Thursday, February 16, 2012

Feature and Follow (3)

Hi Fellow Readers! Happy Friday

I love doing this hop. The last two times I done it have been great and I am excited to do it a third time.

Feature and Follow is a weekly meme hosted by AllisonCanRead and Parajunkee. 

The question of the week is:

I like unique names for characters and am looking forward to coming up with some when I start writing. What's the most unique character name you've come across? 

My answer: 

I have found names to be a very important part of a character. I always love discovering new names.I have not come across many or the most unusual names in the books I read. Still, some names I like that are not found in many books is Balthazar from Evernight by Claudia Gray and Okechuwuku from the Ivy Series by Lauren Kunze and Rina Onur. Funny, both of those characters are from book series I love. 

What are the most unique character names that you have come across?
Thanks for visiting my blog! 


  1. Hi & Happy Friday!

    Those names are certainly unique :)

    My FF,

    Have a great weekend.

  2. Whoa! Those names are definitely original! I have Evernight on my Kindle, and I have to get around to reading it!

    Thanks so much for following me, I'm following back!

  3. Following. Okechuwuku is incredible!

  4. Okechuwuku is certainly unqiue! Oh, I just got Everneath today! So excited to read it!
    My FF

  5. Hi..all are new ones for me. I like it. Here is my Feature & Follow. I am already your GFC follower, so now following via Linky! I would love, if you could follow my blog.

    Vidya @ Books Are Magic

  6. Isn't Balthazar a fallen angel or something?


  7. Okechuwaiwa? What a crazy ass name! lol! I'm a new follower on the blog here, why don't you check out mine

  8. Hey New follower here!!! YAY!!! Wow now that is a crazy name.

    Ali @Ali's Bookshelf

  9. Hopping through. Those are unique names, especially Okechuwuku! ^_^ What a crazy name! Haha. :) Good choices!

    Have a great weekend!

    Pam | jelly loves books

  10. I'm not even going to try and re-type that one name but I've always loved the name Balthazar. There are just same names I run across that I can't even pronounce in my head that I just skim over - I hate when that happens!

    New follower! My FF

    Have a great weekend, too!! Kristin @myparahangover

  11. Good post! There are so many unique names in books now that it's almost difficult to think of one. I like Terrible from Stacia Kane's Downside Ghosts story and Annabelle, Hitch and Tucker from Stacey Jay's Annabelle Lee series. Those names aren't too unique, but they are different.

    Here's our FF

    Have a great weekend!

    Jamie @Addicted2Heroines

  12. Very unique names, have a happy Friday!

  13. Hi!! new follower, Okechuwuku?, now that's a unique name :) Have a great weekend.

    Here is my Follow Friday

    ♥ Book nerds are pretty too

  14. Those are some awesome names!
    I LOVE unique character names!

    Have a FABULOUS Friday!!!! :D


  15. Awesome post and great choices!!
    Happy reading and thanks for stopping by :)

  16. Thanks to everyone who stopped by! I love all the unique names I discovered today. Most of the characters called Okechuwuku, OK in the book series because his name is so hard to pronounce.

  17. Both of those names are definitely unique! I wouldn't even begin to know how to pronounce Okechuwuku :) Thanks for stopping by and for the follow! *New Follower*

  18. Balthazar:

    Perhaps Shanan is thinking of Belteshazzar, i.e., prince of Bel, or Bel protect the king! That is the Babylonian name given to Daniel of the Bible when he served in captivity.

    There is also a neo-Babylonian king, Belshazzar, in the Bible.

    I am a new follower playing catch up on Monday.

  19. You are probably right. I never heard of Belteshazzar before. thanks for the information.



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