Welcome, book lovers! Are you in the mood for a good cry? Look no further! We're here to provide you with a list of books that will have you reaching for the tissues.
This blog has compiled some of the best emotional and heart-wrenching books that will take you on a rollercoaster of emotions. From "The Things We Leave Unfinished" by Rebecca Yarros to "A Thousand Boy Kisses" by Tillie Cole, you'll find books that will make you laugh, cry, and everything in between.
So, grab a box of tissues and get ready to let your emotions flow with these tear-jerking reads.
1. The Things We Leave Unfinished by Rebecca Yarros
Rebecca Yarros' novel, "The Things We Leave Unfinished," is a must-read for all romance readers. The novel alternates between the present day, when a divorced 28-year-old woman starts over after her husband's betrayal, and the early 1940s during World War II.
As she tries to rebuild her life, she finds herself face-to-face with Noah Harrison, an arrogant author. The chemistry and connection between Georgia and Noah are undeniable, but things are not that simple as the past and present collide, and the line between love and hate becomes blurred.
Yarros does an excellent job of creating an emotional, heart-wrenching, and compelling story that keeps the reader invested until the end. The characters are well-developed and relatable, making investing in their lives easy. The themes of love, loss, and unfinished business are woven seamlessly into the story, making it a thought-provoking and enjoyable read.
Overall, "The Things We Leave Unfinished" is a must-read for any romance reader looking for a heart-wrenching, emotional and thought-provoking story. It is a stunning novel that will leave a lasting impact on readers.
2. Second Chance Summer by Morgan Matson
"Second Chance Summer" by Morgan Matson is a must-read for book lovers who enjoy a good cry and a heartwarming story. The story is about Taylor Edwards, a girl who's never felt special. Her life turns upside-down, however, when her father receives terrible news, and the family decides to spend time together at their old lake house.
As Taylor navigates her relationships with these people from her past, she realizes that each one represents a chance to make amends for something in the present. But she knows that once the summer ends, she will never have this experience again.
Matson does an excellent job of weaving together different storylines and perspectives, making the reader feel like they are a part of the story themselves. The characters are relatable and well-developed, and their relationships are heartwarming and heart-wrenching. The novel leaves the reader with a lot to ponder, and the ending is both satisfying and emotional.
Overall, "Second Chance Summer" is a beautiful and emotional story that will leave a lasting impact on readers. The novel is a perfect summer read that will make you appreciate the importance of second chances.
3. A Thousand Boy Kisses by Tillie Cole
A Thousand Boy Kisses by Tillie Cole is a heart-wrenching romance that will reach for the tissues.
The story follows Rune Kristiansen as he returns to the small town of Blossom Grove, Georgia, where he befriended a girl named Poppy Litchfield when they were younger. However, upon his return to her after a long absence, he finds that she has severed all ties with him without explanation. It isn't until later after the initial pain has subsided, that one realizes how much agony lies ahead.
The characters are well-developed and relatable, and the story's emotional depth will have you fully invested in their journey. If you enjoy reading about emotional relationships, this book should be on your list.
4. Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi
Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi is a unique and captivating novel about a special café in Tokyo that has the ability to take you back in time.
The story follows four visitors to the café, each with their own reasons for wanting to use its time-traveling capabilities. Whether it's to confront a lost love, reconnect with a loved one, or meet a family member for the first time, the characters' journeys will have you questioning who you would want to meet if given a chance.
The characters are relatable, and the story is expertly crafted, making it a truly thought-provoking read. If you're a fan of time-travel stories and are looking for something different, this is definitely the book for you.
5. The Way I Used to Be by Amber Smith
The Way I Used to Be by Amber Smith is a powerful and thought-provoking debut novel that delves into the deeply impactful aftermath of rape.
The story follows Eden, a high school student whose life is upended after her brother's best friend rapes her. Told in four parts, each representing a year of high school, the novel takes the reader on a journey of self-discovery and resilience as Eden navigates the complexities of trauma and the struggles of adolescence.
From first love and heartbreak to broken friendships and rebuilding, the novel is a raw and emotional look at the impact of sexual violence on one young woman's life. The reader who is looking for an emotionally engaging and thought-provoking work will not be disappointed by this novel.
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