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Neptune's Gift by CJ Scarlet - Guest Blogger Book Review

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When Dylan, an average wave of middling ability, realizes he is about to crash on the shore, he is terrified and miserable. But when he encounters a magnificent wave named Serena, Dylan learns that he is not separate and alone, but One with every wave and every creature in the ocean. In fact, Dylan learns that he is the ocean itself. In the process, he discovers that courage is found in the eye of the storm, that the limitless abundance of the universe is always within our grasp, that it is through focusing on the happiness of others that one's own happiness is achieved, that we truly do possess the power to make our dreams come true, and that although we appear to be separate from one another, we are collective drops that together form the same vast ocean. The book is sprinkled with colorful sea creature characters that help illuminate and reinforce the lessons Dylan learns on his voyage of the spirit. Abounding with thoughtful ideas for readers to consider and apply directly to their lives, this profound and fun allegorical tale will leave readers touched and inspired, as they travel with Dylan on the greatest journey of his life.

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Jennifer's Review
What a sweet book. 
It's about this young wave named Dylan who is sad and angry and scared until one day a bigger wave starts to teach him about happiness and how to achieve it. 
The waves represent humans in a way, having the same emotions. The author uses waves to represent humans. 
I give this book 3 stars. 

Author Bio
CJ Scarlet knows first-hand how violence can destroy lives. A survivor of childhood molestations and rape as a college freshman, CJ spent years dealing with the emotional aftermath of her experience. Then she took her power back and became an advocate for others who had been victimized.

Today CJ has a clear mission: to help women and girls live safer, more confident lives, backed by the knowledge that they can and must protect themselves. Through her books, video blogs, presentations, and corporate training programs, CJ shares her expertise to empower her “tribe” to take THEIR power back too.

While serving as Director of Victims Issues with the North Carolina Attorney General’s Office, CJ initiated and co-chaired the implementation of the nation’s first statewide automated victim notification system, selected as the national model, which contacts victims before their perpetrators are released from custody.

An expert in victims’ rights and advocacy, she has given speeches and workshops at national and international events; and has appeared on numerous radio and television programs, including MSNBC and NPR. CJ is the author of The Badass Girl's Guide: Uncommon Strategies to Outwit Predators and Neptune’s Gift: Discovering Your Inner Ocean (available on Amazon).

The former U.S. Marine photojournalist and forest firefighter holds an interdisciplinary master’s degree in Humanities with an emphasis on Human Violence, and a graduate certificate in Women’s Studies from Old Dominion University.

Named one of the “Happy 100” people on the planet, CJ’s story is featured in two bestselling books, including Happy for No Reason and Be Invincible.

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