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Rusty: The High-Flying Morgan Horse by Ellen F. Feld
Series: The Morgan Horse Series, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,600. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Book three of the Morgan Horse series. In this story, Frosty has her foal who seems absolutely perfect, but is she? Meanwhile, Heather decides to try her luck in a new discipline and enters Rusty in several jumping competitions. Everything is going well until Heather begins to doubt herself. Will a new friend, Nicholas, be able to help Heather overcome her fears and win the Jump-Off?
Following the Dragon by Doug Sanderson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 219,050. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Author Doug Sanderson takes you along on a sailing trip that spans two years. He abandons his job in Seattle and purchases a Formosa 46 in Florida. After a frantic couple of months getting the boat ready, Doug sets sail for whatever adventures await him. His trip includes Florida, The Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, Chesapeake Bay, New England, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland.
Jagular Goes Everywhere: (mis)Adventures in a $300 Sailboat (illustrated version) by Tom Pamperin
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,290. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
With a steadfastly contrarian sensibility and a lively appreciation of both the profound and the absurd, Tom Pamperin sets out with his cantankerous sidekick Jagular (a fourteen-foot sailboat he built from cheap plywood, a 2x4 mast, and a $20 tarp for a sail) on a series of sail and oar (mis)adventures ranging from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes.
Discover Swimming by Robert Strauss
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 55,850. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving
Discovering Swimming was written with the intention of showing you, as effectively as possible, the methodology, drills and skills, language and philosophy of our program. It includes step-by-step instructions on how to get from barely being able to get into the water, all the way to the diving board and the racing block.
The Liar The Cheat and The Thief - Deception and the Art of Sword Play by Maija Soderholm
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,680. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
You don't fight bodies, you fight minds. Maija Soderholm of Sonny Umpad's Visayan Corto Kadena and Larga Mano System presents the details of one of the most important and least understood aspects of personal combat: How to control the opponent's mind. The Liar the Cheat and The Thief explores the drills and mindset of one of the last modern duelists. A Sun Tzu said "All warfare is deception".
Detroit the Unconquerable: The 1935 World Champion Tigers by Society for American Baseball Research
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,380. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
Biographies of every player, coach, and broadcaster involved with the 1935 World Champion Detroit Tigers baseball team, written by members of the Society for American Baseball Research. Also includes a season in review and other articles about the 1935 team. Edited by Scott Ferkovich with articles by Rob Neyer, Mark Armour, David Raglin, Marc Okkonen, and many others.
Right Hand to the Champ:13 Lessons that Changed My Life by Tasha Robinson-White
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,160. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Right Hand to the Champ is the highly anticipated memoir chronicling twelve years Tasha Robinson-White spent working for the iconic boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. As she became the CEO of Mayweather Music and the President of the Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation, her life and career were forever changed by the complicated working environment she was a part of.
Over the Ocean and to the Links: A Golfer's Journey by Jeff Foulk and Jay A. Blum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,420. Language: American English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
The purpose in writing this book was to inspire, and guide, other solitary or small groups of golfers to follow their dreams and experience the unique joy of golf in Scotland. I am just a regular working guy, not wealthy or well to do, just a person who clips store coupons for the local grocery store and simply enjoys the game of golf.
Raising Athletic Royalty: Insights to Inspire for a Lifetime by Frank Giampaolo
Price: $18.99 USD. Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
Raising Athletic Royalty provides essential insights, motivational quotes and perfect phrases to assist parents and coaches to inspire greatness in their athletes. Effective leadership begins with a can do, optimistic attitude. Raising Athletic Royalty is a gold mine of positive words of wisdom. It’s your parental playbook for life.
Tipping The Balance: The Mental Skills Handbook For Athletes [Sport Psychology Series] by Dr Martin Turner & Jamie Barker
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,420. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
Tipping The Balance offers contemporary evidence-based and highly practical mental strategies that help an athlete to develop the crucial mental skills that enable them to thrive under pressure, perform consistently when it matters most, and enjoy the challenge of the big event.
Guide Flies: Simple, Durable Flies that Catch Fish. by Tim Rolston
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 30,790. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
What flies do the professionals go to when the chips are down? In Guide flies, Tim Rolston, international competitive angler, national fly fishing team coach, guide and author provides all the information you need to manufacture your own highly effective fly patterns. Illustrated with superb graphics, external video content and a splash of humour.
Beginners Guide to Running - Fifteen Golden Tips by Dr Phil Harley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,360. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Starting to run is an exciting time. The start of this journey is a wonderful place to be. It is a great time in your life, full of discoveries and new things to learn. Fifteen golden tips. These pointers are to inspire you to lace up your shoes, get off the sofa and step out of the front door. If you achieve this and come back with a smile, then my work is done.
The Ben Trovato (mis)Guide to Golf by Ben Trovato
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,680. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
After hearing that golf is more addictive than heroin, Ben Trovato went out and tried them both. Once was enough. The experience inspired him to write a book to help people decide whether to start, continue or give up playing altogether. It's everything you ever wanted to know about this blood sport but were too drunk to ask.
Was Ihr Pferd wissen sollte by Keith Hosman
Series: Texas-Training. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,390. Language: German. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Wenn sich Ihr Pferd hat satteln lassen und Sie gestern zum ersten Mal aufsitzen konnten, dann steht für Sie morgen als erstes mein Buch auf dem Plan. Damit erhalten Sie einen Bauplan zum Legen eines Fundaments, ohne das kein Pferd auskommt, egal welchen Alters, welcher Rasse oder welchen Hintergrunds, unabhängig auch von dem, was Sie letztlich mit Ihrem Pferd vorhaben.
Chelsea Chronicles Volume Four by Mark Worrall
Series: Chelsea Chronicles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,910. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014 by Gate 17. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Jose Mourinho is back at Stamford Bridge. The Messiah returned. Is Jose still special? Can he deliver a second time around? The media are in a frenzy, and Blues supporters are daring to dream of silverware and lording it against their rivals. It all starts well enough of course, but Chelsea being Chelsea nothing goes quite as planned and glorious unpredictability is lurking everywhere.
The Thursday Speeches: Lessons in Life, Leadership, and Football from Coach Don James by Peter G. Tormey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
Two days before Christmas 1974, Don James seized the reins of a University of Washington football program in disarray. In his third season, Washington advanced to the Rose Bowl and beat the heavily favored Michigan Wolverines. In 18 years at Washington, James used these compelling stories in his pregame speeches to help transform the Huskies from mediocrity to national champions.
Collected Insights from the Field of Sport, Volume 1: Football and Society by AISTS (International Academy of Sports Science and Technology)
Price: Free! Words: 38,290. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research
This book provides practical insight in several aspects of the management of football. It aims to be a showcase of what can be achieved with the cooperation of academics and higher education participants. The studies in this book are derived from work that has been produced by the participants and visiting professors of the AISTS MSA (Master of Advanced Studies in Sports Administration).
John McGraw: A Giant in His Time by Charles Alexander
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,160. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bowling, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The definitive biography of the greatest figure from the Dead Ball Era, written by the highly respected chronicler of baseball biographies. John McGraw was an intense, driven man who followed up a highly successful playing career (.334/.466/.410) with a fabulous run as manager of the mighty New York Giants that included 10 pennants, 8 second place finishes and 3 World Series titles in 32 years.
An Open Secret: A Student’s Handbook for Learning Aikido Techniques of Self-Defense and the Aiki Way by Tony Blomert
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 23,160. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Shintoism(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Aikido is a self-defense martial art (budo) founded by Morihei Usehiba (O’Sensei) in Japan. Tony Blomert shares his experience and wisdom in this training guide about etiquette, tools and weapons, rank examination, relationships between students and teachers, etc., essential to learning Aikido and ultimately the Aiki way. An Open Secret provides a proven learning methodology for Aikido that can be
1970s Baseball: A History and Analysis of the Decade's Best Seasons, Teams, and Players by Joe Gersbeck
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 46,750. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics
Your one-stop reference guide is here for all things baseball during the 1970s. Selections are made for the decade's greatest players at every position, top 10 managers, fielders, clutch performers, memorable moments, most valuable players, individual seasons, rivalries, power/speed threats, and even tape measure homers. Relive all the memories from a great period in baseball history!