Live Without You // Release and Giveaway

Finally! The day is here! The day that my little sister releases her lovely, tear inducing and heartwarming book to the world! It is now available for sale on amazon, so if you want a copy, go snag one over there! If you want a signed paperback, you can also order one here for only $10 with free shipping!

back story dump

As a writer and an author, Sarah Grace has been a third of the trio that makes up me and my sisters. They are such a supportive bunch, and I could not be more thankful for their love, the begging for more stories, and the constant adoration they have shown me. If I only wrote for them, it would be worth it. But that being said, I am so happy that Sarah Grace decided to delve into the writing world. I know they both have such beautiful stories inside of them. She swore she would never write a book. But when this story popped into her head, it was such a pleasure to see her go through the process. The creative fancies that float through your head, the joy and excitement at thinking of a plot device. The moments when your heartstrings hurt from all the pain and torture you are putting your character through. And then the glorious triumph of having finished a story! I try not to hold this against her, but she didn’t let me read it for quite some time as she wanted ‘to get it as perfect as possible’ before I did. *rolls eyes* as if I care. But when I did get to read it, my jaw dropped open. This was better than a lot of things I had read. She truly had a talent, and it’s not as if I didn’t think she had it in her, but sheesh! This girl can write! I even begged her to let me write a fan fiction spin off of my favorite character! And that is saying a lot. I don’t often delve into a series that much that I feel like I want to actually write more of the story myself. I feel so honored to have gotten to walk her through the process of all the publishing and marketing specs. She has done so fabulous with it all and I am so happy to introduce this lovely to you!

the book

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(THAT COVER THO! Am I right?!?!?)

Available on Amazon

Piper Redding is a loner, but lonely. Everyone she loves has abandoned her and opening her heart to others is just asking for more pain. She can’t help but blame herself for her brother’s tragic death six years ago, and in her guilt, she shuts herself off from the world. No one could love her—not even the God who promised to be there for her but wasn’t.

For paramedic Ezra Bryant, failure is not an option. He’s had enough of it, and only by God’s grace is he able to put it behind him. But when a traumatic event brings Piper’s greatest fear and Ezra’s failures to light, can they use that event to allow God to mend their broken pieces? Can love triumph over fear, and grace over guilt?

the author

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obviously I’m biased, but isn’t she precious!?

Sarah Grace Grzy is a voracious reader, and if it weren’t for this crazy thing called ‘Life,’ she’d be tempted to spend all her days in front of a wood stove, book in one hand, coffee mug in the other.

A lover of learning, she finds enjoyment in many things and has more hobbies than she knows what to do with. Sarah Grace is a freelance web and graphic designer, and when not working, spending time with her ever-growing family, or reading, she can be found painting, playing the piano, or fangirling with her sisters and friends. She inhabits the State of Great Lakes, and wouldn’t want to live anywhere else—unless it meant she could have a baby penguin, in which case, she’d gladly move to the South Pole.

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giveaway

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Grand Prize ~ $20 Amazon gift card, Signed Paperback of Live Without You, Specialty designed mug.

Second Prize ~ $5 Amazon gift card, ebook copy of Live Without You

3 – Third Prize Winners ~ Ebook copy of Live Without You

Grand prize open to US entrants only, 2nd and 3rd prizes available internationally. Giveaway runs from 12AM 1.21.19 – 12AM 2.23.19. Victoria Lynn Designs retains the right to disregard any entries that they deem bogus or spam. Good luck to the entrants! Click here to enter!

blog tour

So many awesome people came on board for this tour and there is a TON of awesomely exciting bonus material with interviews, character interviews and lots of reviews! This is one highly rated book, I’m just saying. Also, on the last day of the tour, February 22nd, that also happens to be Sarah Grace’s Birthday. We are going to be having a HUGE birthday bash on my blog right here that day! Extra, random giveaways, super fun interactive material as well as extra behind the scenes content! SO make sure you come back on the 22nd, if only for birthday cake and to say hi. 😀

Jan. 22

Hosanna // Spotlight

Tricia Mingerink // Spotlight

Abby // Spotlight @the_book_worms_bookshelf on Instagram

Allison Tebo // Interview

Jan. 23

Libby May // Review and @libbymay117

Brooklynne // Interview

Jan. 24

Mikayla // Review

Jan. 25

Victoria Goodbrand // Review

Jan. 26

Gracelyn Buckner // Spotlight

Jordan Elizabeth Smelser // Review

Jan. 28

Hannah Gridley // Review

Jan. 29

Abigail Harder // Review

Jan. 30

Liv K. Fisher // Spotlight

Jan. 31

Michaela Bush // Review @mj_writer98 on Instagram

Feb. 1

Grace Morris // Review

Feb. 2

Lilian // Interview

Ellie Marie // Review

Feb. 4

Abigail Mckenna // Review

Feb. 5

Rebekah Morris // Review

Feb. 6

Medomfo // Interview

Wade Martin // Review

Feb. 7

Maddy // Review

Feb. 8

Joanna Bayford // Spotlight

Feb. 9

Ashley // Review Spotlight?

Feb. 10

Maddie R. // Review

Feb. 11

Andrea Cox // Review

Feb. 12

Rose K. // Review https://www.instagram.com/adventurous.bookworm/

Feb 13

Abby Guenot // Review

Feb. 14 ~ Valentine’s Day

Tammy Lash // Spotlight http://instagram.com/tamlash5

Feb. 15

Raechel // Review

The Bookworm Banquet // Review

Feb. 16

Lila Kims // Review

Riley // Review

Laura G. // Review

Feb. 18

Kate Willis // Interview

Liz // Review

Feb. 19

Kaylee // Review and Interview

Feb. 20

Kellyn Roth // Review

Allyson Kennedy // Review

Feb. 21

Faith Potts // Spotlight

Feb. 22 ~ Sarah Grace’s Birthday

Nicki Chapelway // Review

Kaitlyn S. // Interview

Jaye L. Knight // Spotlight

Victoria Lynn // Book Bash and Birthday Extravaganza

There you have it! Now excuse me while I go read Live Without You again. 😀

By God’s Grace,

Victoria

32 thoughts on “Live Without You // Release and Giveaway

  1. This is so cool! Congrats to your sister. It looks like you have a good amount of blogs lined up already for your tour, but if you are interested in another, let me know! I’d be happy to host you on From My Shelf to Yours- it is cool to find more young, Christian writers and authors.

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  2. Your sister’s book looks really interesting! Are we supposed to post one of our favorite Bible verses on this site or on another?

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  3. “Live Without You” looks really cool! I LOVE the cover! Psalm 89:1 “I will sing of the lovingkindness of the Lord forever; To all generations I will make known Your faithfulness with my mouth.”

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  4. I’m so excited for this release!!! 😀

    For the giveaway… My favorite Bible verse is 2 Cor. 12:9-10. I have many favorite, beloved, encouraging verses, but that’s the one I pick above all the rest. ❤

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  5. WAAAAAAAIT, are you and Alison Tebo, are you sisters????

    On Tue, Jan 22, 2019 at 8:09 AM Ruffles and Grace wrote:

    > Victoria @RufflesandGrace posted: ” Finally! The day is here! The day that > my little sister releases her lovely, tear inducing and heartwarming book > to the world! It is now available for sale on amazon, so if you want a > copy, go snag one over there! back story dump As a writer and an au” >

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  6. One of my favorite verses is Micah 7:8 “Do not rejoice over me my enemy; when I fall, I will rise; when I sit in darkness the Lord will be a light for me.”

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  7. So exciting! I’ve heard good things about this book from some friends participating in the blog tour. My favorite bible verse is Galations 6:9: And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.

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  8. This really is sooo exciting!!! Can’t wait to read the book 🙂 One of my favorite Bible verses is Romans 8:28; And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.

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  9. Eeeep! Congrats to Sarah Grace on her debut book release!

    For the giveaway, one of my favorite Bible verses is, Isaiah 41:10 “Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”

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  10. Oooo! I’ve been eyeing this for a while as I watch the raving reviews pop up in my feed, but this seals the deal. It just bumped itself way up my reading list.

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    • Oh! And my favorite Bible verse is 2 Corinthians 12:9 “But He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you for my power is made perfect in weakness. Therefore, I will boast all the more gladly about my weakness so that Christ’s power may rest on me.”

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  11. This is so exciting for y’all! Live Without You is such a amazing novella! And I love the giveaway! That mug is so pretty!
    My favorite Bible verse? How can I pick only one! I really find comfort in Jeremiah 29:11.

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  12. Such a wonderful story! One of my favorite verses is Psalm 138:8. A reminder that the Lord will use anything to perfect us–even trials.

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  13. This has to be one of the best books I’ve read! It is amazing — you have a right to be proud of your sister!

    favourite verse: “…I will rejoice in the Lord, I will be joyful in the God of my salvation. The Lord God is my strength, and He will make my feet like hind’s fee, and He will make me to walk upon the high places.” Habakkuk 3:18 – 19

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  14. Congratulations to Sarah on her release!

    One of my favorite verses is Isaiah 40:31
    “But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run and not be weary, and they shall walk, and not faint.”

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