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Enjoyed Me Before You? We’ve scoured the web for book blogs and looked at all of their recommendations for books that are similar to Me Before You. Here are 11 books that you’ll like if you liked Me Before You.

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Necessary Lies
A Novel
Diane Chamberlain - Oct 07, 2014 (first published in 2013)
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It is 1960 in North Carolina and the lives of Ivy Hart and Jane Forrester couldn't be more different. Fifteen-year-old Ivy lives with her family as tenants on a small tobacco farm, but when her parents die, Ivy is left to care for her grandmother, older sister, and nephew. As she struggles with her grandmother's aging, her sister's mental illness, ...
The Last Days of Rabbit Hayes
A Novel
Anna McPartlin - Aug 09, 2016 (first published in 2014)
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Mia 'Rabbit' Hayes is a fighter, and the heart of her adoring, chaotic family. The cancer that's slowly taken over her body may be resolute, but Rabbit is stubborn too - she will not acknowledge that her diagnosis has just rapidly plummeted, or share this news with her twelve-year-old daughter, Juliet. It would mean the beginning of saying goodbye,...
Dancing on Broken Glass
Ka Hancock - Mar 13, 2012
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A powerfully written debut novel offering an intimate look at one couple's unconventional marriage that survives against all odds.Lucy Houston and Mickey Chandler probably shouldn’t have fallen in love, let alone gotten married. They’re both plagued with faulty genes—he has bipolar disorder, and she has a ravaging family history of breast cancer. B...
The Sweetness of Forgetting
A Book Club Recommendation!
Kristin Harmel - Aug 07, 2012
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A baker in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, must travel to Paris to uncover a family secret for her dying grandmother's and what she learns may change everything. The Sweetness of Forgetting is the book that made Kristin Harmel an international bestseller.At thirty-six, Hope McKenna-Smith is no stranger to bad news. She lost her mother to cancer, her husba...
The Language of Flowers
A Novel
Vanessa Diffenbaugh - Apr 03, 2012
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A mesmerizing, moving, and elegantly written debut novel, The Language of Flowers beautifully weaves past and present, creating a vivid portrait of an unforgettable woman whose gift for flowers helps her change the lives of others even as she struggles to overcome her own troubled past.The Victorian language of flowers was used to convey romantic e...
The Life List
A Novel
Lori Nelson Spielman - Jul 02, 2013
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In this utterly charming debut — one woman sets out to complete her old list of childhood goals, and finds that her lifelong dreams lead her down a path she never expects.1. Go to Paris2. Perform live, on a super big stage3. Have a baby, maybe two4. Fall in love Brett Bohlinger has forgotten all about the list of life goals she’d written as a naïve...
Tell the Wolves I'm Home
Carol Rifka Brunt - Jun 04, 2013
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In this striking literary debut, Carol Rifka Brunt unfolds a moving story of love, grief, and renewal as two lonely people become the unlikeliest of friends and find that sometimes you don't know you've lost someone until you've found them. 1987. There's only one person who has ever truly understood fourteen-year-old June Elbus, and that's her uncl...
The First Last Kiss
Ali Harris - Jan 17, 2013 (first published in 2004)
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How do you hold on to a love that is slowly slipping away from you? Can you let go of the past when you know what is in the future? And how do you cope when you know that every kiss is a countdown to goodbye? This is the story of a love affair, of Ryan and Molly and how they fell in love and were torn apart. The first time Molly kissed Ryan, she kn...
Yesterday's Sun
A Novel
Amanda Brooke - Feb 12, 2013
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How could you ever choose between your own life and the life of your child?Newly-weds Holly and Tom have just moved into an old manor house in the picturesque English countryside. When Holly discovers a moondial in the overgrown garden and its strange crystal mechanism, little does she suspect that it will change her life forever. For the moondial ...
Wife 22
A Novel (Random House Reader's Circle)
Melanie Gideon - Feb 12, 2013 (first published in 2008)
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For fans of Helen Fielding’s Bridget Jones’s Diary and Allison Pearson’s I Don’t Know How She Does It comes an irresistible novel of a woman losing herself . . . and finding herself again . . . in the middle of her life.Maybe it was those extra five pounds I’d gained. Maybe it was because I was about to turn the same age my mother was when I lost h...
The Glass Wives
A Novel
Amy Sue Nathan - May 14, 2013
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Evie and Nicole Glass share a last name. They also shared a husband. When a tragic car accident ends the life of Richard Glass, it also upends the lives of Evie and Nicole, and their children. There's no love lost between the widow and the ex. In fact, Evie sees a silver lining in all this heartache—the chance to rid herself of Nicole once and for ...