literature

Off My Feet & Crash Kitty’s 6 month anniversary

πŸŽ‰ It’s been 6 months since my twins have hit the shelves! To celebrate, I’m hosting a giveaway on Instagram. Head over there if you’d like to play! πŸ‘‰πŸΌ @racheltremblaybooks 🀘🏼

BLURBS!
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OMF: Lone wolf coffee-slinger and accidental oneironaut Edie Stacks has her life turned upside down by reality-altering lucid dreams, and space cats!
Off My Feet is a Neverwhere-meets-Inception psychedelic chronicle of female experience where trust is learned the hard way, the hard knocks of life are explored, and love and friendship are pushed to their limits. Watch Edie make a mess of everything! Shit gets weird!
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CK: About 30 years before Off My Feet. Five women share an apartment and Friday nights. Wine and creativity keep them well entertained and always on the brink of trouble. One doomful evening, an alien craft lands onto their building and brings mystifyingly charming creatures into their lives. Creatures they would never have suspected were sinister…
Boy, were they wrong!
Read the Tragicomedy that started it all!
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Have a great day!! πŸ–€

book quote, literature, Topaz

Topaz now in Paperback

β€œπ™Έ πš πšŠπšπšŒπš‘πšŽπš πš‘πšŽπš› πšπš•πš’πšŒπš”πšŽπš› πšπš›πš˜πš– πš–πš’ πšπš˜πš πšŽπš› πšπš˜πš› πš πš‘πšŠπš πšπšŽπš•πš πš•πš’πš”πšŽ πš‘πš˜πšžπš›πšœ, πš–πš’ 𝚐𝚊𝚣𝚎 πšπš›πšŠπšŸπšŽπš•πš’πš—πš πšπš›πš˜πš– πš‘πšŽπš› 𝚎𝚒𝚎𝚜 πšπš˜πš πš— 𝚝𝚘 πš‘πšŽπš› πš‹πš˜πšπš’, πš–πšŠπš”πš’πš—πš 𝚊 πšπšŽπš•πš’πšŒπšŠπšπšŽπš•πš’ πš‹πšŽπšŠπšπšŽπš— πšπš›πšŠπš’πš• πš˜πšŸπšŽπš› πšπš‘πšŽ πšπšŽπšπšŠπš’πš•πšœ 𝚘𝚏 πš‘πšŽπš› πšπš›πšŽπšœπšœπšŽπšœ, πšŠπš—πš πš‹πšŠπšŒπš” πšžπš™ πšŠπšπšŠπš’πš—. 𝙸 πš˜πš›πš‹πš’πšπšŽπš πšπš‘πšŽ πšŒπš’πš›πšŒπšžπš’πš πš˜πšŸπšŽπš› πšŠπš—πš πš˜πšŸπšŽπš›. π™·πšŽπš› πš πšŠπšπšŒπš‘πšπšžπš• 𝚎𝚒𝚎𝚜, πšžπš—πš•πš’πš”πšŽ πš–πš’πš—πšŽ, πšπš’πšπš—β€™πš πš–πš˜πšŸπšŽ.”

πšƒπš˜πš™πšŠπš£: πšƒπš‘πšŽ πšƒπš›πšžπšπš‘ π™Ώπš˜πš›πšπšŠπš• & πšƒπš‘πšŽ π™²πš˜πš•πš˜πš› π™ΌπšŠπš’πš‘πšŽπš–

All ages quirky dystopian high fantasy quest πŸ™ŒπŸ½

Dear friends, Topaz is now available in paperback! It’s exactly the same as the hardcover on the inside β€” map, moth pages, glossary β€” and it’s available everywhere online ! VoilΓ !! Tis done and i’m happy that this option is out there now!

I hope you are all doing wonderfully!
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book quote, literature, Topaz

the trees would open

β€œOur first day traveling down the river ended. There was a sense of anticipation in the air, a hint of the importance of what was to come. Burma yanked at a blanket with his teeth. I took it from him and pulled it up over our snuggled bodies. Fiddling through my slingbags, I found some dried fruit, which we ate while staring expectantly for the moments when the trees would open above us and allow us to see the immense beauty of the night sky, its brilliant starlight showering the eventide with charm. Every time the trees closed up again, our eyelids drooped a little more, until they shut.”

Excerpt From

Topaz: The Truth Portal & The Color Mayhem

Anticipation can keep us going sometimes when we hit a lull. What are some things you’re looking forward to before then end of the year? πŸ–€

I’m looking forward to watching my kids dance in the nutcracker, finishing editing my new novel, finding a new apartment to live in that has a yard (and hopefully a brick wall!)

Happy Tuesday! πŸ–€

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little pygmy globe

“The sunlight gently lit up the orb from the inside, just as a candle is used to kindle another. He sighed with pleasure and passed me the little pygmy globe. I cupped my palms, surprised by the offering, and held it like a fragile, soft-shelled queepfluff egg. It was heavy and warm, and throbbed with a tiny pulse that vibrated gently through its crystal wall.”

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Topaz: The Truth Portal & The Color Mayhem

literature, The Nirvana Threads

random idiots

β€œYou’d think that you’d think before climbing into a car with random idiots.”

β€œYa, I get it, Damien. I didn’t think. I messed up .Β .Β . again.”

The opening scene of the Nirvana Threads was inspired by my experience, once upon a time, hitchhiking in British Columbia, Canada. The driver was playing chicken on the highway with random cars from the opposite lane. I remember thinking: β€œthis might be how I’m going to die” and clutching the side of my seat and mentally calling on God to do his will. Although I don’t outright mention it’s chicken they’re playing in the car in TNT, the picture is still painted. I hope you give it a read!!

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click here to check it out! : www.rachel-tremblay.com

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Have you ever been caught in a crazy situation, intentionally or accidentally, where you thought β€œthis could be it”?

Sending mucho warm, loving vibes to you this Friday! Keep safe!

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Mirth as per Topaz’s Glossary – “U”

Here are a few more weird things from Mirth, Topaz’s umbi-pit playing a bigger role in this book than one would expect from a such a small body part. Check out this link: Topaz: The Truth Portal & The Color Mayhem to learn more about Topaz and her quest for freedom and emancipation.

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book quote, literature, The Nirvana Threads

a ton of bricks

β€œThe first guitar chord felt like a ton of bricks in her rib cage, vibrating from the inside, filling her completely. The bass drum kicked in, resonating up and down her body, and then it was the snare, tightening her skin with each whipping snap. In seconds, they had made her body feel alive with new vigour; only seconds, and the song was at full speed. And just as quickly the whole floor became a soup of thrashing, wriggling punks.”

The Nirvana Threads is a love story, a spiritual adventure, a nostalgic time travel to the 90s, a playful exploring of the magical.

Check it out β€’ officially drops tomorrow

book quote, literature, The Nirvana Threads

lasers shot from the sky

The winding road curved tightly up a hill, the trees letting through only sporadic dashes of light, like lasers shot from the sky. They turned down a lane, tire tracks the only proof of civilisation. Grass grew high all around, wild flowers higher still. The lane opened up to a small, sun-drenched lot enclosed by an infantry of trees guarding a little wooden cabin with a gable roof. Damien parked the car on a pebbled strip in the freshly mowed front yard.”

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Magical Realism Romance The Nirvana Threads

book quote, literature, The Nirvana Threads

like a ghost

β€œAn out-of-focus, dark-haired woman dressed in white appeared beside her; a doctor. She fiddled with Carlie’s body. Muffled, incomprehensible sounds came from her mouth. Leaning in closer, she stroked Carlie’s hair. The brown of her eyes was the only clearly defined feature on her blurry face. It might have passed unnoticed, but how could it, when the doctor cracked Johnny’s smile, just before fading into the murkiness like a ghost.”

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The Nirvana Threads

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A 90’s Magical Realism Punk & Spiritual Romance

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Click here for more info!

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book quote, literature, The Nirvana Threads

the space between them

β€œThe space between them was narrow. The smile that lived beside her just moments before had faded. His curled fingers gouged into his thighs, crumpling the fabric of his jeans. She would have reached for them. She should have. It would have been easy to hold his hand one last time. But her body was stiff, paralysed, her eyes transfixed. The moonlit trees on the horizon, the tall grasses and sign posts beyond the window behind him, all slowed to a near stop, as did her breath and the beating of her heart. Its thudding, held in time like a dripping faucet, echoed loudly in her head. She drove her chin through the mud-thick air to face the frontβ€”ahead, where there was now nothing but light.”

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The first paragraph of The Nirvana Threads

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Available in preorder through www.rachel-tremblay.com, otherwise this second baby of mine drops June 1st!

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