To add to the fun at my Toronto launch for HUNTED…

I will have a psychic there–Michael Smith–who will be doing psychic readings for guests! So there will be psychic readings (which fits with the whole paranormal theme of HUNTED, and the main character having telepathy and empathy), prizes (everyone gets a raffle ticket when they enter!), and food (including cake!). I’ll also be talking briefly about why I wrote HUNTED, and will probably read a page or two (tops).

I hope you can make it!

Location: Bakka-Phoenix Books (84 Harbord St near Spadina in Toronto)

Time: Saturday, March 31st from 4-6pm

Book: HUNTED (YA Paranormal fantasy/dystopian, Canadian paperback edition published by Fitzhenry & Whiteside)

In HUNTED, Caitlyn is a telepath in a world where having any Paranormal power at all is illegal. So she’s on the run a lot from ParaTroopers, who can torture her, enslave her, even kill her if they capture her. When Caitlyn settles down in a city with her mom, she falls for Alex, a Normal (someone without any Paranormal powers at all) which is dangerous because if he discovers her powers he can turn her in. And she also stumbles across a group of Paranormals who want to kill all the Normals for oppressing them–and that would include Alex. This forces Caitlyn to have to decide: Is she going to stay in hiding to protect herself, or take a stand to save the people around her?

I had someone ask me the other night what a book launch is. A book launch is a celebration of the book, a way to let people know about it. And it’s also a lovely thing to buy the book at the launch, to support the writer and to feed your reading habit. 🙂

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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4 Responses to To add to the fun at my Toronto launch for HUNTED…

  1. Josh says:

    Such a great idea! I’m trying to ‘conjure’ up something similar for my launch in June. Should be a blast!

  2. Thanks, Josh! I wonder…maybe a magician for your launch?? I hope you have a lot of fun!

  3. vicky says:

    I really liked the whole plot of this books. Best of luck for your book launch and i’ll surely try to be there as i am really going to buy one for me too.

  4. Oh, thank you, Vicky! (beaming) So glad to hear it!

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