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Amor and Summer Secrets
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Story Behind Amor and Summer Secrets
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Chapter One of Amor and Summer Secrets
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Interview with Mariana
Amor and Summer Secrets Character Bios
Utuado Pictures
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Amigas and School Scandals
Adios to All The Drama
Amor and Summer Secrets Playlists

All lyrics displayed here are intended to show the parts of the songs that most fit the tone of the scene/chapter referenced in Amor and Summer Secrets. Think of it as the soundtrack to the novel. All lyrics are owned and copyrighted by the artists indicated.

Mariana’s Playlist:

Breakaway, Kelly Clarkson
Chapter 1, In the Kitchen

Wanna feel the warm breeze
Sleep under a palm tree
Feel the rush of the ocean

Get onboard a fast train
Travel on a jet plane, far away
And breakaway

Philadelphia, Neil Young
Chapter 6, The News on the Patio

I've got my friends in the world,
I had my friends
When we were boys and girls
And the secrets came unfurled.

City of brotherly love
Place I call home
Don't turn your back on me
I don't want to be alone
Love lasts forever.

Don't Leave Home, Dido
Chapter 7, At the Airport

Like a ghost don't need a key
Your best friend I've come to be
And please, don't think of getting up for me
You don't even need to speak

When I've been here just for one day
You'll already miss me if I go away
So close the blinds and shut the door
You won't need other friends anymore

Oh, don't leave home, oh, don't leave home

Puerto Rico, 2006, Victor Manuelle
Chapter 12, Arriving in Utuado

Fly Away, Lenny Kravitz
Chapter 14, After Dinner

I wish that I could fly
Into the sky
So very high
Just like a dragonfly

I'd fly above the trees
Over the seas in all degrees
To anywhere I please

Oh I want to get away
I want to fly away
Yeah yeah yeah

A Change Will Do You Good, Sheryl Crow
Chapter 20, At the Internet Café

I think a change
(A change would do you good)
Would do you good
(A change would do you good)

Hello it's me, I'm not at home
If you'd like to reach me, leave me alone

Beautiful Day, U2
Chapter 25, The Quinceanera Church Service

You thought you'd found a friend
To take you out of this place
Someone you could lend, a hand
In return for grace

It's a beautiful day
Sky falls, you feel like
It's a beautiful day
Don't let it get away

Jet Lag, Joss Stone
Chapter 28, The Quinceanera Party

How the time flies
When you're near me
Get those butterflies
Inside and I'll be
Where the stars shine
Where the birds fly
'Till the next time you're mine

And the higher you take me
The more that you make me
Feel so hazy
Tell me what this means

I got jet lag and I never even left the ground

Kiss Me, Sixpence None The Richer
Chapter 36, At El Yunque

Oh kiss me beneath the milky twilight
Lead me out on the moonlit floor
Lift your open hand
Strike up the band and make the fireflies dance
Silver moons sparkling
So kiss me

Apologize, OneRepublic
Chapter 42, The Talk with Lilly

I'm holdin' on your rope,
Got me ten feet off the ground.
And I'm hearin' what you say,
But I just can't make a sound.
You tell me that you need me,
Then you go and cut me down...
But wait...
You tell me that you're sorry,
Didn't think I'd turn around...
And say...

That it's too late to apologize.
It's too late...

Born in Puerto Rico, Paul Simon
Chapter 47, The Parents Arrive

No one knows you like I do
Nobody can know your heart the way I do
No one can testify to all that you've been through
But I will.

I was born in Puerto Rico
And my blood is taino
Spanish caribbean my soul

Bittersweet Symphony, The Verve
Chapter 49, On the Porch

You know I can change, I can change, I can change, I can change
But I'm here in my mold, I am here in my mold
And I'm a million different people from one day to the next
I can change my mold, no no, no, no, no
I can change my mold, no no, no, no, no
I can change my mold, no no, no, no

Lilly’s Playlist:
These songs don't pertain to Lilly's role in the book. They are merely songs the author thinks Lilly's would have on her iPod.

La Tortura, Shakira
Me Enamara, Juanes
When I Grow Up, Pussycat Dolls
Pegate, Ricky Martin
No Hay Iqual, Nelly Fortado
Si Te Vas, Marc Anthony
No Air, Jordin Sparks Featuring Chris Brown
Bambeleo, Gypsy Kings
Bleeding Love, Leona Lewis
Pal Norte, Calle 13

Diana’s Playlist :
(Songs that remind me of my journey to becoming an author)

Unwritten, Natasha Bedingfield
Suddenly I See, KT Tunstall
Golden, Jill Scott
Don't Wanna Be, Gavin Degraw

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