Monthly Archives: July 2015

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Happy International Authors’ Day!

Today is International Authors’ Day! I am so happy to be a part of this event. As an author, other authors are very important to me. I’m a voracious reader, and have been since I was a kid. The first … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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