Me Before You: A Novel

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Penguin, Dec 31, 2012 - Fiction - 400 pages
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Look out for Jojo’s new book, Still Me, the next book featuring Louisa Clark from Me Before You and After You, coming soon!


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 and perfect for fans of John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars, 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?
 

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4 stars. I expected to cry reading this. I didn't. But I came close. It is definitely an emotional read. I suggest reading it in a quiet place where you are able to let your emotions show freely. I ... Read full review

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Much better than I expected. I assumed it would be very light chick lit. It is a bit, but does delve into some less light topics, like suicide. Still, the plot it too easy and tidy to take very seriously. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
5
Section 3
17
Section 4
29
Section 5
43
Section 6
58
Section 7
72
Section 8
88
Section 16
201
Section 17
216
Section 18
228
Section 19
249
Section 20
266
Section 21
272
Section 22
289
Section 23
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Section 9
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Section 10
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Section 11
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Section 12
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Section 13
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Section 14
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Section 15
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Section 24
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Section 25
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Section 26
335
Section 27
349
Section 28
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Section 29
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About the author (2012)

Jojo Moyes is the New York Times bestselling author of After You, Me Before YouOne Plus OneThe Girl You Left BehindThe Last Letter from Your LoverSilver BayThe Ship of Brides and Honeymoon in Paris.  She lives with her husband and three children in Essex, England.


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