Blog Tour ~ The Notes by Catherine Con Morse ~ Spotlight

Blog Tour ~ The Notes by Catherine Con Morse ~ Spotlight

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The Notes by Catherine Con Morse, Girl staring at something

A warm welcome to a new Blog Tour! Today I am part of the TBR and Beyond Tours Blog Tour for The Notes by Catherine Con Morse! Music. Boarding school. Finding out who you are and what your identity is. Romance. And that cover is just stunning! I am happy I can promote this book with my readers!

And today I am shining a spotlight on the book! Let’s get started~

The Notes by Catherine Con Morse, Pink cover with a portrait of a girl and a silhouette of a girl behind thatA reserved Chinese American teen at a Southern performing arts boarding school comes into her own under the tutelage of a glamorous new piano teacher. A moving coming-of-age-novel from a debut novelist about first love, adolescent angst, and academic pressures.

Claire Wu isn’t sure that she has what it takes to become a successful concert pianist.

It’s the fear of every student at Greenwood School of Performing becoming a washed-out performer who couldn’t make it big. And Claire’s no Rocky Wong, the ace pianist at their boarding school.

Then Dr. Li shows up. She’s like no other teacher at mysterious, sophisticated, fascinating. Under Dr. Li’s tutelage, Claire works harder and dreams bigger than ever. And her crush Rocky finally seems interested. Maybe she’ll even be “Chinese enough” to join the elusive Asian Student Society.

Everything is falling into place until eerily personal notes about Claire’s bond with Dr. Li appear. Claire starts to feel the pressure. But she isn’t the only one. Everyone is feeling the strain. Especially Rocky, whose extreme perfectionism hides something more troubling.

As the Showcase tension crescendos, Claire must decide if she’s ready to sink or swim. She may discover who she really is as a Chinese American and learn if she’s ready to give her all for a shot at greatness.

The Notes is a powerful and poignant debut YA novel from award-winning writer Catherine Con Morse about dealing with academic pressures, falling in love for the first time, and finding yourself.

Buy here:Amazon
About the author:

Catherine Con Morse, Catherine Con Morse is the author of the coming-of-age boarding school novel THE NOTES, which was shortlisted for the CRAFT first chapters contest. A Kundiman fellow, she received her MFA from Boston University, where she taught undergraduate creative writing for several years. Her work appears in Joyland, Letters, HOOT, Bostonia, the Racist Sandwich podcast, and elsewhere. Catherine was one of the inaugural Writers in Residence at Porter Square Books.

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TBR and Beyond Tours, Blog Tour, Banner, Shelf, Plants

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