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“For the Love” and All the Feels I Have for This Book.

This giveaway has ended.

Back in February I saw that one of my favorite authors, Jen Hatmaker, was organizing a special giving campaign for Valentine’s Day. It’s mission: putting a copy of her book, For the Love, into the hands of women who simply couldn’t afford to purchase it.

Jen is a mix of hilarity, conviction and faith. I have loved the ways her words have challenged me and her humor caused spontaneous bursts of laughing-til-my-sides-hurt. If you aren’t familiar with her, you should remedy that immediately. (I’m just saying).

With how tight finances have been between illness and moving, I was thrilled at the opportunity to receive a copy of her book!! The response to her Share the Love campaign was such a beautiful picture of generosity and community. Every single woman (2,250 of them) that signed up to receive a copy of For the Love was sponsored by someone within Jen’s community of followers!

The day before Valentine’s Day, my book arrived and planted the biggest smile on my face.

For the Love and all the feels I have for this book. | Living Grace

Her words over the last six weeks have been a beam of sunlight. The chapters of her and her readers’ version of Jimmy Fallon’s “thank you notes” had me rolling with laughter. And her essays on adoption, setting healthy boundaries with difficult people and embracing our gifts and talents tugged so deeply at my heartstrings.

I found pieces of myself in corners of each chapter and was ready to pull up to the dinner table for each recipe she shared. Her style of writing draws you in, making you feel like you’re curled up on the sofa having real time girl chat with her. About the harder parts of life and the things that matter. About finding meaning and purpose in whatever stage of life you are in.

This book is about shaking off the shackles of fear, feeling less than, and expectations of impossible standards. It’s about learning to look at life, ourselves and others through a lens of grace.

This is a book for the single one, the mamas, the woman holding back, and the fearless wanderer. No matter where you’re at in life, this book’s for you just as much as it has been for me. But don’t take just my word for it. You can read other reviews here!

I knew from the day I got this book that I wanted to be a part of the Share the Love movement in a small way through giving it away after I finished reading it.

So today I am doing just that!

One of you lucky readers will be the winner of my copy of For the Love!! You can enter with the intent of winning this book for yourself OR maybe you’ll be surprising a friend (hint: Mother’s Day is around the corner)!

About the Giveaway:

BEGINS:  Today, April 4th, 2016!
ENDS: Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 at 11:59 PM EST.

Terms & Conditions:

  • No purchase is necessary.
  • This is a FREE giveaway! I’ll be covering the shipping.
  • Must live in the US and be 18 years or older to enter. (So sorry, international friends!)
  • Winner will be drawn at random on or after April 7th and contacted via email. The winner will have 24 hrs to claim their prize, otherwise another winner will be chosen.
  • The prize (1 copy of the For The Love book) will be shipped out within 1 week of the winner claiming their prize.

Good luck to you all!!

*This giveaway has ended, but you can snag your own copy of Jen Hatmaker’s For the Love for less than $12! Or on Kindle for less than ten!*

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10 comments

  1. Angela Kerber says:

    I never saw a form to fill out for the free book entry. I’m definitely interested in entering for this book all 6 times if possible!

    • Kami says:

      Hi Angela! There’s a Rafflecopter button within the post, toward the bottom that says “Tap here to enter” and will explain the six entries you can earn. Let me know if you have any issues! Good luck!!

    • Kami says:

      Yay! Good luck! And yes it totally does! Just entering in your email for the “email subscription” entry will confirm you get it if you have any issue let me know and I’ll enter it manually.

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