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Let's play MEMORY. Without looking, do you know what color hair the MC of the novel you're reading has?
Cristin: I'm actually reading a memoir at the moment that I got FROM THE AUTHOR at BEA, so I'd be sort of a terrible person if I didn't remember that his hair is black. (Life After Death by Damien Echols, highly recommended!)
Katy: I'm currently reading The Book Thief and I'm certain that MC Liesel Meminger is a blondie. Thank goodness, too, because this book's set in Nazi Germany.
Alison: Ginger? Ginger blonde maybe? I'm terrible at details. Terrible.
Alexandra: Yes. She's got dark dark dark brown hair.
Karen: Yup, she's a sun-streaked blonde.
Matt: It's never mentioned, but I picture her with sort of mousey-brown or dirty blond hair.
Sara: NO. I totally can’t. Not because it isn’t mentioned (though it might not be) but because 1) it’s hard for me to recall when I’m not directly reading--and even more because 2) unless I’m slammed over the head with the description of a character, I tend to make my own mind up about what I think they look like as I read. It’s weird.
Jessica: I'm in between books right now, but I'm pretty sure that the MC of One Moment by Kristina McBride, Maggie, was blonde. Yeah...I'm pretty sure.