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Fiction » Literature » Sports
The Foxhole Court by Nora Sakavic
Price: Free! Words: 82,690. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian(4.67 from 12 reviews)
Neil Josten knows signing with the Palmetto State Foxes is a fatal mistake. After eight years on the run he ought to have better survival instincts, but one of his new teammates is a friend from his old life. Neil left him once; he can't walk away a second time. The longer he stays the faster his past catches up with him, but maybe Neil's finally found someone and something worth fighting for.
The Raven King by Nora Sakavic
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,410. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Book 2; follows The Foxhole Court. The Foxes are a fractured mess, but their latest disaster might be the miracle they've always needed to come together as a team. If Neil can get through Andrew's personal barriers, they might have a fighting chance this season, but Neil is running out of time. Riko is intent on destroying Neil's fragile new life, and the Foxes have just become collateral damage.
I ragazzi guardano le Stelle - Ping-Pong by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 32,780. Language: Italian. Published: December 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Non è solo ping-pong o tennistavolo. È un’avventura vissuta dai bambini, attraverso il loro modo d’essere. L’amore, la crudeltà e la storia dei più grandi campioni di tennistavolo del passato e di oggi, stimolano la loro creatività. Il libro è scritto con lo stile del romanzo. La storia è realmente accaduta. Sogni, realtà, obbiettivi, morale, ricerca di se stessi, sono gli ingredienti.
Los chicos miran las Estrellas - Ping-Pong by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 34,480. Language: Spanish. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Table Tennis
No es solo ping-pong o tenis de mesa. Es una aventura vivida por los niños, su manera de ser. El amor, la crueldad, la historia de grandes campeones de todo el mundo, estimula su creatividad. La historia ha sido escrita con el estilo de una novela. La historia es un hecho real. Sueños, realidad, objetivos, moral, búsqueda de uno mismo, estos son los ingredientes.
The Fly Caster Who Tried To Make Peace With the World by Randy Kadish
Price: Free! Words: 83,870. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Sports(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Making peace with the world, sooner or later most of us have to. But how? Ian Mac Bride's way begins in 1909 when he watches a fly-casting tournament and dreams of becoming a great fly caster. But soon Ian experiences personal tragedy, and then is appalled by the slaughter of World War I. Torn by grief, Ian loses faith in the world - until, almost by accident, he finds a way to come to terms.
Playing the Baseball Card by Wilson James
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,370. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Literature » Sports(5.00 from 1 review)
A story about personal courage and determination. Devin’s mother died six years ago, and he helps look after his younger brother while their father works as a baseball pitcher trying to make it into the major leagues. Just when it seems that things are looking better, tragedy strikes again. Now, it’s all up to the young teen as he tries to make it work for what’s left of his small family.
More Than 44 by Phil Wohl
Series: High School · Work · Sports. Price: Free! Words: 31,350. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports(5.00 from 1 review)
High school sports hero feels the pull from his home town and leaves a successful career to give back to the people that gave him so much. Old friends are reunited and new relationships are forged in this coming-of-age novel.
Boys look at the Stars - Ping-Pong by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 34,780. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Table Tennis
It is not only ping-pong or table-tennis. It is an adventure lived by children, through their way of being. Love, cruelty, the story of the great table-tennis champions from all the world, stimulates their creativity. This tale is written in the style of a novel. The story has really happened. Dreams, reality, goals morality, the search of oneself, are the igredients.
Mutamenti by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 41,970. Language: Italian. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Nel secolo scorso la società ha subito un radicale cambiamento di usi e costumi. Il libro è il racconto di questa trasformazione vista attraverso gli occhi dell’autore che narra di una bellissima avventura sportiva compiuta con il ping-pong.
The Hacker (Volume One) by Phil Churchill
Price: Free! Words: 45,830. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
This ebook compilation offers both the first 5 chapters of The Orbury Way (this sample is over 10,000 words longer than the samples offered online elsewhere) as well as bringing together all fifteen columns of 'The Hacker' that were written for the Surrey Hills League. They are reproduced in their full original format, rather than the reduced formats published online by Golf Monthly.
See the PEBA on $25 a Day by Ron Collins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,110. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
The face of baseball changed back in 2006, and today, Casey Neal and his buddy Don-o are fresh-faced college graduates unencumbered by commitments like summer jobs or girl friends. On a lark they tour every big-league park in the PEBA, and find themselves caught up in a web of intrigue and scandal that threatens the very heart of professional baseball itself.
Aiden's Arrival: Honor Before Gold by Wilson James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,430. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Dreams of another life; or reality? Aiden struggles to honor the legacy of his very young physical self, while dealing with memories of a tragedy that seem impossible to reconcile. At the same time, Aiden has been thrust into a public role in the Winter Games with extraordinary expectations for any boy his age. What challenges must Aiden confront? Can Aiden find the courage to meet this reality?
Baseball Karma and The Constitution Blues by Ronnie Norpel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,970. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
Baseball Karma & The Constitution Blues is a play-by-play, behind-the-scenes account of a woman learning about life, luck, love and superstitions during her youthful days as a ballgirl and front office representative for a top-level major league baseball team. This "ficto-memoir" scorecard is filled with intimate details...
Gold Medal Threat by Michael Balkind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,060. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(5.00 from 7 reviews)
When Casey and Johnny overhear assassins discussing “taking out” an Olympic gymnast just prior to the Olympic Opening Ceremonies, they team up with Chelsea and Samantha, and attempt foil the crime. Suspense, action and lots of fun combine as the team puts their lives in harms way to identify and stop the assassins, before it’s too late.
The Baseball Diet Book by Pat Ryan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,400. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011 by Flat Sole Studio. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Pat Ryan won’t offer tips on dieting in his collection of short stories, but The Baseball Diet Book will appease readers’ appetites for small-town America’s favorite pastime—baseball. Ryan’s stories embrace those odd, both humorous and serious, moments in life. Each story stretches readers’ imaginations into extra innings, until they are lost in the timeless of the game itself.
Joy In Mudville by Gordon McAlpine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012 and represented by Andrea Brown Literary Agency. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
It's 1932 and a new star has risen from the east, arching toward Los Angeles. A man, woman and child set off by rail from Chicago to follow the star. Along the way they'll meet figures from the American imagination who make us the people we are today: Woody Guthrie, Clark Kent, Al Capone, Babe Ruth, and more. And when the three find their fates, the stars that guide us all will be forever changed.
The Last Cup: Hockey, Life, Lord Stanley and the Toronto Maple Leafs by Larry Swatuk
Price: Free! Words: 84,440. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Jack is 80 years old. He’s just suffered a heart-attack while playing shinny down at the local arena. Jack’s wife, Mary, is on a Middle East peace mission and cannot be reached. Jack’s nephews Logan and Andrew play for the Toronto Maple Leafs who are in the finals for the first time in 70 years. Will Jack survive? Will Mary bring peace to the Middle East? Will the Leafs win the Stanley Cup?
Slotback Rhapsody by Christopher Harris
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,030. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011 and represented by Christopher Harris. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
At 27 years old, undersized but talented Nick "Mouse" Morrison has yet to realize his dreams as a pro football player. After several unsuccessful training camps, Nick decides a minicamp in Detroit will be his last go-round. But success comes at a cost as he encounters the pitfalls--steroids, gambling, and much more--of being an athlete in today’s 24/7 idol-obsessed culture.
Backfield in Motion by Jami Davenport
Series: The Seattle Lumberjacks, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,040. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Mackenzie Hernandez is about to learn star running back Bruce “Bruiser” Mackey is more than just a pretty face.
The '51 Rocks by Matt Musson
Price: Free! Words: 28,140. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Based on the true story of the losingest team in baseball. Batboy Bobby McRainey relates the day to day struggles of a last place ball club and whites only baseball. But, when the owner signs 5 Negro Leaguers and integrates Southern Baseball, Bobby discovers that even losing teams have immortal moments. "...perhaps a Denzel Washington movie in this novel" --Publishers Weekly