisy Bowman, Evie Jenner
A group of wallflowers who band together to help each other find husbands in Victorian England.

Naked in Death (In Death, #1)
6. In Death series by JD Robb
Eve Dallas, Delia Peabody, Mavis Freestone
A hilarious, poignant friendship between a homicide detective, a cop, and a con artist turned pop star.

Pride and Prejudice
7. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Elizabeth Bennet and Charlotte Lucas
A classic that shows the importance of female companionship even in Regency-era England.

Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
8. Lunar Chronicles series by Marissa Meyer
Linh Cinder and Iko
This is a unique friendship between a cyborg and the android that she built.

Neanderthal Seeks Human (Knitting in the City, #1)
9. Knitting in the City series by Penny Reid
Janie Morris, Elizabeth Finney, Sandra Fielding, Ashley Winston
A group of intelligent, career-focused women who meet weekly to drink wine and attempt knitting patterns.

The Duchess War (Brothers Sinister, #1)
10. Brothers Sinister series by Courtney Milan
Robert Blaisdell, Oliver Marshall, Sebastian Malheur, Violet Waterfield
Four liberal-minded (especially for the Victorian era) people who are just trying to make the world a better place.


  1. I cannot believe I forgot to include Penelope and Eloise! They totally should be on this list. Same for the Wallflowers. I love how they try to come to Evie's rescue in Devil in Winter. Actually, I'm totally craving a re-read of Devil in Winter.

  2. Oh great picks!! Totally agree about HP and P&P!!

    My TTT

  3. I love your picks! You know, I left out Romancing Mr Bridgerton because the focus was on Penelope and Colin, but you're right; it's a great example of long-term female friendship. Ditto the Wallflowers series, which I also love. And of course the HP books made my list, too! Cinder is another great choice that I should have put in.

  4. Aws I love some of those. The friendships in the In Death series are amazing! I think that;'s my favorite series for secondary characters as a whole. So nicely done!

  5. Rose and Lissa have such a good friendship in the series! :) I think that has to be one of my favourite parts of it to be honest! :)

    I need to read cinder quite badly!

    Thanks for sharing & great TTT :)

    Alex @ The Shelf Diaries


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