Crying Gets the Sad Out of You

faultSo, you may have heard about a little movie called The Fault in Our Stars. It’s based on the book The Fault in Our Stars by John Green, who, if you use the Internet or have ever seen an obscenely long line at a library conference, know is kind of a big deal. By this time you probably already know, too, that the plot involves teenage cancer patients who fall in love. And, if your heart’s not made of stone, that there is crying. Which is not a bad thing. For some readers, in fact, it is a very good thing. And for them, I recommend some weepies from the adult side of the stacks:

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Karen Kleckner Keefe is the director of the Hinsdale (IL) Public Library, a Booklist reviewer, and one of Library Journal's 2009 "Movers and Shakers." Follow her on Twitter at @KarenKleckner.

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