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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

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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 parts so I could proofread it properly. If you find any errors in Shanty Gold, Read More

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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 was not excited about the new Daredevil series. I remember watching the 2003 Daredevil movie with Read More

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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 the articles expecting to come to James’s defense in some sort of way. As an Read More