Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

MeBeforeYou.JojoMoyesI feel very strongly about the subject matter of this book. I support death with dignity, and I believe it’s an important issue that should be discussed and considered on a personal and individual level. This novel may have started a conversation for a lot of people, and I think Moyes does a fantastic job portraying a cast of characters—each of whom has a unique perspective on the issue that is supported both emotionally and intellectually (and sometimes hysterically)—that readers can connect with. No matter how you feel about the issue, Moyes gives you a mother, father, sister, friend, or caregiver to grab on to for support while Will Traynor does whatever the hell he wants (which is exactly how it should be).

I didn’t love this novel as much as The Girl You Left Behind (the only other Moyes title I’ve read), but I do think it was a worthy read. I’m glad she tackled the topic.

No. 14 on my challenge—I must say, I’m looking forward to this movie.

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4 thoughts on “Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

    1. Which did you read first, Aaron? I think I enjoyed The Girl You Left Behind more because of the historical aspect, and well it was tied to the modern-day plot line. I love historical fiction.

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