The Summer I Turned Pretty release date and time — how to watch online

Christopher Briney as Conrad, Lola Tung as Isabel "Belly" Conklin and Gavin Casalegno as Jeremiah in The Summer I Turned Pretty poster art
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Fans of the To All the Boys franchise can fill the hole in their hearts when they watch The Summer I Turned Pretty, which is also based on books by Jenny Han. The author serves as showrunner for the adaptation of the first novel of the trilogy including The Summer I Turned Pretty, It's Not Summer Without You and We'll Always Have Summer.

The Summer I Turned Pretty streaming details

The Summer I Turned Pretty will stream on Prime Video (opens in new tab) starting Friday, June 17 at 12 a.m. ET. 

The coming-of-age drama hinges on a love triangle between Isabel "Belly" Conklin (newcomer Lola Tung) and her childhood pals, brothers Conrad (Christopher Briney) and Jeremiah (Gavin Casalegno). Their families have shared a beach house every summer, due to the steady friendship between Belly's mom Laurel (Jackie Chung) and the boys' mother Susannah (Rachel Blanchard). 

When Susannah arranges for Belly to be a debutante, the brothers suddenly notice how their friend has grown up into an attractive young woman. Meanwhile, Belly has always had a crush on Conrad, but her bond with Jeremiah runs very deep. Over the course of the summer, she'll experience first love — and first heartbreak.

The Summer I Turned Pretty has already been renewed for season 2, so love will stay in the air for some time!

Here's everything to know about how to watch The Summer I Turned Pretty online. Plus, check out the trailer:

How to watch The Summer I Turned Pretty in the US

In the U.S., viewers can watch The Summer I Turned Pretty on Amazon Prime Video (opens in new tab) starting Friday, June 17 at 12 a.m. ET. 

All seven episodes of season 1 will drop at the same time.

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The Summer I Turned Pretty is an Amazon Prime Video original. The streaming service is included with a Prime subscription, which you can sample with a a one-month free trial. (opens in new tab) Prime Video's library includes original movies and series, like Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, The Boys and I Want You Back.

How to watch The Summer I Turned Pretty anywhere on Earth

While Amazon Prime Video is available in many countries around the world, it's not everywhere. If you are in a region without access to Prime Video, you don't have to miss The Summer I Turned Pretty. Watching along with the rest of the internet can be pretty easy. With the right VPN (virtual private network), you can stream the show from wherever you go.

We've evaluated many options, and the best VPN is ExpressVPN (opens in new tab). It meets the VPN needs of the vast majority of users, offering outstanding compatibility with most devices and impressive connection speeds. It's also affordable at $12.95 per month. (Signing up for longer periods of six months or a year reduces the cost even more.)

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Our favorite VPN service, ExpressVPN (opens in new tab), really shines thanks to its safety, speed and simplicity-to-use. It's also compatible with loads of devices - from iOS and Android to Roku, Apple TV and PlayStations. You'll even get an extra 3 months free if you sign up for a year, or there's a 30-day money-back guarantee if you just want to give it a try.

Using a VPN is incredibly simple.

1. Install the VPN of your choice. As we've said, ExpressVPN (opens in new tab) is our favorite.

2. Choose the location you wish to connect to in the VPN app. For instance if you're in the U.S. and want to view a U.K. service, you'd select U.K. from the list.

3. Sit back and enjoy the action. Head to Amazon Prime Video or other streaimng services and tune in.

Kelly Woo
Senior Writer

Kelly is a senior writer covering streaming media for Tom’s Guide, so basically, she watches TV for a living. Previously, she was a freelance entertainment writer for Yahoo, Vulture, TV Guide and other outlets. When she’s not watching TV and movies for work, she’s watching them for fun, seeing live music, writing songs, knitting and gardening.