Finding Mr. Better-Than-You

Finding Mr. Better-Than-You

Shani Petroff

Children's Books / Young Adult

A heartbroken teen, with the help of her best friends, goes on a quest to find the perfect boyfriend, and in the end learns that some things are more important than boys in Shani Petroff's fun YA contemporary novel Finding Mr. Better-Than-You.Camryn Roth has it all planned out: a perfect senior year with her friends and then it's off to Columbia with her boyfriend, Marc. But the first week of school, everything falls apart. Not only does she not have enough extracurriculars for her dream school, her relationship falls to pieces when Marc publically dumps her! With the help of her two best friends, Camryn is determined to pull her life back together. Step one, more extracurriculars. Step two, get over Marc and find someone better. Shani Petroff's newest rom-com is a love letter to friendship: to those who help you find your true self, stand by you no matter what, and support your plans even when they know they're doomed.Praise for Shani...
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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Dress

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Dress

Shani Petroff

Children's Books / Young Adult

Angel Garret knows two things for sure. The first is that she inherited some of her dad's powers. The second is that she wreaks havoc whenever she tries to use them-especially when she's trying to impress her crush, Cole. Angel's only solution is to stay as far away as possible from him until she learns how to harness this new gift. But how can you manage to avoid someone and get him to ask you to the Turkey Ball at the same time?
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Love Struck

Love Struck

Shani Petroff

Children's Books / Young Adult

In a fit of rage, Angel mistakenly tells her parents to Ògrow up,Ó and before she knows it, theyÕre zapped back to their teens and running away together because theyÕre so in love. Now AngelÕs got the weight of the world on her shoulders. Lou Cipher was finally dropping his evil ways, but since heÕs back to his teen self, who knows how heÕll choose to use his special powers?
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Ash

Ash

Shani Petroff

Children's Books / Young Adult

Destiny is pre-determined. It is strictly monitored. It is unchangeable.Or is it?Madden's life is a whirlwind of privilege and perks. Born into the elite Purple ring, she is fated to be a Minister of the Seven. Although her position comes with the burden of great responsibility, she's nothing if not confident in her future. After all, Destiny Specialists have determined how she will fulfill her life's purpose, and they are never wrong.Her classmate Dax, an Ash, is clinging to the opposite end of the spectrum. While everyone around her knows what destiny awaits them, Dax's fate is...missing. Isolated and ignored, she refuses to let her lack of status define her.After a stunning twist of fate, Dax and Madden's paths intertwine in ways neither could have possibly imagined. The two are forced to question their own past, present and future as they realize who they are is not necessarily who they were meant to be.ASH, the first book in the Destined series,...
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Romeo & What's Her Name

Romeo & What's Her Name

Shani Petroff

Children's Books / Young Adult

An unprepared understudy is forced to take the stage with her secret crush in Romeo & What's Her Name, a romantic YA comedy of errors from author Shani Petroff. Understudies never get to perform...which is why being Juliet's understudy in the school's yearly Shakespeare production is the perfect role for Emily. She can earn some much-needed extra credit while pursuing her main goal of spending time with Wes, aka Romeo, aka the hottest, nicest guy in school (in her completely unbiased opinion). And she meant to learn her lines, really, it's just:a) Shakespeare is HARD,b) Amanda (the "real" Juliet) makes her run errands instead of lines, andc) there's no point, since Amanda would never miss her chance to be the star of the show. Then Amanda ends up in the hospital and Emily, as the (completely unprepared!) understudy, has to star in the most famous scene from Romeo and Juliet opposite the guy of her dreams. Oops?Praise...
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Careful What You Wish For

Careful What You Wish For

Shani Petroff

Children's Books / Young Adult

All Angel wanted was to help poor nerdy Max break into the popular crowd. But somehow the wires got crossed and she ended up granting all of Gabi's secret desires instead. Not that Angel has anything against Gabi getting what she wants. It's just that the things Gabi dreams about on the QT- 1) starring in a reality TV show with Angel at her side and 2) dating Angel's boyfriend, Cole-just happen to be the stuff of Angel's worst nightmares.
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Airports, Exes, and Other Things I'm Over

Airports, Exes, and Other Things I'm Over

Shani Petroff

Children's Books / Young Adult

A bad storm, two cancelled flights, trapped with the guy who broke her heart...Shani Petroff delivers laugh out loud comedy and unforgettable disasters in this highly relatable comedy of errors about a teen stuck in an airport with her cheating ex. Flight delayed. Send help. Not him.After Sari caught her boyfriend Zev cheating on her, their romantic Florida vacation was ruined. She can't get back to NYC soon enough. Unfortunately, Mother Nature may have different plans. A huge storm is brewing in the Northeast, and flights all over the country are getting canceled—including Sari's. She winds up stuck at the airport for hours. With Zev! When another stranded passenger (a hot NYU guy) suggests a connecting flight to Boston, Sari jumps at the chance. But when her mom freaks out about her traveling alone, she has no choice—she has to include Zev, and somehow survive being trapped with the guy who broke her heart!Chosen by...
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My New Crush Gave to Me

My New Crush Gave to Me

Shani Petroff

Children's Books / Young Adult

This sweet, funny holiday romance from the author of Romeo And What’s Her Name features cute boys, plenty of rom-com mishaps, and a determined heroine readers are certain to fall for. Charlotte “Charlie” Donovan knows exactly what she wants for Christmas: Teo Ortiz. He’s a star athlete, a National Honor Society member, and the most popular guy in school. Plus he contributes to the school paper, where Charlie is a co-editor. Basically, he's exactly the type of guy Charlie’s looking for. The only problem is—he barely knows she exists.But Charlie has a plan: rig the paper’s Secret Santa and win his heart with the perfect gift. The catch? She has no idea what to get him. Enter J.D. Ortiz–Teo’s cousin, and possibly the most annoying person on the planet. He’s easy going, laid back, disorganized, and spontaneous—the exact opposite of Charlie (and Teo). But he knows what Teo wants, so she’s stuck with him.Yet, the more time Charlie spends with J.D., the more she starts to wonder: Does she really know what, or rather who, she wants for Christmas?Shani Petroff's newest young adult comedy of errors, My New Crush Gave to Me, is the perfect read for those searching for some love and laughter along with their holiday spirit.Praise for Romeo and What's Her Name: "Petroff’s latest offering, published by Macmillan’s crowdsourced imprint, will delight romance lovers with its fast pace and humorous tone. This sweet, lighthearted look at high school romantic foibles will be of particular interest to fans of books by Ann Brashares and Jennifer Echols." —School Library Journal"Flirty and fun." —Booklist"[Emily is] the American Bridget Jones...this book is simply amazing!" —Jenn, reader on SwoonReads.com"The characters, the pacing, the plot are all on point! Absolutely hilarious book!" —Sara, reader on SwoonReads.com**Review"Fans of holiday movies, rom-coms, and “All I Want for Christmas Is You” will enjoy My New Crush Gave to Me.... Petroff’s festive story will have readers baking gingerbread cookies and bunuelos at any time of year." ―VOYA "Petroff (Romeo and What’s Her Name, 2017) offers up a frothy, Christmas-themed romance where what’s perfect on paper may not always be what’s right... It’s light as powdered sugar and just as sweet." ―BooklistPraise for Romeo and What's Her Name: "Petroff’s latest offering, published by Macmillan’s crowdsourced imprint, will delight romance lovers with its fast pace and humorous tone. This sweet, lighthearted look at high school romantic foibles will be of particular interest to fans of books by Ann Brashares and Jennifer Echols." ―School Library Journal"Flirty and fun." ―Booklist"[Emily is] the American Bridget Jones...this book is simply amazing!" ―Jenn, reader on SwoonReads.com"The characters, the pacing, the plot are all on point! Absolutely hilarious book!" ―Sara, reader on SwoonReads.comAbout the Author Shani Petroff is a writer living in New York City. She is the author of Romeo and What's Her Name, My New Crush Gave to Me, and the “Bedeviled” series, which includes Daddy’s Little Angel; The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Dress; Careful What You Wish For; and Love Struck. She is the co-author of the "Destined" series, which includes Ash and Ultraviolet. She also writes for television news programs and several other venues. When she’s not locked in her apartment typing away, she spends a whole lot of time on books, boys, TV, daydreaming, and shopping online. 
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