10 Times Half of Your Favorite Couple Died in a YA Book

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It was British poet Alfred Tennyson who said, “‘Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.” Though some might find this sentiment to be true, it doesn’t ease the pain when the love of your life dies. Take our favorite YA novels for instance — many of the characters are struggling through life, but somehow manage to fall in love regardless. And then at the drop of a hat, it’s taken away!

Check out this list to see the 10 times half of your favorite couple died in a YA book. Make sure to stock pile the tissues! #PartingIsSuchSweetSorrow. (WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD!)