This is to go with Top 10 Tearjerkers, for balance. The tearjerkers were a whole lot easier to find than the happy endings. Perhaps a happy ending is a lot harder to write well? So, without giving away too many punchlines, here is a selection of happy and happier endings.

  1. My Most Excellent Year, Steve Kluger
  2. Will Grayson, Will Grayson, John Green & David Levithan
  3. Boy Meets Boy, David Levithan
  4. Fly on the Wall, E Lockhart
  5. Dairy Queen, Catherine Gilbert Murdock
  6. I’ll Be There, Holly Goldberg Sloan
  7. How to Save a Life, Sara Zarr
  8. One Whole and Perfect Day, Judith Clarke
  9. To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee
  10. Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen