Author Playlists

In keeping with the musical theme of my review for Audrey, Wait!, I went in search of tunes to accompany the reading experience for some of my favorite authors. Seems that many authors find music to be a big inspiration in the writing process, and many have shared the songs that they listened to while writing their books and music that they think fits their novels’ moods.

Karen Marie Moning created a soundtrack to the last book in her Fever series, Shadowfever. It’s for sale at her website.

Jocelynn Drake has created playlists for her Dark Days series.

Rob Thurman has posted Trixa’s song Paint It Red from her Trickster series. She also had fans help to compile a playlist for her Cal Leandros series.

Seanan McGuire records original music; album details here.

Chloe Neill has created playlists for her Dark Elite and Chicagoland Vampires series.

Kim Harrison has created playlists for the characters of her Hollows series.

Stephanie Meyer has created playlists for Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse, Breaking Dawn, Midnight SunThe Short Second Life of Bree Tanner, and The Host.

Stacey Kade has a playlist for The Ghost and the Goth.

Stacia Kane has playlists for her Downside series.

Stephanie Perkins has a spoiler-free playlist and a spoiler-y playlist for Anna and the French Kiss.

Kelly Creagh has a playlist for her novel Nevermore.

Amy Plum created a playlist for her novel Die for Me.

Becca Fitzpatrick has playlists for Hush, HushCrescendo, and Silence.

Julie Kagawa has playlists for her Iron Fae series.

Lauren Kate has a playlist for her novel Passion.

Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl created playlists for the characters from Beautiful Creatures.

Dianne Sylvan created a playlist for her novel Shadowflame.

Alyson Noel has a playlist for her Immortals series.

Jaye Wells created soundtracks for the books in her Sabina Kane series.

Mark Henry has a rotating playlist for his Amanda Feral series.

Mercedes Lackey features albums inspired by her various books.

Susane Colasanti has a playlist for each of her novels.

Maggie Stiefvater created playlists for her Wolves of Mercy Falls series.

Allyson Condie created a playlist for her novel Matched.

Ally Carter has a playlist for her Gallagher Girls series.

Delilah S. Dawson made a playlist for her novel, Wicked As They Come.

Cath Crowley revealed the songs that would be on her Graffiti Moon playlist in this interview.

Sarah Rees Brennan created a playlist for her novel Unspoken.

Erin Morgenstern has a playlist plus song explanations for her novel The Night Circus.


One thought on “Author Playlists

  1. Do you have anymore posts/compendiums like this? Also, Alexandra Bracken has one for Brightly Woven, which isn’t listed here, but I’m always looking for more! Authors have the best taste in music,

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