The New York Times bestseller, soon to be a major motion picture; US release June 3, 2016.
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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
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
NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE: Starring Game of Thrones' Emilia Clarke and The Hunger
Games' Sam Claflin, Me Before You is set for release on June 3, 2016, distributed by Warner
Bros. Jojo wrote the screenplay and gets sole screen-writing credits. She was on set daily,
seeing her vision move to the big screen.
CRITICAL AND COMMERCIAL SUCCESS: Me Before You spent more than 65 weeks on the
New York Times bestseller list and has sold more than 1 million copies in North America
alone--and more than 6 million copies worldwide--with rave reviews from the New York
Times Book Review, People, and O, The Oprah Magazine. Sales for Jojo's books exceed 9
million copies worldwide.
"A hilarious, heartbreaking, riveting novel . . . I will stake my reputation on this
book."--Anne Lamott, People
"When I finished this novel, I didn't want to review it: I wanted to reread it. . . . an affair to
remember."- -New York Times Book Review
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