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Monday, August 26, 2013

(Blurb Reveal) Saying Goodbye Without Saying Hello

Thank you for stopping by for the Blurb Reveal of my upcoming book, Saying Goodbye Without Saying Hello. 


The journey of pregnancy brings hope, joy, and love for the expecting mother. The hope of giving birth to a new life. The joy of feeling this new life grow inside of her. The love that starts with a test that doesn’t ever end. Dreams for the unborn child flood the new mother’s mind, as well as those around her. Each step of the pregnancy is a cherished moment. The anticipation of meeting her cherished baby builds from the very first month and ends after birth.

This is the story of one mother and how a few words changed her life forever. How a piece of
her faded when she heard these words: “There’s no heartbeat.” When RaeBeth Buda laid in the hospital in labor, she and her husband heard those dreaded words.

What happens when all of those dreams are shattered in a moment’s notice? How does one cope with the loss of their child? This is the story of their journey and of the devastating grief of the loss of her daughter, Dakota Emily Buda.

Author Information

Bio: RaeBeth McGee-Buda was born in southwestern Pennsylvania in 1987, the second daughter of Rachel Yost and Arthur Curtis McGee. RaeBeth grew up loving to read and write poetry, as well as short stories. Her childhood dream was to become a teacher. Rae Beth's dream of writing was created in her eleventh grade literature class where writing became her passion.

RaeBeth married in August 2012 to her husband, Gregory Stephen Buda Jr. and resides in a small Pennsylvania town of Fairchance. RaeBeth is a full time mother of one beautiful daughter Emma, and a mother to an angel, Dakota Emily.

She graduated from American Intercontinental University in 2010 with her associates in business administration. She enjoys spending her time writing and feels connecting with readers and sending her messages are her main goals.

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  1. I'm super excited to read this book, and be able to get a mothers perspective on this. No one really knows how a mother feels going through a stillbirth, so being able to learn about it, I feel will be an emotional experience I look forward to taking.

  2. I anxiously await this story as this angel baby is my niece. I hope to gain a better insight to my sister's daily struggles and triumphs with being a mother to an angel. Gaining some insight of Dakota's story through my sisters heart will hopefully teach me to be a stronger source of support for my sister.

  3. The blurb is beautifully written Raebeth! I am really looking forward to reading this book. I have no idea how a mother feels when going through a still birth so to be able to learn about it and to read what they feel and go through is going to be an emotional experience for me.

  4. I love the blurb RaeBeth! I'm very sorry you had to go through this experience,and although I have not had any children of my own, my heart bleeds for you. You writing about your heartache shows me how strong you are. I wish terrible things didn't happen to nice people!

    God bless!


  5. I think the blurb is awesome. I can not wait to read this story, I know I will be having tissues near by because just reading the blurb has me in tears right now. I have no idea how anyone feels or what they are thinking when they have a baby that was a still born, but I do know God only gives us certain trails and such to people he knows can handle things. My heart still goes out to you all day after day. Good luck with your book I know this was probably hard to write as you had to relive moments.

  6. This sounds amazing. I am so proud of you and it makes me proud to be your husband. I know how hard it is on you to write this book. I pray that your tears and pain that's been put into it... will help another angel parent in the future. I can't wait to read it. I love you.

  7. Jaime Robinette-BraySeptember 2, 2013 at 1:17 AM

    I am excited to read this. I just hate that this has happened to such wonderful folks. I love you guys! I pray foe guidance healing and peace for you Beth & Greg & Emma.

  8. You are so strong to be able to write about the loss of your child and the pain you are going through. My heart goes out to you. I know your book will help out other Moms.