Since The Summer I Turned Pretty dropped on Prime Video, the book trilogy by Jenny Han that the series is based on has become the beach-read of summer 2022. ICYMI, Han’s first book series, To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, became a popular adapted movie trilogy, and her latest series is just as much a must-read. For The Summer I Turned Pretty, Han leans into her specialty in young adult romance and takes readers on a beach-side journey marked with coming-of-age struggles and strained teenage love. If you can’t resist a page-turning summer read packed with adventure, steamy romance, and profound stories about growing up and choosing your own path, check out these 15 books like The Summer I Turned Pretty to get lost in.
If you related to Isabel "Belly" Conklin’s story about growing into womanhood and navigating healthy relationships as you find yourself, this library of options like The Summer I Turned Pretty deliver similar summer vibes. If you’d like to be whisked away from a drab life to the sandy beaches of Cape Cod, a teenage dream set in a Taylor Swift universe, or the romantic shaded streets of Tuscany, take a look at these 15 summer 2022 romance novels that are all about young love.
There’s nothing worse than the feeling of completing a book and leaving a world you were so enthralled in. Luckily, just like The Summer I Turned Pretty, many of these 15 similar books also have a movie or television adaptation so you can stream right after you finish reading. In this list, you’ll discover a variety of summer young adult novels set in intriguing settings, with complicated but tender love stories and heartfelt lessons about life that you’ll love just as much as The Summer I Turned Pretty.
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