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This Breathtaking World: Around The World By Bicycle 1997 - 1999 By Tim Doherty
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In the summer of 1997, Tim Doherty set off alone on a daunting round-the-world cycle tour, which turned out to be even more awe-inspiring than he could have hoped. For this book, he has taken the... More > most fascinating and humorous experiences from his diaries and woven them together into a collection of true short-stories. With many beautiful photographs, sketches and maps, "This Breathtaking World" is a vivid and very personal account of life on the road. The title has a double-meaning, as the author is a chronic asthma sufferer. Tim encountered many problems, but the varied cultures and fantastic scenery along the way were his daily rewards. What remains with him most, however, is his impression of the people in each of the countries he cycled across; their remarkable generosity and hospitality. Tim completed his tour successfully, finishing up in his home town of Sheffield, England, more than two years after he'd cycled off from there, having pedalled a total of 21,688 miles.< Less
This Breathtaking World: Around the World by Bicycle 1997 - 1999 By Tim Doherty
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In the summer of 1997, Tim Doherty set off alone on a daunting round-the-world cycle tour, which turned out to be even more awe-inspiring than he could have hoped. For this book, he has taken the... More > most fascinating and humorous experiences from his diaries and woven them together into a collection of true short-stories. With many beautiful photographs, sketches and maps, “This Breathtaking World” is a vivid and very personal account of life on the road. The title has a double-meaning, as the author is a chronic asthma sufferer. Tim encountered many problems, but the varied cultures and fantastic scenery along the way were his daily rewards. What remains with him most, however, is his impression of the people in each of the countries he cycled across; their remarkable generosity and hospitality. Tim completed his tour successfully, finishing up in his home town of Sheffield, England, more than two years after he’d cycled off from there, having pedalled a total of 21,688 miles.< Less
Ten Bodies, Two Bikes and a Boil - Lands End to John O'Groats Cycle Ride By Chris Gooderham
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A dark comedy based on the true story of one man’s quest for immortality. Matthew Moore has received the worst news of his life – he only has one year to live, and he wants to do... More > something he can finally be proud of. Ten Bodies, Two Bikes and a Boil follows the diary of one man as he cycles the length of the country, from Lands End to John O’Groats, dragging his father-in-law; his Bike Buddy, with him. A man who is grumpy, overweight, unfit, with knackered knees and high blood pressure. A man more likely to die than succeed. Over three weeks, Moore tells of his battle through the country. A light-hearted and jovial tale to begin with, Moore appears to forget about his fatal diagnosis, but quickly becomes envious of other people. What starts as a simple cycle ride soon becomes a personal crusade, one final attempt to live forever. This book is a must read for anyone contemplating the challenge and includes daily maps, road and traffic conditions as well as the contour of the route.< Less
Ten Bodies, Two Bikes and a Boil : Lands End to John O'Groats Cycle Ride By Chris Gooderham
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A dark comedy based on the true story of one man's quest for immortality. Matthew Moore has received the worst news of his life - he only has one year to live, and he wants to do something he can... More > finally be proud of. Ten Bodies, Two Bikes and a Boil follows the diary of one man as he cycles the length of the country, from Lands End to John O'Groats, dragging his father-in-law; his Bike Buddy, with him. A man who is grumpy, overweight, unfit, with knackered knees and high blood pressure. A man more likely to die than succeed. Over three weeks, Moore tells of his battle through the country. A light-hearted and jovial tale to begin with, Moore appears to forget about his fatal diagnosis, but quickly becomes envious of other people. What starts as a simple cycle ride soon becomes a personal crusade, one final attempt to live forever. This book is a must read for anyone contemplating the challenge and includes daily maps, road and traffic conditions as well as the contour of the route.< Less
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Served Cold: Tales of Revenge and Redemption By Gloria Diaz
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Have you ever wanted to make life's uncomfortable and humiliating situations end a little more fairly? Then check out Served Cold: Tales of Revenge and Redemption. In it, the downtrodden, the... More > defenseless and the odd... GET EVEN. A dog near death in a hot truck is rescued by mysterious beings from his owner's past and the owner gets a lesson in abuse he won't soon forget ... A bullied 16-year-old girl vents her frustrations in a diary that makes only bad wishes come true, and that power is realized too late ... A naive, sheltered college student steps out of her comfort zone when confronted with a jerk--and discovers what it's like to make a person face possible death ... An acquaintance pushes a woman too far with her nasty remarks, and the woman strikes back at the acquaintance's most vulnerable spot, causing drastic changes for both of them, one of them fatal ... If you've ever wanted to see the underdog triumph, you've come to the right place ...< Less
Am By Simon Plant
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Only upon publication do I realise this book's genre:Horror!The first part of this book Am is only a fragment of a book I wrote largely in the eighties about my search for my mind after a serious... More > mental breakdown after leaving Oxford University in 1976,my subsequent conversion to Christianity and the development of a personal relationship with Jesus.It also describes some of the relationships in my life,my mother,my father,my ex wife and my brothers and sisters,plus a few friends,and associates.Their names are disguised!It is written in broken language to evoke my mentality at the time.Please forgive some of the errors in text,because i haven't had the time or patience(!)to work any more on it because it belongs in the past.However some of the 'errors' are deliberate,I was thinking very much of James Joyce's style in Ulysses.The second half,Regime in the Head,written before AM,is about my life in the mental health system and the Church of England,and is largely a diary.< Less
Blood Bash By Haley Thellman
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Diary of a Mortal Series: Book 4--- Will’s cousin Luke is coming to town, and his reputation isn’t so good. Molly is curious about him, but Thomas and Will’s opinions of him... More > aren’t so pleasant. Molly wonders if he’s a friendly vampire like Will and her own boyfriend, or if he’s just as sly and evil as Zachary. That is if he’s a vampire at all. . . . Thomas is turning eighteen in a few weeks and is serious about wanting no party. But with Molly’s strong love for him, she knows she has to plan something. She wants to invite Thomas’s parents, but there’s one problem—neither her nor Thomas know where to find them. But Molly knows that there is one person who would know the exact location of them both—the one and only Jay Howard. Once Jay helps her out, Molly emails Thomas’s father the birthday party invitation. She doesn’t really expect to hear anything back, but when she does, she’s more excited than ever . . . at least until she finds out the secret he and Jay Howard have been keeping from Thomas for years.< Less
Boatbuilding in the Back Yard (Full Color Edition) By Tom Schmidt
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The Journal of the Molly B is my personal diary of the building of my dream. The building of a boat is a simple idea but in practice is more like a labor of love, which exceeds all expectations. The... More > task is at times an overwhelming undertaking, which is reminiscent of the insignificance one feels in the middle of that vast and seemingly endless expanse of water, called an ocean, you feel so small and so alone. You at times feel as though it’s an impossible task. Without the knowledge or experience, to solve the many problems that arise as you proceed along your course toward the completion of your vessel, you are constantly reminded of your shortcomings. I can assure you, it is not an impossible task! It took me 12 years but the Molly B is finally in the water and fulfilling our dream of living on the water. It's well worth the time and effort but you'll never finish it if you don't get started, you just have to take that first step and go for it.< Less
She Said, He Said ... By Donna M. Kshir
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Donna Kshir has combined her two bestselling teen books; Breaking the Silence and I Was A Teen Abuser to create She Said, He Said... The concept behind combining the two powerful reads into one, is... More > to show the reader abuse from both a female and male's point of view. Breaking the Silence: Seventeen-year-old, high school student, Nicole Rogers, had everything going for her, but Nicole had a secret that would eventually become too much for her to handle. Nicole was a victim of Teen Dating Violence. Nicole had a horrible life changing experience and invites you to share her experience through her personal diary… I Was A Teen Abuser: Seventeen year old high school senior, Jack Roberts had everything going for him. He was popular, Homecoming King and Captain of the basketball team. Little did he know, the abuse he witnessed as a child would dramatically affect the relationship with his girlfriend, Nicole, and he, too, would become an abuser of domestic violence.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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