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~ Most of our books are now available as Amazon Kindle editions and BN.com Nook editions. ~

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The Shattered Peloton: The Devastating Impact of World War I on the Tour de France.
A shocking, mind-boggling account of young athletes' lives snuffed out in the hell of war.
NOTE: The 2014 Tour will mark the centenary of the beginning of WWI, with major ceremonies scheduled for the Stage 5 start in Ypres, Belgium.
Paperback 224 pages, $14.95        E-book $7.99:  Kindle    Nook     Kobo   Google
  "As a record of achievement, loss, and unfulfilled potential, it’s hard to think of another book that is as valid as this one is this year."   
The Jersey Pocket
"A feast of anecdotes that also serves to shine a brighter light on the story of the Tour at war."
—Feargal McKay, Podium Cafe

Click here to buy "One Way, Uphill Only" at Amazon

One high school cross-country team's pursuit of excellence, and their journey to the state championships.
352 pages, paperback, $15.     Kindle edition, $7.99

Click here to buy "The Curse of the Rainbow Jersey" at Amazon.com

A fascinating look at the bad luck and tragedy that seem to follow the winners of cycling's World Chamipnship.
192 pages, paperback, $14.95.  Kindle edition, $7.99.  

 

Horse novels for readers age 9-12, from Jenny Hughes. Great fun, and a wonderful gift, for anyone who loves horses!
Paperback, $9.95 each             Click here for a full page of Jenny Hughes books, including e-book links.

Click here to buy "Sea Horses" at Amazon             Click here to buy "Legend of the Island Horse" at Amazon                  

Click here to buy "Model Horse" at Amazon.com        Click here to buy "Mystery at Black Horse Farm" at Amazon.com        Click here to buy "Fantasy Horse" at Amazon.com


 

 

Click here to buy "An Adirondack Passage" at Amazon.com

A paddling gem: tracing the route of Nessmuk, the 19th-century writer, through the heart of the Adirondacks in a tiny canoe.
"A fine piece of work and a great delight." —John McPhee.  320 pages, paperback, $14     Or Kindle edition, $7.99

 

Click to buy at Amazon


A skatebarding novel for grades 6-10. “I think Vertical is awesome! It felt like I was reliving the early years where
my passion for skateboarding was so new, fresh, and profound.” —Danny Way, three-time X Games gold medalist
Vertical paperback $12.95, 128 pages. Kindle edition   $8.99

 

Click ot buy at Amazon

Honey, Do You Need a Ride? Confessions of a Fat Runner. The hilarious memoir of a fat runner in a skinny sport.
Ultimately, it’s not the size of the body but the size of the heart that counts. And this runner’s heart is huge.
Kristin Armstrong, mother of three, Contributing Editor for Runner’s World, and author of Mile Markers: The 26.2 Most Important Reasons Why Women Run
Honey, Do You Need a Ride?  Paperback   $15.95, 232 pages.   Kindle edition $9.99

 

 

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A guide for athletes in all sports seeking to enter "The Zone" more often, even at will. Fascinating reading for anyone who wants to optimize their sports performance.
Back to the Zone  Paperback $14.95, 184 pages.  Kindle edition $8.99 

 

Relentless Forward Progress -- buy at Amazon

Relentless Forward Progress, the first practical guide to running ultramarathons. There's a lot to know, and it's all here.
Paperback, $14.95 (Amazon discounts it to $9.95 last time we checked.)  Kindle edition, $9.99 


Running books
Click on any cover image below to buy the (paper) book at Amazon.com.
If you see the word "Kindle" below the cover image, click on that to buy the Kindle edition.

(Some books we haven't converted yet.)

Heart Monitor Training John Parker -- buy it at Amazon       Again-to-Carthage_75.jpg (11601 bytes)    Click to buy Exercise_and_the_Mind at Amazon.com     Click here to buy The Lola Papers at Amazon.com     
   Exercise and the Mind  Kindle          Lola Papers  Kindle

 Click here to buy "Run for the Diamonds" at Amazon.com      THE GREATEST: The Haile Gebrselassie Story, by Jim Denison -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon   Click here to buy Racing for Recovery at Amazon     Click here to order "American Miler" at Amazon     Click here to purchase RUNNING TRIVIA from Amazon    Click here to buy First Triathlons at Amazon.com    
      
The Greatest  Kindle       Racing for Recovery  Kindle       First Triathlons  Kindle

The Thrill of Victory, The Agony of My Feet -- Tales from the World of Adventure Racing     GOD ON THE STARTING LINE, by Marc Bloom -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon     THE RUNNER'S HIGH, edited by Garth Battista -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon     HOW RUNNING CHANGED MY LIFE, edited by Garth Battista  -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon     BANNISTER AND BEYOND, by Jim Denison -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon    RUNNING IN LITERATURE, by Roger Robinson -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon
  Thrill of Victory  Kindle       God on the Starting Line  Kindle           Runner's High  Kindle     
  
  How Running Changed My Life  Kindle         Bannister and Beyond  Kindle       Running in Literature  Kindle

RUNNING THROUGH THE WALL, by Neal Jamison -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon     THE QUOTABLE RUNNER, by Mark Will-Weber -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon     WOMEN RUNNERS, by Irene Reti and Bettianne Shoney Sien -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon     FIRST MARATHONS, by Gail Kislevitz -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon     THE SPIRIT OF THE MARATHON, by Gail Kislevitz -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon  THE OTHER KINGDOM, by Victor Price -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon  
  Running Through the Wall  Kindle        Quotable Runner  Kindle        Women Runners  Kindle          

First Marathons 
Kindle
            Spirit of the Marathon  Kindle             The Other Kingdom  Kindle 

Click here to buy "Training for Mortals" at Amazon.com     THE RUNNER AND THE PATH, by Dean Ottati -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon     THE RUNNER's LITERARY COMPANION, by Garth Battista -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon     BECOMING AN IRONMAN, by Kara Douglass Thom -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon     ZENDURANCE: A Spiritual Fitness Guide for Endurance Athletes -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon    STAYING SUPPLE, by John Jerome -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon   
      Runner and the Path  Kindle       Runner's Literary Companion  Kindle         

                 Becoming an Ironman  Kindle             Zendurance  Kindle

THE SWEET SPOT IN TIME, by John Jerome -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon     BONES GAMES, by Rob Schultheis -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon   

Check out our new line of children's books:

Click here to buy KIDS RUNNING at Amazon.com   Click here to buy "The Treasure of Health and Happiness" from Amazon    HAPPY FEET, HEALTHY FOOD, by Carol Goodrow -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon     RUN, DAD, RUN!, by Dulcibella Blackett, illustrated by Andy Yelenak -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon  

 SEE MOM RUN, by Kara Douglass Thom, illustrated by Lilly Golden -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon     MY DAD IS AN IRONMAN, by Ray Hoese, illustrated by Coreen Steinbach -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon      KERI TARR: CAT DETECTIVE, by Wendy Lement -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon
(Bulk purchases of Happy Feet, Healthy Food and Kids Running are available for use in schools.
Contact carolgoodrow21ATgmailDOTcom, or Breakaway Books at the address below.)

Cycling:

 Click to buy The Belgian Hammer at Amazon.com      Click here to buy "Momentum Is Your Friend" at Amazon.com     METAL COWBOY, by Joe Kurmaskie -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon       Click here to buy the paperback edition of METAL COWBOY at Amazon.com           Click here to buy Mud, Sweat, and Gears at Amazon.com     DANCING ON THE PEDALS   The Found Poetry of Phil Liggett, The Voice of Cycling   Edited by Doug Donaldson            
   Belgian Hammer  Kindle            Momentum Is Your Friend  Kindle          

Metal Cowboy  Kindle                   Mud, Sweat, and Gears  Kindle                                               

 THE LONG SEASON, by Bruno Schull -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon      THE QUOTABLE CYCLIST, by Bill Strickland -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon     NORTH WIND IN YOUR SPOKES, by Hans Blickensdorfer -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon     THE YELLOW JERSEY, by Ralph Hurne -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon      THE ART OF BICYCLING -- A Treasury of Poems   Edited by Justin Daniel Belmont     BICYCLE LOVE, editedby Garth Battista -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon
   Long Season  Kindle        Quotable Cyclist  Kindle                       Bicycle Love  Kindle                                     

 THE WHEELS OF CHANCE, by H.G. Wells -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon     SPOKESONGS, by Willie Weir -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon     Click here to buy STUMPJUMPER at Amazon      Click here to buy "The Cycling Trivia Book" at Amazon.com

Various other sports:

TENNIS AND THE MEANING OF LIFE, by Jay Jennings -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon   CAVEMAN POLITICS, a rugby novel by Jay Atkinson -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon   TOWARD THE SUN, literary sports stories by Kent Nelson -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon   THE PIGSKIN RABBI, by Willard Manus -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon   FULL COURT, basketball stories and poems, edited by Dennis Trudell -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon   HOCKEY SUR GLACE, stories by Peter LaSalle -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon    Click here to buy ULTIMATE by Pasquale Anthony Leonardo at Amazon.com
  Tennis and the Meaning of Life  Kindle         Caveman Politics  Kindle       

   Toward the Sun  Kindle          Pigskin Rabbi  Kindle            Full Court  Kindle        Ultimate  Kindle

 

Baseball:                                                                                               Swimming:

CHANCE, a baseball novel by Steve Shilstone -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon    THREE MEN ON THIRD, hilarious baseball anecdotes by H. Allen Smith -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon    LOW AND INSIDE, hilarious baseball anecdotes by H. Allen Smith -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon    PERFECT SILENCE, a Civil War baseball novel by Jeff Hutton -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon               WIND, WAVES, AND SUNBURN: A Brief History of Marathon Swimming, by Conrad Wennerberg -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon     STAYING WITH IT: On Becoming an Athlete, by John Jerome -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon
                                                             Perfect Silence  Kindle

Golf:

GOLF WITHOUT TEARS: Stories of Golfers and Lovers, by P.G. Wodehouse      THE ENCHANTED GOLF CLUBS, by Robert Marshall (also known as The Haunted Major) -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon


And don't miss our boatbuilding and boating books.
It's a common affliction here at the offices of Breakaway Books, where someone is always
building a boat, or out sailing, rowing, or paddling (when not out running or cycling). . . .



Click here to buy "The Journals of Constant Waterman" at Amazon.com     Click here to buy "MoonWind at Large" at Amazon.com    Click here to buy LAPSTRAKE CANOES at Amazon.com      Click here to buy THE WORKING GUIDE TO TRADITIONAL SMALL-BOAT SAILS at Amazon    Click here to buy "Small Boats on Green Waters" at Amazon.com      BOATBUILDING FOR BEGINNERS (AND BEYOND), by Jim Michalak -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon   
  Constant Waterman  Kindle     MoonWind at Large  Kindle      Working Guide Kindle     Small Boats on Green Waters  Kindle   

  HELL'S HALF MILE, by Michael Engelhard -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon       EYE ON THE SEA: Reflection on the Boating Life, by Mary Jane Hayes -- click here to read more or buy it at Amazon      Click here to buy CHEAP OUTBOARDS at Amazon        Click here to buy "Flotsam and Jetsam" at Amazon.com     Click here to buy BUILDING THE SEA EAGLES at Amazon
    Hell's Half Mile  Kindle     Eye on the Sea  Kindle     Cheap Outboards Kindle    Flotsam and Jetsam  Kindle

and a fine landscaping book by our wonderful literary author
Jeff (Perfect Silence) Hutton, who is a landscaper by day:

Click here to buy INSIDE OUT at Amazon.com
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   Submissions
Our e-mail address is breakawaybooks (type in the "at" symbol here) gmail.com
(Sorry to be so circumspect about it, but our old addresses got overrun by the spambots.)

Breakaway titles are available in bookstores everywhere,
and through Amazon and BN.com and other online sellers.

We offer bulk discounts to running stores, clubs, and other non-bookstore outlets.


Bookstores:
We are distributed by the incomparable CONSORTIUM Book Sales & Distribution
Now part of Perseus Distribution, with our books shipping from the Jackson, TN warehouse.
For customer service, call (800) 283-3572  CBSD.com
And our titles are also available from Ingram, B&T, and other wholesalers.

OUR MAILING ADDRESS: Breakaway Books; P.O. Box 24; Halcottsville, NY 12438

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