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I honestly don’t remember which came first – my obsession with purple or with Prince. I mean, purple’s been my favorite color for as long as I can remember. When all the other little girls loved pink, I chose purple. Just like when all the other girls squealed over Duran Duran, I smirked with Billy Idol, and when all the other girls swooned over Michael Jackson, I fell for Prince. He was dark and edgy and sexy as hell. Some of his songs were probably a little risqué for my then middle-school self – part of why I loved them. I listened to Darling … Continue reading

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Yesterday, I posted the playlist I listened to a lot while writing Torment. As I mentioned then, there was a lot of overlap between Torment and Faith, both in time spent writing and the music that “got me in the mood.” Faith‘s playlist is extra-long. Partially because it’s my longest book, and also because there were so many emotions wrapped up in writing it. Not just the emotions of the scenes and the characters, but my own, as the author finishing up a big part of her life. And admittedly, there are probably more songs I listened to over the last few months … Continue reading

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I’m a little slow in posting this, but hey, I’ve been busy! Writing and publishing two books back-to-back has kept me from doing the fun stuff. While writing those two books, Torment and Faith (Books 6 & 7, respectively, of the Soul Savers Series), I listened to a lot of the same songs over and over. Because these books are about war and evil, defeat and victory, most of the songs were pretty heavy in both sound and lyrics. What can I say? They put me in the mood. Torment’s playlist (somewhat in order with the story): As You Go by Red … Continue reading

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The Space Between releases two weeks from Friday! Wow. How did that sneak up so fast? The ARCs are out and preliminary reviews are coming in and they’re all awesome so far. Yay! If you’re a blogger and can post a review the week of release (between April 1-7), please email me at kristie(at)kristiecook(dot)com with a link to your blog and the date you can post, and I’ll send you an eARC. To create a bit of a mood and for you to see what music inspired me while writing The Space Between, here’s the playlist. I have to admit I … Continue reading


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Yesterday I finally posted the playlists for Promise and Purpose – I bet you can’t guess what’s today! Oh. Okay. You guessed right! The playlist for Devotion:What do you get out of it? Any crazy thoughts running through your head?


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