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It is such a delight when readers let me – and others – know that they love my books! (beaming)

It is such a delight when readers let me – and others – know that they love my books! (beaming) This from reader and poet @jacob.lasher – I remember being so excited for this book to come out! Cheryl Rainfield has influenced me in ways beyond my own imagining. I am grateful people like her exist and I truly hope that my books can have the same impact on others like hers have done to me! @cherylrainfield
#STAINED #cherylrainfield #bookrecommendations #bookrecs #bookstagram
#YAbooks #yabookrecs #YAwriter #LGBTQwriter #booknerd #bookworm #ireadYA #survivor #feminist #YAbooksmentalhealth #metoo #sexualassault #healing Continue reading

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I appreciate this curated list

I appreciate this curated list author @gdcribbs created of YA books that deal with sexual abuse, sexual assault, trafficking, and more. It’s so important to have these books and these discussions, to #BelieveSurvivors and hear them, to help each other heal. And I am so glad to have my books included in this powerful list. #MeToo

#YAbooks #yabookrecs #yabookrecommendations #YAlit #YAlitmentalhealth #YAsaves #cherylrainfield #scars #STAINED #gdonaldcribbs #thepackinghouse #selfharm #sexualabuse #trauma #healing #metoomovement #whathelpedmeheal Continue reading

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I finished #YAlit OTHERWORLD by Jason Segel and Kirsten Miller

I finished #YAlit OTHERWORLD by Jason Segel and Kirsten Miller a few days ago and I’m still thinking about it and wish I could read the sequel now. I love books that suck me in and don’t let me go, that make me deeply care about the characters and their fate, and that have an emotional pull, a fast pace, great suspense, and good twists. Otherworld had all that. I believed in the world!
In Otherworld, Simon enters a virtual reality game to help save Kat, the girl he loves, who had an accident and was plunged into the game as experimental therapy. But when you’re wearing the disc that he and Kat both are, you can get hurt or die if your character does in the game. And he discovers there are more people that need rescuing, so it is high-stakes. The book completely gripped me; all I wanted to do was read! I especially loved the reveals and twists, and that the girls were strong-girl characters even though they didn’t have as much of a role as the boys did.

The only thing I didn’t like was the ending which felt a little abrupt to me and made it clear that there was a sequel coming. But that is a personal pet peeve; I like books that even though they are part of a series the story still feels complete on its own, even though more will happen.
I cared so much about the characters and I can’t wait to dive into the sequel! It was a satisfying read. If you like YA fantasy or sci-fi, check it out. Highly recommended. 5/5 stars.

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I just had an awesome Skype talk about SCARS with Dee Schmidt Kramer’s students who read SCARS

I just had an awesome Skype talk about SCARS with Dee Schmidt Kramer’s students who read SCARS as an independent reading book at Silver Creek High School in Indiana. The students asked such intelligent, thoughtful questions afterwards. I told them they could ask me anything and I meant it.

And despite some technical difficulties – I couldn’t see or hear them on Skype but they could see and hear me – it went really well. Dee helped solve it in a creative way, using her cell so I could see the students, typing their questions in Skype, and one student turned Dee’s cell to landscape mode so I could see them all.

I enjoyed it so much. I could see them taking it all in, and caring about it. I delight in readers caring about books – and authors!

Petal also made an appearance! (laughing) She’s always by my side, and at the end when I picked her up and she rested her head on my shoulder they awwed. (Smiling)
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#authorskype #skypeauthorvisit
#deeschmidtkramer #SilverCreekHighSchool
#cherylrainfield #YAwriter #LGBTQwriter #booknerd #bookworm #ireadYA #survivor #feminist #YAlit #YAbooks
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On the plus side of being sick I’ve stopped pushing myself to work and I’m just reading

On the plus side of being sick I’ve stopped pushing myself to work and I’m just reading and reading. I finished THE DELPHI EFFECT by Rysa Walker which I love so very much, and I bought myself the sequel THE DELPHI RESISTANCE as an e-book. I’m excited to dive into it. I love well-written books about psychic powers, especially YA.
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#rysawalker #thedelphieffect #thedelphiresistance #yabookrecs #bookstagram #bookrecommendations
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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
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I’m always so delighted when readers love my books and let others know about them!

I’m always so delighted when readers love my books and let others know about them! It’s a wonderful thing that you can do for an author you love or a book you love. Thank you so very much each of you you’ve let others know that you love my books. I appreciate you! And thank you so very much to Lynne Postlewait for this tweet!

I will always write strong girl characters who save themselves, survivors, and #lgbtqia characters.
#HowToHelpAnAuthor #booklove #bookrecs #bookrecommendations #yabookrecommendations #yabookrecs #bookstagram
#cherylrainfield #SCARS #HUNTED #STAINED #selfharm #sexualabuse #trauma #healing #MeToo #csa
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I am always delighted when readers recommend my books

I am always delighted when readers recommend my books, so I loved seeing this post by @yourstruly_bookaddict on Instagram recommending STAINED and other good reads. (beaming)
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Via @yourstruly_bookaddict These are my highly recommended October reads. Not necessarily scary or spooky but they do have a lot of mystery, suspense and some plot twists. Honestly anything by @natashapreston5 and @cherylrainfield is highly recommended from me. I have only read Ten by Gretchen McNeil and seen the movie (both good) but want to read #murdertrending But anyway, if you want to read some amazing books go for literally any of Cheryl Rainfield’s or Natasha Preston’s books. You won’t be disappointed. What are your recommended October reads?

#bookrecs #bookrecommendations #booklove #bookstagram
#stained #natashapreston #gretchenmcneil #yabooks #yabookrecs #yabookstagram
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If you need a feel-good book today with a strong-girl character, #YAlit SONG OF THE LIONESS by Tamora Pierce is one of my top favorites

If you need a feel-good book today with a strong-girl character, #YAlit SONG OF THE LIONESS by Tamora Pierce is one of my top favorite, comfort, go-to YA fantasy & series. If you haven’t read it yet, check it out!

#songofthelioness #tamorapierce
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