BOOK REVIEW: ‘Prince of Darkness: The Untold Story of Jeremiah Hamilton, Wall Street’s First Black Millionaire’ by Shane White

October 21, 2015 WI Webstaff 0

Your numbers weren’t picked last night. Ah, another worthless lottery ticket. No shopping spree or mortgage payoff for you. You’ll have to go to work and get your incredible wealth just like everybody else. Or, as you’ll read in “Prince of Darkness” by Shane White, you could become rich the old-fashioned way: through grift.
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BOOK REVIEW: ‘Grant Park’ by Leonard Pitts Jr.

October 14, 2015 WI Webstaff 0

Open mouth, insert foot. Maybe it doesn’t happen often, but there are times when you have a knack for saying what’s on your mind at precisely the wrong time. You can’t un-say things, though, especially if you mean them but as you’ll see in the new novel “Grant Park” by Leonard Pitts Jr., at least those words won’t kill you.
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BOOK REVIEW: ‘Little Shaq Takes a Chance’ by Shaquille O’Neal, Illustrated by Theodore Taylor III

October 7, 2015 WI Webstaff 0

“Here, try this.” Ugh. That is advice you almost never take because you hate new things. You know what you like, you know what you don’t – and there are plenty of things that fall into the last category. But, as in the new book “Little Shaq Takes a Chance” by Shaquille O’Neal, illustrated by Theodore Taylor III, unless you try something, how do you know for sure?
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