My own Christmas book tree

I LOVE what GalleyCat has done, getting people to create their own Christmas book trees, then take a photo and send it in. GalleyCat has created a montage of them.

Since Christmas has always been a hard time for me (it was an increased abuse time when I was growing up), and I’m trying to reclaim Christmas and enjoy it now–including creating book-related Christmas celebrations–AND since HUNTED releases today, this felt like a perfect tie-in for me. So I created my own tree made up of many of my favorite picture books, and then my own books on the top, with HUNTED at the very top. It felt good to create! I hope you’ll enjoy the photos.

Will you make a book tree of your own? (smiling)

About Cheryl Rainfield

I write the books I needed and couldn't find as a teen. I write teen fiction--paranormal fantasy and gritty realistic fiction. I'm the author of SCARS (WestSide Books, 2010) #1 ALA QuickPicks, and Governor General Literary Award Finalist, HUNTED (WestSide Books, Oct 2011), STAINED (Harcourt, 2013), The Last Dragon (HIP Books, Sept 2009), and Walking Both Sides (HIP Books, 2011). I also enjoy drawing, surfing the web, connecting with people I like, doing crafts, and being with my dog.
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6 Responses to My own Christmas book tree

  1. Karen Hooper says:

    OMG how fun is that?! It looks beautiful! I hadn’t heard of this book tree fun but I might have to try it. 🙂

  2. Thank you, Karen! (beaming) So glad you like it! It really was fun to put together; I hope you try one, too! And if you do, you can send your photo in to GalleyCat. I’d love to see it, too. 🙂

  3. Jana-Michele says:

    Love the Book tree! I can’t believe I never thought of it. DUH

  4. Lauren says:

    An idea just came to my mind as I saw the Christmas book tree. We should have two Christmas trees during Christmas. One should be the original one and the second should be made of things that we love. Just decorate both of them the way you like and have fun.

  5. I like that idea, Lauren. (smiling) That’s what I’ve done. One tree has a bunch of decorations that are for different aspects of myself and things I love. The other is made out of books. 🙂

  6. Thanks, Jana! I love it, too. 🙂 I didn’t think of it til I saw it on GalleyCat!

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