Taylor Swift Lover Book Tag // Books That Give Me All The Feels And My Squealing Thoughts On Lover Songs!

So, in case you somehow don’t know, I am a Swiftie! I absolutely love Taylor Swift!! Although I wasn’t a huge fan of Reputation, I absolutely adore Lover!! So when I saw a Lover Book Tag floating around, I knew that I had to do it! And then when Alexandra from Reading By Starlight tagged me, it was the universe telling me to do it now!

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The Rules

  • Link back to the original creator of the book tag (Nish & Ngoc’s Book Nook)
  • Thank the person that tagged you and link to their post (Thank you, Alexandra!)
  • TAG AS MANY SWIFTIES AS YOU WANT! (Or non-Swifties, maybe inspire them to listen to our Queen)

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1. I Forgot That You Existed: A book that you want to forget you ever read

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Leah On The Offbeat // I hated this book, hated Leah, and really hated how it ruined my beloved characters from Simon Vs, which is one of my favorite books ever!!!! I wish I had never read this and could remember my Simon characters in peace the way they were 😦

Song Note: This song is pretty catchy and cute. 3/5 stars

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2. Cruel Summer: A book you turn to when the going gets rough

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To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before // This book seriously makes me so happy! I’m always comforted when I read it, and it always puts me in a good mood.

Song Note: This song is AMAZING! One of my favorites!! 5/5 

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3. Lover : Your book OTP

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Kaz and Inej // THESE TWO! I love them and I will defend them with my last dying breath!! After everything they’ve gone through all they deserve is to be happy with each otherrrr

Song Note: This book is so romantic it makes me long for my imaginary nonexistent boyfriend and feel very alone. 4/5

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4. The Man: Your fave kick-ass female protagonist

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Cinder // Cinder is the most kick ass of all the kick ass protagonists! She literally goes from a nobody mechanic to infiltrating the MOON and overthrowing the evil queen and helping all the people on earth and survives death so many times wow what a QUEEN.

Song Note: This song is super empowering and catchy it’s great! 4/5

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5. The Archer: A book with good mental health representation

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Starfish // This book has such fantastic anxiety rep! Even though I don’t have anxiety, I’m super introverted and socially awkward and related 10000x to all the moments when the main character was too scared to speak out or function really.

Song Note: This song is so dreamy and also the line “all of my enemies started out friends” cuts deep wow. Not too catchy or too much my taste though. 3/5

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6. I Think He Knows: Your fave fictional crush

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Nathaniel Thorne from Sorcery of Thorns // This boy this cinnamon roll is the best and I love him for all his moments wow he’s cute and funny and sarcastic and strong and powerful and loving and tortured and I love him.

Song Note: Another one that’s fun and catchy but not my favorite. 3/5 stars

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7. Miss Americana & The Heartbreak Prince Fave angsty romance

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Jude and Cardan from The Cruel Prince // Can we call this angsty? It definitely feels that way but wow I love them so much.

Song  Note: Pretty nice, kind of deep, is growing on me the more I listen to it. 4/5

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8. Paper Rings – Book with an ugly cover that you absolutely adored

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Permanent Record // Hear me out! I don’t think the cover is ugly per say, and I really like how it’s drawn and the color scheme and general mood and look of it. I just don’t like the two people kissing on the front? It’s so much more than just a romance and I low-key don’t like super romantic romance covers they make me very uncomfortable to read in public lmao.

Song Note: At first I was like eh but it’s actually really catchy and great. 4/5

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9. Cornelia Street – A book or series you never want(ed) to end

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The Lunar Chronicles // This series is just fantastic–hands down my favorite YA series! I just love retellings, and having them set in space added another level of amazing and Winter was 800+ pages and I was thinking the whole way through not long enough!

Song Note: I LOVE IT 5/5

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10. Death By A Thousand Cuts – A book or series that deserved a better ending

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Daughter of Smoke and Bone // This one was such a let down for me because DOSAB was amazing and I gave it 5 stars!! But by the end, Dreams of Gods and Monsters, I was bored, annoyed, disliked, and only gave it 2 stars…

Song Note: Eh don’t really like it but still okay 2/5

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11. London Boy – Your fave British male protagonist

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Henry from Red, White, and Royal Blue // DUH! Isn’t everybody obsessed with this cinnamon roll of a British prince?

Song Note: This is super fun and catchy and I want a London Boy pls. 4/5

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12. Soon You’ll Get Better – A book that your heart will never recover from

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Crooked Kingdom // Seriously when I finished reading this book I was messed up. I rambled incoherently about this book and nothing else to everybody for about a week and to this day I’m not okay.

Song Note: This is kind of heartbreaking!! 4/5

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13. False God – A character you would leap into the burning pits of hell to save

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Simon from Simon Vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda // Simon is such a sweet, smol cinnamon roll and he must be protected from this cruel world at all costs.

Song Note: I don’t really like this one that much, it’s okay. 2/5

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14. You Need To Calm Down – A book with a powerful message

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The Hate U Give // Nobody is surprised because this book has such an important and powerful message about racism and speaking up and I don’t think I really need to say anything.

Song note: This song is my jam it’s so catchy and the message is great! 4/5

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15. Afterglow – A book you want to give a second chance

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Illuminae // I’m not too sure about this one. People like it but I didn’t, so I never bothered reading the sequel. But some people have told me that the sequel is better than the original so I should give it a second chance? I haven’t decided yet.

Song note: I’ve only listened to this like once it’s okay but don’t really like it. 2/5

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16. ME! – Best character development

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Lei from Girls of Paper and Fire // This girl! She starts out quiet and afraid, but she turns into such a fierce, strong, empowered, determined girl who is willing to fight!

Song note: This wasn’t my favorite song at first when it was released but it’s really grown on me and now I love it! 4/5

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17. It’s Nice To Have A Friend – Fave friends-to-lovers story

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Since You’ve Been Gone // I absolutely love seeing Sloane and Frank’s friendship develop first and so when it turns into lovers it’s just too cute and perfect!

Song Note: I like the message of this song but the song itself isn’t too catchy or great. 2/5

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18. Daylight – If you could only read one book or series again and again, what would it be?

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Harry Potter // There was no other answer. Obviously. This is the series I’ve reread and reread the most times and every time I reread it I find something new and enchanting and know if I could only read this series I would be happy ❤

Song note: This is the perfect song so enchanting best way to end the album! 5/5

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Let’s Chat

What’s your favorite song from Lover?? My favorites are (1) Cornelia Street, (2) Cruel Summer, (3) Daylight! What books remind you of songs from Lover? I’d love to chat in the comments below ❤purplename

 

21 thoughts on “Taylor Swift Lover Book Tag // Books That Give Me All The Feels And My Squealing Thoughts On Lover Songs!

  1. Omg thank you so much for doing our tag!!! 10/10 ANSWERS!!! I WILL SHIP KANEJ FOR FOREVER AND A DAY & I WILL ALSO PRETEND THAT ALL THE BAD STUFF AT THE END OF CROOKED KINGDOM NEVER HAPPENED. OKAY? OKAY. Also Simon is the most beautiful character in the history of time & I will protect him at all costs ❤️

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  2. I absolutely need to read Permanent Record ASAP, everyone seems to love it and the plot sounds really good!
    Although I did like Reputation, I think I prefer the feel of Lover as an album more – my favourite song would probably be Death By A Thousand Cuts !

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  3. AMAZING choices on this, no surprise…i too hate leah, love SoC and Cinder and Red White and Royal Blue, found DoSaB disappointing, think the Permanent Record kissing cover is annoying, was devastated by CK, love the message of THUG, AND love Since You’ve Been Gone??? are we the same person???

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  4. Loved all of the answers!! It’s interesting bcause I think there are two different Lover Book TAGs going around which is GREAT. More recommendations and more swifties out there!

    Also, KATH AND INEJ ARE THE BEST OTP IN THE WORLD

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  5. YAAAASSS KAY!! TATBILB is such a perfect fit for the Cruel Summer prompt, and Prince Henry is definitely the obvious pick for London Boy!! I love these songs so so much ❤ Cornelia Street is definitely my favorite song on the album, and YES I read The Lunar Chronicles last summer and loooooveddd it!! I loved how the stories intertwined too! ^_^

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  6. Ahh, my co-blogger and I are currently working on this tag; Lover is an incredible album (though I actually really loved Reputations as well, haha ❤.) Anyway Leah on the Offbeat is the perfect answer – I loved Leah in Simon even though she messed up and was imperfect, but in her own book? Yikes. Kaz an Inej are one of the best ships EVER, I swear. ❤ And Cinder IS super-kickass.

    As for the songs – It’s Nice to Have a Friend, Afterglow, False God and The Archer are my least favorites from the album. I genuinely love everything else but these… not so much. My favorite songs keep changing, but I love everything else I didn’t mention. ❤ Great post! 🙂

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