Hats Off! to Tanya Binford whose book Crossing the Wake: One Woman's Great Loop Adventure is the 2016 winner of the First Full-Length Book Award from Seven Sisters Book Awards. The Seven Sisters Book Awards was started in 2015 by author Lynne Hinton as a way to encourage and celebrate women authors. "Beautifully told, this is a story of one woman's courageous journey," the awards judge says of Crossing the Wake. "Telling her story with clarity and honesty, Binford takes us all on a great adventure inspiring us to do the thing we think we cannot do!"