The Summer I Turned Pretty

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Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Dec 21, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 304 pages
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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.

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Loved the the writing...loved the story! - LibraryThing
Good characterisation. - LibraryThing
It was an easy read and page turner. - LibraryThing
I would like to have had a clearer ending however. - LibraryThing
Jenny Han makes writing seem effortless. - LibraryThing

Review: The Summer I Turned Pretty (Summer #1)

User Review  - (9 3/4) Gerasimos Kyritsis - Goodreads

A fun, easy and fast-paced love story with a few messages hidden here and there! The perfect book to read on the beach, under the sun, with the smell of the ocean in your nose, the sand among the pages and the waves hitting your feet ... Read full review

Review: The Summer I Turned Pretty (Summer #1)

User Review  - Skyscraper - Goodreads

DNF at 30% I'm sorry to anyone who loved this book. I'm glad you loved this book, really! But this is what makes book world, book world; diversity in opinions. Okay, The summer I turned pretty is ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Jenny Han is the New York Times bestselling author of The Summer I Turned Pretty series; Shug; the Burn for Burn trilogy, cowritten with Siobhan Vivian; and To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and P.S. I Still Love You. She is also the author of the chapter book Clara Lee and The Apple Pie Dream. A former children’s bookseller, she earned her MFA in creative writing at the New School. Visit her at

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