Janelle Tenner isn’t sure she trusts Intraverse Agent Taylor Barclay. There’s something about him that just rubs her the wrong way. But he’s got startling information about Janelle’s boyfriend, Ben. And if Janelle wants to save Ben, she’s going to have to team up with Barclay. But she doesn’t have to like it.
Janelle and Barclay’s witty banter helps to propel readers through Elizabeth Norris’ fast-paced novel, Unbreakable. Barclay fits perfectly into one of favorite character categories: Jerk with a heart of gold . . .
They’re arrogant. They’re snarky. They’re—
So. Dang. Adorable.
Check out our top six jerks below, and then vote for your favorite. Did we miss someone? Leave us a note in the comments!
Yes, he’s a thief. But Flynn Rider has a heart more gold than Rapunzel’s hair (prettyfreakinggold,guys). He learns the value of love and friendship and at the end of the movie, he’s a changed man. But we knew he was a good egg at the get-go.
Jack Sparrow: bringing sexy pirates back since 2003. He tries to make people think he’s ruthless and self-centered, but his mushy center is constantly oozing out and fooling no one.
We would never wish to be sick. That’s a horrible thing to say. But if we *were* sick and if we *had* to visit a doctor, it would be House. He can be as prickly and snarky as he wants, since he’s a raving genius.
Mai seems cold and calculating, a lackey of the big bad Princess Azula. Turns out her monotone voice is hiding a loving soul. She risks her life to turn on Azula and defend her love, Zuko.
He’s pig-headed. Spud-headed? He’s aggressive and a little weak-kneed. But he steps up for Andy and Woody. And when he meets his Mrs. Potato Head? Forget about it. He’d do anything to defend his woman.
He’s the prejudice, right? Or is he the pride? Either way, he’s handsome and rich, but before Elizabeth comes along, he’s snobbish and stand-offish. But then romanceromanceromance, error of his ways, he’s a changed man! Cue mass swooning.
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