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Quarantine Book Club: New York City is dormant right now, but “The City We Became” brings it back to life and reminds you of its specialness

“The City We Became” by N.K. Jemisin. (Hachette Book Group/TNS)

Brenna Flanagan, Editor-in-Chief

May 25, 2020

“The City We Became” is quite possibly my favorite read so far. N.K. Jemisin has long proved her skill for fantasy writing with her award-winning “Broken Earth” trilogy, but “The City We Became” transcends any genre. The way she presents this story is equal parts poetry and fantasy, both c...

Quarantine Book Club: “Tales of the City” offers bite-sized stories perfect for quarantine reading

Brenna Flanagan, Editor-in-Chief

May 11, 2020

Despite its almost 40-year-old age, Armistead Maupin’s “Tales of the City” can still captivate readers with its bite-sized chapters perfect for short attention spans. There’s a lot of books that try to capture the essence of 70s San Francisco, but if you want a real taste of life in that cultural hub, Maupin...

Quarantine Book Club: Secrets and spies in Lara Prescott’s ‘The Secrets We Kept’

Brenna Flanagan, Lifestyles Editor

April 13, 2020

As the first pick of The Seahawk’s Quarantine Book Club, “The Secrets We Kept” took readers back to the 1950s in a sentimental story of spies and secrecy, split between Russia and America, but brought together by one powerful novel. The story surrounds the masterpiece “Doctor Zhivago,” its author Bor...

Introducing The Seahawk’s Quarantine Book Club

Re-shelving a library takes time, but there are unexpected rewards. (Christopher Knight/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
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Brenna Flanagan, Lifestyles Editor

March 30, 2020

In the midst of COVID-19, with the university closed and North Carolina issuing a shelter-in-place order to start Monday, UNC Wilmington students are going to be spending a lot more time indoors. What better way to spend the extra time than with a good book? Starting on Monday, March 30, Lifestyles Edit...

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