10 Days to Faster Reading

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Jump-Start Your Reading Skills! Speed reading used to require months of training. Now you can rev up your reading in just a few minutes a day. With quizzes to determine your present reading level and exercises to introduce new skills quickly, 10 Days to Faster Reading will improve your reading comprehension and speed as it shows you how to: ...
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Overview

Jump-Start Your Reading Skills! Speed reading used to require months of training. Now you can rev up your reading in just a few minutes a day. With quizzes to determine your present reading level and exercises to introduce new skills quickly, 10 Days to Faster Reading will improve your reading comprehension and speed as it shows you how to:
• Break the Bad Habits That Slow You Down
• Develop Your Powers of Concentration
• Cut Your Reading Time in Half
• Use Proven, Specially Designed Reading Techniques
• Boost the Power of Your Peripheral Vision
• Learn How to Scan and Skim a Written Report ...And All in 10 Days!
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Editorial Reviews

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Information overload is the bane of modern life. Learn how to wade through piles of reading material with this step-by-step program. Tips include how to get rid of distractions and increase concentration and retention
Amazon - Dan M
I just finished this book and it was fantastic help to my reading speed. I am a physician who always has a stack of reading, and this book deals not only with reading the stack faster, but also managing the stack.
The book has two main advantages. First, is that it is concise enough to manage and significantly improve in 10 days. Second, it has great examples to help you improve. Its hands-on approach allows you to improve quickly...
Amazon - T A Smedes
I am allergic to books that make big claims, and the title of this book did not look so promising. It was recommended by Julie Morgenstern in her book "Time Management From the Inside Out", and although I was suspicious, I did buy this book mainly because it was not too expensive.

Now, having worked through this book, I must confess: the book is worth every penny! This is simply a wonderful book that makes you read really a lot faster in only minutes a day. The title tells the truth!
Amazon - Thomas Roth
I had the opportunity to read "10 Days to Faster Reading," by Abby Marks-Beale. I found it an excellent book, the main focus being on how to read faster, but she also touches on how to more efficiently and effectively manage other areas of your professional and personal life.
The book is very well organized and is very encouraging and upbeat. She constantly reminds one that because they are currently a slow reader, they do not have to remain that way.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780446676670
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/1/2013
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 219,065
  • Product dimensions: 5.25 (w) x 8.12 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Meet the Author

Abby Marks Beale is America's #1 Speed Reading Expert. She is a published author of 10 Days to Faster Reading (now available also as an ebook and audiobook), The Complete Idiot's Guide to Speed Reading and Success Skills: Strategies for Study and Lifelong Learning (now in its third edition). Additionally she writes articles and blog posts for learning websites.

Abby is the creator of the interactive online course Rev It Up Reading: Getting Up To Speed With What You Read. This course is based on her 25 years of teaching speed reading to thousands of people. The online course contains 17 timed reading exercises, a complimentary ebook copy of 10 Days to Faster Reading and direct access to her through the course interface.

Abby received her Bachelors of Arts in Spanish from Boston University and her Masters of Science in Adult Education from Southern Connecticut State University. She is also a nationally certified classical homeopath. She is a longtime member of the National Speaker's Association and founder of the CT Chapter of the National Speaker's Association.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii
Introduction xi
Day 1 Puting the Key in the Ignition 1
Day 2 Rebuilding Your Speed Reading Engine 18
Day 3 Revving Up Your Concentration 39
Day 4 Getting Up to Speed 58
Day 5 Reading the Road Map 80
Day 6 Hanging Out the Caution Flag 102
Day 7 Reducing the Pileup 122
Day 8 Fine-Tuning Your Reading Speed 146
Day 9 Reading on a Technical Track 167
Day 10 The Final Lap 182
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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 5, 2005

    Wonderful Book

    I'm a second-year law student and I often have overwhelming amounts of reading to do. I was the typical word-by-word reader. Afterall, this is all I had been taught. When I realized it was taking forever to get through some of my reading assignments, I went looking for help. I stumbled across your book and it has helped me tremendously. I would say it doubled my reading speed. This is great, considering you cannot skim material in law school - catching on to detail is what it is all about.

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