Category Archives: Scars

SCARS audiobook now available for pre-order!

SCARS audiobook is now available for pre-order! It releases Sept 1st–a month before STAINED releases. The SCARS audiobook is read by Emily Bauer. It’s a different cover than the original book, but it’s still the same book on the inside. … Continue reading

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Get a free SCARS bonus short story when you sign up for my author newsletter.

Get a free SCARS bonus short story when you sign up for my author newsletter. This short story has never before been released, and is only available to my newsletter subscribers. My newsletter will let you know about my new … Continue reading

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SCARS in the front display of indie bookstore Blue Heron Books. See my books in the wild? Send me a photo and I’ll feature it.

I love it when my friends and readers send me photos of my books out in the wild. It feels so good to see! My friend and fellow YA author Erin Thomas (who is a fantastic writer and writing teacher … Continue reading

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SCARS will become an audiobook this September!

I’m so excited! SCARS is being recorded as an audiobook–both a downloadable and a physical copy–through AudioGo. It will be released this September! In only a few months, people can have SCARS read to them if they want to, can … Continue reading

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Scars is going to be translated into Slovenian!

Scars is going to be translated into Slovenian! I love that it’s going to reach even more people who might not otherwise be able to read it. I’ll post a pic when I get an author’s copy. 🙂 It’s the … Continue reading

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Today Is Self-Injury Awareness Day. I hope you’ll read and share this post.

Today, March 1st, is Self-Injury Awareness Day. I think it’s so important to help get more compassionate information and resources out there about self-harm–not just today, but every day. So many people self-harm in secret, and suffer in great emotional … Continue reading

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A sweet, heartfelt video review of Scars

Check out this sweet, heartfelt, honest review of Scars by reader Jacob Lasher. Jacob’s read Scars five times already! (beaming) What a feel-good review from a reader.

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Cheryl Rainfield on SCARS being challenged, and the need for “dark” books – for Banned Book Week

In the video below, I talk about Scars being challenged, why I wrote Scars, and the need for “dark” books – for Banned Book Week. I read banned and challenged books, and I hope you do, too! Here are some … 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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Scars readers left comments in back of library book

A woman I’ve met walking Petal in the mornings told me today that she just got Scars out of the library and read it, found it moving & important (and she couldn’t stop thinking about my arm), AND that teens … Continue reading

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