Monthly Archives: October 2018

I love the #bookswag I got for Wendy Orr’s books

I love the #bookswag I got for @wendy_orr_author ‘s books – a dragonfly button for DRAGONFLY SONG and a swallow enamel pin for SWALLOW’S DANCE which has been nominated for the 2018 TD Children’ s Literature Award.

But the biggest thrill was meeting Wendy Orr and talking to her in person.
#wendyorr #dragonflysong #swallowsdance #mglit #bookstagram #bookrecs #bookrecommendations #booklove #booknerd Continue reading

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#Teachers , #librarians, these posters are important, especially with all the hate and oppression.

#Teachers , #librarians, these posters are important, especially with all the hate and oppression. You can sign up to get these shipped free to you to spread some positive messages and change oppressive thinking. I hope you do!

Via @amplifierart – Last few days for educators to register for FREE artwork and teaching tools at linkin.bio/amplifier art Registration deadline for the free mailing ends 10/31!
#WeTheFutureNow
#artcreateschange
#loveisstronger #lovewins #lovetrumpshate Continue reading

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I’m so happy to have met one of my favourite authors – Wendy Orr – in person at her launch

I’m so happy to have met one of my favourite authors – Wendy Orr – in person at her launch for SWALLOW’S DANCE at Queen Books! (beaming) She is as kind and thoughtful and intelligent as she online. And she signed my copy of PEELING THE ONION, too! As well as SWALLOW’S DANCE. .
And I couldn’t believe that she mentioned that I am a powerful YA writer in the Q&A! It was incredibly generous and kind of her.

I’m glad she met Petal, too. .
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@wendy_orr_author
#wendyorr #swallowsdance #songofthedragonfly #pajamapress #queenbooks #nimsisland #bookstagram #booknerd #bookworm
#cherylrainfield #YAwriter #LGBTQwriter #booknerd #bookworm #ireadYA #survivor #feminist Continue reading

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Petal and I are all dressed up and ready to go see one of my favourite #kidlit and #YAlit authors Wendy Orr

Petal and I are all dressed up and ready to go see one of my favourite #kidlit & #YAlit authors Wendy Orr at her book launch for SWALLOW’S DANCE. Yes, that @wendy_orr_author , who wrote PEELING THE ONION, DRAGONFLY, and NIM’S ISLAND which was made into a movie with Jodie Foster, and many more books.

Toronto booklovers, the launch is today at 2pm at Queen Books (914 Queen St. East). #wendyorr #swallowsdance #peelingtheonion #nimsisland #mgwriter
#cherylrainfield #YAwriter #LGBTQwriter #booknerd #bookworm #ireadYA #survivor #feminist #YAlit #YAbooks Continue reading

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I’m excited to dive into THE MAGIC WORDS

I’m excited to dive into THE MAGIC WORDS: WRITING GREAT BOOKS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS by the legendary Cheryl B Klein @chavelaque ! It’s been on my to-read list for a while.

I won my copy through spreading the word about a great workshop An Introduction to the Practical Side and The Mysteries of Line Editing by @hdunderdown Harold Underdown, who is also a great children’s and YA editor, and Eileen Robinson, a former Scholastic editor. Together they run Kid’s Book Revisions. .
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#magicwords #cherylbklein #writingforchildren #writingforteens #haroldunderdown
#cherylrainfield #YAwriter #LGBTQwriter #booknerd #bookworm #ireadYA #survivor #feminist #YAlit #YAbooks #bookstagram Continue reading

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I saw this awesome bumper sticker on a truck

I saw this awesome bumper sticker on a truck in a parking lot today. It made me feel lighter, better, to randomly see a positive message out there.

I think it’s true, and we need to keep fighting for rights and equality for all oppressed groups, including #LGBTQIA, PoC, disabilities of all kinds; an end to violence and rape, sexual assault and child abuse and torture – prevention, and full belief, support, and help for survivors when it does happen; better gun laws; and just…a kinder, more compassionate, living world, even when other people oppose us. Especially when they do. (Though it’s also important to practice self-care.) #BelieveSurvivors #MeToo #rapeculture
#awesomebumpersticker
#cherylrainfield #YAwriter #LGBTQwriter #booknerd #bookworm #ireadYA #survivor #feminist Continue reading

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I write because I had no voice growing up.

I write because I had no voice growing up. I write because I didn’t see myself reflected – lesbian, feminist, rape & torture survivor – yet books helped save me. I write to help others know they are not alone & it can get better. I write to have a voice.#WhyIWrite #BelieveSurvivors

#WeNeedDiverseBooks

#cherylrainfield #YAwriter #LGBTQwriter #booknerd #bookworm #ireadYA #survivor #feminist #YAlit #YAbooks #bookstagram #lgbtqia Continue reading

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I am wearing purple today for #spiritday.

I am wearing purple today for #spiritday. I will always support my #lgbtqia community and stand against homophobia and bullying. Stay true to you!
@glaad .
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#glaad #thetrevorproject
#cherylrainfield #YAwriter #LGBTQwriter #booknerd #bookworm #ireadYA #survivor #feminist #lgbtqia #LGBTQ #spiritweek #itgetsbetter Continue reading

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My #BelieveSurvivors poem. Keep fighting.

You think you silenced me
You think you broke my hope
But I am just girding myself up for the long fight.
I won’t give up; I can’t.
It is my life – and that of others on the line.
So I will rest recharge
heal connect get inspired
and then I will fight.
#BelieveSurvivors -Cheryl Rainfield, author of SCARS, STAINED, HUNTED

#MeToo #TimesUp
#cherylrainfield #YAwriter #LGBTQwriter #booknerd #bookworm #ireadYA #survivor #feminist #YAlit #YAbooks #csa #healing Continue reading

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I am honoured to be on thebooksupplier’s Top Ten Authors I’d Love To Meet list!

I am honoured to be on @thebooksupplier’s Top Ten Authors I’d Love To Meet list! (beaming) I’d love to meet her, too! And she put me in such amazing company.
If you don’t know her account, check it out. She has awesome, thoughtful mini reviews of great YA books that you might otherwise miss, especially #LGBTQIA, PoC, and other diverse reads, and puts the reviews on post-it notes or videos.
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#thebooksupplier #bookblogger #bookrecommendations #bookrecs #yabookrecommendations #yabookrecs #bookstagram #top10memes #top10authors
#cherylrainfield #YAwriter #LGBTQwriter #booknerd #bookworm #ireadYA #survivor #feminist #YAlit #YAbooks Continue reading

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