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Baby Grand Legacy
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Series: Desiree & Kevin Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 88,870. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
Formerly titled Baby Grand: The Beginning. Humble young hero Kevin Johnson, a small boy blessed with quick reflexes and nerves of steel, has to stay in rural Wisconsin with grandparents he’d met once. Isolation and boredom are on his agenda until he learns about a side of the family that had been hidden from him.
Bijeg u planine
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Price: Free! Words: 37,760. Language: Croatian. Published: October 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Snow sports
(5.00 from 1 review)
„Bijeg u planine“ je knjiga o počecima snowboarda u Hrvatskoj, ali to je isto tako i istinita priča o šarolikoj grupici individua koja je odlučila potražiti jedan drugačiji put. Ti inovativni klinci su okrenuli leđa gradu i svemu što on predstavlja, otisnuli se put planina, snijega i pokušali oživjeti one stare ideale poznate nam iz vremena hippy pokreta ili rock and roll revolucije šezdesetih.
Survival Guide for Beginners
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Price: Free! Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
(5.00 from 1 review)
Super storm Sandy ripped up the eastern seaboard of the United States, leaving death and destruction in its path. While everyone knew the storm's path, and when it would strike, people and the community as a whole were caught off guard by the devastation. Super storm sandy provides an example of why preparing for the worst-case scenario is the prudent path to take.
Who's on Second?
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Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
(5.00 from 1 review)
It was hard for Peanut to be a star player on the local baseball team, since she had never even got a chance to join them on the field. That all changed one day when a case of chicken pox suddenly struck some key teammates. Peanut did not go on to be a hall-of-famer; but she did leave her mark in the one game that she saved at the last minute, back when she was known as "Bat Person."
Golf Tales Volume I
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Price: Free! Words: 8,900. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
(5.00 from 1 review)
Volume I of Golf Tales contains "nice guy" story about Terrible Tommy Bolt and a tale about a broker who gets the "shits" on the golf course. In addition this volume contains a wonderful story of a young caddy's first adrenaline rush while caddying for his father in a big championship.
The Tao of Tennis
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Price: Free! Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern
(5.00 from 1 review)
The classic Tao Te Ching adapted for life on the tennis court. Ancient Eastern wisdom as the basis for practical advice to play and coach your best. Written by a professional tennis instructor with a degree in philosophy and English. Play your best tennis, live your best life! ** Recommended by legendary tennis guru Allen Fox, and by eminent professor of Chinese philosophy Roger T. Ames. **
Rookies in the Wild
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,060. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
(5.00 from 1 review)
A journey into the wilderness will reconstitute a lost soul. At least that's the theory. But when a newly unemployed dad decides to take his teenage son on a life-affirming backpacking trip along the Pacific Crest Trail, he unleashes deep-rooted fears of the unknown. Cougars, Bigfoot, and iliotibial syndrome are con-conspirators in this true comic misadventure set in the Trinity Alps Wilderness.
Motors For Nothing, Kicks For Free
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,850. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Motors For Nothing (Kicks For Free)" is not a typical motorcycle book. It's a non-fiction anthology by motorcycle journalist, racer and enthusiast Dain Gingerelli about the bikes he's ridden, raced, tested, and even crashed, since he took up the two-wheel sport in 1965.
The President - Hobo Chronicles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
(5.00 from 1 review)
When The Hobo tries to get justice for a fractured skull, the Hobart police refuse to arrest the perpetrator. Instead they try to entrap the innocent victim, giving him no choice but to sleep in the woods. In order to stay sober, he spars in hard gyms with great Australian fighters. Even when fit and sober, he realizes without the puppet master, he’ll never get to fight in Australia ever again.
Denali Nights: A Commercial Expedition to Climb Mt McKinley's West Buttress
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Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 19. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 32,130. Language: British English. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(5.00 from 1 review)
There had been an unprecedented spell of good weather on Denali, a peak notorious for its severe conditions and cold temperatures that trapped climbers in storms for days on end. Would the weather hold for Mark Horrell's team or would they find themselves fighting to survive in the teeth of a storm? This is his account of a commercial expedition to climb the West Buttress.
Be Tough ... But Don't Be "A Tough Guy"
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,240. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
(5.00 from 1 review)
Be Tough ...But Don't be “A Tough Guy" is for today's leaders and those that strive to be. It shares the idea of “toughness” being the combination of serving and caring for those they lead while demonstrating exemplary dignity and class. It is a guide for leaders who believe in this combination of compassion and toughness, and are committed to the values that will lead to their team's success.
Tales From The Deer Blind (A Game Warden's Memoir)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,180. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Natural Resources
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tales From The Deer Blind recounts the adventures of Wayne Coleman, a Conservation Officer assigned to Menominee County in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The last quarter of the 20th century was the best era to be a Michigan Game Warden, and the "U P" was the best place to be stationed. Enjoy the adventures of Officer Coleman as recounts his adventures of living the career of a lifetime.
Confessions of a Kiwi Motorcyclist
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,850. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling
(4.88 from 8 reviews)
An easy read and a really good synopsis of why we ride, balanced by some sobering moments with handfuls of humour thrown in for good measure. Share the experiences of a keen New Zealand motorcyclist, some good rides, great bike reviews, tips for newbies and advanced riders and what not to do. This book will answer the questions of “Should you ride and why we ride.”
Sailing Alone to Isla
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A single-handed voyage on a small sailboat from Key West Florida to Isla Mujeres, Mexico.
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
(4.43 from 7 reviews)
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.
Saturday Morning Wake-Up Call: A 21st Century Survival Guide for High School Football Coaches
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,230. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The conclusions drawn by analyzing statistics from college and professional football often do not translate to the high school game because the games are so different. This book puts those powerful statistical techniques for maximizing a team's chance of winning into the hands of high school coaches and fans. These techniques are illustrated using the Pulaski Academy Bruins as a case study.
Red Skies In Morning: An Unforgettable Stormy Passage from Juneau to Seattle
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Price: Free! Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
(4.00 from 1 review)
The author, a novice sailor, and her husband set out from Juneau, Alaska on a sailboat headed for Seattle, WA. Though early spring, winter weather prevailed in the far north making the voyage long and stressful. Storms, rough seas, frigid temperatures, dense fog, intense rain squalls test their abilities, stamina and their marriage.
Encounter on Onion Peak
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
(4.00 from 1 review)
I'm not sure what it was, but the woods fell silent as it made its' way up the side of the hill. I wasn't worried, but then my dog, who enjoyed chasing bear, deer, and elk, crouched down and started shivering as the creature crested the hill. He should have been up barking at it, and chasing it away, but instead he was cowering! That worried me some!
Safe at Home: A Season in the Valley
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,490. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
(4.00 from 1 review)
Safe at Home: A Season in the Valley tells the story of the 2009 New Market Rebels and the townspeople who house them, feed them, and root for them; welcome them into their homes in June and send them back to their schools in August. In the process, both players and fans become part of something greater than themselves, even if it is just a baseball team in a little town in the Shenandoah Valley.
Guru Coaching
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,530. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
(4.00 from 1 review)
Renowned football powerhouse Penn State takes a great fall. How could a school with such a storied history fall and receive some of the harshest penalties in NCAA history. Simply put, they forgot what was important. On a regular basis, we hear about fans and coaches doing really stupid things. In the pages of this book, you will see what is really important in coaching and how to avoid pitfalls.