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Circular Reasoning: 6 Novelty Spiral Notebooks Under $20

* Novelty notebooks are traditional notebooks with fun or nostalgic covers
* These notebooks are great for school, meetings and to-do lists
* Options include a Mean Girls Burn Book, Nickelodeon notebooks and more

Whether you’re in school or heading to the next board meeting, a novelty notebook can really spice up your day. These special books boast fun and nostalgic covers, photos on each page and even extras inside the binding. The next time you need somewhere to make your daily to-do lists or take notes, order one of these six novelty spiral notebooks available for under $20 and put a smile on your face.

1. Nickelodeon Splat Notebook 4 Pack

Get into a few adventures with your favorite Nickelodeon friends as you take notes in these Splat journals. Daydreaming about these cartoons will surely add a little fun to your next class or meeting. Each notebook features images from one of the network’s most popular cartoons, including Aaahh!! Real Monsters, Reptar, Rocko and Hey Arnold! In addition, this four-pack is officially licensed and exclusively available on ThinkGeek.

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2. CafePress Mean Girls Burn Book

Remember the Burn Book from Mean Girls? Nothing defined 2004 quite as well as the nasty little journal created by Regina George and her clique. Now it’s time to have a burn book of your own with this spiral notebook from CafePress. Whether you keep damaging information inside or simply use it to intimidate your coworkers, this notebook will be the envy of all the Millennials who spot it on your desk.

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3. “Not Today, Satan” Spiral Notebook

Fans of RuPaul’s Drag Race will instantly recognize the saying, “Not today, Satan.” First uttered by Bianca Del Rio in season six, the quote refers to the fact that the devil can’t stand in your way today or any day. Make this your mantra by buying the “Not Today, Satan” spiral notebook from Redbubble. The journal contains 120 ruled or graph pages and a document pocket inside the back cover.

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4. Serious Business Woman Mini Notebook

As a serious businesswoman, you need lots of space to jot down all those innovative ideas flowing through your brain. Don’t take notes in any old journal. It’s best to get a notebook that perfectly states your intentions. This “Serious Business Woman” notebook from makes for a great gift idea. The perfectly pink spiral notebook boasts 160 perforated pages and a double-sided pocket page.

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5. Made By Humans Rock Paper Journal

This notebook is as strong as a rock. In fact, the pages are made from rock. This new eco-friendly concept creates paper out of 80% limestone powder and 20% non-toxic resin, eliminating the need to use trees to make paper. How cool is that? The Made By Humans Rock Paper Journal includes 200 unlined rock pages with two different hardcover options.

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6. Kellogg’s Pop-Tarts 3D Spiral Notebook

The king of childhood breakfasts, Kellogg’s Pop-Tarts hold a special place in the heart of most Americans. Whether you’re a fan of cinnamon sugar, frosted raspberry or the more recent (and more outlandish) root beer, this spiral notebook will trigger the nostalgia. The cover shows a 3D sprinkle-adorned Pop-Tart and inside you’ll find 60 lined pages. Plus, an elastic enclosure keeps this officially licensed notebook closed and ready for any note-taking opportunities that might arise.

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