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Gerry Tales: How I Lived Happily Ever After, Despite Stabbing Myself in the Back, Scalding My Cojones, and Really Pissing Off My Wife During Childbirth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,870. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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In this collection of personal essays, Gerry Boylan recounts a lifetime of adventures and misadventures. His stories are sweet, loopy, and hilarious, ranging from hitchhiking experiences gone awry to the birth of his first child. Whether he's fleeing in terror from a marauding bat or causing a thousand-bicycle pileup in Beijing, he'll have you laughing at his unique mixture of lunacy and heart.
The Rookie Hockey Mom: How to Play the Game's Toughest Position
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,320. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey
In The Rookie Hockey Mom, veteran hockey mom Melissa Walsh, the mother of four hockey players and a recreational player herself, takes mothers by the glove through every aspect of the youth hockey journey. Loaded with the wisdom that only a real hockey mom can offer, The Rookie Hockey Mom is a must for hockey-crazy families and the women who drive them everywhere.
Beginners Guide to Online Card Trading
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
A guide for anyone that is looking to get started trading sport or non-sport cards online.
Extremes: A Retrieval Artist Novel
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,160. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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A Retrieval Artist dies of a virus, yet his colleague, Miles Flint, believes the death is not an accident. Police detective Noelle DeRicci knows that the death of a young woman in the Moon's prestigious Extreme Marathon is not an accident. It soon becomes clear that both deaths are connected.
Fandamonium
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 129,750. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
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Fandamonium is the first novel to revisit sports greatest rivalry within the context of a hapless couple as a Sox fan and a Yankee fan struggle to preserve a relationship doomed by curses, geography, rivalry, and the outcome of the playoffs.
The Lazy Man's Guide to Grappling - (Brazilian jiu-jitsu, BJJ, Wrestling, etc.)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
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The Lazy Man's Guide to Grappling is a hilarious look at what some grapplers do to cope in the hard charging grappling environment. It exposes the truth about grappling that is never discussed but everyone thinks about. We are all guilty of some of the Lazy Man's practices to varying degrees. This book exposes: -The Lazy Man's Takedowns -The Truth about Warmups -Magic Funk Taps and much more
Max
Price: Free! Words: 29,360. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Max Aries, a skinny twenty-seven year-old could leap up and snare a football thrown fifteen feet over his head. He could punt a football ninety yards in the air. Kick a seventy-yard field goal. Bend a steel bar, then straighten it out. Max joined a mediocre professional football team, and made them Super Bowl Champions. In short, Max Aries was out of this world. Literally
The Second Fly Caster: Fatherhood, Recovery and an Unforgettable Tournament
Price: Free! Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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Erik is proud that his father is a great fly caster, but then an unexpected outcome of a casting tournament leaves Erik questioning what once seemed to be only a sport. Years later, these questions deepen when Erik’s ideals are crushed by war. He struggles with his demons, until a discovery leads him to new meanings of fly casting. Through their prism, Erik sees the world in a forgiving light.
The '51 Rocks
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
Batboy on the Worst Team Ever!
Price: Free! Words: 26,810. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
10 Year old Bobby McRainey tells of the day to day struggles as a batboy on a losingest team ever! But, when his 1951 ball club signs 5 Negro Leaguers and integrates Southern Baseball, Bobby discovers that even losing teams can have immortal moments. "...perhaps a Denzel Washington movie in this novel" --Publishers Weekly. Based upon the Amazing True Story!