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From Flat Cap to Bronx Hat by Terry Wills
Price: Free! Words: 88,090. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby(5.00 from 4 reviews)
In the first 3 parts of his autobiography, veteran West Bromwich Albion supporter Terry Wills remembers the peaks and troughs of supporting the club between 1940 and 1976. His experiences include the dangers of watching football during National Service, the downside of a 16 hour queue for tickets and the joy of four Wembley trips.
Under the Laughter of Eagles by Michael McQuaid
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,690. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking(5.00 from 3 reviews)
True stories of some of the Wildlife and Navy people I served with during my tour of duty while stationed on Adak, Alaska. Viewed from a sometimes sideways sense of humor.
What to Worm Your Horse With, Made Easy by Dr A. Nyland
Price: Free! Words: 31,150. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A clear, easy guide to horse and donkey worms and wormers. Written in easy language for the layperson, yet heavily referenced to scientific academic journals. Today's problem worm is the small strongyle yet the majority of advice given for deworming horses is still aimed at eradicating the large strongyle. When to worm, resistance, rotational wormings, harrowing, are all covered in this book.
The Way of the River: My Journey of Fishing, Forgiveness and Spiritual Recovery by Randy Kadish
Price: Free! Words: 44,650. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This collection of memoirs reflect Randy Kadish’s journey of fly fishing and spiritual recovery that began when he admitted his life had become unmanageable. Then, he asked for help and relived the deep pain of his very traumatic childhood. To soothe himself, he turned to fishing. Finally, after an unexpected crisis, he found a way to forgive and connect to the good in the world.
Making Sense of the NFL Draft by Dr. Michael Lee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,930. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby(5.00 from 1 review)
Insights into the current NFL Draft process as a predictor of eventual player success in the NFL. Current draft ranking criteria are examined and de-bunked and substitute criteria, supported by scientific research, are suggested. The book analyzes the analyzers. Making Sense is written in a “conversational” style, with numerous examples, lists, tables and references.
Game Fishing Diaries - Volume 2 by Chic McSherry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,400. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing(5.00 from 1 review)
I do like to write, and for the most part some folks do like to read what I write and, since almost all of these stories were commissioned and written for publication in a variety of outdoor and travel magazines it seemed a shame not to expand on them a little bit and package them up into a second volume.
A Gigantic Whinge on the Celtic Fringe by Martin Edge
Price: $2.45 USD. Words: 51,700. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the story of a circumnavigation of Ireland aboard my 27ft yacht in 2011. From the Forth I went round Ireland anti-clockwise, which people tell me is the ’wrong way round’. Most of the journey was sailed solo. I skirted a lot of the bits of the ‘Celtic Fringe’. By sea Celtdom doesn't look so much a 'fringe' as the centre, a fact which I rant about quite a lot
Riding into The Sunrise - Recollections of a bicycle journey across Russia by Gregory Yeoman
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 89,390. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling(5.00 from 1 review)
Spring 1993. 14 months earlier the USSR had collapsed and with Russia accessible once more Gregory Yeoman and his expedition companions set off on their bicycles to ride from the Baltic to the Pacific. Over 153 days they encountered wild landscapes, wild people, crumbling hotels and Siberia’s two cheeses on an extraordinary adventure through a nation finding itself after 70 years of Communism.
David & Suzanne's Big Frickin' Canadian Motorcycle Adventure by David Moore
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,530. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling(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.
Bijeg u planine by Berislav Lončarević
Price: Free! Words: 37,760. Language: Croatian. Published: October 20, 2012. Categories: 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.
Rookies in the Wild by John Riha
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,060. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: 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 by Dain Gingerelli
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,850. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers(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 by Johnny T. Noctor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(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 by Mark Horrell
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 19. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 32,560. Language: British English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering(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" by Craig Cicardo, Sr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,240. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football(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.
Confessions of a Kiwi Motorcyclist by Paul Fris
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,850. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Categories: 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.”
Saturday Morning Wake-Up Call: A 21st Century Survival Guide for High School Football Coaches by K. Russell DePriest & Adam DePriest
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,230. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby(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.
Safe at Home: A Season in the Valley by Austin Gisriel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,490. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Categories: 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.
Why Bad Golf Happens To Good People/It's Your Brain Not Your Game! by Glenn R Kessler PhD
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,510. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf(4.00 from 1 review)
Every golfer has left the course thinking about the short putt they missed or trying to justify their poor performance by declaring that their “head wasn’t in the game.” All golfs recognize the importance of the mental game and need to practice as much mentally as they do physically.
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: 63,140. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Essay » Political(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.