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A Light In The Darkness: Insight from a Christian Southern Gentleman
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 36,220. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Ernie invites us to get in touch with the intended meanings of the biblical text and pursue those meanings not only through the experiences of the biblical writes, but also through our own everyday experiences. His love for God’s Word is very evident. His readiness for his convictions, shaped by many years of experience, to be reshaped is challenging. His humility is genuine.
The Entitled
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Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 83,550. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2009 by Sourcebooks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
From six-time National Sportswriter of the Year and NPR commentator Frank Deford comes a richly detailed, page-turning tale that takes you deep into America’s game. From the dugouts to the tabloid scandals, from the lights of the field to the glare of the media, The Entitled is the great novel of baseball’s modern era.
The Green Monster: A Johnny Denovo Mystery
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,430. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
What Lies Beneath? In this, his second published case, Johnny’s hired by a bio-tech mogul facing a bizarre form of blackmail and a disruptive pattern of corporate espionage. Within hours, Johnny’s drawn into a mirrorscape of secrets and half-truths. He soon discovers a cabal exploiting a venerable Boston landmark as part of an even more sinister plot. Can he defeat the Green Monster?
Playing the Baseball Card
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,370. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
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.
Turning Back The Clock
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,570. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Greg Patterson has just watched his beloved Boston Red Sox lose to the New York Yankees in the 2003 American League Championship Series, when he gets a radical idea: Build a time machine to make sure that one of baseball history's worst sales - the sale of Babe Ruth - never happens. But as he's researching out that fateful event, he runs along another piece of info that he had never known.
A Hundred Years (plus) of Solitude...
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Price: Free! Words: 380. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A poem decidated to the Cubs and their North side fans in Chicago
Summers Run: An American Boyhood
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Price: $4.80 USD. Words: 87,280. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Claude Kinkade moves to the family farm and with his cousin Nathean Summers, helps form a Little League team for the local farm boys. Nathe is a film star from the 50s-60s and becomes the father figure Claude desperately seeks. Claude's mother Daisy, however, is launching her singing career in Las Vegas and expects Claude to join her. Whose wisdom will decide his future, Daisy's or Summers' Run?
Paying For Glory
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,600. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Did you enjoy reading: The Notebook, Field of Dreams, The Natural, or Tuesdays with Morrie? Sue Carswell, has written a debut commercial novel, Paying for Glory, which incorporates themes from all of these books, although her book is clearly original. At the heart of the book are secrets, and it begs to ask the question do you pay for glory?
A Truck Story
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,670. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
What would happen if a fanatic Red Sox fan and his two nephews became trapped in the back of the equipment truck as it begins its 1487-mile journey to spring training? Aside from the kidnappings, the car chase, an Elvis impersonator, some hungry alligators, and a few other surprises, the trip itself is relatively uneventful. A charming and hilarious tale sure to delight baseball fans of all ages.
So Much More Than A Game
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,810. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
During one magical summer, a group of young boys played baseball with heart, spirit and joy, but not at the beginning of the season. Starting as a disparate group, some unhappy with being stuck with a woman coach, some battling their egos, some battling their confidence and some battling their fears, they grew into a team with purpose, and unity, and with a never quit attitude, and they had fun.