Great Seaside Reads from UNC Press

Beach Reads from UNC Press

As you prepare to head to the beach for the upcoming Fourth of July holiday, don’t forget to take along a couple of UNC Press guidebooks–for great beach reading and shore-line fun.  Whether it’s discovering and identifying seashells and coastal plants, finding the best fishing spots along the NC coast, or reading the dramatic story of the discovery of Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge, you are sure to find something delightful to help wile away the hours on the beach, deck or patio.

And, you can get all these books at 40 percent off during our current online promotion.  Just use the promo code 01DAH40 at checkout.  (and if your order totals $75, domestic shipping is free!)

Happy Fourth of July, and Happy Reading!

Seacoast Plants of the CarolinasSeacoast Plants of the Carolinas
A New Guide for Plant Identification and Use in the Coastal Landscape
Paul E. Hosier
Southern Gateways Guides
Published in association with North Carolina Sea Grant
504 pp., 745 color plates., 7 halftones, 2 graphs, 6 tables
ISBN 978-1-4696-4143-0 $28.00 paper

Blackbeard's Sunken PrizeBlackbeard’s Sunken Prize
The 300-Year Voyage of Queen Anne’s Revenge
Mark U. Wilde-Ramsing and Linda F. Carnes-McNaughton
224 pp., 227 color plates., 42 halftones, 14 maps, 3 graphs, 4 tables
ISBN 978-1-4696-4052-5 $28.00 paper


Garrity-Blake and Amspacher: Living at the Water's EdgeLiving at the Water’s Edge
A Heritage Guide to the Outer Banks Byway
Barbara Garrity-Blake and Karen Willis Amspacher
Southern Gateways Guides
320 pp., 57 color plates., 54 halftones, 4 (color) maps
ISBN 978-1-4696-2816-5 $22.00 paper


North Carolina’s Barrier Islands
Wonders of Sand, Sea, and Sky
David Blevins
200 pp., 152 color plates., 1 map
ISBN 978-1-4696-3249-0 $35.00 cloth


Pilkey: Lessons from the Sand: Family-Friendly Science Activities You Can Do on a Carolina BeachLessons from the Sand
Family-Friendly Science Activities You Can Do on a Carolina Beach
Charles O. Pilkey and Orrin H. Pilkey
Southern Gateways Guides
240 pp., 212 color illustrations, 39 figs., 6 maps, 14 tables
ISBN 978-1-4696-2737-3 $19.00 paper


NC12: Gateway to the Outer Banksby Dawson CarrNC 12
Gateway to the Outer Banks
Dawson Carr
192 pp., 64 halftones, 4 maps
ISBN 978-1-4696-2814-1 $14.00 paper



For more great books, visit our Coastal Carolina or Southern Gateways Guides sections on our website.