the summer i turned pretty book 2

The Summer I Turned Pretty Book 2 – An Overview

The Summer I Turned Pretty is a book series from Jenny Han, well known for her YA novels. From its first book, the series has become one of the best-selling young adult fiction franchises in the US. The second book of the series, We’ll Always Have Summer, comes two years after the first book and narrates the story of Belly Conklin as she comes of age.


Belly Conklin is back for another summer at the beach house – but this time, it’s different. She’s no longer the same carefree teen from the year before. She’s a strong-willed young woman determined to make the most of this summer.

When she arrives at the beach house, she finds things have changed – especially between her and her first love, Jeremiah. They may not be able to pick up where they left off, but the sparks are still present.

Belly spends some time exploring her old friendships with Taylor, Conrad and Camilla. But she also becomes closer to Jeremiah and is forced to confront some hard truths about their relationship.

A Reflection of Growing Up

The Summer I Turned Pretty is a coming-of-age story that follows Belly as she changes from a naive girl to a young woman. From feeling like an awkward imposter in her own body, to learning to accept her place in the world – this book is a reflection of the struggles and triumphs that growing up can bring.

The Summer I Turned Pretty offers a memorable read while also providing an intimate look at the teenage years and the struggles of growing up.

Why You Should Read It

If you’re looking for an enjoyable, relatable, and heartwarming read, then We’ll Always Have Summer is for you. It’s the perfect summer read for fans of young adult fiction and Jenny Han.

Here are a few more reasons why you should read We’ll Always Have Summer:

  • Great Writing Style: Jenny Han’s writing style is conversational and beautifully raw. Her story is both honest and compassionate.
  • Fully Realized Characters: The characters in this book are complex and multi-dimensional. From Belly’s struggles to Conrad’s friendship – the characters are detailed enough to gain the reader’s empathy and understanding.
  • Explores Love and Growing Up: The story deals with themes of family, friendship, and love. The book offers an honest and insightful exploration of these themes, without ever shying away from the complexities of real life.


The Summer I Turned Pretty is a beautiful story that captures the joy, love, and heartache of growing up. We’ll Always Have Summer is an unforgettable story that will stay with you long after you finish reading.


Mostafa Saady, Egyptian Software Engineer, supersonic self-learner and teacher, fond of learning and exploring new technologies and science. As a self-taught professional I really know the hard parts and the difficult topics when learning new or improving on already-known languages. This background and experience enables me to focus on the most relevant key concepts and topics.

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