On Dead Girls

You should all know by now that one of the things I dislike in fiction is books where A Girl Dies (usually in a Country Town) and a Boy spends 250 pages Figuring Out How He Feels About It. Not that this kind of story isn't a valid one, there's just a disturbingly high number of dead girls in fiction. Here's some statistical fun:

From Google Ngram viewer, where I suspect I could lose hours of my life.