Category Archives: Hunted

My books In The Wild: From Readers G. Donald Cribbs and Kaylah Krysdell Urquiza

I love it when readers post photos of my books in the wild! It feels so good to see. I love this one reader–and writer–G. Donald Cribbs, reading HUNTED. It made me laugh! I think this one of SCARS at … Continue reading

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Hunted Has Been Shortlisted for the 2013 Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Award!

I’m excited–and honored–to announce that my YA sci-fi/paranormal fantasy HUNTED has been shortlisted for the 2013 Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Award! The release says: “This year’s short list includes some of Canada’s best-known and award-winning children’s book authors and illustrators. … Continue reading

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Writing your emotional truths can be painful but worth it: My Q&A with Sharon Roat

A Q&A that I did with Sharon Roat is up, where I talk about my experience of writing SCARS, how I got my agent, how writing HUNTED was a similar process to SCARS, and my upcoming novel STAINED. I hope … Continue reading

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HUNTED in local newspaper–again!

I just found out from a writing friend that HUNTED is mentioned in today’s Toronto Star article “Great Escapes for Kids and Teens” (reviews by Deirdre Baker)! It’s even got Hunted’s cover in it, in the print and web version! … Continue reading

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HUNTED is a finalist for the Monica Hughes Award for Science Fiction & Fantasy!

Oh my GOSH!! I just found out–HUNTED has been shortlisted for the Monica Hughes Award for Science Fiction and Fantasy! (grinning & grinning) (I did a tiny happy scream just now when I found out.) It is SUCH a good … Continue reading

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Why Fantasy Novels Can Hook Readers (children, teen, and adult!)

There’s something about fantasy, magic, and dystopian novels that can really hook readers. Think about the Harry Potter books—they got millions of kids, teens, and even adults reading middle-grade fantasy—and loving them, being absorbed in them so much that they … Continue reading

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HUNTED just got a rave review in VOYA!

I am so thrilled and excited! HUNTED just got a glowing review in VOYA! “Cheryl Rainfield writes a masterful dystopian fantasy novel with a gripping plot that will keep readers on the edge of their seats. The story is well … Continue reading

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Don’t forget to download HUNTED freebies

Don’t forget that there are a ton of freebies for HUNTED that you can pick up. There’s the free PinPoint: A HUNTED Bonus short story. You can get it on Amazon for your Kindle, on B&N for your Nook, or … Continue reading

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Toronto HUNTED Launch was a success!

My Toronto HUNTED launch (for the Canadian version by Fitzhenry & Whiteside) was a success! So many people that I care about were there–great writing friends, friend-friends, new friends, old friends, and some people I didn’t know who came to … Continue reading

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video from my Toronto HUNTED book launch

My Toronto HUNTED book launch held at Bakka Phoenix Bookstore was a success! People had a lot of fun. I’ve just put a video from the launch up! And I’ll be putting it and photos and more up on my … Continue reading

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