Guest Post: A Wreckless Playlist by Bria Quinlan + Giveaway! (US/Canada)

Guest Post: A Wreckless Playlist by Bria Quinlan + Giveaway! (US/Canada)

Wreckless by Bria Quinlan

Release Date: 6/12/13
 
 
 
About the Book
 
Wreckless…Where obsession and rebellion collide. 
 
Bridget Larson's never met a rule she didn’t like. Drawing inside the lines isn’t just a way of life – it’s the only way she can make it through the day. And through it all her BFF Leah has stood inside the lines with her through the unspeakable. Then Bridget catches her boyfriend with Leah--and the last thing on her mind is staying safe. 
 
Salvation… A bad boy and his jacked up pickup. 
 
Jake Moore was everything she needed and nothing he claimed to be. With one night of freedom and a spontaneously scribbled Rebellion List, Jake leads Bridget down every path she thought was forbidden... And into the one place she'd thought was lost to her forever.
 
 
 
 
The Wreckless Playlist

Some books have a song that plays over and over while you write it, others have an entire playlist. Wreckless was one of those great playlist books. 

Being set in rural middle America, Wreckless’s playlist is all country. It was a little weird for me to be in a Country Only Zone, but still a lot of fun.

So let’s kick it off!
(Here's a link to the playlist if you want to listen along. Thanks, YABC, for putting it together!)

 

SOMETHING LIKE THAT - Tim McGraw

I love this song. If you grew up where the fair was a big deal, this song will totally speak to you. Confession: I was a 4-H nerd! Fairs were work-during-the-day and flirt-with-the-boy-you-were-eyeing that night. (Sigh). A perfect combination!

 

WHITE HORSE - Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift has almost too many songs about getting dumped, overlooked, or cheated on but this one has the sadness to it – the lack of anger – that leads to self-doubt and self-blame. This was where Bridget starts… so thank goodness for that boy and his truck.

Speaking of which…

 

SOMETHING ‘BOUT A TRUCK - Kip Moore

Really? Do I have to say more? I mean, there just always has been something about a boy and his truck for me…which never caused me any trouble. Nope. No trouble at all. *wanders away looking dazed*

 

BAREFOOT BLUE JEAN NIGHT - Jake Owen

We all have nights like this. Nights so free that they just live in our minds as A Moment. Bridget will remember her night for a lifetime… And we all want one of those, don’t we?

 

DRINK IN MY HAND - Eric Church

I love this song. It’s such a Forget About It And Hit A Party song. 

 

DIRT ROAD ANTHEM - Jason Aldean

I grew up on a dirt road… annnnnd I also grew up racing those roads like the cops were on our tails. People keep asking me about my own recklessness. This was definitely one of the places I may have pushed some lines. Picture swerving through the woods, lights off, fog rising, turns coming up on you sooner than you remembered and all you cared about was making darn sure you weren’t letting the boys’ car win. Yeah.

I’m not saying I was like that… but if I was like that, you know, ever—I probably didn’t lose very often. Just saying.

But the laidback vibes of DIRT ROAD ANTHEM are the other side of that crazy rush feeling. The getting lost in your own backyard, following the stars with the music blaring side. 

Jake gets this – he knows all about the going nowhere fast joy of the open road, with your world vibing down to just you and that person sitting next to you. 

 

LIVE LIKE WE’RE DYING - Kris Allen

There’s a moment in each of our lives, sometimes it sticks and sometimes it’s just that time Right Then when you realize you have to do something and not let an opportunity pass you by. It’s a call for freeeeeeedooooommmmmm! 

 

SOMEWHERE WITH YOU - Kenny Chesney

I listened to this one a lot - it was on replay for a big portion of the Bridget’s night. Just that desperation to be with someone who was probably not the best thing for you. That gut-deep feeling that keeps you coming back. …yeah. Bridget was feeling it because Jake was new. Jake was feeling it because of an inner battle going on we don’t know about right away. But they both just had to come back to each other. But how long will that pull win and who will be able to walk away?

 

I DON’T WANT THIS NIGHT TO END - Luke Bryan

Luke. Bryan. LUKE. BRYAN. And also, if you were out with Jake Moore, would you want the night to end? Just saying.

 

So, what happens next, right? That’s the real question in any night like this. You take the risks, stretch the rules… or maybe just plain out break them. And when the sun rises the next day, who are you? Forever changed? Just the same? Only you will know. 

 

So, what song makes you feel a little “wreckless” – a little epic and invincible? Let us know in the comments!

 

 

About the Author

Golden Heart finalist Bria Quinlan writes Romantic Comedies for teens that take hard topics and make you laugh through your tears. Her stories remind you that life is an adventure not to be ignored. You can contact her find her at www.briaquinlan.com OR on twitter @briaquinlan.
 
She also writes sweet & sassy Contemporary Romances as Caitie Quinn.
 
Both personalities are represented by the awesomely amazing Laird Lauren Macleod of the Clan…. Oh, wait. Of Strothman Agency.
 
Check out her books and join the conversations at Goodreads.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Giveaway Details
 
1 US/Canada winner will receive a copy of WRECKLESS (ebook or paperback -- your pick!) and 5 Wreckless tattoos (shown below).
 
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Winners will be announced in our monthly newsletter (sign up now!) as well as this page after the giveaway ends. They will also be notified by email. 
 
Good luck!
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Comments 26

Guest - Margay on Friday, 12 July 2013 12:46

Hmmm...good question. Super Massive Black Hole, maybe.

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Hmmm...good question. Super Massive Black Hole, maybe.
Viviana Ortiz on Friday, 12 July 2013 17:49

Well for the book playlist LIVE LIKE WE’RE DYING - Kris Allen OR Like a teen's spirit - Nirvana

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Well for the book playlist LIVE LIKE WE’RE DYING - Kris Allen OR Like a teen's spirit - Nirvana
Jen on Sunday, 14 July 2013 08:58

While I am not a huge country music fan, I do have my moments and Kenny Chesney always helps. SOMEWHERE WITH YOU is a favorite of mine but if I had to pick my own, it would be, HANDS IN THE AIR by Timbaland/Ne-Yo.

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While I am not a huge country music fan, I do have my moments and Kenny Chesney always helps. SOMEWHERE WITH YOU is a favorite of mine but if I had to pick my own, it would be, HANDS IN THE AIR by Timbaland/Ne-Yo. ;)
Heather on Monday, 15 July 2013 13:17

I have read this book and loved it!!! I would love a paperback copy for my shelf!

hmmmm, my parents were really strict in high school, my curfew was 10:00! I would probably want to go to a crazy party, get drunk and not remember the night before forgetting about curfews!!

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I have read this book and loved it!!! I would love a paperback copy for my shelf! hmmmm, my parents were really strict in high school, my curfew was 10:00! I would probably want to go to a crazy party, get drunk and not remember the night before forgetting about curfews!!
Guest - Erika on Monday, 15 July 2013 20:39

Maybe something darker like something by Metallica or other heavy metal/hard rock! Thanks!

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Maybe something darker like something by Metallica or other heavy metal/hard rock! Thanks!
Guest - Karyn on Monday, 15 July 2013 21:37

Anything by The Cult especially Wildflower and Born To Be Wild

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Anything by The Cult especially Wildflower and Born To Be Wild
Guest - Tammy on Tuesday, 16 July 2013 11:47

Icona Pop, I love it!

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Icona Pop, I love it!
Nemo on Wednesday, 17 July 2013 10:29

this looks cute

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this looks cute :)
Nemo on Wednesday, 17 July 2013 10:30

shut up by simple plan >

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shut up by simple plan >:)
Danielle Schneider on Thursday, 18 July 2013 19:06

Red Dirt Road by Brooks and Dunn. Really good song.

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Red Dirt Road by Brooks and Dunn. Really good song.
Guest - Suveda P on Sunday, 21 July 2013 18:20

the song fearless by taylor swift makes me feel wreckless in a good way

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the song fearless by taylor swift makes me feel wreckless in a good way :)
Bria Quinlan on Sunday, 21 July 2013 21:23

I just got back from RWA (and doing my first author signing *faints*) and these songs are awesome! They deserve to be a whole playlist

Now I'm running through all my favorite "get Wreckless" non-country songs and thinking about a blog post. That absolutely isn't me procrastinating on these edits. Nope. Not at all.

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I just got back from RWA (and doing my first author signing *faints*) and these songs are awesome! They deserve to be a whole playlist ;) Now I'm running through all my favorite "get Wreckless" non-country songs and thinking about a blog post. That absolutely isn't me procrastinating on these edits. Nope. Not at all.
Guest - Becca on Monday, 22 July 2013 18:41

Most probably supermassive blackhole.

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Most probably supermassive blackhole.
Courtney S on Monday, 22 July 2013 21:58

Fast in My Car by Paramore

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Fast in My Car by Paramore
Dalia Shaaban on Monday, 29 July 2013 16:19

Bring The Pain by Mindless Self Indulgence lol

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Bring The Pain by Mindless Self Indulgence lol
Maggie Reid on Tuesday, 30 July 2013 10:37

Drink in my hand by Eric church ..... It's kind of self explanatory

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Drink in my hand by Eric church ..... It's kind of self explanatory
Sandra Lam on Wednesday, 31 July 2013 15:43

Make me wanna die by The Pretty Reckless

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Make me wanna die by The Pretty Reckless
Guest - Sandy Steckler on Friday, 02 August 2013 10:31

The song would have to be Live Like You're Dying. My philosophy is having fun and I try to have fun in everything I do and I try to make the most of out every day so I think this song says it all for me. You never know what tomorrow will be and even though some days are horrible, you still need to find some good in them as others have worse days then you.

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The song would have to be Live Like You're Dying. My philosophy is having fun and I try to have fun in everything I do and I try to make the most of out every day so I think this song says it all for me. You never know what tomorrow will be and even though some days are horrible, you still need to find some good in them as others have worse days then you.
Guest - Sharon Kaminski on Monday, 05 August 2013 16:09

Johnny Cash's Ring of Fire

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Johnny Cash's Ring of Fire
Christine Simons on Tuesday, 06 August 2013 16:55

Right now, I Love It

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Right now, I Love It :)

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