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Question: Despite numerous complaints, why do authors continually create YA heroines who fall for the jerk hero?
(Credit goes to: Tori from Book Faery)
My Answer: Good question Tori! I can't speak for all females, but I admit I do have the tendency to fall for jerks. Yes, I might be engaged to a sweet guy but trust me he has his evil moments. In the past, all I did was fall for the mysterious, bad boy who later turned out to be a cheater, liar or possible con artist (don't ask.) So, I can understand why authors create heroines who fall for the wrong guy. It's a realistic scenario that probably happens everyday. I especially enjoy reading it in YA sometimes, if it's well written of course. It keeps the story amusing and I always hope the fatuous hero will be so smitten by the protagonist he'll change his ways. But, we all know they never change (no offense to any of the guys that follow my blog!) Overall, authors probably find inspiration from there ex boyfriends and that's why the hero's are douches. :)
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