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Scouting for Boys: The Original 1908 Edition

by Robert Baden-Powell Dover Publications (November 24, 2014)

Written by Robert Baden-Powell, Lieutenant General in the British Army and founder of the international Scouting movement, Scouting for Boys is one of the most influential manuals for youth ever published. First...


Through My Eyes

by Tim Tebow & Nathan Whitaker HarperOne (May 31, 2011)

FormerUniversity of Florida star quarterback, 2010 first-round draft pick for theDenver Broncos, and devout Christian Tim Tebow tellsthe story of his faith, his life, and his career in football in Through MyEyes...


Hail to the Redskins

by Adam Lazarus William Morrow (September 01, 2015)

At last, the definitive account of the Redskins’ championship decade

Based on more than ninety original interviews, here is the rollicking chronicle of the famed Washington Redskins teams of the Joe Gibbs years—one...


A Civil War: Army vs. Navy Tag - A Year Inside College Football's Purest Rivalry

by John Feinstein Little, Brown and Company (November 25, 2014)

Feinstein follows the Army and Navy football teams through the 1994 season, culminating with an account of the dramatic December face-off, and brings to life one of the oldest and most heated rivalries in American...


The United States Pony Clubs Manual of Horsemanship: Book 3: Advanced Horsemanship HB - A Levels

by Susan E. Harris Howell Book House (November 19, 2014)

Updated and enhanced information on the most recent topics added to the Pony Club curriculum, including land conservation, horse health and safety, nutrition and veterinary topics, better organization and easy...


Gun Digest's Shooter's Guide to Concealed Carry

by Jorge Amselle Gun Digest Books (December 09, 2014)

Written by experienced fi rearms instructor and military veteran Jorge Amselle, this book sorts through the issues involved in concealed carry to provide an easy-to-understand introduction. It is full of real-world...


White Planet: A Mad Dash through Modern Global Ski Culture

by Leslie Anthony Greystone Books (September 27, 2010)

Writer and adventurer Leslie Anthony has spent his life on two planks, racing down hills, searching for the next perfect ride. His real baptism, however, began in the early nineties when Alaska emerged as the...


Iditarod Adventures: Tales from Mushers Along the Trail

by Lew Freedman & Jon Van Zyle Alaska Northwest Books (January 12, 2015)

Features the fascinating careers of Iditarod icons as well as the administrators, volunteers, and classic characters that keep the race "running."


Sports: The Complete Visual Reference

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (September 05, 2012)

You will find everything you need to know about the history, rules, techniques, tactics, records, and even facilities and equipment. In addition, profiles on athletic training and psychological preparation will...


The Visual Dictionary of Sports & Games

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Sports and Games describes installations and pieces of equipment used for the most popular sport activities, and presents a selection of widely-known classical games. Convenient and...


Japanese Jiu-jitsu: Secret Techniques of Self-Defense

by Darrell Max Craig Tuttle Publishing (February 17, 2015)

With extensive, step-by-step photographs and instructions, this jiu-jitsu guide is an effective tool for mastering this ancient martial art.

The original Japanese martial art developed by the elite samurai class...


The Physics of Baseball

by Robert K. Adair Harper Perennial (January 20, 2015)

Blending scientific fact and sports trivia, Robert Adair examines what a baseball or player in motion does-and why. How fast can a batted ball go? What effect do stitch patterns have on wind resistance? How...


Every Army Man Is with You: The Cadets Who Won the 1964 Army-Navy Game, Fought in Vietnam, and Came Home Forever Changed

by Nicolaus Mills Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 13, 2014)

This book by historian Nicolaus Mills links the biographies of players on the 1964 Army team from the time they spent on the field together to the years they spent stationed around the country and the world,...


Deadly Force - Understanding Your Right To Self Defense

by Massad Ayoob Gun Digest Books (November 25, 2014)

In a long-awaited update of the world's most authoritative work on the subject, Massad Ayoob draws from an additional three decades of experience to educate responsible firearms owners about the legal, ethical,...


Defensive Pistol Fundamentals

by Grant Cunningham Gun Digest Books (December 09, 2014)

Real skills for real people!

Defensive Pistol Fundamentals helps you--the private citizen--learn the best, most efficient ways to defend your life, or the lives of your loved ones, with a legally carried pistol....


Gun Digest Guide to Customizing Your AR-15

by Kevin Muramatsu Gun Digest Books (November 25, 2014)

Whether for practical application or tricking out your gun, today's AR accessories are a world unto themselves. Gun Digest Guide to Customizing Your AR-15 examines the dizzying array of options and makes recommendations...


Golf Basics for Beginners: The Ultimate Guide about Clubs, Etiquette, Equipment, History and Terminology

by Aaron Knight Mojo Enterprises (September 14, 2014)

Golf enthusiast and avid player, Aaron Knight, has written Golf Basics for Beginners to help novice players understand the history, the terminology and distinction that makes this sport unlike any other. Golf...


Knox-Johnston On Sailing

by Robin Knox-Johnston Fernhurst Books Limited (August 20, 2010)

A lifetime of reflections on the joys, terrors, and triumphs of sailing?from Britain's greatest yachtsman

The first man to sail solo and non-stop around the world, in 1969, Robin Knox-Johnston instantly became...


Mastering the Samurai Sword: A Full-Color, Step-by-Step Guide [Downloadable Material Included]

by Cary Nemeroff Tuttle Publishing (September 02, 2014)

Memorialized in countless books and movies, the history of Japan's fearsome samurai warriors is known all over the world. Who can forget these Japanese masters' skills with the sword? Today, samurai warriors...


Protests as Events: Politics, Activism and Leisure

by Ian R. Lamond & Karl Spracklen Rowman & Littlefield International (November 05, 2014)

Protests as Events: Politics, Activism and Leisure is an edited collection that explores activism as a leisure activity and protests as events.


Sisterhood in Sports: How Female Athletes Collaborate and Compete

by Joan Steidinger Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 10, 2014)

Sisterhood in Sports reveals what drives the female athlete: communication, camaraderie, competition, collaboration, and community. Steidinger illustrates through real stories that the relationships they create,...


She's a Knockout!: A History of Women in Fighting Sports

by L. A. Jennings Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 23, 2014)

This book provides a detailed history of women fighters—including wrestlers, MMA competitors, and boxers—and the different issues revolving around the fighters and their sports. She’s a Knockout! tells...


Boxing in Philadelphia: Tales of Struggle and Survival

by Gabe Oppenheim Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 16, 2014)

In this book, author Gabe Oppenheim examines the rise and fall of boxing in Philadelphia, and how it often mirrored the city’s own narrative arc. Throughout, Oppenheim weaves together cultural history, urban...


The Cooperstown Chronicles: Baseball's Colorful Characters, Unusual Lives, and Strange Demises

by Frank Russo Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 23, 2014)

The Cooperstown Chronicles is an entertaining look at the unusual lives, strange demises, and downright rowdy habits of some of the most colorful personalities in the history of baseball. Frank Russo goes beyond...


High Strung: Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe, and the Last Days of Tennis's Golden Age

by Stephen Tignor HarperCollins e-books (May 17, 2011)

“A book full of aces....A true page-turner.”

Associated Press

“This is good stuff, and it’s written with flair.”

The Oregonian

High Strung by Stephen Tignor is the gripping untold story of the fiercest...


Historical Dictionary of Figure Skating

by James R. Hines Scarecrow Press (April 22, 2011)

The Historical Dictionary of Figure Skating relates the history of the sport through a chronology, an introductory essay, an extensive bibliography, and over 800 cross-referenced dictionary entries on hundreds...


Peak Physique

by Hollis Lance Liebman & Chris Jericho Bloomsbury Publishing (December 18, 2014)

A fool-proof gym plan from one of Hollywood's hottest trainers that acts like a Swiss army knife giving you everything you need to lose fat and sculpt your body in 12 weeks or less.

Offering you multiple tools...


3-Minute Horsemanship: 60 Amazingly Achievable Lessons to Improve Your Horse When Time Is Short

by Vanessa Bee Trafalgar Square Books (October 17, 2014)

A new book especially written for the time-starved 21st-century horse owner! Do you day after day make a promise to train yourself and your horse to be better at something, but when you get to the barn there...


Krav Maga: Real World Solutions to Real World Violence

by Gershon Ben Keren Tuttle Publishing (December 23, 2014)

Krav Maga: Real World Solutions to Real World Violence presents a no-nonsense approach to neutralizing attackers in close quarters.

Author Gershon Ben Keren explains the philosophy behind the Krav Maga method,...


Climbing Mt. Whitney

by Peter Croft, Wynne Benti & Glen Dawson Spotted Dog Press, Inc. (October 30, 2014)

People travel from all over the world to stand on the summit of Mt. Whitney the highest point in the contiguous United States. Miles of rugged granitic terrain, blue-green lakes, and impressive ridges are just...


The Adlard Coles Nautical Quiz Book

by Bloomsbury Publishing Bloomsbury Publishing (September 11, 2014)

The Adlard Coles Nautical Quiz Book is perfect for seafaring quizzers. It's divided into six nautically-flavoured categories, covering 1,000 questions. Categories range from Geography, Famous people and History...


Canvas Flying, Seagulls Crying

by Justin Tyers Bloomsbury Publishing (August 12, 2014)

After Justin and Linda Tyers lost everything in a devastating house fire, they rebuilt their lives by building a classic wooden yacht from scratch Â? starting by felling the trees. This story was told in their...


Mutiny on Board HMS Bounty

by William Bligh Bloomsbury Publishing (August 14, 2014)

On 28th April 1789 a small and unremarkable merchant vessel became one of the most famous ships in maritime history. HMS Bounty was under the command of 34-year-old Lieutenant William Bligh, an inexperienced...


South

by Ernest Shackleton Bloomsbury Publishing (August 14, 2014)

In 1911 Roald Amundsen beat Robert Falcon Scott to the South Pole, and Scott and his colleagues all died on the return journey. Ernest Shackleton, who had served with Scott on a previous expedition, decided...


The Monuments

by Peter Cossins Bloomsbury Publishing (March 13, 2014)

The Tour de France may provide the most obvious fame and glory, but it is cycling's one-day tests that the professional riders really prize. Toughest, longest and dirtiest of all are the so-called 'Monuments',...


Faster

by Michael Hutchinson Bloomsbury Publishing (March 27, 2014)

For professional cyclists, going faster and winning are, of course, closely related. Yet surprisingly, for many, a desire to go faster is much more important than a desire to win. Someone who wants to go faster...


Before the Machine: The Story of the 1961 Pennant-Winning Reds

by Mark J. Schmetzer & Greg Rhodes Clerisy Press (April 01, 2011)

The Big Red Machine dominated major league baseball in the 1970s, but the Cincinnati franchise began its climb to that pinnacle in 1961, when an unlikely collection of cast-offs and wannabes stunned the baseball...


Sailing, Yachts and Yarns

by Tom Cunliffe Fernhurst Books Limited (March 29, 2011)

“Nobody captures the magic of sail or conveys the lessons of seamanship like Tom. He’s one of sailing’s great raconteurs.” David Glenn, Editor, Yachting World

Tom Cunliffe, star of BBC TV’s The Boats...


The Shorter Wisden India Almanack 2014

by Bloomsbury Publishing Bloomsbury Publishing (October 23, 2014)

Wisden has grown through the years to embrace innovation and maintain its status as the most revered and cherished brand in cricket. The 'Bible of Cricket', Wisden Cricketers' Almanack has been published every...


Total Foam Rolling Techniques

by Steve Barrett Bloomsbury Publishing (October 23, 2014)

The ultimate 'one stop' guide to using foam rollers. A relative newcomer to the fitness scene, lots of us don't know how to use foam rollers effectively as part of an exercise or training routine.

Originally...


Kiteboarding

by Alex Hapgood Bloomsbury Publishing (October 09, 2014)

Over the past fifteen years, the extreme sport of kiteboarding has developed from an unlikely concept into a worldwide phenomenon. Kiteboarding: Where it's at... tracks these changes and looks at the various...


Touch Rugby

by David Woolley Bloomsbury Publishing (October 25, 2014)

Touch Rugby is a rapidly growing game and an attractive sport to rugby coaches and players because of the core skills it develops and the high levels of fitness it encourages. The absence of contact, the high...


The Boat Data Book

by Richard Nicolson & Ian Nicolson Bloomsbury Publishing (October 02, 2014)

The Boat Data Book is a treasure trove of invaluable information for boatowners, designers, builders, surveyors, chandlers and anyone maintaining their own boat.

This seventh edition has been updated throughout...


Swim Better, Swim Faster

by Paul Mason Bloomsbury Publishing (September 28, 2014)

Author Paul Mason had worked with swimmers of most levels, ranging from national champions to untrained enthusiasts who couldn't understand why they couldn't go any faster. There are lots of swimmers out there...


Be Your Own Boat Surveyor

by Dag Pike Bloomsbury Publishing (September 11, 2014)

Boats are expensive and they are complicated - unless you are going to pay a professional to carry out a survey (at yet more expense) it is invaluable to be able to:

- quickly assess a potential purchase for...


20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

by Jules Verne Bloomsbury Publishing (August 14, 2014)

After a mysterious sea monster damages an ocean liner, the US government assembles a team in New York City to track down the creature and destroy it. French marine biologist Pierre Aronnax receives a last-minute...


The Anatomy of Sail

by Nic Compton Bloomsbury Publishing (September 11, 2014)

An encyclopedic compendium of every element of a yacht, this book contains a wealth of information for the aficionado as well as the newcomer, taking apart the sailboat to explore every part of it in depth....


The Sea Wolf

by Jack London Bloomsbury Publishing (August 14, 2014)

Set adrift after a collision with another vessel, ferry passenger Humphrey van Weyden is picked up by the seal-hunting schooner the Ghost. His relief at being rescued slowly turns into concern once he meets...


Bike Fit

by Phil Burt, Chris Boardman & Chris Hoy Bloomsbury Publishing (August 19, 2014)

This practical guide, written by a leading BIKE FIT expert, takes you step-by-step through the BIKE FIT process Â? to ensure you maximise your cycling potential.

Do you suffer from lower back pain after a...


The Weather Handbook

by Alan Watts Bloomsbury Publishing (September 11, 2014)

The Weather Handbook is the essential guide to how the weather is formed, providing readers with the ability to look at the sky and interpret its signs, and combine this knowledge with information provided by...