It Wasn't a Phase!: The Ultimate Emo Activity Book (Paperback)

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Celebrate your former (or current!) emo days with this interactive activity book perfect for elder emos reliving their youth and the latest wave of emo trendsetters alike—just grab your colored pencils and get ready to let those emotions fly!

If studded belts and fingerless gloves were the ultimate fashion statement…
If you can still translate MySpace chatspeak without a second thought…
If surviving a summertime music festival dressed in all black is still the highlight of your year…
Then this ultimate emo coloring and activity book is meant for you!

Relive the classic emo moments of the early 2000s, discover little known trivia about emo culture across the ages, and explore the ways the trends have changed and continued to grow even today. Activities include:
-Testing your knowledge of iconic emo fanfiction with quiz questions that will stump even the most dedicated fans
-Grabbing your colored pencils and decorating the perfect chunky wristbands to show off your emo style
-Creating your ideal lineup for the emo festival of your dreams
-Finding out how emo you really are by writing your own cathartic lyrics inspired by helpful prompts and hints
-And many more!

This must-have for any emo fan features fun facts, coloring pages, and more activities to help you learn those little-known facts you really want to know…and get a healthy dose of your favorite emo moments (cringey MySpace photos, anyone?) at the same time.

This book is here to remind you: it definitely wasn’t a phase!

About the Author

Yasmine Summan (they/them) is a multimedia journalist and digital media specialist, best known for their extensive research in the world of emo, rock, and metal. After graduating from Coventry University with a BA in journalism, their work has appeared in Metal Hammer, Loudwire, NME, Refinery29, Slate, Alternative Press, and many more. Yasmine is also the cohost of the award-winning podcast, On Wednesdays We Wear Black (now proudly partnered with Knotfest), which is breaking barriers in the alternative podcasting space for queer, BIPOC, and female music fans. Learn more at

Product Details
ISBN: 9781507222287
ISBN-10: 1507222289
Publisher: Adams Media
Publication Date: August 6th, 2024
Pages: 176
Language: English