#sad books

Beautiful Bummers: 12 Beautiful Books About the Saddest Stories

With lyrical writing and memorable characters, these books will absolutely break your heart in the most beautiful way possible.

12 Books to Make You Ugly Cry

If you love books that stomp on your heart and unapologetically destroy you, check out this list of books to make you ugly cry.

On Tearjerkers and Tragedies: The Importance of a Good Story

Is there a point when a character's pain is too much for a reader?

Confessions of a Literary Coward

I was at a recent event at the bookstore where I work, explaining to a customer how I hadn’t read ...