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Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

BY PENGUIN GROUP #8 in Books

4.7 out of 5 stars
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4.74 / 5 based on 335 Reviews

Product Description

The beloved New York Times bestseller-with more than five 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 ex-Master 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 he's 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 The stunning sequel, After You, will be published on 9/29 by Pamela Dorman Books/Viking.

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Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
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Brianna M.
Haverhill, MA
9 reviews
This book was spell bounding. I couldn't put it down because I needed to know what was going to happen next. I know, I need to read the next adaption to figure out what happens. I would recommend to anyone who needs some hope and push for something new.
Emmalee S.
134 reviews
This is such a beautiful love story. While I don't agree with assisted suicide like the book presents, it led to a lot of really good discussions with friends and challenged my thinking a great deal. The story stuck with me long after I closed the book.
Lilibeth M.
42 reviews
Finally finish reading and say "finally" because I take almost 3 months to finish it (I do not have much free time), the book is very good pushes us to analyze our present and future but mostly leaves us wondering if we are giving that one hundred percent.
Katie B.
39 reviews
Great book if you need a good cry! Jojo Moyes will make you happy to have your heart tore apart. Following Louisa Clark through this journey teaches you more about yourself than Louisa. Me Before You is a book that will change your view on life and living.
Angelina H.
Louisville, KY
114 reviews
Loved the book and it broke my heart. I think the character development is phenomenal. Lou is amazing And the slow development of her back story really helps you understand her. Will is also a tough character but once you read you understand his struggles.
Elide M.
Long Beach, CA
110 reviews
This book! So good. Yet so sad don't want to give spoilers but you must read the book first if you haven't watched the movie. Has a great storyline love the characters its a must read ok buy it and read it! You will fall in love with JoJo moyes books!
Kayla S.
Modesto, CA
22 reviews
I love this book so much, no words can explain. This book was written so well and it just flowed so beautifully. My favorite character of course was Lou because she is such a kind soul. And beware, make sure you have a full box of tissues near by btw.
Christa G.
Cheraw, SC
162 reviews
I could not put this book down, honestly. I love how unique and bubbly Lou is, as she's just a great character in general. The playing of complete opposite personalities worked very well in this novel. Despite the teary ending, this was a great book!
Kristina S.
9 reviews
Pre warning...have a box of tissues on hand to read if you have a giant heart. It's a romance that's not a romance. At the end don't read the prequel to the next book after you just buy it...the end!!! Actually have like 3 boxes of tissues!!!
Stephanie M.
Colonia
120 reviews
I'm almost done with this novel and I love it! I love the story line, love that it's relatable and also love that I can read it at my own pace. There is some lingo in there that I have to look up but all in all it's a wonderful story. Can't wait to see the movie.
Valeria N.
122 reviews
How many have laughed and cried while reading this book?
Edith C.
Temple, TX
187 reviews
How good is this book? I really want to read it. But I am not sure.
Monet H.
142 reviews
Is this book worth the read? And is there a followup to this book?
Sarah K.
58 reviews
Is this a good book? I haven't heard anything about it
Sarah K.
58 reviews
This is a movie right? Is it good

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