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Listen to Lance Alston’s advice: don’t buy his book

Henry Bendon, Staff Reporter

July 19, 2018

Review: Wealthfullness, by Lance Alston Brown Books Publishing Group, $19.26 (Amazon) Lance Alston’s Wealthfullness, a five-chapter guide on investing and money management, has several solid strategies for getting one’s finances in order. Alston shares years of financial management experienc...

Mindy Kaling on life and Hollywood

Mindy Kaling's new book covers everything from sororities to pop culture.

Abby Assmus, Staff Reporter

September 25, 2015

Mindy Kaling, star and creator of “The Mindy Project,” writes about her life since her new show and her first book in “Why Not Me?” In her first book, “Is Everyone Hanging Out without Me? (And Other Concerns),” Kaling addressed her rise to fame and gave a narrative format to everything from...

“Go Set a Watchman” a disappointing follow-up to an American classic

Abby Assmus, Staff Reporter

August 21, 2015

“To Kill a Mockingbird,” the classic high school required reading novel, is one of the only books that many students remember enjoying in English class. Although students in high school, and sometimes even in college, often dread required reading, I always got the impression that “To Kill a Mockingbird”...

“Lady of the Eternal City” takes readers on ancient Rome adventure

Chrismaly Vidal, Contributing Reporter

April 9, 2015

How does a story filled with love, betrayal and more twists than you can count sound? A little too much like an episode of “Desperate Housewives?” Well what if I told you that this novel also happens to be a historical fiction set in Rome of ca. A.D.118-137? A little too much like a grocery store...

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