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Pragmatic Karate
By Mark Jennings
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 54,080. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Can training in the martial arts help you in everyday life? In Pragmatic Karate Mark Jennings argues that it certainly can. Provided you have a thorough grounding in the principles of this ancient fighting art and take the right approach, both physically and mentally, the karate moves you learn in the dojo can prove invaluable in a confrontation. This is a detailed work from a karate practitioner
The Next Point
By Jesse Pentecost
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,950. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Tennis
Stemming from the apparently rare conviction that sports writing can actually be entertaining, The Next Point features the finest tennis writing on the scene today. This volume includes profiles of present and past players, enthralling accounts of classic and current matches, along with probing and often hilarious analysis of the sports media.
Day Tripping: Kayak Wisconsin Door County Peninsula Bluffs, Beaches, Lighthouses, and Shipwrecks
By Babs Malchow Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,560. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking
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20 day paddles with GPS coordinates for small watercraft launch sites, public accesses and restaurants with beach landings along the way. The fun to read guide shares the most dramatic bluffs, hidden beaches, lighthouses, entertaining history, coastal landmarks, and 15 shipwreck locations visible from kayaks. This is why Wisconsin's Door Peninsula is a premier kayaking destination.
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By Daphne Pareas
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 86,540. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Triathalon
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American Racer
By Dakota Franklin
Series: Ruthless to Win. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,830. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
“Yes, I know, I sneer at the psychopaths I compete against on tracks. But I just hide my own nature better under a veneer of cool intelligence and urbane good manners. Attack my child or my women, and I will kill you. Slowly. And my sleep will not be delayed one minute by your demise.” — Bobby Solara in AMERICAN RACER by Dakota Franklin
100 Years Of Baseball: The Intimate And Dramatic Story Of Modern Baseball
By Andy Gondle
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 80,390. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014 and represented by Ash Meson. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
For a full-fledged history of professional baseball with all its crises, climaxes and heroes 100 Years of Baseball is a book that will excite you like no other.
ПУТЕШЕСТВИЕ В УВЛЕКАТЕЛЬНЫЙ МИР ФУТБОЛА Стратегия и тактика на практике
By Carlos Urze
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 21,060. Language: Russian. Published: February 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Field Sports
Это яркое описание воображаемой игры в футбол, где стратегия и тактика показаны на практике. Амбиции, интриги, деньги, жадность, хитрость и уловки – основные ингредиенты. Не существует никакой теории, читатель должен увлечься чтением, наблюдая, что случится, и сделать свои выводы. Мораль этой истории: «храбрый воин никогда не должен падать. Если он не мёртв, то должен хотя бы попытаться встать на
How to Fix Basketball Games
By Arnold Popkin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,240. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
Changing a few rules in basketball will make the game much fairer and more enjoyable. The major changes concern intentional fouls near the end of a game and the fouling out rule. Other subjects discussed include changes in time outs, changing the shot clock to 24 or 30 seconds, and better use of replay. Logical explanations for change are given, and fairness is the most important criterion.
Ruthless to Win: Omnibus One
By Dakota Franklin
Series: Ruthless to Win. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 360,850. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
RUTHLESS TO WIN OMNIBUS ONE comprising TROUBLESHOOTER LE MANS RACING JUSTICE by Dakota Franklin • Dakota Franklin WINS Best Action/Adventure at Best Independent EBook Awards • Dakota Franklin's series RUTHLESS TO WIN has already won awards and enthusiastic reviews for fascinating characters and rivetting action.
Queen of Indy
By Dakota Franklin
Series: Ruthless to Win. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 144,650. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Alongside its terrifying thrills, QUEEN of INDY counts among its other excitements a super love story and a seamlessly integrated insider’s look at the creation of a great auto racing team to contest the greatest automobile race in the world. As expected in every Dakota Franklin thriller, QUEEN of INDY abounds in sharply drawn characters on the edge of psychopathology—or over it.
Racing Justice
By Dakota Franklin
Series: Ruthless to Win. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,980. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
In a year which will change Simon Aron’s life forever, his friendship and loyalty will be tested by every woman he ever knew, and one will betray him. Mallory, an old girlfriend with whom he raced a Cobra while they were at college, has been kidnapped by a brutal mobster in the pay of Fred Minster to keep her out of Le Mans, the top endurance race in the world.
To Dance With Death (A Practical Guide To Mastering The Art Of The Sword)
By Thomas Foster
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,760. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
This is an instructional manual on the proper use of the sword. You will learn everything you need to know about the swords use within these pages. This book is not written to be a philosophical work, it teaches the use of the sword as weapon, for killing other men, it's that simple. The gifts one gains from the swords use only come from learning it authentically, and that is what I teach.
Dog Team to Dawson: A Quest for the Cosmic Bannock and Other Yukon Stories
By Bruce Batchelor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,850. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Agio Publishing House. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Dog racing
"Dog Team to Dawson" is a nostalgic collection of four true Yukon stories written by bestselling author Bruce Batchelor. The title story is the account of two young people travelling by dog team, tackling a long-abandoned Gold Rush era route. This book is the prequel to "Nine Dog Winter", providing readers of that classic account with earlier adventures into the heart and soul of Canada's North.
Sochi Olympics Prayer Guide
By Patty Thomas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,580. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Prayerbooks / General
The Sochi Olympics has severe threats of terrorism looming over the games and venues. Open war is happening all around the area. In one heartbeat, thousands of lives could be affected. We need to cover the people and places with continual and fervent prayers. This prayer guide addresses the physical and spiritual issues of the area and of the Olympic Games. It is unique in style and approach.
Random Thoughts of a Stupid Man
By Michael Turnbull
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,300. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Volleyball
This is my first attempt at writing a book. I have always been told I tell a pretty good story so I thought I would try to put it to print. I’ve been told I sometimes master making a short story long and I would like to think I can on occasion make a long story short.
Bumbling Through Paradise
By Jerrold Thacker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,170. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
This book is a series of short vignettes about the eight years an inexperienced middle-aged couple spent on their 37' sailboat Hyperion. For six of those years the boat was their only home as they happily cruised the Caribbean. During the years they cruised and lived on the boat, they encountered many problems and obstacles, some even life-threatening. This book recounts many of these events.
The Ashippun Trap
By Doug Welch
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,760. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014 by Black Rose Writing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
From right field of the sparse Ashippun's Fireman's Park to the vacated County Stadium dugout of the Braves final Milwaukee home game in 1965, The Ashippun Trap takes readers on a wild nostalgic ride using a unique blend of baseball fiction and extensively-researched baseball fact.
The Simple Survival Smart Book
By Patrick Shrier
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,000. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
The perfect quick reference for survival situations. When you are stuck in a bad situation this is the reference you want to have in your rucksack.
End Game: An Olympic Viewer's Guide to Curling
By Kevin Palmer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,390. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
The essential guide for watching curling. From the basics and a brief history lesson to detailed explanation of strategy so you can watch from home as the ultimate couch skip. Includes diagrams, charts and over 30 analyzed situations to make you more prepared than the players on the ice. All lightly coated with the same humour found in the author's award winning articles for The Curling News.
Sequins and Scandals: Reflections on Figure Skating, Culture, and the Philosophy of Sport
By M.G. Piety
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,770. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 by Gegensatz Press. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sociology of Sports
Is figure skating sport or art? Is the judging corrupt? Why has figure skating's popularity gone into a death spiral? These beautiful essays address these questions and more. Informed by the author's training in philosophy and her familiarity with the work of noted dance critics, this book will help you glide effortlessly to a deeper understanding of the mysterious world of figure skating.