Happy Tuesday, reader friends! I’m linking up with That Artsy Reader Girl again for Top Ten Tuesday & the topic this week is: “Character Traits I Love.” Rather than attempting a list of character traits and risk leaving some off then kicking myself for it later, I’ve chosen to feature just one of my favorite character traits — sacrificial love! This character trait always reminds me of Christ’s sacrifice and teaching to love others in service.
“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.” (John 15:13 KJV)
Given the nature of this character trait, I will not be listing the individual character names or teasers for each story in order to avoid spoilers. These stories don’t all feature life or death sacrifices… some characters sacrifice their dreams or make a physical sacrifice for those they love, others are simply willing to do so. As always, you can learn more about each story by clicking on the cover to read my review or other feature post (and these are listed in no particular order).
sacrificial love in fiction: all gave some, some gave all
A Flight of Arrows & Many Sparrows by Lori Benton
Evermore by Jody Hedlund
The Lady & the Lionheart by Joanne Bischof
The Lacemaker by Laura Frantz
Hidden Among the Stars & Memories of Glass by Melanie Dobson
Whose Waves These Are by Amanda Dykes
Out of Darkness by Erynn Newman
Dead Drift by Dani Pettrey
Castle on the Rise by Kristy Cambron
Thirst of Steel & Storm Rising by Ronie Kendig
What are some of your favorite character traits, reader friends?
Do you love elements of sacrificial love in fiction? Which titles would you add to this list?