8 YA Love Stories that Prove Taylor Swift Should Have Gone for the Guy in “Gorgeous”

No one understands the absolute misery of having a crush better than Taylor Swift. You know who else gets it? YA book characters!

We read YA, so we know that pining for someone from afar basically makes us feel like this:

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But there is hope! We have a list of 8 YA books that prove Taylor should have gone for the guy she’s singing about in her new song, “Gorgeous.” What do these gorgeous YA books teach us? ALWAYS GO FOR IT!

To get you in the mood, here are the lyrics to the chorus of “Gorgeous” in case you haven’t already memorized them:

You’re so gorgeous
I can’t say anything to your face
‘Cause look at your face
And I’m so furious
At you for making me feel this way
But, what can I say?
You’re gorgeous

And here are the books we all need to read to give us the courage to tell our crushes how we feel:

A Short History of the Girl Next Door

A Short History of the Girl Next Door

Matt is in love with his best friend Tabby, but he’s too scared to tell her how he feels. He stays silent and watches from the sidelines as she falls for the senior basketball star. Visions of Taylor Swift’s “You Belong With Me” music video are probably popping into your head right now.

The Sun Is Also a Star Movie Tie-in Edition

The Sun Is Also a Star Movie Tie-in Edition

Whyyyy would the universe be so cruel and make Natasha and Daniel meet when she is literally about to be deported in the next 12 hours? Talk about wanting what you can’t have! But, sometimes it just comes down to fate. Daniel spends the next 12 hours convincing Natasha to fall in love with him even if they can’t be together. It’s romantic and adorable and it hurts our hearts.

Fallen

Fallen

When you’re in love, it’s easy to think of your crush as perfect, angelic even. And for Luce, her crush turns out to actually BE an angel. Luce is drawn to him like Taylor Swift is drawn to every guy in her songs, but Daniel (the fallen angel) avoids her at all costs. Turns out there are evil forces trying to keep them apart. Can’t a fool in love just catch a break?

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Ok, guess we’ll all just stumble on home to our cats and read these books alone, unless you want to come along?

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