Jenny Han, author of The Summer I Turned Pretty trilogy and To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, is enjoying some serious success. The trailer has just dropped for Netflix’s movie adaptation of To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, and it looks amazing. So let’s find out a little about the brain behind the hugely successful books!
1. She has written three trilogies.
Jenny Han has written three trilogies, The Summer I Turned Pretty trilogy, the Burn for Burn trilogy, and the To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before trilogy, as well as two children’s books: Shug and Clara Lee and the Apple Pie Dream.
2. She wrote her first novel when she was still in college.
Shug followed Annemarie Wilcox, a twelve-year-old girl navigating junior high.
3. She has always worked in the world of books.
Before becoming a published author, she worked as a bookseller and children’s librarian.
4. She’s a Potterhead.
Her Hogwarts house is Slytherin.
5. She’s a fan of bright lipstick.
She always carries two Tom Ford lipsticks in her purse: one red, one pink.
6. She has four favorite novels.
Her favorite books are I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith, The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes, Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro, Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
7. She has an MFA in Creative Writing.
She attended the New School University in New York.
8. She has a cute blog.
Dear Jenny Han features posts about her books, upcoming movie news, and her upcoming appearances.
9. She has a massive Instagram following.
A cool 96.2k people follow Jenny Han on Instagram, @jennyhan
10. She’s a Taylor Swift stan.
Check these posts on her Instagram- three in a row, no less!
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