Saturday, September 8, 2012

Avoiding Commitment Playlist


About a month or so ago I posted a topic entitled “Playlists Inspired by Books.”  It’s no secret that I love music & I love books.  So what better way for me to commemorate my favorite books and beloved characters than by making playlists to remind me of them?  It helps turn dreaded tasks such as walking on the treadmill or grocery shopping into a fun activity by listening to music that reminds me of my beloved characters and of course, book boyfriends!  

Well, on one of my very favorite (& hilarious I might add) Facebook pages, many people have been posting songs that remind them of the fabulous book, Avoiding Commitment by the fabulous author, K.A. Linde.  If you haven’t read this book yet, it’s a MUST READ!  And yes, shouty caps intended!

Anyway, when this story first originated on Fiction Press, the author preceded each chapter with a song title to reflect the mood of the upcoming chapter.  Who better to create a book-inspired playlist than the author herself?  Immediately, I found myself searching for and downloading all of the songs onto my mp3 player.  Now I can think of Jack and Lexi whenever I want and wherever I go.  I have since made a playlist on YouTube to share with the fan page on Facebook.  The videos are embedded on the sidebar.  Feel free to give it a listen in your spare time.  Hope you enjoy it as much as I do!  Jack is a hard character to forget (not that I’d ever want to).

·         Chapter 1: The Perfect Mistake by Cartel

·         Chapter 2: Free Falling by Tom Petty

o   Free Falling by John Mayer is also mentioned in Chapter 2

·         Chapter 3: It’s All Coming Back to Me Now by Celine Dion

·         Chapter 4: That Thing You Do by The Wonders

·         Chapter 5: Wherever You Will Go by The Calling

o   Wonderwall by Oasis is mentioned in Chapter 5

·         Chapter 6: According to You by Orianthi

·         Chapter 7: Hot N Cold by Katy Perry

·         Chapter 8: This Love by Maroon 5

·         Chapter 9: Burn by Usher

·         Chapter 10: Rehab by Rihanna

·         Chapter 11: Reckless Abandon by Blink 182

·         Chapter 12: Lying is the most fun a girl can have without taking her clothes off by Panic at the Disco

·         Chapter 13: Madeline by Hanson

·         Chapter 14: Whatcha Say by Jason Derulo

·         Chapter 15: Craving by O-Town

·         Chapter 16: Two is Better Than One by Boys Like Girls & Taylor Swift

·         Chapter 17: Don’t Let Me Stop You by Kelly Clarkson

·         Chapter 18: I Never Told You by Colbie Caillat

·         Chapter 19: The Ocean by Mae

·         Chapter 20: Best of Me by The Starting Line

·         Chapter 21: Elephant Love Medley by Ewan McGregor & Nicole Kidman from Moulin Rouge

·         Chapter 22: All I Ever Wanted by Kelly Clarkson

·         Chapter 23: Breakeven by The Script

·         Chapter 24: Jar of Hearts by Christina Perri

·         Chapter 25: I Told You So by The Orkids


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