Author: Aaron Starmer

Book Review: The Riverman by Aaron Starmer

Posted March 24, 2014 by Kara in book review, Kara / 2 Comments
Book Review: The Riverman by Aaron Starmer

I think whether or not you will enjoy The Riverman depends on what kind of a reader you are. If you are a reader that likes to not know what is going on the entire time you are reading a book and be constantly guessing from beginning to end, and then even still at the end not get any answers, this book is for you. I hate to be a Negative Nancy, but that is seriously what reading this book is like. I feel bad because two bloggers I trust absolutely loved it, but this review is going to be more »

Blog Tour: The Riverman by Aaron Starmer–Guest Post and Review

Posted March 22, 2014 by Kara in blog tour, book review, Guest Post / 5 Comments
Blog Tour: The Riverman by Aaron Starmer–Guest Post and Review

Today we have Aaron Starmer on the blog today to talk about his just released book, The Riverman. He’s written a guest post about a tropical island, his middle school years, and childhood crushes. The Riverman is a middle grade novel about an alternate world, missing children, and young love. It’s very odd, very real, and incredibly interesting. After the guest post, we have a review for the book, as well, so stay tuned for that!     Synopsis: “To sell a book, you need a description on the back. So here’s mine: My name is Fiona Loomis. I was more »

Book Review: The Riverman by Aaron Starmer

Posted March 2, 2014 by Kara in book review / 9 Comments
Book Review:  The Riverman by Aaron Starmer

I don’t typically like to get into the whole ‘this book transcends the kids’ category’ shenanigans because I believe that anyone can enjoy any kind of book, but for The Riverman I’d like to make an exception.  With very dark themes and subject matter, I think this is a book that will speak to both kids and adults, but in very different ways.  The Riverman is at once an entertaining fantasy, a coming of age tale, and scary glimpse of what can happen when one is stuck in one’s own head for too long.  With dark, dry humor, and a more »