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Les secrets du lutin - Tennis
By Enzo Pettinelli
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,240. Language: French. Published: May 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
Quand on est petits on joue pour jouer. Dehors, à l'intérieur, peu importe. Le jeu est tout, un mélange d'émotions que l'on ignorait. On sue, on perd son souffle, la respiration devient courte, le cœur bat fort. Devant nous, il y a quelque chose qui s'ouvre en grand et nous voulons l'attraper, même si nous ne savons pas très bien ce que c'est.
The Walk On (Part 1)
By Rick Laird
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 19,710. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013 by Stefan Pawlikowski. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
The Walk On is a three part story about Shawn Tanner. You will watch Shawn grow from boy to man. The reader will walk through the life of Shawn as he discovers his passions and loves; stars on the Gridiron and becomes a trusted friend. Shawn allows the reader to experience with him a determination in life. Overcoming life's obstacles, pitfalls and what it means to Walk On.
Тайна Утерянной Ракетки - Пинг-понг
By Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 4,660. Language: Russian. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
«...Твоё тело единственное и неповторимое. Подобно и твой разум. Тоже самое происходит и с твоим стилем игры,когда ты попытаешься быть самим собой, противник никогда не сможет понять твой стиль игры». Думаю, что именно эти слова и есть послание этой маленькой книги «Тайна утерянной ракетки» Энцо Петтинелли.
Hillbilly Hunting: A Short Story
By Francis Bennett
Series: QUIT SCHOOL! Eight Humorous Short Stories, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,460. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
How do YOU feel about teaching a boy to shoot? HUMOR turns THOUGHT PROVOKING... when a young boy reluctantly agrees to go deep into the forest hunting with a strange but fascinating hillbilly family. What began as a routine family hunting trip turns into something very different. " A blend of the HUMOROUS & DEVASTATING~ Kirkus Reviews
Death At The Track, A Short Mystery ( Quit School! collection)
By Francis Bennett
Series: QUIT SCHOOL! Eight Humorous Short Stories, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,690. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
HAVE YOU EVER HAD GOOD INTENTIONS TURN DEADLY? Tagging along with his Uncle Tony, a young boy haplessly wanders into the world of toughs and bookies that live and work at trotting tracks. This short story is filled with memorable characters and tough realities. It is a timeless 'COMING OF AGE' story. "Similar in style to John Steinbeck...WELL WRITTEN and ENGAGING." ~ S. Harrold
Baseball A Short Story
By Francis Bennett
Series: QUIT SCHOOL! Eight Humorous Short Stories, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
An UPLIFTING, MUST READ about brotherly love. "BASEBALL is the perfect balance of salty and sweet. You love this kid... He's got perspective. He's got style. If you read this book and you don't hear that kid talking right to you, you're not listening. 'Cause he's right there, right in your ear, the whole time. Whatever it is Bennett did to create BASEBALL, I hope he does it again!" ~YoTeach
Pay To Play (Sex, Money, Drama & Football)
By Charles Z. Higgi
Series: Never Say Never, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(5.00 from 12 reviews)
In this breathtaking story, full of sex, drama, action, money and betrayal a football coach takes us on a journey. The coach is a hard working man who had good intentions to help his community by volunteering to coach little league football, but his good intentions are corrupted by greed, sex and money. Can we really say never and mean it ?
A Handicap of Shades
By Brian Wheeler
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Lyle Davenport golfs for memories instead of birdies. The old course's clubhouse has vanished. His arms and back turn too stiff for a graceful swing, and Lyle realizes more tee drives arc behind him than fly in front of him. Still, Lyle keeps to his weekly rounds. He shares tee-times with ghosts, and Lyle would never traverse the narrow fairways of his memory from the comfort of a cart.
ТАЄМНИЦЯ ЗАГУБЛЕНОЇ РАКЕТКИ
By Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 4,820. Language: Ukrainian. Published: January 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
На підставі досвіду свого власного життя, Енцо Петтінеллі, хотів пояснити на чому полягає мудрість, яка супроводжувала його у спортивній кар’єрі чемпіона настільного тенісу та людини з неповторною, багатою особистістю. Саме бажання переказати якесь повчання, змушує писати книги.
The Thin Line - The Short Story Of A Runner
By E.A. Schmidt
Price: Free! Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(3.00 from 1 review)
A runner pushes himself to edge of his own limits in the pursuit of the "thin line" of perfection. However, he ends up discovering there is also a thin line between sanity and success.
失踪球拍之谜
By Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 180. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
夏日,海水,清风拂面,天气宜人。故事讲述了人生的弧线:从向着高处上升的那一刻开始,交汇于开始下降的那一点。恩佐.贝蒂奈利用他出色的隐喻手法,通过乒乓球,把我们带入了一个神奇的境地。 Daniele Tombolini
The Overarm Dog
By Guy Cook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,300. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
A tale of action, suspense, romance...and a dog learning the front crawl
The Rookie (Flash Fiction)
By Kirkus MacGowan
Price: Free! Words: 900. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Every game played with your child has the potential to become a lifelong memory. The Rookie is a flash fiction piece (just over 500 words) based on a childhood memory.
Le mystère de la raquette perdue - Ping-Pong
By Enzo Pettinelli
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: French. Published: November 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
Il existe l’été, la mer et le vent. Et les vents soufflent en notre faveur, les brises sont légères. Le récit parle de la parabole de la vie: il la saisit au point où elle commence à monter vers le haut et la fait rencontrer avec le point où elle commence à descendre vers le bas. Une magie possible pour qui sait raconter, et Enzo la raconte à travers la métaphore extraordinaire du ping-pong.
Brian's Value Calculating Methods
By Brian Garee
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Category: Essay » Business
For Regular Horse Players, Novices and Know it alls. This includes tips to win at the track Still waiting fo your horse to come in. The bets are in don't bet on the color of the horse or the name. This book was witten by Brian and Rudy who worked together to give all people the ability to understand the Horse Racing. Been to the track and laugh at the people who yell at the horses.
What Memories Have You Made About The Hockey You've Played?
By Cameron S. Matthews
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
This is one of those stories that any hockey family can relate to. A story that reminds parents and young athletes, to enjoy the moments that you're in of your chosen sport. You want to look back at the experience as the athlete and as the parent, with the fondest of memories. Done in verse. Please stop back and leave a review.
Johnson and Johnson: A Short Story about Athletics and Academics in College Sports
By Larry LaForge
Price: Free! Words: 13,050. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Two unrelated men share the same last name, work on the same campus, and are driven by the same desire for professional success. One is a coach and the other is a professor. An ethical dilemma ensnares them both and threatens to derail their careers. Who will do the right thing? What is the right thing? All events are fictional, but the underlying issues are real and cause for reflection.
Hedging Bets
By Simon Lee
Price: Free! Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Ash's sister was one of those women who somehow always seem to connect with the wrong blokes. Harold was perhaps the cream of the crop as far as bludgers go, or more precisely, the bottom of the barrel. But when Harold comes up with a no-risk scheme to make some quick cash, Ash just can't say no.
Pitcher
By Russ Durbin
Price: Free! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
William Hickok Farrell stood on the top step of the dugout and surveyed the meticulously curried infield. In moments, Will would pitch the most important game of his Major League career--game one of the World Series. From the moment he could hold a ball, Big Bill, his dad and coach, had pushed him to the be the best. Now, he was about to achieve his lifelong dream. Dad would be watching.
Basketball Gods: A Short Story
By Richard A. Sanchez
Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
A short story about brothers, basketball, growing up, and growing apart.