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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.
Never Light a Match in the Outhouse: Funny Stories from Cottage Country
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 53,000. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Essays
Since 2006, Summit Studios has been publishing travel and outdoor humor anthologies, including bestselling titles "Mugged by a Moose," "A Beaver is Eating My Canoe," and "Never Trust a Smiling Bear." In the pages of "Never Light a Match in the Outhouse," readers can now join twenty-nine writers as they share hilarious tales about the lighter side of the cottaging experience.
Franklin, Oops, Mud & Cupcake: Canoeing the Coppermine, Seal, Anderson & Snowdrift Rivers in Northern Canada
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,930. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Canoeing
Franklin, Oops, Mud & Cupcake is an engaging account of four canoe trips in northern Canada written by outdoor author and adventurer Michael D. Pitt. Michael's intimate writing style brings you "into the canoe" as he and his wife Kathleen discover the strength, challenges and self-reliance that come from absolute isolation. The trips are down the Coppermine, Seal, Anderson and Snowdrift rivers.
In Search of the Master Who Dances with Horses: Challenge
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,840. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, 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 first part of his story.
Keeneland Winning Trainer Patterns - 2014 Fall Meet edition
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 52,440. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Parker analyzes the winning patterns of the most successful horsemen that race at Keeneland. With this guide you will know the winning tendencies of each and every trainer that has saddled a winner at Keeneland over the past 9 race meets.
All With Smiling Faces
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,720. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
An early history of Newcastle United, investigating how the football club came to mean so much to so many supporters.
Mystical Miles The 2nd Dimension of Running
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,680. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body
Mystical Miles is a book about running and life. The book explores the sweat, chafe, racing and achievement - the 1st dimension of running. It offers insight into most levels of running. The book also explores how blisters and exhaustion can deepen understanding of running, of self, nature and life - the 2nd dimension of running. Running then deepens into a way into the heart and richness of life.
Mordred’s Victory & Other Martial Mutterings
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,410. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Here for the first time are some of Jamie Clubb’s best martial arts articles. Throughout this book, you can see the various thinking processes Jamie underwent to create the best-selling and critically acclaimed Cross Training in the Martial Arts DVDs and his unique approach to self-protection and cross-training: Clubb Chimera.