Left to Die Blog Tour

Hello, readers!
Today, I'm super excited to be participating in the next-to-last day of the week-long blog tour for the release of Ivy Rose's  new novella, Left to Die. After reading Ivy's first book, The Old River Road, I was so excited to be able to read another of her amazing works! Let me tell you, I was't disappointed. ;)  And now, on to the blog tour!

~About the Book~

Lindy Greene's life is perfect. Too perfect. But living as a missionary nurse, serving in a small hospital in China, soon brings out the disaster she fearfully anticipates. All of her well-thought-out plans for the future disintegrate after pulling a fatally ill, disfigured, abandoned child from a pile of trash. She doesn't even like babies.
Nathan Thomas can't find balance, College suited him just fine until his cash ran out, forcing him to the Chinese mission field with his parents. the chaotic atmosphere in China does little to relax his agitated mind, and the pretty blonde nurse at the hospital does nothing to help him focus.
The Chinese mission field isn't for the faint of heart. Nathan wonders how he can survive his remaining time there, while Lindy struggles to help everyone she can. With different ideals pulling them in separate directions, there is one thing drawing then together; a tiny, sickly, crippled orphan who relies on them to stay alive. 

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~My Review~

What an amazing story! But then again... what else would I expect from Ivy Rose? ♥
Left to Die  follows the life of Lindy Greene, a young missionary nurse who lives with her family in China. Believing that she knows what her life's plans will look like, she is fine with being in China and serving those around her- until she makes a startling discovery that rocks her entire world. When Lindy discoverers an abandoned baby in a trashcan one day, she is plunged into an area of life that she hadn't planned on at all. Through it all, however, Lindy and those closest to her discover the joys of following God's plans for their live, wherever He leads.

This is a really impacting book! Ivy Rose's writing is wonderful, and I thoroughly enjoyed the whole book, including the meaningful details sprinkled throughout. There really isn't anything negative to say about it! One thing I noticed, though, is that at times, it was a little hard to "sense" the surroundings of China in a realistic way. Of course, the main characters spent most of their time in the same couple of places (the hospital and Lindy's house), so I understand that that's where most of the story takes place. It would have been nice to see just a few more glimpses of China, though. ;)

Overall, Left to Die is an amazing and impacting book! I thoroughly enjoyed this beautiful little  novella, and can't wait to read more of Ivy Rose's works some day. ♥

~About the Author~

Ivy Rose is an 18 year old history lover an literary enthusiast. Aside from writing, she enjoys being outdoors, eating chocolate, traveling, reading, and doing TaeKwonDo. She resides with her family of 9 on the banks of the Long Lake in eastern Washington.
She can be found at various places on the Internet:

~Follow the Tour~

Becoming Lost – Review
Anika’s Avenue – Review
Once Upon an Ordinary – Interview

Whispers on the Wind – Interview
Read Another Page – Review

Counting Your Blessings – Review/Interview
Stories by Firefly – Review
Writing in the Light – Interview

Reveries Reviews – Review
Marrok Macintyre – Interview

Having a Heart Like His – Review/Interview
Whimsical Writings – Review

Rebekah’s Remarks - Interview

~Enter the Giveaway~

                                                                     Left to Die Prize Pack

Enjoy this rest of this great blog tour and giveaway!!


  1. First of all - did you get a new design, like the header? It's beautiful!
    Second, this book sounds really good and I'll be sure and check it out. I love finding new authors and good reads.
    Thanks for doing this Emily!

    1. Yes, I am working on changing a few things around the blog. I'm glad you like it! :)

      I'm sure you'll enjoy "Left to Die" if you get a chance to read it- which I hope you do soon. =)

      Thanks for the comment, Kara Lynn! <3

  2. This book sounds like it's SO GOOD - I haven't read anything by Ivy Rose yet, but I probably will sometime soon, seeing how everyone seems to like what she writes ;).

    ~ Savannah

    1. It is really good! If you get the chance, you should definitely read it (or anything else by Ivy Rose!) Be ready to have a new favorite author. ;)

  3. I agree with Savannah!! This books sounds REALLY good!( And Ivy Rose is really pretty. =))
    Jaidyn Elise

    1. I hope you get the chance to read it, Jaidyn! :) And yes, Ivy Rose is really pretty. I love that picture she included in the blog tour!

    2. Me too. =) YES!! I agree. ;) I'm sure you're very pretty yourself. =D
      Jaidyn Elise

  4. Love your new design, Emily! The picture on the sidebar looks great, and the header is really pretty. Also, thanks for doing this giveaway. It was interesting reading about a new author. :)

    1. Aw, thanks so much Korin! I'm glad you like the new look- I'm still working in a few things here and there. ;)

      The giveaway is actually sponsored by Ivy Rose as part of the blog tour, and she was really kind to do that for everyone!

      Thanks for stopping by, Korin! ♥

  5. Thank you so much for being a part of my blog tour, Emily! :D

    1. Thank YOU, Ivy, for letting us participate! :)

  6. This sounds so interesting!! What a cool and new plot (it seems to have, anyway :D)
    Jewels <3

    1. It is! I liked the unusual plot, and how it turned out in the end. :)

      Thanks for reading, Jewels!


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