Books tagged: running

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Call Of The Jungle - How a Camping-Hating City-Slicker Mum Survived an Ultra Endurance Race through the Amazon Jungle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,900. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Amanda Barlow describes the agony and the ecstasy of competing in the Jungle Marathon, the world's toughest endurance race. Leaving the comforts of home behind, she spends a week racing through the deep Amazon Jungle with just a hammock and a backpack. Every day provides new challenges, unpredictable obstacles and formidable weather that will test her physical and mental resolve to their limits.
Isabel: Running on the Edge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,470. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Emotions & Feelings, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Life was perfect for 14 year old Isabel with good friends and a close family, but the accident changed everything. Forced to move to struggle town, Northgate, Isabel soon discovers life is not so easy. Angry and lonely, Isabel turns to her passions of running and art, but overlooks elements essential for happiness. Eventually she discovers the missing pieces but must decide what to do with them.
Bucket List: Running Your First Race
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,390. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Millennial's are the biggest generation since the baby boomers, over 80 million in the U.S. Learn secrets from a true Millennial on running your first 'Bucket List' race. Bucket list runners is a life-style of fun! Make simple strides. Prepare yourself. Following easy, simple strategies and tools. You may catch up with other Millennial’s and baby boomers at the finish line! Live life fully today!
The President - Hobo Chronicles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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When The Hobo tries to get justice for a fractured skull, the Hobart police refuse to arrest the perpetrator. Instead they try to entrap the innocent victim, giving him no choice but to sleep in the woods. In order to stay sober, he spars in hard gyms with great Australian fighters. Even when fit and sober, he realizes without the puppet master, he’ll never get to fight in Australia ever again.
The Fall
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,600. Language: British English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
A man and a dog out in the hills in winter run into trouble far from help.
Trail of Second Chances
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,650. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
A high-octane adventure on a wild Montana mountain as one girl finds herself racing for her life against a malignant fire. Coached by her father and frustrated by his efforts to hold her back, Becca Hawthorne dreams of competing in the Olympics. She earned her chance to test herself against the best runners in the Pacific Northwest. But now she faces a tougher opponent than even the fastest girl.
Running in the Back of the Pack
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,540. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Essay » Author profile
Startling with Bettie's first run, this story follows her journey from 5Ks to ultras, love to loss, grief to healing, from her first marathon to more than 225 more. She's logged more miles than she thought possible, and she's still going-on track to complete more than 70 this year. She runs in the back of the pack, where the view is different. Some benefits were expected--some quite surprising.
Wheels
Price: Free! Words: 20,530. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
Wheels are meant to turn, but what if they don't? Sometimes wheels take us to somewhere we'd rather not be. Each of these nine stories is written around wheels and they are sometimes not what you would expect. All the authors' proceeds go directly to Sea Shepherd, a charity devoted to protecting our seas and oceans and the life within.
With Grace Under Pressure
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 91,250. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
An inspiring and heartwarming story, With Grace Under Pressure, set primarily in contemporary Chicago, follows the inter-twining lives of five women as part of a community of runners. It is the strength of one woman, Gracie Carlson, that ties these stories of self-realization and survival together as she leads them to transformations beyond anything they had dreamed possible.
8,000 Miles Across Alaska: A Runner's Journeys on the Iditarod Trail
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 84,840. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Lawyer and talented ultrarunner Tim Hewitt has achieved something entirely unique in the modern era: Eight thousand-mile treks across Alaska on the Iditarod Trail. This biography chronicles his adventures: the harrowing weather conditions, breathtaking scenery, fierce competition, kindness of strangers, humorous misadventures, humbling setbacks, battles for survival, and heroic victories.