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A Passion for Cricket
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 91,830. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2019 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
This book is important, because it is about you, the reader, the community cricketer, volunteer and supporter. I love the game. I hope you will enjoy my stories, analysis and coaching tips. You hold the ‘soul’ of cricket in your hands. Lachlan Stonehouse
A Midsummer Night Stream
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,490. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2019 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
This memoir is a thoughtful journey through a lifetime’s angling, from the earliest beginnings with bent pin and worm to success with big fish and experiences in later life as an angling writer. It is full of tales to thrill the angler’s blood, along with many entertaining stories of encounters with other fishermen, passions and frustrations that lie at the heart of angling.
The Comeback
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,060. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2019 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The Comeback is a must read book about one man's journey from failure to purpose. Along the way there is danger, crime, and adventure. The writing is authentic, vulnerable, and 100% true. Take a journey with Cam Armitage as he candidly opens-up and recounts his life in this compelling true story.
John Cangelosi: The Improbable Baseball Journey of the Undersized Kid from Nowhere to World Series Champion
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,240. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2019 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
In this biography, John Cangelosi teams up with noted sports writer K. P. Wee to share his stories of growing up in Brooklyn and what it took to become an MLB player. This is an inside look at a real everyman of baseball, full of stories about stealing bases against legendary pitchers and catchers, and how it felt to celebrate the first championship in Marlins history.
We Ballin'
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 92,810. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
This book centers on the rise in fame and fortune of LaVar Ball, father of the Ball brothers and founder of the Big Baller Brand. It is told from the perspective of Marissa Mitchell, former protégé and later biographer and publicist for LaVar Ball.
One Football, No Nets
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 130,480. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2018 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
One Football, No Nets tells of one man’s leap of faith into the unknown, swapping life with his girlfriend and a third division football team in Eastern Europe for international football management in Africa.
Unlocking the Cage: Exploring the Motivations of MMA Fighters
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,940. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The cage door clangs shut. The lock slides into place. The voice in my head drowns out everything else. What the hell is wrong with me? Follow the journey of Mark Tullius, former cage fighter and boxer turned author and stay-at-home dad as he puts his love of fighting and his sociology degree to use. What began as a personal exploration to unlock his reasons for continuing to train and pursue a
Ya Wanna Go?
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 116,140. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
United States Hockey Hall of Fame Inductee Paul Stewart is a tough-as-rawhide sports legend with a heart of gold and tireless will to survive. More than just another hockey book, Stewart inspires by his living example of grit: that "stick-to-itness," and never-say-die attitude that earned him longevity in the highly competitive world of professional sports.
1st and Forever: Making the Case for the Future of Football
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,320. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Part memoir and part homage to the game he loves, former National Football Foundation president Bob Casciola mounts a persuasive case in support of football’s relevance to life.
The Boxer: My Journey to Lifelong Health and Fitness
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,800. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2018 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Ron Smith has been an amateur boxing champion and, for the past 17 years, an inspirational personal trainer. He’s also been an ultramarathon runner, senior manager in high-rise construction, and sometimes a flawed husband and father. In The Boxer, Ron shares his challenging journey towards lifelong health and fitness, with the belief that we all only have one life, and one chance to make it count.
Prevail: Celebrate the Journey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,630. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2018 by Richter Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
After being diagnosed with a rare, usually fatal cancer, Alder Allensworth made a miraculous recovery and took on a sailing journey most would only dream of. Having lost one eye to cancer, Alder dedicated herself to this 1,200-mile trip to raise money and awareness for sailors with disabilities. Alder faced all the unimaginable struggles this trip brought head-on.
Cycling into the Unexpected
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 81,840. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2018 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Fran Adams and her family have been travelling abroad on two wheels for more than thirty years, and their adventures have ranged from getting shipwrecked in a mountain torrent to straying on to a Spanish motorway, along with one or two painful road accidents and of course. This is a collection of fond memories of Fran's cycling adventures.
Scabs Heal All Wounds: True Story of a Replacement Player
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,980. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2017 by Richter Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Edward Porcelli tells the story of the 1994 MLB strike from the perspective of a replacement player during perhaps the darkest time in MLB history. He reveals behind the scenes interactions with minor league players and their views on "crossing the line" and the ramifications of becoming a scab. Ed also discusses the coaches' feelings and the role of the media in the public's view of the players.
Free Diving to Fame and Fortune
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,680. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The incredible adventures of a pioneer freediver in Sri Lanka in the early 50's. Setting himself up as an underwater guide, he attracted the rich and famous seeking a new interest. They invited him to their homes where the led a glamorous life style he hardly knew existed. Hans Hass and Jaques Cousteau both offered him employment. Later he made a fortune as a commercial diver in Singapore.
The Pepper Kid: The Life and Times of Ken Randall, Hockey's Bad Hombre
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 144,520. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
History comes to life in this sweeping saga about the first captain of Toronto's original NHL team. Ken Randall's journey begins in the days of pro hockey's infancy as he toiled in over 100 arenas that no longer exist, won two Stanley Cups, and played with and against the early icons of the sport. You'll meet all the characters that wove the game...
Undefeated: From Tragedy to Triumph
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,430. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2017 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Marc Buoniconti, son of an NFL Hall of Fame legend Nick Buoniconti, enjoyed an admittedly reckless lifestyle until a paralyzing football injury changed his outlook and pushed him to dedicate himself to helping others.
OOH-AAH: The Bob Booker Story
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 136,860. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2017 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
With contributions from former teammates, managers, and friends, the real Bob Booker is revealed in all his complexities. It is the kind, friendly, and humorous Bob that we all expected to find but also one who demonstrated grit, determination, courage, inner strength, guile and perseverance to forge such a long and successful career for himself.
Pigeon Man
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 127,870. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Jim Emerton bred and raced birds for 40 years and had birds return to the loft from as far as 879 miles away. Now in retirement from active racing, he devotes his time and energies to sharing his experiences and his expertise with the rest of the fancy. Here in one volume is a collection of his thoughts about pigeons and pigeon racing.
Warrior in the Ring: The life of Marvin Camel, Native American world champion boxer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,490. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016 by Riverbend Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Brian D’Ambrosio’s gripping biography captures the drama, danger, beauty, and ugliness of boxing, of Indian life on reservations, and especially, of the life of a stereotype-shattering man who inspired his people and boxing fans everywhere with his courage, achievements, and great warrior heart.
Born Into Baseball: Laughter and Heartbreak at the Edge of The Show
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,650. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Jim Campanis, Jr. shares his unique perspective on baseball in this collection of stories about his childhood as part of the Dodgers' inner circle; his career as an All American at USC and minor leaguer; and being part of a baseball family whose history dates back to the days of Jackie Robinson. Campanis is funny, insightful, and refreshingly honest about both his triumphs and failures.

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