Something About Scrabble

A Minimalist Approach to Excelling at the Game

Non-Fiction - General
112 Pages
Reviewed on 11/21/2011
Buy on Amazon

This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.

This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Kristie Ingerto for Readers' Favorite

David Ritchey's "Something About Scrabble - a minimalist approach to excelling at the game" is a quick read and a little treasure for anyone who has any interest, big or small, in the game of Scrabble! This book is split into three main sections making it a very user-friendly book and resource. The first section focuses on building your vocabulary as this will be extremely beneficial with regard to your success at this game. The second section is all about playing your tiles right, including which letters to focus on using and where to play the tiles on the board. The third section is word lists, including two letter words, beginnings and endings of words that will allow you more variety, with what to spell, and different letter groupings that are often not thought of and can use up tiles and score points.

This book would be the perfect gift or stocking stuffer for anyone who enjoys the game of Scrabble or would like to learn or would like to play better! It is also a great guide to keep yourself and review before your family game night! There is a ton of knowledge and fascinating tidbits tucked into this little treasure. It is a very easy book to use and look up certain things as it is well-organized and there are bullets, lists and well-defined parts throughout the book. Be ready to wow game players the next time you are ready to play Scrabble!