Jay Asher: The Future of Us ’90s Week: Favorite Music of the ’90s

Posted November 8, 2011 by Sara | Novel Novice 2 Comments

All this week, we’re going retro here at Novel Novice and featuring our favorite things from the 1990s. Or rather, we’re featuring Jay Asher’s and Carolyn Mackler’s favorite things from the ’90s, as we get ready for the Nov. 21st release of their novel The Future of Us, which takes place in 1996.

Today, we asked Jay and Carolyn about their favorite music of the ’90s. Here’s what they had to say:

Jay Asher:

Carolyn Mackler:

Definitely Dar. Oh, and Ani too.

For the comments: What’s your favorite music of the ’90s?

The Future of Us in stores Nov. 21st:

It’s 1996, and less than half of all American high school students have ever used the Internet.

Emma just got her first computer and an America Online CD-ROM.

Josh is her best friend. They power up and log on–and discover themselves on Facebook, fifteen years in the future.

Everybody wonders what their Destiny will be. Josh and Emma are about to find out.

Sara | Novel Novice
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2 responses to “Jay Asher: The Future of Us ’90s Week: Favorite Music of the ’90s

  1. Sara | Novel Novice

    I’m an alt rock girl, so I can’t get enough of 90s-era Bush, and of course any of the classics by Nirvana. “Wonderwall” by Oasis is still one of my favorites.

    I also tend to get nostalgic over pretty much anything I heard on MTV’s “TRL” during my high school days.

  2. I was a TOTAL alternative freak. Loved Bush, Oasis, Pearl Jam, Smashing Pumpkins, Beck, The Cure, Duran Duran (when they had their first comeback), Garbage, Live, Radiohead, The Verve, 10,000 Maniacs … Okay I’ll stop! 🙂

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