Cheryl Rainfield is the author of the award-winning SCARS, about a queer teen sexual-abuse survivor who uses self-harm to cope; STAINED, a Bank Street College Best Book about a teen with a port-wine stain who is abducted and must rescue herself; and the award-winning HUNTED, about a teen telepath living in a world where any paranormal power is illegal. Cheryl draws on her own trauma and abuse experience to write vivid, emotional fiction; it's even Cheryl's own arm on the cover of SCARS. Cheryl Rainfield is an incest and torture survivor, queer, feminist, and an avid reader and writer. She lives in Toronto with her little dog Petal.

Cheryl Rainfield has been said to write with “great empathy and compassion” (VOYA) and to write stories that “can, perhaps, save a life.” (CM Magazine) SLJ said of her work: “[readers] will be on the edge of their seats.”

You can find Cheryl on her website and her blog Also Twitter: FaceBook: and Instagram: Tumblr:

Some of her awards are:
SCARS: 2010 Governor General Literary Award Finalist; #1 in YALSA's Top 10 Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers (2011); ALA's 2011 Rainbow Project List (LGBT recommended books); 2011 SCBWI Crystal Kite Finalist.
STAINED: Bank Street College Center for Children's Literature's Best Books of The Year for ages Fourteen and Up (2014); SCBWI's Crystal Kite Award, finalist (2014).
HUNTED: Monica Hughes Award for Science Fiction and Fantasy finalist; 2013 Ruth & Sylvia Schwartz Award Finalist.
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CherylRainfield CherylRainfield Oct 26, 2014 10:12PM
Here are the links to STAINED on sale for only  $1.99 (normally $16.99!)Kindle:
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