Book Tours: Starter Day Party Learning to Float


I’m hosting the starter day party today for the book tour for memoir “Learning to Float”. The tour runs from March 9 to April 9. I hope you’ll enjoy the tour.

There’s also a tour-wide giveaway for a signed paperback copy of the book along with a Whidbey Island, WA goodie basket with bonus Seattle coffee and mug. Scroll down to participate in the giveaway.

Tour Schedule

March 9th: Starter Day Party @ I Heart Reading

March 10th: Promo Post @ I’m an Eclectic Reader

 March 11th: Book Excerpt @ The Book Gazette

March 13th: Promo Post @ Nat’s Book Nook

March 14th: Author Interview @ Cassidy Crimson’s Blog

March 15th: Book Excerpt @ Editor Charlene’s Blog

March 16th: Book Review @ I Heart Reading

March 17th: Promo Post @ Books are Forever

March 18th: Author Interview @ Mythical Books

March 19th: Book Excerpt @ The Book Daily

March 21st: Book Review @ Bedazzled Reading

March 23rd: Author Interview @ The Single Librarian

March 25th: Book Excerpt @ Cajun Book Lover

March 27th: Promo Post @ Hollow Readers

March 29th:  Book Excerpt @ Bookish Madness

March 31st: Author Interview @ Pubslush Blog

April 1st: Promo Post @ Bookaholic Ramblings

April 3rd: Book Review @ Editor Charlene’s Blog

April 5th: Book Excerpt @ 365 Days of Reading

April 6th: Book Excerpt, Review and Interview @ A Virtual Hobby Store and Coffee Haus

April 7th: Author Interview @ Majanka’s Blog

April 8th: Book Excerpt @ The Reading Guru

April 9th: Promo Post @ Illuminite Caliginosus

About The Book

Learning to FloatTitle: Learning to Float

Author: Allan Ament

Genre: Memoir

Allan and Deloris Ament’s lives take a dramatic turn when Deloris suffers a debilitating stroke. No longer an equal partner in marriage, Allan becomes Deloris’s primary caregiver, responsible for maintaining their household and her well-being. Learning to Float describes Allan’s transformation from a criminal defense attorney to a compassionate, emotionally vulnerable caregiver. Drawing on contemporaneously written emails and private journal entries, Ament unflinchingly exposes his emotional, mental, and physical ups and downs, consistently focusing on the love, humor, and opportunities for personal and spiritual growth he experiences on this journey. Anyone with the possibility of becoming a caregiver for a loved one, now or in the future, will benefit from the insights Ament shares. Everyone will be buoyed by the love Allan and Deloris experience as they face their new normal.


Author Bio

final cover shotAfter successful careers as a criminal defense attorney, higher education administrator and instructor, and day spa manager, Allan Ament now enjoys retirement with his wife, an award-winning journalist and author, and their semi-neurotic cat (are there other kinds?) They live on an island in Puget Sound, north of Seattle, where, in addition to writing and being his wife’s primary caregiver, Ament serves as board chair for the Northwest Institute of Literary Arts (  His work has previously appeared in academic, professional, and literary journals, and is included in an upcoming anthology, Being: What Makes a Man. Learning to Float is his first book-length work.




Twitter:  @allanament

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