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Cape Cod Surprise

Cape Cod Surprise (Gemma, 2010) is available at your local bookseller and online.

Oliver's Surprise

"Oliver's Surprise" (Gemma, 2008) is available at your local bookseller and online.

Newport Life cover

Launch party photos



February 16, 2011: Bourne (MA) librarian chooses Cape Cod Surprise as the "On the Same Page" town-wide read (highlighted in the January 26 issue of the Bourne Enterprise).

September 6, 2011: Jamestown Press article: Islander juggles successful career as sailor, author and designer

August 18, 2011: Game of Sails makes a splash in Italy!

July 11, 2011: Article about Carol and Cape Cod Surprise in Newport Life Magazine. "Being unafraid to follow leaps of logic has been the key to unlocking her imagination."

July 6, 2011: Game of Sails appears on the e-shelves!

March 8, 2011: Read Windcheck Magazine's interview with Carol, part of their "Sound People" column.

January 4, 2011: Practical Sailor included Oliver's Surprise in its January issue's list of "Fireside Reading." Visit the Practical Sailor website (a subscription is required to view the story).

December 6, 2010: Last week's radio interview with Mindy Todd on WCAI's the Point was really enjoyable. Follow the link to listen.

November 10, 2010: Vince Casalaina created this short promo video

September 21, 2010: A busy weekend at the Author's Corner of the Newport Boat Show led to record sales of "Oliver's Surprise" and "Cape Cod Surprise."

August 19, 2010: Carol appears in two newspapers on the same day! An article about sailing in the Snipe Nationals appears in the Annapolis Capital; and an article about her upcoming booksigning at Eight Cousins appears in the Falmouth Enterprise.


August 9, 2010: Publisher's Weekly features the CCS launch party as their Picture of the Day.

July 22, 2010: Interview with Holly Benton leads to a great article in the Jamestown Press about sailing, writing, and teaching life skills and empowerment. "For islander, author and 2004 Olympic sailing champion Carol Newman Cronin, sailing is more than just a sport." Full story

July 9, 2010: Nice review of Cape Cod Surprise by Jenny from Island Books. She says:

"I love the ocean, local history, and good storytelling and CAPE COD SURPRISE has all three...Readers of all ages will enjoy this great tale!" Read the review

July 5, 2010: Several signings added to events calendar, including one at local bookseller Island Books.

July 1, 2010: Launch party in Boston! Legacy video debuts tonight.

June 25, 2010: Come help us celebrate the launch of Cape Cod Surprise on July 1st! View PDF flyer