Are you anxiously awaiting the return of the Amazon Prime Video sequence “The Summer I Turned Pretty” primarily based on the Jenny Han sequence of novels? Us, too. The primary season was launched in June 2022, and hopeless romantics couldn’t get sufficient of the dramatic teen romance and love triangle that the principle character, Isabel (Stomach), skilled. Now, we’re simply weeks away from the premiere of season two, which makes use of the occasions of Han’s second novel, “It’s Not Summer Without You,” for the plot. Cannot watch for the brand new episodes to drop? Learn forward for ebook spoilers to get an thought of the place Stomach’s story could go this time round.
“It’s Not Summer Without You” Abstract
The novel begins one yr after “The Summer I Turned Pretty” ends, with Stomach having a daydream about being again at Cousins Seashore with the Fishers. To her dismay, she involves and realizes she is definitely in her hometown with buddies from faculty. We study straight away that Stomach and Conrad should not collectively, that she shouldn’t be planning a visit to Cousins for the summer time, and that Susannah has died. Conrad and Stomach stored in contact all through the college yr and even spent a while collectively as Conrad drove to go to her, however their romance resulted in Might.
“It’s Not Summer Without You” jumps between the current and the previous all through the ebook, and even switches narrators. By way of Jeremiah and Conrad, we study extra about their perspective on Susannah’s dying, and the way the loss impacted their lives and relationship with Stomach. At Susannah’s funeral, Stomach catches Conrad in his room with one other lady, they usually have a battle during which Stomach tells Conrad to go to hell, and that she hates him. Conrad bites again by telling Stomach he ought to have by no means began a romance along with her, as she is only a child.
Flashing ahead, Jeremiah calls Stomach to tell her that Conrad is lacking, and that Jeremiah wants her assist to seek out him. Conrad’s mid-terms are developing, and he must be at college to take them. On her and Jeremiah’s highway journey to seek out him, Stomach offers readers extra intel on what went down between herself and Conrad. First, earlier than Susannah’s dying, she made Stomach promise that she would all the time take care of Conrad irrespective of how a lot he pushed her away. Second, we study concerning the evening they broke up. Conrad took Stomach to her promenade, and after appearing unusual all evening, broke issues off along with her with no clarification.
After exhibiting as much as Conrad’s school to search for him, they meet Conrad’s good friend, who mentions that the lacking teen was headed to the seaside. Jeremiah and Stomach notice that Conrad has returned to Cousins. In distinction to the TV sequence, the school journey is the place Stomach finds the infinity necklace from Conrad, and places it on with out looking for his permission. When Stomach and Jeremiah later arrive to the seaside home, Conrad is there and sad to see them each. For days, the trio argue about Conrad skipping his mid-terms. Ultimately, the reality comes out: Conrad and Jeremiah’s father, Adam Fisher, is promoting the seaside home and Conrad is there to cease it from taking place.
The trio plans an enormous occasion on the seaside home, throughout which Stomach will get drunk and calls her mom, Laurel. By way of drunken tears, Stomach begs Laurel to return to Cousins and cease Adam from promoting the home. Laurel arrives and he or she convinces Adam to as an alternative give the home to Conrad and Jeremiah, pending Conrad returning to highschool to complete his mid-terms.
Jeremiah and Stomach drive Conrad to campus, however not earlier than sharing a kiss. Conrad and Stomach get into an argument over her second with Jeremiah, and Conrad tells her that she belongs together with his brother. Conrad additionally tells Stomach that he doesn’t have emotions for her anymore. The ebook ends with Jeremiah bringing Stomach residence, and the 2 holding arms after Jeremiah confesses he needs to be along with her.
The third and closing installment in Han’s ebook sequence, “We’ll Always Have Summer,” brings your complete Cousins crew’s saga to a detailed — however we’ll have to attend to see that on the small display in season three!