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Soundtrack Song Mini-Challenge!

April 10, 2010
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THIS CHALLENGE IS NOW CLOSED

Hello read-a-thoners! Welcome to the Soundtracks Song mini-challenge! I love combining music and books, so let’s do some more of that. Yes, another music challenge coming your way ;)

Here’s how to play:

* Pick up a book that you’ve read today, or are currently reading.
* Choose a song that goes with the book – could be that it fits the overall feel of it or even a certain scene.
* Create a blog post answering the following:

  • Book title
  • Soundtrack song
  • Why you chose that song

* If possible, include a clip of the song (ie, youtube video).
* Come back here and leave the link to your post in the comments. (If you don’t have a blog, you can leave your answers in the comments)

This challenge will be open for 3 hours. At the end I’ll use random.org to pick a winner. And what are you playing for? The winner will be able to choose either 2 books or 1 of the 2 book prize packs from the read-a-thon prize list.

Have Fun!

Here’s mine!

Book title: Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster

Soundtrack Song: “The Way I Am” by Ingrid Michaelson

Why I chose this song: This song seems to capture not only Jerusha honesty and wit, but also her sweet protectiveness over Mr. Smith (aka Daddy-Long-Legs), the anonymous benefactor allowing orphan Jerusha to attend college. She would do almost anything for him, and he seems to like her just the way she is.

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32 Comments
  1. alissagrosso permalink
    April 10, 2010 1:08 pm

    Fun challenge, Alita. Here’s my entry:

    http://alissagrosso.com/2010/04/soundtrack-song-mini-challenge/

  2. April 10, 2010 1:15 pm

    Hope you enjoy it.
    http://www.librarything.com/topic/88879&newpost=1#lastmsg

    I would deffinitly recommend the book.

  3. April 10, 2010 1:19 pm

    Great idea for a challenge – thanks for being a mini challenge host :)

  4. April 10, 2010 1:21 pm

    Fun challenge! Here’s mine: http://www.spritewrites.net/?p=2425.

  5. April 10, 2010 1:28 pm

    Hey Alita,

    Nice to meet you :-)

    I hope you have a great read-a-thon :-) It seems you are doing well!

    Here is my entry for the mini-challenge: http://irisonbooks.wordpress.com/2010/04/10/read-a-thon-update-3/

  6. April 10, 2010 1:31 pm

    I had fun finding the video for this. Thanks for the mini-challenge!

    http://ghhslibrary.psd401.net/?p=2366

  7. April 10, 2010 1:36 pm

    i’m such a music person, so the idea of marrying the read-a-thon to music is perfect! i couldn’t resist.

    http://community.livejournal.com/read_a_thon/10885.html

  8. April 10, 2010 1:36 pm

    I love this challenge! I always try to match up music to go with the books I’m reading, so this was right up my alley!!
    I’m reading “The Murderer’s Daughters” so the song I picked seemed to go along with it well! Here’s the link – http://sharonsgardenofbookreviews.blogspot.com/2010/04/24-hour-read-thon.html

    Thanks for doing this!

  9. April 10, 2010 1:48 pm

    http://the-fiction-addiction.com/node/35

    There you go, my dear :) Probably could have put a little more thought into it, but I’m desperately trying to catch up right now :)

  10. April 10, 2010 2:02 pm

    Fun challenge. Here’s mine.

  11. April 10, 2010 2:08 pm

    Nice challenge!

    Here’s my pick -> http://bibliophibian.blogspot.com/2010/04/hour-9-update.html

  12. April 10, 2010 2:10 pm

    Great mini-challene, Alita! :D I’ve added my answers to my ‘thon post here

  13. April 10, 2010 2:15 pm

    Creative challenge! Here is my post

  14. April 10, 2010 2:46 pm

    My post is here. This was fun!

  15. April 10, 2010 2:55 pm

    Looks like you are making great headway
    Keep up the reading, don’t let that head sway
    Eyes on the page and coffee in hand
    You’ll be entering a new land.

    GO READER!

  16. April 10, 2010 2:58 pm

    I’ve been reading about the Korean naval hero Yi Sun-Shin and he was tough and very effective. My song for him is “I Won’t Back Down” by Tom Petty.

    bybeebooks.blogspot.com/2010/04/readathon-hour-10.html

  17. April 10, 2010 3:36 pm

    This is fun. I lurve music and books. Great combination and mini-challenge.

    I posted it on my blog.

    HAPPY readings!!!

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