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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Stained, by Cheryl Rainfield. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Thomas Allen & Son, 2013.

This is a heads-up to be watching for Cheryl's new book, due to be released in November, 2013. Be sure to check it out!!!
Book Description:

In this heart-wrenching and suspenseful teen thriller, sixteen-year-old Sarah Meadows longs for "normal." Born with a port-wine stain covering half her face, all her life she’s been plagued by stares, giggles, bullying, and disgust. But when she’s abducted on the way home from school, Sarah is forced to uncover the courage she never knew she had, become a hero rather than a victim, and learn to look beyond her face to find the beauty and strength she has inside. It’s that—or succumb to a killer.

 Tag Line:

Sometimes you have to be your own hero.

 Release Date:

Nov 19, 2013


Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

From the author:

As I did with SCARS and HUNTED, I drew on some of my own experiences of bullying, abuse, and trauma to write STAINED and to give it greater emotional depth. Like Sarah in STAINED, I experienced abduction, imprisonment, periods of forced starvation, mind control, and having my life threatened. And like Sarah, I tried hard to fight against my abuser, keep my own sense of self, and escape. I hope readers will see Sarah's strength and courage, and appreciate her emotional growth as she reclaims herself.

 Available For Pre-Order on:

 And here's the book trailer done by the author to pique your interest, and to give you something to savor until it is released in November:

1 comment:

  1. Thanks so very much for taking part in the STAINED cover reveal, Sally! I so appreciate it. (smiling at you)