Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Soundtrack Challenge: Dirty Dancing




Duration: Up to you!

Levels:
Somebody’s Baby: 3 - 5 books
Hungry Eyes: 6 -11 books
Overload: 12 books.
Rules: Audiobooks, anthologies, and re-reads are fine. Post as you go, or all at once. Indicate your total near the top of your post, preferably in bold. Thanks! Example: 3/6 for three books read out of a planned six.

Spell It Out option: Choose one of the following song titles to spell out with book titles, series titles and authors. Or choose your favorite soundtrack to spell!

I’ve Had the Time of My Life (Bill Medley, Jennifer Warnes) (Hyperlink is to Final Dance.)
This song won the Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1987. Read a book first published in 1987. Or read a book that had has an Academy Award winning movie; and yes, that means any academy award, such as for song! Or has a white dress on the cover. Read a book that is the first in a series. Or has characters or an author named Bill or Jennifer.
First Truth by Dawn Cook

Be My Baby (The Ronettes)
Read a book with a body of water on the cover or has the word “baby” in the title. Or has a character or author named Ron or Ronette. This is the second song on the CD; read a book that is #2 in a series.
Insurgent by Veronica Roth

She's Like the Wind (Patrick Swayze) {Movie Scene}
Read a book with the word “wind” in the title or has a sad good-bye scene. Or has a character or author named Patrick or Johnny. This is the third song on the CD; read a book that is #3 in a series.

Hungry Eyes (Eric Carmen)
Read a book with an eye on the cover. Or had the word “hungry” or “hunger” in the title. Or the genre is fantasy. Or the character is learning to dance. Or has a character or author named Eric or Carmen. This is the fourth song on the CD; read a book that is #4 in a series.

Stay (Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs)
Read a book with the word “stay” in the title. Or has a character (or author) named Maurice or William. Or has one of the signs of the zodiac on the cover or in the title. This is the fifth song on the CD; read a book that is #5 in a series.

Yes (Merry Clayton)
Read a book that is a positive/affirmative/uplifting book, or has “yes” or “merry” in the title. Or shows a wheel(s) on the cover. This is the sixth song on the CD, so read a book that is the #6 in a series.

You Don't Own Me (The Blow Monkeys)
Read a book where someone breaks free from something or someone. Or has monkey(s) in it. This is the seventh song on the CD; read a book that is #7 in a series.

Hey! Baby (Bruce Channel)
Read a book with a predominately baby blue cover, or has the word “baby” in the title. Or a character calls another character “baby” or “babe” or Bruce. Or there is a baby in the book. This is the eighth song on the CD; read a book that is #8 in a series.

Overload (Alfie Zappacosta)
Read a book with a predominately dark blue cover, or has the word “overload” in the title, or has a character with a baritone voice, or has a character/author named Alfie. This is the ninth song on the CD; read a book that is #9 in a series.

Love Is Strange (Mickey & Sylvia)
Read a book that’s genre is romance. Or has the word “strange” (or a derivative of the word) in the title. Or the cover shows money. Or has a character or author named Mick, Micky, or Sylvia. This is the tenth song on the CD; read a book that is #10 in a series.

Where Are You Tonight? (Tom Johnston)
Read a book where someone gets lost or the protagonist is looking for a missing person. Or has a character named Tom (or it is the author’s name). This is the eleventh song on the CD; read a book that is #11 in a series.
Plum Lucky by Janet Evanovich
In the Still of the Night (The Five Satins)
Read a book with a predominately black cover, or has the words “still” or “night” in the title. Or there is a satin dress on the cover. This is the twelfth song on the CD; read a book that is #12 in a series

Example of “Spell It Out” option (ignore articles – “a, an, the” – unless you need them) using titles, series names, or author’s name. You can use any of the song titles above.

S. -Seabiscuit: An American Legend, by Laura Hillenbrand
T. - Travises, #3; Smooth Talking Stranger, by Lisa Kleypas
A. - Adair, Cherry = Hush
Y. - Yours To Keep, by Shannon Stacey

2 comments:

  1. Doesn't it. I don't know how many I will get done but I'm loving it.

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