Books that make you cry
channelthirtytwo · 05/08/2017 19:26
Finished One last Summer at hideaway Bay in floods of tears and its left me wanting to read more emotional books. What are your top tips for tearjerkers please?
thepatchworkcat · 05/08/2017 19:29
The Time Traveller's Wife made me cry loads!
nibblingfingernails · 05/08/2017 19:40
Me before you made me howl - have never cried at a book before.
FreakinDeacon · 05/08/2017 19:42
A Thousand Splendid Suns
Me before You
Wheresthattomoibabber · 05/08/2017 19:47
Me before you.
tobee · 05/08/2017 19:51
The Right Stuff. On the tube to work. Many years ago.
JennyLane · 05/08/2017 19:57
Ps I love you. Breaks my heart every damn time!
Vanannabananna · 05/08/2017 19:58
Chinese Cinderella. Pages are marked from me crying!
Doilooklikeatourist · 05/08/2017 20:00
The lovely bones
When she meets her dog again ( I don't even like dogs )
muggymum · 05/08/2017 20:07
Thousand splendid suns 😢😢
Mupflup · 05/08/2017 20:11
A Little Life. The most heart wrenching thing I have read, I spent an entire Sunday in bed sobbing. Be warned though, it is utterly harrowing and unrelenting and I know a lot of people didn't like it. It stayed with me for weeks afterwards, I couldn't pick up another book.
Spam88 · 05/08/2017 20:18
The Fault In Our Stars, but frankly it made me cry too much. Also I cried for most of the last book of His Dark Materials.
CQ · 05/08/2017 20:24
Just finished A Little Life yesterday Mupflup - harrowing and unrelenting is spot on, but isn't it brilliant? I've never been so utterly drawn in and absorbed by characters. It's a similar feel to the Donna Tartt novels but SO much easier to read, I found. I was devastated by the end and now feel bereft. Keep thinking about it.
Other books that made me weep:
The Light between Oceans
My Sister's Keeper - the movie was rubbish but I defy anyone who's ever had a child in hospital to read this and remain dry-eyed
A Dog's Purpose
And agree with Me Before You and Birdsong, though they are poles apart in literary weight!
Havalina · 05/08/2017 20:25
Randomly, Bag of bones by Stephen King if you fancy something a bit different
UnaPalomaBlanca · 05/08/2017 20:28
Last act of love- Cathy Rentzenbrink. Not fiction.
CherriesInTheSnow · 05/08/2017 20:29
All the Light We Cannot See broke something in me :/
MadMags · 05/08/2017 20:33
The Great Gatsby
Me Before You
The Fault In Our Stars
Harry Potter from book 3 onwards!
PS I Love You
The Little Princess
God...loads more! I'm a cryer!
whenyouwish · 05/08/2017 20:41
My sisters keeper and me before you.
Doilooklikeatourist · 05/08/2017 20:58
Oh Little Women 💦Floods
I know it's a children's book , but..
the butterfly lion by Michael Morpurgo
Gone with the wind
TriskelArts · 05/08/2017 21:00
AL Kennedy, So I Am Glad.
Greenteandchives · 05/08/2017 21:04
Interestingly I have All the Light We Cannot See and The Light Between Oceans stacked up to read, sourced from charity shops. Looks like I had better choose the right time to read these.
RinonaWyder · 05/08/2017 21:07
Marley and Me. I've sworn to never read it again as I was in such a mess!
Artistic · 05/08/2017 22:28
The thornbirds. Heart breaker..
theredjellybean · 12/08/2017 21:19
Also 'I don't know how she does it' by Alison Pearson... Cus the protagonist reminded myself so much of me, and I realised how awful life was making me feel... I still cry thinking about that realisation
hollyisalovelyname · 13/08/2017 18:26
Gone With The Wind
The Lovely Bones
WhosTakingDeHorseToFrance · 13/08/2017 18:29
A Little Life
Utterly brilliant, heartbreaking.
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