One Plus One
One single mom. One chaotic family. One quirky stranger. One irresistible love story from the New York Times bestselling author of Me Before You American audiences have fallen in love with Jojo Moyes. Ever since she debuted Stateside she has captivated readers and reviewers alike, and hit... show more
One single mom. One chaotic family. One quirky stranger. One irresistible love story from the New York Times bestselling author of Me Before You American audiences have fallen in love with Jojo Moyes. Ever since she debuted Stateside she has captivated readers and reviewers alike, and hit the New York Times bestseller list with the word-of-mouth sensation Me Before You. Now, with One Plus One, she’s written another contemporary opposites-attract love story. Suppose your life sucks. A lot. Your husband has done a vanishing act, your teenage stepson is being bullied, and your math whiz daughter has a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that you can’t afford to pay for. That’s Jess’s life in a nutshelluntil an unexpected knight in shining armor offers to rescue them. Only Jess’s knight turns out to be Geeky Ed, the obnoxious tech millionaire whose vacation home she happens to clean. But Ed has big problems of his own, and driving the dysfunctional family to the Math Olympiad feels like his first unselfish act in ages . . . maybe ever. One Plus One is Jojo Moyes at her astounding best. You’ll laugh, you’ll weep, and when you flip the last page, you’ll want to start all over again.
Publish date: July 1st 2014
Publisher: Pamela Dorman Books
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
This was my fifth novel by Jojo Moyes, sixth if you count novellas. I love her writing. Unfortunately I read this back in 2014 and I thought I'd just wait until I'd met her at our Literary Festival before writing my review. Then I started the review and the computer crashed - there's nothing more li...
i realised about a quarter of the way through that I had already read this some time ago. It was an easy and uneventful read (well except for all the little dramas I couldn't remember). Probably not my favourite by this author but I would try others as in general I do enjoy Jojo Moyes
I loved this book for the first 2/3 of the story, when it began behaving overtly like a romance, at which point I only really liked it a lot. I found all the characters interesting, although the antagonists were not as well developed as I'd like. Moyes tells a good story about (mostly) believable an...
predictable but I still enjoyed it
Loved it. After a few DNFs, this book was a breath of fresh air, beautifully written, with interesting characters, and a story line which made me cry once or twice. Not all novels of this author find such an enthusiastic accord with my inner self. I loved Me Before You, one of the best novel I read ...