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First love, lost love, still yearning-y type books recommendations please!

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ForYourDreamsAreChina Mon 05-Sep-11 15:24:12

I'm kind of thinking One Day (but without an arse of a bloke) I'm kind of thinking Bridges of Madison County (but without geriatrics) I'm kind of thinking Love Story (without death) I'm thinking Wuthering Heights (without the bonnet stuff)

I want to wallow dear Mumsnetters, I want to howl. I want to sit and listen to Leona Lewis (no, really) while sobbing into boxes of tissues.

Fill my Amazon basket with weepies please!

bagelmonkey Mon 05-Sep-11 18:22:04

After you'd gone by Maggie O Farrell?

bagelmonkey Mon 05-Sep-11 18:22:45

The time traveller's wife made me cry.

SayCoolNowSayWhip Mon 05-Sep-11 18:27:59

YY to both bagelmonkey's suggestions.

Harvesting the Heart by Jodi Picoult (not a typical JP formulaic)

Love the one You're With by Emily Giffin

Loads more but brain not working so here

MegBusset Mon 05-Sep-11 18:28:19

The French are good at this kind of thing. Try Le Grand Meaulnes by Alain-Fournier or Bonjour Tristesse by Francoise Sagan

SayCoolNowSayWhip Mon 05-Sep-11 18:29:59

PS - if you really want to wallow, try some City & Colour or <whispers> Adele

AtAmber Mon 05-Sep-11 18:44:01

Vince and Joy by Lisa Jewell. Ive read it a couple of times. It reminds me of my first teenage love!

ForYourDreamsAreChina Tue 06-Sep-11 09:59:02

Thank you lovelies! I've already cried at Vince and Joy- that is exactly the kind of hollering I want to do....and yes, Adele will do nicely in the background!

I think I read Bonjour Tristesse at school.....might dig that out again as well...

Any more?

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