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The 2014 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook
By Jay Blue
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 90,100. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The 2014 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook is the complete guide to the Toronto Blue Jays Minor Leagues. This book in unprecedented in size and scope and covers everything in the Jays' minor league system from the Buffalo Bisons to the Dominican Summer League. The book features over 250 player profiles, team profiles, a 2013 draft report and much, much more.
Dry Land: Winning After 20 Years at Sea with the Pittsburgh Pirates
By Charlie Wilmoth
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,930. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Dry Land follows fans of the Pittsburgh Pirates through the team's first winning season in two decades. Along the way, Bucs Dugout's Charlie Wilmoth explains how the Pirates finally built a team strong enough to end the streak with a 94-win season and a playoff run.
A Warm Sea - Dreaming of Sailing and Making It Happen: Tales of our cruising life in the Mediterranean
By Ben Ho
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 86,490. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
This is the whimsical story of a couple who left their comfortable suburban life and embarked on a journey of exploration and self-discovery by living on board their sailboat and cruising the Mediterranean. It is about the challenges and delights of the cruising life, the cultures and histories from the Middle East to the Tuscan Islands, the friendly people they met, and the irresistible cuisines.
Youth Double Wing: A Winning Youth Offense
By Jack Gregory
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 52,300. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This book covers how to implement it, coach it, and utilize it with a variety of youth football teams. The system as been field tested for over ten years by not only the author but from coaches around the country who sing its praise. The system is simple, efficient, and effective while teaching the core fundamentals.
From Peach Baskets to Dance Halls and the Not-so-Stern NBA
By Evan Weiner
Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,530. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
The 21st century version of the National Basketball Association will never be confused with the various leagues that cropped up after Dr. James Naismith came up with a game in the fall of 1891 at a Springfield, Massachusetts YMCA. Dr. Naismith put up some peach baskets and gave 18 players a soccer ball and the game of "basket ball" was born. A century later, basketball was a global sensation.
America's Passion: How a Coal Miner's Game Became the NFL in the 20th Century
By Evan Weiner
Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,150. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(4.00 from 1 review)
The National Football League is the premier sport in the United States. But it always wasn't that way. Author Evan Weiner takes us back to the days when the NFL was a mom and pop store operation with the players and others who witnessed the league's growth first hand. The game started in the coal mines in western Pennsylvania and is a multi-billion dollar business today.
Running Technique
By Brian Martin
Series: Running Technique Tips. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 63,990. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training
(5.00 from 11 reviews)
A practical guide for distance runners to learn and train for the fundamentals of good running technique. Recognize problems with running form that cause injury, or frustrate achievement of your goals. A complete framework of coordination training, mental cues and a training philosophy to improve running technique. Foreword by Philo Saunders PhD, Senior Physiologist, Australian Institute of Sport.
2013 Professional Baseball Umpire Corp. Umpire Manual
By Professional Baseball Umpire Corp.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,500. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013 by Professional Baseball Umpire Corp.. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The PBUC Manual is the definitive resource for all professional umpires. This manual contains the interpretations and clarifications to the Official Baseball Rules, instructions to umpires, rulings and guidelines (including actual plays), policies and practices, and standards of evaluation.
Skills and Drills:For the Practical Pistol Shooter
By Ben Stoeger
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 64,600. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Shooting
This book contains the live fire training methods of Ben Stoeger. Drawing on his experience at the top levels of competition and his experience teaching others, he has refined his methodology for years. This book is the culmination of those ideas and experiences. This is the most detailed and involved live-fire training manual ever produced for the USPSA/ISPC competitor.
The Art of Surfcasting with Lures
By Zeno Hromin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,400. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
Here is a book that will be considered the ultimate guide to surf fishing with lures for years to come. The first half of the book is loaded with information on gear, structure, tide, winds and moon periods. Additional chapters cover baitfish profiles, fishing strategies and what goes into a surfcaster's decision making process when selecting a lure and presenting it to structure.
How to Select, Equip and Maintain a Cruising Boat. The Series.
By John Champion
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,310. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
This book is a compilation of the authors other e books on cruising boats. The material is the same but makes it all available in one volume at a much lower price. Thirty seven different chapters beginning with comparing boats and the various aspects of different designs and builds. The buying process, equipping for a voyage and numerous practical articles; Easy reading with a humorous approach.
Cycling the Romantic Road from Würzburg to Füssen
By Neil Forsyth
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 50,970. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
The Romantic Road, one of Germany's most famous cycle routes connects Würzburg amongst the vineyards of the river Main to Ludwig II's world famous castle in Schwangau and Füssen along a string of historic cities and villages: Bad Mergentheim, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Dinkelsbühl, Nördlingen, Augsburg and Landsberg am Lech. 11 Maps.
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.
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
How To Grow An Orange: The Right Way To Brainwash Your Child Into Becoming A Syracuse Fan
By Sean Keeley
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,070. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
0.75 star(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Being a parent is hard. Make the wrong decisions and your child can grow up to do something terrible, like root for Georgetown. How To Grow An Orange shows every parent how to make sure that never happens...by providing them with everything they could ever possibly want to know about Syracuse University sports. No Orange fan should be without this guide to the people, places and history of SU.
David & Suzanne's Big Frickin' Canadian Motorcycle Adventure
By David Moore
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,530. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The trip began innocently enough. All they wanted was a simple, week-long vacation to celebrate their new freedom. How hard could that be? Armed with poor planning, poor judgment, laughter, love, and an optimism usually reserved for the perilously insane, our daring duo cast caution to the wind and headed straight into the heart of the deepest, darkest continent known to man: Canada.
Ghost Trails: Journeys Through a Lifetime
By Jill Homer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,200. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
0.5 star(3.50 from 2 reviews)
"Ghost Trails" is the true story of an ordinary person - timid, nonathletic, raised in the suburbs of Salt Lake City - and her unlikely route to one of the most difficult bicycle races in the world, a 350-mile epic along Alaska's frozen Iditarod trail. Through her struggles and intimate confrontations with her fears and weaknesses, she discovers the surprising destination of her life's trails.
Vagabond on a Bicycle
By Jim Hendrickson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,670. Language: American English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
Vagabond on a Bicycle comprises 16 articles describing my bicycle trips in/on Route 66, the Santa Fe Trail, the Natchez Trace, the Deep South of the United States, New England, Montana to Alaska, Maritime Canada, Washington state to Israel, Northern Europe, Eastern Hungary, South Africa, New Zealand, Tonga, the Cook Islands, and Central Chile.
Mystic Seafarer's Trail: Secrets behind the 7 Wonders, Titanic's Shoes, Captain Sisson's Gold, and Amelia Earhart's Wedding
By Lisa Saunders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,530. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Journey to and from the center of adventure--Mystic, Connecticut. Includes little known facts behind Mystic’s pizza, "7 Wonders," hurricanes, cemeteries and massacre, plus information on area shipwrecks, Amelia Earhart's wedding, Benedict Arnold’s treachery and Ernie the Ledge Light Ghost.