Taylor Swift’s Albums Are A Journey And So Are These 11 Amazing Books

When Taylor Swift sings, we’re hooked; when she writes, we’re riveted; when she posts, we morph into detectives, hunting for Easter eggs about her next move. Such is the spell Taylor Swift casts. Her words transcend lyrics—they ignite thoughts, push boundaries, and empower.

Ever found yourself deep in Taylor Swift’s music, wishing for a book that mirrors each album’s essence? Look no further. From tangled friendships and gut-wrenching heartbreaks to life’s winding journey, these eleven books will whisk you away into the world of Taylor Swift’s discography.

Taylor Swift (Debut) – To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han

Taylor Swift’s debut album and “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” are like snapshots of youthful energy, raw emotions and relatable tales. They’re like a playlist and a page-turner rolled into one, capturing the thrill, awkwardness and heartfelt moments of young love and self-discovery. 

Fearless – Anna And The French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins

Fearless and Anna and the French Kiss intertwine themes of love, friendship and self-development with youthful energy and adventure. Taylor Swift’s album delves into the excitement of youthful romance, paralleling the protagonist’s journey in Anna and the French Kiss as they navigate love abroad, all while emphasising strong friendships and self-growth. Ironic to the theme, both delve into fears of life-evolving changes. 

Speak Now – The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren

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An interesting plot that matches the themes of the album with all the love, relationships and heartbreaks. Both works celebrate relationships in their own way. Speak Now reflects on the highs and lows of love, while The Unhoneymooners offers a romantic comedy that explores the dynamics of relationships and the journey to finding love.

Red – Twisted Love Series by Ana Huang

The Twisted Love series and Taylor Swift’s Red album are like a match made in emotional turbulence heaven. They both dive deep into the whirlwind of intense romance, heartbreak and the messy yet exhilarating journey of relationships. It’s like they’re screaming, “But loving him was red!

1989 – Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch

Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch and Taylor Swift’s album 1989 both encapsulate themes of youthful exploration, adventure, and joy of discovering love in vibrant settings of either the bustling cityscapes in Swift’s songs or the picturesque landscapes of Italy in Welch’s novel. Much like Swift’s album, the protagonist’s journey explores Italy, discovers her mother’s past, and finds love,

Reputation – The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Both the album and the book explore themes related to reputation, image and the perception others have of us. Various songs on the album like This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things and Call It What You Want To reflect the inspirations from the novel in the mysterious and glamorous atmosphere, delving into the darker aspects of fame, wealth, and social status.

Lover – The Cock Down the Block by Amy Award

We hate accidents except when Chris and Trixie went from friends to lovers. Both the album and book exude a playful and light-hearted vibe, delving into love, relationships, friendships and self-love. Both works navigate the complexities of relationships, offering personal narratives that resonate with themes of love and connection, albeit from different storytelling angles.

Folklore – Folk of the Air Series by Holly Black

In the enchanting realm where Folk of the Air faeries dance through court intrigues, Taylor Swift’s Folklore album serenades with tales of introspection and magic. Holly Black’s series and Swift’s songs weave a tapestry of complex relationships and personal growth, like a spellbinding duet between worlds where every note resonates with the mysteries of the Fae courts and the depths of human emotions.

Evermore – Verity by Colleen Hoover

Verity by Colleen Hoover delves deep into psychological complexities, weaving a haunting narrative akin to the reflective depths of Evermore by Taylor Swift. Both delve into hidden truths and intense emotions, crafting a captivating and thought-provoking experience. Verity in the true sense encapsulates the song’s lyrics, “She knows I did it, but she just can’t prove it”, setting the story in a thrilling and spine-chilling backdrop which makes the reader keep coming back for more. 

Midnights – The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

Midnights and The Midnight Library delve into choices and alternate paths. Taylor Swift’s album captures late-night reflections, while The Midnight Library offers glimpses into different lives based on choices. Both inspire introspection and the exploration of what-ifs and possibilities.

The Tortured Poets Department – Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

Rebecca and The Tortured Poets Department album dive into dark secrets and emotional turmoil, resonating with Taylor Swift’s exploration of relationship complexities. They share a mysterious and haunting atmosphere, making them perfect companions in conveying deep, engaging storytelling across different mediums.

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