Blind Date a Book – Pick by Song Lyrics

Posted February 11, 2016 by Emz Chang in Mission: Recommend, Other / 3 Comments

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As Valentine’s Day is getting closer and closer, I’ve picked out a few books you can date if you don’t already have a human one. If you do, no worries, I’m sure neither partner will mind. 😉 Today matchmaking is hinging on song lyrics! Please don’t judge my taste in music. I don’t know why, but I was weirdly in a pop mood when I first came up with this post. To find out your match, once you find a song and description you like, simiply click on the “View spoiler” button like this one: View Spoiler ».

Before we start, I am well aware that I can’t actually set you guys up with a blind date since I can’t actually force you to go on one. And as much as I would like to help people pick up new books without being able to judge it by its cover, I can’t. So please, if you’re interested, try to give these books a try without paying too much attention to their covers and synopsises. 🙂


Let’s get started, shall we?

Fire Starter Demi Lovato

“Fire Starter” by Demi Lovato

“I’m a fire starter, I’m a sweet disaster
I melt hearts like fire

I might look all innocent
But the embers are burning inside of me
And I’m ready to take that step, can’t you see, can’t you see?”

Girl gone wild… sort of…-ish. Perfect if you love art, a bit of mystery, and are looking for a book writen in an unique way. Standalone. Realistic fiction.

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Out of the Woods Taylor

“Out of the Woods” – Taylor Swift

“Are we out of the woods yet?
Are we out of the woods yet?
Are we out of the woods yet?
Are we out of the woods?

Are we in the clear yet?
Are we in the clear yet?
Are we in the clear yet?
Are we in the clear yet, good.”

Are you in the mood for a little horror? A thriller that’s sort of spooky and makes you want to hide but won’t give you nightmares? This is the book for you! Standalone. Mystery, thriller, horror.

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People Like Us Kelly Clarkson

“People Like Us” – Kelly Clarkson

“People like us, we’ve gotta stick together
Keep your head up, nothing lasts forever
Here’s to the damned, to the lost and forgotten
It’s hard to get high when you’re living on the bottom

We are all misfits living in a world on fire
Oh whoa oh oh whoa oh
Sing it for the people like us, the people like us”

Are you feeling like “the only girl [or guy] in the world” and want to spend Single’s Awareness Day with a group of well developed fictional friends? (And when I said well developed, I meant they had well crafted personalities… Series. Fantasy, dysopian.

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Perfect One Direction

“Perfect” – One Direction

“But if you like causing trouble up in hotel rooms
And if you like having secret little rendezvous
If you like to do the things you know that we shouldn’t do
Then baby, I’m perfect
Baby, I’m perfect for you”

Love “bad boy” and good girl relationships or romances that seemed destinated to fail? This is the book for you. Warning… this book does kind of blur the line between YA and NA so if you haven’t started high school yet, this might not be the book for you. Standalone. Contempoary YA/NA.

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Permanent Vacation 5 Seconds of Summer 5SOS

“Permanent Vacation” – 5 Seconds of Summer

“Frustration, desperation
You say I need some kind of medication
Situation: no motivation
Destination: permanent vacation

In this story, a burnout and loss of love and passion (for a sport) causes a whole bunch of differences. It’s an adventure and you get to follow the personal stories of the characters. Standalone. Contemporary YA.

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Didn’t find what you were looking for? I’m also playing a person match maker. Just fill out the Blind Date a Book form.

Which song/book are you interest in starting dating?

Emz Chang

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3 responses to “Blind Date a Book – Pick by Song Lyrics

  1. This is such a clever idea for a post! I really enjoyed reading through the lyrics. I had to go with One Direction (love them), so I’m definitely adding Whatever Life Throws at You onto my TBR!