The Seahawk

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

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

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...

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...

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...

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

Introducing The Seahawk’s Quarantine Book Club

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...

Load More Stories
Activate Search
book reviews