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Just Perfect

16 January 2015

My name is Hanne Arts, debut author of “Just Perfect,” which came out in December (in the midst of writing Internal Assessments, essays, and homework assignments). Though seemingly inopportune, I couldn’t have chosen a better time – the novel’s release was incredibly exciting and the thrill was unparalleled. To describe the sensation: It was Just Perfect.

Several of you have already told me of your interest, and I hope that there will be more of you to come. In fact, I still have a few copies and will soon order more in case you want to buy one (or more) directly from me (only 9 EUR), although you are also more than welcome to grab yourselves a copy at (hardcopy)  and (Kindle version).


If you need a little nudge, see what other people have said of “Just Perfect”:


“The author of this book is only 18 years old, yet she writes with an honesty and intelligence that is well beyond her years. Her ability to convey emotion and to draw the reader into her world is truly exceptional.” (Amie Gaudet)

“A charming and intriguing story, written with a finesse and maturity of style that would flatter an author of far more seasoned years. Its ironic wit and acuteness of observation are a joy to read and its insights into the problems of mental depression are helpful and acute.” (John Yeoman)


“This novel goes straight to my heart. It has the courage to analyze feelings and behavior that belong to the rapidly increasing mental illnesses connected to obsessive-compulsive disorders and all resulting disorders: eating, anxiety, perfectionism, you name it.

It is brilliantly written, with a sharp eye for the human condition in every dimension.” (Rudy Ceuppens)


Last week, in order to market my book and spread the news, I visited the American International School in Budapest (AISB) to give a presentation for the 9th graders, who were very excited and intrigued by the novel and showed great interest. It was an amazing visit, especially as I was able to see my old teachers and schoolmates and share the news of my story with an audience. It was an incredible experience, which I will try to recreate when I will be giving a speech at Cambridge in several months as well.

In the meantime, I’ve also spread the news and had my own articles as well as other people’s reviews of my book all over the internet. In this way, I have supported the National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA), Rehinge, and there are more to follow!

Once again, I urge you to check out/subscribe to my blog and/or like my Facebook page to keep up to date with my latest developments. Also, don’t forget to grab yourselves a copy and, if you like it, leave a brief review on Amazon and Goodreads (and anywhere else you’d like). Thanks for all the support!