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  • Strategies for Beating Small Stakes Poker Tournaments

  • By: Jonathan Little
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Little
  • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 10

In this guide, two-time World Poker Tour champion Jonathan Little explains numerous strategies he uses that will allow you to crush your opponents, giving you the opportunity to progress to the middle and high stakes.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • solid

  • By Anonymous User on 22-10-2018

Helpful and informative but short.

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 29-01-2018

What would have made Strategies for Beating Small Stakes Poker Tournaments better?

Make it longer. Throw in more examples and scenarios.

Has Strategies for Beating Small Stakes Poker Tournaments put you off other books in this genre?

Yes. I think more can be learnt from reading text based poker books than poker audiobooks. However this is a very specific focus area of poker that isn't really covered in most poker books so it's got that going for it.

Who might you have cast as narrator instead of Jonathan Little?

He was fine, he was the author and is explaining his own strategy so having someone else narrate wouldn't have made sense.

What character would you cut from Strategies for Beating Small Stakes Poker Tournaments?

Characters in a poker strategy book? Nice automatic questions, audible.

Any additional comments?

Covers some basics on the specific topic of small stakes poker tournaments and is helpful but ultimately it needs to be twice as long and twice as informative to justify the price.

  • A Game of Thrones

  • Book 1 of A Song of Ice and Fire
  • By: George R. R. Martin
  • Narrated by: Roy Dotrice
  • Length: 33 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,215
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,000
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,994

The complete, unabridged audiobook of A Game of Thrones. HBO’s hit series A Game of Thrones is based on George R. R. Martin’s internationally best-selling series A Song of Ice and Fire, the greatest fantasy epic of the modern age. A Game of Thrones is the first volume in the series. Summers span decades. Winter can last a lifetime. And the struggle for the Iron Throne has begun.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Story is amazing. Narrator is not.

  • By Steven on 30-01-2014

This is where it all started

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 29-01-2018

Would you listen to A Game of Thrones again? Why?

Yes, there's so many story details and nuances to each and every character that there is always something to pick up on in a second, third and fourth read/listen.

Who was your favorite character and why?

No clear favourite. I have appreciation for almost every character.

What about Roy Dotrice’s performance did you like?

There's a few voices he does that are a bit jarring having now watched the tv series but otherwise it's a masterful performance.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

If it was my first time reading/listening then yes, probably. But on second and third reads/listens I prefer to take my time with it.

Any additional comments?

AGOT is probably either the best or second best book/chapter in the Song of Ice and Fire Series so far. A great introduction to the characters and the world G.R.R.Martin has created. The writing and story weaving is very crisp and tight.

  • Cat Sense

  • How the New Feline Science Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet
  • By: John Bradshaw
  • Narrated by: Graeme Malcolm
  • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    2.5 out of 5 stars 3

Cats have been popular household pets for thousands of years, and their numbers only continue to rise. Today there are three cats for every dog on the planet, and yet cats remain more mysterious, even to their most adoring owners. In Cat Sense, renowned anthrozoologist John Bradshaw takes us further into the mind of the domestic cat than ever before, using cutting-edge scientific research to explain the true nature - and needs - of our feline friends. Tracing the cat’s evolution from solitary hunter to domesticated companion, Bradshaw shows that cats remain independent, predatory, and wary of social contact.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Real science, real cat love.

  • By Thomas Declan on 15-03-2018

Boring cat history

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 29-01-2018

What would have made Cat Sense better?

Make it engaging and interesting so I don't lose focus.

What was most disappointing about John Bradshaw’s story?

It's boring.

How could the performance have been better?

Less monotone please. I suppose it's the fault of the writer because it's very dull material.

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Cat Sense?

I wouldn't go on and on and on about the history of cats at the start of the book.... to be honest I didn't make it further than history about cats because the book was so boring. I wanted to become a better pet owner, not become knowledgeable in every little detail about the history of cats.

Any additional comments?

BORING. Finishing the listen to this audiobook is right at the bottom of a very long list of things to do.