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Desert Spring - Learning to Love and Preserve Wild Arizona
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,630. Language: American English. Published: July 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This is a colorful first-hand account of one person's journey from a New Jersey-Manhattan commuter to a desert trekker and then advocate for one of Arizona's most successful land preservation programs. The story includes evocative narrative about the author’s many desert adventures, as well as the hard-fought battles involved in the preservation of natural areas threatened by development.
Climbing Back
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,260. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
My heart is pounding, I try to relax and focus as I sit on a start line of my World Championship race. Years earlier my heart pounded for a very different reason, I was cold, alone and shaking in pain. I wondered if I would survive the night. After falling 200ft hours earlier, I thought my dream of racing internationally would never happen. This inspiring story describes how I climbed back.
The Unforgettable World Cup: 31 Days of Triumph and Heartbreak in Brazil
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Price: Free! Words: 38,820. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The 2014 World Cup brought with it excitement, drama, artistry and disappointment -- both on and off the field. This e-book from The Wall Street Journal collects dispatches from our coverage of the sights, sounds and culture of the world's favorite sport as seen in Brazil, its spiritual home.
Go Go Gato
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Series: An Eli Sharpe Mystery, Book 1. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 78,250. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014 by Camel Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When “Go Go” Gato, a young Cuban baseball player, goes missing mid-season, his agent hires PI Eli Sharpe to investigate. Eli, an ex-player himself, delves into Go Go’s secret life, which includes a drug problem, a rich society girlfriend, and a druggie single-mom fiancée. Eli is determined to locate the young man before one of the nasty people in his life--or his own bad habits--do him in.
Sport in America — Builder of Character or “Characters”?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,640. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
This book looks specifically at the practice in the United States of permitting the type of sport competition in which fair play, honesty, and sportsmanship actually decline in the course of a university experience. The author also explores the belief of most that winning is the only thing that matters rules supreme, as well as the lack of intramural athletics in the schools, etc.
Möten med Internet Generationen
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Series: Från Konsumtion till Internet i en Värld av Elektricitet, Andra Boken. Price: Free! Words: 100,180. Language: Swedish. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
En sak som konfunderat mig under de år jag rest är att den unga generationen skiljer sig så enormt från tidigare generationer. Jag hade träffat dem vid flera tillfällen och jag har en son som föddes 1991 vars uppväxt jag följt på nära håll. Varför denna otroliga skillnad? Kunde det vara Internet, och i så fall, varför? Vad är det som gör att vi har en generation som har så hög empatiförmåga?
He Came Looking For Me - A true story of hope and redemption
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,090. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
What do the story of an unwanted horse and the promise of a mansion in Heaven have in common? A true tale told by the horse and trainer who lived it. If you loved Black Beauty this is a book for you - and it's real. No matter how desperate or hopeless you believe your circumstance today, there is hope. Shiner's story proves the truth of John 14:2. Second title of Amazing Grays Trilogy.
Every Day Above A New Horizon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,410. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Amusement & theme parks
John Davison sets out to recreate Robert Louis Stevenson’s 1878 journey across the south of France. Meeting kind, generous people (interspersed with the occasional idiot whom even a saint would want to throttle), battling bad weather and equipment failure, never losing his sense of the absurd, John heads through the hills towards journey’s end: the golden city down on the plain.
One Girl, One Team, One City: The Best of metsgrrl.com, 2006-2012: An eBook Anthology
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,500. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
One Girl, One Team, One City: the best of metsgrrl.com is a passionate celebration of both baseball and the ups and downs of dedicated baseball fandom.
Boots Poffenberger: Hurler, Hero, Hellraiser
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,400. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
What is a "Boots Poffenberger"? You mean "The Baron"? The "Prince of Pilsner"? Only one of baseball's original Wild and Crazy Guys, that's who. The one with the major league record for laughs per career innings pitched. Travel with Boots on his journey across the baseball landscape - from Detroit to Brooklyn to Nashville to the Marines in WWII to years as a local hero in the semi-pros.
Find Me A Woman
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,830. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014 by Assent Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
This time the quarterback didn't go for the cheerleader. He loves the girl in the stands with toddler stains on her shirt. The girl he never noticed, right in front of his nose.
Big Ban Theory: Elementary Essence Applied to Phosphorus, the Holy Hand Grenade, and Sunflower Diaries 12th, Volume 15
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Series: Big Ban Theory, Book 11. Price: Free! Words: 28,190. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Fortune telling
Volume 15 is a continuation of Volume 14 covering a republication of "Sunflower Diaries," Volume 12. It also shows another example of "mathematical flanking" using calendar dates from 2013 to pair with up with news articles on 7/2 of 2014. It shows the numbers 5/25 liste in the last 2 volumes manifesting in a "Prediction" by Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz. It also cites the Superman theme.
Big Ban Theory: Elementary Essence Applied to Silicon, Wrath of God, and Sunflower Diaries 11th, Volume 14
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Series: Big Ban Theory, Book 10. Price: Free! Words: 32,600. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Numerology
Volume 14 is a continuation of Volume 13 that covers news articles for 7/1 of 2014. It republishes "Sunflower Diaries," Volume 11. it talks about the 1/28 calendar date linked to Chris Wondolowski of the USA team that was defeated by Belgium and the number tags linked to the loss. This volume introduces "Mathematical Flanking" of calendar dates with 2013 numbers reinforcing 2014 calendar dates.
The Spokesman
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 65,460. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Death, dirty money and cycling. Faced with the sudden death of his wife and children, ‘The Spokesman’ is a story of how one man takes on a long, difficult, and largely unplanned, journey to try to come to terms with his loss.
Campeões para Sempre - 1994 - A História, os Gols, a Conquista
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,030. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Soccer
“Campeões para Sempre - 1994” conta a trajetória da Seleção Brasileira de futebol na Copa do Mundo dos Estados Unidos, desde a preparação até a conquista da Taça FIFA. Resultado de uma ampla pesquisa que resgata as principais jogadas de cada partida disputada e retrata os detalhes de todos os gols que levaram o Brasil ao seu tetracampeonato. Prefácio de Roberto Assaf.
2014 New York Giants Almanac
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,360. Language: American English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Complete preview of the New York Giants' 2014 NFL Season. The Almanac includes an overview, the schedule, a look at new offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo, a breakdown of the West Coast Offense McAdoo will bring to New York, a look at the Giants' 2014 NFL Draft, a breakdown of the NFC East, thoughts on former Giants Michael Strahan becoming a Hall of Famer and much more.
Campeões para Sempre - 1970 - A História, os Gols, a Conquista
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Soccer
“Campeões para Sempre - 1970” conta a trajetória da Seleção Brasileira de futebol na Copa do Mundo do México, desde a preparação até a conquista definitica da Taça Jules Rimet. Resultado de uma ampla pesquisa que resgata as principais jogadas de cada partida disputada e retrata os detalhes de todos os gols que levaram o Brasil ao seu tricampeonato. Prefácio de Roberto Assaf.
Campeões para Sempre - 2002 - A História, os Gols, a Conquista
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Price: Free! Words: 27,650. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Soccer
“Campeões para Sempre - 2002” conta a trajetória da Seleção Brasileira de futebol na Copa do Mundo Japão/Coreia, desde a preparação até a conquista da Taça FIFA. Resultado de uma ampla pesquisa que resgata as principais jogadas de cada partida disputada e retrata os detalhes de todos os gols que levaram o Brasil ao seu pentacampeonato. Prefácio de Roberto Assaf.
Trail of Second Chances
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,650. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
A high-octane adventure on a wild Montana mountain as one girl finds herself racing for her life against a malignant fire. Coached by her father and frustrated by his efforts to hold her back, Becca Hawthorne dreams of competing in the Olympics. She earned her chance to test herself against the best runners in the Pacific Northwest. But now she faces a tougher opponent than even the fastest girl.
Dude, Where's the Win?
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,150. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Tennis
To you, dear reader, I am deeply honored that you have selected “Dude, Where’s the Win?” In these pages, you will go behind the scenes to visit players – including some you have never heard of - who have contributed to the sport of tennis, and in so doing, found personal wins. More importantly, you will discover some things about yourself here that you will find both revealing and motivating.