Tell Me Something Tuesday: July 19, 2022 – Sad Stories

Posted July 19, 2022 by Jen in TMST Tags:

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July 19th: Tell us about a book that made you cry

book cover of The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger.Hmm… there have been several, but the two that stand out clearly in my mind are these:

The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger. I read this book circa 2008 and I started crying about a quarter of the way into the book. I knew how it would eventually end and couldn’t stop crying as Henry and Clare grew closer. I freakin’ sobbed for the last quarter of the book. While the concept is amazingly cool, I hated this book because of the ending. It made me so upset and I cried for days after finishing it.

Seduced by the Storm by Sydney Croft. I read this one in 2012. I remember exactly where I was when I got to one of the most powerful scenes I’ve ever read. There was a side story that had been building for two books and hit such a huge high point in this third book. And then bottomed out completely. I was on the stationary bike at the gym and completely lost it – trying to hide the fact that I was bawling. While it was a very sad moment, overall, the story was amazing and one of my all-time favorites.

What about you? Tell Me Something and leave a comment!
Jen