Scene: Small town, United Kingdomish.
Synopsis: Lou, a late 20 something woman who has a mediocre life (and boyfriend) finds herself out of job. Will, now wheelchair bound due to a freak accident who used to live a HUGE life. Adventurer, World traveler, cutting big deals is now quadriplegic.
Lou, grabs a job as a caregiver to take care of Will and well......read the book!
Me Before You is a story about choice, love and understanding.
The story has its witty parts and I found myself laughing at some of the sarcasm and crying at its parts of heartache. I have respect the author for writing a love story that's at the heart of love. An intimacy that's not the obvious "sex" part. A friendship developing between not only a man and a woman. But a friendship developing among the classes between working and ultra wealthy.
The Power of Choice
The story plays with the power of choice. Many of us ignore the power to choose how our lives will go. We will make a ton of excuses on why we won't take:
Take those swimming lessons
Start a business
Take an adventure out
We blame the lack the resources, time, money but what if you lived your life without any excuses. Who is really going to stop you from making time, making more money and acquiring the resources to enjoy a better quality of life?
Rating: 4.5 Stars
Overall it's a great book with great lessons of life, love and happiness. You may need to break out tissue for some parts but this book is a recommended read!
Especially before the movie comes out!
Have you read it? Let me know in the comments below!
I'd love to hear what you thought of it.