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« on: June 11, 2007, 03:13:59 AM »
What are the books that make you cry, yet you'd love to read them again?

In recent memory, mine would have to be PS, I Love You by Cecelia Ahern.

Off the top of my head, I also cried over Anne of the Island and Rilla of Ingleside (L.M. Montgomery), Flowers for Algernon (Daniel Keyes), Of Mice and Men (John Steinbeck), The Green Mile (Stephen King), The Wild Children (Felice Holman), Tuck Everlasting (Natalie Babbitt), and Summer of My German Soldier (Bette Greene).

Gosh, I cry over so many books! ;D
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« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2007, 04:36:55 AM »
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« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2007, 09:19:05 AM »
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« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2007, 11:28:15 PM »
The Time Traveler's Wife made me cry a lot. ;)


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« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2007, 02:42:09 PM »
i remember crying when i read rage of angels by sidney sheldon years back and message in a bottle by nicholas sparks. i'll try to remember other books which made me cry.
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« Reply #5 on: June 12, 2007, 06:30:15 PM »
Before, I wonder how books can make other people cry, because I never experience that until I read All through the Night by MH Clark.. That book touched the "mother's heart" in me.
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« Reply #6 on: June 12, 2007, 07:11:42 PM »
the wedding by n. sparks and almost perfect by susan isaacs  :'(


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« Reply #7 on: June 13, 2007, 09:01:26 AM »
The Notebook
Bridges of Madison County
A Time to Kill (J. Grisham)
JM books
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« Reply #8 on: June 13, 2007, 09:21:55 AM »
i really cried after reading flowers for algernon by daniel keyes.  :'( which remains my favorite book of all time.  and i also cried while reading a walk to remember by nicholas sparks. also in harry potter and the half-blood prince by jk rowling (obviously, when dumbledore died).  and got teary-eyed with claire marvel by john burnham schwartz.  and paradise by judith mcnaught. i definitely cried with paradise.  i think there's still some more, but those are the ones i remember at the moment.
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« Reply #9 on: June 14, 2007, 08:53:39 PM »

Angela's ashes - funny book, but at the same time tearjerker talaga
HP series - Goblet of fire (when Cedric died) and Half-blood Prince (when Dumbledore was laid to rest)  :'(
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« Reply #10 on: June 15, 2007, 12:32:54 PM »
kane and abel by jeffrey archer


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« Reply #11 on: June 15, 2007, 01:16:32 PM »
The Time Traveler's Wife made me cry a lot. ;)

Pareho tayo, sis. Niregaluhan ako nito ng friend ko two years ago for my birthday. Susme, eh ang bilis ko pa naman magbasa, natapos ko agad. Binigay niya sa akin a day before my birthday - sakto! Birthday ko mismo ako natapos, gabaldeng luha ata ang naiyak ko dyan sa librong yan. Di ko nga kinaya ultimo yung last lines nung book huhuhu  :'(


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« Reply #12 on: June 15, 2007, 01:57:29 PM »
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« Reply #13 on: June 15, 2007, 02:14:41 PM »
yeah books ni nicholas sparks nakakaiyak! ultimate tearjerker for me!


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« Reply #14 on: June 15, 2007, 06:04:40 PM »
Double Standards ni Judith McNaught and also the books of Nicholas Sparks. Superb!!!
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« Reply #15 on: June 15, 2007, 11:03:27 PM »
The Notebook - Nicholas Sparks
A Walk to Remember - Nicholas Sparks
Something Wonderful - Judith Mc Naught
Double Standards - Judith Mc Naught
Perfect - Judith Mc Naught
Paradise - Judith Mc Naught
Only You - Judith Mc Naught
Almost Heaven - Judith Mc Naught
Bedazzled - Beatrice Small
The Blessing - Jude Devaraux
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« Reply #16 on: June 16, 2007, 05:45:44 AM »
tuesdays with morrie - mitch albom
HP and the half blood prince - jk rowling
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« Reply #17 on: June 16, 2007, 05:50:44 AM »
sis 10tequilashots: grabe no? first chapters pa lang, naiiyak na ako. the part wherein clare was 13 and she was asking about  henry's wife, her last line when she was crying and henry was holding her- i cried like a baby over what she said. the last parts were emotionally damaging hehe. henry's letter, clae's life after december 31- everything about that novel made me depressed. that's why it's my most favorite novel ever.



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« Reply #18 on: June 16, 2007, 11:19:21 AM »

Tuesdays with Morrie
Double Standards
Mirror Image and No Greater Love - D. Steele. :(

Actually almost lahat ng nabasa ako, naiiyak ako after reading them. Its just like saying "goodbye" to "new people" i've met in that book.
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« Reply #19 on: June 16, 2007, 07:00:51 PM »
Here's another PS I love you.. i forgot who the writer was but it was from sweetdreams (i think that what's it was).. i read it in high school. PS stands for Paul Strobe. really sad story. made me cry a bucketfull.


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