Eyerollers and Wallbangers

book basket After reading Rike’s hilarious blog on phrases we never see in romance novels and then all the other great additions by AAR readers, I started thinking about what brings me out of the story, and what I will accept. I wish that there was another saying, but suspending disbelief, overused as it is, explains exactly what problem we have as readers. It is readers’ shorthand for saying, “This plot device or action is just too ridiculous for me to believe.”