Top Ten Books I’d Give A Theme Song


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Top Ten Books I’d Give A Theme Song To (and please tell us the song and why you’d pick it for the book!)

Since 2011, I have incorporated songs into my book reviews. When I saw that theme song list was set for 2/28, I was really excited. This connects books and songs, two things I like. So, check it out!

  1. Ian McEwan’s Atonement & One Republic’s “Apologize”
  2. Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy & The Smiths’ “How Soon is Now?”
  3. Elin Hilderbrand’s Silver Girl and Simon & Garfunkel’s “Bridge Over Troubled Water” 
  4. Beth Revis’ Across the Universe and The Beatle’s “Across the Universe” 
  5. Charles Webb’s The Graduate and Simon & Garfunkel’s “Here’s to You, Mrs. Robinson”
  6. Sandra Brown’s Lethal and Creedence Clearwater Revival’s “Born on the Bayou”
  7. Sarah Addison Allen’s The Sugar Queen and The Archies’ “Sugar, Sugar”
  8. Lisa Jardine’s The awful end of Prince William the Silent: The first assassination of a head of state with a handgun and Fall Out Boy’s “Sugar, We’re Goin’ Down”
  9. Francine Rivers’ Redeeming Love and Third Day’s “Gomer’s Theme”
  10. Mario Vargas Llosa’s The Feast of the Goat and Antonio Morel y Su Orquesta feat Macabi’s “El Chivo”
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