101 reasons to play (or not to play) pool. A book that all players will appreciate.

September 23, 2005 (PRLEAP.COM) Sports News
Aurora, CO: This is not just another pool book. “You Might Be A D Player If…” Samm Diep’s first book, is a witty, lighthearted tribute to pool devotees across America.

“Pool players everywhere will relate to this book,” says Diep, an experienced hand at pool herself. “It sets out to good-naturedly point out all the goofy, wacky things we pool nuts do while playing our favorite game.”

Subtitled, “101 Classic Moves That All Pool Players Can Appreciate,” Diep’s book is packed with over 100 pages of stories and illustrations. Collected over her years of experience in the pool community, “You Might Be A D Player If…” will strike many familiar chords with enthusiasts. “Placing your beer in the table pocket, resting your cigarette on the rail, smacking your gum, flipping the rack, – we’ve all seen it or done it at some point,” says Diep.

The book is already encountering avid responses from players everywhere. “I love it,” says Max Eberle, UPA Touring Pro. “Every player and pool hall should own a copy!” “As a one-time leaguer myself, I got a lot of laughs in reading it,” says WPBA Pro, Megan Minerich. “In some way, deep down, we can all be D players. Enjoy!”

Measuring 5.5 inches by 5.5 inches, it’s the perfect size for any stocking, “You Might Be A D Player If…” will be out just in time for the holidays. Copies booked in advanced will be sold at the special price of only $9.95, and as a pre-press special, resellers receive every fifth book free.

“This book is a fun read – you can go through it in one sitting or savor it by picking it up and flipping through a few pages at a time,” says Diep. “If you are or know a D Player, or indeed any pool junkie, this will be just the perfect gift for them.”

“You Might Be A D Player If…” can be ordered from Samm’s Side Pocket, by calling 303.667.8000 or visiting www.SammsPocket.com. The retail price is $12.95 ($9.95 for advanced pre-press orders) plus $3 shipping/handling. Please visit the web site for more details.