Author Jenny Han’s ‘The Summer I Turned Pretty’ Series Set at Amazon

Jenny Han
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Netflix’s To All the Boys films may be coming to an end this month, but Jenny Han, the author behind Peter Kavinsky (Noah Centineo) and Lara-Jean Covey’s (Lana Condor) romance, is already setting up her next gig: The Summer I Turned Pretty will be adapted for TV at Amazon Prime Video.

The YA novel follows Belly, a girl who loves summers and all that they entail. The drama revolves around a love triangle between Belly and two brothers, and explores the evolving relationships in her life.

Amazon has given The Summer I Turned Pretty an eight-episode order. Han will serve as co-showrunner and executive producer with Gabrielle Stanton.

The Summer I Turned Pretty

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The Summer I Turned Pretty is many years in the making, and I’m so excited to tell Belly’s story in 2021,” Han said in a statement to press. “For the longtime book fans, I think it will have been worth the wait. For those newly discovering the Summer series, I hope you fall in love with these characters and this place that is so dear to my heart.”

The Summer I Turned Pretty is a co-production between Amazon Studios and wiip. It’s part of a series of books, which also include It’s Not Summer Without You and We’ll Always Have Summer.