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Eddy Book Reviews Interview with Wendy Hinman

Interview with Wendy Hinman, award-wining author of Tightwads on the Loose and Sea Trials. Tell us about how you evolved into a successful book author. I wrote stories for the radio in college and began submitting articles to various publications. … Continue reading

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Sea Trials is “completely riveting” according to the San Francisco Book Review

The San Francisco Book Review says of Sea Trials: “This true story of the Wilcox family is completely riveting and simultaneously insanely frustrating – which means it’s a great book! Hinman’s attention to little details like family squabbles and disagreements … Continue reading

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Nice Review of Sea Trials from Bookmonger Barbara Lloyd McMichael

In the Coast Weekend Arts and Entertainment issue, Bookmonger Barbara Lloyd McMichael describes Sea Trials as “a remarkable story about perseverance.” Read the full review here(http://www.coastweekend.com/cw/books/20170505/circling-the-globe-x2014-some-400-years-apart)

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Janna Cawrse Esarey describes Sea Trials as “skillfully told”

Janna Cawrse Esarey, Author of bestselling travel book Motion of the Ocean shares her impressions of Sea Trials. She says: “Sea Trials is a skillfully told story of perseverance, ingenuity, and grit. Wendy Hinman is back with another gripping sea … Continue reading

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Robert Dugoni calls Sea Trials “a gripping tale”

Robert Dugoni, the #1 Amazon and #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling author of the Tracy Crosswhite mystery series says of Sea Trials: “A gripping tale of a family’s harrowing journey to sail around the world against seemingly insurmountable and deadly … Continue reading

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Sea Trials by Wendy Hinman Selected a Kirkus Book of the Month!

What an incredible honor! Less than 2% of books earn a Kirkus starred review. Fewer still are selected as a book of the month. Find out why Kirkus described Sea Trials with these superlatives: “expressive writing captures the wonder of … Continue reading

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Bruce Barcott says Sea Trials had him “turning pages at flank speed”

Bruce Barcott, author of Last Flight of the Scarlet Macaw, Measure of a Mountain, and Weed the People and a contributor to Outside and National Geographic magazines, The New York Times Magazine, National Geographic, Mother Jones, Sports Illustrated, Harper’s Magazine, … Continue reading

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More great reviews for Sea Trials

“In a time before cell phones and laptops, the Wilcox family set out to sail around the world, but after a shipwreck, their adventure takes a dramatic detour. Thrilling, poignant, and hilarious moments surface as this family struggles to cope … Continue reading

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Celebrating Sea Trials at Eagle Harbor Books May 4

Wendy Hinman is excited to share her new book, Sea Trials, at Eagle Harbor Book Company Thursday May 4, 7pm Veteran voyager Wendy Hinman, the author of laugh-out-loud award-winning memoir Tightwads on the Loose, shares another true story of adventure … Continue reading

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Sea Trials by Wendy Hinman: “A modern, swashbuckling adventure” — Seattle Book Review

“A modern, swashbuckling adventure, Sea Trials: Around the World with Duct Tape and Bailing Wire will quickly transport readers through a fascinating, light read out to sea aboard the Vela.” — Seattle Book Review

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