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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!