Books tagged: sports and life

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Playing the 'Son' Card
By Wilson James
Price: Free! Words: 31,530. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2009. Category: Fiction
Troy lost his father at age 9. Ever since then, he’s been steadily losing confidence in himself and his ability to make his way in the world. Troy is increasingly the target of bullies at school and he’s just hanging on. He hates school and socializing has become torture. Now age 12, he has one chance to change his life and start new. Will he meet the challenge or will he remain a victim?
Fifty50 A guide To A Successful Work Life Balance
By Bernard Stewart
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 19,530. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Fifty50 offers readers a valuable and unique perspective on how to master one of the most broad based and wide reaching productivity challenges that companies and their employees face today. It is a collection of survival techniques and strategies based on 30 years of working and surviving inside one of the world’s most successful and competitive media entertainment companies.
Take Five
By Jeremy Taylor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: Fiction
Madeline Flowers is an angel, come to save a basketball team from financial ruin. Or is she? What lengths will she go to to get what she wants? Is there anyone who can stop her? Centred around a women's basketball team, this adventure story twists and turns with lies, crocodile tears and some fast action both on and off the court.
I Never Played Catch With My Father
By Gene Cartwright
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,310. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
For mothers and daughters, fathers and sons— A Texas-born, billionaire baby-boomer’s life-long love of baseball shapes his adulthood. However, his enormous success fails to erase memories of a childhood missing a "heart and soul" connection with a father now near death. In an effort to finally close the “broken circle,” he leaves his beloved New York, and catches “the last train home.
The Rookie Hockey Mom: How to Play the Game's Toughest Position
By Melissa Walsh
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,320. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
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.
Mythos Doping
By Matthias Heitmann
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,940. Language: German. Published: April 11, 2011 by Parodos Verlag. Category: Nonfiction
»Doping« ist ein Mythos, insofern der Begriff überhaupt nocht nicht klar definiert ist. Matthias Heitmann setzt in der zwischen Heuchelei und Hysterie, Legalität und Legitimität, sportlichem Fairnessgedanken und institutioneller Willkür festgefahrenen Doping-Diskussion neue, unerwartete Impulse.
Decision Time! Better Decisions for a Better Life
By Richard Davidson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,710. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Where you are in life today is the result of all the past decisions that you have made or that have been made for you in response to various situations and events that have impacted your life. The decisions that you make from this point forward will determine the degree to which your future will be positive or negative. Decision Time! demonstrates techniques for making complex decisions easily.
The Rivalry
By Phil Wohl
Price: Free! Words: 72,420. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Fiction
The Rivalry is the inspirational story of a typical high school student who becomes memorable once he steps on the basketball court. Pete Berman’s on-court wizardry also fuels his confidence in both social and scholastic settings. The story gives the reader insight into the mind of a teenager, and all of the complex and often primitive emotions of the high school experience.
Over the Net and Between the Lines
By Ed Semon
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Given the number of words that have been written about tennis, is there anything left to say? Yes. Discover more of life on the court in Over the Net and Between the Lines.
Hockey Player For Life
By Howard Shapiro
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,580. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Fiction
Hockey Player For Life is a story about a 13 year old can't miss hockey player who misses. The story deals with his rising up after falling down and the subsequent mistakes he makes. He becomes good friends with the team s worst player and they share a great bond and the worst player teaches him what it means to be a hockey player for life!