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Sailing Magazine Rave Review for Sea Trials

While it doesn’t hit the news stands until June 1, subscribers of Sailing Magazine have already heard about what a great read they’ll find in Sea Trials: Around the World with Duct Tape and Bailing Wire. “Sea Trials is a … Continue reading

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Interview with Wendy Hinman and BookYourSales.Com

Tell us a little bit about yourself and how you came to write your book. As a kid, I wrote poems and songs. But writing wasn’t a “career.” Though I came from a family of readers, no one in my … Continue reading

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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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KPTZ Radio Profiles Sea Trials

April 28: 1 p.m., KPTZ 91.9 Port Townsend radio interview with host Phil Andrus on Tossed Salad program. Wendy Hinman and Phil Andrus will chat about Wendy Hinman’s new book, Sea Trials, another true story of adventure and the stubbornness … 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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Wendy Hinman to Premiers her New Book at CYC San Francisco

Wendy Hinman discusses and premiers her new book, Sea Trials at Corinthian Yacht Club of San Francisco. Thursday, April 13, 7pm. The Wilcoxes returned home to San Francisco in 1978 to media fanfare after a five year adventure, during which … Continue reading

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