What I read | Me Before You, Jojo Moyes

 One bad habit I have is that I leave one book's cover decide whether I shall buy it or not. The same thing happened with this beautiful book over here, but I couldn't be more happy for my decision.

Let's start with the book's back cover review:

"Lou Clark knows lots of things. She knows how many footsteps there are between the bus stop and home. She knows she likes working in The Buttered Bun tea shop and she knows she might not love her boyfriend Patrick.
What Lou doesn’t know is she’s about to lose her job or that knowing what’s coming is what keeps her sane.

Will Traynor knows his motorcycle accident took away his desire to live. He knows everything feels very small and rather joyless now and he knows exactly how he’s going to put a stop to that.

What Will doesn’t know is that Lou is about to burst into his world in a riot of colour. And neither of them knows they’re going to change the other for all time."

 Starting off, the book both from the cover and the summary seems like it is going to be the typical love story. Well, it is not. I will try and be as far away from spoilers as I can and tell you that this is maybe one of the most beautiful love stories I've ever come across because it is made of two important things: inspiration and pure love.

 Neither of them would have gotten into each other's life if it wasn't for Will's accident and Lou's loss of job. He has an immortal impact to her life and encourages her to take steps she would never take. She wanted to be just a regular girl living her life in the small town she was born in with her long term boyfriend without even thinking of having bigger dreams and expectations, and Will changes that. She does change a lot to his life as well, but giving even one clue would destroy the whole story. It's not the ordinary, cliché love story, it is more than that. It is inspiring in many ways, from the love part, to the follow your dreams part and it will make you see life from a different perspective.

 Also, the writer's way of narrating the story (some chapters are even narrated from different people - different perspectives on the events) is very understanding, even in the use of the right vocabulary, and into the point. You feel like you are a part of the story yourself and the emotions start affecting you (you may as well want to have a box of tissues with you, trust me it's necessary) in a very "real" way.

 And the good news is that in 2015 the movie is coming out starring Sam Claflin (Hunger Games) and Emilia Clarke (Game Of Thrones). So, get your hands on the book before it comes out!

Thanks for being here,

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