Top 15 sad books you need to read when you feel stressed?
You may want a light reading when you sometimes feel stressed. But sometimes it has to be a book that makes us realize the truth. That’s where these 25 sad books work.
A WALK TO REMEMBER ( Nicholas Sparks )
It is Sparks’ novel about two young women who fall in love in the late 1950s, set in North Carolina. This will make you cry. The notebook is another masterpiece by the author of this novel.
ALL THE BRIGHT PLACES ( Jennifer Nyvan )
Finch thinks about suicide and Violet lives for the future. What they learn from each other makes this novel heartwarming, brilliant and thought-provoking.
ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE ( Anthony Dorarell )
Dorin Pulitzer Prize winner tells the story of a French woman and a German boy on opposite sides of World War II. The author of the novel explores the atrocities of the Door War and treats both characters with equal empathy.
BEAUTIFUL BOY ( David Chef )
Did you think the film was depressing? Shepin’s sad record of his son Nick’s stepmother’s addiction, realizing that the feelings of a father and the happy son have become one that hurts himself and others. The story is full of sad and beautiful moments.
BEFORE I DIE ( Jenny Downham )
Sixteen-year-old Tessa still has a few months to live, so she decides to make a list of things she wants to do.
EVERYTHING I NEVER TOLD YOU ( NG )
In the 1970s Ohio, a Sino-American family was shocked by the disappearance of its favorite daughter. Lease’s carefully designed home is destroyed when her body is found in a local lake. It is a moving and sensitive family portrait of mother and daughter, father and son and husband-wife struggling to understand each other.
EXTREMELY LOUD AND INCREDIBLY CLOSE ( Jonathan Saffron Four )
Very loud and unbelievable Nine-year-old Oscar Shell is smarter than his age and mourns the loss of his father when he finds a mysterious key in his closet. His next trip around New York City to find the answers is full of humor, sweetness and intense sadness.
MEN WE REAPED ( Jasmine Wardall )
Famous writer Ward in five years. She lost five men in her life to drugs, accidents and suicide. Overcoming these losses, she faced the reality of living in all conditions of dying. The author has emotionally portrayed this story.
NEVER LET ME GO ( Kajuo Ishigurova )
It’s nothing more than your typical dystopian science fiction, this remarkable novel imagines what it would be like if you were a clone and your body organs were ready to remove them as they matured.
STAY WITH ME ( Adebayo )
Adebayo’s unforgettable debut novel set in modern Nigeria is the story of a young couple named Yejide and Akin. They reject the long-standing polygamous tradition of their community. But within four years of marriage things begin to unravel. The possibility of a second wife not getting pregnant is really knocking on their door. Stay with me, the author of this story sees the weakness of married love as the nature of grief and all the consumption bonds of motherhood without a hindrance.
THE BOOK THIEF ( Marcus Soosak )
The novel follows a young woman from Germany in 2005. Following the death of her brother she is sent to live with foster parents, opening her eyes to both the power of her words and the confusion and loss around her. Her solution is to steal the banned books before burning them.
A LITTLE LIFE ( Hanya Yanakihara )
Four graduates from a small college move to New York to pursue their dreams and escape their stress, deeply connected to the relationships there. It reveals painful secrets from their past.
THE TIME TRAVELER’S WIFE ( Audrey Nifeneger )
She meets Henry when Clark is 6 years old. But they can get married when Claire is 23 and Henry is 31 because of a genetic disorder that causes time travel in random body augmentation for Henry. The unpredictability of their encounters makes you cry. Hope true love wins
THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU ( Jonathan Tropper )
Jude’s father’s death marks the first time her family has been together for years. Jutt and his mother and siblings reluctantly sat down with Siva and spent seven days and nights under one roof as the loss of his father and the revelation of his wife’s affair after his marriage revealed
WAVE ( Sonali Teraniyakala )
It is a devastating account of the writer’s life before and after the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami, which killed her entire family, including her husband and two young sons. Despite the dark matter Teraniagala gave a little hope to his story but don’t expect it to pass without a scream..