12 Books That'll Have You Weeping Into Your Pillow

Need a good cry?

If you're looking for an emotional outlet or reminder that sometimes life is cruel and unfair, these books should do the trick. Want more? Check out our lists of 7 Books That Will Make You Cry and 7Classic Books That Made Suffering Enjoyable.

Angela's Ashes cover

1. Angela's Ashes

Frank McCourt
Sister's Keeper cover

2. My Sister's Keeper

Jodi Picoult
Requiem for a Dream cover

3. Requiem for a Dream

Hubert Selby Jr
Green Mile cover

4. The Green Mile

Stephen King
The Hours cover

5. The Hours

Michael Cunningham
The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

6. The Lovely Bones

Alice Sebold
The Road

7. The Road

Cormac McCarthy
You Against Me cover

9. You Against Me

Jenny Downham
Undone cover

11. Undone

Cat Clarke
Ways to Live Forever cover

12. Ways to Live Forever

Sally Nicholls