Let me know your pretty songs. I’m putting together a playlist. I think it’ll help me, maybe. Or at least give me something fantastic to listen to.
We all have our own pretty songs. And whether they’re by Bone Thugs-n-Harmony or Loretta Lynn, or The Avett Brothers or Maxwell, it’s irrelevant. Music doesn’t mean anything until we give it meaning, by living with it. And I’m not trying to get Philosophy 101 on you, but it’s true. And today, I think, is a day to find your pretty song. To give it a listen.
Suddenly, each girl must decide what matters most: friendship, or love. What both girls don't know is that the stakes are even higher than either of them could have imagined. They're not the only ones who have noticed Jack's gift; his music has awakened an ancient evil and a world both above and below which may not be mythical at all. "We have paved over the ancient world but that does not mean we have erased it. "
The real "and the mystical; the romantic and the heartbreaking all begin to swirl together in "All Our Pretty Songs, "Sarah McCarry's brilliant debut, carrying the two on journey that is both enthralling and terrifying. "
"And it's up to the narrator to protect the people she loves if she can.