Books to read when you need to cry.

Top 10 Books to read when you need to cry. : The Great Gilly Hopkins, Practical Magic, Lord of the Flies, Lover's Doll, The Sometimes Daughter, Rescuing Sprite: A Dog Lover's Story of Joy and Anguish, The Girl Next Door, Redeeming Love, Sold, The First Part Last

The Great Gilly Hopkins
AuthorKatherine Paterson
ISBN0435124773
Watch out world!
The Great Gilly Hopkins is looking for a home. She's a foster kid who's been angry, lonely, and hurting for so long that's she's always ready for a fight. Be on the lookout for her best barracuda smile, the one she saves for well-meaning social workers. Watch out for her most fearful...
Practical Magic
AuthorAlice Hoffman
ISBN0425190374
The Owens sisters confront the challenges of life and love in this bewitching novel from New York Times bestselling author Alice Hoffman.

For more than two hundred years, the Owens women have been blamed for everything that has gone wrong in their Massachusetts town. Gillian and Sally have...
AuthorWilliam Golding
ISBN0140283331
At the dawn of the next world war, a plane crashes on an uncharted island, stranding a group of schoolboys. At first, with no adult supervision, their freedom is something to celebrate; this far from civilization the boys can do anything they want. Anything. They attempt to forge their own society, failing,...
AuthorKazuhiko Mishima
ISBN2849659320
Shin, étudiant en stylisme à l’université, entend parler d’une poupée à l’étonnante réputation, la « Bloody Doll », supposée aspirer la vie de ses propriétaires passe de mains en mains sur internet. Curieux, Shin regarde à quoi ressemble cette étrange poupée et entombe littéralement...
AuthorSherri Wood Emmons
ISBN0758253257
Judy Webster is born in a mud-splattered tent at Woodstock, just as Crosby, Stills, and Nash take the stage. Her mother, Cassie, is a beautiful, flawed flower-child who brings her little girl to anti-war protests and parties rather than enroll her in pre-school. But as Cassie's husband, Kirk, gradually...
Rescuing Sprite: A Dog Lover's Story of Joy and Anguish
AuthorMark R. Levin
ISBN1416559132
In Rescuing Sprite, Mark Levin tells of the joy and anguish of life with a rescue dog: the intimate and powerful story of his family and the dog they have for too short a time.

Although Mark Levin is known as a constitutional lawyer and a nationally syndicated broadcaster, he is, first and foremost,...
The Girl Next Door
AuthorSelene Castrovilla
In The Girl Next Door, two teens are forced to make some very grown-up decisions when one of them is diagnosed with terminal cancer.

Seventeen year old Samantha has been best friends with seventeen year old Jesse since she moved into the New York high-rise apartment next door to his thirteen...
Redeeming Love
AuthorFrancine Rivers
ISBN1590525132
California’s gold country, 1850. A time when men sold their souls for a bag of gold and women sold their bodies for a place to sleep. Angel expects nothing from men but betrayal. Sold into prostitution as a child, she survives by keeping her hatred alive. And what she hates most are the men who use her,...
AuthorPatricia McCormick
ISBN0786851716
Lakshmi is a thirteen-year-old girl who lives with her family in a small hut in the mountains of Nepal. Her family is desperately poor, but her life is full of simple pleasures, like raising her black-and-white speckled goat, and having her mother brush her hair by the light of an oil lamp. But when the...
AuthorAngela Johnson
ISBN0689849230
Bobby's a classic urban teenager. He's restless. He's impulsive. But the thing that makes him different is this: He's going to be a father. His girlfriend, Nia, is pregnant, and their lives are about to change forever. Instead of spending time with friends, they'll be spending time with doctors, and...
The Magician's Assistant
AuthorAnn Patchett
ISBN1857028155
Sabine-- twenty years a magician's assistant to her handsome, charming husband-- is suddenly a widow. In the wake of his death, she finds he has left a final trick; a false identity and a family allegedly lost in a tragic accident but now revealed as very much alive and well. Named as heirs in his will, they...
Tiger Eyes
AuthorJudy Blume
ISBN0330398121
Davey has never felt so alone in her life. Her father is dead (shot in a holdup) and now her mother is moving the family to New Mexico to try to recover. Climbing in Los Alamos Canyons, Davey meets mysterous Wolf, who seems to understand the rage and fear she feels. Slowly, with Wolf's help, Davey realizes...
AuthorPatricia Polacco
ISBN0399257039
After spending the summer with her artist grandmother, Trisha knows she wants to be an artist, too. She's thrilled when her sketches get her into Miss Chew's special art class at the high school. A substitute teacher tells her she's wasting time on art when she should be studying - but fortunately, this...
AuthorAnne Tyler
ISBN0307957276
Anne Tyler gives us a wise, haunting, and deeply moving new novel in which she explores how a middle-aged man, ripped apart by the death of his wife, is gradually restored by her frequent appearances—in their house, on the roadway, in the market.
 
Crippled in his right arm and leg, Aaron spent...
AuthorAnn Napolitano
ISBN1594202923
Heartbreakingly beautiful and inescapably human, ordinary and extraordinary people chart their own courses in life. In the aftermath of one tragic afternoon, they are all forced to look at themselves and face up to the observation that the truth does not change according to our ability to stomach...
Fallout
AuthorEllen Hopkins
ISBN1416950095
Hunter. Autumn. Summer.
Different homes. Different guardians. Different last names.
Different lives.
But there is one person who binds them together.
Kristina.

Nineteen years after Kristina Snow met the monster---crank---her children are reeling from the consequences...
AuthorAngela Johnson
ISBN0689873859
Having read the other titles in the trilogy, I think Sweet, Hereafter is a deft closing. This final installment is about Sweet, a young girl we meet through Marley in Heaven. Sweet is odd; she wears knee high rain boots, isn’t obsessed with ipods or Facebook, drives a truck dubbed Alice and likes feeding...
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