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We'll Always Have Summer

(Summer #3)

4.14  ·  Rating details ·  81,436 ratings  ·  5,817 reviews
Belly has only ever been in love with two boys, both with the last name Fisher. And after being with Jeremiah for the last two years, she's almost positive he is her soul mate. Almost. Conrad has not gotten over the mistake he made when he let Belly go even as Jeremiah has always known that Belly is the girl for him. So when Belly and Jeremiah decide to make things forever ...more
Paperback, 291 pages
Published April 24th 2012 by Simon Schuster Books for Young Readers (first published April 26th 2011)
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Dixie Downing
May 20, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
All I can think to say is that I loved it. I cried more times than I'd like to admit reading this book. Susannah always knew who Belly would marry. If only Susannah had known how she would get there! This book started out STRONG. And I mean chest clenching, life altering strong. I've never smiled and cried so much in my life.
I have immensely enjoyed the first two books in Jenny Han's Summer Series. They are a bit fluffy and full of ANGST and DRAMA and produce the occasional 'eye-rolling moment from me ~ but they are also charming and nostalgic and summer-y and somehow authentic to the teen voice. I found them utterly compelling and deliciously addictive curl-up-in-the-sun summer goodness. Good times.

I was absolutely hanging out for the third and final instalment. Especially thrilled with the characters having aged
Warning: This review will contain spoilers, and loads of swearing, so please proceed at your own risk. Also, this will be a really lengthy review, so please, bear with me.
Disclaimer: I do not intend to offend anyone with this review, including the author.

Actual rating: 1.5 stars (that 0.5 is for the ending.)


If there was a rating system that rated books based on how much a book fucked you up. This one would deserve a million stars. No book has ever fucked me up so b
Apr 28, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Let me start this by saying we'll always have summer probably might be the best book i have ever read . I am damn serious. Everything, every single thing, about it is perfect and i wouldn't want it any other way. The story is perfectly crafted and the characters, who by now we know better than we know ourselves, are back and making us fall in love with them all over again. But shit goes down nonetheless. Throughout the book you're debating whether belly should choose jeremiah or conrad. Halfway ...more
Apr 25, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
EeeeEEEEEEEeeeee those are my feelings on this book.
Aly (Fantasy4eva)
Rating: 1.5

I feel so let down by this book.

Let's get one thing straight. It was definitely the weakest out of the three.

Belly has finally matured, and it has been truly wonderful seeing Belly transition from a young girl to the lady she is today. I feel like I grew up with her. And that makes her a little extra special for me. Meanwhile, we finally get to see things from Conrad' POV! Finally!!

But there is a BIG problem. We all know Conrad is the bad boy typical douche. We know he's wronged Belly
Jul 05, 2012 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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Words cannot even begin to describe how mad I am after reading this book. I fell in love with the series since the first book came out, but now I can't believe it ended the way it did. First off, Jenny Han COMPLETELY changed the characters I had grown to love. Jeremiah was sweet, caring, and amazing, but in this book he was such a jerk I couldn't stand it! Secondly, nothing really happened in the book except for maybe three major events. This makes it move slow and repetitive. And then it all wr ...more
Whitney Atkinson
This had SO much angst and one of the most intense love triangles i've ever read about, yet the ending was such a cop-out. I'm very disappointed; I wish the first book had remained a standalone and I could've spared myself the next 600 pages of drama and angst, because I knew from the beginning who she was gonna end up with.
Aj the Ravenous Reader
Wow! That was agonizing, irritating and heartbreaking. I don’t know why I still like it. The third book is mainly about the love triangle among the Fisher brothers and Belly. I was almost sure I’d go for team Jeremiah but he seems to have transformed into a completely different person, so sloppy, careless and insensitive or maybe the story finally revealed his true colors and I honestly did not like it. I do not fully blame him for his actions though because in his heart he knows the real deal b ...more
Apr 07, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was perfect.
Claudia Ramírez
Jan 30, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Es que no sé, tengo conflictos pero igual me gustó.

3.5 estrellas. Tal vez luego cambie la calificación, por ahora así se queda.
Dec 11, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
We’ll Always Have Summer by Jenny Han is the third and final book of the young adult contemporary Summer series. I started this series several months back and it just shows the popularity of the series that my hold is just now coming in from the library on this last book. Not being a huge fan of the old love triangle, and one with brothers involved at that, I didn’t think I would enjoy this at all when picking it up but I ended up finding it rather compelling and needed to find out just how it a ...more
Chelsea (chelseadolling reads)
Re-read 8/22/17: So I did still enjoy this, but I gotta be honest and say that this series wasn't quite as "OMG DIS IS DA BEST THANG EVER" upon re-read. When I originally read this I shipped Belly with a different guy and I have TOTALLY changed ships this time around and I am not about dat ending anymore. This was probs more of a 3.5 stars. It was good, but not great.

Original read 6/2/14: Crying for the rest of my life because this series was spectacular and I am so, so bummed to be leaving it b
This trilogy was wonderful!! I loved that it had so much deeper meaning than what the summary or the covers suggest. I felt so close to these characters and in the most simplest of ways.
I really love books where the setting takes on a character in itself and Cousins beach did that. I felt like I had grown up there and called it home as well.
The second book was definitely my favorite out of the trilogy and even though I don't really care for love triangles in books, somehow this one just worked
Oct 02, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I am SO conflicted about this book.

I really liked it and it's safe to say that Jenny Han is one of my favorite contemporary authors. But the main reason why I'm feeling so confused, is I honestly HATED the first 100 pages or so of this book (because of the infuriating, annoying characters) But LOVED the last 150 pages or so... So I guess I just had to get through all that crap to get to the good stuff maybe?

I would definitely recommend this trilogy.. just prepare to deal with a LOT of emotions
Lea (Between fantasy and reality)
Perfect,perfect,perfect. I cried so much. One of the best series Ive ever read. ...more
Dec 14, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
When I first met Belly, Jeremiah and Conrad I didn't like Belly. She was too raw and honest about her flaws. It made me uncomfortable. But the more I thought about it, the more authentic Jenny Han had created her. I remember the summer I turned pretty. I remember my summer boyfriend and he will always hold a special piece of my heart. I was also an awkward girl suddenly in a pretty teenagers body. A lot like Belly.

So here we are now at the end of Belly's freshman year at college. Conrad is absen
Dec 16, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
OKAY SO. WOW. I really didn't think that this book was going to go in the direction that it did, but in hindsight there was a spoiler at the end of the second book talking about Belly at her wedding so duh. This was my least favorite in the series because I still couldn't grasp the whole "they are spontaneously getting married" thing and I was mostly in shock through the entire book. THE ENDING THOUGH. I won't say any more. But WOW. I honestly liked one brother way more in the first book but thi ...more
"He didn't give me flowers or candy. He gave me the moon and the stars. Infinity." ♥

I shipped these two from the beginning of this trilogy,so when it all fell apart,i had to drag myself through the book,only to see Belly doing the same mistakes over and over again. I couldn't relate to her as a character,because to me she was a bit selfish,a bit blind..But but (i'm not going to spoil it for you guys.) but the ending was really satisfying. They had their forever and for me that was enough ♥
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Kate (GirlReading)
A cute, fluffy last book in a cute, fluffy trilogy but holy moly was this infuriating at times... This whole book somehow felt both rushed and stretched out at the same time. I correctly predicted the ending from the beginning but the moment that prediction came true, the book was over? The whole trilogy was about getting to that moment and it lasted no more than a few pages! Belly, was frustrating, as she has been throughout the trilogy but whereas in the first two books that human, naivety was ...more
This is a review of the whole trilogy.

Belly loves Conrad. That is a truth that everyone in her life knows. He's the boy she has loved since she was a little girl and she spent her summers with his family at Cousins beach. Through out the trilogy we see how a crush, turns to attraction, turns to hatred and turns to an understanding that only comes when two people who know each other well, mature. Add to that Jeremiah, Conrad's little brother who has always loved Belly and you get drama wrapped in
Pearl Angeli
He didn't give me flowers or candy. He gave me the moon and the stars. Infinity.

At first, I was worried that this book may take away from the first two books of the trilogy, but to my surprise, it turned out great-- more than what I've actually thought.

In this final book of the series, the drama and romance became much deeper. This is the kind of finale that will absolutely transform you into a swooning mess. The storyline is too beautiful and heart-tugging. Believe it or not, Jenny Han's wr
Aug 28, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Carmen de la Rosa
La moraleja de esta trilogía es; Definitivamente Belly no se merece a ese chico Fisher....

Empecé con este libro en cuanto tuve la oportunidad pues los otros dos libros me gustaron bastante y me tenían enganchada por saber cómo terminaría. La historia de esta tercera parte sigue siendo igual de sencilla, fresca y amena que los anteriores. El ritmo es de la trilogía es muy rápido, se lee en un suspiro. Siempre nos quedará el verano, cuenta con un ritmo sencillo y ágil, muy típico de Jenny Han. Rea
Feb 15, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
So... yeah. The third book was the best in the series. It ended like I knew it would. And I actually liked it.
If I liked Jeremiah in the first two books, I kind of hated him in the last book. And yeah... Conrad grew on me.
Those letters which ended the book were the best part. Childish, but still important.
I knew I will read chapters written from Conrad's point of view in the last book and I have to admit it was a great idea to dedicate a book to each character. The first one - only Belly, the
Jan 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I kind of just want to sit and cry in my room now.

I flew through these books so fast, you can seriously read them in a day. They made me feel so light and happy.


This quote is also my favourite from the book. I actually think it is now my new favourite quote;
"We didn't know what was ahead of us then. We were just two teenagers, looking up at the sky
Oct 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A great conclusion. I just can't stress enough how unexpectedly heavy hearted this is!!
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“He didn’t give me flowers or candy. He gave me the moon and the stars. Infinity

-Belly Conklin-”
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