Rip It Or Ship It | Couples From Different Books [TAG]

Rip It Or Ship It?

Hello bookworms! Today is Thursday and I can’t think of a discussion topic, so instead, I’m going to do something I’ve seen floating around the BookTube for a while now – the Rip It Or Ship It Tag! 
Basically what you do is you write down an even amount of characters from books you’ve read on individual pieces of paper, fold them and put them all together and then shuffle and pick out two names and discuss whether you ship the couple or rip the couple! They can be from any and all books of your choice. 

Let’s do this! 

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Zoey from the House of Night series & Juliette from the Shatter Me trilogy

Hm… These two characters are both strong and both very powerful. I think they would compliment each other well. They both strive to be a good person and do good things with their power and as a duo, I think they would be pretty awesome. So, I ship this! 

Chaol from the Throne of Glass series & Tessa from the Infernal Devices trilogy

Oooooh! First of all, I love Chaol. He is strong, loyal, dedicated to his duties. I think he and Tessa would make a really great couple. Tessa is also a really strong character, determined and I can really imagine the two of them together. In a way, Chaol reminds me of Jem too. So, I SHIP THIS. 

Tris from the Divergent trilogy & Prince Maxon from The Selection series

Oh my. I honestly am not sure what I think about these two together. Tris is a bit of a daredevil, she’s tough and willing to go to extremes, as seen in Divergent. Maxon is so incredibly sweet and a prince charming in all aspects. I don’t think Maxon could really keep up with Tris and vice versa. Tris would probably get bored of Maxon, in my opinion. So, I’ll have to rip this. 

Mare from Red Queen & Jem from The Infernal Devices trilogy

Um, okay I don’t know. I love Jem. He’s a sweet heart, he’s so kind, charming and noble. Mare is… well, I think she’s caught up with enough guys as it is. Mare is very indecisive, but I think they might do well together. I don’t know. Maybe. I think Mare would really like Jem, if she managed to not change her mind. So I’m not sure, I think I’ll rip this but tell me what you guys think!

America from The Selections series & Aragorn from The Lord of the Rings


Leo Valdez from The Heroes of Olympus series & Dorian from Throne of Glass

Oh my goodness, I can see this working. Leo is my baby, I love him to death. He’s so funny, a little sarcastic. Dorian is our prince. He’s kind and he’s a smooth talker. I can see them bringing out the best in each other, I think it would be a good relationship! I ship it! XD

Celaena from Throne of Glass & Magnus Bane from The Mortal Instruments

I don’t know what to say about this. I think Magnus would be totally into Celaena. But Celaena? I don’t think she would really be into Magnus and all his glitter. Also, she probably wouldn’t like his preferences in past suitors. Magnus might be a little thrown off by Celaena’s aggressiveness, sarcastic nature and tendency for violence. So I’d have to say, I rip this. 

Warner from Shatter Me & Raffe from the Penryn and the End of Days trilogy

Oh my gosh, hold on and let me breath. *Laughs for 5 minutes straight*. Now this is hilarious. Can you just imagine possessive Warner, trying to get Raffe to admit to wanting him and being with him? Just… just imagine it. HAHAHA. Oh, and the way Raffe would react. Oh my, I can’t handle it, I can’t stop laughing. I rip this so much. 

Margo from Paper Towns & Will Herondale from The Infernal Devices

This might work. Maybe. Margo is all for adventure, and she’s slightly similar to Will. Will, as many of you know because I know many of you are big fans of Will, is sarcastic, witty and quite a brooding character, but he is a show off and loves to go off and fight demons and such. I can see them both being together, just because of their sense of adventure. I ship it? Maybe? 

Aphrodite from the House of Night series & Katniss from The Hunger Games

HA. Nope this won’t work. Aphrodite is a total b-word. Of course, she does have a little bit of a kindness, deep DEEP down inside but other than that, she’s snarky, sarcastic, quite a snob. Katniss would just not tolerate it. She’d probably run an arrow through Aphrodite’s heart the moment she opened her mouth. I rip it. 

Penryn from Angelfall & Cath from Fangirl

I can see this happening. Penryn is strong and sure of herself and I think she would really help Cath come out of her shell. I can see this working! I ship it. 

Feyre from A Court of Thorns and Roses & Arya from The Inheritance Cycle

Um… This could probably be like ACOTAR between two girls. Except Arya is not a beast, she’s an Elf. But I don’t think these two characters personalities would align very well. I think they would kind of clash. So I rip this. 

Peeta from The Hunger Games & Legolas from The Lord of the Rings

Oh my, I think this might be able to work out. Legolas is like, the male version of Katniss in a way that they both are bad-asses with a bow and arrow. Legolas is very quiet and brooding and Peeta is, well Peeta. I THINK I will ship this. 

Rowan from the Throne of Glass series & Kenji from Shatter Me

Oh my goodness gracious! This is fabulous! I’m giggling right now. Kenji is so funny, makes jokes out of everything. Rowan is a serious warrior. No way would Rowan be able to stand being with Kenji for even 10 minutes! They’re both so amazingly different, but maybe in this case we can say, opposites attract? Renji? I ship it!!!!

And there we have it. Here marks the end of this little tag thing. I really hope you enjoyed and I hope it gave you a laugh!

I beg you all to do this tag if it seems interesting for fun to you! I want to see what characters YOU put together!

And tell me in the comments if you agree or disagree with my choices! 

~ josiethebookworm xoxo

36 responses to “Rip It Or Ship It | Couples From Different Books [TAG]”

  1. Hi Josie! I just tagged you to do the Unpopular Opinions book tag if you haven’t done it yet. 🙂

    I really need to do this rip it and ship it book tag too! 🙂

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    1. Thank you darling! I can’t wait to do it! 🙂
      Yes yes, you must do this! I can’t wait to see what you come up with. xoxo ❤

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  5. I’m going to do this! And the only pairing here where I’ve read both the books is Margo/Will, and I agree… I can kinda ship it sort of maybe?

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    1. Yes! Please do it!
      Glad you agree!!! 😀

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  6. Totally will be doing this! It was so hilarious reading the ships and your replies to them! I especially laughed at the Maxon and Tris one haha. They definitely do not fit. I think that Celaena and Magnus would be great friends and I feel like they’d respect each other and can you imagine all the sass in their conversation! I also laughed at the Chaol and Tessa one but I don’t ship it at all lol I’m still on a no-likey ban with Chaol and I love Tessa but just with Will haha

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    1. Yay! I’m really looking forward to seeing yours.
      Yeah, no way do Maxon and Tris make a good pair.
      Oh my gosh you’re so right! They would be such great friends. I’d totally ship them as friends.
      Hahaha, oh fair enough! 😂
      Thanks for stopping by. xoxo

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  7. Such great matchups! 😀 Magnus & Celaena would be a hilarious disaster! I should definitely try this tag soon~ 😛

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    1. Thank you! They were totally unplanned and surprising which is the joy of this tag.
      I know right?! Melaena – or.. Cagnus? 😂 Oh my.
      Please do this tag, I’d love to see the couples you come up with. ❤

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  8. Ooh yes I could totally see Chaol and Tessa happening… although Will and Tessa are perfect for eachother! 🙂 And omg I literally burst into laughter at seeing Warner and Raffe!!! LOL nope nope nope can you just imagine what their relationship would be like?! XD This is such a fun tag, and I totally agree with your rips and ships. ❤

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    1. HAHAHA, I know right 😂 Warner and Raffe = Waffe? 😂
      It was really fun to do, please do it with the characters of your choice! 😀 ❤

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      1. Omg Waffe XD LOL too funny!
        Yes, I think I’m going to have to, it seems like so much fun! Thanks! ❤

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  9. So many of these combinations are so hilarious, I love this!!! This was SO MUCH fun to read, I think I might give this a try!
    And Warner and Raffe…*bursts out laughing* SO FUNNNNYYYY

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    1. They really are some funny combinations! Every time a new couple was picked out I burst out laughing. Raffe and Warner was the funniest thing ever! 😂
      Please do this tag!

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  10. I love watching this tag on Booktube! Most of the times I had only read a book with one of the characters in the ship, but I did really like Penryn and Cath. I think they’d be super cute together and I can’t explain why. Probably because Raffe is mine.

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    1. It’s one of my favourite videos to watch. I always find myself cracking a smile!
      Haha! Yep I know exactly what you mean. 😉


  11. This looks like such a fun tag! Love the choices that you got too!
    I would never ship Aragorn with America….EVERRRR! I wouldn’t wish America on anyone. lol.

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    1. Please do this tag! I’d love to see which characters you pick to do and who you end up putting together!
      I know right?! 😂 xoxo

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      1. I will definitely do this tag this weekend! 🙂

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  12. Omg Chaol and Tessa XD That’s perfect!! I really love how the randomness this tag provides fro some really funny combinations.

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    1. I know right?! 😁 I would love to see you do this tag – it would be great to see what characters you use and what couples you end up with! 😄

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      1. Ok, I’ll add to it my tag list!

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  13. I don’t know all the characters so I can’t do the tag but it was definitelly fun!

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    1. Oh no you can do any characters of your choice! Just pick as many as you want from your favourite books. I really would like to see you do it. xoxo

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      1. Oh I got it! Yeah ok I’ll do it then~

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  14. Wow! Aphrodite and Katniss, ha ha I can already see how it’s gonna turn out.Ok, seriously Magnus and celaena hmm… not bad I would definitely ship it cause I’m a girl who craves both humor and action LOL!.I agree with all your other ships and rips. 🙂

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    1. Haha I’m glad you agree!
      Magnus and Celaena.. I still don’t think that would end well! 😂
      Good to know you agree with them! xoxo

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  15. There are so many ships on here that I never thought of haha. Chaol and Tessa though… I’d totally ship it.

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    1. I know right? That’s the beauty of this tag! I tag you to do it if you feel compelled to! And yes, oh my gosh, totally ship them. What could their ship name be? Chessa?! 😀

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      1. I like the sound of Chessa! 😀 Or… Taol? XD I might do it! It looks like a fun tag to do 🙂

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        1. Hehe, I think they both sound good XD
          Yay! I hope you do it! xoxo

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