Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
Genre: Contemporary Adult Fiction
Length: 400 pages
Audiobook Length: 14 hours and 40 minutes
First Published: 2012
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.
Quotes from Me Before You
“You only get one life. It’s actually your duty to live it as fully as possible.”
“I will never, ever regret the things I’ve done. Because most days, all you have are places in your memory that you can go to.”
“You can only actually help someone who wants to be helped.”
“Live boldly. Push yourself. Don’t settle.”
Movie Trailer for Me Before You (2016)
About Jojo Moyes
Jojo Moyes is a former journalist and the novelist of twelve novels, including the Me Before You trilogy, Paris for One, The Girl You Left Behind and One Plus One. She lives on a farm in Essex, England, with her husband and children. Visit the author’s website →