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Fiction » Literature » Sports
30 Days Across America by Christopher Dwyer
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 107,500. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
After 22-year-old David tragically loses his parents, he and his high school friend Julio take a trip around America to see the world. Because for one beautiful month in 1994, the world came to America to celebrate its game: soccer. Follow David and Julio as they experience elation, loss, hilarity, and heartbreak, and sit in the stands with them as they go from soccer novices to aficionados.
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 Evergreen in red and white by Steven Kay
Price: $4.80 USD. Words: 106,680. Language: British English. Published: May 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A novel about Rabbi Howell – the first Romani professional footballer. “diligently researched and affectionately written” – When Saturday Comes magazine. “A poignant love-story… a must for local history enthusiasts.” – Sheffield Senior Archivist. “A meticulous novel that brings social and football history to life in the form of a truly unique character from football folklore” – Scott McCabe, SUFC
Swing by Philip Beard
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,100. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Sports
John Kostka is three feet tall but larger than life, moving through the world on gloved hands and powerful arms as if on a set of parallel bars. Henry Graham is a ten year-old boy whose father has just left home for good. All they seem to have in common is their love of the 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates, but that is enough to begin a life-long friendship that enables both men to heal old wounds.
King Of Cups. The First Half by Alex Flyn
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,530. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Shy and young, Sarah dreams of working in a fashion magazine, but due to circumstances ends up doing what she never thought she would be doing. Not only she needs to find her way back, she also finds herself in the middle of the British football love drama, with a crazy champion title chase on top. And the Romeo and Juliet of the football world aren’t going to make her life any easier.
The Cheat by Pat Jordan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,860. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
World-renowned sports writer Pat Jordan has written a haunting novel that is an unflinching look at love, vengeance, and what drives us to do the things we do. "THE CHEAT," says Pat Jordan, is A FALSE SPRING grown up." The boy is now a man. His fears have been replaced by the realization that success must be sought and grasped, sometimes at the expense of others.
A Whole Lot of Bar-B-Q, and Other Baseball Stories by Mike Shannon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,350. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
A collection of nine diverse stories from baseball impressario Mike Shannon. The tales are touching and funny, and include characters such as a lottery winner whose dream of owning a baseball team turns into a nightmare; a lonely man who has a blind date among the Bleacher Bums at Wrigley Field; and feature appearances by Satchel Paige, Jackie Robinson, and the spirit of Pete Rose.
The Tomb That Ruth Built (A Mickey Rawlings Mystery) by Troy Soos
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Utility infielder Mickey Rawlings has joined Babe Ruth on the 1923 Yankees and is looking forward to playing in his first World Series. But when the body of a murdered bootlegger is found buried in the team’s new stadium, Rawlings is called in to investigate. This is the seventh in Troy Soos's acclaimed Mickey Rawlings historical baseball mystery series.
One Fine Summer by Kevin Zahn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,370. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Years ago, some men got together and formed a Boys Club in a hard-working, hard-drinking, inner-city neighborhood in Baltimore, for the sole purpose of providing an opportunity for the local kids to play baseball. It was an effort that stood alone in an area of the city that needed it badly. It is my experience living there and coaching with them in the early 1980's that inspired this book.
Ginger by Icy Rivers
Series: young adult. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Graphic Novel, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Ginger, an artist, athlete, and amateur sleuth, learns a valuable lesson in honesty when her friend Ricky signs her up for a golf tournament.
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.
It's In the Cards by Adam Hughes
Price: Free! Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Sports(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Mark was giddy: not only was tomorrow his wedding day, but it was also Opening Day of the baseball season. To celebrate, he hunkered down with a box of forgotten baseball cards and was taken on a quick journey back to his childhood. He never expected that cardboard gold to afford him a lesson in fate, but that's exactly what he got.
The Ashippun Trap by Doug Welch
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 70,760. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
From right field of the sparse Ashippun's Fireman's Park to the vacated County Stadium dugout of the Braves final Milwaukee home game in 1965, The Ashippun Trap takes readers on a wild nostalgic ride using a unique blend of baseball fiction and extensively-researched baseball fact.
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
The Skater and the Saint (Book 2 of the Borschland Hockey Chronicles) by D.W. Frauenfelder
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,200. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by David Frauenfelder. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Sports
The Flowering Branch of Borschland has bloomed after 300 years of dormancy! Who will receive the Branch's snow-white petals that confer immortality when brewed into a tea? Ice hockey star Sherm Reinhardt wants no part of guarding the Branch, but the rival Borschic saints of Light and Shadow assure him that only he-- along with his sister Cathy-- can keep it safe. Which side will he choose?
1917: The Perfect Game by JC MacQueen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,530. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Who knew that 2 self-realized wisdom masters would be brought together in 1917 for one of baseball’s most momentous games? In this historical fiction, it’s a madness of baseball, Einstein, World War 1, Sigmund Freud, Jim Thorpe, American racism, Longchenpa, President Wilson’s deception, awakened mind and romance, all swirling together in a dust devil of the most unique baseball game in history.
Pay To Play Part II (Sex, Money, Drama & Football) Guess What Happens Next?... by Charles Z. Higgi
Series: Never Say Never, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,850. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Romance » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This book is a continuation of the Best-Selling book “Pay To Play (Sex, Money, Drama & Football)”. Bad habits are hard to break! Sometimes we learn from our mistakes or so we hope we do. Can we really say “Never” and mean it? Can Coach Joe overcome his demons of chasing money and women? Can he be faithful? Will he coach again? Guess what happens next? You have to read it to find out.
Podium Finish by Beth Pond
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,820. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Literature » Sports
With six months until the Olympic Games, 17-year-old Harper's fighting for the starting spot on Team USA Women's Hockey. But she runs a risky play at practice and breaks her knee, possibly ending her Olympic dream before it starts. 17--year-old Alex switches to ice dance from singles, but how can she skate her best if she can't trust her partner…or herself?
Fighting for the Edge by Jennifer Comeaux
Series: The Edge, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,120. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Ice dancer Aubrey London scoffs at romance. She’s focused on winning a medal at the upcoming Olympics and uses that as her excuse to avoid serious relationships. But when she and longtime friend Chris Grayden are thrown together, Aubrey questions everything she’s ever known about love, complicating her life both on and off the ice. Now she's got more to fight for than Olympic medals.
Riker's Lot by Glen Watson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,260. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Nine year old Tommy Ricker wanted a vacant lot to play a game that didn’t matter if he dropped a fly ball or struck out. He wanted to play without screaming parents and coaches. He couldn’t have known his desire would piss off some coaches and threaten big business who suggested a hit on Tommy. He couldn't have known his endeavor would result in his widowed mom finding a romantic friendship.