Liv, ForeverReleased: 11 March 2014
Genre: Paranormal, Mystery
Publisher: Soho Teen
At the Other End:
When Liv Bloom lands an art scholarship at Wickham Hall, it’s her ticket out of the foster system. Liv isn’t sure what to make of the school’s weird traditions and rituals, but she couldn’t be happier. For the first time ever, she has her own studio, her own supply of paints. Everything she could want.
Then she meets Malcolm Astor, a legacy student, a fellow artist, and the one person who’s ever been able to melt her defenses. Liv’s only friend at Wickham, fellow scholarship kid Gabe Nichols, warns her not to get involved, but life is finally going Liv’s way, and all she wants to do is enjoy the ride.
But Liv’s bliss is doomed. Weeks after arriving, she is viciously murdered and, in death, she discovers that she’s the latest victim of a dark conspiracy that has claimed many lives. Cursed with the ability to see the many ghosts on Wickham’s campus, Gabe is now Liv’s only link to the world of the living. To Malcolm.
Together, Liv, Gabe, and Malcolm fight to expose the terrible truth that haunts the halls of Wickham. But Liv must fight alone to come to grips with the ultimate star-crossed love.
Liv, Forever Playlist!
In Liv, Forever, Malcolm is part of the Wickham Hall establishment but he wishes he wasn’t. He has a rebellious streak so he picks songs that are a little left of center, whether from new indie acts like Wake Owl or old school tunes from The Pixies or Television. In the book, Malcolm makes a playlist for Liv. In fact, the playlist is called “Liv, Forever” so it’s a pretty crucial part of the book. I’m listing it here and adding some additional songs that Malcolm would like as well. Enjoy!
Bright Eyes “First Day of My Life”
Broken Social Scene "Sweetest Kill"
The xx “Crystallised”
Wake Owl “Candy”
Bon Iver “Towers”
The Velvet Underground “I’ll Be Your Mirror”
Tallest Man on Earth “Burden of Tomorrow”
Nirvana “Come As You Are”
Chromatics “Kill for Love”
Arcade Fire “Awful Sound (Oh, Eurydice)
Wild Nothing “This Chain Won’t Break”
Fleet Foxes “Your Protector”
The Beatles “I’m Looking Through You”
Spoon “Written in Reverse”
Tame Impala “Sun’s Coming Up”
Lana del Ray “Sumertime Sadness”
Galaxie 500 “Tell Me”
Wake Owl “Letters”
Television “Guiding Light”
The Lumineers "Flowers in Your Hair"
The Pixies “Wave of Mutilation”