By Jojo Moyes
When one tale ends, one other starts off. After You is the "Charming sequel to Me ahead of You" (People Magazine).
"We all lose what we like sooner or later, yet in her poignant, humorous means, Moyes reminds us that whether it's no longer continually satisfied, there's an ever after." –Miami Herald
How do you progress on after wasting the individual you liked? How do you construct a lifestyles worthy living?
Louisa Clark isn't any longer simply a normal lady dwelling a regular lifestyles. After the transformative six months spent with Will Traynor, she is suffering with no him. whilst a rare twist of fate forces Lou to come back domestic to her relations, she can't support yet believe she's correct again the place she started.
Her physique heals, yet Lou herself understands that she should be kick-started again to existence. that is how she leads to a church basement with the participants of the relocating On help team, who percentage insights, laughter, frustrations, and poor cookies. they are going to additionally lead her to the robust, able Sam Fielding—the paramedic, whose company is lifestyles and dying, and the only guy who could possibly comprehend her. Then a determine from Will's previous seems and hijacks all her plans, propelling her right into a very diversified destiny. . . .
For Lou Clark, lifestyles after Will Traynor capacity studying to fall in love back, with the entire hazards that brings. yet the following Jojo Moyes offers us households, as genuine as our personal, whose joys and sorrows will contact you deeply, and the place either alterations and surprises await.
After You is critical Jojo Moyes—a novel that would make you chuckle, cry, and have a good time at being again on the planet she creates. right here she does what few novelists can do—revisits cherished characters and takes them to areas neither they nor we ever expected.
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