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Fiction » Literature » Sports
Тайна Утерянной Ракетки - Пинг-понг by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 4,660. Language: Russian. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General, Fiction » Literature » Sports
«...Твоё тело единственное и неповторимое. Подобно и твой разум. Тоже самое происходит и с твоим стилем игры,когда ты попытаешься быть самим собой, противник никогда не сможет понять твой стиль игры». Думаю, что именно эти слова и есть послание этой маленькой книги «Тайна утерянной ракетки» Энцо Петтинелли.
After the Great Muskie Hunt by J.G. Sandom
Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Please be advised that this is a short story (4,000 words). When his father loses his job, a young painter offers to take him fishing for muskellunge, a barracuda-like freshwater fish, at Big Eagle Lake, in Ontario, Canada. From the award-winning author of Gospel Truths; The God Machine; The Wave; The Wall Street Murder Club; Kiss Me, I'm Dead; and Confessions of a Teenage Body Snatcher.
Hedging Bets by Simon Lee
Price: Free! Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Ash's sister was one of those women who somehow always seem to connect with the wrong blokes. Harold was perhaps the cream of the crop as far as bludgers go, or more precisely, the bottom of the barrel. But when Harold comes up with a no-risk scheme to make some quick cash, Ash just can't say no.
Light Tower Power by Jon Sindell
Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(4.00 from 1 review)
In this short adapted from the novel The Mighty Roman, Roman Meister, a gargantuan former minor-league home run champ and manager of the sub-minor-league San Carlos Coyotes, takes his mighty bat THOR in hand to put on a show for his eighteen-year-old charges.
O mistério da raquete perdida - Ping-Pong by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 5,260. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Há o verão, o mar e o vento. E os ventos são bons, a brisa leve. A história fala sobre a parábola da vida: capta o ponto onde começa a subir até o topo e se encontra com o ponto em que começa a cair. Uma magia possível para quem sabe contar, e Enzo Pettinelli o conta através da metáfora extraordinária do ping-pong.
The Rookie (Flash Fiction) by Kirkus MacGowan
Price: Free! Words: 900. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Inspirational(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Every game played with your child has the potential to become a lifelong memory. The Rookie is a flash fiction piece (just over 500 words) based on a childhood memory.
The Thin Line - The Short Story Of A Runner by E.A. Schmidt
Price: Free! Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological(3.00 from 1 review)
A runner pushes himself to edge of his own limits in the pursuit of the "thin line" of perfection. However, he ends up discovering there is also a thin line between sanity and success.
失踪球拍之谜 by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 180. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General, Fiction » Literature » Sports
夏日，海水，清风拂面，天气宜人。故事讲述了人生的弧线：从向着高处上升的那一刻开始，交汇于开始下降的那一点。恩佐.贝蒂奈利用他出色的隐喻手法，通过乒乓球，把我们带入了一个神奇的境地。 Daniele Tombolini
Punchdrunk by Bill Lowenburg
Price: Free! Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports(5.00 from 1 review)
Ex-welterweight contender Johnny Mullane can hook off the jab with either hand and recite Shakespeare while backpedaling from an opponent. But he can’t stop drinking. Facing a hungry Mexican slugger half his age, Mullane begins his comeback. Recalling the teachings of his venerable departed trainer, Mullane discovers new meaning in his life.
The Woman in the Zebra Hat: A Short Story by J. G. McNease
Price: Free! Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Sue has always dreamed of being the woman in the zebra hat. From her very first Derby, she fell in love with the sights, sounds, and fashions of women in the grandstand. The Woman in the Zebra Hat is an inspirational short story about family, dreams, love, and self-discovery. It's the perfect lunchtime read, short and sweet, and will have you laughing, crying, and feeling uplifted.
De amissi reticuli arcano by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 3,980. Language: Latin. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General, Fiction » Literature » Sports
LATIN: Anno septuagesimo ab Athletica Italica Consociatione constituta dr. Philippus Dragotto dicavit. ITALIANO: Dedicato al 70° anno dalla fondazione del Centro Sportivo Italiano – Dott. Filippo Dragotto
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
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(5.00 from 1 review)
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?
Men Wore Hats by Brian S. Wheeler
Price: Free! Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
The community of Monteray's suffering budget dooms the park's baseball diamond to demolition to make way for development. The community gives Mr. Harmon the task of informing Coach Boyle of the decision. Mr. Harmon's conversation with the aging, yet still powerful, coach proves a difficult one, for the the gap between the two men assign them each to a different time.
"Dumb Guys" — Hunting, in a small town, and other tales of The Great Westerly Midwest by Mike Palecek
Price: Free! Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
The fall is a beautiful time of year. Some say, the best. For some it's time to die, at the hands of dumb guys out in the woods. For some, killing is how they have a good time, "enjoy the outdoors." Robert S. Thompson heard one time about some hunters getting killed by another hunter and one hunter going to jail. Well, that's a good start, says Robert.
A Dinger in the Bay by Frank Severino
Price: Free! Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
A retired MLB pitcher finds love and redemption via a hurled can of humble soup. Refusing to obey signals cost him his career, once--but this time--a bean ball is exactly what's called for, and the signs all make sense. Making a hero often requires a "zero" to balance the equation.
The Tenth Hole Bridge by Andy Wilkinson
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Bobby Lambert has been offered the deal of a lifetime to become the world’s best at something he loves: golf. But the cost is high … very high.
Skiing with Santa (A White Cairns Ski School Short Story) by Roz Marshall
You set the price! Words: 4,760. Language: British English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Sandy is like the original Scrooge - he thinks Christmas is commercialised claptrap, and refuses to have any part of it. So it's like his personal nightmare when Ski School manager Jude tries a new marketing ploy, 'Ski with Santa' and he has to play a part he abhors. Will his naughty and nice pupils help this reluctant Father Christmas to face his ghosts and discover the quintessence of the season
Me, Johnny, and The Babe by Mark Wirtshafter
Price: Free! Words: 68,570. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is the story of two 12-year-old best friends growing up on the mean streets of Philadelphia. It chronicles their friendship and tells the remarkable, untold true story of how Babe Ruth came to their local parish to play in one incredible baseball game. That September day in 1923 would forever change the lives of these two friends.