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The Unstoppable Golfer: Trusting Your Mind  Your Short Game to Achieve Greatness
4.17
it was amazing
I love the short game in golf. There's no question that striking a full shot is satisfying and momentarily rewarding, but quite frankly there's a cert ...more
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May 30, 2012
 
Young Junius
4.02
it was amazing
Non-stop action is leavened by multi-dimensional characters in this story of a day in the life of a boy/man, 14-year-old Junius, who sets out to find ...more
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Dec 16, 2010
 
An American Caddie in St. Andrews: Growing Up, Girls, and Looping on the Old Course
4.14
it was amazing
At least once in their life, every golfer should make the pilgrimage to the Old Course in St. Andrews. Oliver Horovitz not only made that trip, he tur ...more
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Mar 19, 2013
 
The Five Inch Course: Thinking Your Way to Better Golf
4.00
it was amazing
John Lloyd Retzer tells it like is on both GolfBlogger.com and in his new pull-no-punches golf instruction book, The Five Inch Course: Thinking Your W ...more
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Sep 23, 2012
 
Tinkers
3.37
it was amazing
This fine novel is ostensibly about the death of George Washington Crosby, an old man who lies dying of cancer in his living room while his family kee ...more
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Jul 30, 2011
 
Unconscious Scoring: Dave Stockton's Guide to Saving Shots Around the Green
4.23
really liked it
I got quite a lot from reading Dave Stockton's book, Unconscious Putting, probably because the master's approach very much mirrors mine: see the hole, ...more
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Sep 30, 2012
 
Tiger Woods: In Black And White
3.67
it was amazing
Jules Alexander sees Tiger Woods differently from you and me. His eye captures the nobility of the struggle of player against the course, the intense ...more
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Oct 20, 2009
 
A Game for Life: Golf's Rules and Rewards
4.00
it was amazing
Gene Westmoreland writes about more than just the rules of golf in A Game For Life, his collection of essays about a subject he knows better than just ...more
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Dec 14, 2012
 
Picturing Your Way to Great Golf: A Top Teacher's Instant Way to Better Play
4.00
it was amazing
Golf instruction is a remarkably visual process. Every instructor encourages you to visualize your shot before you hit it (or try to). Most of them us ...more
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Apr 13, 2013
 
Dave Pelz's Putting Games: The More You Play, the Better You Putt
3.60
liked it
The day before I read Dave Pelz's Putting Games, I played in a scramble where all four members of my team--none with a handicap over ten--missed the s ...more
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Sep 30, 2012
 
The War by the Shore: The Incomparable Drama of the 1991 Ryder Cup
3.90
it was amazing
The Ryder Cup packs more excitement into the game than any event in golf. Curt Sampson captured all that excitement and then some in The War By The Sh ...more
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Jul 27, 2013
 
Innocents Lost: When Child Soldiers Go To War
3.75
it was amazing
Having studied and written about the horrors of child warfare myself in Heart of Diamonds, I appreciate the way Jimmie Briggs helps us understand this ...more
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Jun 22, 2009
 
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
4.03
it was amazing
David Mitchell proves once again that an author can inventively break the rules and still produce a fulfilling, interesting novel. In The Cloud Atlas, ...more
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Nov 24, 2010
 
Room of Tears
3.77
really liked it
Room of Tears has one of the most creative "hooks" for a novel you'll ever encounter. Author Linda Merlino took what could have been a 9/11 weeper and ...more
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Aug 12, 2013
 
Elston and Me: The Story of the First Black Yankee
3.50
it was amazing
The story of Elston Howard serves as a great reminder to us all that racial prejudice did not end when Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in Majo ...more
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Jan 13, 2009
 
The New Rules of Marketing and PR: How to Use Social Media, Blogs, News Releases, Online Video, & Viral Marketing to Reach Buyers Directly
3.89
liked it
I'm not so sure there are actually new rules for marketing and public relations as much as there is new technology to use to apply the old ones, but D ...more
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Jan 26, 2011
 
The Penelopiad
3.66
it was amazing
Margaret Atwood can write in many tones, but cheeky has to be her best. She made the story of the long-suffering Penelope and the insufferable Odysseu ...more
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Oct 09, 2008
 
Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
4.10
really liked it
Despite what the economists would have us believe, there is little about human behavior that is rational. Dan Ariely's fascinating experiments prove t ...more
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Feb 11, 2011
 
Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose
4.01
liked it
An autobiography can indeed be a how-to book, especially if you're looking for more inspriation than nuts-and-bolts about how to run a company. Tony H ...more
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Jan 13, 2011
 
Ballistics
4.09
really liked it
As with all of Billy Collins' work, the poems are highly accessible by the "lay" reader while rewarding to the poetry fan who can see them in a differ ...more
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Sep 24, 2008
 
Enid Blyton's Malory Towers 6 Books Collection
4.35
it was amazing
I've been in sales in one form or another my entire life. This book contains the just about everything I learned about how to create new demand for yo ...more
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Feb 17, 2011
 
Man in the Dark
3.57
it was amazing
We all live and move in different circles of reality and imagination, it's just that some of us--particularly writers--spend more time in our imaginar ...more
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Sep 13, 2008
 
Churchill: Blood, Toil, Tears, and Sweat
3.78
really liked it
Few men have used the English language with such grace and to such good ends as Winston Churchill. John Lukacs focuses on the key phrase in Churchill’ ...more
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Jul 22, 2008
 
The Bible Salesman
3.10
really liked it
I didn't find this short novel nearly as humorous as David Sedaris did, but then I'm not David Sedaris. Still, The Bible Salesman is a an enjoyable re ...more
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Sep 24, 2008
 
The Mysterious Montague: A True Tale of Hollywood, Golf, and Armed Robbery
3.67
really liked it
LaVerne Moore was one of the more colorful figures in the world of golf in the 1930's and Leigh Montville tells his tale in all its boisterous glory i ...more
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Jun 25, 2008
 
Dead Ball
3.92
it was amazing
Big Sport, Big Money, Big Suspense - Michael Balkind hit another one right down the middle!

Reid Clark, Balkind's protagonist from Sudden Death, is ba
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Jun 04, 2009
 
Peace
3.82
it was amazing
Richard Bausch's taut novel tells us what happens when civilian soldiers go to war. It's a powerfully atmospheric story about three American soldiers ...more
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Jun 14, 2008
 
All Things Must Fight to Live: Stories of War and Deliverance in Congo
3.95
really liked it
Bryan Mealer has penned a brutal memoir of his three years as a reporter in the Congo, three years when teenage gunboys roamed the countryside and cit ...more
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Jul 28, 2008
 
Hunting Elf
4.25
it was amazing
by Harvey Karp

(January 18, 2007) Larchmont, Mamaroneck and other nearby locations fill the pages of Hunting Elf, a new novel by local author Dave Don
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Jun 11, 2008
 
Creative Selling: Unleash Your Sales Potential
5.00
it was amazing
Here's what they said about Creative Selling:

"This is a terrific book on selling, full of powerful, proven methods and techniques you can use immediat
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Jun 11, 2008
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