We’ve all read a good book before, but what if we could be transported inside that book? Unfortunately, I have yet to invent a teleportation machine, but I do have the next best thing. With these Spotify playlists, you are sure to feel like you have landed in your favorite literary world.
Ok so you might not actually want to live in a dystopian world, but I cannot be the only one that has wanted to feel like a powerful dystopian hero even if just for a brief moment. Fire explodes behind you as the booming base signals that you have started a revolution.
With artists such as Lorde, Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish, and a ton more, Dystopian Revolutions by Spotify User Sophie is sure to help you live out your dystopian fantasies.
Think: Running through Panem with Katniss Everdeen or saving Divergent’s Chicago with Tris
Never received your Hogwarts acceptance letter? Your dreams of living in this fantastical wizarding world are not over just yet. With a wide variety of artists and dark academia vibes, enjoy Studying At Hogwarts On A Rainy Day by Spotify User Marlene.
Think: Studying with Hermione, learning new spells, and enjoying the vast collection of books
It’s raining, you’re lost in the woods, and luckily you’re not alone. If you’ve ever dreamed of having a vampire boyfriend, or being a vampire yourself- this playlist is for you. Give In The Woods With My Werewolf/Vampire Boyfriend by Spotify User Michaela a listen!
Think: Forest-filled escapades with Edward Cullen from Twilight set to Hozier, Of Monster & Men, and more
Or…If getting a little bloody yourself is a bit more your style, try out:
Think: Partying in a castle with Damon Salvatore from The Vampire Diaries or Dimitri Belikov from Vampire Academy
Ever wanted to find out if you could survive a horror novel? Well I guess you should watch out, because now you can. With this playlist (curated by yours truly), you can get a feel for what your favorite literary horror victims have gone through.
With a mix of old jams, creepy tunes, and some classic horror sounds, enjoy You’re Trapped In A Horror Novel by Spotify User EmilySharkis22.
Think: Your stay at the Overlook Hotel from The Shining or the Crawford home from Colleen Hoover’s Verity.
Growing up is tough, but these challenges have become the focal points for some great pieces of media. To feel like you’re back in those coming-of-age moments, check out Coming Of Age Movie Type Beat by Spotify User Molly.
Think: The Perks Of Being A Wallflower tunnel scene or dancing at your favorite fictional high school’s prom
Have you ever wanted to solve a mysterious crime? Or even just wear a cool trench coat? Well put on that detective trench coat and get ready to ask: whodunit? With My Murder Mystery Book Playlist by Spotify User Jess, you’ll feel like you’re finally solving that mystery.
Think: Running through a small town with Nancy Drew or Sherlock Holmes
Corsets and an English accent are optional to lean into the feel of the regency era. If you want to be transported into your favorite regency romance, all it takes is the click of a button. Get ready to be the belle of the ball or the diamond of the season by listening to Regency Vibes by Spotify.
Think: A Ball at the Bridgerton Home or a promenade alongside the Bennets from Pride and Prejudice.
Prefer a modern age romance over the regency era? Harrowing breakups to passionate makeups– these books can truly be a rollercoaster of emotions. From hauntingly beautiful love songs to songs that evoke the same energy as the forbidden love trope, Reading Romance Books Late At Night by Spotify User Jules is the perfect playlist to transport you into your favorite modern romance world.
Think: The scene where your favorite fictional fake dating or friends-to-lovers couple declares their feelings
Poetry books are often not set in a fictional universe, rather they evoke emotions that many long to hold onto. Music often has the same power. For music that can transport you into your favorite poetry books, check out Lyrics That Deserve To Be Felt by Spotify User Vern’s Tunes.
Think: Music where the words are the focus; lyrics so good they should be put in a book
Finding new music is fun on its own and now you can use music to transport you into a literary world! Which world will you pick?
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