Music and Playlists

Music is a huge part of my writing process. It helps me figure out characters, imagine scenes, and build new worlds. Below are a few of my favorite tracks for my books. Some of the lists are a work in progress --the most updated versions are on theplaylists on my YouTube channel. Check them outhere.

Exquisite Captive Playlist

Click here for a Spotify playlist and explanation about why I chose these songs.

Slave (Yeah Yeah Yeahs)

I’m in Here(Sia)

The Gloaming (Radiohead)

Bad Girls (MIA)


What Now(Rihanna)

Maya (Susheela Raman)

Kamakshi (Susheela Raman)

Rabbit Heart (Florence + The Machine)

Arabian Dance(Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky)

Amarain(Amr Diab)

Leiley (Dania)

Dark Horse(Katy Perry)

Genie In A Bottle (Christina Aguilera)

Something Real Playlist

I Hate Camera (The Bird and the Bee)

Talk Show Host (Radiohead)

Island in the Sun (Weezer)

Black Bird (Beatles)

15 Step (Radiohead)

Not Your Kind of People (Garbage)

Every Teardrop is a Waterfall (Coldplay)

I'll meet you there Playlist

Travelin' Soldier (Dixie Chicks)

Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay (Sarah Bareilles cover)

Hotel California (the Eagles)

Royals (Lorde)

Summertime Sadness (Lana Del Rey)

True Love Waits (Radiohead)

Shake It Out (Florence + the Machine)

Paint It Back (Rolling Stones)