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Idiot Afloat, Book I, Living and Cruising on Wishbone, Ultramarine Blue and My Detour
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,420. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
This story takes the reader through three years of cruising the Bahamas, the Florida Keys and Cuba. The writer, Sharon Lehnert, a Lake Ontario sailor and racer, had to learn how to live on a cruising boat, as a single-handed sailor, sometimes with novice crew. Sharon made many mistakes, and her adventures, often funny, are a cautionary tale for those setting out for southern salty waters.
A Baguette a Day: My First Year in Saint Antonin
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 214,680. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
T. D. Lake along with his partner, Linnea, and their golden retriever, Beau, take a leap of faith into the unknown when they move from Arizona to Saint Antonin-Noble-Val, a rural village in southwest France. A Baguette a Day is a must-read for anyone thinking about moving to France. It is loaded with anecdotes that will enlighten every reader about life in France and how the French live it.
Follow Your Bliss: Road Trip into Central America
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,040. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Photographer Jorn Vangoidtsenhoven (vangophotos.com) and his wife quit their jobs, sold their house, bought an RV, and hit the road full-time to explore Mexico and Central America. This book describes their experiences traveling with their two year old dog: from Mexico all the way south to the Panama Canal on a 150-day road trip.
When The Wind Blows, Extraordinary Adventures With A Deadly Twist
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,980. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Buying an ex drug-smuggling boat in Grand Cayman is the start of crazy escapades. Maggi & Robin quit work to set sail across the South Pacific to Australia. From the Caribbean and perils of Panama, to exotic South Sea islands and a devastating cyclone in the Coral Sea peaking in a dramatic helicopter rescue from the ocean. Powerfully told, it’s funny, tragic, romantic and gripping.
Dancing Feat: One Man's Mission to Dance Like a Colombian
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,680. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Dancing Feat is the story of one Englishman's attempt to deal with his appalling dance ability – by dancing his way round Colombia. Join inveterate dance coward Neil Bennion as he romps through this land of swashbuckling peaks and luscious coastlines, learning new dances as he goes. When he’s not doing everything in his power to avoid them, that is.
Walking on Ice
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,290. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Walking on Ice is part romantic memoir, part travelogue and part “girl’s own adventure”. The tale begins in the warm climes of New Zealand in the South Pacific when an on-line friendship between an American & a New Zealander blossoms into romance, and concludes among the Eskimo in the wintry wilds of remote Alaska. A book for adventurous romantics and arm-chair travellers alike.
Confessions of a Hostie 3 - More true stories of an International Flight Attendant
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,940. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fasten seatbelts, ensure your seat is fully upright, tray-table stowed and come fly with Danielle in this third installment of turbulent tales of life in the sky: With thrilling crew and passenger stories, valuable tips for potential 'hosties', revelations of her own initial (failed) attempts to join airlines, and perceptive insights into life above and below the clouds - prepare for takeoff...
Over the Ocean and to the Links: A Golfer's Journey
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,420. Language: American English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
The purpose in writing this book was to inspire, and guide, other solitary or small groups of golfers to follow their dreams and experience the unique joy of golf in Scotland. I am just a regular working guy, not wealthy or well to do, just a person who clips store coupons for the local grocery store and simply enjoys the game of golf.
Silicon Valley Monk: From Metaphysics to Reality on the Buddhist Path
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Price: Free! Words: 102,580. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
"Silicon Valley Monk" is a memoir of one man's attempt to wake up amid the reality distortion field of Silicon Valley - and his own mind.
The Fox Trails: A Bicycle Adventure Along the Mississippi River
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 110,800. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A true story of a man's quest to live in harmony with nature in modern-day America.
Gullible's Troubles
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,800. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing
A charming and engaging tale of a couple's adventures through France and Sicily in a temperamental camper van, with a little England, Wales and Italy for good measure. Packed with amusing anecdotes and local colour, Gullible's Troubles is the perfect holiday read - humour, tragedy, history, geography, cats, dogs, sunshine, lots of fun and a seafood recipe.
I Sold My Gold Tooth for Gas Money: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,580. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Traveling is not for the timid of heart. What can go wrong often does, as twenty-six road warriors relate in this book. Whether it's driving across Canada at Christmastime or journeying to remote corners of the planet, you'll alternately laugh, cringe, giggle and feel inspired by these writers, and the often bizarre and extraordinary circumstances they find themselves in.
A Bear Stole My Fishing Boat: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 54,610. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
What happens when your trip goes awry? When your sandal-clad foot steps in the cow dung? Perhaps you too have watched with disbelief as your travel plans fell apart, and have been tempted to look up at the cosmos and cry, “Why me?” Join our posse of twenty-five traveling scribes as they endure some of the weirdest, wackiest, and most comic moments of misadventure you are ever likely to read about.
Never Trust a Smiling Bear: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 50,990. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The fifth volume in Summit Studios bestselling travel and outdoor humor series. Join thirty-one intrepid travel writers who will take you on a journey from Alaska to the Amazon to the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. It’s another helping of zany, absurd and downright preposterous tales of misadventure, some of which are hardly believable.
A Beaver is Eating My Canoe: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 54,860. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Have you ever felt like the Universe is laughing at you? Like you’re the butt of some great cosmic joke? Fear not! You are not alone. In this long-awaited sequel to Mugged by a Moose, we hope you’ll find a feeling of kinship with our twenty-five free-spirited wanderers as they relate some of their craziest, wackiest, funniest and most inspiring tales of travel from the far side of beyond.
Mugged by a Moose: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 51,830. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Is a bad day spent outside really better than a good day at the office? This collection of twenty-three short stories, written by twenty semi-intrepid adventurers, aims to answer that question. Alternately laugh, cringe, giggle and feel inspired by our writers as they tell some of the most outrageous tales from the Great Outdoors you've ever heard.
An Italian Village - a perspective on life beside lake Como
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Series: Paul Wright's Italian adventures ยท Earlswood Press Life Stories. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,340. Language: British English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Earlswood Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
British ex-pat Paul Wright tells of his life as an artist in a village beside Italy's Lake Como. Occasionally, he visits a group of retired men to catch up on local gossip and takes part in food festivals, although one, involving the eating a lot of rather muddy frogs, turns out rather different from what he expected!
The Five Minute Wine Book
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,590. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014 by Bev Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Wine
Tony Aspler says he is a wine evangelist, not a critic. Here he celebrates the pleasures of the grape and shares nuggets of wisdom. He offers tips for bluffing the best wine snobs, describes flying wine-serving Angels in Las Vegas, and can even use wine to fish. He recounts wine peccadillos of the powerful and shares details on the history and production of wine. Enjoy, glass in hand!
Executive Moves
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,290. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Executive Moves is a captivating account of the life of Mobil Corporation executive Peter Hoverkamp and his wife, Christel. During a career with Mobil that spanned over thirty years, Peter and his wife moved around the northeast and then from the U.S. to live in England, Indonesia, Norway, Saudi Arabia and Qatar and provided the opportunity to reconnect with her lifelong friends in Germany.
Sicily, A Captive Land
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,250. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Part political critique, part travelogue, Sicily, a captive land will evoke compassion for ordinary Sicilians and outrage at the havoc long wreaked in their lives.