Of late I've read a lot of articles expounding on the need for unlikable female characters and if you need an example of this I suggest you pick up the graphic novel/comic* Seconds by Bryan Lee O'Malley.What I like about the character Katie, is that she is everyday unlikable: arrogant, selfish, unaware, and deeply unwilling to analyze her actions. She is human. She is in fact a chef. If you have a read enough professional chef memoirs you will realize that these aspects are
Overall Seconds is an enjoyable and beautifully illustrated graphic novel. I did like that it was not a part of a larger series but instead a standalone graphic novel. Part of me wanted a little more emotional depth in all of the characters.
Recommendations to go with Seconds:
Relish: My Life in the Kitchen by Lucy Knisley
Age of License: A Travelogue by Lucy Knisley
Saga by Brian K. Vaughan
Rat Queens by Kurtis J. Wiebe
*I'm not sure what to call this type of book anymore.