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100 Books That Will Make You Cry

Love to read and need a good cry?
The following books will make that happen. This list contains books for children and also, young adults, as well as fiction, nonfiction, and SFF (Science fiction and fantasy). No matter the genre or targeted audience though, these books are guaranteed to make you cry. So pick up one of these books and let your emotions out!
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Tell the Wolves I'm Home (Carol Rifka Brunt)
Tell the Wolves I'm Home (Carol Rifka Brunt)
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A Little Life (Hanya Yanagihara)
A Little Life (Hanya Yanagihara)
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Goodbye, Vitamin (Rachel Khong)
Goodbye, Vitamin (Rachel Khong)
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Marlena (Julie Buntin)
Marlena (Julie Buntin)
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The Joy Luck Club (Amy Tan)
The Joy Luck Club (Amy Tan)
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A Thousand Splendid Suns (Khaled Hosseini)
A Thousand Splendid Suns (Khaled Hosseini)
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The Twelve Tribes of Hattie (Ayana Mathis)
The Twelve Tribes of Hattie (Ayana Mathis)
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Interpreter of Maladies (Jhumpa Lahiri)
Interpreter of Maladies (Jhumpa Lahiri)
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Gilead (Marilynne Robinson)
Gilead (Marilynne Robinson)
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The Foreign Student (Susan Choi)
The Foreign Student (Susan Choi)
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A Tale for the Time Being (Ruth Ozeki)
A Tale for the Time Being (Ruth Ozeki)
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The Book of Unknown Americans (Delaware) (Cristina Henriquez)
The Book of Unknown Americans (Delaware) (Cristina Henriquez)
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Music of the Ghosts (Vaddey Ratner)
Music of the Ghosts (Vaddey Ratner)
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Krik? Krak! (Edwidge Danticat)
Krik? Krak! (Edwidge Danticat)
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Shanghai Girls (Lisa See)
Shanghai Girls (Lisa See)
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The Known World (Edward P. Jones)
The Known World (Edward P. Jones)
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Their Eyes Were Watching God (Zora Neale Hurston)
Their Eyes Were Watching God (Zora Neale Hurston)
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The Guest Cat (Takashi Hiraide)
The Guest Cat (Takashi Hiraide)
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A Fine Balance (Rohinton Mistry)
A Fine Balance (Rohinton Mistry)
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Room (Emma Donoghue)
Room (Emma Donoghue)
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21
My Sister's Keeper (Jodi Picoult)
My Sister's Keeper (Jodi Picoult)
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2666 (Roberto Bolano)
2666 (Roberto Bolano)
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And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer (Fredrik Backman)
And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer (Fredrik Backman)
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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
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To the End of the Land (David Grossman)
To the End of the Land (David Grossman)
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Men We Reaped (Jesmyn Ward)
Men We Reaped (Jesmyn Ward)
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Wave (Sonali Deraniyagala)
Wave (Sonali Deraniyagala)
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Chinese Cinderella (Adeline Yen Mah)
Chinese Cinderella (Adeline Yen Mah)
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Brother, I'm Dying (Edwidge Danticat)
Brother, I'm Dying (Edwidge Danticat)
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Abandon Me (Melissa Febos)
Abandon Me (Melissa Febos)
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Undivided (Patricia Raybon and Alana Raybon)
Undivided (Patricia Raybon and Alana Raybon)
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Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh
Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh
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Committed (Elizabeth Gilbert)
Committed (Elizabeth Gilbert)
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Paula (Isabel Allende)
Paula (Isabel Allende)
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Fun Home (Alison Bechdel)
Fun Home (Alison Bechdel)
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The Bright Hour (Nina Riggs)
The Bright Hour (Nina Riggs)
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The Argonauts (Maggie Nelson)
The Argonauts (Maggie Nelson)
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When Breath Becomes Air (Paul Kalanithi)
When Breath Becomes Air (Paul Kalanithi)
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This Will Be My Undoing (Morgan Jerkins)
This Will Be My Undoing (Morgan Jerkins)
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This Star Won't Go Out (Esther Earl)
This Star Won't Go Out (Esther Earl)
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