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The Hunting Rookie

Author : Bert Rico
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The Hunting Rookie is a chronicle of Bert Rico's first few experiences as a new hunter and his growing relationship with the outdoors and nature. It is the story of his first 5 hunts beginning from a giddy no experience rookie on until it comes full circle with his first hunt as a mentor welcoming another new hunter into the community. His storytelling of the hunts captures in great detail what it is like to be a new hunter later on in life. He emphasizes lessons learned as his experiences grow in number and depth. He also discusses his passion for the animals he comes across, the emotions that runs through a hunter before, during and after a hunt, as well as the appreciation and gratitude for the meals it provides him, his friends, and family.

Hunting Essentials

Author : James Kavanagh
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Hunting Essentials references everything a rookie hunter needs to know before heading out. Includes tips for selecting the proper weapon and ammunition as well as species-specific information. Portable and lightweight, this waterproof guide is the perfect companion to have on hand whenever you are on the hunt.


Author : Albert Anderson
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Prexy: From the Journals of a Rookie College President, by writer Albert Anderson, provides an insider's look into the world of higher education in a traditional, small college setting. Steen Jonnsen is fresh from the world of college teaching when he lands a position as president of Livermoor College. He and his wife, Martha, and their two children have to adjust to their new lifestyle, not only in terms of income but in terms of their social standing within the community and the academic environment. Of course, his wife Martha sees herself as Steen's discerning critic and then there's Professor Grundheim who seems to think it's his life purpose to inform Steen what a president should do and how to do it. Meanwhile, Steen is just trying to assume his new role and new identity without losing his mind This heartwarming, humorous tale reads like a journal from inside the mind of a young man beginning a challenging position of leadership over a 20 plus year period. He is regularly tested, challenged, criticized, and changed as he matures in his professional and personal life.The characters are rich and complex, the dialogue sharp and intelligent, and the story universally appealing. Author Bio: Albert Anderson is retired from a career in higher education. He has written numerous professional articles and books on philosophy, education, and philanthropy. He lives with his wife on a lakeshore of northern Minnesota. Prexy: From the Journals of a Rookie College President is his first work of fiction. http: //


Author : Christopher J. Robinson
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As an African American, Staff Sergeant William Carver defies racial boundaries to gain entrance into the elite counter-terrorist unit, Delta Force. Thrown into the Iraq War, the hunt for Saddam Hussein is full throttle, and Will has made it his personal goal to capture or kill the notorious leader. He works hard to beat the odds and become top of his team. But his single-minded focus is complicated when he meets a beautiful bartender and starts a whirlwind affair. Torn between two worlds, Will must choose love or country. Despite intense feelings and Will’s dedication to the people he cares for, he eventually abandons the woman he loves for his military career, and so his path is set. Thanks to his elite training, Will soon uncovers a plot by the Russians to extricate Hussein from his hometown of Ad Dwar. With his quarry almost in his grasp, Will can’t help but look back and wonder about the woman he left behind. He must make the hardest decision of his life. Can he find a way to place an equal balance on love and country, or will he fail and lose it all?

The Rookie

Author : Jennifer LaBrecque
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Maddie Felton used to be a credit-card-flashing daddy's girl. But that was so three years ago. Now the heiress is ready to make her mark on her family's motel chain empire. Problem is, she's never had a job. Any job. That is, until daddy puts her in charge of his latest venture—NASCAR sponsorship. Driving rookie Tucker Macray knows NASCAR is an opportunity of a lifetime—but does it have to come with a spoiled rich girl sponsor running his show? Say this. Do that. It's not as if she knows an iota about the sport or even pretends to enjoy it. But would she actually sabotage Tucker's rookie season to get out of her job?

The Rookie

Author : Jim Morris
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The heart-wrenching, unbelievable true story of MLB pitcher Jim Morris's last-ditch attempt to join the major leagues. He Played A Boy's Game. He Lived A Man's Life. As a lonely child, Jim Morris took one thing with him wherever his family moved-his ability to hit and throw a baseball. For Jim, the passion of becoming a major-league ballplayer was his anchor and inspiration...until injuries and life got in the way. A decade after Jim walked away from the minors and began a life of fatherhood and mortgage payments, he made a promise to the hardscrabble high-school team he coached: If they could win their local championship, he would try out again for the big leagues. They did-and he did. Now, in this wondrous, heart-tugging book, Jim Morris tells the story of his remarkable life and his amazing journey to the Big Show at the age of thirty-five . . . and how he finally fulfilled his childhood dream.

The Rookie

Author : Kendall Ryan
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A new, sexy standalone from New York Times bestseller, Kendall Ryan. He has everything a man could want. A lucrative hockey contract. Adoring fans. A family who loves him. But he’s about to throw it all away. Logan Tate’s name is dominating the headlines for all the wrong reasons. Instead of goals and assists, the talented young defenseman has been racking up fights and suspensions. I work with athletes who are struggling, but Logan’s different. He’s not just going to blow his season, but his entire career. And now he can’t return to the ice until he deals with his issues, but the stubborn man won’t let anyone get close enough to help. Which is why I packed up and followed him to his family’s property in the remote mountains of Colorado. He can’t avoid me here. The only problem? I can’t avoid him either. He’s chopping wood and building fires, rescuing my car from snowy ditches, and inviting me to Sunday dinners with his loud extended family. He’s a whole lot of man, but beneath all those hard edges is an unexpected tenderness. Tempted or not, I have to stay out of his bed and get him back to the ice . . . no matter how difficult that might be. This is a sizzling new romance in the Looking to Score series. Each book can be read as a standalone.

From First Life To the Last Hunt

Author : Bo Wafford
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Bo Wafford is an avid hunter, fisherman, father, and grandfather, with five great-grandchildren. After living and traveling over much of the world during his life, he now spends his days in Mt. Vernon, Texas, within four miles of where he was born. He grew up in Northeast Texas, the son of a farmer, spending as much time picking cotton as in school. A desire to find adventure in his life led him to enlist in the Air Force. Bo served twenty-one years in the United States Air Force, retiring in 1974. The next phase of life led him to a career as a hunting guide. He guided and hunted all over the world, including Australia, Uruguay, Alaska, and many more locations. He still guides occasionally at the world famous Y.O. Ranch, Mountain Home, Texas, where he guided throughout his career. Among hunters he has guided over the years, Bo is known as The Legend. “From First Life to the Last Hunt” chronicles the hardships of his early years and a life full of adventures. Bo guarantees every story to be true and authentic, most of the time.

Rookie K 9 Unit Collection Volume 1

Author : Terri Reed
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Love Inspired Suspense authors Terri Reed, Lenora Worth and Dana Mentink bring spine tingling tales of a class of rookie K-9 cops and their loyal dogs chasing down a killer. Enjoy three juicy Rookie K-9 Unit romantic suspense novels in one box set! A murder rocks a K-9 training class, and a rookie officer must keep the prime suspect safe without falling for her as they work to find the killer. An army medic and a single mom, K-9 trainee work together to take down a drug ring and keep her baby out of the crossfire. A reporter will stop at nothing for a story, but when she gets too close to a killer, a rookie officer will have to make sure she doesn’t end up in the obituaries. This box set includes: PROTECT AND SERVE BY TERRI REED TRUTH AND CONSEQUENCES BY LENORA WORTH SEEK AND FIND BY DANA MENTINK Look for more Rookie K-9 Unit books sold separately: HONOR AND DEFEND BY LYNETTE EASON SECRETS AND LIES BY SHIRLEE MCCOY SEARCH AND RESCUE BY VALERIE HANSEN ROOKIE K-9 UNIT CHRISTMAS BY VALERIE HANSEN AND LENORA WORTH


Author : Scott Sigler
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Set in a lethal pro football league 700 years in the future, THE ROOKIE is a story that combines the intense gridiron action of "Any Given Sunday" with the space opera style of "Star Wars" and the criminal underworld of "The Godfather." Aliens and humans alike play positions based on physiology, creating receivers that jump 25 feet into the air, linemen that bench-press 1,200 pounds, and linebackers that literally want to eat you. Organized crime runs every franchise, games are fixed and rival players are assassinated. Follow the story of Quentin Barnes, a 19-year-old quarterback prodigy that has been raised all his life to hate, and kill, those aliens. Quentin must deal with his racism and learn to lead, or he'll wind up just another stat in the column marked "killed on the field." In the Galactic Football League, wars are no longer fought in space, but on the gridiron. If you like aliens and football then I suspect you're unlikely to find a better combination than than THE ROOKIE.

Better Coyote Hunting Skills

Author : Shad Bendick
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Whether you're working on your hundredth coyote or dreaming about dropping your first, our complete guide shows you how to hunt down success this season. This book contains step-by-step instructions for coyote hunting success. You will learn about: - Electronic Calls - Selecting your Weapon - Decoys - Sun & Wind Direction - Time of Day to Hunt - Scent Control - Concealment - Hunting With A Buddy - Field Essentials - Identifying Coyotes vs. Wolves And many more coyote hunting topics...

Daddy Tell Them We Don t Shoot Bambi

Author : Ollie T. Moye
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Daddy, Tell Them We Dont Shoot Bambispins a true account of what one man did to introduce his sons to the basics of hunting and firearms safety, resulting in major quality time during their formative years. More important than tips on getting started, the author underscores strengthening father-son relationship. The authors closeness to nature is accented as he enthusiastically paints an accurate portrait of the average hunter. Included also are the agonies and disappointments of the hunt, often swept aside by the hunter, as well as some laugh out loud stuff hunters encounter. The author offers a 53-year writing background, with many published credits (including hunting) as well as tenure as editor of regional newspapers. He is past-president of the South Carolina Press Association.

The Rookie

Author : Stephen Moss
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Chess was invented more than 1,500 years ago, and is played in every country in the world. Stephen Moss sets out to master its mysteries, and unlock the secret of its enduring appeal. What, he asks, is the essence of chess? And what will it reveal about his own character along the way? In a witty, accessible style that will delight newcomers and irritate purists, Moss imagines the world as a board and marches across it, offering a mordant report on the world of chess in 64 chapters – 64 of course being the number of squares on the chessboard. He alternates between “black” chapters – where he plays, largely uncomprehendingly, in tournaments – and “white” chapters, where he seeks advice from the current crop of grandmasters and delves into the lives of great players of the past. It is both a history of the game and a kind of “Zen and the Art of Chess”; a practical guide and a self-help book: Moss's quest to understand chess and become a better player is really an attempt to escape a lifetime of dilettantism. He wants to become an expert at one thing. What will be the consequences when he realises he is doomed to fail? Moss travels to Russia and the US – hotbeds of chess throughout the 20th century; meets people who knew Bobby Fischer when he was growing up and tries to unravel the enigma of that tortured genius who died in 2008 at the inevitable age of 64; meets Garry Kasparov and Magnus Carlsen, world champions past and present; and keeps bumping into Armenian superstar Levon Aronian in the gents at tournaments. He becomes champion of Surrey, wins tournaments in Chester and Bury St Edmunds, and holds his own at the famous event in the Dutch seaside resort of Wijk aan Zee (until a last-round meltdown), but too often he is beaten by precocious 10-year-olds and finds it hard to resist the urge to punch them. He looks for spiritual fulfilment in the game, but mostly finds mental torture.

Popular Mechanics

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Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.

Tales of a Pennsylvania Whitetail Hunter

Author : Bruce L. Barber
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True tales of a Pennsylvania Whitetail Hunter from 1947-1991 Mountain and Farmland Whitetail hunting tales and deer camp stories and successes with both gun and bow and arrow. Factual and humorous tales.

My Ghost hunting Wife

Author : 恰如云烟,
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He took her as his wife, but did not allow her to walk with him. "Remember, we are not a real couple!" She remembered, but he crawled up to her every night to make her do her duty as a wife. Was this for the shrimp? I've been waiting for this day for a thousand years. She scoffed. The bull's skin had blown across the sky until a thousand years of reincarnation appeared ... She was born with a nether eye, and she was surrounded by ghosts. He said he wasn't afraid, that he was always around her.

A History of Hunting in the Great Smoky Mountains

Author : Bob Plott
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Discover the history and lore of this region’s legendary outdoorsmen—and their faithful dogs: “Well worth reading” (Bear Hunting Magazine). Man versus beast—it’s an age-old struggle that has been part of the rugged terrain of the Great Smoky Mountains since humans first encountered the region centuries ago. Bob Plott, a descendant of the breeder of the Plott hound and an avid outdoorsman in North Carolina, takes readers on a quest back through time for a glimpse into the minds and the rifles of the region’s most intrepid hunters. From the primitive weaponry and prevailing tactics of the Cherokee to the audacious rifle-toting ridge runners, and even a gruesome gang of cannibalistic rogues, these stories are truly a gripping tribute to mountain life and the adventure of the game.

Old School in a Modern Age Turkey Hunting Tales from the Central Carolinas

Author : Matt Huntley
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This book is 12 chapters of turkey hunting stories from the central part of North and South Carolina, told by the author as though by a fireplace or campfire. There are 2 chapters of commentary at the end.

Rookie Rebels Books 1 3

Author : Kate Meader
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A spin-off series from Kate Meader's bestselling Chicago Rebels hockey romances, the Rookie Rebels feature heroes who are “rookies” but not in the way you think. No green, fresh-out-of-college man babies here! These are weathered guys who’ve had their NHL careers put on hold for reasons such as military service, life-threatening injury, or unspeakable tragedy. Their second acts and roads to redemption will be with everyone’s favorite hockey team, the Chicago Rebels! Book 1: Good Guy (Levi and Jordan) He's a Special Forces veteran making his pro hockey debut. She's a dogged sports reporter determined to get a scoop. She's also his best friend's widow . . . Book 2: Instacrush (Theo and Elle) Her hot hockey player neighbor is the most annoying man on the planet ... and she does not have a crush on him (okay, it's tiny, minuscule, not even worth talking about). But one sexy Santa visit, a plate of chicken parm, and a pair of dino-briefs later - don't ask - and they're celebrating the holidays horizontally. And that mistake leads to another: the pregnant kind. Oops. Book 3: Man Down (Gunnar and Sadie) He's been texting the wife he lost, the woman he loved beyond measure . . . Now someone else has answered back. Each book is completely standalone and features one primary couple, a guaranteed happily-ever-after, and no cliffhangers! Get started with the Rookie Rebels today.

Super Stock Rookie

Author : Will Weaver
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After a couple of seasons of small-town racing, things are shifting into high gear for a young dirt-track driver with the skills to make it big. Trace Bonham has landed a corporate sponsor and a custom-built dream ride. But this means Trace can no longer pilot his dad's Street Stock Chevy, and must let a new kid get behind the wheel. It also means having to turn his back on his hometown speedway, which his team leaders think is a hayseed operation not worth their time, even though it's run by a girl who matters to Trace in a big way. Filled with authentic race-car action and detail, Will Weaver's fast-paced novel is the story of a boy struggling with the speed and demands of his own success.