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19th Apr '17 11:27:06 AM BeerBaron
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* In ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIIMorrowind'', Edwinna Elbert, Stewardess of the Ald-Ruhn Mages Guild Hall, fancies herself quite the expert on [[OurDwarvesAreDifferent Dwemer]] technology and reads every book she can on the subject. A few of her quests task you with acquiring (or [[GottaHaveItGonnaStealIt outright stealing]]) books for her to read.

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* In ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIIMorrowind'', ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIIMorrowind'':
** Jobasha, proprietor of "Jobasha's Rare Books" in Vivec, is ''the'' shining example of a Bookworm in the game. He is involved (directly or otherwise) with just about every quest in the game that requires finding a rare book. He has over 60 books available for purchase (with the exact number depending on which quests you have active).
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Edwinna Elbert, Stewardess of the Ald-Ruhn Mages Guild Hall, fancies herself quite the expert on [[OurDwarvesAreDifferent Dwemer]] technology and reads every book she can on the subject. A few of her quests task you with acquiring (or [[GottaHaveItGonnaStealIt outright stealing]]) books for her to read.read.
** Skink-in-Tree's-Shade, Master Wizard at the Wolverine Hall (Sadrith Mora) Guild Hall, asks you to find several rare (and forbidden) books during his quest line. He also operates a small bookselling service.
19th Apr '17 8:52:29 AM BeerBaron
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* In ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIIMorrowind'', Edwinna Elbert, Stewardess of the Ald-Ruhn Mages Guild Hall, fancies herself quite the expert on [[OurDwarvesAreDifferent Dwemer]] technology and reads every book she can on the subject. A few of her quests task you with acquiring (or [[GottaHaveItGonnaStealIt outright stealing]]) books for her to read.
1st Apr '17 11:29:22 AM MichaelKatsuro
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* Madeline from ''Literature/EverythingEverything'' is confined to her house, and hasn't got anything much to do but read.
23rd Mar '17 6:13:53 PM EnglishGuruLady
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* Belle from ''Once Upon a Time.'' She's Storybrooke's librarian and a tireless researcher, and her most prized possession is a novel titled ''Her Handsome Hero.''


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* Chava of ''Fiddler on the Roof'' is said to be a BookWorm. In fact, that's how she first bonds with the guy who eventually becomes her husband. He mentions often noticing her at the bookseller's.
* It's not mentioned in any of the movie versions, but some stage plays of ''Annie'' have an orphan named Kate in the cast. She's described as a dreamy BookWorm with a great imagination.
* Marian Paroo or Marian the Librarian of ''The Music Man,'' naturally.
* Yentl of the eponymous musical, so much that she [[spoiler: disguises herself as a boy after her father's death, just so she can go to yeshiva and study.]]
10th Mar '17 6:04:36 PM Pichu-kun
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* The children's book ''A Sister More Like Me,'' which is a tie-in for ''Frozen,'' describes Elsa as a BookWorm and diligent student.

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* The children's book ''A Sister More Like Me,'' Me'' (which is based on an earlier version of the film's script), which is a tie-in for ''Frozen,'' ''Disney/{{Frozen}},'' describes Elsa as a BookWorm and diligent student.student. This wasn't included in the film itself but was also referenced in a CutSong "More Than Just A Spare".






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** Maria is this way in ''VideoGame/HarvestMoonMagicalMelody''. In ''VideoGame/HarvestMoonSNES'' she was a highly religious woman who hanged around the local church. In ''Magical Melody'' there is no church so she was [[CompositeCharacter mixed]] with her granddaughter to become the local librarian. Maria absolutely loves books.

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** Maria is this way in ''VideoGame/HarvestMoonMagicalMelody''. In ''VideoGame/HarvestMoonSNES'' ''VideoGame/HarvestMoon1'' she was a highly religious woman who hanged around the local church. In ''Magical Melody'' there is no church so she was [[CompositeCharacter mixed]] with her granddaughter to become the local librarian. Maria absolutely loves books.
6th Mar '17 7:05:20 PM nombretomado
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* [[MarxBrothers Groucho Marx]] was an avid reader, something reinforced when he had to drop out of school and do vaudeville full time to support his family. He said he tried to read a new book every day, and that the proudest moment of his career was the Library of Congress choosing one of his books to be preserved for historical significance.

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* [[MarxBrothers [[Creator/MarxBrothers Groucho Marx]] was an avid reader, something reinforced when he had to drop out of school and do vaudeville full time to support his family. He said he tried to read a new book every day, and that the proudest moment of his career was the Library of Congress choosing one of his books to be preserved for historical significance.
15th Feb '17 8:21:06 AM annette12
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%% * Brick from ''Series/TheMiddle'' enjoys reading and quoting his books.
* Like her Disney counterpart, Belle from ''Series/OnceUponATime'' is a bookworm.

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books. His speech to Axl in "Twenty Years" is about how he reads so much because he doesn't have many friends. One episode shows him reading ''while riding a bike.''
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Like her Disney counterpart, Belle from ''Series/OnceUponATime'' is a bookworm.
7th Feb '17 7:33:20 AM gb00393
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** When Davos refuses the book she offers him, Shireen gets a looks that scream, "How could anyone refuse a book? Books are awesome!" Since it's all she seems to do, she's probably more well-read as a teen than half the nobility of Westeros.

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** When Davos refuses the book she offers him, Shireen gets gives a looks look that scream, screams, "How could anyone refuse a book? Books are awesome!" Since it's all she seems to do, she's probably more well-read as a teen than half the nobility of Westeros.
7th Feb '17 7:33:20 AM gb00393
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29th Jan '17 11:27:47 AM Xtifr
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* Nodoka of ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'', to the point that she has the nickname "Honya", (Japanese for "bookshop"). And indeed, she [[HotLibrarian works in a library]] and can often be seen carrying enormous stacks of books around.

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* Nodoka of ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'', ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'':
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to the point that she has the nickname "Honya", (Japanese for "bookshop"). And indeed, she [[HotLibrarian works in a library]] and can often be seen carrying enormous stacks of books around.



** And (two of) the three Paper Sisters from the (same universe, but not a sequel) ''ReadOrDream'' series are the same way. If all three were, their knee-jerk response to the commonly presented choice of "buy books or buy food" might be less comedic...

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** * And (two of) the three Paper Sisters from the (same universe, but not a sequel) ''ReadOrDream'' ''Anime/ReadOrDream'' series are the same way. If all three were, their knee-jerk response to the commonly presented choice of "buy books or buy food" might be less comedic...



* Joshua Christopher from ''Manga/ChronoCrusade'' is one, particularly as a kid.

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* Mariposa and Prince Carlos from ''WesternAnimation/BarbieMariposa'' like reading.

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* Maria Posada from ''WesternAnimation/TheBookOfLife'', is said to read for fun.

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* Umberto in ''Film/AnotherTimeAnotherPlace''.

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* Kendra from ''Literature/{{Fablehaven}}'' is this.

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* Jo of ''Literature/LittleWomen''

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* Mallory in ''Literature/TheBabySittersClub''.

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* PeterPaysTribute has Matt, who is more comfortable with books than he is with people.
* Nita from Literature/YoungWizards. It's apparently very common for wizards.

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* PeterPaysTribute ''Literature/PeterPaysTribute'' has Matt, who is more comfortable with books than he is with people.
* Nita from Literature/YoungWizards.''Literature/YoungWizards''. It's apparently very common for wizards.



* Lori Shepherd from the ''AuntDimity'' series. She has some expertise in rare books and used to word for an academic expert. She is often drawn to the libraries in houses where she is staying. She is even asked to assess the books in an old house in ''Aunt Dimity Beats the Devil''.

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* Lori Shepherd from the ''AuntDimity'' ''Literature/AuntDimity'' series. She has some expertise in rare books and used to word for an academic expert. She is often drawn to the libraries in houses where she is staying. She is even asked to assess the books in an old house in ''Aunt Dimity Beats the Devil''.



* Roddy [=McDowell=] as The Bookworm in the 1966 ''Series/{{Batman}}'' TV series.

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* Brick from ''Series/TheMiddle'' enjoys reading and quoting his books.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'' has [[MeaningfulName Patchouli Knowledge,]] who lives in her own personal GreatBigLibraryOfEverything, filled with fire-and-waterproof books ''many of which she authored herself'' during her hundred-year-long bout with being a hikkikomori. While the most extreme, she isn't the only bookworm, but being a total SquishyWizard, Patchouli is most identified with books.

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Patchouli Knowledge,]] who lives in her own personal GreatBigLibraryOfEverything, filled with fire-and-waterproof books ''many of which she authored herself'' during her hundred-year-long bout with being a hikkikomori. While the most extreme, she isn't the only bookworm, but being a total SquishyWizard, Patchouli is most identified with books.



* If the rather packed libraries she has in her house are any indication - and she seems intelligent enough for them to be - Lara Croft of ''Franchise/TombRaider'' fame may also apply in her non-adventuring hours. Though it's possible many (if not all) of them just pertain to whatever relic or artifact she may be pursuing at the moment.



* In an episode of the Czech animated series ''StaflikAndSpagetka'', one of the dog protagonists is made into a complete Bookworm by a particularly fascinating book, filling the trope to a T.

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* In an episode of the Czech animated series ''StaflikAndSpagetka'', ''WesternAnimation/StaflikAndSpagetka'', one of the dog protagonists is made into a complete Bookworm by a particularly fascinating book, filling the trope to a T.



* Twilight Sparkle from ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic''. Bonus points for actually living in a library. Probably the most ridiculous case involves her literally having a slumber party by the book.

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Twilight Sparkle from ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic''.Sparkle. Bonus points for actually living in a library. Probably the most ridiculous case involves her literally having a slumber party by the book.



* Phoebe Hyerdahl of ''Hey Arnold'' fits as well.

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