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Shani Petroff

New York City

Reader & Writer


Shani Petroff is a writer living in New York City. She's the author of 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, and 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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Friday, October 25th, 2019

Based on a True Story: Separating Fiction from Fact

Finding Mr. Better-Than-You is about a girl who gets dumped at the start of senior year and is determined to find someone better than her ex.The lead, Cam, is a girl who loves romance and believes in rom-coms, happily every afters, and thinks having a boyfriend is everything. But in her quest to find someone new (and stick it to … Read More


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Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Announcing FINDING MR. BETTER-THAN-YOU by Shani Petroff!

I have big news that I’m so happy to finally share on the Swoon blog!! I have another book coming out next year! It’s called Finding Mr. Better-Than-You.Here’s a little about it:Boyfriend needed. ASAP. If her ex can find someone new, then so can she…What’s worse than getting dumped at the start of senior year? Finding out your ex has … Read More


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Thursday, May 24th, 2018

Swoon Author Shani Petroff: Based on Another True Story

I love taking something that happened to me, twisting it around, adding new elements, taking out a bunch of others, and turning it into a brand new story. It’s how a few of my books came into existence. For Romeo & What’s Her Name, a very embarrassing moment in high school launched the idea. My New Crush Gave to Me … Read More


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