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I want to cry big real tears at a book please!

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ThenLaterWhenItGotDark Sat 12-Sep-15 18:24:08

Just that. Can be proper literature or supermarket chick lit. But I want to need tissues.

SasherinSuite Sat 12-Sep-15 18:26:07

The Fault in our Stars.

BertieBotts Sat 12-Sep-15 18:26:51

Yep. I cried at that one.

Tory79 Sat 12-Sep-15 18:27:43

Marley and me - I bawled like a baby!

moocowmrs Sat 12-Sep-15 18:29:01

wild, I recently cried real tears x

SasherinSuite Sat 12-Sep-15 18:29:21

Glad it wasn't just me blush

ChristineDePisan Sat 12-Sep-15 18:30:30

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

Ann Frank's Diary

Sophie's Choice

Charlotte's Web

PS I Love You

Angela's Ashes

SenecaFalls Sat 12-Sep-15 18:31:29

Little Women always does it for me.

nothruroad Sat 12-Sep-15 18:31:34

The latest Freya North one whose name escapes me at the moment.

MythicalKings Sat 12-Sep-15 18:32:41

Ring of Bright Water

MrsEvadneCake Sat 12-Sep-15 18:32:55

The Death and Life of Charlie St Cloud.

thehypocritesoaf Sat 12-Sep-15 18:33:56

Suite francaise?


Twistedheartache Sat 12-Sep-15 18:34:19

The book thief - snivelled my way to & from work

Sycamoretrees Sat 12-Sep-15 18:36:20

My Best Friends Girl by Dorothy Koomson.

HippyChickMama Sat 12-Sep-15 18:38:39

Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks

DuchessofMalfi Sat 12-Sep-15 18:39:24

Tess of the D'Urbervilles is the first one that comes to mind, and then Schindler's Ark by Thomas Kenneally.

The Blackwater Lightship by Colm Toibin made me cry big fat tears - and I never cry at books grin

Keysies Sat 12-Sep-15 18:41:29

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee. Tess of the d'Urbervilles. The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio. Finding Peggy.

Brightonhome Sat 12-Sep-15 18:42:12

Me Before You by JoJo Moyes
Had me blind with tears.

mumofthemonsters808 Sat 12-Sep-15 18:43:53

The Good Father

ItStillLooksLikeRainDear Sat 12-Sep-15 18:46:14

Another vote for Tess of the D'Urbervilles... I cried buckets.

Gasp0deTheW0nderD0g Sat 12-Sep-15 18:47:48

Wind in the Willows does it for me... don't know why!

Sharkteeth Sat 12-Sep-15 18:48:20

Tell the Wolves I'm home. I cried for days after finishing that.

BoreOfWhabylon Sat 12-Sep-15 18:48:46

Doomsday Book - Connie Willis

BrandNewAndImproved Sat 12-Sep-15 18:49:39

Where women are kings. It's a proper crier.

MairzyDoats Sat 12-Sep-15 18:50:31

There's a book called Tully by Paulina Simons that made me bawl. It's a good book too.

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