Letters To Summer

Two friends sharing the things they're reading, watching, listening to, and enjoying. In your inbox every other Friday.

Letter 88 →

June 19, 2022

Our thoughts on waiting, two books, Summer’s birthday chapbook, and a podcast about crushes.

Letter 87 →

June 04, 2022

Our thoughts on storms, a witchy manga, some background noise, a new album, and the new season of a beloved show.

Letter 86 →

May 15, 2022

Our thoughts on doing whatever we want, a cowritten chapbook, an app for customizing apps, Kirby, and music to listen to with friends.

Letter 85 →

April 22, 2022

Our thoughts on obsessions, a recent poetry collection, a fun anime, a weird playlist, and more Witcher content.

Letter 84 →

April 08, 2022

Our thoughts on spring, a healing comedy series, a special poetry collection, and two kdramas.

Letter 83 →

March 11, 2022

Our thoughts on tea, a much-anticipated poetry collection, a beautiful and sweet game, excellent cookies, and...more tea.

Letter 82 →

February 28, 2022

Our thoughts on going at your own pace, an obvious album, a cute stationery store, a speculative chapbook, and something just for you.

Letter 81 →

February 11, 2022

Our thoughts on quitting, a romance novel, a new addition to a franchise, a superhero cartoon, and a productivity toy.

Letter 80 →

January 28, 2022

Our thoughts on Fridays, a food memoir, a devastatingly good kdrama, a new sitcom, and some cute art.

Letter 79 →

January 13, 2022

Our thoughts on cardigans, two pieces of the same franchise, a comforting music documentary, and something nice to look at.

Letter 78 →

December 30, 2021

Ten of our favorite recommendations from 2021.

Letter 77 →

December 02, 2021

Our thoughts on fantasy, a graphic novel, music to chill to, a surprise hit, and the end of an era.

Letter 76 →

November 18, 2021

Our thoughts on stress, an improved s2, a nostalgic album, a weird movie, and some good old fashioned self care.

Letter 75 →

November 06, 2021

Our thoughts on Animal Crossing, a live album, a fun game to play with friends, good show, and an update to one of our favorites.

Letter 74 →

October 21, 2021

Our thoughts on creative process, a library app, two very different shows, and a haunting article.

Letter 73 →

October 07, 2021

Our thoughts on reading, a surprisingly good recipe, a month full of art, the book of the year, and a cute pixel artist.

Letter 72 →

September 23, 2021

Our thoughts on painting, a beautiful platformer, a divorce album, a debut album, and a movie with fun colors and shapes.

Letter 71 →

September 09, 2021

Our thoughts on parasocial relationships, a quirky poetry collection, an app for moodboarding, a new friendship activity, and music to relax to.

Letter 70 →

August 26, 2021

Our thoughts on dreams, a new album, an app for online communities, a good dessert, and a fun lil electronic EP.

Letter 69 →

August 12, 2021

Our thoughts on cats, a visual novel, a not-new album that's still great, a sweet Pixar movie, and a dating sim.

Letter 68 →

July 29, 2021

Our thoughts on being tired, two albums we liked, a very good poetry collection, and a really good comedy special.

Letter 67 →

July 15, 2021

Our thoughts on sameness, a soothing album, an app for making art, a podcast about Cathy, and a mobile game to keep your hands busy.

Letter 66 →

July 01, 2021

Our thoughts on Fire Emblem Awakening, a cool TV show, another cool TV show but this one will make you cry a lot, a fun podcast about scams, and a yummy summer snack.

Letter 65 →

June 17, 2021

Our thoughts on Lorde, a show about a girl band, a fun K-pop album, a summer snack, and a bunch of cute games.

Letter 64 →

June 03, 2021

Our thoughts on summer, last-minute meal decisions, a magical girl anime, a newsletter on surveillance, and a game to play with friends.

Letter 63 →

May 20, 2021

Free Palestine.

Letter 62 →

May 06, 2021

Our thoughts on soup, a pretty zine, a cozy video game, a brain-fog piercing chapbook, and an app for playing games with your friends.

Letter 61 →

April 22, 2021

Our thoughts on digital communication, a video essay on suburban sadness, a k-drama about found family, a comfort movie, and really cozy bedroom vibes.

Letter 60 →

April 08, 2021

Our thoughts on astrology, a chapbook, pretty trees, music for feeling in-tune with yourself, and cozy vibes.

Letter 59 →

March 25, 2021

Our thoughts on breakfast, a newsletter about reading, tiny things to bring you joy, a more comfortable way to play video games, and some trendy cereal.

Letter 58 →

March 11, 2021

Our thoughts on self care, something to eat, two things to drink, and some music to vibe to.

Letter 57 →

February 25, 2021

Our thoughts on changing seasons, a delicious snack, two video games we've loved recently, and music to work to.

Letter 56 →

February 11, 2021

Our thoughts on starting over, a great piece of food writing, a daily planner, a podcast Summer loves, and a way to make your shower feel a lil nicer.

Letter 55 →

January 28, 2021

Our thoughts on sleep, a poetry collection, two apps to help you focus, and an artist we will always love.

Letter 54 →

January 14, 2021

Our thoughts on moving, the book Summer is recommending to everyone she knows, a cozy farming game, a new caffeine strategy, and a list of stuff.

Letter 53 →

December 17, 2020

Ten of our favorite recommendations from 2020.

Letter 52 →

December 03, 2020

Our thoughts on the cold, a TV show you can watch over and over again, a cute app to keep you off your phone, a book about Palestinian rights, and a fun quarantine album.

Letter 51 →

November 19, 2020

Our thoughts on holidays, cute masks to stay safe, a sweet treat, and a few places to get books.

Letter 50 →

November 05, 2020

Our thoughts on 50 letters, and a few of the things that have helped us make Letters to Summer happen for the past two years.

Letter 49 →

October 22, 2020

Our thoughts on learning, two video games we've been loving lately, a way to learn art online, and a book Summer reviewed.

Letter 48 →

October 08, 2020

Our thoughts on process, a sweet treat, an app that makes learning fun, a show that deserves a second season, and some really cute tech stuff.

Letter 47 →

September 24, 2020

Our thoughts on fall, some childhood classics, a print sale, an interview with an artist, and a game to play with friends.

Letter 46 →

September 10, 2020

Our thoughts on priorities, a book "for adults," an alternative to Inktober, a Judy Garland movie, and a tip for feeling less bad about work.

Letter 45 →

August 27, 2020

Our thoughts on distraction, a show that's making Summer laugh, more Animal Crossing stuff (of course), another Sealey Challenge favorite, and some yummy tea.

Letter 44 →

August 13, 2020

Our thoughts on burnout, Summer's Sealey Challenge favorite, an Armenian candy shop, and two things to watch that will make you yearn.

Letter 43 →

July 30, 2020

Our thoughts on community, watching shows with our friends, Palestinian cooking, and voting.

Letter 42 →

July 16, 2020

Our thoughts on change, a favorite poet, an anti-racist newsletter, cute stationery, and reusable face masks.

Letter 41 →

July 02, 2020

Our thoughts on uncertainty, a Ryan Murphy show (we know), a sad girl album, seasonal fruits, and zines for quarantine.

Letter 40 →

June 18, 2020

A ridiculously great movie, a comforting anime, an essay about video games, and self care tip.

Letter 39 →

June 04, 2020

Black Lives Matter. Here are some some things you can do today to help support the protestors and organizations that are calling for change.

Letter 38 →

May 21, 2020

Our thoughts on video games, a show for comfort viewing, a small task to feel less bad, a new album we love, and a hopeful book.

Letter 37 →

May 07, 2020

Our thoughts on nostalgia, an immersive poetry collection, interviews with creative people, a new Netflix show we love, and an Animal Crossing companion app.

Letter 36 →

April 23, 2020

Our thoughts on quarantine, a fun movie, a stunning poetry collection, and a newsletter about nature.

Letter 35 →

March 26, 2020

Things to do to feel less weird and bad right now, and ways you can help other people who are feeling weird and bad right now.

Letter 34 →

March 12, 2020

Our thoughts on patience, poems about Pokemon, an Instagram tip, a podcast about theme parks, and a lovely newsletter.

Letter 33 →

February 27, 2020

Our thoughts on slowing down, an interview about food, a quick tech tip, a beautiful movie, and an equally beautiful book.

Letter 32 →

February 13, 2020

Our thoughts on goals, two great movies, a beautiful new app, and a newsletter for creative people.

Letter 31 →

January 30, 2020

Our thoughts on social media, two things to read, and two things to watch.

Letter 30 →

January 16, 2020

Our thoughts on procrastination, a perfect movie, pastel stuff, a thoughtful podcast, and your new work soundtrack.

Letter 29 →

January 02, 2020

Our thoughts on gratitude, new movies, the book that destroyed Jillian, and a documentary about Antarctica.

Letter 28 →

December 19, 2019

Ten of our favorite recommendations of 2019.

Letter 27 →

December 05, 2019

Our thoughts on letting go, a newsletter for self care, good writing from friends, and a guide to goal-setting.

Letter 26 →

November 21, 2019

🎉 Our 1st birthday, and a long, fun chat about Pokemon.

Letter 25 →

November 07, 2019

Our thoughts on coziness, plus two podcasts we love and two things to watch.

Letter 24 →

October 24, 2019

Our thoughts on routines, a movie that Summer is still processing, a book about working and not-working, a cake recipe, and your new all-in-one workspace.

Letter 23 →

October 10, 2019

Our thoughts on renewal, music to spiral to, a cozy podcast about science, an essay to return to over and over, and an article about newsletters.

Letter 22 →

September 12, 2019

A very powerful poetry collection, a festival for creative people, a concept album, and an app that will help you concentrate.

Letter 21 →

August 29, 2019

A video series about food, exploring mental health in the tech industry, the video game that has taken over Summer's life, and a good Twitter thread.

Letter 20 →

August 15, 2019

A book that made Summer lose her shit, a calming indie game, a messy, silly movie, and tie dye as stress relief.

Letter 19 →

August 01, 2019

A book that will make you cry, cute computer keyboards, a pasta recipe, and a late-night snack.

Letter 18 →

July 18, 2019

Summer's favorite film critic, music to dance to, Palestinian food, and some yummy tea.

Letter 17 →

July 04, 2019

A TV show to fall completely in love with, watching people play video games, a chapbook about fandom, and nice-looking colors.

Letter 16 →

June 20, 2019

A super long conversation between the two of us about all things Animal Crossing—our favorite versions of the game, what we’re hoping to see in New Horizons, and more.

Letter 15 →

June 06, 2019

A chocolate chip cookie recipe, a list of everything making you anxious, a live cast recording, and a movie that will make you cry and laugh a bunch.

Letter 14 →

May 23, 2019

Music to fall in love with, a calendar that doesn't fill you with a sense of dread, a kid's movie that everyone should see, a TV show that is definitely better than Game of Thrones.

Emergency Letter 1 →

May 16, 2019

We don't normally do this, but this is a special week—so here's your very first _Emergency Letter_. We've got two very important recommendations today that couldn't wait until next week's regularly scheduled newsletter.

Letter 13 →

May 09, 2019

Revisiting Hala Alyan's poetry, CBD, our queen (Lizzo), and a mood-tracking app.

Letter 12 →

April 25, 2019

A playlist that will make you happy, a bread recipe for people who are bad at baking, Arab American poetry, and lots of candles.

Letter 11 →

April 11, 2019

A video series about video game lore, a better astrology app, a trip hop duo, and a very cute grocery store.

Letter 10 →

March 28, 2019

Listening to covers, lots of podcast recommendations, and a no-bullshit astrology website.

Letter 9 →

March 14, 2019

A Palestinian music group, a journaling app for mindfulness, a Marvel movie that you should definitely see, and a big, fluffy pillow.

Letter 8 →

February 28, 2019

Just a fun TV show, meditation, a romantic comedy for your teenage self, and a recipe for lazy people.

Letter 7 →

February 14, 2019

Live music, the best summer album, comedy that will make you cry, and a newsletter that's not this one.

Letter 6 →

January 31, 2019

A video game you can enjoy forever, an app for building habits, a cool poet, and a Jenny Slate interview.

Letter 5 →

January 17, 2019

Keeping in touch with old friends, the TV show everyone is telling you to watch (they're right), a heartwrenching poetry collection, and tidying up.

Letter 4 →

January 03, 2019

The ultimate goal-tracking spreadsheet, anime for self-reflection, rules for getting your life together, and poetry that will take your breath away.

Letter 3 →

December 19, 2018

Poetry to reread over and over again, farming online with your friends, gourmet Kit Kats, and the best winter coat you will ever own.

Letter 2 →

December 07, 2018

A website about therapy, the most beautiful love poem of all time, guilty pleasure reality TV, and a podcast that will make you cry.

Letter 1 →

November 21, 2018

We are Summer and Jillian, two friends living on opposite sides of the country who like to send emails to each other. And now we're going to send emails to you!