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Master Micro Stakes Poker: Learn to Master 6-Max No Limit Hold'em...
by Alton Hardin

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English

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Publication Date

November 18, 2017

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<h3>Learn to Master 6-Max No Limit Hold'em Micro Stakes Cash Games</h3><br /><b>New Book Just Released November 2017!</b><br /><p>Are you new to poker or a struggling poker player? Do you want to be a profitable poker player? Do you want to learn how to master the micro stakes? If so, this book is for you. If you’re a beginning, losing, break-even, or slightly winning micro stakes No Limit Hold’em cash game player, this book was written for you. This book will teach you everything you need to know to master 6-Max No Limit Hold'em micro stakes cash games and turn nickels, dimes and quarters into hundreds of dollars of profit.</p><br /><b>Become a Master of Micro Stakes Online Poker</b><br /><p>In this book you'll learn everything you need to know to crush online micro stakes poker. I’ll teach you time-tested strategies for beating the micro stakes through a tight-aggressive approach to beating these games. My goal with this book is to teach you everything that I’ve learned throughout the years to help turn you into a solid, winning micro stakes poker player.</p><br /><b>What You'll Get out of This Book</b><br /><p>This book will teach you to become a solid, winning player, not only at the micro stakes but also at the live low stakes. More importantly, it'll teach you to become a thinking poker player. The common theme of this book is to help you build a solid foundation for long-term poker success. I'll do my best to impart all of the fundamental poker strategies and tactics you’ll need to know to master the micro stakes. We’ll focus on learning a tight, aggressive approach to the game by using a time-tested, proven strategy that works.</p><br /><ul><br /><li>Over <b>140 Carefully Devised Practice & Example Poker Hand Scenarios</b></li><br /><li><b>Free Enrollment</b> into <b>17.5-Hour</b> <i>Crush Micro Stakes Poker</i> Training Course at MicroGrinder Poker School</li><br /></ul><br /><b>Contents & Overview</b><br /><p>We'll start off discussing why people lose at poker, then progress to essential topics where we cover concepts such as the power of position, reasons to bet, understanding equity, and other important concepts. From there we'll jump to the next section, where we talk about our basic game plan and study strategies for beating the micro stakes. After that we'll introduce HUD stats and basic player types. From there, we'll move onto what I consider the meat and potatoes of the book, which are the last 3 sections of the book, where we discuss, pre-flop strategies, essential poker math, and post-flop strategies for mastering the micro stakes.</p><br /><ul><br /><li>Learn Why People Lose at Poker</li><br /><li>Master <b>Fundamental Poker Concepts</b> Necessary to Crush the Micro Stakes</li><br /><li>Learn the Importance of <b>Aggressive Poker</b>, <b>Position</b>, <b>Equity</b>, <b>Expected Value</b> & Much More</li><br /><li>Understand <b>Essential Poker HUD Stats</b> and <b>Player Types</b> That'll Allow You to Outplay Your Opponents</li><br /><li>Master <b>Pre-Flop Strategies</b> Necessary to Beat the Micro Stakes</li><br /><li>Learn the Fundamentals of <b>Raising First in</b>, <b>3-Betting</b>, <b>Cold-Calling</b>, <b>Set-Mining</b>, <b>Isolation Raising</b> & Much More</li><br /><li>Master <b>Essential Poker Math</b> All Poker Player Need to Know</li><br /><li>Understand <b>Post-Flop Fundamentals</b> That'll Allow You to Win More Pots<br /></li><br /><li>Learn the Secrets to <b>Profitable Post-Flop Play</b> & <b>Continuation Betting</b><br /></li><br /><li>Master Post-Flop Play as the <b>Pre-Flop Aggressor</b> & <b>Pre-Flop Caller</b><br /></li><br /><li>Learn to Properly Play <b>Limped</b>, <b>3-Bet</b> & <b>Blind Defense Pots</b> Post-Flop</li><br /><li>And Much More...</li><br /></ul><br /><b>What Are You Waiting For?</b><br /><p>Purchase this book today to start improving your poker game! Once you complete this book, you'll be a fierce adversary and feared opponent at the poker table that'll easily crush micro stakes poker games. You'll not only win a lot more money, but you'll also be a much happier poker player!</p>
Slither.io Game Guide
by RRR AppMonkey

Language

English

Pages

21

Publication Date

May 01, 2016

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Remember Agar.io? Slither.io is, in spirit at least, its sequel. It mixes the old Snake concept with a new multiplayer gameplay. Grow by eating little circles or by eating bigger or smaller snakes.
Win Bigly: Persuasion in a World Where Facts Don't Matter
by Scott Adams

Language

English

Pages

298

Publication Date

October 31, 2017

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<b>"If you watched the entire election cycle and concluded that Trump was nothing but a lucky clown, you missed one of the most important perceptual shifts in the history of humankind. I'll fix that for you in this book."</b><br />  <br />Adams was one of the earliest public figures to predict Trump’s win, doing so a week after Nate Silver put Trump’s odds at 2 percent in his FiveThirtyEight.com blog. The mainstream media regarded Trump as a novelty and a sideshow. But Adams recognized in Trump a level of persuasion you only see once in a generation.<br />  <br /> Trump triggered massive cognitive dissonance and confirmation bias on both the left and the right. We’re hardwired to respond to emotion, not reason. We might listen to 10 percent of a speech—a hand gesture here, a phrase there—and if the right buttons are pushed, we decide we agree with the speaker and invent reasons to justify that decision after the fact.<br />  <br /> The point isn’t whether Trump was right or wrong, good or bad. <i>Win Bigly</i> goes beyond politics to look at persuasion tools that can work in any setting—the same ones Adams saw in Steve Jobs when he invested in Apple decades ago. For instance:<br />  <br /> ·  If you need to convince people that something is important, make a claim that’s <i>directionally</i> accurate but has a big exaggeration in it. Everyone will spend endless hours talking about how wrong it is and will remember the issue as high priority.<br /> ·  Stop wasting time on elaborate presentation preparations. Inside, you’ll learn which components of your messaging matter, and where you can wing it.<br /> ·  Planting simple, sticky ideas (such as “Crooked Hillary”) is more powerful than stating facts. Just find a phrase without previous baggage that grabs your audience at an emotional level.<br />  <br /> Adams offers nothing less than “access to the admin passwords to human beings.” This is a must read if you care about persuading others in any field—or if you just want to resist the tactics of emotional persuasion when they’re used on you.
Vacationland: True Stories from Painful Beaches
by John Hodgman

Language

English

Pages

267

Publication Date

October 24, 2017

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<b>“I love everything about this hilarious book except the font size.” <b>—Jon Stewart</b><br /><br />Although his career as a bestselling author and on <i>The Daily Show With Jon Stewart</i> was founded on fake news and invented facts, in 2016 that routine didn’t seem as funny to John Hodgman anymore. Everyone is doing it now. </b><br />  <br /> Disarmed of falsehood, he was left only with the awful truth: John Hodgman is an older white male monster with bad facial hair, wandering like a privileged Sasquatch through three wildernesses: the hills of Western Massachusetts where he spent much of his youth; the painful beaches of Maine that want to kill him (and some day will); and the metaphoric haunted forest of middle age that connects them.<br />  <br /> <i>Vacationland </i>collects these real life wanderings, and through them you learn of the horror of freshwater clams, the evolutionary purpose of the mustache, and which animals to keep as pets and which to kill with traps and poison. There is also some advice on how to react when the people of coastal Maine try to sacrifice you to their strange god.<br />  <br /> Though wildly, Hodgmaniacally funny as usual, it is also a poignant and sincere account of one human facing his forties, those years when men in particular must stop pretending to be the children of bright potential they were and settle into the failing bodies of the wiser, weird dads that they are.
Everything Is Awful: And Other Observations
by Matt Bellassai

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English

Pages

257

Publication Date

October 24, 2017

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From the break-out star of BuzzFeed and the People’s Choice Award-winning comedian behind the web series “Whine About It” and “To Be Honest” comes a collection of hilariously anguished essays chronicling awful moments from his life so far, the humiliations of being an adult, and other little indignities.<BR><BR>Matt Bellassai has no idea what he’s doing. Well, to be fair, he did become semi-Internet famous by getting drunk at work, making him a socially-acceptable—nay—<i>professional</i> alcoholic. He’s got some things figured out. But the rest is all just a terrible, disgusting mess.<BR> <BR>This is Matt’s book. Just to clarify, though, it is absolutely <i>not</i> a memoir; Matt is far too young to have done anything worth remembering (though he did win an actual People’s Choice Award for his BuzzFeed web series, “Whine About It,” which is pretty good, if you ask his mother). This is also most certainly not a book of advice; he is too woefully ill-prepared for life to offer anything in the way of counsel (though that won’t stop him from talking). Call this a collection of awful moments that led to his grumbling, blundering adulthood—a chronicle of little indignities that, when taken together, amount to a life of hilarious anguish.<BR> <BR>With keen wit and plenty of self-deprecation, Matt reveals how hard it is to shed his past as the Midwest’s biggest nerd, that one time a taquito nearly murdered him at his brother’s surprise birthday party, and the time he came out to his friends and family (the closet was a bit messy). Matt also wrestles with the humiliations of adulthood, like giving up on love in New York City, living alone with no one to heat his microwave dinners, and combating the inner voice that tells him to say aloud all the things the rest of us are smart enough to keep to ourselves.<BR> <BR>You probably don’t need this book, but let’s be honest—you do. Since you’re already reading, you might as well pull up a chair, grab your glass(es) of wine, and enjoy.
It's All Relative: Adventures Up and Down the World's Family Tree
by A. J. Jacobs

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English

Pages

353

Publication Date

November 07, 2017

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<i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of <i>The Know-It-All </i>and <i>The Year of Living Biblically</i>, A.J. Jacobs undergoes a hilarious, heartfelt quest to understand what constitutes family—where it begins and how far it goes—and attempts to untangle the true meaning of the “Family of Humankind.”<BR><BR>A.J. Jacobs has received some strange emails over the years, but this note was perhaps the strangest: “You don’t know me, but I’m your eighth cousin. And we have over 80,000 relatives of yours in our database.”<BR> <BR>That’s enough family members to fill Madison Square Garden four times over. Who are these people, A.J. wondered, and how do I find them? So began Jacobs’s three-year adventure to help build the biggest family tree in history.<BR> <BR>Jacobs’s journey would take him to all seven continents. He drank beer with a US president, found himself singing with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, and unearthed genetic links to Hollywood actresses and real-life scoundrels. After all, we can choose our friends, but not our family.<BR> <BR>“Whether he’s posing as a celebrity, outsourcing his chores, or adhering strictly to the Bible, we love reading about the wacky lifestyle experiments of author A.J. Jacobs” (<i>Entertainment Weekly</i>). Now Jacobs upends, in ways both meaningful and hilarious, our understanding of genetics and genealogy, tradition and tribalism, identity and connection. <i>It’s All Relative</i> is a fascinating look at the bonds that connect us all.
Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood
by Trevor Noah

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English

Pages

285

Publication Date

November 15, 2016

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<b>#1 <i>NEW YORK TIMES </i>BESTSELLER • The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime story of one man’s coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed</b><br /><br /><b>NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY </b><br /><b> Michiko Kakutani, <i>New York Times</i> • <i>Newsday</i> • <i>Esquire</i> • NPR • <i>Booklist</i></b><br /><br /> Trevor Noah’s unlikely path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of <i>The Daily Show </i>began with a criminal act: his birth. Trevor was born to a white Swiss father and a black Xhosa mother at a time when such a union was punishable by five years in prison. Living proof of his parents’ indiscretion, Trevor was kept mostly indoors for the earliest years of his life, bound by the extreme and often absurd measures his mother took to hide him from a government that could, at any moment, steal him away. Finally liberated by the end of South Africa’s tyrannical white rule, Trevor and his mother set forth on a grand adventure, living openly and freely and embracing the opportunities won by a centuries-long struggle.<br /><br /> <i>Born a Crime</i> is the story of a mischievous young boy who grows into a restless young man as he struggles to find himself in a world where he was never supposed to exist. It is also the story of that young man’s relationship with his fearless, rebellious, and fervently religious mother—his teammate, a woman determined to save her son from the cycle of poverty, violence, and abuse that would ultimately threaten her own life.<br /><br /> The stories collected here are by turns hilarious, dramatic, and deeply affecting. Whether subsisting on caterpillars for dinner during hard times, being thrown from a moving car during an attempted kidnapping, or just trying to survive the life-and-death pitfalls of dating in high school, Trevor illuminates his curious world with an incisive wit and unflinching honesty. His stories weave together to form a moving and searingly funny portrait of a boy making his way through a damaged world in a dangerous time, armed only with a keen sense of humor and a mother’s unconventional, unconditional love.<br /><br /><b>Praise for <i>Born a Crime<br /><br /></i></b> “[A] compelling new memoir . . . By turns alarming, sad and funny, [Trevor Noah’s] book provides a harrowing look, through the prism of Mr. Noah’s family, at life in South Africa under apartheid. . . . <i>Born a Crime</i> is not just an unnerving account of growing up in South Africa under apartheid, but a love letter to the author’s remarkable mother.”<b>—Michiko Kakutani, <i>The New York Times</i></b><br /><br /> “[An] unforgettable memoir.”<b>—<i>Parade<br /></i></b><br />  “What makes <i>Born a Crime </i>such a soul-nourishing pleasure, even with all its darker edges and perilous turns, is reading Noah recount in brisk, warmly conversational prose how he learned to negotiate his way through the bullying and ostracism. . . . What also helped was having a mother like Patricia Nombuyiselo Noah. . . . Consider <i>Born a Crime</i> another such gift to her—and an enormous gift to the rest of us.”<b><i>—USA Today</i></b><br /><br /> “[Noah] thrives with the help of his astonishingly fearless mother. . . . Their fierce bond makes this story soar.”<b><i>—People<br /><br /></i></b>“[Noah’s] electrifying memoir sparkles with funny stories . . . and his candid and compassionate essays deepen our perception of the complexities of race, gender, and class.”<b>—<i>Booklist</i> (starred review)</b><br /><br />“A gritty memoir . . . studded with insight and provocative social criticism . . . with flashes of brilliant storytelling and acute observations.”<b>—<i>Kirkus Reviews</i></b>
The Golden House: A Novel
by Salman Rushdie

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English

Pages

400

Publication Date

September 05, 2017

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<b><i>NEW YORK TIMES</i> BESTSELLER • A modern American epic set against the panorama of contemporary politics and culture—a hurtling, page-turning mystery that is equal parts <i>The Great Gatsby</i> and <i>The Bonfire of the Vanities</i></b><br /><br /> On the day of Barack Obama’s inauguration, an enigmatic billionaire from foreign shores takes up residence in the architectural jewel of “the Gardens,” a cloistered community in New York’s Greenwich Village. The neighborhood is a bubble within a bubble, and the residents are immediately intrigued by the eccentric newcomer and his family. Along with his improbable name, untraceable accent, and unmistakable whiff of danger, Nero Golden has brought along his three adult sons: agoraphobic, alcoholic Petya, a brilliant recluse with a tortured mind; Apu, the flamboyant artist, sexually and spiritually omnivorous, famous on twenty blocks; and D, at twenty-two the baby of the family, harboring an explosive secret even from himself. There is no mother, no wife; at least not until Vasilisa, a sleek Russian expat, snags the septuagenarian Nero, becoming the queen to his king—a queen in want of an heir.<br /><br /> Our guide to the Goldens’ world is their neighbor René, an ambitious young filmmaker. Researching a movie about the Goldens, he ingratiates himself into their household. Seduced by their mystique, he is inevitably implicated in their quarrels, their infidelities, and, indeed, their crimes. Meanwhile, like a bad joke, a certain comic-book villain embarks upon a crass presidential run that turns New York upside-down.<br /><br /> Set against the strange and exuberant backdrop of current American culture and politics, <i>The Golden House</i> also marks Salman Rushdie’s triumphant and exciting return to realism. The result is a modern epic of love and terrorism, loss and reinvention—a powerful, timely story told with the daring and panache that make Salman Rushdie a force of light in our dark new age.<br /><br /><b>Praise for <i>The Golden House</i></b><br /><br />“If you read a lot of fiction, you know that every once in a while you stumble upon a book that transports you, telling a story full of wonder and leaving you marveling at how it ever came out of the author’s head. <i>The Golden House</i> is one of those books. . . . [It] tackles more than a handful of universal truths while feeling wholly original.”<b>—<i>The Associated Press</i></b><br />  <br /> “<i>The Golden House</i> . . . ranks among Rushdie’s most ambitious and provocative books [and] displays the quicksilver wit and playful storytelling of Rushdie’s best work.”<b>—<i>USA Today</i></b><br />  <br /> “[<i>The Golden House</i>] is a recognizably Rushdie novel in its playfulness, its verbal jousting, its audacious bravado, its unapologetic erudition, and its sheer, dazzling brilliance.”<b>—<i>The Boston Globe</i></b>
Unqualified
by Anna Faris

Language

English

Pages

315

Publication Date

October 24, 2017

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<b>Anna Faris has advice for you. And it’s great advice, because she’s been through it all, and she wants to tell you what she’s learned. </b><br /><br />After surviving an awkward childhood (when she bribed the fastest boy in the third grade with ice cream), navigating dating and marriage in Hollywood, and building a podcast around romantic advice, Anna has plenty of lessons to share: Advocate for yourself. Know that there are wonderful people out there and that a great relationship is possible. And, finally, don’t date magicians.<br /><br />Her comic memoir, <i>Unqualified</i>, shares Anna’s candid, sympathetic, and entertaining stories of love lost and won. Part memoir—including stories about being “the short girl” in elementary school, finding and keeping female friends, and dealing with the pressures of the entertainment industry and parenthood—part humorous, unflinching advice from her hit podcast, <i>Anna Faris Is Unqualified</i>, the book will reveal Anna’s unique take on how to master the bizarre, chaotic, and ultimately rewarding world of love.<br /><br />Hilarious, honest, and useful, <i>Unqualified </i>is the book Anna’s fans have been waiting for.
The Great Gasbag: An A-to-Z Study Guide to Surviving Trump World
by Joy Behar

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English

Pages

272

Publication Date

October 24, 2017

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<p>One of our most beloved comedians, the brilliantly witty and outspoken star of <em>The View</em>, hits the most unpopular President ever elected where it hurts—and makes us laugh and cheer—in this hilarious alphabetical guide to everything that’s wrong with the "Orange One," Donald Trump.</p><p>Put down the knife, lock away the gun, lay aside the noose, Joy Behar is here to save you from suicide as she hot walks you through the next four years (two if we are lucky, less if liberal dreams come true). Besides despair, the sane response to the insanity in the White House is laughter. On her hit ABC daytime show <em>The View</em>, Joy has been blunt in her condemnation of the comb over-in-chief, and her words have electrified and inspired millions in the resistance for whom #notmypresident has become a rallying cry.</p><p><em>The Great Gasbag</em> is Joy’s answer to the hell that is the Trump Orange House. Structured as an A-Z guide (G is for Gold . . . en shower; P is for Pence and pussy-grabbing; T is for Tweets; Twits, and Twats, etc.), Joy, joined by <em>New York Times</em> bestselling humor author Larry Amoros, offers much-needed doses of levity and humor for everyone determined to #resist. With a major network television profile and a social media audience in the millions, this fearlessly confident star has a powerful platform to entertain Americans of all stripes—from Never Trumpers to fired-up progressives—as she takes on the worst president since . . . well, since ever.</p>

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