Blurb: The rescue divers could hear the crew tapping out a message in Morse code: Is there any hope? After being accidentally rammed by the Coast Guard destroyer USS Paulding on December 17, 1927, the USS S-4 submarine sank to the ocean floor off Cape Cod with all forty crew aboard. Only six sailors in the forward torpedo room survived the... Continue Reading →
WWW Wednesday is a meme hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words. The purpose is to share what we’ve been reading lately. The three W’s stand for: What did you recently finish reading? What are you currently reading? What do you think you’ll read next? This was first brought to my attention by SusanLovesBooks.... Continue Reading →
New Reads For The New Year Giveaway!
In honor of Book Blitz Month, (read some ways on how to celebrate: http://realbook.com/article/book-blitz-month), we are doing..... (drum roll please!)..... Our first annual "New Reads for the New Year Giveaway", where we look back at the previous year (2017) and bring renewed focus on the authors we interviewed and their books, giving readers one more opportunity... Continue Reading →
TGIF! January 5, 2018
Book Beginnings on Fridays Book Beginnings on Fridays is a meme hosted at Rose City Reader where you share the first sentence (or so) of the book you are reading, along with your initial thoughts about the sentence, impressions of the book, or anything else the opener inspires. Please remember to include the title of the book and... Continue Reading →
WWW Wednesday is a meme hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words. The purpose is to share what we’ve been reading lately. The three W’s stand for: What did you recently finish reading? What are you currently reading? What do you think you’ll read next? This was first brought to my attention by https://susanlovesbooks.wordpress.com/2017/08/09/www-wednesday-11/. You... Continue Reading →
Our Winner of The Stacy and Daisy Award!
Welcome to the 1st Annual Stacy and Daisy Awards for 2017! One week ago we announced our dozen nominees, and now comes that fateful moment when the winner is finally revealed. I would like to note, though, that it was a tough choice, and just because we picked one book above the others does not... Continue Reading →
Congratulations to Our Latest Winner!
Congratulations go out to Milton Zuroff, who won a copy of "The Sunken Gold" by Joseph A. Williams! Woo-hoo! Happy New Year to all and happy reading!
The First Annual Stacy and Daisy Awards!
Six Nominations from Stacy. Six Nominations from Daisy. Two Winners; the best books of the year we've read. Welcome to the first annual Stacy and Daisy Awards! Every year, each of us will nominate our six favorite books published THAT YEAR, and on January 1, we will each pick our absolute favorite, the champions of... Continue Reading →
Review of “The Sunken Gold”; Interview With Author Joseph Williams and a Giveaway!
Blurb: On January 25, 1917, HMS Laurentic struck two German mines off the coast of Ireland and sank. The ship was carrying 44 tons of gold bullion to the still-neutral United States via Canada in order to finance the war effort for Britain and its allies. Britain desperately needed that sunken treasure, but any salvage... Continue Reading →
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