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The Fox Trails: A Bicycle Adventure Along the Mississippi River
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 110,800. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
A true story of a man's quest to live in harmony with nature in modern-day America.
Liner Cruising
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 86,420. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel Games, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
The writer of two previous books, neither having any connection with cruising, this is my first entry into the expensive, overly hyped and glitzy world being promoted by the major cruise lines. The book evolved following my first cruise in 2012, on board a large freighter, CMA-CGM line’s Columba, during which I kept a detailed day-to-day diary of events experienced on the cruise
Triple Threat Thrill
Series: Ruthless to Win. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 189,090. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
TRIPLE THREAT THRILL Dakota Franklin Even if after a two-year absence from driving to be a ‘good wife’ to the treacherous pervert Erich she will never be grand prix champion, ‘Triple Threat’ Thrill Morgan is still Jack Armitage’s all-time favorite driver, engineer and racing executive, the Parachute Queen Jack sends to salvage impossible situations in his auto racing empire.
Big Carp Legends - Rob Maylin
Price: $11.58 USD. Words: 72,500. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 by BigCarpMagazine. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Big Carp magazine, this series of books entitled ‘Big Carp Legends’ will encompass the greatest names in carp fishing history over the past two decades. The content of the books in this series will be a mixture of articles from the archives of Big Carp, life histories of famous anglers and original articles specially commissioned for the series and never before
Gone Carp Fishing
Price: $5.29 USD. Words: 54,170. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
Steve Graham is a carp fisherman. He has been an angler for over fifty years, and during this time he has fished for many different species, but for the last twenty-five years he has fished almost exclusively for carp. He has caught many huge fish during this time, both in England and in France, and this book describes his recent angling adventures.
Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams: Baseball's Greatest Player and Baseball's Greatest Hitter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,220. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams, distinct but similar-type players, were arguably Baseball's Greatest Player and Basevall's Greatest Hitter. In their first major league seasons, Joe scored a rookie-record 132 runs, and Ted drove home a rookie-record 145 runs. More than seventy years later, their records still stand.
Blackjack: Dreaming of a Morgan Horse
Series: The Morgan Horse Series, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,890. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Blackjack, the first in the Morgan Horse series, introduces Heather Richardson, a young horse-lover who has been haunted by dreams of a special Morgan Horse. She soon learns that the horse really exists and is thrilled when she is asked to care for him. When tragedy strikes and Blackjack falls into the hands of an abusive trainer, Heather must find a way to rescue her horse before it is too ...
The Phoenix Project: How Chelsea rose from the brink to win the Champions League in 2011/12
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,990. Language: British English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
This is the story of Chelsea's 2011/12 double winning season. Inside you'll find interviews, match reports, analysis and much more. You will relive early promise of Villas Boas' reign to the squad implosion in Naples, to the guiding hand of Roberto Di Matteo who steadied the sinking ship and brought them through into the culmination of the most successful European season in Chelsea's history.
Twenty-Four Years to Boston - My Journey from the Vegetable Aisle to Boylston Street
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,990. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Twenty-four Years to Boston demystifies one of the most grueling of all endurance sports, the marathon, to its essence-a primal activity that human beings have done since they first let go of the coffee table as toddlers. It is a story about the challenges and triumphs of an aging marathoner who inadvertently discovers that running had helped him overcome his insecurities and succeed in life.
Walking the World: Memories and Adventures
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 106,710. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Walking the World: Memories and Adventures elevates the act of walking from something we do every day without thinking about it to a means for putting more fun and excitement into our lives. And we can become healthier, at the same time. Whoever said, “No pain, no gain,” was out to lunch.
Steel and Grace: Sheffield's Olympic Track and Field Medallists
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 180,260. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
Offering a unique insight, and drawing on extensive archives, Steel and Grace: Sheffield's Olympic Track and Field Medallists examines the athletes of 'Steel City' and their contributions to the Olympic Games over more than a century.
In My Blood
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,610. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Empire Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Gerry Blayney has been through highs and lows supporting his beloved Liverpool Football Club. From the glory of watching the reds win countless trophies to the death of relatives and friends, he has seen it all.
Idle Feet Do the Devil's Work
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,390. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Ray tells the real truth about running in an entertaining mix of facts, fiction, and opinions, all written with his unique blend of curmudgeonly candor and humor. It's a wide-ranging look at why so many people risk sore knees and smelly shoes in order to cross one more finish line, maybe, if they’re lucky, just a little faster than they ever have before.
In Search of the Master Who Dances with Horses: Growth
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,730. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Urgently in need of a meaningful change of life, a man decides to cross the world together with his wife, a horse and a dog to spend a year training full-time with Klaus Ferdinand Hempfling, arguably the most popular horse trainer in the world based on social media statistics. He expects it to be life-changing. It is. This is the second part of his story.
The Forever Boys
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 146,250. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
Peter Golenbock spent the 1989 season with the St. Pete Pelicans of the Senior Professional Baseball Association. The story is fascinating, and the portraits of the aging athletes are hilarious, and at times poignant. Some are thrilled to compete again; some are bitter about how they were treated; still others cling to a desperate hope for one more chance at a game that is eager to forget them.
Death of a Football Club. The Story of Cork City FC: Season 2008
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,250. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
A depiction of a professional soccer club in crisis situated in one of Europe's less prestigious soccer leagues. Written by a professional player of the club, this book offers unique insights into the culture and difficulties of playing soccer in the League of Ireland. Cork City FC was subsequently rescued and will play in Europe in 2015. Neal Horgan is a regular contributor to the Irish Examiner
Longer I Run - 100 Days Across America
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,620. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
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The physical fortitude to run 40 miles is in itself a laudatory feat. Repeating that performance 100 consecutive times, from one coast of the country to the other, is a spectacle. Doing it all as a recovering alcoholic fighting a debilitating intestinal disease would be impossible without one vital component—courage. Follow Steve Knowlton on a 3,717-mile run to redemption.
Fish, Frogs, and Fireflies
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,910. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014 by NorLights Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
In Fish, Frogs, and Fireflies: Growing Up with Nature, award-winning outdoors writer Robert Montgomery and 13 friends explore what and how we learn about life from the everyday miracles of nature. Each story celebrates the tangible and intangible blessings we derive from the outdoors. If you enjoyed the outdoors as a child, this book will bring back glorious memories.
Journey to Kona, A path to true potential
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,960. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Triathalon, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Karen Brown’s story serves as an allegory for realizing dreams of any kind. She fulfilled her True – her Divine – Potential by competing in the most difficult triathlon in the world: the Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii. Reading Karen's story will show you how to deal realistically with the physical, emotional, and mental preparation all types of goals demand.
Blood, Sweat & Gears. The Story of the Gray Ghost and the Junkyard Firebird
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,170. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
In 1971, could a little group of unknown automotive engineers independently design and build a race car from an old 1964 Pontiac sedan and really compete against professional, factory-backed racing teams? These guys did it, winning the hearts of fans and the press who dubbed their car “The Gray Ghost.” In 1972 they did it again, starting with a wrecked Firebird, and shocked the racing world.