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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...

Introducing The Seahawk’s Quarantine Book Club

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

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...

REVIEW: “The Hate U Give”


Valerie Keys, Contributing Writer

October 22, 2018

T.H.U.G. L.I.F.E. "The Hate U Give Little Infants F*cks Everyone." This acronym created by the late hip-hop icon, Tupac Shakur is a thought-provoking political statement that remains just as accurate today as it was almost 30 years ago.  Tupac believed that hate was the fire fueling the dysfunction...

The Book vs. The Movie: “A Simple Favor”

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Brenna Flanagan, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2018

The simple favor turns out to be not so simple in this eagerly anticipated adaptation of Darcey Bell’s “A Simple Favor” starring two of the most beloved young actresses in Hollywood, Blake Lively and Anna Kendrick. The movie, directed by Paul Feig, is about the mysterious, elusive, high-class Emily...

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