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#64: The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han

Belly’s never been the kind of girl that things happen to. Year after year, she’s spent her summers at the beach house with Conrad and Jeremiah. The boys never noticed Belly noticing them. And every summer she hoped it would be different. This time, it was. But the summer Belly turned pretty was the summer that changed everything. For better, and for worse.

About the Author

Jenny Han was born in Richmond, Virginia, and later studied at the University of North Carolina. She now lives in New York where she works part-time as a children's librarian, in between writing her new series for teens.

Other books of Jenny Han's I've reviewed:
My review for Burn for Burn (co-written with Siobhan Vivian)
My review for It's Not Summer Without You

What a summer!
Some heartbreak happened, but in the end, I think the good outweighed the bad. For Belly, anyway.
Belly came into herself throughout the summer, and every single person noticed. It too her some time to notice though.
Conrad and Jeremiah are great characters. Conrad is broodingly beautiful, while Jeremiah is a gent. Both brothers are dreamy for different reasons.
This is a great summer read. Most of the setting is at their summer retreat. 
I had already read the second book in the series a while back, but am glad I went back to read the opening book. It made me enjoy what I knew of the characters more than I did already. With two books in the series read, I see how well developed these characters are and that keeps me wanting more.


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  1. I like summer novels! I have heard really good things about Han, but haven't tried one yet. Nice review!

  2. I bought this whole trilogy in one book not long ago at Sam's. Now I"m looking forward to it even more!!

    Nicole @ Feed Your Fiction Addiction


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