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[784] The Starboard Sea - Amber Dermont

“For so long, I’d feared that I was hanging on to Aidan, on to all my thoughts and memories of her because of how our night together changed the meaning of all my nights with Cal. 449 more words


The Starboard Sea might be a star-don't-see.

While The Starboard Sea by Amber Dermont proved to be a touching novel by the end, classroom use would be ill-advised. Dermont authentically characterizes Jason Prosper, a rich eighteen-year-old senior who, as he makes his way through senior year at Bellinghem in 1987, experiences the difficulty of dealing with the loss of his loved best friend and sailing partner, Cal, and later loses a newly loved friend, Aidan. 208 more words

Young Adult Literature

Amber Dermont

Thursday, March 13
Taylor Auditorium in Marsh Hall
This reading is free and open to the public

Amber Dermont is the author of Damage Control, a collection of short fiction, and The Starboard Sea. 101 more words

Pacific University

happy (almost) weekend!

this being my first friday post, i want to do something on fridays that’ll be repeating every week. some of my favorite bloggers kind of wrap up the week with a post of a peek into their weekend or reflection of the week and i know i look forward to friday’s post all week long! 209 more words

What I've been reading lately

As you might expect, I’ve done a fair amount of reading in the past three weeks what with flights, train journeys, and an entire week left to my own devices in Bristol.  542 more words


Book Review - The Starboard Sea by Amber Dermont

HALF of my Fiction Hot Picks for 2013 have a January UK publication date, and I didn’t anticipate what a scramble it would be to give them the attention they deserve. 1,100 more words