The Summer I Turned Pretty

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Penguin Books Limited, Jun 3, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 288 pages
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Everything that happened this past summer, and every summer before it, has all led up to this. To now.

Every year Isabel spends a perfect summer at her family friends' house. There's the swimming pool at night, the private stretch of sandy beach . . . and the two boys. Unavailable, aloof Conrad - who she's been in love with forever - and friendly, relaxed Jeremiah, the only one who's ever really paid her any attention.

But this year something is different. They seem to have noticed her for the first time. It's going to be an amazing summer - and one she'll never forget . . .

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User Review  - Emma_Manolis - LibraryThing

I think I might be getting too old for books like this. Belly was annoying and silly to me, but I bet I would have liked her and this tale had I been about 6 or more years younger. I would recommend ... Read full review

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User Review  - phoibee - LibraryThing

Good for a light read. I like flawed realistic characters. Although Belly's immaturity is quite annoying, she eventually learns her mistakes in the end. Read full review

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About the author (2010)

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.

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