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Always Take Your Rifle
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 47,400. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
Always Take Your Rifle is a collection of short articles on hunting and fishing drawn from the author's adventures in the outdoors. From the poignant "Living and Dying in Four Wheel Drive" to the comical "Why do I Always get a Defective One?", the stories span a twenty-five year history of his days afield. Scattered throughout the book are some of the author's favorite wild game recipes.
A Night of Yowling Dogs
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
In this outdoor adventure tale, two hikers venture into the Colorado backcountry, for a short walk to a place called Slatetop Mountain. For Lewis and Marisa, events do not pan out like they planned, as the daylight excursion turns into an unforgettable night.
Coffee Break anyone?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Beverages - Coffee & Tea
Have you ever wondered what the difference is between various coffee drinks at a coffee bar wuth all of those special names? What about all those coffees on the grocery shelves? What is the difference between the European blends, American Blends, Espresso and Kona Coffees? Have they only been given special names or are they different in flavors and tastes. You can find a brief discription here.
The Second Fly Caster: Fatherhood, Recovery and an Unforgettable Tournament
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Erik is proud that his father is a great fly caster, but then an unexpected outcome of a casting tournament leaves Erik questioning what once seemed to be only a sport. Years later, these questions deepen when Erik’s ideals are crushed by war. He struggles with his demons, until a discovery leads him to new meanings of fly casting. Through their prism, Erik sees the world in a forgiving light.
Fishing the Grayling
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,830. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
The peculiar and indescribable charm and fascination of grayling fishing has been realized by those few whose tastes lie in the direction of this preeminently winter pastime. The fish, indeed, has been designated the 'Lorelei' of the river, and rightly so.
Skiing With God
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 98,540. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
In Heaven, there are 8,143 ski resorts. Ski enthusiast Joy heard rumors Heaven offered every type of skiing ever imagined and after skiing with God—that’s her job now, she knows these tales to be true. Part Zen, part Catholic, part fantasy, and part true, Skiing With God will keep skiing and its memories alive—especially when winter is months away or where snow is many miles down the road.
Be Brave, Be Strong: A Journey Across the Great Divide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,090. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
This is an inspiring and often harrowing account of Jill Homer's record-breaking, 2,740-mile mountain bike ride from Canada to Mexico along the Great Divide. The book follows the thrilling adventure, grueling physical challenges, and emotional turmoil of an ordinary person trying to do something extraordinary.
The Survival Kit
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Price: Free! Words: 110. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
This comic is a great resource for building your own Survival Kit.
The Black Men and Steven Spielberg
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,970. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011 by White Sun Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Semi-autobiographical but mostly fantastical essay on growing up in the outdoors of California in the 1970s, and the importance of having family just as quirky and not-quirky as you are. A coming of age story not really about adolescence, but maybe about being an oddball among oddballs.
The Full Quiver: Devotions for Bowhunters
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,530. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
God has graciously given us all we need for life and holiness. Do you see that your quiver is full? The Full Quiver is a 31-day devotional that expresses spiritual truths illuminated by lessons learned in the field. Brennan Koch merges his love of bowhunting and his passion for the Lord by uncovering biblical truths illustrated through his hunting experiences.