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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.
2014 Longhorn Football Prospectus: Thinking Texas Football
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,540. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(5.00 from 1 review)
This 2014 Texas football preview is a season companion, reference guide, and resource for the entire football season. Our goal is to present a rational, entertaining assessment of Longhorn Football, Texas opponents, and the Big 12 Conference, while imparting a more comprehensive and deeper understanding of the game, so that you can enjoy game day, and our Longhorns, all the more. Hook 'em
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.
WARNING: Professional Sports Don't Make Millionaires
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 25,330. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business
In part 1 of a 3 book series, “Warning: Professional Sports Don’t Make Millionaires”, the story futures a rookie super star athlete who recently was drafted to play professional basketball. Joining him on this journey is his veteran teammate, who turned into his mentor teaching critical business strategies on how to excel in his professional career from a business perspective.
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?
Discipleship with Horses - Journey of Joy
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,510. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
Christian Horse Training (CHT) is discipleship with horses, and describes, teaches, and shares how the same principles of your journey of joy with Jesus Christ can be used to offer leadership to a horse to bring it into delightful and confidant fellowship with you, a worthy master. "Discipleship with Horses- Journey of Joy" is both an inspirational and practical book.
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.
AC Milan: The Last Dynasty The Story of the Ancelotti Era
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 78,510. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
Follow AC Milan from their triumph at Old Trafford in 2003 to their epic collapse on a cold night in Istanbul and their road to redemption which ended two years later in Athens. They were the last dynasty of a football club with a proud winning history on the continent and their demise ushered in an era of uncertainty at the club which is still felt to this day
Senior Tennis... Strokes, Strategies, Rules and Remedies
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Price: $9.63 USD. Words: 87,120. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Tennis
Senior Tennis... Strokes, Strategies, Rules and Remedies
Bowties & Bowl Games 2014 SEC Football Preview
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 122,470. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(5.00 from 1 review)
A comprehensive preview for the upcoming 2014 Southeastern Conference football season. Former football coach Nicholas Ian Allen provides observations, insight and analysis for all 14 SEC programs, including position-by-position breakdowns, coaching info, schedule analysis and in-depth feature articles. It's the best pre-season resource available for the country's most passionate football fans.
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.
Fantasy Football for Smart People: Daily Fantasy Pros Reveal Their Money-Making Secrets
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,320. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Fantasy Football for Smart People: Daily Fantasy Pros Reveal Their Money-Making Secrets is the first book to truly dig deep inside the minds of daily fantasy football's most lucrative players--the ones raking in full-time salaries playing the game you love. You'll learn exactly how the experts go about researching, projecting players, and creating their daily fantasy sports lineups each week.
The Floating Brush: Learning Japanese Shodo from a Kendo Master
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 22,530. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by Kamel Press. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Dan Popp had the good fortune to meet Duk Yeong Kim Sensei in 1990, and what transpired was a 17yr journey of studying traditional Japanese Kendo (Way of the Sword) and Shodo (Way of the Brush). THE FLOATING BRUSH presents the ancient Japanese art of Shodo and provides a glimpse of how he learned this aesthetic art form and includes examples of his sensei’s art as well as Dan’s own over the years.
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.