If you’re looking for well-reviewed novels that are guaranteed to make you cry, then there is no shortage of recommendations for TikTok. The BookTok community has become a trusted corner of the internet for finding must-read books. Certain stories have come to be known as the river of tears among TikTok developers and their followers. The videos sharing these stories are often flooded with commentary that confirms how much the book made you cry and encourages you to see for yourself.
From modern love stories to historical fictions to memoirs about true stories, here are 15 book recommendations that are guaranteed to make you cry.