When I receive reviews from the readers of my YA novels, I admit that I get giddy when people express that the books made them cry. I mean, like I’m high-fiving with myself and doing backflips down my hallway. Well, maybe I’m being a tad bit melodramatic, but I do like to induce emotion. When that happens, people are connecting with the characters. So, my thought for today is this: What books have induced you to a fit of emotion so strong you babbled over with enough tears to fill your kitchen sink? Yes, I have a problem with that melodrama thing again….
For me, there are three books I read in my childhood that I can distinctly remember sobbing through:
1. Where the Red Fern Grows
2. Little Women
3. Bridge to Terabithia
Please share your picks.