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7 Books That Will Break Your Heart

The Fault In Our Stars, Harry Potter, The Twilight Saga & More

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There are two types of books I like to read when the weather is gloomy and cold. Sometimes the weather has me so down that I need a good cry and other times a novel to make me all cozy inside is just what I need. So grab a blanket, sit down, and cozy up with one of these perfect rainy day novels.

1. The Summer of Skinny Dipping by Amanda Howells


Starting with my favorite, The Summer of Skinny Dipping is a beautifully written novel about a young woman, Mia Gordon, whose family spends the summer with their cousins at the Long Island shore. She soon realizes that her favorite cousin has grown up much quicker than she has, leaving her feeling alone and insecure. At one of her cousin's parties, Mia meets the boy who lives next door. Seemingly odd, she likes the boy. As the flame ignites between the two, Mia knows her life will never be the same.

2. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

It's a classic. What more can I say? But who could forget when Elizabeth goes to see Mr. Darcy in the pouring rain? She may have gotten sick but at least it worked out for her in the end.

3. The Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer

Controversial. I know. When it comes to Twilight you either love them or you hate them. Either way, there is no denying that, being set in the Pacific Northwest, it rains. A lot. To look outside and see the rain makes you feel more connected to the book.

4. Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling

Don't get me wrong, Harry Potter is amazing no matter the weather, but there is something special about reading it while wrapped in a cozy blanket listening to the rain.

5. The Fault In Our Stars by John Green

Talk about a tear-jerker. Two teenagers who have suffered from cancer find themselves quickly falling in love. A beautiful novel about love and the harsh realities of life, you're sure to find yourself teary eyed.

6. Dreamland by Sarah Dessen

After Caitlin's sister leaves without a trace, Caitlin feels utterly lost. Until she meets Rogerson. When she's with him nothing seems real, like she's in a dreamland. The relationship quickly turns violent. What happens when being with Rogerson becomes a bigger problem than being without him?

7. Every Last Word by Tamara Ireland Stone

A book that explores Purely-Obsessional OCD? Intriguing. Sam, a seemingly normal, popular junior in high school, battles her OCD everyday. When Sam meets Caroline, an unusual girl unfitting in Sam's group of friends, the only other person who knows about Caroline is Sam's psychiatrist. Caroline introduces Sam to the Poet's Corner and is instantly drawn in. Just as soon as Sam starts to feel normal, she is introduced to a new reason to question her sanity.

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