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Old 01-03-2015, 09:54 AM
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Originally Posted by MaliciousFriday View Post
Of Mice and Men, when George shot Lenny. And though I don't fully remember it, there was a part in The Outsiders that someone died by being shot down by the police.
I remember those books. Both are my favorites.

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Hush by Eishes Chayil. It's absolutely heartbreaking when Devory commits suicide.
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One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. At some point I just couldn't take the bullshit they were doing and just stopped reading.
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The Shack, William P. Young - the only book that's ever made me cry. The scene where he picks up his son's bones = sob-fest.
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Wideacre series, because the girl always dies. it was supposed to be the most popular. but i guess someone online right now has read it already, about a million times. teehee.

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The saddest Short story ever written,

Who was the author that was challenged to write a sad story in only six words......

"Baby shoes for sale, Never worn."
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One that sticks out is Everything Matters! by Ron Currie. You know what's going to happen and it is a slow countdown til the end. Another is The Gum Thief by Douglas Coupland. Not a traditional weeper until you get to the very end, and then you're either heartbroken or driven to a murderous rage.
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Although you already know what is happening The Art of Racing in the Rain is a very sad yet hopeful book. Definitely more sad if you are an animal lover! Would recommend this book to anyone!
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The Fifth Child: Doris Lessing
It's been about five years since I read this book. I still have a negative sediment in my heart ...
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Third and Indiana by Steve Lopez
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The Snowman. I mean the original children's classic by Raymond Briggs, not the serial-killer nonsense that's going around at the moment.
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Frosty the snowman...it will tear your heart out.
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From the new publications, I would choose Dog's purpose by W. Bruce Cameron. I cried much. I would be hap[py if someone feels the same
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