Moviegoers are swooning over the film adaptation of Jo Jo Moyes’ best-selling novel Me Before You (2012), in which a paralyzed London playboy and his caregiver fall in love and then things get, um, really, really sad. So sad, you want to crawl under the covers and feed your sadness until you collapse into a pile of tissues and Dove bar wrappers. When you’re done sobbing, here are ten more tearies to keep you crying until your eyes are too red to read.
All the Bright Places, by Jennifer Niven
A YA crossover that will appeal to fans of The Fault in Our Stars.
Every Last One, by Anna Quindlen
An unexpected act of violence shatters a woman’s idea of her perfect family.
Firefly Lane, by Kristin Hannah
With one devastating revelation, a 30-year friendship begins to unravel.
Goodbye for Now, by Laurie Frankle
A couple develops a service that allows people to send a final online farewell to lost loved ones.
One Day, by David Nicholls
Dexter and Emmy are meant to be together. It’s just a matter of time—until time runs out.
The Notebook, by Nicholas Sparks
Star-crossed lovers. Kissing in the rain. War. Reunion. Surprise. Weeping.
Things I Want My Daughters to Know, by Elizabeth Noble
A dying mother writes letters to the four girls she will never see grow up.
The Time Traveler’s Wife, by Audrey Niffenegger
Librarian Henry DeTamble’s travels through time always lead him back to his one true love.
The Turning Point, by Freya North
Writer Frankie Shaw finds a new relationship more surprising than anything she could have imagined.
Walking on Trampolines, by Frances Whiting
Lulu and Annabelle struggle to overcome the betrayal that destroyed their friendship.