Books tagged: sports stories

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A Golf Marshal's Chronicles
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,550. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
A Golf Marshal’s Chronicles by Chuck Burgett Golf the gentlemans game? That's not the way it really happens. It's about the animals, the fighting, the hazards, the parties, even bio functions. If you, or someone you know, love the game of golf they will want to read about this side of the game. True, but hard to believe, stories will have everyone laughing from first to the last page.
Playing the 'Son' Card
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Price: Free! Words: 31,530. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
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?
The World Cup Baby
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 121,000. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2010 by Dr David Reiter. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Euan McCabe is a football World Cup compulsive. Once a typical rugby-loving New Zealand schoolboy, he was mesmerised by his first sighting of Buenos Aires’ Monumental Stadium in 1978 and has since become besotted with the global phenomenon that is the FIFA World Cup ™. This book traces his growing infatuation with an event that he chooses to celebrate for its flaws as well as its strengths.
Fair Play
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Nobby Jones was a football legend. He tells his story to Maria, a café owner. She finds out about his difficult childhood, his rise to stardom, and one event that changed his life forever. This book is great for young (and not so young) football fans everywhere.
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,870. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
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 Immortal Mouth and Other Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,690. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
A collection of sixteen short stories dealing with classic American themes of heroes and mentors, roller-coaster relationships, sports, coming of age, and aging. These stories deal with humanity's goodness and wickedness, loyalty and betrayal, rage and exultation, triumph and defeat.
Running Wide Open
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Series: Full Throttle, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 96,570. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011 by Webfoot Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
When 15-year-old Cody gets shipped off to live with his uncle, Race, he's sure he'll be in for the same disappointment and abuse he's gotten from every other adult in his life. The last thing he expects is for Race and his speedway buddies to become the family he's always longed for. But can Cody get a handle on his super-charged temper before it messes up his last chance to get his life on track?
The Rivalry
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Price: Free! Words: 72,420. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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.
Alma and the Magic Yoyo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Alma was destined for great things as a professional yoyoer, but how could she beat her talented rival Pink Eddie Jinks? Well, a magic yoyo might help… Beautifully illustrated by Philip Hopman, ALMA AND THE MAGIC YOYO has a strong plot with an original twist. An amusing and much-loved story for 6-8 year olds.
Getting Sideways
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Series: Full Throttle, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,320. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011 by Webfoot Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Being sent to live with Race was the best thing that ever happened Cody. Then a speedway wreck nearly ruined everything. A chance to build his own car seems like a great distraction-until Cody realizes he'll have to live up to Race's legendary status. But without his dad's permission, that's the least of his worries. Now he has to keep Race in the dark until he can convince his dad racing's safe.