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Nautical Musings
By James Keen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,330. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Thirty-seven short stories are excerpted from original articles published 1993 to 1996 in a weekly newspaper column named Nautical Musings that appreared in The Daily Southerner in Tarboro, NC.
Surf Like a Girl: The Surfer Girl's Ultimate Guide to Paddling Out, Catching a Wave, and Surfing with Aloha
By Rebecca Heller
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,500. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Surfing
Surf Like a Girl covers all the basics: how to ride the waves, what to wear, safety and etiquette, and loads of advice for the landlocked surfer girl. It’s a perfect resource, whether you’re about to paddle out and catch a wave or you just want to look like you pulled a wicked cutback.
The Binomial Man
By Paul Stevens
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 29,780. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Surfing
In this rollicking memoir author Paul Stevens recounts his efforts to become an ocean going sailor (at 60), a surfer (at 65), and a skier (at 68), by compensating his complete lack of sporting talent with sheer determination. Along the way he gets a new body, and a whole new outlook on life.
Basketball Just for You
By Henry Walczyk
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,350. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
This book is a motivational teaching tool for both coaches and players and shows the beauty of the unique sport of basketball. There is an emphasis on the importance of health, educational and discipline as well as strategies and techniques essential to playing a good game.
Travel in Ukraine: Your Tour Guide to EURO 2012
By Kateryna Tomina
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 21,640. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The book gives the reader an insight into traveling throughout Ukraine. It mainly focuses on 4 major cities in which the football championship Euro 2012 is to be held: Kiev, Kharkiv, Donetsk and Lviv. Whether you are a single traveller who decided to visit Ukraine or a member of a football fans team - you will find the book useful during your visit.
Birdies, Bogies and Kiwis: Golfing and Touring New Zealand
By Liz Clark
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 51,550. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
(5.00 from 1 review)
With 400 established courses, no country on Earth has more golf courses per capita than New Zealand. We’d heard visitors easily enjoy a game without the overcrowding experienced in many other parts of the world. So, when Geoff, my best pal and golfing partner popped the question, I was pretty darned pleased. “A golfing trip to New Zealand? When do we leave?”
Duncan Edwards: The Full Report
By Iain McCartney
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,860. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Many have claimed that Duncan Edwards was potentially the greatest footballer to emerge from the British Isles. Unquestionably he was the greatest schoolboy footballer the British game has ever produced, a midfield Colossus who dominated top flight, European and International games while still a teenager.
Glory Nights: From Wankdorf to Wembley
By Mel Gomes
Price: $6.42 USD. Words: 54,750. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Tottenham Hotspur returned to play in the European Cup for the first time in 49 seasons in 2010/11. Mel Gomes followed them over land and sea on their journey, staying on the Champions League Gravy Train for one of the epic series of Clasicos as Barcelona played Real Madrid four times in sixteen days, and then onto Barca's Final against Manchester United at Wembley. This books tells that story.
The Roman Conquest - Chelsea Kings of Europe 2012
By Harry Harris
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,100. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
After one billion pounds and eight managers in eight years, owner Roman Abramovich finally got his hands on the trophy he craved in Munich.
Mancini: Diary of a Champion
By Harry Harris
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 163,620. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
This is the incredible inside story of Manchester City’s first title in 44 years and perhaps the most remarkable football season of all-time, written from the point of view of the man in the eye of the storm - City manager Roberto Mancini.
Paddling Gear You Can Make For The Do-It-Yourself And Poverty-Strricken Paddler
By Richard Johnson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,880. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking
Close to a hundred bits of kayaking and camping gear you can make yourself from recycled materials, save you cash and save the planet!
The Mardale Hunt - A History
By Ron Black
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,210. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Using material written at the time and original photographs, this book tells the story of the Mardale Hunt and the annual Shepherds' Meet that for centuries took place in the now flooded Mardale valley.
Tight Lines - Trout & Bass Fishing
By AnEx Publications
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,830. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
Roger Aziz is an award-winning writer and former Director of The New England Outdoor Writers Association. In this book, Aziz offer his readers valuable insider information on where to fish, when to fish, and how to fish for trout, bass, pickerel and other sport and game fish in MA, NH or elswhere. Also see Roger's Title, "Secrets of Trout & Bass Fishing Revealed" in paperback or eBook format.
Scuba Diving Fitness: The Missing Component Extortion, Bribes, and Shysters Cannot Get You
By Coach Izzy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,160. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012 by HydraGaea Books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling
Scuba Diving Fitness: The Missing Component Extortion, Bribes, and Shysters Cannot Get You continues where The Fit and Healthy Diver Manifesto left. It goes in-depth into the evident but unmentioned aspects that lead ambitions and goals – fitness goals the most – to their premature demise.
OPEN HEART RUNNER: searching for meaning after my heart stopped
By Gregory Marchand
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 49,650. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012 by Agio Publishing House. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When Gregory Marchand suffered a cardiac arrest after an 8K race and was without a pulse for 20 minutes, few thought he'd survive. This inspiring story tells how he battled through a coma, heart surgery and debilitating brain injury to search for the meaning behind his survival that doctors called miraculous. Gregory's meditative memoir offers insight into how nearly dying can bring new life.
Excuse me, which way is the Baja 1000?
By Airborne Andy
Series: Adventures of Airborne Andy, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,180. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling
(5.00 from 1 review)
An aging working man and avid motorcycle enthusiast finds himself with one more chance at real adventure. With off-road riding skills developed as a teenager but unused for several decades, no desert racing experience, and a general purpose motorcycle suited more for commuting than off-road racing, Airborne Andy throws caution to the wind and reaches for the brass ring – The Baja 1000!
Heart For The Game
By Simon Keith
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,760. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Field Sports
Simon Keith is not only one of the longest-living heart transplant recipients, he is also the first to have ever played professional sports after a transplant. This is his remarkable story.
Welcome to the Sky!
By Jim Trevors
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 133,420. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Join pilot Jim Trevors for an amazing insight into the the world of an international helicopter pilot. From active war zones through to New Zealand's stunning mountains, this book is the next best thing to actually being there. We'll drop SAS troops into combat, smile politely at the SAM missile crews on a restricted Iranian island, and be back in time for lunch. With just the odd bullet hole...
This Simple Game
By Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,040. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Ken Barnes was widely regarded as one of the finest footballers of his generation never to have won an England cap. During a distinguished playing career with Manchester City, Ken appeared in the FA Cup finals of 1955 and 1956 and later captained the club before retiring in the early 60s.
Pike Fishing
By David Phillips
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,380. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
David Phillips caught his first 20 lb pike in 1971, aged just 15. Since then he has fished for pike in all corners of the British Isles – including the mighty loughs of Ireland, where he once landed five consecutive pike averaging over 20 lb (and all on artificial lures). If you love catching pike – or want to learn how to catch them – this is the book you can't afford to miss.