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Han’s solo (signing)

/ 05:57 AM June 21, 2014

AUTHOR Jenny Han

Young Adult author Jenny Han is known for her bestselling “Summer” trilogy which starts with “The Summer I Turned Pretty.” It is the story of Isabel “Belly” Conklin returning to Cousins Beach for the summer to live with her childhood friends Conrad and Jeremiah Fisher.

It is a summer of upheaval because Belly turns from being a “pesky little sister” to a love interest for the two brothers, as the family encounters a tragedy that will force the kids to grow up.

Belly’s love story continues in “It’s Not Summer Without You,” and ends (happily? Read and see) in “We’ll Always Have Summer.”


Han’s next published novel, “Burn For Burn,” is a collaboration with her friend and fellow author Siobhan Vivian. It is another trilogy featuring three teenagers seeking revenge on the people who have wronged them.

Set in a posh Hamptons-esque environment, the mystery surrounding the three heroines will keep readers hooked and waiting with bated breath for the last book, whose release date is yet to be announced.

Her latest book (also a trilogy) is our favorite: “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before.” The premise, writing, and tone are slightly reminiscent of the old “Sweet Dreams” series we used to gobble up like crazy. The characters Jenny Han creates are all lovable and memorable, and she’s just one of those “Pokemon” authors whose books you must collect and read.

Han’s fans are in for a huge treat today and tomorrow because National Book Store flew her in for the weekend to meet and greet fans as well as to sign books in Manila and Cebu.

She will be having her Manila book signing event at 2 p.m. today at National Book Store Glorietta.

She will be at National Book Store SM Cebu at 2 p.m. tomorrow. Registration starts at 10 a.m. for both events.

Jenny Han’s books are available at National Book Store. Visit them online at and follow them on Twitter/Instagram: @nbsalert. Visit Jenny Han online at

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