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Deep Blue has a strong emphasis on music and the magic it can evoke. I had to know which songs helped inspire Jennifer, and here’s what she said

I don’t eat frog eggs for breakfast, or sleep in a bed ofΒ  anemones, but one thing I absolutely share with the mermaids of DEEP BLUE is the belief that music is magic. My DEEP BLUE playlist features tunes that combine magic, mystery, and mythology.Β  Here are a few:

“Hey Orpheus” by Arcade Fire

“Sirens” by Pearl Jam

“Coming of Age” by Foster the People

“Magic” by Coldplay

“Open Your Eyes” by Bea Miller

CoverAbout the Book:
Deep in the ocean, in a world not so different from our own, live the merpeople. Their communities are spread throughout the oceans, seas, and freshwaters all over the globe.

When Serafina, a mermaid of the Mediterranean Sea, awakens on the morning of her betrothal, her biggest worry should be winning the love of handsome Prince Mahdi. And yet Sera finds herself haunted by strange dreams that foretell the return of an ancient evil. Her dark premonitions are confirmed when an assassin’s arrow poisons Sera’s mother. Now, Serafina must embark on a quest to find the assassin’s master and prevent a war between the Mer nations. Led only by her shadowy dreams, Sera searches for five other mermaid heroines who are scattered across the six seas. Together, they will form an unbreakable bond of sisterhood and uncover a conspiracy that threatens their world’s very existence

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JenniferDonnellyJennifer Donnelly is an award-winning author of both adult and young adult books, including Deep Blue, the first book in the Waterfire Saga. For adults she has written a trilogy of best-selling books that includes The Tea Rose, The Winter Rose, and The Wild Rose. Her first young adult novel, A Northern Light, received many accolades, among them the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, a Carnegie Medal in the UK, and a Michael L. Printz Honor. Her second young adult novel, Revolution, was named a Best Book of 2010 by Kirkus Reviews and School Library Journal, and the audiobook received a 2011 American Library Association Odyssey Honor. She lives in New York’s Hudson Valley.

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  1. says

    Pearl Jam! Those are some really great songs the author shared. I really liked Bea Miller when she was on The X-Factor. I didn’t know she was making music already. I definitely need to look more into her songs.
    Thanks for sharing, Kristen!

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