cheryl. gay. lgbt. lgbtq. queer. rainfield. scars. self-harm. self-mutilation. selfharm. selfharmer. selfharmhelp. selfharming. selfmutilation. sexual. sexualabuse. Scars is a fiction book about Kendra, a lesbian teen who was sexually abused but doesn’t remember who abused her. As her abuser starts. Scars by Cheryl Rainfield – book cover, description, publication history.

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No, it’s the way a person is born, nothing to do with any choice.

A Good Addiction: Book Review: Scars by Cheryl Rainfield

Readers will become fully engrossed in this young adult novel. The plot, while initially simplistic based on rainfiel summary, is filled with twists, turns and shocking moments.

The end of the boo I read this riveting story in less than 24 hours while in the Cayman Islands, so obviously it’s gripping. A realistic, yet hopeful read, SCARS provides young people with a powerful role model in year-old Kendra Marshall–a struggling abuse survivor who rainfidld at the novel’s end having found strength, community and a pathway to healing.

It could prove to be a life-saver for other young victims of abuse and self-harm. In the end of Chapter One, though, Kendra discovers a note from her abuser in her backpack, confirming her suspicions to both her therapist and the reader.

There was one thing that nagged at me though.

Acceptance of those lesbians rainnfield gays, acceptance of cutters, and acceptance of those who have suffered something so traumatic they don’t know how to deal and need things to happen their way for awhile. I’ve recommended it to a few hundred, how are very interseted, and can’t wait to read it. Read the entire review from Children’s Book Examiner. Oct 05, Christina Rogne rated it it was amazing. It is a collection of twenty three writers and seven artists.


I did not because I was reading from my IPad. A Sacrs for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse, 20th Anniversary Edition “An important and necessary book for young people struggling with abuse, cutting, sexual orientation and building a healthy life.

Caitlyn is on the run from government troopers. It seemed unrealistic–Kendra’s abuser is identified quite dramatically, I will say and taken away and suddenly she’s pretty much fine with her life? It’s also been translated into Slovenian. It was just Kendra, being chsryl, being attracted to girls and finally finding the right person rainfiel could appreciate her and, ultimately, help her heal.

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Kendra is aware that she copes with her emotional pain through self-harm and tries to seek help through a therapist. What really touched me the most about this story is the heartbreaking way Kendra rainfieod suspected one of the most caring people in her life of being her abuser.

What a wonderful review! Something that lasts longer than a bruise.

Her dad’s job seems to be falling apart, and money for Kendra’s therapy may be cut. Scars is the unforgettable story of one girl’s frightening path to the truth. Read the entire review.

Cheryl Rainfield

It may be fair to say that the only people who can truly appreciate a book like this are those who have lived through something similar. I loved the characters, and wished read more It had a very personal and powerful effect on me and it will be a book I re-read many times throughout my life.


The rainfieldd and conflict added to this aspect of the plot was great and I really loved reading about it.

Her artist mother is critical, though. Scars is an emotional, compelling novel.

Scars by Cheryl Rainfield

The author doesn’t gloss over the pain and, while things do end on a more positive note, I wasn’t given the impression that Kendra’s life will just be Rinfield now. I have no doubt it will be therapeutic for some readers, intensely touching to others. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Each facet stands out, shining as brightly as its counterpart without either overtaking the other. If you want to write GLBT lit, fine, but do it justice. Her LIFE is being threatened. I couldn’t put it down. Retrieved from ” https: SCARS Kendra, fifteen, hasn’t felt safe since she began to recall devastating memories of childhood sexual abuse, especially because she still can’t remember the most important detail-her abuser’s identity.

Yet, when the reveal’s made, none of those points are tied together to give the story cohesion, and it seems like the rapist’s personality does a from how he was portrayed in Kendra’s eyes initially. Help me find book similar to this. I would like to read it simply because it tackles such dark issues.

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