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A Thousand Perfect Notes

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An emotionally charged story of music, abuse and, ultimately, hope.

Beck hates his life. He hates his violent mother. He hates his home. Most of all, he hates the piano that his mother forces him to play hour after hour, day after day. He will never play as she did before illness ended her career and left her bitter and broken. But Beck is too scared to stand up to his moth
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Paperback, 282 pages
Expected publication: June 7th 2018 by Orchard Books
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C.G. Drews
Nov 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
UPDATE, May 26: So release day is ridiculously close. I am softly screaming. And also running an Instagram challenge from the 1-7 of June (winner gets an annotated copy of ATPN + open INT!) More details here if you want to join in!

Also pleeeease remember not to tag/link me to negative reviews! Not expecting everyone to love it, but I don't need to read those reviews. 💛

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Trigger Warnings: I will put them in spoiler tags, so click as you wish! (view spoiler)
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ilsa ➹
Oct 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
SUCH SUBTLE WAYS OF WORLD DOMINATION CAIT

REREAD UPDATE 3/03/18:
1)Beck is even MORE precious, I don't know how I missed this, he is fabulous and August calls him a marshmallow with a burnt outside and I couldn't put it any better, to be honest.

2) A lot happens just at the end of the book? It seemed a lot more fast paced this time but like, not a fault, just something I picked up on

3) THERE IS NOT ENOUGH BECK AND AUGUST I AM SORRY THIS IS TORTURE (view spoiler)
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Sky
Oct 20, 2017 marked it as to-read
THE DRAGON QUEEN OF CAKE HAS A BOOK AND I HAVE NEVER BEEN SO EXCITED I SQUEALED AND MAY HAVE SCARED AN OLD MAN IN THE PHARMACY.

UPDATE WE HAVE A COVER AND OF COURSE IT’S GORGEOUS WHY IS THIS BOOK NOT OUT YET I NEED IT IMMEDIATELY.
Inge
Oct 21, 2017 rated it really liked it
If you’re thinking, “Oh, I bet A Thousand Perfect Notes is going to be funny because Cait’s blog is funny” then HAHAHA <--- I’m sorry but that was your last laugh. Ever. I hope you enjoyed it. Because this book is 50% heartbreaking and 50% soul destroying and 50% gut wrenching and trust me the math adds up.

Still, as a long-time reader of Paper Fury, I have become familiar with her unique way of writing, and it was fun to find some of those “Caitisms” throughout the story, like:
• cake
• using “
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julianna ➹
Oct 20, 2017 marked it as to-read
I (almost) NEVER DO REVIEWS OF BOOKS BEFOREHAND BUT I AM EXTREMELY EXCITED FOR THIS BOOK BECAUSE THE QUEEN (CAIT) IS WRITING IT.
destiny ☠ howling libraries
One huge step forward for Cait's world domination plan and I could not be any prouder!
Gabriela Paige
Oct 20, 2017 marked it as to-read
EVERYONE! CAIT AT PAPERFURY IS PUBLISHING HER FIRST BOOK! *SCREAMS*

UPDATE: OMG!!! NOW THERE IS A GORGEOUS COVER!!! EEP!!!
Emily Mead
Oct 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Being in the extremely privileged position of a CP to the glorious CAIT, I have in fact already read and loved this. You all will as well - trust me.
Alyssa Carlier
Nov 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Disclaimer: I only read a draft, and tbh Cait is fantastic so I could be biased. I mean, I haven't used in Goodreads in FOREVER but I just HAVE to review this.

Guys, I don't even like contemporary. But Cait's book is just freaking amazing. It has music! cake (of course)! angst! All the characters were spectacularly, beautifully written. The romance was—to use a writing cliche—like great makeup: hardly noticeable but absolutely stunning. AND THE PLOT AND THE HEARTBREAK. *muffled spoilers* just. re
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emma
Oct 22, 2017 marked it as to-read
QUEEN OF BLOGGING IS PUBLISHING A BOOK. I REPEAT, QUEEN OF BLOGGING IS PUBLISHING A BOOK.

giveittomenow.
Dannii Elle
Feb 23, 2018 rated it liked it
Actual rating 3.5/5 stars.

Beck's violent mother stifles his daily live and his creativity. Her imposed rules of piano coming before school, friends, and happiness leads him to feel estranged from his peers and the world at large. But when Beck meets August, he is introduced to a life lead by happiness and is given the option to approach what is missing in his own life, and figure out exactly why.

It is hard to separate a book from its author and my initial interest in this stemmed from the person
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adaline
Oct 20, 2017 marked it as to-read
*banging pots together*
Y'ALL, THE EVER FABULOUS CAIT IS HAVING A BOOK PUBLISHED. I'M SO DAMN EXCITED. ALL HAIL THE QUEEN.
Maraia
Oct 22, 2017 rated it really liked it
**Disclaimer** There's no way to not write a biased review when one of your best friends publishes a book, especially when you first read it way back in the beginning, before it was even a Real Book. So, in my completely biased opinion, I love this book, and I think everyone should read it!

In my less biased opinion, I still love this book. It's darker than I prefer my YA contemporaries, but it also has a lot of heart, and it's nothing if not an emotional roller coaster (i.e. my favorite kind of
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Taneika
Oct 20, 2017 marked it as to-read
I’m so excited for Cait to finally become overlord if the world (even if it’s the literary one!!!!)
Also sorry while this book doesn’t contain dragons, I AM STILL SO INCREDIBLY EXCITED OMG. I’m excited bc it explores parental emotional abuse (yes, I like hurting myself through reading apparently - give me allllll of the non-glamorised abuse books) but also it’s author is wonderful and hilarious so OBVIOUSLY IM READING THIS ASAP
❆ Sheharzad ❆
Oct 20, 2017 marked it as to-read
Shelves: ya-romance
THIS IS CAIT'S BOOK
YA'LL CAIT WROTE THIS
IM SO HAPPY YAAASSSS
gr friends getting published makes my heart CRY skjdhfsdkhfv

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now june 7, 2018 DEFINITELY needs to come faster!!

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this sounds like heartbreak. i'm so ready
@ june 7, 2018 come faster
Shannon (It Starts At Midnight)
I pre-ordered. Because of COURSE I did and you should too tbh.
Janani
Oct 25, 2017 marked it as to-read
WHY AM I THE LAST PERSON ON THIS PLANET TO KNOW ABOUT THIS BOOK?

blaming on myself: why i went mia at an unnatural time?

ANYWAY, I'm so ready to be broken and I'm gonna enjoy every minute of it.

I'LL FORGET ABOUT HER EVIL CACKLE WHEN I'M GASPING FOR BREATH.
Nadhira Satria
Oct 20, 2017 marked it as to-read
I DON'T READ CONTEMPORARIES BUT I WILL READ THIS BECAUSE THIS IS WRITTEN BY ONE OF MY GR FRIEND
Miriam Joy
Apr 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I was extremely apprehensive about reading this. I mean -- excited! Definitely excited! I requested it without even hesitating when I saw it on NetGalley. But then the pressure kicked in, and I began to get seriously nervous about reading it. I put it off. I kept telling myself I was waiting until nearer the release date.

The truth is: when you've known someone more than five years (and Facebook said Cait and I became FB friends five years ago yesterday), and you've talked about books and charact
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Boze Herrington
Oct 20, 2017 marked it as to-read
get excited everybody, Cait has written a BOOK
Bee {Quite the Novel Idea}
Quite The Novel Idea ~ Novel Ink

I'll admit I was scared to read this book. Not because of what it's about, but because of who wrote it. Cait has been a dear friend of mine for a few years new and I've beta read for her before. So I was scared to read this book because what if I don't like it? Or will people think I'm biased? But of course I had to read it. And I was careful to be just as critical with this book as I am with all others. And it still exceeded all expectations I could possibly have
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Fuzaila
Feb 18, 2018 marked it as to-read
Wait whatt?? Cait has written a book????

Y'all,

CAIT (aka, my favourite book blogger/reader) FROM Paper Fury HAS WRITTEN A BOOK.

Can anyone coach me on how to survive till June???!
Vicky (tangledpages)
Jan 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I don't think I've read a book that has engulfed me in it so deeply that it has barely let me out to breathe. This was such a hard hitting book and completely un-put-downable. A full review is to come, but let me just say that considering this book only arrived today and I've already devoured it, I'd say this is one to definitely bump up your TBR lists come release date.

This is C.G. Drew's debut novel and I really can't wait to see where she goes with her next book. This one was very powerful.

No
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Daphne (Illumicrate)
Feb 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars An absolutely pitch perfect read. In between the hurt and the hope, C.G.'s writing stands out beautifully.

It's find it hard to write reviews about books that deal with difficult subjects, as I don't want that to be the focus. This book is so much more than that. I loved the ache that my heart felt. Beck is a perfect cinnamon roll of grumpiness and talent, and August is a warm blanket of sunshine and snark. Together, their friendship made me feel like I was listening to one of Twice Bur
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Amber Robertson
thank you Hachette Australia for sending me a copy in exchange for an honest review. all thoughts are my own.

Trigger Warnings: physical abuse, emotional abuse, anxiety, depression, PTSD, lack of food, poverty, major injury, graphic violence

YOU CAN ALSO FIND MY REVIEW FOR THIS BOOK OVER ON MY BLOG

I was beyond excited to be able to receive an Australian authors debut novel. I absolutely love supporting other Australian’s and if I was still in high school I definitely would have chosen to do an ana
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rachel • typed truths
I cannot believe this is real and happening.
Jeann (Happy Indulgence)
Oh my gosh guys, this is SO GOOD. Cait is incredibly talented (we already knew that) and I'm so excited for her! It's filled with glitter, cake, puppies and music but on the other hand, it's a dark story of abuse and regret. It's incredibly compelling and the last few lines had me bawling in the car on the way to work. I loved it so much and my review & Q&A will be coming soon!
Olivia
Mar 06, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: contemporary
I received a copy from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

I don't read as much contemporary or even young adult fiction, as I read adult fantasy, but when I heard about Cait's book I immediately requested a review copy. I read it in one sitting. It is gripping and gut-wrenching.

I really enjoyed my read, but I must point out just how dark this is. A Thousand Perfect Notes is the story of Beck and Beck really hates his life. Beck grew up with an abusive mother. Beck's mother is a monster.
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Fables&Wren
Jan 31, 2018 marked it as to-read
Paper Fury blogger Cait has a book and it’s beautiful! All hail the queen! It’s bound to be AMAZING and probably will make my stone heart beat again ♥ ...more
Kelly (Diva Booknerd)
May 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
She shattered my heart then handed it back to me, piece by piece, taping it back together with a gentle hope. So, so lovely Cait.

4.5 stars. Review to come.
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C.G. Drews lives in Australia with her piano and the goal of reading every book in existence. Consequently, her brain has overflowed with words and she spends her days writing novels to make you laugh or cry (or both). She never sleeps and believes in cake for breakfast.

She blogs at paperfury.com.
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