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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 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 close friends with them and often uses her quick wit, deft recall, and encyclopaedic knowledge to help them. Rowling has stated that Hermione resembles her at a younger age, with her insecurity and fear of failure. ...more on Wikipedia

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

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

Appears In: Matilda

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Lisa Simpson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Beloved Fictional Bookworms
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Lisa Marie Simpson is a fictional character in the animated television series The Simpsons. She is the middle child of the Simpson family. Voiced by Yeardley Smith, Lisa first appeared on television in The Tracey Ullman Show short "Good Night" on April 19, 1987. Cartoonist Matt Groening created and designed her while waiting to meet James L. Brooks. Groening had been invited to pitch a series of shorts based on his comic Life in Hell, but instead decided to create a new set of characters. He named the elder Simpson daughter after his younger sister Lisa Groening. After appearing on The Tracey Ullman Show for three years, the Simpson family were moved to their own series on Fox, which debuted ...more on Wikipedia

Appears In: The Simpsons, The Tracey Ullman Show, The Simpsons Movie, Do the Bartman, The Simpsons

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