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Making Sense of the NFL Draft
By Dr. Michael Lee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,930. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: 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.
Waterfalls & Lava Floes
By Mark Finnemore
Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
Warning - going further is not recommended! Do not approach the volcano! But we could see a steaming cloud up ahead, promising views of molten lava. We looked right and noticed sulfuric fumes billowing up, bringing back warnings of “don’t get surrounded by lava”. As I looked left, I heard a yelp of surprise. Looking back – and then down – I found Paul hip-deep in pumice.
Positive Thinking Clinic For Pool And Billiards
By Joseph Bouchard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
(5.00 from 1 review)
Your struggles are over. Welcome to my clinic. This Positive Thinking Clinic is a vital must-read for anyone looking to maximize their success at the pool table. Also applicable to many other mentally intense sports and activities, this clinic is designed to help amateur players build the strong foundation of mental discipline they need in order to create long-term success in pool and billiards.
The Lazy Man's Guide to Grappling - (Brazilian jiu-jitsu, BJJ, Wrestling, etc.)
By Bakari Akil II, Ph.D.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Lazy Man's Guide to Grappling is a hilarious look at what some grapplers do to cope in the hard charging grappling environment. It exposes the truth about grappling that is never discussed but everyone thinks about. We are all guilty of some of the Lazy Man's practices to varying degrees. This book exposes: -The Lazy Man's Takedowns -The Truth about Warmups -Magic Funk Taps and much more
Risk to Gain
By Mark Chisnell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,080. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
(5.00 from 1 review)
Have you ever dreamed of sailing around the world? If so, it probably wasn’t like this - stomach-churning storms, frustrating calms, broken gear, shattered hopes and stunning victories. Risk to Gain is the story of the men and women aboard two boats sailing around the world in the classic Whitbread Race. Travel with them on their voyage and gain a unique insight into their inspirational journey.
Blazing Bicycle Saddles
By James Clarke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,820. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the very funny story of six South Africans - mainly writers - who, on a whim, decide to explore "Darkest Europe and bring back to Africa stories about its strange natives". On hired bikes (none had cycled since childhood) they began with a 1 000 kilometre ride down the Danube. Over the years many other regions were explored. The story is told by their not terribly good leader.
Escort
By Beth Barnes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,720. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
(5.00 from 1 review)
An experienced kayaker shares her passion, insights & the 'how to' of escort kayaking for the open water, long distance swimmer.
An Old Salt's Practical Guide to Boating
By Donald Brands
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,480. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
(5.00 from 1 review)
A basic boating guide, told in a salty tale format. Emphasis is on the practical and not on calculations and theory that the average boater doesn't need. The author has over 40 years of experience on the water as a pleasure boater, Coast Guardsman and commercial tug captain. This is an easy reading and entertaining way to become a proficient boater.
Stone Skipping - The Complete Guide
By Jerdone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,930. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
(5.00 from 1 review)
Human beings have hurled flat stones across the top of the water since the beginning of time. This book is a complete guide to stone skipping, written by a long-time Guinness record-holder for most skips (38). Photos, illustrations and narrative explain Jerdone's unique upright form and what type of stones to choose. This book will help improve your skipping and enhance your enjoyment
Game Fishing Diaries - Volume 2
By Chic McSherry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,400. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: 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.
What to Worm Your Horse With, Made Easy
By Dr A. Nyland
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,150. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
A Gigantic Whinge on the Celtic Fringe
By Martin Edge
Price: $2.45 USD. Words: 51,700. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(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
Learn To Surf For Beginners
By Alasdair K Duncan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Surfing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Learn to surf for beginners "HELPS" you become an "AWESOME SURFER" and tips to become "SURF FIT!" This "AWESOME BOOK" provides you with great information, on the"RULES" of surfing. "DRAMATICALLY HELPING YOU" have a basic understanding of what type of surfing equipment suits your LEVEL." "GIVING YOU FANTASTIC SURF TIPS" "BASIC SURFING, DUCK DIVING,PADDLING TIPS,SURF EXERCISES, GRAB A COPY!
Beginner Running Program: Running to Lose Weight or Event Training Techniques
By alltpoics
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
(5.00 from 1 review)
Beginner Running Program, running to lose weight: will show you how to improve your running technique, run more effectively, avoid running injuries, improve muscle balance and help with nutritional diet. Become a Confident Runner. Running, along with walking, are exercises that you can begin fairly quickly and easily. The critics are calling this book an absolute blue print for success.
The Search for New Dive Frontiers
By Aussieicon Books
Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
(5.00 from 1 review)
A travel article about volcanic, archeological and ice diving.
Kilimanjaro: One Man's Quest to Go Over the Hill
By M.G. Edwards
Series: World Adventurers Series, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,020. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
(5.00 from 1 review)
Kilimanjaro: One Man's Quest to Go Over the Hill chronicles the author's attempt to summit Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa. At forty years old and on the verge of a midlife crisis, he tried to change his life by climbing a mountain. This book is for climbers and hikers interested in climbing Mount Kilimanjaro and for anyone who feels over the hill and needs to make a life change.
The Canoe Trip and other Funny Outdoor Tales
By C.W. Perkins, Jr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
I have always been a storyteller, but it wasn’t until recently that I decided to share my stories more broadly. Some are best told as “stand-up”, and some are best read. Inspired by Jerry Clower, Dave Gardner, and many others, I have put some of my better “bull” down on paper. Enjoy this one, until I can write the next one!
Birdies, Bogies and Kiwis: Golfing and Touring New Zealand
By Liz Clark
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 51,550. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
(5.00 from 1 review)
With 400 established courses, no country on Earth has more golf courses per capita than New Zealand. We’d heard visitors easily enjoy a game without the overcrowding experienced in many other parts of the world. So, when Geoff, my best pal and golfing partner popped the question, I was pretty darned pleased. “A golfing trip to New Zealand? When do we leave?”
Itching After Rovers
By Mick Pickup
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,630. Language: British English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(5.00 from 1 review)
The story of a football fan embarking on an odyssey following his hometown team by hitchhiking around the British Isles and Europe. It charts the rise of his club from obscurity to English Premier League Champions. Interspersed with tall tales written by the author for his club fanzine, this story should prove entertaining to not only football fans, but also those not interested in sport.
JenTil
By William Byrd
Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short memoir of a father introducing his daughter to backpacking on the Appalachian Trail.