Shadyside Meeting - Me Before You by JoJo Moyes

Our August pick is Me Before You by JoJo Moyes.
On Amazon (http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/0143124544/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?qid=1405902795&sr=8-1&pi=SY200_QL40):
Before Louisa met Will, her plans didn't reach beyond their tiny English town. Will, when he wasn't closing multimillion-dollar deals, blew off steam scaling mountains, leaping from planes, and enjoying exquisite women--until an accident left him paralyzed and seriously depressed. When his mother hires Lou to keep his spirits up, he meets her awkward overtures with caustic contempt, but she's tenacious and oddly endearing. Their fondness grows into something deeper, gaining urgency when she realizes his determination to end his life, and her efforts to convince him of its value throw her own bland ambitions into question. Plumbing morally complex depths with comedy and compassion, Jojo Moyes elevates the story of Lou and Will from what could have been a maudlin weepie into a tragic love story, with a catharsis that will wring out your heart and leave you feeling fearless. --Mari Malcolm

We will be upstairs. As a reminder, we have $1 off draft beer or wine as our group special.

Hope to see you there!

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  • Erica

    Hi, not going to make it tonight...feeling too tired!

    August 19, 2014

  • Emily

    I loved it too! I finished it literally in a few days--I couldn't put it down! I was wondering what everyone would say about the broken rule! Excited to see everyone.

    1 · August 12, 2014

  • Susan L.

    Just finished. A departure from our "standard" chick-lit, and broke a rule of Shadyside's, but I still loved it.
    Can't wait to discuss.

    1 · August 12, 2014

  • Susan

    This is an excellent book. We read this and Last Letter from Your Lover by Jojo Moyes in Robinson. Both great reads!

    July 22, 2014

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