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Anthology Book
"How I Survived My Summer Vacation"
What really happened the summer after sophomore year?
Author(s) Michelle Sagara West
Nancy Holder
Cameron Dokey
Yvonne Navarro
Paul Ruditis
Publication date August 1, 2000
Length 288 pages
Published by Pocket Books
ISBN ISBN 0-613-63300-8

How I Survived My Summer Vacation was an anthology novel based on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. It consisted of six short-stories.


  • Willow wondered whether there are such things as werewolves.


Behind the Scenes

  • The full title How I Survived My Summer Vacation, Volume 1 seems to suggest the publisher considered releasing future volumes of short stories about the Scooby Gang in the summers which were not covered by the TV series. Future volumes failed to materialize.
  • Setting: After season 1.

International Titles

  • German: "Blutsommer" (Blood Summer)