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Keep Me Afloat Thank you Lake Union Publishing for gifting me a copy of Jennifer Gold s newest book, KEEP ME AFLOAT.I am once again amazed at how seamlessly Jennifer Gold can craft a story She manages to make me feel as if the main character is my closest friend after only reading a few pages Her characters are always strong willed, determined women who are often facing difficult circumstances and are learning how to cope after their lives have been uprooted The dual timeline gave me a glimpse into Abby s l Thank you Lake Union Publishing for gifting me a copy of Jennifer Gold s newest book, KEEP ME AFLOAT.I am once again amazed at how seamlessly Jennifer Gold can craft a story She manages to make me feel as if the main character is my closest friend after only reading a few pages Her characters are always strong willed, determined women who are often facing difficult circumstances and are learning how to cope after their lives have been uprooted The dual timeline gave me a glimpse into Abby s life during her relationship and marriage to Dennis and what led to their inevitable separation While I did have some idea as to where the storyline was heading with Dennis, it was still so eloquently told that it had my heart hurting for Abby as she grappled with the decision on whether she should follow her career or follow her heart and then as she dealt with the outcome of her decision.I loved all of the details that Gold introduced into her novel surrounding Marine Biology it was fascinating to me and I felt like I was standing alongside Abby as she watched the whales breach from the boat Gold has a talent for adding exquisite details to her books Written with heartfelt emotions, humor, love, and a few delicious food references, KEEP ME AFLOAT was the book that my heart needed I will continue to recommend Jennifer Gold s books to my family and friends and will be waiting patiently for her to write her next book KEEP ME AFLOAT will be published on March 3, 2020, and is available to order now When funding runs out on her research project, 35 year old Abby, a marine biologist, heads home where she is finally forced to face her past mistakes head on With the loving support of her parents and best friends from high school, Chrissy and Nick, will she finally find forgiveness from others and, most importantly, be able to forgive herself Ever since being deeply moved by Beneath the Surface Killer Whales, SeaWorld, and the Truth Beyond Blackfish 5 stars and Blackfish, a documentary abou When funding runs out on her research project, 35 year old Abby, a marine biologist, heads home where she is finally forced to face her past mistakes head on With the loving support of her parents and best friends from high school, Chrissy and Nick, will she finally find forgiveness from others and, most importantly, be able to forgive herself Ever since being deeply moved by Beneath the Surface Killer Whales, SeaWorld, and the Truth Beyond Blackfish 5 stars and Blackfish, a documentary about orcas, I have been heartbroken over the treatment of such majestic and intelligent creatures I loved that Afloat brought attention to this topic and it s obvious that this is also a passionate subject for the author For this reason and , this book literally moved me to tears several times I loved reading about the boat tours, and I definitely hope to experience one myself some day This book was poignant, and I found myself rooting for Abby as she began to create a new life for herself Last summer, I read the author s debut, The Ingredients of Us 3.5 stars , and I knew then that this new author was very promising I was so excited to read Afloat, especially once I learned it would be about whales, and as soon as I started reading, her writing style felt familiar I was soon fully immersed in the story, devouring it in only two days because I could not put it down Location Port Townsend, WashingtonI received an advance copy of this book from KateRockBookTours All opinions are my own From The Author Of The Ingredients Of Us Comes A Moving Story About True Love And Heartbreak, Mistakes And Redemption, Forgiveness And Second Chances Five Years Ago, Marine Biologist Abby Fisher Made A Mistake That Cost Her Everything Rather Than Face The Consequences, She Fled Home To Start Anew And Built The Career She D Always Dreamed Of But When Her Research Program Runs Out Of Funding, She S Adrift Once Again And Decides To Return To The Safe Harbor Of Her Family And FriendsExcept Nothing At Home Is How She RememberedHer Friendships Are Strained, Her Normally Affectionate Parents Seem Distant, And Her Once Great Love Story Is Now Just A Painful Memory What S Worse, She Keeps Running Into The People She Hurt Years Ago And They Aren T Ready To Forgive HerAbby Is Determined To Atone For Her Mistakes, But She Can T Seem To Move Beyond Her Guilt For A Chance Of Future Happiness Can Abby Learn To Sail Through The Storm, Or Will She Remain Lost At Sea Poignant And Heartfelt, Keep Me Afloat Asks The Question How Can You Expect Forgiveness From Others If You Can T Even Forgive Yourself Dear Readers, When I was a kid, I was obsessed with nature documentaries I grew up on a steady diet of Steve Irwin and David Attenborough Even now, I could successfully narrate the entirety of Blue Planet without skipping a beat Before I became a writer, I entertained dreams of becoming a veterinarian, a marine naturalist, a wildlife photographer I have always loved animals, especially whales So, it s probably not a surprise that I wrote a book about a marine biologist Keep Me Afloat is a Dear Readers, When I was a kid, I was obsessed with nature documentaries I grew up on a steady diet of Steve Irwin and David Attenborough Even now, I could successfully narrate the entirety of Blue Planet without skipping a beat Before I became a writer, I entertained dreams of becoming a veterinarian, a marine naturalist, a wildlife photographer I have always loved animals, especially whales So, it s probably not a surprise that I wrote a book about a marine biologist Keep Me Afloat is a love letter to the natural world, but it s also a love letter to my hometown of Port Townsend Poised on the water s edge, Port Townsend is a charming and touristy Victorian seaport it s quirky and breathtakingly gorgeous I have many fond memories of spotting seals and orcas from the deck of whale watching boats and even from the dock near my favorite coffee shop In addition to writing an emotional, deep story about forgiveness, I wanted to write a book that showcases the wild and rugged beauty of the Pacific Northwest and the marine wildlife that grace our surrounding waters While Keep Me Afloat might seem different than my first novel, The Ingredients of Us, you ll notice it has similar themes of love, mistakes, self discovery, and second chances I won t lie this book is packed full of emotion but my favorite kind of read is one that sticks with you long after you turn the last page and that s what I set out to do with this book It has already been described as achingly beautiful and heart wrenching It definitely has twists and turns but it contains a lot of heart and hope, too I can t wait to hear what you think Jenni Thoughtful, absorbing, and emotive Keep Me Afloat is a redemptive, heartfelt story that immerses you in a tale about confronting the past, accepting the things you cannot change, forgiving one s self, taking chances, and moving on.The writing is fluid and well turned The characters are genuine, flawed, and supportive And the plot is a hopeful, tender tale full of life, love, heartache, loss, grief, guilt, friendship, family, romance, community, introspection, and forgiveness.Overall, Keep Me A Thoughtful, absorbing, and emotive Keep Me Afloat is a redemptive, heartfelt story that immerses you in a tale about confronting the past, accepting the things you cannot change, forgiving one s self, taking chances, and moving on.The writing is fluid and well turned The characters are genuine, flawed, and supportive And the plot is a hopeful, tender tale full of life, love, heartache, loss, grief, guilt, friendship, family, romance, community, introspection, and forgiveness.Overall, Keep Me Afloat is a beautiful, uplifting, moving tale by Gold that reminds us that life is truly precious and even with all the ups and downs, highs and lows, it s always meant to be lived to the fullest.Thank you toPublishing for providing me with a copy in exchange for an honest review What a stunning, achingly beautiful novel about love, redemption, and whales Nothing is quite as it seems when marine biologist, Abby Fisher, returns home after a five year absence Penniless and jobless, she brings with her a half empty U haul and a trailer of guilt As she struggles to face those she hurt, and attempts to find a new job on the ocean, her true journey becomes a solitary one Only by turning inward can Abby find forgiveness and permission for a second chance at love The ocean What a stunning, achingly beautiful novel about love, redemption, and whales Nothing is quite as it seems when marine biologist, Abby Fisher, returns home after a five year absence Penniless and jobless, she brings with her a half empty U haul and a trailer of guilt As she struggles to face those she hurt, and attempts to find a new job on the ocean, her true journey becomes a solitary one Only by turning inward can Abby find forgiveness and permission for a second chance at love The ocean scenes are breathtaking whales in the wild, people and the characters are rich I especially love that KEEP ME ALOAT offers a new slant on something most of us struggle with Can a woman successfully balance career and family And if she makes the tough choices to put family first, can she still honor the passion that defines her I want to be present in a book club when that question comes up for discussion Keep Me Afloat is a beautifully written story of love, loss and finding ones self There was a plot twist that I didn t see coming and it brought tears to my eyes I also enjoyed how the author weaved in Pacific Northwest sea life. Jennifer Gold, author of Keep Me Afloat has written a poignant, memorable, heartbreaking, and thought provoking novel The Genre for the novel is Fiction The timeline for this story takes place in the present goes to the past when it pertains to the characters or events The author describes the characters as flawed, complex, complicated, and confused.Abby Fisher has returned home after being at a job that ran out of funding Five years before, Abby made some choices that have cost her trau Jennifer Gold, author of Keep Me Afloat has written a poignant, memorable, heartbreaking, and thought provoking novel The Genre for the novel is Fiction The timeline for this story takes place in the present goes to the past when it pertains to the characters or events The author describes the characters as flawed, complex, complicated, and confused.Abby Fisher has returned home after being at a job that ran out of funding Five years before, Abby made some choices that have cost her trauma and pain Abby is once again in her parent s home and has to start over again Abby finds it difficult to move on from her past mistakes and forgive herself and sees that other people have a hard time forgiving her as well Feeling guilty seems to be holding Abby back from going forward.I love that the author discusses the importance of forgiveness, second chances, and having a fresh start I also appreciate that the author discusses the difficulties for women having a career they want, and also a stable relationship Women shouldn t have to make a choice of a career or marriage.There was one OMG part of the story, where I was both surprised and having a Kleenex moment As I wiped my tears away, I realized what a thought provoking novel this is I highly recommend this novel for those readers who appreciate a memorable and poignant story Abby is a flawed character She s made many mistakes in life She thinks she s atoned for them somewhat, but she can t shake the guilt It s such a burden it s keeping her from finding happiness The distance she put between herself and others is only straining her relationships with those people now How will Abby learn to forgive herself Abby is a smart woman, and I thought this was a relevant exploration of personal guilt We all have flaws and relationships where we could have done better, m Abby is a flawed character She s made many mistakes in life She thinks she s atoned for them somewhat, but she can t shake the guilt It s such a burden it s keeping her from finding happiness The distance she put between herself and others is only straining her relationships with those people now How will Abby learn to forgive herself Abby is a smart woman, and I thought this was a relevant exploration of personal guilt We all have flaws and relationships where we could have done better,I LOVED the scenery and the whales they made my nature loving heart so happy Overall, I found Keep Me Afloat to be a story full of heart even when it made mine hurt with the emotions of it all And if you know me, those are just the kinds of stories I love most.I received a gifted copy All opinions are my own Many of my reviews can also be found on my blog www.jennifertarheelreader.com and instagram www.instagram.com tarheelreader Keep Me Afloat by Jennifer Gold How can you expect forgiveness from others if you can t even forgive yourself.Keep me afloat was a heartfelt, complex and emotional story that took place on the beautiful Olympic Peninsula in Port Townsend, Washington Through this gorgeous backdrop, we meet our protagonist, Abby Fisher, a marine biologist who has become a shadow of herself, hiding behind her past and her mistakes, unable to move forward and move on, with this dark cloud of guilt constantly loomi Keep Me Afloat by Jennifer Gold How can you expect forgiveness from others if you can t even forgive yourself.Keep me afloat was a heartfelt, complex and emotional story that took place on the beautiful Olympic Peninsula in Port Townsend, Washington Through this gorgeous backdrop, we meet our protagonist, Abby Fisher, a marine biologist who has become a shadow of herself, hiding behind her past and her mistakes, unable to move forward and move on, with this dark cloud of guilt constantly looming above her The story moved through her process of self discovery, forgiveness and second chances The story was deep and complex that covered issues that was definitely relatable and realistic It touched upon topics on forgiveness of self and others, marriage and fidelity, balancing family and career, reconnecting with the past and ideals of coming back home, and parent child relationship to name a few Gold s writing style was as easy as the ocean breeze flows well, was addicting, full of memorable characters, well thought out plots and sub plots, and was a story that will stay with you long after you have finished reading Jennifer Gold was a new author to me but has quickly become one of my favorites and will also certainly be an auto buy author and one that I will be watching for

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