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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: Brace yourself for this love story with ‘The Last Letter From Your Lover’

Brenna Flanagan, Lifestyles Editor

April 27, 2020

For years now, author Jojo Moyes has warmed the hearts of hopeful romantics with her addicting love stories, including this week’s book club pick, “The Last Letter From Your Lover.” Reading one encourages you to collect them all, with their similarly designed book covers making that go...

Quarantine Book Club Bonus: Interview with Lara Prescott, author of ‘The Secrets We Kept’

Lake Travis Reads will present an evening with Lara Prescott on Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. at the Bee Cave Public Library. Prescott is the author of the best-selling novel “The Secrets We Kept.”

Brenna Flanagan, Lifestyles Editor

April 26, 2020

As part of The Seahawk's ongoing book club, the first book featured was the spy novel "The Secrets We Kept," the first novel from the talented Lara Prescott. The review for the novel came out on April 13, but now we have a bonus interview with Prescott and Lifestyles Editor, Brenna Flanagan. Read below as Prescott talks about her influences as a writer and her inspiration for writing 'Th...

REVIEW: “The Vanishing Stair” is a truly fantastic read

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Samantha Dickerson, Lifestyles Editor

February 5, 2019

After waiting patiently for the second installment of the “Truly, Devious” series, “The Vanishing Stair” was finally released, and it did not disappoint. The series is a murder/mystery/young adult book written by Maureen Johnson.

2019 Book Club: “The Vanishing Stair: A Truly Devious Novel” by Maureen Johnson

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Samantha Dickerson, Lifestyles Editor

January 29, 2019

Over the summer, The Seahawk held its summer book club which reviewed several young adult novels that came out in 2018. One of those books was “Truly, Devious” by Maureen Johnson. The book was a part of a series, and the suspense at the end of the book was too for The Seahawk to leave unexplored.

Summer Book Club: “Dumplin'”

Summer Book Club:

Samantha Dickerson, Lifestyles Assistant Editor

August 10, 2018

Join The Seahawk Summer Book Club for its last pick of the season: "Dumplin'", by Julie Murphy.

Old Books on Front Street hosts authors of new books

Old Books on Front Street hosts authors of new books

Maddie Driggers

February 2, 2017

Intertwined storylines and the meaning of home and family are just a few of the themes two authors shared from their new novels this past Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, at a book reading in downtown Wilmington. Steph Post, author of “Lightwood,” and Taylor Brown, author of “The River of Kings,”sat do...

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