“It’s me, hello.” It’s not very fast.
Taylor Swift fans are convinced the music superstar has released a memoir after a publisher made fun of a mysterious nonfiction book with a July 9 release date.
However, Page Bottom can confirm that Swift is not the author.
Flatiron Books by Macmillan Publishers recently released a publication for pre-order under the working title “4C Untitled Flatiron Nonfiction Summer 2023”.
While the cover, author, and official name have yet to be revealed, the publisher shared that the hardcover edition is 544 pages long and is a biography or memoir.
Since then, the book has been a mainstay on pre-order listings from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other retailers—largely because Swifties thought the “All Too Well” singer was behind it.
Evidence? First, Swift’s favorite number is 13.
Flatiron said that everything will be revealed on June 13 and the number of pages of the book – when divided into 5+4+4 – equals 13.
Moreover, the Grammy-winning artist is releasing a re-recorded version of his 2010 album “Speak Now” on July 7, just two days before the mystery book hits stores. Plus, he used the phrase “dear reader” in his “Speak Now (Taylor’s Version)” social media announcement. And He said fans will be able to hear the album “just in time for July 9”.
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But July 9 obviously holds a different significance for Swift, 33, as she talks about history in her song “Speak Now” “Last Kiss.”
Who is is Author of “4C Untitled Flatiron Nonfiction Summer 2023”?
A sales representative for Edelweiss, a digital catalog platform used by publishers, eliminated any “political” options and said it’s a “fun, celebratory title that will be a little younger, but for people of all ages” (per Variety) .
The representative said, “This has global appeal and will have a big publicity. I would love to [compare] this is in tribute to Flatiron’s Matthew Perry… and a little bit of Prince Harry’s ‘Reserve’ book.”
Only time will tell.