Do you love a book that just tears down all your walls and makes you cry? Some weekends or holidays set people in the mood for a book that they need to read alone because books that sad do not make for good company. These are books that just might leave you curled up in a ball, eating too much ice cream, and all out of tissues. Books that make your eyes well up just thinking about them. these are books that make you really cry, not just the token two or three tears or sniffles, I am talking full blown ugly crying. Sounds like torture, I know, but sometimes you just need a good cry. If you find yourself needing that kind of read, these books are sure to deliver.
1. The Fault in our Stars by John Green
2. Hopeless by Colleen Hoover
3. Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
4. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
5. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
6. Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
7. If I Stay by Gayle Forman
8. Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
9. The Road by Cormac McCarthy
10. Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
For more sob worthy reads that stick with you check out: Night by Elie Wiesel, Where the red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls, Room by Emma Donoghue, The Sea of Tranquility by Katja Millay, The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell, See You at Harry’s by Jo Knowles, Islands in the Stream by Ernest Hemingway, My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult, Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro, A Widow’s Story: a Memoir by Joyce Carol Oates, Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson, The Giver by Lois Lowry, or Where She Went by Gayle Forman. This is far from a comprehensive list, so if you have a book that you love that also happened to make you cry ugly tears please share it in the comments!