If you are interested in stories with happy endings, you would be better off reading some other book. In this book, not only is there no happy ending, there is no happy beginning and very few happy things in the middle.

a series of unfortunate events, by lemony snicket  ()

Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.

reaper man, by terry pratchett ()

only thin, weak thinkers despise fairy stories. each one has a true, strange fact hidden in it, you know, which you can find if you look.

fire and hemlock ()