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Boy meets girl…at the most amazing concert the world has ever seen.

Michael is unsure about most things. Go to college? Enlist in the military? Break up with his girlfriend? All big question marks. He is living for the moment and all he wants is a few days at the biggest concert of the summer.

Cora lives in the town hosting the music festival. She's volunteering in the medical tent. She's like that, always the good girl. But there is something in the air at this concert and suddenly Cora finds herself wanting to push her own boundaries.

When Michael and Cora meet, sparks fly, hearts race, and all the things songs are written about come true. And all the while, three days of the most epic summer await them...

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from Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers!





Praise for Three Day Summer:

"A positive portrait of a much-maligned era, this optimistic, exuberant tale is recommended for readers who've wondered why the '60s were so great."

- Kirkus Reviews *Starred Review*

The Three Day Summer Playlist:

Music plays a huge part in Three Day Summer and I thought what better way to get in the mood then to listen to some of the amazing songs (and in some cases, some of the very performances) that Cora and Michael hear as they experience the Woodstock Music Festival. 

"Extremely charming...This sure-to-be-popular, mesmerizing novel...[is] a real page-turner for fans of romance, music, and the swinging 1960s."

- School Library Journal

"Tash takes the well-known event of Woodstock and transforms it into an intimate summer love story...this fun read tackles the confusion of stepping into adulthood—and makes you feel like a time traveller."

- Nylon

"Three Day Summer will transport you back in time to Woodstock, drown you in incredible music, and introduce you to a couple you'll never forget. It's the perfect summer getaway."

- Tamara Ireland Stone, NYT bestselling author of Every Last Word and Time Between Us

"Not just a book—it’s an experience! It made me feel like I was at Woodstock surrounded by free love, music, and mud. I loved it—I couldn’t stop reading!"

- Miranda Kenneally, bestselling author of Catching Jordan and Jesse's Girl


Some Technical Info:

Three Day Summer

Ages: 13 and up

ISBN-13: 9781481439312

Publisher: Simon & Schuster BFYR

Formats available: hardcover/e-book/paperback

First published: May 19, 2015

"Sarvenaz Tash's story is as vibrant and spirited as the festival itself (with less mud)."

- Bustle

"Classic rock fans will love the musical aspect of course, and fans of authors like Sarah Dessen and Rainbow Rowell will love the unlikely romance between two souls at a crossroad in their respective lives."


"The author's love for the era and this defining musical moment shines through." 

- Publishers Weekly

"One of the most fun books I've read in a good, long whiledefinitely for both teen and adult readers."

- B&N Teen Blog

"Capturing a well-remembered moment in American history, this is an excellent book to help kick off your summer reading."

- Bookish

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