Welcome to my stop on the Journey blog tour sponsored by Suzy Approved Book Tours! Thank you to Suzy for the invitation!
About the Book:
Paul is a top business executive hoping to be the next CEO of Ascendant―a New York-based tech giant. He neglects everything―his family and himself―in the race to the top. His fast-paced life is interrupted when he travels to Glastonbury, England, to visit friends in a village rich in history and mysticism.
Glastonbury represents a complete counterpoint to Paul’s elite corporate day job. It compares to an amusement park, with shops and venues catering to spiritual seekers ranging from would-be witches, goddesses and druids, and burned-out hippies. Like many seekers before him, he is attracted to the energy of a nearby hill―Tor―said to be the mythical Isle of Avalon. Paul meets a beautiful soul reader, Christine, who reads his soul and plants the seeds that turn his life upside down.
When he returns to New York, his wife, Mary, is skeptical. Is Paul having a spiritual awakening or is he falling in love with an attractive charlatan? His journey both scares and intrigues her as she watches him struggle to navigate between the business and spiritual worlds. A series of synchronistic events draws Paul closer to Glastonbury and Christine, compelling him and a reluctant Mary to return, unaware that their lives will never be the same.
Paul works for Ascendant, a tech giant, and he is on a mission to be the next CEO. Nothing is as important in his life than this goal.
In the middle of his “race,” he travels to Glastonbury, England, with its mysticism and history. While there, he has his soul read, and this changes everything for Paul spiritually.
When he returns home, he has a hard time striking the balance between his awakening and his job goals. Some things happen, leading Paul to return to Glastonbury with his wife in tow.
This book is a journey in every sense. Is it possible to find the perfect balance of spiritual, personal, and work satisfaction all at once? Journey felt like a male’s take on Eat Pray Love, and I enjoyed the trip!
I received a gifted copy. All opinions are my own.
About the Author:
Andrew Zimmerman has held senior executive roles at leading technology companies such as Accenture, idealab and PwC. He currently is president of one of the leading design and innovation companies in the world. Journey, inspired by Andy’s personal experience, is an exploration of how to be spiritually authentic and a success in the material world. He currently resides in New York City. This is his first novel.
Have you read Journey, or is it on your TBR? Happy Reading! ~ Jennifer THR
Mysterious! Your review has me intrigued…
It’s an intriguing story, Kim! ♥️
The cover of this novel is so eye-catching with that glorious sunset sky. Given the nature of the spiritual journey it seems fitting that the company Paul works for is named Ascendant. Love the Eat Pray Love comparison!
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It was such a unique read, LP! That cover is stunning and there are so many underlying messages/themes.