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Running After Spaghetti by Dr. Evan S. Fiedler & Casey Sell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,840. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Essays
A nonfiction journey exposing the mental and physical strength to accomplish once-thought-impossible goals. Casey Sell brings recipes to the table while struggling to prepare for and run a race distance she has never been physically able to attempt. And I describe in crazy twists and turns finishing 12 miles to running 14 consecutive weeks of 100 miles/week with one goal - to finish one race.
Never Light a Match in the Outhouse: Funny Stories from Cottage Country by Matt Jackson
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 53,000. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Essays
Since 2006, Summit Studios has been publishing travel and outdoor humor anthologies, including bestselling titles "Mugged by a Moose," "A Beaver is Eating My Canoe," and "Never Trust a Smiling Bear." In the pages of "Never Light a Match in the Outhouse," readers can now join twenty-nine writers as they share hilarious tales about the lighter side of the cottaging experience.
Outside Duluth by Eric Chandler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,680. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Essays, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Outdoor Skills
Outside Duluth will take you on an armchair tour of one of the best regions for outdoor fun in the US. Join Eric Chandler as he takes you cross country skiing, biking, paddling, and running with his family near the head of Lake Superior. Chandler's stories are part essay, part guidebook and all fun. Find out why Outside Magazine named Duluth runner-up for the best adventure hub in the whole world!
Delirium: My Fascination for the 1978 World Cup Final by R.P. McQuillan
Price: Free! Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Essays(2.00 from 1 review)
The 1978 World Cup Final was one of the most spectacular but controversial sporting events in recent memory. All of Argentina, backed by the ruling military junta was willing them to win against a talented Dutch Team. This is my take on a truly gripping but heavily tarnished match and the events that surrounded it.
Attack of the Flying Squirrel People! by E. Steven Newby
Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Skydiving, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Essays
An award winning, comedic essay on the insane sport of wingsuit flying. It explores the history of the sport, the direction it's moving in, and the questionable sanity of its participants.
LASTCAR: The First Year-By-Year Chronicle of Last-Place Finishers in the NASCAR Cup Series (1949-2015) by Brock Beard
Series: LASTCAR, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,370. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Essays
LASTCAR.info’s Brock Beard pens his own history of the NASCAR Cup Series from the perspective of the series’ last-place finishers, providing detailed analysis of every season run from 1949 through 2015.
Sensible Places: Essays on Place, Time, & Countryside by GMW Wemyss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,750. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 18, 2012 by Bapton Books. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Essays
The countryman's calendar; life in sprung rhythm. The West Country's beloved essayist writes of his countryside, of chalk streams, white horses and ancient henges, eccentric neighbours, village life, village cricket, and Evensong. An instant country classic.
More Than a Tug of War by William Kim
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,610. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Essays
In the fall of 1999, forty freshmen at Hope College took part in the Pull, a tradition with over a century of history that began as a tug-of-war but has become much more. They find themselves pushed to their limits until they discover within themselves the limitless strength of the human spirit. This true story chronicles the 03 Pull Team as they learn for themselves what the Pull is all about.
Fall Off the Couch Laughing by Joan H. Young
Series: Get Off the Couch, Book 2. Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Essays, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Ten humorous essays, most of which were previously published as newspaper columns. Themes have to do with outdoor recreation and are illustrated with photos by the author. (txt version not recommended, as the photos are a big part of the experience)
Revista EnCubierta - Julio de 2012 by EnCubierta
Price: $1.90 USD. Words: 18,060. Language: Spanish. Published: June 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Essays
EnCubierta es la primera revista dedicada a los libros digitales. Se publica el primer lunes de cada mes e incluye en cada número contenido exclusivo: capítulos y extractos de ebooks y entrevistas con los autores. Este número de EnCubierta está dedicado a la relación entre deporte y literatura y contiene entrevistas a Enric González y Guillermo Samperio, entre otros.
An AFTMA fairy tale. by Tim Rolston
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,920. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Essays
A collection of fly-fishing related stories based on the most popular posts from "The Fishing Gene" blog, revised and updated into a more convenient reading format. Information on fly tying, fictional tales of fly-fishing and thoughts on subjects ranging from why fish are so smart to the perennial question of "What about the Hook?". A light hearted romp through a wide variety of subjects.
Woodlands, Waterways and Mother Nature by Bob Ballantyne
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,480. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Essays
Collected herein is a series of short essays designed for the casual reading – and edification – of outdoors-oriented folks, be they anglers or hunters, hikers or campers, or students of basic ecology.
Bullfighting and Evolution by Jack Nelson
Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Essays
The author explores ancient and future aspects of bullfighting, its meanings and importance aside from the bloody show itself.