The Kite Runner. Set in Kabul and beginning just prior to the Russian invasion, The Kite Runner tells a heartbreaking story about the relationship between two boyhood friends who are as close as brothers, but just happen to be master and servant.
Tuesday's with Morrie by Mitch Albom. I musnt have really cried while reading this book but yes I did feel empathy. There is so much to learn from Morrie. It makes you smile, sad as well as thankful to what you got