Hello to all of you amazing Hufflepuffs out there! Today’s post is just for you! We see you for your loyalty, hardwork, and kindness – a few things that this world could use a bit more of, especially right now.
1. The Half Bad Trilogy by Sally Green
I don’t really know if I can think of a more loyal and kind person than Gabriel from this series. His commitment and love for Nathan turned this series into more just a paranormal adventure. I think all Hufflepuffs would agree that that’s what being a Hufflepuff is all about.
2. Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
Oh, yes… Just thinking about Ari and Dante’s loyalty to one another is enough to bring tears to my eyes.
3. Me Before You by JoJo Moyes
Louisa’s hard work ethic, kindness, and her ability to stay true to herself is about as Hufflepuff as you can get. I mean, who doesn’t want to be best friends with her?!
4. The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner
Hufflepuffs, read this book and know that you’re with friends.
5. The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
I think it’s hard to picture Patroclus as anything other than a Hufflepuff. He went to war with Achilles even knowing how it was going to end. His love and loyalty spawned one of the greatest stories in the world.
6. The Infernal Devices Trilogy by Cassandra Clare
Some might disagree with me on this one and think that our young heroes and heroine belong in Gryffindor. But I am here to tell you that these three represent the very best Hufflepuff has to offer!
7. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
We all love to see the loyalty and strength that families provide. And I find a shining example of that is by the Dashwood sisters of Sense and Sensibility, both Hufflepuffs!
8. Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
Inman’s love and loyalty to Ada, mixed with hard work and determination, was the thing keeping him alive long enough to return from the War and home to his sweetheart. I think his quiet and resolute nature would be at home in Hufflepuff.
9. Matilda by Roald Dahl
I originally had Matilda as a Ravenclaw, due to her precocious love for books and learning. However, I finally decided that her kindness and truth to self shined too brightly to be ignored.
10. Forbidden by Tabitha Suzuma
Lochan and Maya’s loyalty to their family and all of their hard work in order to keep them together was one of the most beautiful stories that I read last year. There’s no doubt that those qualities as well as their kindness, would have left the Sorting Hat saying, “Hufflepuff!”
Do you agree with the books on my list? What are some other books that you think belong on here? Do you disagree with any? Let me know in the comments!