Monday, June 25, 2012

Playlist Monday #2 + G!veaway

Today's another edition of Playlist Monday! This is a meme hosted here at We Fancy Books where we feature a playlist from a book. I always wanted to hear what songs would authors like to hear while writing a book. What significance would it be for the book and why they liked the song.

Today I'm featuring a the Playlist of Mary Ting's Crossroads and Between

The main theme behind Crossroads is about forbidden love. Though these songs are not about forbidden love, the lyrics are very touching and it reminds me of the way Claudia and Michael feel for each other. 

I’ve Been Waiting For You-Guys Next Door

Just The Way You Are - Bruno Mars

With You - Chris Brown

For Between, Michael sings "At Last" to Claudia up in the clouds. This is their special song. Davin also sings to Claudia too,  It's So Hard To Say Goodbye To Yesterday -Boyz II Men This is the song he sings before something sad happens. Good Life from One Republic was a song I would blast will driving to work. It put me in a good mood. It also reminded me the way Davin is almost always positive, funny and how he deals with danger- with humor.

At Last-Etta James

It's So Hard To Say Goodbye To Yesterday - Boyz II Men

Good Life - One Republic

About the Author

Mary Ting resides in Southern California with her husband and two children. She enjoys oil painting and making jewelry. Writing Crossroads was a way to grieve the death of her beloved grandmother. It was inspired by a dream she once had as a young girl.


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  1. i'm following her blog too and while i haven't been lucky enough to own and read her book i've enjoyed all the review an excerpt .
    I didn't know these song and i was a bit surprised i admit i wouldnot i thought about some similars of those but i love " just the way you are"

    thanks you a lot for the international giveaway

    all the best

  2. I have not read these books yet, but I do like this playlist and my favorite song on it is Just The Way You Are by: Bruno Mars

  3. Fantastic Books and Author!!!!

    These books are fabulous and so much more than a paranormal romance. The story goes much deeper than that.
    I have gotten to know Mary through the internet and she is a wonderful person. She always takes the time to answer her fans.

    I love the playlist!!

  4. Great songs! Can't wait to read this book!

  5. I have not read the books yet, but I do like the songs!

  6. I didn't read the books but the songs are very good, especially "Good life" I like the song very much.

  7. I haven't read either of the books yet, but they are on my to read list. I really like the music that was picked.

  8. I haven't read either of the books, but I want to badly!

    I love the One Republic song on the playlist!

  9. haven't read the books yet although I already have then in my bookshelf... The songs are great! I especially like "good life"

  10. I love Crossroads!!!!!!! The songs picked are perfect for it!
    Ive Been Waiting For You by Guys Next Door

  11. I'm not entering the giveaway, but as someone who hasn't heard much about this series, I have to say this is a great post! The books sound great, and I love how we get a feel for them through music:)

    Great idea:)

  12. I have not read any of these books but I would like to very much. They sound very good. I love all the songs. Please enter me in contest.

  13. I have not read the books yet. Not having read them I enjoyed the music, but can't say how they relate. I like Good life: One Republic.

  14. I'm liking the songs! I like to attach songs to books.

  15. I've never read anything by Mary, or heard any of these songs. A new thing on both counts! Good songs though!

  16. I have not read these books yet, but I really want to!

  17. I recently purchased Crossroads and am looking forward to beginning the journey. I love At Last and it will always place first in a play list! Thank you for the fun.

  18. Thank you for this giveaway! I haven't yet read her books but I have heard a lot of good things about it. I also love the playlist. So many nice songs! My favorite is Just the way you are by Bruno Mars.


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