Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life steady boyfriend, close family-who has barely been farther afield than her 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 he is not interested in exploring a new one.
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, Lou sets out to show him that life is still worth living.
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?
“To be devoured like candy, between tears.” -O, THE OPRAH MAGAZINE
“Masterful… a heartbreaker in the best sense.’ –NEW YORK DAILY NEWS “Funny and moving but never predictable.” -USA TODAY (four stars)
“Funny, surprising, and heartbreaking … a thoroughly entertaining novel that captures the complexity of love.” —PEOPLE