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Thursday, October 31, 2013

(Tour)_Saying Goodbye Without Saying Hello: Wrapping It Up


Title: Saying Goodbye Without Saying Hello
 
Genre: Nonfiction/Christian/Grief & Loss
Audience: Adult
Formats: Paperback and Ebook
E-Cover By: RaeBeth McGee-Buda
Paperback Cover: Marcy Rachel
Editor: Lee Ryder
ISBN-10: 1484801466
ISBN-13: 1492110884

Date Published: October 15, 2013
Synopsis:
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.


What do Authors want from Book Tours?


Book tours is one term that if you are an avid reader, you’ve heard a lot. But what exactly do the authors want out of them? Book tours are one great way to promote an authors work. Authors and bloggers work together to put on a book tour. Most of the time a book tour will include book reviews, guest posts on various blogs, interviews, vlogs, radio shows, giveaways, and more. Most of the time authors elect to do a book tour for the launch of a new book or another way to get the word out about a previously published book. There are tour companies out there that offer to put them together for authors or they can organize them on their own. 

As an author, I do my own. If I can save a penny, I will. Yes, when putting them together it’s hard work, but in the end they are really fun. The main reason I choose to do book tours is for the reach out of new readers. Each one of my books carry a message. The more blogs who support and host my tours, the more likely it is for my books to be noticed.
I do offer giveaways on some of my tours, however I don’t think it’s a must. I think offering prizes during the tour adds in more excitement for the readers, but you don’t want to over do it by coming off as “buying” your readers.

Another thing I hope to get out of the tour is another blogger friend. I look forward to working with each blogger. They do so much for authors and most of the time, they get nothing in return. While some authors may offer ebooks as a thank you, not all do. 

I love getting to know new readers along the tour. The reach I wouldn’t normally get on my own is expanded within the tour. Without the readers, authors wouldn’t survive. Therefore, I always think of them when planning. At each stop, I try to do something different. I have seen on many book tours, where the blogs pretty much post the same thing. I think this gets boring after seeing it so many times. 

As a reader, what is your favorite thing about book tours?


As an author, what do you hope to get out of a book tour?


Note from the Author

I want to thank everyone from the bottom of my heart for following along with a very special book tour for me. Out of all the tours I have been on, this one has meant the most to me. I want to thank each blogger who joined in and provided their own review of my book. Each one of you will always be in my heart and prayers. I truly appreciate everything you all have done. Below you will find the list of the bloggers who have helped me along this tour, in case you didn't get to follow along. 

**Click the name of the blog to check out their stop along the tour**


20- RaeBeth McGee-Buda (Introduction & Feature)
21- Jill Prand (Feature & Review)
22- Freaky Fiction Author (Interview & Review)
23- The Writing World (Guest Post & Feature)
24-  RaeBeth McGee-Buda (Vlog & Feature)
25- Addicted 2 Books (Guest Post & Review)
26- Just Me, Myself, and I (Feature & Review)
27- Kat's Read (Guest Post & Review)
28- As You Wish Reviews (Feature & Review)
29- Book Reviews by Lynn (Feature & Review)
30- Jessi Jabbers (Interview & Review)
31- RaeBeth McGee-Buda (Wrap It Up)


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Thursday, October 24, 2013

Tour -Saying Goodbye Without Saying Hello (Feature & Vlog)



Title: Saying Goodbye Without Saying Hello
Genre: Nonfiction/Christian/Grief & Loss

Audience: Adult

Formats: Paperback and Ebook

E-Cover By: RaeBeth McGee-Buda

Paperback Cover: Marcy Rachel

Editor: Lee Ryder

ISBN-10: 1484801466

ISBN-13: 1492110884

Date Published: October 15, 2013

Synopsis:
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.

*****
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About the Author:
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 little girl and a mother to an angel in heaven as of May 27th, 2013.

She graduated from American Intercontinental University in 2010 with her associates in business administration. She enjoys spending her time writing and feels that connecting with readers is her main goal.



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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

(Street Team) Spotlight with Jaime Robinette Bray

Welcome to the second day of Team Appreciation.

 As a way of giving back to my street team for their amazing support and their wonderful dedication to the team, I have decided to turn the tables. Over the next week, I'll be interviewing each member within my team.

Today I'd like to welcome
Jaime Robinette Bray.

Here's her interview:

1. What made you want to be part of the Butterfly Read’s street team?

I wanted to become part of this team not only because I personally know Beth. But I wanted to see her successful. I wanted to a part of that.

2. What is your favorite thing to do within the team?

My favorite thing to do with the team is to read every one's encouragements. No matter what the issues may be. No one is ever down and no one hardly ever has a bad word to say. I love the positive attitudes here.

3. What do you like the most about the team?

My thoughts about liking the best thing.... is I like everything about it. I like the circle of people Beth has here.

4. What do you like the least?

The thing I like least is... sometimes I can not be as active as I like to be due to kids schedules my work schedule and 31 stuff.

5. If you could change one thing with the team, what would it be?

 I do not want anything to change. Beth has done a wonderful job with the team and I hope she continues to be awesome at it.

6. If you have a Facebook page, what is the URL?


My Facebook URL is https://www.facebook.com/marykaylongabergerlady

7. If you have a Twitter ID, what is it?

I don't use twitter. Sorry.

8. What is one thing you’d like to say to Rae Beth?


If I could say one thing to Beth... always stay on the positive side of things. God has a plan for all of us. You never know what that plan is unless you feel your life is working right. Life isn't always fair. But life can always be good. Only if you let it be good. "You can do all things through Christ who strengthens me" Always keep that in mind. I am very proud to call you family. I have seen you fail seen you fall but you can get right back up and go after it again. You are strong. You are you because God made you that way. Love ya! Keep up the awesome work!
Jaime: Thank you for your everlasting support and for being there for me in my greatest time of need. I appreciate all the things you have done for me and my family. You truly are a blessing and you're an amazing person. Please don't ever forget that!!!

Monday, October 21, 2013

(Street Team) Spotlight with Kristina Bate

As a way of giving back to my street team for their amazing support and their wonderful dedication to the team, I have decided to turn the tables. Over the next week, I'll be interviewing each member within my team.

Today I'd like to welcome
Kristina Bate.



Here's her interview:

1. What made you want to be part of the Butterfly Read’s street team? TO BE ABLE TO KEEP UP WITH AND PARTAKE IN SPREADING THE WORD ABOUT RAEBETH'S WONDERFUL ACCOMPLISHMENTS. 

2. What is your favorite thing to do within the team? PROMOTE AND SPREAD THE WORD ABOUT RAEBETH'S WORK. 

 3. What do you like the most about the team? THE TREMENDOUS AMOUNT OF SUPPORT AND GENEROSITY FOR EACH OTHER. 

 4. What do you like the least? THAT RAEBETH HAS TO BASICALLY BEG FOR MORE PEOPLE TO BE INTERESTED IN TAKING THE TIME TO PROMOTE AND PARTICIPATE. 

5. If you could change one thing with the team, what would it be? MORE PEOPLE TAKING JUST A FEW MINUTES FROM THEIR BUSY SCHEDULE TO CHIME IN. 

6. If you have a Facebook page, what is the URL? https://www.facebook.com/kristina.bate.1 

 7. If you have a Twitter ID, what is it? DO NOT HAVE ONE 

8. What is one thing you’d like to say to RaeBeth? I AM SO PROUD OF YOU FOR ALL THAT YOU HAVE DONE AND I AM SO HAPPY FOR YOU ON TURNING YOUR DREAMS OF BECOMING A PUBLISHED AUTHOR INTO REALITY!!! I LOVE YOU!!


Kristina: I want to thank you for not only being a wonderful and very supportive friend, but I want to thank you for believing in me. 

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Kicking It Off- Saying Goodbye Without Saying Hello Tour





 Title: Saying Goodbye Without Saying Hello

Genre: Nonfiction/Christian/Grief & Loss

Audience: Adult

Formats: Paperback and E book

E-Cover By: RaeBeth McGee-Buda

Paperback Cover: Marcy Rachel

Editor: Lee Ryder

ISBN-10: 1484801466

ISBN-13: 1492110884

Date Published: October 15, 2013



Synopsis:

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.

*****

Small Teaser

Shortly after our perfectly imperfect wedding, my husband and I headed off to our honeymoon. We were thrilled. It seemed like things were finally falling into place. He had a great job and we were happy. The honeymoon was amazing. We decided to take a trip to the Pocono’s for the most amazing time at the most beautiful and entertaining resort we could find...Pocono Palace. I felt like a princess. We overly enjoyed our honeymoon. We took walks, played games in the game room, and made some memories would will last a lifetime.

Of course our honeymoon went by too quickly and after two weeks, we headed home. I was glad to though because I was missing my daughter. She’s an amazing little girl who has one heck of a sense of humor. She brightens our world.  There’s not a day that goes by where she doesn’t make us laugh or make our hearts melt. Her personality is amazing and her outlook on the world is impressive.

Let me introduce to you our princess, Emma.  She’s our world, our breath that we breathe, and we love her more than life itself. She’s a daddy’s girl and isn’t your typical little child. She loves to get down and dirty with her daddy when working on cars, but won’t hesitate to spend the day getting her nails painted with Mommy.

When we got back from our honeymoon, life went back to the way it was. Emma started first grade and Greg went back to work. I had a book I needed to finish writing. I tried so hard to finish this book but out of the blue, I started to get sick. My stomach would hurt and I was exhausted. Several weeks went by and I didn’t seem to be getting any better.
Then it came to me, I might be pregnant.


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About the Author:
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 little girl and a mother to an angel in heaven as of May 27th, 2013. She graduated from American Intercontinental University in 2010 with her associates in business administration. She enjoys spending her time writing and feels that connecting with readers is her main goal.


Author Links:
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Thursday, October 17, 2013

Best Selling....

I'm super happy today. I woke up to see that Saying Goodbye Without Saying Hello is ranked within Amazon's Top Best Selling in it's category of Death and Grief. I know it's not the category I'd like to be part of but I am.



If you would like to purchase a copy, you can do so on Amazon.


Tuesday, October 15, 2013

New Release

In honor of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day, my book Saying Goodbye Without Saying Hello, has been released TODAY on Amazon.



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.






Grab your copy Today in Kindle format here on Amazon.