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Fiction » Literature » Sports
A Handicap of Shades by Brian S. Wheeler
Price: Free! Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
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.
Base Ball: Coming to the Show by Teri Riendeau Crane
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,140. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Ten years in the minor leagues and finally called to the Majors. In nine chapters he connects his trip around the bases and what happens in the present, to stories from his past. Baseball is the dance of life where patience often becomes the possible. A book for those who love baseball and admire the tenacity of people who stay true to their dreams.
The Myth by Keith Jenkins
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 150,950. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013 by Beverley Young. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
This tale will resonate with fishermen everywhere. From those first exhilarating twitches of a red-tipped float, to the camaraderie and friendship that a sport like angling can provide. Stan's fascination with water sees him begin a journey, and a passion, that will last a lifetime. As Stan and the carp journey through the years, the final outcome is in the balance as their paths eventually cross.
Ball Machine - The Inside Story of the Lies, Seductions and Sporting Triumphs of the Android Vitas Rodriguez by Simon J Townley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,930. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Can an android win Wimbledon? Or the soccer World Cup? What about the heart of a beautiful woman? Built as a glorified ball machine, Vitas Rodriguez is the world’s most advanced android - strong, fast, tireless and smart. Equipped with the revolutionary quantum entanglement processor, he’s sentient, athletic, handsome, and unstoppable. He knows how to learn. And he loves to win.
ТАЄМНИЦЯ ЗАГУБЛЕНОЇ РАКЕТКИ by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 4,820. Language: Ukrainian. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General, Fiction » Literature » Sports
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.
Shredded by Karen Avivi
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,340. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Literature » Sports(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Drop into the world of rule-breaking, gravity-defying girls who shred riding freestyle BMX. More than a girls’ sports book or a BMX biking book, Shredded is a motivating push-your-limits story that takes on feminism, friendship, sexism, and sibling rivalry. “Shredded is the holy grail of young adult fiction. This book is absolutely perfect.” – San Francisco Book Review (5 stars)
Coop by Jack Teeter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,910. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Baseball & Softball(5.00 from 1 review)
Matt Cooper was once a high school baseball coach who stood up for the things he believed in. Prevailing against long odds, he led his team to a Georgia state championship. A tragic accident cost him everything—his career and even his voice—he hasn't spoken for seventeen years. Now, at long last, his grandson Billy gives Coop a reason to stand tall and coach again.
The Foxhole Court by Nora Sakavic
Price: Free! Words: 82,690. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Neil Josten knows signing with the Palmetto State Foxes is a fatal mistake. After eight years on the run he ought to have better survival instincts, but one of his new teammates is a friend from his old life. Neil left him once; he can't walk away a second time. The longer he stays the faster his past catches up with him, but maybe Neil's finally found someone and something worth fighting for.
The Godslayer by Dave Walsh
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,330. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
The Godslayer is a journey inside of the mind of a professional athlete who competed at the highest level but lost everything in the process and takes a rather unique look inside of the world of Mixed Martial Arts.
Gold Medal Threat by Michael Balkind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,060. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(5.00 from 7 reviews)
When Casey and Johnny overhear assassins discussing “taking out” an Olympic gymnast just prior to the Olympic Opening Ceremonies, they team up with Chelsea and Samantha, and attempt foil the crime. Suspense, action and lots of fun combine as the team puts their lives in harms way to identify and stop the assassins, before it’s too late.
The Thin Line - The Short Story Of A Runner by E.A. Schmidt
Price: Free! Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological(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.
No Guts, No Glory! by Andrew Delaplaine
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,730. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
In 1974, little Stancil College’s basketball program was about to fade into oblivion after years of failure, until assistant coach Charlie Nash came up with an idea how to put them back on the college basketball map.
失踪球拍之谜 by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 180. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General, Fiction » Literature » Sports
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
L'Américain. Leven en dood van de Franse wielrenner Pascal Basclas by Herman Loos
You set the price! Words: 35,850. Language: Dutch. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Het is 9 juli 1998, vooravond van de Ronde van Frankrijk. In Sarreguemines aan de Frans-Duitse grens wordt oud-wielrenner Pascal Basclas aangehouden na een anonieme tip aan het gerecht. L'Américain is een fictieverhaal dat zich binnen gekende feiten ontwikkelt. Het stelt vragen omtrent schuld en rechtvaardigheid op scherp. Verplicht leesvoer voor elke wielerfan en -hater.
The Rookie (Flash Fiction) by Kirkus MacGowan
Price: Free! Words: 900. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Inspirational(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. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General, Fiction » Literature » Sports
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.
Fame, Love, and other Lessons by Jo Frances
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,370. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary(3.00 from 1 review)
Jamie Cameron is only a college freshman when she begins a first-love relationship with Chase Reston, the star on their school's basketball team. Within a year, Chase has been signed to an NBA team and Jamie catapults from the obscurity of being his girlfriend to a model and media darling in her own right.
The Victors Club by S. J. Crown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,770. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
A lady golfer dreams of winning a men's tournament so she can compete in golf's premier event, The Victors. For her, nothing less will prove she's not the loser her mother once called her. Determined, yet doubting her own remarkable golf talent, she marries and caddies for a tour pro. But when a family crisis sidelines her from the tour, events push her to take on the guys herself.
Baseball Karma and The Constitution Blues by Ronnie Norpel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,970. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
Baseball Karma & The Constitution Blues is a play-by-play, behind-the-scenes account of a woman learning about life, luck, love and superstitions during her youthful days as a ballgirl and front office representative for a top-level major league baseball team. This "ficto-memoir" scorecard is filled with intimate details...