#Booklover – Are You a Plot Twist Thrill Seeker? #TuesdayBookBlog #Bookish

#PlotTwist #Bibliophile #Bookish

Book reviews will resume next week. 

For now I think it is time to talk about those of us who love a good plot twist.

Important question: are you a plot twist thrill seeker? 

Check out the signs below to see whether you are one:

  1. You crave the rush of excitement and adrenalin from a good plot twist.
  2. You don’t want to read dull and predictable books.
  3. You are constantly searching for the ultimate plot twist. This means you are likely to have multiple books on the go
  4. You trawl through book reviews searching for phrases like ‘WOW – what a plot twist!’ and ‘OMG – I never saw that twist coming!’  Once spotted you hunt down, purchase and read it.
  5. While starting a good book you can be heard muttering things like; ‘I haven’t experienced a good twist in weeks!’
  6. Reading enjoyment for you comes from trying to work out what the plot twist will be and whether you will guess it.
  7. Sometimes your literary pleasure is dampened as you spend most of your time searching for what you believe to be foreshadowing and characters behaving oddly.
  8. You have a lot of respect for the few authors who have caught you off guard.
  9. You struggle to control your literary frustration if the plot twist was:
    • not there
    • not executed cleverly
    • just weak!  One of your pet hates in life is poorly constructed plot twists.
  10. You crave that glorious moment when you have been caught off guard, your jaw is on the floor in shock and you are busy flipping back to the previous pages wondering what the hell just happened. This to you is book magic!
  11. Your book reviews focus heavily on how you felt after the plot twist.
  12. You need a regular plot twist fix. If you don’t get your regular dose of literary thrill seeking you can get a bit moody.

A big shout out to all the cunning and mischievous authors who are currently rubbing their hands with glee, who have an evil glint in their eye and are about to write a fabulous plot twist!

Have a fabulous day!

 

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Lucy Mitchell lives in South Wales with her husband, her two teenage daughters, a giant labrador and a gang of unruly cats. Lucy is the author of the award winning blog, BlondeWriteMore and was a Featured Romance Author on Wattpad. When she’s not working or writing, Lucy can be found listening to audiobooks in a muddy field with her dog or sat outside her local pub in the sunshine enjoying a glass of wine. Her debut novel Instructions Falling In Love Again is OUT now and already pulling in some fabulous reviews ❤️

4 thoughts on “#Booklover – Are You a Plot Twist Thrill Seeker? #TuesdayBookBlog #Bookish

  1. One of my favourite shock twists is the moment the “little girl” … oops, better not say actually. But if you haven’t read it, I urge you to read Daphne du Maurier’s short story, ‘Don’t Look Now’ (famously turned into a movie with Donald Sutherland and Julie Christie). I still remember the last line of the story even though it’s around 30 years since I read it. Now that’s what I call memorable!!

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