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3 Books With Plot Twists & Endings That I Didn’t See Coming

There are many people who can say they saw a plot twist or a surprise ending coming – I’m not one of those, and even when on the few occasions that I do get it, I enjoy the journey just as much as the destination. Here are 3 books with surprise plot twiststhat I didn’t see coming!

Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn

Nick’s wife Amy is missing. That’s all you need to know – well that, and you should also know that reading this book is like going on a roller-coaster ride. This book is total mind-fuckery! There is just no better way to put it. The author did an excellent job of teasing out the story, giving us a slow buildup to some startling revelations … and more … and then more. And guess what – the characters are all so damn UNLIKABLE!

A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice & Fire #3), George R.R. Martin

This is the 3rd book in the A Song of Ice & Fire series (a.k.a Game of Thrones series), and each book is a gazillion pages. But, the tv adaptation of the series is excellent (but very gory), and this is one of the few times I’d say, the on screen version is just as good (better in some cases) than the books. Now – about the book … there aren’t too many times that a book makes me exclaim out loud – but in A Storm of Swords … the “Red Wedding” – I did NOT see that coming. You would think that having read the first 2 books I would now that George Martin is ruthless with his characters … but I was still surprised and wholly unprepared.

Of the five contenders for power, one is dead, another in disfavor, and still the wars rage as alliances are made and broken. Joffrey sits on the Iron Throne, the uneasy ruler of the Seven Kingdoms. His most bitter rival, Lord Stannis, stands defeated and disgraced, victim of the sorceress who holds him in her thrall. Young Robb still rules the North from the fortress of Riverrun. Meanwhile, making her way across a blood-drenched continent is the exiled queen, Daenerys, mistress of the only three dragons still left in the world. And as opposing forces manoeuver for the final showdown, an army of barbaric wildlings arrives from the outermost limits of civilization, accompanied by a horde of mythical Others—a supernatural army of the living dead whose animated corpses are unstoppable. As the future of the land hangs in the balance, no one will rest until the Seven Kingdoms have exploded in a veritable storm of swords…

Liar, Justine Larbalesteir

Micah will freely admit that she’s a compulsive liar, but that may be the one honest thing she’ll ever tell you. Over the years she’s duped her classmates, her teachers, and even her parents, and she’s always managed to stay one step ahead of her lies. That is, until her boyfriend dies under brutal circumstances and her dishonesty begins to catch up with her. But is it possible to tell the truth when lying comes as naturally as breathing?

What a head trip of a book! The main character tells us right upfront that she’s a pathological liar, and little she says can be believed, but when that plot twist came, it caught me completely unawares. Out of my mouth came … “whaatttt???!!!” And what makes it worse – the girl lies all the time, so at the end of the book, I still don’t know if what she said is for real or not.

Did you read any of these books? What book have you read lately that surprised the heck out you with the plot twist?

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