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It's Not Early Enough Yet : Adventures in Paddlefishing
By B Beckum
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,490. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
It's Not Early Enough Yet is the hilarious adventures and misadventures of a group of fishermen on their quest for the elusive paddlefish, a sturgeon like creature. Join Brent and his friends on fishing trips that span more than a decade as they contend with adverse weather, border crossings, hangovers, stray dogs, mechanical bulls and law enforcement agents, usually with a beer in hand.
The Bad, The Good and Two Fly Fishing Women, and a Life-Changing Day on a River
By Randy Kadish
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2010. Category: Fiction
When Amanda's mother deserts her to be with a new man, Amanda is hurt. She loses faith in the world, especially when her loving grandmother is diagnosed with cancer. Amanda struggles to find answers, and then on the banks of the Junction River she, along with Shana, her adopted dog, and Vernon, a grieving alcoholic, experience an unexpected, terrifying event that helps her learn to forgive.
My Friend Michale a true story about the Real Jaws
By Kenneth Grimshaw
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,580. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Fiction
The Greatest White Shark Story Ever Told! From: Kirkus Review: " As a pilot in Montauk,N.Y.area,Grimshaw certainly knows the world he's writing about.His enthusiasm for the subject matter comes through in his decriptions of the shark's world as well as of fishing culture."A fun piece of New York history told in an unusual way." *** After you read the book, ask yourself did he or didn't he?
Always Take Your Rifle
By Sean Jeffries
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,400. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Always Take Your Rifle is a collection of short articles on hunting and fishing drawn from the author's adventures in the outdoors. From the poignant "Living and Dying in Four Wheel Drive" to the comical "Why do I Always get a Defective One?", the stories span a twenty-five year history of his days afield. Scattered throughout the book are some of the author's favorite wild game recipes.
Coffee Break anyone?
By Louise Narvick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Have you ever wondered what the difference is between various coffee drinks at a coffee bar wuth all of those special names? What about all those coffees on the grocery shelves? What is the difference between the European blends, American Blends, Espresso and Kona Coffees? Have they only been given special names or are they different in flavors and tastes. You can find a brief discription here.
The Second Fly Caster: Fatherhood, Recovery and an Unforgettable Tournament
By Randy Kadish
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Fiction
Erik is proud that his father is a great fly caster, but then an unexpected outcome of a casting tournament leaves Erik questioning what once seemed to be only a sport. Years later, these questions deepen when Erik’s ideals are crushed by war. He struggles with his demons, until a discovery leads him to new meanings of fly casting. Through their prism, Erik sees the world in a forgiving light.
Fishing the Grayling
By Donald Hammond
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,830. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
The peculiar and indescribable charm and fascination of grayling fishing has been realized by those few whose tastes lie in the direction of this preeminently winter pastime. The fish, indeed, has been designated the 'Lorelei' of the river, and rightly so.
Skiing With God
By Jill Murphy Long
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 98,540. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Category: Fiction
In Heaven, there are 8,143 ski resorts. Ski enthusiast Joy heard rumors Heaven offered every type of skiing ever imagined and after skiing with God—that’s her job now, she knows these tales to be true. Part Zen, part Catholic, part fantasy, and part true, Skiing With God will keep skiing and its memories alive—especially when winter is months away or where snow is many miles down the road.
Be Brave, Be Strong: A Journey Across the Great Divide
By Jill Homer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,090. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This is an inspiring and often harrowing account of Jill Homer's record-breaking, 2,740-mile mountain bike ride from Canada to Mexico along the Great Divide. The book follows the thrilling adventure, grueling physical challenges, and emotional turmoil of an ordinary person trying to do something extraordinary.
The Survival Kit
By John A. Heatherly
Price: Free! Words: 110. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This comic is a great resource for building your own Survival Kit.