Monthly Archives: July 2018

I am *loving* EVER THE HUNTED by Erin Summerill. I love it when a book grips me, makes me care deeply, and has strong girl characters. It’s a fab #YAlit fantasy! I don’t want it to end, so I’m glad there’s a sequel! I’m enjoying it so much I HAD to tell you about it! https://amzn.to/2N9DLVj (US) https://amzn.to/2zuOebX (CAN) . . . #everthehunted #erinsummerill #YAbooks #yabookrecs #bookrecs #bookrecommendations #bookstagram #cherylrainfield #YAwriter #LGBTQwriter #booknerd #bookworm #ireadYA #survivor #feminist

I am *loving* EVER THE HUNTED by Erin Summerill. I love it when a book grips me, makes me care deeply, and has strong girl characters. It’s a fab #YAlit fantasy! I don’t want it to end, so I’m glad there’s a sequel! I’m enjoying it so much I HAD to tell you about it! https://amzn.to/2N9DLVj (US) https://amzn.to/2zuOebX (CAN)
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#everthehunted #erinsummerill #YAbooks #yabookrecs #bookrecs #bookrecommendations #bookstagram
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#YAlit readers: FLYING by @carriejonesbooks is on sale for $2.28 US https://amzn.to/2zuhgZe and $2.99 CAN https://amzn.to/2uqkuav #ebook for #Kindle. A cheerleader turned alien hunter! . . . #carriejones #YAbooks #bookstagram #bookrecs #bookrecommendations

#YAlit readers: FLYING by @carriejonesbooks is on sale for $2.28 US https://amzn.to/2zuhgZe and $2.99 CAN https://amzn.to/2uqkuav #ebook for #Kindle. A cheerleader turned alien hunter!
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I have the sweetest, most thoughtful readers and friends. I just received a package from Lynn Postlewait with absolutely gorgeous Wonder Woman stuff! A Wonder Woman bag and a Wonder Woman mug. I love them so much! . I’m going to think of them as early birthday presents since I always have a hard time around my birthday. But it has slowly been getting better. And hopefully hopefully this year will it will be a bit easier as well. . What a lovely, happy surprise to brighten my day. (beaming) I feel good just looking at them. I was having one of my hard days and this just made it feel so much happier! . . #friendship #friendshipismagic #friends #kindnessmatters #wonderwoman #wonderwomanbag #wonderwomanmug #cherylrainfield #YAwriter #LGBTQwriter #booknerd #bookworm #ireadYA #survivor #feminist

I have the sweetest, most thoughtful readers and friends. I just received a package from Lynn Postlewait with absolutely gorgeous Wonder Woman stuff! A Wonder Woman bag and a Wonder Woman mug. I love them so much!
. I’m going to think of them as early birthday presents since I always have a hard time around my birthday. But it has slowly been getting better. And hopefully hopefully this year will it will be a bit easier as well.
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What a lovely, happy surprise to brighten my day. (beaming) I feel good just looking at them. I was having one of my hard days and this just made it feel so much happier!
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#friendship #friendshipismagic #friends
#kindnessmatters
#wonderwoman #wonderwomanbag #wonderwomanmug
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The self-care app @aloebud sounds like a wonderful, gentle way to remind yourself to take care of you (which is so important)! Even the icons make me feel good. Right now it is only available for iOS (sad for me and other Android users) but hopefully that will change. . . Via @integrate_network – A gentle and powerful reminder from the wonderful humans over at @aloebud. If you haven’t checked out the Aloe Bud app yet, it’s an amazing self-care app! It helps you be mindful of your daily needs and check in with yourself. It’s low pressure, inviting, and feels like a hug every time you open the app. 🙂 . . #selfcare #loveisstronger #healing #survivor #mentalhealth

The self-care app @aloebud sounds like a wonderful, gentle way to remind yourself to take care of you (which is so important)! Even the icons make me feel good. Right now it is only available for iOS (sad for me and other Android users) but hopefully that will change.
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Via @integrate_network – A gentle and powerful reminder from the wonderful humans over at @aloebud. If you haven’t checked out the Aloe Bud app yet, it’s an amazing self-care app! It helps you be mindful of your daily needs and check in with yourself. It’s low pressure, inviting, and feels like a hug every time you open the app. 🙂 .
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I love this little girl. Enjoying a cooler morning. . . . #petalrainfield #chinesecrested #hairyhairless #dogstagram #ilovemydog #ilovemychinesecresteddog #dogmom

I love this little girl. Enjoying a cooler morning.
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I am so looking forward to reading @lisajennbigelow ‘s #LGBTQ middle grade DRUM ROLL, PLEASE. I love the tagline: “Find your own beat.” We need more #LGBTQIA #MGlit and #YAlit, and more with lesbian characters (and trans characters, too). I imagine what it would have been like when I was young if I had read a middle grade book that had a lesbian character like this one. It would have been so validating and empowering for me. So freeing. I would have felt so much less alone. I came out as a teen… But imagine if I’d had access to books like this one when I was young. I would have felt seen about being queer. . . . #drumrollplease #lisajennbigelow #lgbtqiapride #LGBTQPridemonth #LGBTQlit #cherylrainfield #YAwriter #LGBTQwriter #booknerd #bookworm #ireadYA #ireadmg #survivor #feminist #YAlit #YAbooks #bookstagram #bookrecs

I am so looking forward to reading @lisajennbigelow ‘s #LGBTQ middle grade DRUM ROLL, PLEASE. I love the tagline: “Find your own beat.” We need more #LGBTQIA #MGlit and #YAlit, and more with lesbian characters (and trans characters, too). I imagine what it would have been like when I was young if I had read a middle grade book that had a lesbian character like this one. It would have been so validating and empowering for me. So freeing. I would have felt so much less alone. I came out as a teen… But imagine if I’d had access to books like this one when I was young. I would have felt seen about being queer.
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#drumrollplease #lisajennbigelow
#lgbtqiapride #LGBTQPridemonth #LGBTQlit
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I am always so glad to find novels that deal with mental health issues. We all need to know that we’re not alone and we can get through! So I’m glad to see The Secrets We Keep (adult fiction) that deals with panic, bipolar disorder, and suicide. . Via @dawnraemiller – Today’s the day! THE SECRETS WE KEEP is officially for sale in paperback and ebook. Link in bio. ______________________________ After fleeing her city life for something quieter in the suburbs, Elizabeth Mavery grapples with her new existence. When she’s not going to Costco or day-drinking with her best friend, she’s trying to escape her past. And it seems to work – until an anonymous gossip blog begins spilling the women of Waterford’s darkest secrets. ****** Now, the blurred conversations and blank spots in Elizabeth’s mind give way to panic and anxiety. If her secrets – like a hospitalization for bipolar disorder and a suicide attempt – don’t stay buried, she faces social shunning. Because after all, life in Waterford must look Instagram perfect at all times. ****** With her mental health in tatters and her marriage on the brink of imploding, Elizabeth fights to protect her family, her reputation, and her sanity. The past, however, has a way of not being forgotten. ________________________________ #bookstagram #instabooks#bookrelease #newbookalert #newbookrelease #womensfiction #womenwhowrite #thesecretswekeep #writersofinstagram #writerscommunity #ilovereading #fiction

I am always so glad to find novels that deal with mental health issues. We all need to know that we’re not alone and we can get through! So I’m glad to see The Secrets We Keep (adult fiction) that deals with panic, bipolar disorder, and suicide. .
Via @dawnraemiller – Today’s the day! THE SECRETS WE KEEP is officially for sale in paperback and ebook. Link in bio.
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After fleeing her city life for something quieter in the suburbs, Elizabeth Mavery grapples with her new existence. When she’s not going to Costco or day-drinking with her best friend, she’s trying to escape her past. And it seems to work – until an anonymous gossip blog begins spilling the women of Waterford’s darkest secrets. ******
Now, the blurred conversations and blank spots in Elizabeth’s mind give way to panic and anxiety. If her secrets – like a hospitalization for bipolar disorder and a suicide attempt – don’t stay buried, she faces social shunning. Because after all, life in Waterford must look Instagram perfect at all times.
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With her mental health in tatters and her marriage on the brink of imploding, Elizabeth fights to protect her family, her reputation, and her sanity. The past, however, has a way of not being forgotten.
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Petal listening to the birds and enjoying some time in the cooler weather. (We’ve been having a heat wave in Toronto.) . Happy Canada Day to my fellow Canadians! . . #petalrainfield #chinesecrested #hairyhairless #dogstagram #ilovemydog #ilovemychinesecresteddog #dogmom

Petal listening to the birds and enjoying some time in the cooler weather. (We’ve been having a heat wave in Toronto.)
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Happy Canada Day to my fellow Canadians!
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