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Books to Make You Weep for a Thousand Years

Look, sometimes I just want an old-fashioned, sloppy cry. And it’s not because I’m sad or because something terrible has happened. In fact, it’s for the exact opposite reason: I want to cry because everything is fine and while my schedule’s open, why not carve out some me-time to have a good cry? The following list includes my go-tos for heartbreaking and tear-inducing books that bring out the tears in the worst of times and the best of times. Pull out the tissue box, find a comfy seat, and stay hydrated — you’re gonna be shedding a lot of water!