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Ever cried at a book?

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Post by elinadsy » 18 Apr 2018, 00:18

JK Rowling's The Casual Vacancy, which I've only read once and found it too Much. A Spot of Bother by Mark Haddon had my cry as well, and that's a book I really recommend. He wrote The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime and is all around very good.

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Post by BethOLee » 18 Apr 2018, 22:23

I have cried for sadness and laughter. J K Rowling made me love characters that made me cry when they died throughout the series. I have cried in several romance novels depending on the issues the protagonists are dealing with.
Crying due to comedic situations and dialogue, I can depend on from Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum series in every book.

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Post by Annette Smith » 19 Apr 2018, 07:27

The last book I read was The eye of the Sheep, and it was pretty challenging. Themes of parent alcoholism and violence, along with the death of the "good" parent. I was strong for most of it, but came unstuck and the tears were flowing by the final pages. But it's the sign of a good book in my opinion, if you can feel that strongly about the characters, that they can make you feel like crying.

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Post by KatrinaP » 19 Apr 2018, 08:38

Like most of you here, I cried like a baby at the Deathly Hallows; in fact, I still cry every time I read that one! The first book to ever make me cry was A Child Called It by David Pelzer. This book is about his life as a severely abused child, and it is absolutely heart wrenching. I re-read almost every book that I read, but this one was so full of true horror that I could never pick it up it again, though I am glad to have read it once.

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Post by Chandler_Greg » 21 Apr 2018, 17:52

The last one: And Still Peace Did Not Come by Agnes Kamara-umunna about the child soldiers of Liberia.

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Post by CAMORRISETTE » 21 Apr 2018, 20:09

Hi, I am new to the group. I thought I would say a few words. The only book I can think of that made me cry was THE SHACK. I am so glad I read the book before I seen the movie. The book is always better. What do you all think? Are the books better or the movies? :tiphat:

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Post by Kibetious » 21 Apr 2018, 21:58

I believe there is one although oftenly I sympathize with those who are passing through hardship or they are victims of circumstances. It is movies that may move me to tears.
​​​​​​He gives strength to those who are tired; to the ones who lack power, he gives renewed energy :techie-studyinggray:

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Post by cianarae » 23 Apr 2018, 14:59

I cried reading The Fault in Our Stars by John Green, and then I felt silly after. :D

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Post by Raya raymond » 24 Apr 2018, 08:56

After by Anna Todd. I cried so much I forgot it wasn't a true story.

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Post by Rosebella » 24 Apr 2018, 15:12

The most recent book that has made me cry is "To seduce a witch's heart by Nadine mutas. I got so emotionally vested in their love, I cried so hard .

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Post by Stormy76 » 24 Apr 2018, 15:33

Where the red fern grows! It was an old book from my childhood and it was so sad!

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Post by Ana_Saints » 24 Apr 2018, 20:56

The first ever book that I've completed reading and the first book that made me cry is the Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom. This is a really good book and I highly suggest it.

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Post by Britty01 » 26 Apr 2018, 21:35

Bridge to Terabithia
Will's Red Coat - Tom Ryan
A Grief Observed - C S Lewis
A Child called "It" - Dave Pelzer
The Notebook - Nicholas Sparks

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Post by wilykit104 » 30 Apr 2018, 13:29

The book that immediately springs to mind, for me, is Homecoming by Elsa Posell. I think it's a children's (or young adults) book really--at least, I first read it when I was 14 or so--but it sets me off every time. It's an unusual viewpoint, written from the authors own childhood memories about the hardships they faced during the Russian Revolution. My husband refuses to read it because he thinks its aristocratic whining, but I think a child is a child whichever side of the fence they are born. The Russian Revolution may have been inevitable, but brutality and suffering went both ways. I know I have bawled my eyes out every time I have read it.

I haven't read it in a fair few years, though. I must see if it stands up to the test of time!

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Post by love_b00ks » 30 Apr 2018, 22:27

I can't even remember them all because I am such an emotional reader but Heidi and the Dog of Flanders are among them.

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