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Almost every book Kody writes has a playlist. These lists consist of songs that remind Kody of the characters or the story and, usually, are songs she listened to while writing. Enjoy!

Playlist for THE DUFF (Designated Ugly Fat Friend)
Note: Songs with a (B) at the end are from Bianca's perspective and those with a (W) are from Wesley's perspective. Others are just fitting the general theme or both characters.

  1. "Womanizer" by Britney Spears
  2. "Everything is Alright" by Motion City Soundtrack
  3. "Dirty Sunshine" by Lillix
  4. "When It All Falls Apart" by The Veronicas (B)
  5. "Take Me Away" by Avril Lavigne (B)
  6. "Push" by Matchbox 20
  7. "I Can't Stay Away" by The Veronicas (B)
  8. "Easier To Run" by Linkin Park
  9. "I Won't Say I'm In Love" from Disney's Hercules (B)
  10. "Stay" by Safety Suit (W)
  11. "Bruised" by Jack's Mannequin
  12. "Swing, Swing" by the All-American Rejects
  13. "The Way I Loved You" by Taylor Swift (B)
  14. "The Only One" by Yellowcard (W)
  15. "Two is Better Than One" by Boys Like Girls ft. Taylor Swift
  16. "The Only Exception" by Paramore (B)

Playlist for SHUT OUT

  1. "Night Moves" by Bob Seger
  2. "Potential Breakup Song" by Aly and AJ
  3. "Dangerous" by Katharine McPhee
  4. "One Girl Revolution" by Saving Jane
  5. "Autumn" by Sparks the Rescue
  6. "Don't Touch (The Zoom Zoom Song)" by Ashley Tisdale
  7. "What it Feels Like For a Girl" by Madonna
  8. "Impossible" by Shontelle
  9. "Smile" by Lily Allen
  10. "Can't Hold Us Down" by Christina Aguilera and Lil' Kim
  11. "Bad Romance" by Lady Gaga
  12. "Sweet Silver Lining" by Kate Voegele
  13. "Come On Closer" by Jem
  14. "Doll Parts" by Hole
  15. "Tearin' Up My Heart" by *NSync
  16. "Apology" by Safetysuit
  17. "Vindicated" by Dashboard Confessional

Note: A Midsummer's Nightmare actually has 2 playlists. One is Whitley's Playlist, made up of songs Whitley would actually listen to (songs released before 1999) and the other is made up of songs that Whitley wouldn't approve of, even though I think they fit the book well.

Whitley's List

  1. "School's Out" by Alice Cooper
  2. "Cruel Summer" by Bananarama
  3. "Brown Eyed Girl" by Van Morrison
  4. "Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Nirvana
  5. "Hot Stuff" by Donna Summer
  6. "Bad Reputation" by Joan Jett
  7. "Torn" by Natalie Imbruglia
  8. "Criminal" by Fiona Apple
  9. "Alone" by Heart
  10. "Listen to Your Heart" by Roxette
  11. "Wonderwall" by Oasis

The Extended Playlist
Note: Songs with an (N) at the end are from Nathan's perspective, songs with a (W) are from Whitley's perspective, and the rest are just general or go both ways.

  1. "A Party Song (The Walk of Shame)" by All Time Low (N)
  2. "Again I Go Unnoticed" by Dashboard Confessional (W)
  3. "Wish You Were" by Kate Voegele (W)
  4. "Dirrty" by Christina Aguilera
  5. "Save Me" by Unwritten Law (W)
  6. "Hot Mess" by Cobra Starship
  7. "4ever" by the Veronicas (W)
  8. "Damned If I Do Ya (Damned If I Don't)" by All Time Low (N)
  9. "My Prerogative" by Britney Spears (W)
  10. "Unwanted" by Avril Lavigne (W)
  11. "Innocent" by Taylor Swift (N)
  12. "Sober" by Pink (W)
  13. "Orphans" by Jack's Mannequin
  14. "Fences" by Paramore
  15. "Closer" by Dido
  16. "Summertime Sadness" by Lana Del Rey (W)
  17. "Confessions of a Broken Heart" by Lindsay Lohan (W)
  18. "The Resolution" by Jack's Mannequin (W)
  19. "Time After Time" by Quietdrive
  20. "Try" by Nelly Furtado (W)

Playlist for LYING OUT LOUD

  1. "Bad Day" by Something Corporate
  2. "Girlfriend" by Icona Pop
  3. "How Come You Don't Want Me" by Tegan and Sara
  4. "Boyfriend" by Best Coast
  5. "Home" by GABRIELLE ALPIN
  6. "distance" by Christina Perri
  7. "You Wouldn't Like Me" by Tegan and Sara
  8. "Close to Home" by Young Summer
  9. "Amy, I" by Jack's Mannequin
  10. "Waiting Game" by Banks
  11. "Pompeii" by Bastille
  12. "Black" by Pearl Jam
  13. "Where Does the Good Go" by Tegan and Sara
  14. "Nobody's Home" by Caroline Pennell
  15. "Lying in the Mirror" by GABRIELLE ALPIN
  16. "Lego House" by Ed Sheeran
  17. "Stubborn Love" by The Lumineers