I was in a group conversation with Esme from the Stabby award-winning blog, The Weatherwax Report when she said that she wanted to do a “fuck counter”. I thought that was a great idea, so I decided to go through all 10 SPFBO finalists and plot the swearing and cursing and all those four letter words. But all credit to the idea goes to Esme.
Without further ado, let’s get started. I want to quickly note here that I only accounted for “real” swear words. Invented swear words, if they occurred, were not counted.
- Every book had some form of swearing in it. If a book only had one swear-word, it occurred at least twice in the novel.
- Where Loyalties Lie gave the most fucks.
- Where Loyalties Lie also had the most swearing out of any of the books.
- Tiger Lily and The Way Into Chaos are practically…
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