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Luck (The Eventing Series Book 4)
by Natalie Keller Reinert

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English

Pages

255

Publication Date

January 12, 2018

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Jules is used to starting over. With her horses, her dreams, and Pete by her side, they're making a new go of eventing life in an unlikely setting. After years of riding for trainers and owners, their isolated little farm feels like a luxury to her. Unfortunately, not everyone in the business agrees that less is more. Jules has never thought of herself as lucky, but now she'll need all the luck -- and hard work -- in the world to hang on to the horses she loves.<br /><br />The fourth installment in the bestselling Eventing Series continues the story of Jules and Pete, two equestrians trying to make their names in Florida's famous Three-Day Eventing community.
Grace, Gold, and Glory My Leap of Faith
by , Michelle Burford

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English

Pages

224

Publication Date

November 27, 2012

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<p>In the 2012 London Olympics, US gymnast Gabrielle Douglas stole hearts and flew high as the All-Around Gold Medal winner, as well as acting as a critical member of the US gold-medal-winning women gymnastics team. In this personal autobiography, Gabrielle tells her story of faith, perseverance, and determination, demonstrating you can reach your dreams if you let yourself soar.</p>
Relaxed & Forward: Relationship Advice from Your Horse
by Anna Blake

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English

Pages

270

Publication Date

January 17, 2016

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"Do you still watch those old horse movies that you've seen a dozen times, just for the scenes of the horse galloping in slow motion? Do you hold your breath just a bit? Do you get something in your eye?<br /> <br />We've been besotted with horses since they had three toes. From the popular <i>Relaxed and Forward</i> blog comes training advice combining the everyday fundamentals of dressage with mutual listening skills. Blake writes with a profound respect for horses and an articulate voice for humans, blending equal parts inspiration and un-common sense. It's serious training communicated with humor and lightness, because horses like us when we laugh. <br /><br />Most riders want to build a better relationship with their horse. These short essays are geared as much toward attitude as technique, and include topics ranging from reading calming signals from your horse to using breath as your best communication tool. Blake's writing uses clear descriptions, storytelling, and humor to inspire meaningful, positive communication. Less correction and more direction. Horses are honest; they answer us in kind. If we want a better response, a more fluid conversation and relationship with a horse, we have to be the ones to change first. The other word for that is leadership.<br /><br />By the award-winning author of Stable Relation, A Memoir of One Woman's Spirited Journey Home, by Way of the Barn.<br /><br />"Excitement and delight surge through me every time I see Anna Blake's name as an author. Her writing is filled with deep understanding and heart connection, seasoned with a lively dash of humor. Reading her work is like giving myself a gift...one I can open again and again." --Kim Walnes, winning USET Three Day Eventer, Riding Instructor/Trainer, and Life Coach.
Defining Gravity (Defining Gravity Series Book 1)
by Genevieve Mckay

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English

Pages

323

Publication Date

August 01, 2017

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Fifteen-year-old Astrid never breaks the rules; she’s much too terrified of her overbearing father to step out of line. He controls her weight, her friends, and even her career path. And he doesn’t approve of anyone in their family thinking for themselves. <br /><br />When one impulsive decision ends in disaster, Astrid is grounded for the summer, forced to put her archery career on hold and take a menial job cleaning stalls at a posh dressage barn. <br /><br />It takes a little horse named Quarry and a quirky cast of characters to banish Astrid's unhappiness and show her that she is worth something.<br /><br />But when her father steps in, once again, everything Astrid has grown to love is threatened. <br />
Balancing on Blue: A Thru-Hiking Adventure on the Appalachian Tra...
by Mr Keith Foskett

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English

Pages

284

Publication Date

March 19, 2015

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<p>Amazing journeys begin with a single step, but only the dedicated keep walking.</p><p><b>Short-listed for Outdoor Book of the Year by The Great Outdoors Magazine</b></p><p>Every year thousands of adventurers attempt to hike all 2,180 miles of the gruelling and unforgiving Appalachian Trail. Around five months later, beaten and bruised, those who finish are known as thru-hikers.</p><p>Keith Foskett weaves a true-life tale that’s as thought-provoking as it is entertaining. Accompanied by an array of eclectic characters – including a world-champion juggler, a drug dealer, and a sex-starved builder from Minnesota – he takes the reader on a compelling adventure that pushes the limits of both endurance and imagination.</p><p>During his five months living in the woods, Foskett’s psychological apprehensions are stretched to the limit against the wild elements of nature. By turns humorous and harrowing, his journey allows him to overcome his fears while reflecting on the man he’s meant to be. His adventure weaves a route through some of America's wildest landscapes and history, and is told with insight, humour and reflection.</p><p>Perhaps he too will tame the most renowned long-distance hiking trail in the world, and emerge as a thru-hiker.</p><p><br /><b>Reviews for Balancing on Blue</b></p><p><br /><i>"A highly anticipated Appalachian Trail memoir, and well worth the wait."</i><br /><b>Daniel Neilson (The Great Outdoors Magazine)</b></p><p><i>"Long distance hikes are simultaneously life-affirming and total agony. Walking 2000 miles would be a phenomenal journey wherever in the world you did it. To tackle the legendary Appalachian Trail is a truly special experience, and one I dream of attempting sometime in my life. Amongst the bears, moose and rattlesnakes, climbing to 2000 metres, and countless aches and pains lives the memory of a special journey, the wonderful people who briefly share the experience with you, and the knowledge that lasts long after the final blister has healed. It’s a lifetime’s worth of adventurous memories crammed into one simple walk."</i><br /><b>Alastair Humphreys (Author, adventurer and a National Geographic Adventure of the Year)</b></p><p><i>"With thru-hiking gaining in popularity, many look to the Appalachian Trail to test out their trail legs, and discover why it holds the reputation it does.</i><br /><i>The wilds of this planet are serene, peaceful and offer the chance to break away from a normal existence. Keith’s wonderful perspective of the trail reflects this freedom."</i><br /><b>Jennifer Pharr Davis (Author and previous record holder for the fastest ever thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail).</b></p><p><i>"An entertaining and inspiring account of one of the world’s longest walks and the people who walk it. Keith is a perfect walking companion for the ups and downs of the trail – his easy and understated style kept me turning the pages.</i><br /><i>Essential reading for those contemplating their own big adventure."</i><br /><b>David Lintern (Editor - Outdoor Enthusiast Magazine)</b></p><p><i>"This book is for anyone who's ever dreamed about a big adventure, as Fozzie spins a funny, thought-provoking and inspiring tale of thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail. You'll be handing in your notice and packing up your rucksack as soon as you've finished reading."</i><br /><b>Jenny Walters (Country Walking Magazine)</b></p><p><i>"Long distance backpacking trips can be monotonous, and it’s often the same story for most books about them. Balancing on Blue is something completely different and once again, Keith invites you to the world that he calls home.</i><br /><i>Be prepared for great story telling, unique and interesting characters, humour and insight."</i><br /><b>Andrew Skurka (Long distance hiker, adventurer and National Geographic Adventurer of the Year 2007).</b></p>
Horse Gone Silent
by Shane Ledyard

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English

Pages

137

Publication Date

January 29, 2016

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Inspired by a true story, 'Horse Gone Silent' delivers adventure, drama and life lessons in a perfectly tidy package that will speak to your heart like no horse story ever has before. <br /><br />Champion show jumping horse Calebo gives a divinely critical message of hope in his inspirational tale of perseverance and courage. Calebo's story follows him from his charmed youth, to the top of his sport to finding himself moments from death by slaughter. Never sure of his ultimate fate, he relies on his faith, family and friends to give him strength on his incredible journey. <br /><br />Written by professional horse trainer Shane Ledyard, 'Horse Gone Silent' takes you right into the barn aisle and onto this fabled horse's back for a great ride you won't want to end.
Jim Thorpe, Original All-American
by Joseph Bruchac

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English

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292

Publication Date

October 02, 2008

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Jim Thorpe was one of the greatest athletes who ever lived. He played professional football, Major League Baseball, and won Olympic gold medals in track & field. But his life wasn’t an easy one. Born on the Sac and Fox Reservation in 1887, he encountered much family tragedy, and was sent as a young boy to various Indian boarding schools—strict, cold institutions that didn’t allow their students to hold on to their Native American languages and traditions. Jim ran away from school many times, until he found his calling at Pennsylvania’s Carlisle Indian School. There, the now-legendary coach Pop Warner recognized Jim’s athletic excellence and welcomed him onto the football and track teams.<p>Focusing on Jim Thorpe’s years at Carlisle, this book brings his early athletic career—and especially his college football days—to life, while also dispelling some myths about him and movingly depicting the Native American experience at the turn of the twentieth century. This is a book for history buffs as well as sports fans—an illuminating and lively read about a truly great American.</p>
Bludog: Journey on the Appalachian Trail
by Blu Webster

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English

Pages

141

Publication Date

November 18, 2017

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Ever dreamed of hiking the Appalachian Trail? Not sure what to pack or what to expect? Open the journals of hiker Bludog as he covers the preps, gear and attitude needed for a thru hike attempt. After a debilitating motorcycle accident a year earlier, does he muster the strength to get out of Georgia alive? <br /><br />One man, setting out on the world’s most popular trail. Follow along as he dodges snakes, bears and Japanese film crews; assists in car crashes and performs trail surgery on fellow hikers. <br /><br />A captivating journal describing the thru hiker lifestyle, trials and wonders known only to the small band of long distance wood travelers. An account of secret places, yellow blazes and great bars. Discover how life on the trail parallels your everyday life. Grab a beverage, a good spot on the couch, and slip onto the trail with Bludog, if only for a moment.
See No Evil (Brotherhood Trilogy Book 1)
by Jordan Ford

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English

Pages

338

Publication Date

October 22, 2016

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<i><h3>The first book in a trilogy about three "brothers" and the girls they must protect.</h3></i><br />All Christiana wanted was a little flirty fun.<br />What she got was a one-way ticket to her personal nightmare.<br /><br />Her friend is dead…and she knows who did it. Now a key witness in a murder trial, she’s been hidden away in the one place no one will think to look for her: Eton Preparatory School for Boys.<br /><br />It’s a stupid move. Insane. But she doesn’t have a choice.<br />Instead of completing her senior year with the popular crowd, she’s being forced to hide in a school with exactly zero XX chromosomes. Even worse, she’s somehow supposed to act like the Neanderthals walking the halls.<br /><br />But then she meets the guys next door—the smoking-hot ones. And it doesn’t help that one in particular could unravel her in a heartbeat…and potentially blow her cover. How’s she supposed to resist Trey Calloway, the star hockey player who never backs down from a fight…and who never takes no for an answer?<br /><br />She’s supposed to be focused on staying safe, not on the guy who’s getting under her skin. Her chilling past isn’t going to suddenly disappear.<br />In fact, it might just be catching up with her.<br /><br /><br /><b><i>If you're looking for a fast paced thrill ride packed with drama, suspense, romance and unexpected twists, then See No Evil is just the book for you.</i></b> <br /><br /><br /><i>COMING SOON: <br />Speak No Evil - due for release in Jan 2017<br />Hear No Evil - due for release in Feb/Mar 2017<br /><br />For exclusive access to an unpublished short story about how Christiana's nightmare began, sign up for Jordan's newsletter: http://www.subscribepage.com/u5u0a3</i><br />
Saving Babe Ruth (Prequel to the Lawyer David Thompson Thriller S...
by Tom Swyers

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English

Pages

352

Publication Date

June 27, 2014

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<b>An award-winning, Amazon #1 bestselling novel destined to become a classic.</b><br /><br />Did you ever get yourself involved in something only to discover that it's way bigger than you? Imagine corruption surrounding you and that there's no escape. It's too late for you to back out, but you're going to pay a heavy price for moving forward to make things right. That's when you have to suck it up and say to yourself:<br /><br /><i>Striking out is not an option . . . </i><br /><br />Survival is the name of the game when two obsessed men teeter on the cusp of madness in a war over a kids' baseball field in this thriller based on a true story.<br /><br />Travel baseball promoter Rob Barkus has a full bench. He's backed by a corrupt board of directors, a sports-fixated high school administration, and a mob of crazy travel baseball parents. He'll stop at nothing to kill the town's sandlot baseball league so that his elite travel teams can take over its beautiful Babe Ruth baseball field.<br /><br />The only obstacle between Barkus and his field of dreams is David Thompson, a Civil War buff and burned-out lawyer. When Thompson steps up to save the crumbling league for his son and the rest of the sandlot players in town, Barkus unleashes a cunning and ruthless attack against David, his family, and his teenaged league of misfit players.<br /><br />Thompson is outnumbered and surrounded. He's like a man who walked into quicksand. The harder he struggles to save the league, the deeper he sinks. On top of it all, Thompson is stuck in a family Catch-22. If he surrenders, he might lose his son's love along with his own self-respect, not to mention losing the game of summer for the sandlot kids in town. Yet if he doesn't back down, it threatens his marriage and deprives his son of any chance to play on the high school team.<br /><br />Thompson is on an emotional roller coaster and he can't get off. He is fighting his own civil war as he struggles to make a difference in the town he cherishes without harming the family he loves.<br /><br />Standing alone and pushed to his breaking point, he needs to figure out when to fold and when to fight. One thing is for sure: if he finally snaps, he won't take any prisoners.<br /><br />Captivating characters lead double lives and keep secrets in this award-winning page-turner, laced with humor, about a man who takes a stand and risks it all to make a difference in a world gone mad.<br /><br /><i>New York Times</i> bestselling author Margot Livesey says Swyers "has created a man for all seasons" in David Thompson and calls <i>Saving Babe Ruth</i> "an absorbing and compulsively readable novel."<br /><br />In a foreword, Babe Ruth's grandson, Tom Stevens, calls <i>Saving Babe Ruth<i> a "great story."<br /><br /><b>Read <i>Saving Babe Ruth</i> as the prequel to the Lawyer David Thompson Series which starts with the <i>The Killdeer Connection</i> as the first book. <i>The Killdeer Connection</i> was selected as a 2017 winner in Amazon's international Kindle Scout writing competition.</b><br /><br /><i> Saving Babe Ruth </i> is an Amazon multiple category bestseller.<br /><br /><b>Gold Winner,  Benjamin Franklin Award, 2015 "Best First Book: Fiction."<br />Silver Winner, Benjamin Franklin Award, 2015 "Best Popular Fiction."<br />Readers Views, "Best Regional Fiction 2014/2015: Northeast."<br />Finalist, "Best New Fiction," 2014 USA Best Book Awards.</b></i></i><i><i></i></i>

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