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Jellicoe Road
4.17
While the beginning is a bit confusing, it's well worth pushing through until things start to become clear - for the reader and for Taylor. It's only ...more
Nov 19, 2008
Nov 19, 2008
 
If I Stay
3.96
What's the appeal of sad books, anyway? Why do some of us find it cathartic to have a nice weep over a story? Why is a teenager on the brink of choosi ...more
Nov 2009
Oct 08, 2009
 
See You at Harry's
4.08
Going into this book, I knew it would be sad. It has the subject heading "grief - fiction" for crying out loud, plus I'd read several reviews before o ...more
Jul 18, 2012
May 31, 2012
 
Laika
3.95
I never thought I would find myself describing a graphic novel about the first dog in space as a heart-wrenching tearjerker, but here I am. I'm not a ...more
Oct 2007
Oct 13, 2007
 
Would You
3.47
The plot-line may sound a bit like an after-school special, but the writing is judicious and funny and believable. The story is told from the point of ...more
Sep 2008
Aug 31, 2008
 
What the Living Do: Poems
4.29
I don't read much poetry, but I picked this one up after I read the title poem online. (Okay, I made my library order it so I could read it.) I'm not ...more
Feb 2009
Feb 02, 2009
 
Before I Die
3.87
Looking for a good tearjerker? Look no further. Solid characters and a frank, non-maudlin look at what a girl might go through in the last months of h ...more
Mar 2008
Mar 04, 2008
 
A Summer to Die
3.97
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May 2004
Mar 18, 2008
 
Bridge to Terabithia
3.95
None
Feb 2007
Jan 30, 2008
 
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
4.22
None
May 2006
Nov 28, 2007
 
Each Little Bird that Sings
4.08
None
Dec 2005
Nov 12, 2007
 
Atonement
3.85
None
Dec 2005
Oct 04, 2007
 
A Thread of Grace
3.99
None
May 2006
Oct 04, 2007
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