You think of your favorite characters as some of your closest friends.
1. At least once, you’ve gone into mourning after finising a book you really loved.
“I CANT BELIEVE I’M NEVER GOING TO SEE HERMIONE AND HARRY AGAIN!!! ? ? ?”
2. And you talk about characters in books as if they were your close friends.
“I thought it was absurd what Mr. Darcy did at that dance…”