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Perfect Tunes Have You Ever Wondered What Your Mother Was Like Before She Became Your Mother, And What She Gave Up In Order To Have You It S The Early Days Of The New Millennium, And Laura Has Arrived In New York City S East Village In The Hopes Of Recording Her First Album A Songwriter With A One Of A Kind Talent, She S Just Beginning To Book Gigs With Her Beautiful Best Friend When She Falls Hard For A Troubled But Magnetic Musician Whose Star Is On The Rise Their Time Together Is Stormy And Short Lived But Will Reverberate For The Rest Of Laura S LifeFifteen Years Later, Laura S Teenage Daughter, Marie, Is Asking Questions About Her Father, Questions That Laura Does Not Want To Answer Laura Has Built A Stable Life In Brooklyn That Bears Little Resemblance To The One She Envisioned When She Left Ohio All Those Years Ago, And She S Taken Pains To Close The Door On What Was And What Might Have Been But Neither Her Best Friend, Now A Famous Musician Who Relies On Laura S Songwriting Skills, Nor Her Depressed And Searching Daughter Will Let Her Give Up On Her DreamsFunny, Wise, And Tenderhearted, Perfect Tunes Explores The Fault Lines In Our Most Important Relationships, And Asks Whether Dreams Deferred Can Ever Be Reclaimed It Is A Delightful And Poignant Tale Of Music And Motherhood, Ambition And Com Promise Of Life, In All Its Dissonance And Harmony

About the Author: Emily Gould

Emily Gould was born and raised in Silver Spring, Maryland She went to Kenyon College for two years, then completed her B.A at Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts in New York City She has lived in NYC first in the East Village, then in Greenpoint, and now in Bed Stuy, Brooklyn since May 2001 Since moving to New York Emily has had a number of jobs, including work at Hyperion Books and Gawker.com In 2008 she completed Alison West s 200 hour yoga teacher training and in 2010 she completed her basic back care yoga certification She runs Emily Books, a feminist publishing project www.emilybooks.com.Besides yoga, she loves going to museums especially PS1, birdwatching and karaoke.

10 thoughts on “Perfect Tunes

  1. says:

    I like the premise I would have liked to say the story fleshed outand fuller character development The reader is expected to take a lot for granted which makes for an uneven read but there are nicely observed moments throughout and the overall idea is solid.

  2. says:

    A really great concept for this book but I feel like it fell short for me the character s connections really lacked in my opinion I felt like there wasn t very much dialog between characters that was meaningful and it was hard for me to feel connected to them I also think the book may need to divide up into a fewchapters, a lot of the book felt like a run on I think this boo

  3. says:

    DO NOT read the jacket summary I did but fortunately after I d already read past the spoiler revealed that happens 100 or so pages in Just go in knowing that this is a great mix of the musician s life of Daisy Jones the Six with the writing expertise of Ask Again, Yes or Everything I Never Told You which are two of my all time favorite fiction books written for other writers This was

  4. says:

    3.75 A page turning story mostly about motherhood and setting aside your dreams for your child Part 1 reminded me a bit of Sweetbitter I adored Part 2 which was about our main character and her bond with her baby toddler Part 3 was also good with an ending that doesn t necessarily tie it all up in a bow I won an ARC in a Goodreads give away.

  5. says:

    I received this book free from Netgalley I found this book particularly difficult together into The characters are flat and one dimensional and the story felt like it had been done so many times before There were some grammatical errors too, which was off putting Cannot recommend this book.

  6. says:

    read in one night as i think a form of self inflicted punishment not good.

  7. says:

    Loved this smart, compelling novel full of heart I couldn t put it down.

  8. says:

    The description of this book sounded so good I was really excited to read it, and tried so hard to love it Unfortunately, I found it bland and was not able to feel invested in the story or connect to the characters.

  9. says:

    No soul No logic No point.

  10. says:

    A big thanks to Avid Reader Press for the free advance reader s edition I ve been excited to read this novel for months and, I am happy to report, it did NOT disappoint Emily Gould s writing is fantastic and I absolutely fell in love with her characters, especially Laura who is the novel s primary narrator protagonist While this will certainly appeal to those who have experienced life after children, and what it looks like to set aside certain d

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