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Get on Your Bike!: Stay safe, get fit and be happy cycling

Rebecca Charlton · Bloomsbury USA
Format: Paperback

This book isn't like other cycling books. It's not designed to help you shave seconds off your time trial, help you corner like a pro, or help you eat a like an Olympic athlete. It's not trying to get you into racing or make you the next Tour de France rider.What it will do is show...
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Hiking Waterfalls in Virginia: A Guide to the State's Best Waterfall Hikes

Andy Thompson · Falcon Guides; First edition
Format: Print book

Hiking Waterfalls in Virginia includes detailed hike descriptions, maps, and color photos for approximately 100 of the most scenic waterfall hikes in the area. Hike descriptions also include history, local trivia, and GPS coordinates. Hiking Waterfalls in Virginia will take you through...
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The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Boxing: Seventh Edition

Harry Mullan · Carlton Books; 7 edition
Format: Book

Boxing has produced some of the world's most exciting and colorful athletes, from Jack Johnson and Jake LaMotta to Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson. They're all in this ultimate guide, the most comprehensive single-volume illustrated boxing reference available, now fully revised and updated...
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The Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide by Andrew Skurka

Andrew Skurka · National Geographic
Pages: 223
Format: Paperback

An experienced long-distance backpacker shares advice on proper hiking equipment, covering clothing, footwear, shelters, and cooking systems, and outlines sample gear kits for different types of terrain.
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The Patriot: The Stunning True Story of Aaron Hernandez: His Rise and Fall as a Football Superstar, His Two Explosive Trials for Murder, His Shocking Death

James Patterson · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The world's most popular thriller writer presents the definitive, never before told account of the Aaron Hernandez case. Everyone thought they knew Aaron Hernandez. He was an NFL star who made the game of football look easy. Until he became the prime suspect in a gruesome murder. But who was Aaron...
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After The Wind : 1996 Everest Tragedy--One Survivor's Story

Lou Kasischke · Good Hart Publishing
Pages: 310
Format: Hardcover

Near the top of Mount Everest, on 10 May 1996, eight climbers died. It was the worst tragedy in the mountain's history. Lou Kasischke was there. Now he tells the harrowing story of what went wrong, as it has never been told before - including why the climbers were desperately late and out of time....
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Guns the Right Way: Introducing Kids to Firearm Safety and Shooting

Jerry Luciano · Gun Digest Books
Format: Print book

Regardless of age, every child can benefit from learning about gun safety. Whether you want to introduce your child to firearms for hunting or sport - or simply ensure that he or she knows how to be safe around firearms - this is the book for you! This straightforward teaching aid can help...
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New River Guide: Paddling and Fishing in North Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia

Bruce Ingram · Secant Publishing Llc
Pages: 204
Format: Paperback

The New River is one of the most changeable and fickle rivers on the East Coast and also one of the most beautiful and rewarding. It attracts anglers, canoeists, kayakers, rafters, bird watchers, rock climbers, and those who simply enjoy the great outdoors. The New River Guide provides...
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The Beautiful Game: The Infographic Book of Soccer

John Andrews · Aurum Press Ltd
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Through stunning infographics and high-quality illustrations, the world of soccer is brought to life. Full of facts and stats, players and personalities, this is the beautiful game as you have never seen it before. Whether it is uncovering the most goals scored in an international tournament,...
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What Made Maddy Run: The Secret Struggles and Tragic Death of an All-American Teen

KATE FAGAN · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From noted on-air commentator and sports journalist Kate Fagan, the heartbreaking and vital story of college athlete Maddy Holleran, whose death by suicide rocked the University of Pennsylvania campus and whose life reveals with haunting detail and uncommon understanding the struggle of young...
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100 Family Adventures

Meek Family · Frances Lincoln
Format: Print book

Childhood obesity is increasing year on year. Happiness and well-being levels in children are on the decline too. Children spend less time outside and more time in front of screens computers, phones, games, television.100 Family Adventures provides a valuable resource bank of tried and tested...
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Foxcatcher: The True Story of My Brother's Murder, John du Pont's Madness, and the Quest for Olympic Gold

Mark Schultz · Dutton
Format: Hardcover

The riveting true story of Olympic wrestling gold medal-winning brothers Mark Schultz and Dave Schultz and their fatal relationship with the eccentric John du Pont, heir to the du Pont dynasty On January 26, 1996, Dave Schultz, Olympic gold medal winner and wrestling golden boy, was shot...
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The Complete Book of Horses: Breeds, Care, Riding, Saddlery: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia Of Horse Breeds And Practical Riding Techniques With 1500 Photographs - Fully Updated

Debby/ Muir Sarah (CON)/ Draper Judith (CON) Sly · Lorenz Books
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

Expert advice on breeds, all aspects of horse care, and step-by-step riding techniques, fully updated.
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