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Break out the eggnog, because Pub Day has finally arrived for My New Crush Gave to Me by Shani Petroff!!! This sweet, funny holiday romance from the author of Romeo & What’s Her Name features cute boys, plenty of rom-com mishaps, and a determined heroine readers are certain to fall for. 

Who needs a Christmas miracle when you have a foolproof plan?

Charlotte “Charlie” Donovan knows what she wants for Christmas: Teo Ortiz. He’s a star athlete, in the National Honor Society, invited to every party, and contributes to the school paper (where Charlie is co-editor). Basically, he's exactly the type of guy Charlie’s looking for. The only problem—he barely knows she exists.

But Charlie has a plan: Rig the paper’s Secret Santa and win his heart with five perfect gifts. Enter J.D. Ortiz—Teo’s cousin, and possibly the most annoying person on the planet. He’s easy going, laid back, unorganized, 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?

What people are saying about My New Crush Gave to Me:

"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 buñuelos at any time of year." —VOYA

"Petroff 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." —Booklist

"Contemporary romance fans, holiday romance fans, Christmas fans in general—this is one for you. It's so cute and so fun, and it captures some high school teens really well. . . . Plus, with the spirit of the holidays incorporated in every page, this book proved to be entertaining and magical as you might expect." —The Eater of Books

"A genuinely adorable book . . . Highly recommend, full stop." —The Reading Nook Reviews

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