The 15 Day Book Blogger Challenge is hosted over at Good Books and Good Wine. Yesterday, we're talking about books that made us mad; today, we're looking at ones that made us cry.
One of my criteria for a five star book is that it touches me emotionally in some way. I've rated plenty of otherwise excellent books as four stars because while they were well written and engaging and everything I wanted, there was something that kept me from really getting emotionally sucked in.
Here are some books that got me by the heart and didn't let go (even on repeat readings):