Friday, May 10, 2013

Feature and Follow - Favorite Fictional Mom

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This is a tough one for me - most of my favorite books featuring youthful protagonists have missing mothers - To Kill a Mockingbird, Treasure Island, Oliver Twist, for example.

Mrs. Weasley is a good choice as she has many of the classical good features of a mother - caring, interested, multi-faceted. However, I didn't read all the books - just saw the movies.

A "left-field" choice is Mrs. Quimby from the popular Ramona series by Bevely Cleary.

Looking forward to reading your choices and your comments on mine!


  1. I really love Mrs. Weasley :)

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    Christie @ The Shadower's Shelf

  2. A popular pick today.

  3. Top pick so far is Mrs. Weasley! I don't have one in particular as they vary from book to book. An awesome mom is an awesome mom. :)

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    Sandra @ SSBF Blog

  4. I always wanted Mrs. Quimby for my Mom growing up...Great Answer!!!

    Bethany @ Bythebookful

  5. I've never read that book. Darn!

    Julianna Smith

  6. I love Mrs. Weasley and Mrs. Quimby. Didn't even think of Mrs. Quimby! Great choices!

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    My FF Jennifer @ Donnie Darko Girl