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Me Before You: A Novel

Me Before You: A Novel

ISBN: 0670026603

Title: Me Before You: A Novel

Author: Jojo Moyes

KDL Description:

“I loved this book for its love story, for its characters who I cared about and continue to think about and for their situation. In an unusual twist, you will end up being empathetic with all characters and you will agree with all sides of this issue. Book groups will love this title!”
—Michelle at KDL’s Service Center

Amazon Description:

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 never 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?