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Terminator Salvation: From the Ashes: The Official Prequel Novelization
From The Ashes, written by Hugo Award-winning author Timothy Zahn, sets the scene for the events chronicled in the movie Terminator Salvation, revealing the full story behind John Connor, the man fated to lead the human resistance against Skynet and its army of Terminators.In post-Judgment Day LA, two lost kids named Kyle and Star keep watch for Terminators; a jaded Marine struggles to keep his rag-tag community together in the face of unrelenting danger; and John and Kate Connor assemble their ... more info>>
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Beyond The Box Score
How did the loss of the beloved Browns impact the city of Cleveland? Who is Venuste Niyongabo, and what made was his seemingly insignificant 5000-meters victory in the 1996 Olympics special? Why was the age-discrimination trial of former Notre Dame assistant football coach Joe Moore being called the darkest incident in Fighting Irish history? The answers to poignant questions such as these lie within the pages of BEYOND THE BOX SCORE, a collection of 50 essays investigating sports, their impac... more info>>
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A Baseball Memoir
Baseball is probably the greatest game ever invented. I love the sport, and if you're reading this, I assume you do as well. There's nothing quite like playing or viewing a game of baseball on a warm summer day. Watching in the stands as a pitcher, like a sniper, tries to nail a slight target with pinpoint accuracy. Looking on at the game of cat and mouse played between a hurler and a baserunner. Hearing just the right tone as the bat meets the ball - that special crack that let's you know whe... more info>>
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Cross Check My Heart
She's on the run from something ominous in her past. She escapes to a new town and a new job as the physical therapist for the U.S. Hockey Team, which is preparing for the Olympics. He's a veteran hockey player with a secret of his own that threatens his chances at making the final cut for the team. When she discovers his secret, she realizes that she can compel him to help her without having to divulge her own secrets. As his attraction for her grows, he longs for her trust. Will she attempt ... more info>>
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Tim McCarver's Diamond Gems
Baseball's premier national television analyst Tim McCarver presents fascinating tales from the game's greatest players and personalities.... Tim McCarver's Diamond Gems is a treasure trove of fabulous anecdotes from the many baseball celebrities who have appeared on "The Tim McCarver Show."A valuable mix of baseball history with a personal touch, this book is a natural for everyone who loves the game. Includes tales from baseball greats Sandy Koufax, Stan Musial, Hank Aaron, Ernie Banks, Willie... more info>>
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My View from the Corner
Angelo Dundee has lived a half-century of boxing history. During that period he trained a record-breaking fifteen world champions and countless top contenders--wiping away their sweat and blood and instilling whatever it took to win.
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The Five-Tool Player
Take your game from bush league to big time with these proven techniques Baseball scouts and coaches at every level want players with the knowledge and ability to do it all. They're looking for someone who can dominate a game and showcase talent in each of baseball's five essential skills: hitting for average, hitting for power, fielding, arm strength, and speed. What they hope to find is The Five-Tool Player. In The Five-Tool Player, you'll get all the drills, step-by-step photos, and guidance... more info>>
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The Plane Truth for Golfers
"Jim Hardy is the most knowledgeable teacher in golf. This extraordinary book will be the most revolutionary instructional book since Ben Hogan's Five Lessons."--Peter Jacobsen, Seven-time PGA Tour event winner Voted one of "America's 50 Greatest Teachers" by Golf Digest and ranked in the "Top 100 Teachers" list of Golf magazine, Jim Hardy is a veritable scholar of swing. He's been fixing the swings of professional and amateur golfers since 1977, and in The Plane Truth for Golfers, he makes his... more info>>
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The Plane Truth for Golfers Master Class
Swing away for more accuracy, lower scores, and unmatched success on the course In his bestseller, The Plane Truth for Golfers, Jim Hardy revolutionized how golf is taught around the world by introducing his innovative one-plane and two-plane swings. If you want more instruction, more insider tips, more Hardy--the author's new book will take your game to the next level. In The Plane Truth for Golfers Master Class, one of Golf magazine's top teachers shows you how to execute these swings perfectl... more info>>
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Putt Like a Pro
Find your perfect putting style and solve the mystery of golf's most puzzling shot The putt is the shortest swing in all of golf and requires the least amount of strength and coordination. Yet it is the most important, and potentially frustrating, shot in the game. "To master the game of golf," writes author and teaching professional Brian Lake, "you must master putting." In this comprehensive lesson book, Lake teaches you how, taking you from essential basics to advanced mechanics. Like no oth... more info>>
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How Tiger Does It
Insight for living life like a champ, based onwhat drives the most dominant athlete ofthe modern era--Tiger Woods How Tiger Does It gives you the secrets to livinglife to the fullest--the Tiger way. Using intimateinterviews with Tiger's contemporaries and examplesfrom his professional and personal life, Brad Kearnsanalyzes the mental drive behind Tiger's success toreveal the heart and mind of a great champion. Withemphasis on the three Tiger Woods' Success Factors,the book shows you how to appl... more info>>
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Stat One
Get ready for the mother of all numbers. If you had to give just one number to determine a baseball player's success, which would you pick? Batting average, RBI, OPS, home-run percentage? It's impossible to choose. Now you don't have to. For the first time ever, there's a formula that incorporates every aspect of a player's offensive game into one stat that gets straight to the core of performance. The Offensive Production and Efficiency Average, or P/E Average for short, gives you a comprehens... more info>>
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Baseball's Sixth Tool
Put your game into overdrive with this complete guide to harnessing your athletic instincts. In baseball, a five-tool player possesses the five most important skills: hitting for power, hitting for average, defense, arm strength, and speed. But there is one essential skill that brings it all together: Baseball's Sixth Tool. It's that extra something, an X-factor that can make a good player great. In this fully illustrated, information-packed guide, coach Mark Gola shows you how to use your smar... more info>>
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Football Training Like the Pros
Go hard, get intense--and gain the competitive edge Are you ready to go hard core? Then let top performance trainer Chip Smith break you down and build you up into the biggest, baddest player on the field. The number-one expert pros turn to when they want to get pumped and primed for the season and the first choice of aspiring players when they need to take their game to the next level, Smith coaches the best of the best at his state-of-the-art training center, Competitive Edge Sports. Now in F... more info>>
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The Total Brain Workout
Did you know that different parts of your brain control different functions, and that with exercise, you can make each part of your brain stronger? In The Total Brain Workout you'll find 500 fun, challenging and absorbing puzzles designed to specifically target the core parts of your brain that control language, logic, memory, reasoning and visual perception. Each set of puzzles ranges from easy to challenging, and is presented with information on the area of your brain being targeted and the fu... more info>>
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Heavyweight Armagedddon!: The Tyson-Lewis Heavyweight Battle
Eighteen years after they first boxed together as teens, noted trainer Cus D'Amato's prophecy came true--Mike Tyson and Lennox Lewis waged fistic war in Memphis in 2002 in a colossal $110 million showdown for the most prestigious title in all of sport. This heavyweight championship event arrested the attention of the world for all the wrong and right reasons. Dressed in black, Mike Tyson, the infamously violent wrecking machine, faced the dignified and gentlemanly pugilist specialist Lennox Lewi... more info>>
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The Winners Manual: For the Game of Life
The Winner's Manual: For the Game of Life shares Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel's "Big Ten" fundamentals for success: Attitude, Discipline, Faith, Handling Adversity & Success, Excellence, Love, Toughness, Responsibility, Team, and Hope. Peppered with personal stories from Tressel's storied coaching career, the book shares the fundamental lessons that he has been imparting to his players for the past 20 years. A perfect blend of football stories, spiritual insights, motivational reading, ... more info>>
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Inside Scoop: Articles about Acting and Writing by Hollywood Insiders and Published Authors
Articles about writing and acting from Hollywood insiders and published authors, many originally published in "The Golden Goblet" Newsletter, voted TOP TEN Finisher in the 2007 Preditors and Editors Readers Poll. First chapter is a lesson on patience that John Klawitter learned while working at Hanna-Barbera Productions. Following are chapters about writing, book promotion, and breaking into the acting profession, as well as a humor column by J. Richard Jacobs. There are also several interviews:... more info>>
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What Day is Today: The Story of My Life in the Minor Leagues
"What I'm about to tell you isn't a typical baseball story. I don't limp off the bench and hit a game-winning home-run in the World Series. I didn't throw a perfect game in my last ever start, nor do I mentor some bonus-baby with a million-dollar-arm and two-cent head so he can mature and make it to the big leagues. And I promise you that I don't end up playing catch with my dad in an Iowa cornfield at the end of this either." So Begins Kenny Beck's tale as he follows the dream of every every yo... more info>>
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Texas Hold 'Em Poker: Rules and Tips
A step-by-step guide to playing one of the most popular Poker game around. Played with a typical 52-card pack, Texas Hold 'Em is popular, not just in casinos and card rooms, but also on the Internet and at home.
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Australian Film: The Pocket Essential Guide
From the world's first feature film in 1906 to the world's first feature documentaries shot between 1895 and 1901, Australia has always done great things in film. Not only did Australia give birth to film but also to some of the biggest stars of the twentieth century. In the 1980s and 1990s we saw the first low budget films that billed; Mel Gibson, Russell Crowe, Nicole Kidman, Guy Pearce, Cate Blanchett, Hugh Jackman, Eric Bana and Geoffrey Rush. We pushed the barriers of sexuality in film with... more info>>
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Great British Movies
Which British movies are the best that this country has produced? In this volume Don Shiach encapsulates the peaks of the British film achievement from the beginning of the sound era to the first decade of the 21st century. The giant figures of the 1930s, Alfred Hitchcock and Alexander Korda, set a standard for the domestic film industry in its attempt to challenge the domination of the Hollywood film. Many saw the 1940s as the Golden Age of British cinema with directors such as Carol Reed and M... more info>>
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Film Noir
The laconic private eye ... the corrupt cop ... the heist that goes wrong ... the Femme Fatale with the rich husband and dim lover--all are trademark characters of the movement known as film noir, that elusive mixture of stark lighting and even starker emotions. Noir explores the dark side of post-war society--gangsters, hoodlums, prostitutes and killers--and showed how it corrupted the good and the beautiful. Many of these films are now touchstones of what we regard as 'classic' Hollywood--The ... more info>>
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The Pocket Essential Film Soleil
If traditional film noir is a genre of mid-century black and white urban crime thrillers evoking an expressionist mood with its dark corners and back alleys, with its trench coats and shadows slanting through Venetian blinds in dusty offices where the scent of death hangs in a plume of coiling cigarette smoke and where mysterious women with golden hair and stiletto heels plead their case to a P.I. fighting inner demons, then film soleil is its modern or late-century reconfiguration, adapted to m... more info>>
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The Pocket Essential French New Wave
This Guide reviews and analyses all of the major films in the movement and offers profiles of its principal stars, such as Jean-Paul Belmondo, Anna Karina and Brigitte Bardot. There is also an introductory essay, Making Waves, which examines the social context of the movement in France as well as the directors' considerable influence on later generations of film-makers across the globe. A handy multi-media reference guide at the end of the book points the way towards further New Wave resources.
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