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For many people, books are the perfect means of escape from the everyday world. Whether you’re trying to live a fantastical life through the words of a creative author or trying to leave your worries behind, a book is often the best and most powerful tool. Contained within a book is a completely different world that is filled with characters, settings, and stories that are worth getting lost in. Many fictional characters, just like us, enjoy reading and joining the imaginary world of a book. The characters on this list are voracious readers, whether it’s for knowledge or pleasure.

Characters like Lisa Simpson, Rory Gilmore, and Daria Morgendorffer always have their noses in a book. Klaus Baudelaire, from A Series of Unfortunate Events and Hermione Granger, from the Harry Potter series, use their love for reading to get out of tricky situations all the time. Beauty and the Beast’s Belle fell in love with a monster at least partially because of his enormous library. Matilda Wormwood even grew supernatural powers because of her reading habit.

Who is your favorite fictional reader? Vote up the best fictional characters who loves reading below.

Hermione Granger is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Beloved Fictional Bookworms
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Hermione Granger


Hermione Jean Granger is a fictional character in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. She initially appears in the first novel, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, as a new student on her way to Hogwarts. After Harry and Ron save her from a mountain troll in the girls' toilets, she becomes ...more

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Appears In: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part I, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, + more

Powers/Abilities: Magic in Harry Potter

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Belle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Beloved Fictional Bookworms
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Belle


Belle is a fictional character from the TV program Once Upon a Time. ...more

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Appears In: Beauty and the Beast

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Matilda is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Beloved Fictional Bookworms
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Matilda


Matilda Wormwood is a fictional character from the 1996 comedy fantasy film Matilda. ...more

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Appears In: Matilda

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Tyrion Lannister is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Beloved Fictional Bookworms
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Tyrion Lannister


Tyrion Lannister is a fictional character in the A Song of Ice and Fire series of fantasy novels by American author George R. R. Martin, and its television adaptation Game of Thrones. Based on an idea that came to Martin while writing the 1981 novel Windhaven, Tyrion has been called one of the ...more

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Appears In: Game of Thrones, A Song of Ice and Fire

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