Search Results: "Anthony M. Criniti IV"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Feb. 10, 2013

"A well-crafted work for general readers that could serve as a basic textbook on the fundamentals of finance."
A basic text about financial concepts that strives to elevate finance to the status of a science. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 11, 2014

"A guide to the fundamental principles of building and maintaining personal wealth, relying more on the author's instinct than on quantitative data."
Criniti (The Necessity of Finance, 2013) interprets the key concepts underlying economic and financial behavior, with an emphasis on personal finance. Read full book review >

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JOHN NEWMAN
by Rhett Morgan

In 1992, John Newman prepared to celebrate finishing his Ph.D., securing a book deal with Warner Books for the release of his dissertation, JFK and Vietnam, and having worked directly with Oliver Stone as consultant on the film JFK. But a brief call from the National Security Agency put all of that in jeopardy. Newman was warned that his ...


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THIS WEEK IN AUDIOBOOKS
by Bobbi Dumas

Hope you all had a nice 4th of July!

It’s been a great week for me with audiobooks. I had the chance to listen to the upcoming Joshilyn Jackson title, The Almost Sisters (releases July 11; Kirkus gave it a star review).

I simply love Jackson, one of my favorite authors.  A beautiful, witty writer, she tells unique, lively ...


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ALL IS NOT LOST
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for Teach Me to Forget by Erica M. Chapman

Cover Story: In the Clouds
BFF Charm: Let Me Love You
Swoonworthy Scale: 8
Talky Talk: Heavy, Yet Hopeful
Anti-Bonus Factor: Suicide
Relationship Status: Here For You

Trigger Warning: Teach Me to Forget deals with attempted suicide, suicidal thoughts, cutting, severe depression, how suicide affects the people who are ...


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CHOOSING YOUR OWN PATH
by Leila Roy

Everyone wants something different from me. It’s like one second, I should be a better dude. I should stop being such a girly douche, and I should just man up. Then, it’s the opposite: I’m too much of a guy, and it’s not right. I should be a girl, because that’s what I’m supposed to be.

The thing is, I’m ...


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THREE BOOKS ABOUT GAME SHOWS
by Leila Roy

While the multiple sexual harassment lawsuits make him a somewhat problematic figure now, Bob Barker was a hugely iconic figure in my childhood. I was really only allowed to watch daytime television when I was home sick from school, so I associate him—and The Price is Right—with lying on the couch with the flu. A weird treat for a ...


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BOOK REVIEW

VINNY GORGEOUS by Anthony M. DeStefano
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 2, 2013

"Enthusiasts likely already know the details of Basciano's trials, and casual readers will be better served by other, clearer accounts."
From organized crime specialist DeStefano (Mob Killer, 2011, etc.), a convoluted exploration of the career of Mafioso Vincent Basciano, who is currently serving a life sentence in a Supermax facility. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: July 1, 2017

"The book will please Mafia completists, but the overall arc will feel more familiar than revelatory to most true-crime readers."
A straightforward update to the notorious 1978 Lufthansa Airlines heist. Read full book review >

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THEY ALWAYS WIN by Anthony M. Pesare
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 17, 2011

"An often intriguing, if overlong, tale of a cop returning to his old neighborhood."
In Pesare's debut crime novel, an intelligenceofficer works with a mobster to try to bring down organized crime in the suburbs of Providence, R.I., and Boston. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 2006

"A collection of disparate, often repetitive pieces that, taken as whole, give a disturbing portrait of a serious problem."
A compilation of 58 short essays and one poem from a broad spectrum of African-Americans giving their opinions, reactions and counsel on the subject of HIV and AIDS. Read full book review >