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Sad Books to Read if You Need a Good Cry

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Sad Books to Read if You Need a Good Cry

Sharanya Karanam, Reporter

The Fault In Our Stars

The fault in our stars is about a 16-year-old girl named Hazel who is diagnosed with Cancer. She goes to a Support group and meets Augustus Waters they have a romantic relationship and go on a trip to Amsterdam to find their favorite author. On the way to their trip Agustus breaks the terrible news to Hazel and their relationship splits.

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Charlie is a 15-year-old boy who is dealing with his dead best friend. He starts writing letters to a stranger he heard was nice. Charlie becomes friends with his English teacher and has connections with his two classmates Sam (his step-sister) and Patrick. Charlie has the best time of life like having his first date and kiss. He starts trying drugs and alcohol and he stops being a shy freshman and into a loosely knitted person.

Eleanor and Park

A new girl gets on the bus and has nowhere to sit. Park being the nice Asian guy he is he let her sit next to him. They start to become friends on the bus from Park letting Eleanor read his comic books they soon start dating and then Park realizes how awful Eleanor’s family is especially her stepdad. Park helps turn Eleanor into a more confident person and helps her be more free instead of shy and scared.

Paper Towns

Paper Towns is about Quentin a boy who has a crush on his neighbor Margo Roth Spiegelman. One night Margo climbs through Quintin’s window and they both pull revenge on their classmates who turned against Margo and did terrible things to her. After that night margo runs away and it is Quintins job to go find her. Quinten goes deep dumpster diving with his best friends to anything to find Margo. This is the story is a wild ride with multiple jokes and suspense.

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