Monday, April 14, 2014

IMAGINARY LINES by Allison Parr Release Day + Playlist + Giveaway

Imaginary Lines Synopsis:
Tamar Rosenfeld has been in love with New York Leopards linebacker Abraham Krasner since they were twelve years old. She'd always considered it destiny that they'd end up together…until Abe was drafted and she professed her feelings in a moment of blind excitement. The sting of his rejection was like nothing she'd ever felt before, and it's nothing she'll ever forget.

Older and wiser, Tamar has landed a dream job as a reporter for one of New York's premier athletic websites. Determined to stop being the safe, boring girl she's felt like for most of her life, Tamar makes a list of all the things she wants to do and see in her new city, and Getting Over Abraham is priority number one.

But destiny has finally chosen to interfere. Just as Tamar's decided to move on, Abe's realized she's the only woman for him. When he confides the truth, Tamar has to decide if she can put her crush behind her, or take a chance on the very man who's been holding her back all these years.

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Allison Parr Bio:
Allison Parr is the author of Rush Me, Running Back, and Imaginary Lines. She grew up in small town New England, where she developed an incurable case of wanderlust. After graduating with degrees in archaeology and creative writing, she spent the next several years living in San Francisco, Paris, Boston, and New York. When she’s not traveling or writing, she’s making a mean chocolate cake or bad historical jokes. She’s also amassing enough books to rival the library in Beauty and the Beast.
To learn more about Allison’s books and travels, visit her at

Playlist From the Author
Okay. I’ll admit it. I listened to a lot of Frozen while writing second half of Imaginary Lines. I’m not even sorry. I also listened to Jesus Christ Superstar, which is kind of weird when you realize the book’s about two Jewish kids. I also listened to the soundtrack from the TV show Reign, which I think was probably pitched as Mary Queen of Scots meets Urban Outfitters. I heart it so hard.  Reign actually has some really nice atmospheric music, at least in the first episode. I give it two ears up.

Charlie Boy by The Lumineers
Follow by Crystal Fighters
Back To You by Twin Forks
Scotland by The Lumineers (Not on Spotifly)
The Loved Ones by Sanders Bohlke
Girl You're Alright by Paul Otten
Scotland by Wesley Jeremiah (not on Spotify)

Other than that, I listened to the radio (WXLO…. Eighties, nineties, and now)(this is actually an elaborate advertisement for the radio). I am fairly certain I’ve listened to the below songs approximately 100 times each while working on Imaginary Lines:

Rumor Has It by Adele
The One That Got Away by Katy Perry
Timber by Pitbull
Drops of Jupiter by Train
Team by Lorde
Ho Hey by The Lumineers
Just Give Me a Reason by Pink
I Knew You Were Trouble by Taylor Swift
We Are Young by Fun.
Burn by Ellie Goulding
Only Girl (In the World) by Rihanna
It’s Time by Imagine Dragons

Happy listening!

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