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Race Stronger Live Longer: A Physician's Guide to Wellness for Athletes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,870. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Triathalon
As an athlete, are you training to set a PR or to stand on the winner’s podium? Are you working out to lose those extra pounds and become fit? Perhaps you should also be concerned with your overall wellness and your long-term quality of life. If so, pick a comfortable place to sit down and read this book! This medically referenced book has valuable information that you may not have considered.
Climbing Back
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,260. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Canoeing
My heart is pounding, I try to relax and focus as I sit on a start line of my World Championship race. Years earlier my heart pounded for a very different reason, I was cold, alone and shaking in pain. I wondered if I would survive the night. After falling 200ft hours earlier, I thought my dream of racing internationally would never happen. This inspiring story describes how I climbed back.
Read My Lips
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,600. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A bitter sweet story about humility and learning unfolds as Millicent discovers standing tall in your own shoes is more rewarding than filling someone else’s and Stacey embraces education as more important that they heavyweight title.
Loving The Game When The Game Doesn't Love You Back
Price: Free! Words: 43,850. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Brandon wrote this book to motivate, inspire and challenge athletes to recognize the importance of preparing for life on and off the field, but ultimately to help others discover their full potential and their God-given purpose beyond the game.
Fielder's Choice
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,480. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
All-Star shortstop Matt Darrington has more than a problem. His wife died, and now he’s juggling a too-smart-for-her-britches six-year-old and the grueling pace of professional baseball. Worse, his daughter is mom shopping. When they explore a local ranch, she decides the beautiful, free-spirited tour guide is premium mom material. Matt thinks the sexy guide looks like Grade-A trouble.
A New Divide Prologue: Arrival in Eden
Price: Free! Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When the sadistic ruler of a militaristic nation attempts to establish sovereign control over humanity a solar rebellion ignites revolving around an athlete who discovers he is next step in human evolution. A prologue to a New Divide The Great Expedition coming soon... I promise....
Fastest Man In the World: The Tony Volpentest Story
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,540. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
Tony Volpentest was born without hands and feet—a condition so rare it does not have a name. Doctors said he would never be able to walk without prosthetics or special accommodations; Tony proved them all wrong. In high school he took up the least likely sport for someone with­out feet—track. Through sheer will and perseverance he went from last place in every race to the pinnacle of his sport.
Till Tomorrow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,710. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Biographical
David Mugisha, a popular athlete, faces ruin after an accident leaves him crippled for life. With the help of his foster sister, he battles with the demons of his past. Having surrounded himself with superficial friends and put his entire future plans in athletics, he is left alone and without money.
Love Game - Season 2011
Series: Love Game, Part 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 117,190. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
PART 1 of the LOVE GAME series. Tennis player Elise has a secret crush on Amanda, one of the top players. But Amanda’s in a relationship and unavailable. Or is she? What happens when Elise and Amanda play doubles together? A sizzling cat-and-mouse game begins between the two players. Meanwhile, Sasha spies on the Galloway twins, photographer Tom takes delicate pictures and Lynn plays Love Game.
Allotropes (an Ell Donsaii story #8)
Series: The Ell Donsaii stories. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,170. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
“Allotropes" is the eighth in a series of near future SciFi/Thrillers whose young heroine Ell Donsaii has a nerve mutation which has made her a genius as well as an athletic phenomenon. In “Allotropes,” one of her waldoes is exploring the ringworld she discovered at Sigma Draconis. The aliens there are doing surprising things with carbon allotropes! Can we learn to do the same?