Books: List of Books That Left Me Misty-Eyed

Posted 6 August, 2012 by Lianne in Lists / 0 Comments

Haha, nice title, eh? Anyways, this discussion was floating around a bit on my Twitter today so I thought to put a list of my own of which books left me close to (if not) ;_; while reading.

Before I proceed, super MASSIVE spoilers if you haven’t read the book. If you’re reading this on my LJ, I will put spoiler tags so that you won’t be spoiled if you haven’t read it. If you’re reading this here on my website…well, how about I use the white font and you highlight over it, yeah? Maybe that will work ^_~ Edit: I’ve installed a spoiler plugin recently so it’s all hidden now 😉

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak — Ahh, The Book Thief.

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The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (review) — A coming-of-age novel in full Gaiman-style. It’s wonderful, it’s eerie and it caught me off-guard at the end.
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling — There’s been deaths in the previous installments of the Harry Potter books and some really sad moments but the part that got my eyes welling was
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The Time Traveller’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger (review) — I read the book a few years ago but I remember choking up a bit
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Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay (review) — The fact that half of this novel is set during the Second World War and more specifically during the Holocaust is enough to make me rather =( But what especially got to me was
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Atonement by Ian McEwan (review) — Okay, I didn’t cry or tear up per se but when the revelation hit that
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Wish by CLAMP — Not a book but a 4-volume manga. To date this is the only manga that reduced me to tears at an unexpected moment:
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And that’s all the books that came to mind for this list. What books left you misty-eyed?

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