Book Review: Shanty Gold by Jeanne Charters

On Monday, I hosted an interview with Jeanne Charters about her debut novel Shanty Gold. Here is my review. I loved Shanty Gold. The description of the book is: In 1849’s famine-ravaged Ireland, thirteen-year-old Mary Boland is found lying mostly dead on the side of the road to Cork Harbor, Queenstown, Ireland. She just buried Read More


Interview with Jeanne Charters, Author of “Shanty Gold”

I recently had the privilege of copy editing Jeanne Charter’s debut novel Shanty Gold. I enjoyed reading the book so much that sometimes I forgot I was supposed to be editing it and would have to go back and re-read parts so I could proofread it properly. If you find any errors in Shanty Gold, Read More


Elodie Yung as Electra – Racial Casting and Racial Tension

I was very excited to see the casting of Elodie Yung as Electa on Netflix’s Daredevil TV series. However, some people weren’t. However I’m not going to let a few racist assholes get me down! A little history here. I was not excited about the new Daredevil series. I remember watching the 2003 Daredevil movie with Read More


Was E.L. James Bullied?

Last week, E.L. James (the infamous author of the 50 Shades books) held a live Twitter Q&A session. As expected, it went pretty bad, but it was also hilarious. When I heard that the Q&A went “off the rails,” I opened the articles expecting to come to James’s defense in some sort of way. As an Read More