Category Archives: STAINED

STAINED comes out in paperback today!

STAINED comes out in paperback today! I’m excited and happy. (Grinning) Like I did with SCARS, I drew on some of my own trauma and healing to write STAINED. In STAINED, Sarah thinks she knows what fear is-until she’s abducted. … Continue reading

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Share To Win 1 of 3 Inspiring Message T-shirts or T-shirt Plus 3 Signed Books by Cheryl Rainfield

UPDATE: The winners of the contest are: Laura Ashley, who won 3 signed books and a limited edition t-shirt; Sarah Clark, who won a limited edition t-shirt; Mary Ellen Wessels, who won a limited edition t-shirt; and Miracle Pinchera, who … Continue reading

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Limited Edition T-shirt: Sometimes You Have To Be Your Own Hero and You Are Stronger Than You Know

If you’ve read my books or interviews about me, you’ll know that I write about strong-girl (and emotionally strong boy), and that I draw deeply on my own trauma and healing. I had to save myself over and over again … Continue reading

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Comments & letters like these two from readers are a HUGE part of why I write

Comments from readers like these two–by Miracle and Annie–are a HUGE part of why I write. It is incredible to hear that my books help people stay alive and get through hard times, or stop cutting and get help, or … Continue reading

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I am honored to have two of my books mentioned in Bibliotherapy For Teens on SLJ

I am honored to have two of my books–SCARS and STAINED–included under PTSD/Abuse & Assault in “Bibliotherapy for Teens: Helpful Tips and Recommended Fiction” by librarian Erin E Moulton on School Library Journal’s site. Erin wrote a moving and insightful … Continue reading

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STAINED is on sale for $1.99 on #Kindle and #Nook until Oct 31st!

If you loved SCARS, I think you’ll enjoy STAINED–and you may want to get it while it’s deeply discounted. Right now STAINED is on sale for both Kindle and Nook for $1.99–until Oct 31st. I hope you grab yourself a … Continue reading

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I love it when my talks on my books move people. My STAINED talk was a success! A post in pictures and words.

I was nervous before my talk on STAINED yesterday at Chapters Scarborough. I’m always nervous before I give a talk! (Part of it is that whole “we’ll-kill-you-if-you-talk” thing my abusers used to tell me, and part of it is that … Continue reading

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Join Cheryl Rainfield on Sat, Sept 13, 2pm at Chapters Scarborough in Toronto

If you’re in Toronto, join me at Chapters Scarborough on Saturday, September 13th at 2pm to hear me talk about STAINED (Best Book of the Year for Ages 14 and up)–why I wrote it, the need for strong-girl characters, and … Continue reading

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STAINED will be released in paperback in 2015

So not only is STAINED one of Bank Street College Center for Children’s Literature’s Best Book of the Year for ages Fourteen and Up–it’s also going to be released in paperback on 5/11/15 and be only $8.99! So much good … Continue reading

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I’m delighted that STAINED is one of Bank Street College’s Book of the Year for ages Fourteen and Up

I’m delighted that STAINED is one of Bank Street College Center for Children’s Literature’s Book of the Year for ages Fourteen and Up! (beaming) Links to all books and categories here. It’s such a feel-good thing to have my book … Continue reading

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