Pick Up These Books When You Need a Good Cry

Sometimes it feels incredibly good to weep along with the plot. Here, a few novels and memoirs to dig into with a box of tissues by your side.  
The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

The Bluest Eye

205 pages; Plume/Penguin Putnam
With its vivid evocation of the feat and loneliness at the heart of a child's yearning, and the tragedy of its fulfillment, The Bluest Eye remains one of Toni Morrison's most powerful, unforgettable novels—and a significant work of American fiction.
Featured in Oprah's Book Club 2000