Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Top Ten Tuesday (64)

Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Top Ten Songs I Associate with Books
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.
By the way: I'd like to wish all of you who are celebrating a very merry Christmas!
1. Song: I Hope Tomorrow Is Like Today by Guster
Book Match: Every Day by David Levithan
Lyric: "Everything that we are now/Is everything we can't let go/Or it's gone forever, far away

2. Song: Everywhere by Michelle Branch
Book Match: Unspoken by Sarah Rees Brennan
Lyric: "You're everything I know/That makes me believe/I'm not alone/I'm not alone"

3. Song: Careful by Guster
Book Match: Looking for Alaska by John Green
Lyric: "Careful or you'll hurt yourself/ Gonna try, try, try till the morning/But you can't hide, standing under these stars/They know everything, they know who you are."

4. Song: Unwell by Matchbox Twenty
Book: The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin
Lyric: "And it makes me think there must be something wrong with me/Out of all the hours thinking/Somehow, I've lost my mind"

5. Song: Go Your Own Way by Fleetwood Mac
Book: City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare
Lyric: "Loving you isn't the right thing to do/But how can I ever change things that I feel?"

6. Song: Iris by the Goo Goo Dolls
Book: The Tragedy Paper by Elizabeth Laban
Lyric: "And I don't want the world to see me/ Cause I don't think that they'd understand"

7. Song: Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters by Elton John
Book: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Lyric: "You stand at the edge while people run you through/And I thank the Lord for people out there like you"

8. Song: Losing My Religion by R.E.M.
Book: Stolen by Lucy Christopher
Lyric: "Trying to keep an eye on you/Like a hurt, lost, and blinded fool, fool"

9. Song: Falling Slowly (from Once)
Book: Fire by Kristin Cashore
Lyric: "Falling slowly eyes that know me and I can't go back/Moods that take me and erase me and I'm painted black"

10. Song: She Will Be Loved by Maroon 5
Book: Paper Towns by John Green
Lyric: "Please don't try so hard to say goodbye/Please don't try so hard to say goodbye"

What songs would you pair with your favorite book?


  1. Loved your post topic, it was so much fun! :) Here’s my Top Ten Tuesday list: Top Ten Catchiest Book Titles:

    Alice @ Alice in Readerland

  2. AWESOME post topic and answers!! Especially love your song picks for Looking for Alaska and Every Day (both books I LOVED) :)

  3. What a great idea. I might steal it (with credit) for the nest freebie.

  4. What a terrifically original Top Ten. Bravo!


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