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11 Songs You Didn’t Know Were Dirty

Pop Culture, Reading Playlists

This is a guest blog post written by Gretchen McNeil! Every once in a while, a song will come on your iPod while you’re driving, or working, or at the gym, a song you’ve heard a million times, but only … Read More

Reading Playlist: PROOF OF FOREVER

Reading Playlists

The perfect playlist to accompany Lexa Hillyer’s debut YA novel PROOF OF FOREVER must capture that summertime, coming-of-age, best friends forever feel––and luckily, it does! Browse on to listen to the official Proof of Forever reading playlist and find out … Read More

Reading Playlist: SIMON VS THE HOMO SAPIENS AGENDA

Reading Playlists

Music plays a big role in SIMON VS THE HOMO SAPIENS AGENDA so it’s no surprise that the book comes with the most en fleek playlist of all time. Keep scrolling to read why Becky Albertalli chose these songs for … Read More

Reading Playlist: LIARS, INC.

Reading Playlists

What is the perfect music to accompany a book as twisty and turny as LIARS, INC by Paula Stokes? We’re about to find out! Paula is sharing her curated Spotify playlist with us and tells us why each song is … Read More

Reading Playlist: MY HEART AND OTHER BLACK HOLES

Reading Playlists

Jasmine Warga’s debut YA MY HEART AND OTHER BLACK HOLES is a bittersweet look into a high schooler’s decision to commit suicide and heavy with complex characters and difficult questions. To take us deeper into the development of these characters and … Read More

Reading Playlists: TAPE by Steven Camden

Reading Playlists

Introducing: two playlists for the ages. TAPE by Steven Camden is the haunting story about Ryan and Ameliah, two people connected by a tape cassette found twenty years after it was originally recorded. Listen to their playlists to understand the bond … Read More

Reading Playlist: EXQUISITE CAPTIVE

Reading Playlists

You know those books that seriously set a mood? That’s EXQUISITE CAPTIVE. You feel totally immersed in the exotic, sensual, rich story. Here, author Heather Demetrios tells us how she crafted this feel and shares a playlist to enhance your … Read More

Reading Playlist: GET EVEN

Reading Playlists

I’m not going to say I was an angry teen—I’ll just let the striped tights, green ten-holed Docs, and pleated skirts speak for themselves.  Get Even is definitely steeped in my mid-1990s angst, and the Don’t Get Mad series, pitched … Read More

Reading Playlist: Infinite Repeat

Reading Playlists

Because Infinite Repeat is a darker story than The Art of Lainey, it only makes sense that the playlist would contain darker music. However, both stories end on a hopeful note and I strived to include a mix of both … Read More

A (Don’t You) Forget About Me Mixtape

Author Guest Posts, Reading Playlists

Kate Karyus Quinn, author of (Don’t You) Forget About Me made you a mixtape because she secretly wants to be your girlfriend.    A (Don’t You) Forget About Me Playlist Mixtape I’ve always loved music. Not in an aficionado sort … Read More

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