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Life Boat: How a century old boat and a new dream inspired an adventure of a lifetime
By Mark Harwood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,450. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Mark, Karen and the Arab, a 100-year-old leaking lifeboat, battle October gales around the Coast of England, find themselves blocked in by ice in France, take unbelievable detours, and make minor mistakes that lead to major problems. Equal parts romantic travelogue, suspense, high sea adventure and resurrection, Life Boat is one biographical voyage you won’t want to miss.
And Monkeys Threw Crap At Me: Adventures in Hunting, Fishing, and Writing
By Gayne C. Young
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,770. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
Certifiably psychotic guides, angry knife wielding natives, feces chucking primates, Hemingway’s incensed niece, and breakaway jungle toilets are just a few of the trials and tribulations author Gayne C. Young faced during his first few years as an outdoor writer. Join this natural born raconteur as he travels the world seeking adventure.
Big Balls! World Cup Nations
By Chris Whitfield
Price: Free! Words: 114,420. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
BIG BALLS! World Cup Nations is a collection of informative and irreverent football histories of the thirty-two countries represented at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. If you like football, you will love this book. It is BIG and is complete and utter BALLS!
The Suitors of Spring
By Pat Jordan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,890. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
Few writers know more about pitching, and no pitcher knows more about writing, than Pat Jordan. Included are eight classic essays about pitchers and pitching. Featuring subjects ranging from Tom Seaver to Johnny Sain to Bo Belinsky to Steve Dalkowski, Jordan's portraits hauntingly show us that wins and losses have more to do with a pitcher's heart and mind than do his velocity and location.
Baseball Research Journal Vol. 43 Issue 1
By Society for American Baseball Research
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,130. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
The Baseball Research Journal is the flagship research publication of the Society for American Baseball Research. Founded in 1971, SABR now has over 6,000 members investigating every aspect of the sport, from statistical analysis to biographical research, to psychology, economics, physics, and more. Includes stories on Allan Roth, John McGraw, attendance factors, physics of hitting, and more.
The Miracle Braves of 1914: Boston's Original Worst-to-First World Series Champions
By Bill Nowlin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 236,810. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Long before the Red Sox "Impossible Dream" season, Boston’s now nearly forgotten “other” team, the 1914 Boston Braves, performed a baseball “miracle” that resounds to this very day. The "Miracle Braves" were Boston's first "worst-to-first" winners of the World Series. Includes biographies of every player, coach, and owner, a season recap, and other great stories from the 1914 season.
The Footballer's Journey: real-world advice on becoming and remaining a professional footballer
By Dean Caslake & Guy Branston
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,310. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014 by Bennion Kearny. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Many youngsters dream of becoming a professional footballer. The Footballer’s Journey maps out the footballer’s path with candid insight and no-nonsense advice. It examines the reality of becoming a footballer including the odds of ‘making it’, how academies really work, the importance of attitude and mindset, and even the value of having a backup plan if things don’t quite work out.
The United States Open Golf Champions: Their Championship and Story
By Tony Dulio
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 187,440. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
A history of the US Open champions.
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.
Ride Like a Trooper
By Jack Hawkins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,240. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Ride Like a Trooper is based upon the first of the manuals adopted by the United States Army, translated from the “Notes on Equitation and Horse Training” which were the answers to the examination questions at the School of Application for Cavalry at Saumur, France. It was adopted by the US Army and the Mounted Service School on 16 July, 1910.
La Voie du Kung Fu Zen
By Kin Seng Loy & Julie Maynard
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,450. Language: French. Published: March 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Dans cet ouvrage, les auteurs mettent en lumière le lien profond unissant depuis plus d'un millénaire le Zen au kung fu ainsi qu'à d'autres arts martiaux chinois. Au fil des pages, les aspects externes ainsi qu'internes du kung fu, du qì gōng, et du tàijiquán sont abordés, et les phases séquentielles de la méthode de méditation Vipassana sont explorées en détails.
Missouri Proud
By Robert Mellberg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,520. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Missouri is a Wonderful State! It is a scenic, historic, and entertaining region surrounding the mean population center of a great country.
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.
Keeneland Winning Trainer Patterns - 2014 Spring Meet edition
By All Star Press
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 45,750. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
This one of a kind handicapping e-book provides the details on every winning trainer at Keeneland Racecourse over the past 4 years or 8 race meets.
Keeneland Winning Trainer Patterns - 2014 Spring Meet edition
By All Star Press
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 45,750. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
This one of a kind handicapping e-book provides the details on every winning trainer at Keeneland Racecourse over the past 4 years or 8 race meets.
Finding The Perfect Balance
By Heather Doak Nishimura
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,410. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Gymnastics
After a seventeen-year career in gymnastics, this is the personal reflections of an average gymnast's experiences and tells the story of how gymnastics shaped this little girl and teenager into the woman she has become today.
Gold Prospecting & Placer Deposits: Finding Gold Made Simpler
By Adam Koch
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 56,840. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Reference
Gold prospecting is growing in popularity. There are numerous books out there, but this one was written to read like a novel, yet teach you how you can be successful at finding some gold of your own. The old-timers didn't get it all, contrary to urban myth. This book is based on the author's lifetime of prospecting and is aimed at getting the beginner and the novice alike, into some gold!
We're All in This Together
By George Rose
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,530. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
A special group of endurance marathoners embark on an epic journey to run 5 marathons in 5 states in just 5 days, through the heart of America's dust bowl. They will be pushed to their limits in a quest most would consider impossible. By the end of the week, their courage, struggles, and triumphs on the course will bond these former strangers forever into one big, crazy, wonderful family.
Silence In Center
By Jody Studdard
Series: Softball Star. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,510. Language: American English. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Baseball & Softball
Melody Gold is a fourteen-year-old fastpitch player who wants to make the move from Little League to select ball. But none of the select coaches want her since she has a hearing impairment and must wear hearing aids at all times, even during games. Unwilling to take "no" for an answer, Melody becomes determined to prove her hearing impairment is irrelevant and she can compete at the highest level.
Golf Tough: Practice, Prepare, Perform and Progress
By Dan Abrahams
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,270. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014 by Bennion Kearny. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Golf Tough is an original and inspiring book– a book that will transform your game. Dan Abrahams is Lead Psychologist for England Golf, as well as a former touring professional golfer, and PGA coach. In Golf Tough, Dan offers you a powerful blueprint for improvement and a detailed plan for consistent high performance no matter what your standard of play.