Christen Anne Kelley

Books

Off-Balance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
After years of playing hard, springing off the pitcher’s mound and sending softball after softball whirling at home-plate, Jess had finally had enough. Enough with the pressure. Enough with softball. Enough with being unhappy. Even if it meant walking away from a future in professional ball. Even if it meant turning down college scholarships. Even if it meant giving up on the dream.
All or Nothing
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,830. Language: American English. Published: September 8, 2014 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
These ten stories in Christen Anne Kelley’s popular, Little League Series, follow ten different young women who must each stand against their own fears, as well as their own failures and short-comings. Facing overbearing parents, turning away from supposed best-friends (not to mention not-so-great-boyfriends), or rejecting The Set Path, each of these women must fight for their dreams.
Everlasting
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,940. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Friendship comes in all shapes and sizes – from best friends and parents who mean well, to new sparks of love. If strong enough, if enough love and trust exists, the friendship holds fast. For these five young women, the bonds of friendship will bend to the breaking point as they struggle to understand themselves, their dreams, and the people in their lives.
To Restart Game, Press TRY
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Nicole expected the game to make millions. To skyrocket her career and put her name on the industry watch list. Except the game failed. All her work, her sacrifices, meant nothing. With lay-offs looming an unexpected second chance comes her way. A chance to redo her past mistake. A chance to again decide between her career and happiness.
Softball Baby
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Teen pregnancy happens. Julie knows this. Heck, everyone knows this. But to happen in her school? And not to just anyone, but Courtney? Her best friend? Frustrated, hurt, and down-right pissed, Julie nearly tells Courtney to forget the years of friendship. Their sisterhood. But the bonds of friendship go deep, and Julie must find the courage to listen. Even when it hurts.
More Than a Game
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,440. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Video games. An industry still largely dominated by men. An industry slow to accept women. An industry that turns up its noses at the dreaded word: romance. For these five women, who ventured into games as a career path and a dream, they not only face off against the opposite gender, but the prospect of finding love as well.
To Survive Game, Press 'COURAGE'
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Ordered by her boss to sit on a conference panel and discuss the role of women in video games – Trish plans on doing just that: sitting there and saying nothing. A good plan. Really. Up to the point when Ethan waltzes in. His gaze fixates on Trish. She forgets the crowd. Forgets the snide comments. Forgets her plan to stay silent. Instead, she tells the room exactly how she feels...
Return a Book, Do NOT Return a Boy
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 15,970. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When it comes to homecoming, not even Jess who hides in the quiet, dusty stacks of the library remains safe. Not when her mother insists she’ll be attending. Royally screwed, Jess turns to her best friend who comes up with the perfect solution: his brother. A senior, very hot, older brother. A brother who only wants a friend date, no strings, and nothing serious.
A Bird's Eye View of Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,900. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Samantha did her research, spent time with the gorgeous macaw named Timothy, but when she finally brought him home, Timothy didn't care too much for rules. Waiting outside the parrot shop, knowing the disapproving looks awaiting her, Samantha stands there until Tim steps out and she loses control of her voice. To her surprise, Tim knows a little something about birds...and being a flock.
When You Need a Friend
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,730. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Usually when Samantha hears the words, "I'm pregnant," she pulls out a tissue box, sits her teammate down, and works damage control. Not Madison - which considering the whole losing a softball scholarship usually requires some hysterics. Torn between being a supportive friend and a friend who provides some sense and reason, Sam finds wisdom - and perhaps a friend - where she least expects it.
Answers on the Run
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,730. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Giving up. The easy way out. But as Olive pounds against the thick, beach sand, waves urging her on, she keeps running. Doesn't stop. If she stops it means failure, means she'll give up the way Johnny had given up on her and her unborn baby. But while running keeps her going, it may not be enough. Not when her life, still so uncertain, could use a friend.
Stolen Bases, Stolen Kisses
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,490. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
If Laurie cancels her date with Mark one more time, he’ll walk. Except her dad made sure any reasonable Date Day was also a Game Day. Or a Practice Day. Or a Pitching-Lesson Day. If Laurie wants a smidge of happiness (or a life), she must drag poor Mark onto the field and into her crazy softball life, and somehow, find a way to stand up to her hard-headed dad.
Swing Away: A Little League Novel
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,190. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Survive the school year, make no friends, form no attachments. Easy enough, right? At least until Jenny meets sexy Jason Richards. Suddenly surviving the school year just got more difficult. "
The No Boyfriend-Christmas Experience
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,910. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Getting dumped sucks. Getting dumped weeks before Christmas sucks worse. Determined to not let Paul ruin a good Christmas, Mandy somehow keeps her head up. Until Paul brings his new girl to the softball Christmas party. But when Mandy refuses to go she walks head first into the new baseball catcher. A catcher who actually knocks Mandy off her feet. Literally.
Ten Stories of Finding Love
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,790. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Ten stories of falling in love when you least expect it. This collection contains: "Prom Dates & Softball Bats," "Check Out a Book, Check Out a Boy," "Share a Book, Share a Kiss," "Best Prom Ever," "Softball + Scholarships = Cute College Boys," "There's No Crying in Softball," "More to Life than Softball," "Throw like a Girl, Catch a Date," "Third Witch, Third Wheel," and "My Secret Santa."
He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,970. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Five stories of being a teen, falling in love, and finding happiness. This collection contains: "Check Out a Book, Check Out a Boy," "Prom Dates & Softball Bats," "Share a Book, Share a Kiss," "Best Prom Ever," and "Softball + Scholarships = Cute College Boys."
Game Over: Book 1 of the Romance Video Game Series
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 77,570. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When bestselling romance writer, Rachel Clare, accepts her brother’s challenge to fund a romance video game, she doesn’t expect to feel alive again. She also doesn’t expect Mark Ashe, Creative Director of FastPlay Games, or her instant attraction to him. But Mark wants nothing to do with Rachel or her game. Except he needs the money. And maybe, she needs him as much as he needs her.
Home Run: Book One of the Home Run Series
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 86,060. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Former college softball star, Laurie, now a coach for 12-year-old-girls, knows what it means to play in this competitive sport. Laurie runs a team where only one thing matters: playing for fun. At least until Major League Baseball star, Jack Evans, chooses her team for his lonely, attention-starved daughter. Except where Jack goes, so follows the media, and the game she'd left behind years ago.
My Secret Santa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,980. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The worst part about Christmas? Watching perfect, silky-haired Sarah fawn over her newly wrapped locker, a locker right above Abby. With no choice but to smile, the last thing Abby wants - a pissed off Sarah. But when homeroom hotty Nick begins paying attention to Abby, Sarah throws no-one Abby into center stage gossip. Factor in a secret Santa and this Christmas is about to get interesting.
Best Prom Ever
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,590. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Every girl dreams of her senior prom, but on prom night it takes one dance for Cass to realize her date doesn't fall into the 'perfect' category. Spending prom hiding in the bathroom sounds like a pretty good plan. But when Cass accidentally runs into another bathroom-diving prom goer, literally falling on top of him, she realizes more than the prom-fates might be at work here.
Third Witch, Third Wheel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,590. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Halloween. The one day of the year when Brandy dresses up as the kick ass chicks she dreams of being, but when her two friends decide on a matching witch routine, Brandy remains stuck as the third witch at this party. Until she meets sexy Jedi Knight Alex who, for whatever reason, doesn't mind Brandy and her boring witch costume with her boring broom.
Fireworks Wait for No One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Balancing a hectic (and constant) softball schedule with friends, going out, dates with super-cute-guys (you know, what the rest of the world calls Life), requires negotiation. Compromises. Understanding from all sides. Too bad Alice’s mom only cares about the softball part. A good thing Alice takes matters into her own hands....
Share a Book, Share a Kiss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,170. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Mel liked to start her day on a positive note. Not waking up to a blaring car horn, her stuck-up sister driving off without her, or her dog eating her biology textbook. While the librarian may have an extra copy, someone besides Mel needs that book. Sam, the popular, cute guy who desperately needs her help. Unfortunately for Mel, Sam refuses to take no for an answer.
Love is for the Dogs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,910. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Michelle needs a job, but Dr. Tam, one of the leading (though gruff) veterinarians in Seattle, doesn't hire lightly. If Michelle can't gain the approval of lead technician Greg, then no job. But how can she take instructions from someone less qualified than her? If Michelle wants a chance she'll need to be part of the team, otherwise she might as well go home. If Greg will let her.
At Least There's Christmas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
No one wants to spend the holidays alone, and no matter how much Megan wishes otherwise, her low bank account means no holidays with family. When she accepts an invitation to spend Thanksgiving with a co-worker and his family, she doesn't expect his handsome friend. A friend she would never have met at her family holiday dinner.
Check Out a Book, Check Out a Boy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,170. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Everything to know about life can be found in books. Emma lives for her books and wants nothing more than to graduate high school and find a job as a librarian. But when Emma spots senior star baseball player Andrew in the library, the one place no jock would ever be caught dead in, she gets a hard and fast lesson in life.
Batter Up, Pucker Up: Five Little League Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,680. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Five young women find themselves faced with a choice: follow the easy, set path already laid out for them, or take a risk and follow their dreams. This collection contains the first five stories in Christen Anne Kelley’s popular Little League Series.
More to Life than Softball
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Ever since Sally picked up her first softball, she dreamed of playing for Sunny View High. Even more, she dreamed of being a star, of following in the footsteps of her softball idol and hero, Lauren. All those years of working hard, practicing, and just plain hoping, and finally, finally, Sally’s dreams come true. At least, so she thinks.
There's No Crying in Softball
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,790. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Being awarded a college softball scholarship—a dream for many girls, and to a lucky few, a reality. But not for Heather. Unlike the other girls on her team, Heather found another dream. A different dream. A dream that neither her team, nor her parents, approves of.
Softball + Scholarships = Cute College Boys
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
For Elizabeth, all the pitching lessons, batting practice, and taking-out giant-sized catchers finally paid off. Finally, brought her to this moment: a college softball scholarship. But what if she made a mistake? If Elizabeth wants happiness she must stop thinking of her family, her boyfriend, and simply look within herself. And just maybe, find some help along the way.
To Continue Game, Press 'FIND HERO'
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
For Cheryl, up-and-coming video game artist, the opportunity of a lifetime drops in her lap: the chance to create concept art for their new romance video game. But in order to draw the perfect hero, Cheryl must forget her fears, take a chance on love, and let her art do the work.
Throw Like a Girl, Catch a Date
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Every team has its sweet girl, its hot girl, and the big girl who crushes the ball out of the park. Lacey worked hard to build this reputation, but now in her senior year finds herself alone. No one asked her to prom. And no one ever would. But then she literally runs into nerdy-boy Tom, who for whatever reason, refuses to leave her alone.
To Save Game, Press 'SEND FLOWERS'
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,080. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Lauren worked hard to distinguish herself as ‘one of the guys’ but it all crashes down when her boss announces their next project: a romance video game. She has no choice – either be part of the team or quit. But in order to give the game a chance, she must first give romance a chance…
To Start Game, Press 'KISS'
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,080. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Not a month into her new role as a producer for an up-and-coming video game developer, Karen must help guide sexy Lead Designer, Ryan, and his recluntant team on the rules of romance. More specifically: how to make a romance video game.
Prom Dates and Softball Bats
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
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The minute Jenny steps onto the field she finds trouble – trouble she hoped would mean the end of her softball career. But when sexy senior Jason thwarts that plan, she has no choice but to play-ball. Except Jason knows her secret – Jason, the one person who can help her remember why she loved the game so much…

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