Literary Hunk of the Month

Admit it–you’ve had a crush on a fictional character. It’s nothing to be embarrassed about. Here at Book Perfume, we embrace those passions by honoring a literary hunk every month…because the fact that he only exists on paper shouldn’t stop us from obsessing.


June – Nicholas Young, Crazy Rich Asians trilogy by Kevin Kwan

May – Matthew Clairmont, All Souls trilogy by Deborah Harkness


March Hunkness: Champion of Hunks 2018 – Roger Wakefield, Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon

March – Ambulance Sam, After You and Still Me by Jojo Moyes


December – George Knightley, Emma by Jane Austen

November – John Brooke, Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

October – Heathcliff, Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

September – Prince Freddie of Wales, The Royal We by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan

August – Caspian Harrison, Tiny Little Thing by Beatriz Williams

July – Dex Thaler, Something Borrowed by Emily Giffin

March Hunkness –  CHAMPION OF HUNKS – Jamie Fraser, Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon

February – Lord Melbourne, Victoria by Daisy Goodwin

January – George Wickham, Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen


December – Modern-day Dr. Fitzwilliam Darcy, Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld

October – Dr. Alex Brandt, Stay by Allie Larkin

August – Will Traynor, Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

July – Hareton Earnshaw, Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

May – Cooper Cartwright, Heather Wells Mysteries series by Meg Cabot

April – Doctor Yuri Zhivago, Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak

March – Ralph de Bricassart, The Thorn Birds by ColleenMcCullough

February – Ross Poldark, Poldark series by Winston Graham

January – Fitzwilliam Darcy, Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen


December – Roger Wakefield, Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon

November – Gale Hawthorne, The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins

October – Jack Mac, Big Stone Gap series by Adriana Trigiani

September  – Laurie Laurence, Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

August – Stephen Colly, I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith

July – Jay Gatsby, The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

June – Noel Airman, Marjorie Morningstar by Herman Wouk

May – George Emerson, A Room with a View by E.M. Forster

April – Willoughby of Allenham, Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

March – Rhett Butler, Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

February – Edward Fairfax Rochester, Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

January – Captain Frederick Wentworth, Persuasion by Jane Austen


December – Mark Darcy, Bridget Jones’s Diary and Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason by Helen Fielding

November – Jamie Fraser, Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon

October – Luke Brandon, Shopaholic series by Sophie Kinsella

September –  Professor Friedrich Bhaer, Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

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