Readers seem to prefer books when the introduction gives away the ending.
Although many people think that flipping to the back of the book or knowing a story’s ending before it even starts will “spoil” it, a new study revealed knowing what happens in the end may actually help people enjoy a story even more.
Researchers from the University of California, San Diego added that this holds true for tales with ironic-twists, mysteries and suspenseful thrillers. Read the rest of the article to find out what else they observed about readers.
As a reader, do you agree or disagree with their findings?
What favorite stories with “twists” or “surprise endings” can you recommend?
Do you think you would have enjoyed these books more if you knew what was coming?