This podcast is for you if you love sad books and a good cry. Today we discuss our top book recommendations for heart-wrenching stories that can pull at every heartstring.
My guest, @passions_and_prologues joins us with his top recommendations for thought-provoking and beautifully written stories that allow us to fully immerse ourselves in our seasonal depression and embrace those sad endings.
Adam Sokol the host of the Passions and Prologues podcast, has a passion for just these kinds of recommendations and discusses his new literary podcast today. This show gives readers new authors to love, and a peek at some of their most beloved passions beyond the bookish world.
He has spent over a decade in the literary world interviewing authors and promoting books. He will read anything that is written well but is especially drawn to small, heartfelt stories with big emotions, literary and speculative fiction, and stories with a touch of magic and nostalgia.
I am happy to be a loyal listener of his show and have loved listening to his guests discuss everything from strategic packing for trips to their love for weightlifting.
We discuss how Adam leads these unique conversations and how his job at Overdrive for eleven years has helped him land such amazing guests.
Get out your tissues for today’s episode!!
Sad Books for When You Want to Ugly Cry
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Listening Still by Anne Griffin
When All is Said by Anne Griffin
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney
The Music Shop by Rachel Joyce
Miss Benson’s Beetle by Rachel Joyce
How High We Go in the Dark by Sequoia Nagamatsu – ss
The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot by Marianne Cronin
Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin
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This Close to Okay by Leesa Cross-Smith
I Liked My Life by Abby Fabiaschi
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