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Beginning Golf Tips For Ladies
By Shirley J. Miller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Once you get the hang of the sport, you may never leave your golf clubs at home again. Courses exist all over the world, allowing you to continue golfing while on vacation (or even planning your trip based on the courses that exist at the location!) Regional differences permit you to enjoy the local vegetation, landscape and scenery during your play.
Australian Football League – the Unfair League
By O-O Happiness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business
The Australian Football League is one of the world's largest football leagues. Yet, as result of its shaky origins, it is one of the most unfair football leagues. This short piece looks at the present unfair system and offers a simple, yet very effective, solution to the issue of unfairness in the competitions structure.
THE KING OF GOOD TIMES
By Harish Maiya
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,170. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket
Dr. Vijay Mallya is a successful businessman who transformed his father's hundred-million dollar company into a multi-billion dollar global empire. Read this book to find out how he did it.
The Crossover: A Brief History of Basketball and Race, From James Naismith to LeBron James
By Doug Merlino
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,600. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
The history of basketball contains all the drama inherent in America’s long struggle with racial intolerance and quest for equality. Highlighting characters both famous (Bill Russell, Michael Jordan) and obscure (Earl Lloyd, Holcombe Rucker), this book explores how what’s happened on the basketball court has mirrored race relations in the United States—and often preceded changes off of it.
Contour Lines: On the Path to a Thousand Mountains
By Mick Harney
Price: $4.70 USD. Words: 75,090. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Mick Harney returns with more unique perspectives on fell and hill walking in Scotland and the English Lake District. He offers a fresh crop of new and compelling insights, including many detailed descriptions of individual mountains, the paths we take to them, and what they reveal to and about us.
Guns Over Africa
By Jamel DuBois
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,510. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
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Author/world traveler/big game hunter, Jamel DuBois, shares his safari experiences in southern Africa.
Fishing For Barbel
By Donald Hammond
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,660. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
The barbel is a prized fish and tricky to catch. Here are tips and tricks on how to snag the best barbel around. Whether novice or expert angler, there is something in here for everyone.
Hitler's 1936 Berlin Olympic Games - What really happened before, during and afterwards
By Don Hale
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
When the 1936 Olympic Games was hosted by Germany at their magnificent Berlin stadium, the country was a far different place from when they were first awarded the event. Now run by Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party, this is a genuine account of what really happened in the lead up the games, during and after; how their own athletes were treated, and the contrast to their public and propaganda image.
The Lunesdale & Oxenholme Staghounds - A History
By Ron Black
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,700. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
Today, the Lunesdale and Oxenholme Staghounds are consigned to history and for the most part forgotten. The deer they chased, including Lion and Mabel, have gone to that great rutting ground in the sky. The horses, among them White Wine and Lionel, push up the grass instead of grazing it, and the sound of the horn and halloa has been replaced by the rumble of traffic and the high-speed train.
Points of Contact: On the Practice, Philosophy, and Pleasures of Fell Walking
By Mick Harney
Price: $4.70 USD. Words: 59,530. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Are you passionate about walking and climbing, perhaps in areas such as Scotland and the English Lake District? Or do you simply have a curiosity about those activities and those places? Points of Contact is the book for you. Knitting geology, history, and meteorology into an illuminating exploration of the world of fell and hill walking, it is by turns descriptive, humorous, and poetic.
Blue Ribbon College Football Yearbook
By Chris Dortch
Price: $16.95 USD. Words: 457,000. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Blue Ribbon College Football Yearbook is considered the "bible" of college football, an annual preview that includes 3,000- to 4,500-word previews on all 120 Football Bowl Subdivision teams. Blue Ribbon is read by avid fans, ABC, CBS and ESPN broadcasters, radio play-by-play announcers, FBS coaches and NFL scouts. See why the ESPN GameDay crew has to have Blue Ribbon.
Tackling Football: A Woman's Guide to Understanding the College Game
By Sandra L Caron & J Michael Hodgson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 9,320. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Tackling Football: A Woman’s Guide to Understanding the College Game provides women with the basics for understanding a college football game – how it is played, including the various playing positions, and basic offensive and defensive strategies. It includes a close-up look at what happens before, during, and after the game, as well as how to listen to a play-by-play.
My First NASCAR Race
By Mickey Frazier
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Ever wonder what it’s like to be in a race car driving over 200 miles per hour? In My First NASCAR Race, author Mickey Frazier Sr. takes a look at a fun-filled NASCAR weekend. After reading this book,you will see that the excitement, speed, wrecks and personalities of the drivers is what makes NASCAR one of the world’s greatest events!
Flexibility & Duct Tape
By Jack Campbell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,810. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
As seen through the eyes of the “Wagon Master”, Author Jack Campbell, explores the worldly travels of fishing through dusty and dirty sunglasses. His gang of four, the purported swashbucklers of fly-fishing, and their adventures from pristine Alaska to “ugly water” are humorously told in this fast paced and entertaining book.
The Principles Of Soccer
By Andreas Frederik
Price: Free! Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
This is an eBook guide on the principles of soccer. The World's number 1 sport. Learn all about this exciting sport. This eBook contains You Tube video links to help understand the sport of soccer. For those who want to get familiar with soccer
Hunting Songs Volume One: The Lakeland Fell Packs
By Wendy Fraser
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 17,090. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
Most of the songs in this book have been passed down from generation to generation, each an important part of Lakeland oral history. Hence there is no conventional spelling, punctuation or grammar for these written versions, many containing words of dialect. A glossary of terms & dialect words has been added to help with understanding the characters, events & journeys described within the verses.
Marathon Running: An Arm Chair Guide Full of 100 Tips to Running a Marathon
By Arm Chair Guides
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 5,620. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training
This book is your practical guide on how to have your body and mind set on running those 26.2 miles. It offers you 100 simple tips to help you take that first step in preparing for the big race. It also includes the link to where you can get exclusive access to the audio and ebook versions as well as weekly tips that will get sent straight to your inbox -- a bonus worth $76.
Bowling Better: Tips To Improve Your Average
By E. Don Harpe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,500. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
I'm not a professional bowler nor a professional bowling coach, and I suggest that if any of you have the time and the money you should take advantage of one of the many excellent clinics that are available today. However, me not being a pro is the very reason I think this book will work for many average league bowlers like myself.
Coaching From the HEART
By Steve Biddison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,160. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
Coaching From the HEART details the coaching philosophy that has turned four basketball programs around from losing programs to playoff teams. It is not about the x's and o's of the game, but about a solid approach to leading a program out of a losing mentality to become winners both on and off the court. A must read for all basketball coaches.
Playing Volleyball: An Arm Chair Guide Full of 100 Tips to Getting Better at Volleyball
By Arm Chair Guides
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 8,360. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training
This book is your 100-step guide on improving your game. It gives you short and simple volleyball drills, practice plans and tips to help you become a better volleyball player or even to just learn the game. It also includes the link to where you can get exclusive access to the audio and ebook versions, as well as weekly tips that will get sent straight to your inbox!