Kitsap Library hosts Wendy Hinman to share sea stories

What do you Know? Wendy Hinman will visit the Bainbridge Library in Kitsap to share some stories from the sea July 18th. Don’t miss seeing this award-winning author. For more info, visit: http://www.krl.org/events/what-do-you-know-learning-community-experts-11

Award-winning author, Wendy Hinman will regale us with tales of sailing the world from her two true drama-on-the-high seas adventure books. Tightwads on the Loose is a light-hearted memoir about the 7-year, 34,000-mile voyage she took with her husband Garth aboard a small violently rocking sailboat where she alternated between feats worthy of Wonder Woman and Suzy Homemaker. Full of humor and armchair thrills, Tightwads on the Loose was selected for the literature program for Western Washington University, won the Journey Award for best true life adventure story, and was selected a top travel book for women. Sea Trials: Around the World with Duct Tape and Bailing Wire recounts the gripping story of Garth’s disaster-riddled voyage around the globe as a teenager with his family in the 1970s. Both books have garnered favorable attention in national press, and Sea Trials was named a Kirkus Best Book of 2017 by Kirkus Reviews. Don’t miss this engaging storyteller and the intriguing photos from adventures afar.

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Wendy Hinman to present at Eldridge Public Library June 19

Tuesday, June 19 @ 7:00 pm – Sea Trials: Around the World with Duct Tape and Bailing Wire with author Wendy Hinman

Sea Trials: Around the World with Duct Tape and Bailing Wire by author Wendy Hinman. Wendy is an adventurer, speaker and the award-winning author of two books, Tightwads on the Loose and Sea Trials. Sea Trials, her second book, tells the exciting story of the harrowing journey of the Wilcox family. A shipwreck might end a dream of circumnavigating the globe. Not for them. To triumph, they must rebuild their boat on a remote Pacific island. Damage sustained on the reef and a lack of resources haunt them the rest of the way around the world as they face daunting obstacles, including wild weather, pirates, gun boats, mines and thieves, plus pesky bureaucrats and cockroaches as stubborn as the family. Without a working engine and no way to communicate with the outside world, they struggle to reach home before their broken rig comes crashing down and they run out of food in a trial that tests them to their limits. Wendy Hinman’s books and presentations are filled with humor and hard-won lessons that amuse and inspire. Don’t miss the chance to hear her present while she is in town. For more information, visit her website www.wendyhinman.com.


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Wendy Hinman shares sea stories at Woods Hole Library June 20

Join award-winning author Wendy Hinman as she discusses Sea Trials, her suspenseful tale of the Wilcox family and their struggles in pursuit of a dream to sail around the world. It’s a true story of the determination and survival of parents and their teenage children as they face of shipwreck, wild weather, pirates, thieves, gun boats, mines, scurvy, and starvation. She’ll also share stories from her own 7-year 34,000-mile adventure aboard a 31-foot boat with the teenaged hero of Sea Trials, now all grown up. Despite being shipwrecked as a boy, he was eager for another ocean voyage. Her first book, Tightwads on the Loose, which details their adventures has been a hit for years.

Event Details
•Date: June 20, 2018 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
•Venue: Woods Hole Public Library
For more details visit: https://woodsholepubliclibrary.org/events/event/book-talk-wendy-hinman/

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Wendy Hinman Featured in the Seattle Review of Books

“Who hasn’t dreamed of setting out to sea? The romance, the danger, the open waves? Our sponsor this week is Wendy Hinman, who dreamed about it, then did it. Hinman spent seven years on the Pacific Ocean, sharing a tiny sailboat with her husband, Garth. And Garth was the perfect companion: more than two decades earlier, he and his sister and parents survived shipwreck (and each other) to circumnavigate the globe. Hinman’s award-winning books, Tightwads on the Loose and Sea Trials, document both adventures with honesty, humor, and spirit. Both books are a blast to read.” –Seattle Review of Books

To read the rest, visit:
http://www.seattlereviewofbooks.com/notes/2018/06/04/shipwrecks-sailboats-and-stories-of-the-sea/

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Wendy Hinman at Bank Square Books in Mystic June 23

Catch the Wooden Boat Show, the museum and get a personally autographed copy of Wendy Hinman’s books at Bank Square Books all on the same day. In Mystic Seaport on June 23, 2018. Enjoy this charming nautical town, historical museum and the gorgeous wooden boats on display. Grab a delicious slice lunching at the pizza shop made famous in the move Mystic Pizza, starring Julia Roberts. For more info, please visit: https://www.banksquarebooks.com/event/bsb-wendy-hinman-sea-trials

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Coming up: Signing at Bank Square Books in Mystic in Hartford Courier


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Readers Favorite Rave Review for Sea Trials

To read review online, visit https://readersfavorite.com/book-review/sea-trials

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Wendy Hinman to share sea stories at the Eldridge Public Library in Chatham MA June 19



Sea Trials: Around the World with Duct Tape and Bailing Wire by author Wendy Hinman. Wendy is an adventurer, speaker and the award-winning author of two books, Tightwads on the Loose and Sea Trials. Sea Trials, her second book, tells the exciting story of the harrowing journey of the Wilcox family. A shipwreck might spell the end of a dream to sail around the world. Not for them. It’s a true story of the determination and survival of parents and their teenage children as they face of shipwreck, wild weather, pirates, thieves, gun boats, mines, scurvy, and starvation. She’ll also share stories from her own 7-year 34,000-mile adventure aboard a 31-foot boat with the teenaged hero of Sea Trials, now all grown up. Despite being shipwrecked as a boy, he was eager for another ocean voyage. Her first book, Tightwads on the Loose, which details their adventures, has been a hit for years.

Books will be available for purchase at the event so you can take home a signed copy.

Eldridge Public Library in Chatham MA June 19, 7pm

For more info, please visit: http://www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/E/EPL/EKP.cfm?zeeOrg=EPL

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Tacoma New Tribune Literary Calender Features Sea Trials

A clip from Sunday’s paper highlights the upcoming book event for Sea Trials at King’s Books in Tacoma. Saturday June 9 at 2pm.
Details: http://www.kingsbookstore.com/event/wendyhinman

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Wendy Hinman shares sea stories at King’s Books on June 9th

Join us as we welcome Wendy Hinman to talk about her recent book Sea Trials: Around the World with Duct Tape and Bailing Wire. Called “a modern swashbuckling tale” and “completely riveting,” Sea Trials has just been named a finalist by Foreward Reviews for Best Book of the Year and has earned a Kirkus starred review and been named a Kirkus Best Book of 2017. Sea Trials is a true story of determination and survival in which parents and their teenage kids overcome perilous challenges: from shipwreck and wild weather to threats from pirates, gun boats, mines, a broken rig, scurvy, and starvation.

Wendy Hinman is an adventurer, speaker and the award-winning author of two books, Tightwads on the Loose and Sea Trials.

For more information, please visit https://www.kingsbookstore.com/event/wendyhinman

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