Swoon Reads is giving away all three of these books!!! Just check out my twitter: @shanipetroff for a chance to win! (It goes until 5pm tonight) (For those Philly and DC area folks, I will be doing signings with some amazing authors launch week! More details soon.)
I’m very excited to let you know about my new book deal with Swoon Reads/Macmillan!! They bought FINDING MR. BETTER THAN YOU and an untitled work. Here’s the notice in Publisher’s Marketplace: And don’t forget MY NEW CRUSH GAVE TO ME comes out on Halloween! You can pre-order the paperback, digital or audio version (which I narrated!!!) now!
Romeo & What’s Her Name spotted in Walmart! (Thanks Melinda for the photo). The book is now six month old! (I hope you’ll grab a copy from your favorite book seller or library). And FYI, it’s going to be part of the Scholastic Book Club! (It’s in the September TAB flyer) – so you can check it out there as well! And here it is in Target! (photo courtesy of my mom 😊 ) (**And My New Crush Gave to Me comes out Oct. 31st and Airports, Exes, & Other Things I’m Over in May**)
Got a fun review from VOYA that I thought I’d share: “Fans of holiday movies, rom-coms, and “All I Want for Christmas Is You” will enjoy My New Crush Gave to Me.” -VOYA VOYA’s full review is below!! MY NEW CRUSH GAVE TO ME Author: Shani Petroff Publisher: Swoon Reads/Feiwel & Friends Pages: 214 Price (Paperback): $10.99 Publication Date: October 2017 ISBN (Paperback): 9781250130327 High school junior Charlotte “Charlie” Donovan pursues Operation Secret Santa to win over the senior she thinks is the perfect guy, Teo Ortiz. Charlie needs a date for Noelle’s big Christmas party. She also wants to fill the emptiness caused by a breakup and by her single mother being too busy for her after a promotion at the hospital. An over-scheduler whose pet peeve is lateness, Charlie works as co-editor-in-chief of the student newspaper where J.D. Ortiz—who happens to be Teo’s irritating cousin—is her photography editor. …
I have some exciting book news!! I have a great new agent, and I sold two new books to Macmillan!!! Here’s the announcement that was in Publishers Marketplace:
The amazing people at Swoon Reads / Macmillan put together four possible cover directions for my new book Romeo and What’s Her Name — and you can help decide which one should get selected! Just go to this link and you can rate each cover! (The book is a romantic comedy about an unprepared understudy that is forced to take the stage with her secret crush!) Can’t wait to see which one gets picked!
Here’s a little Q&A I did about my new book with Macmillan, Romeo and What’s Her Name, and a little video I made! https://www.swoonreads.com/blog/meet-author-romeo-and-whats-her-name-shani-petroff/ Can’t wait for you all to read this book!! I’m doing revisions now, and I’m almost done! Here’s what the publisher said about the book: Romeo & What’s Her Name by Shani Petroff An unprepared understudy is forced to take the stage with her secret crush in this YA romantic comedy of errors. Why we love it: – We couldn’t stop laughing at the Bridget Jones style humor of failing spectacularly and making grand gestures! – The theatre elements in this story were so fun! We love-eth the drama!
My new teen rom-com (romantic comedy), Romeo and What’s Her Name, is going to be published by Macmillan!! (due in stores Feb. 7th, 2017!!) I’m very excited!!! The book is a comedy of errors where an unprepared understudy is forced to take the stage with her secret crush. Here’s the longer description: Emily only volunteered to be an understudy for Romeo and Juliet to get closer to Wes, aka Romeo, and to get some extra credit. She meant to learn her lines but a) it was really hard b) she was too busy doing her other schoolwork, her part-time job, and all of the “real” Juliet’s chores and c) what was the point? UNDERSTUDIES NEVER GET TO PERFORM. Or at least, that’s what she thought. Now she has to star opposite the guy of her dreams. But how hard can faking Shakespeare really be?… The official announcement is on Swoon …