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Bible Belt Boyhood
By Bob Stone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Category: Fiction
A humorous look at growing up in the 1950s Bible Belt, when most social activity was centered on the church. This was a time when there were no computers, games consoles or digital networking. Young people found entertainment more by accident than at scheduled events. After reading these tales, have a look around. Real people are far more interesting than digitally enhanced super heroes.
What It Tastes Like To Be Sane
By Sean Ahern
Price: Free! Words: 60,440. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Category: Fiction
Baritone Juicebox is a jaded young man who decides to commit suicide by jumping from the earth to the moon, but doubt causes him to fail, and so reality fractures, leading to a myriad of shenanigans and hijinks, as well as the obligatory valuable moral lessons.
Basketball as a Metaphysical Experience: A Memoir
By John Walters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Basketball can be much more important than simple recreation, as evinced in this autobiographical essay by the author of the memoir "World Without Pain: The Story of a Search". It can give you stability, depth, creativity, and peace of mind.
The Big Dance With Death
By Mark Troy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,690. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011. Category: Fiction
It's March Madness. The U.C. Santa Christa women's basketball team is headed to the Big Dance, the NCAA basketball tournament, but death is stalking the team. Records are falling and bodies are dropping. Former star Val Lyon, now private detective, returns to her alma mater and her former team to stop the madness and get them to the championship alive.
Ju and his Temper
By SiewJin Christina Jee
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 48,760. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Fiction
Welcome to the world of mice and men. When a tricolor mouse named Motley (later renamed Temper) which is ostracized by his own kind literally falls into the lap of a cancer stricken teenager named Ju from a dysfunctional family, sparks are bound to fly. What ensues is a heartwarming series of events which leads to their lives and those of their loved ones being totally changed forever.
More Than 44
By Phil Wohl
Price: Free! Words: 31,380. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011. Category: Fiction
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.
Twas A Balmy, October Eve In Old Londontown
By Henri Bauhaus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Category: Fiction
In this short Halloween spoof Harold Infiniti and his officiating crew have the unenviable job of refereeing a basketball game on the night preceding Halloween. The rules say no witchcraft is allowed, thus making the task of the three refs a little bit more difficult. The situation is complicated by the fact the some of the players are Werewolves and Harold and his associates are Zombies.
Bridge Over the Valley
By Gary Friedly
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,460. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Category: Fiction
Two families, living worlds apart, one in a Seattle suburb, the other on a farm in North Dakota, have nothing in common except for an upscale passenger train ferrying passengers between Seattle and Chicago. Their worlds collide after a tragic event. This is a compelling and unforgettable classic American story about heroism,tragedy,triumph & healing.
Bench Rules: A Guide to Success On and Off the Bench
By Kevin Christensen
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,150. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
BENCH RULES shows ten different ways a person can contribute to a team without scoring a single point, or even playing a single minute, on game day. From superstar down through last player on the bench, the ideas in this book are valuable to anyone who desires to become the best player, teammate and person they can be. BENCH RULES is the blueprint for success in every role on a team.
Her Teen Dream
By Devon Vaughn Archer
Series: Her Teen Dream, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,490. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Category: Fiction
Karin Blanch, 16, is a sophomore at Elmwood High in Crescent Heights, CA. She experiences the typical peer and family pressures of first love with senior basketball star, Reese McKenzie. Just when she thinks she has the perfect dream guy, it all falls apart with a shocking accusation by her best friend. Karin finds herself torn between her friend and boyfriend as she seeks to learn the truth.