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Me Before Youby Jojo Moyes
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A New York Times bestseller — with more than one million copies sold — by the author of One Plus One and The Girl You Left Behind
They had nothing in common until love gave them everything to lose...
Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life — steady boyfriend, close family — who has barely been farther afield than their tiny village. She takes a badly needed job working for exMaster of the Universe Will Traynor, who is wheelchair bound after an accident. Will has always lived a huge life — big deals, extreme sports, worldwide travel — and now hes pretty sure he cannot live the way he is.
Will is acerbic, moody, bossy — but Lou refuses to treat him with kid gloves, and soon his happiness means more to her than she expected. When she learns that Will has shocking plans of his own, she sets out to show him that life is still worth living.
A Love Story for this generation, Me Before You brings to life two people who couldn't have less in common — a heartbreakingly romantic novel that asks, What do you do when making the person you love happy also means breaking your own heart?
"A hilarious, heartbreaking, riveting novel....I will stake my reputation on this book." Anne Lamott, People Magazine
“When I finished this novel, I didn't want to review it: I wanted to reread it...an affair to remember.” New York Times Book Review
“An unlikely love story....To be devoured like candy, between tears.” O, The Oprah Magazine
“There are books that you cannot put down. There are also books where you become so invested in the characters, you force yourself to stop reading to prolong the experience because you don't want the story to end, and that's what can happen when you read Jojo Moyes' latest book, Me Before You....You'll find yourself laughing, smiling, feeling angry and, yes, crying. My only suggestion: Me Before You should be sold with a pack of tissues.” The Associated Press
“Funny, surprising and heartbreaking, populated with characters who are affecting and amusing....This is a thought-provoking, thoroughly entertaining novel that captures the complexity of love.” People Magazine
About the Author
Jojo Moyes is the author of The Last Letter from Your Lover. Her follow-up, Me Before You, is a major bestseller in the U.S. and the U.K. She is a writer for The Daily Telegraph and The Daily Mail, and she currently lives with her family in Essex, England.
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