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Aphrodesia
By A.F. Allen
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2009 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction
Every two years they run a foot race in the magnificent stadium in Aphrodesia, the city of Aphrodite. Hermias, a young Greek from the faded city of Athens has set his heart on winning this race for both the personal glory for himself and the reflected glory for his city. The prize for winning the race is incidental, the glory matters the most, but the nubile beauty who is the prize!
Who Says I Can't
By Jothy Rosenberg
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,770. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
In Who Says I Can’t, Rosenberg teaches by example how everyone can overcome life’s obstacles. He shows that when the world says you can’t, courage and determination prove you can be more than “good considering.” You can be good . . . period. Not only that, you can use that positive attitude to inspire and stomp out stereotypes one leg at a time.
Bike Sexy
By James Roark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2010. Category: Fiction
Poems about women who rode bicycles. Eleven poems inspired by eleven women, countless bicycles and the men who orbited them, all in various states of disrepair. A car, you see, is murder, but a bicycle is a love affair....
Go Claire Go
By Brian Briscoe
Price: Free! Words: 27,750. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2010. Category: Fiction
What would you do if you were orphaned after being caught in a bushfire? What would you do if you were then sent off to stay with a family you didn't know? What would you do if you were also sent to a posh school for 'young ladies' called the Leabrook School? You'd be a little confused? This happens to Claire. However, she shows the city chicks that country girls are not wimpy wallflowers!
Quarterback Duel
By Sal Maiorana
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 44,180. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2010. Category: Fiction
Super sophomore Casey Carter wins the starting quarterback job at River View High, but jealous and vindictive senior Steve Northcutt staunchly believes he should be the starter and plots a devious scheme to derail Casey. In this fast-moving story, the two boys engage in a season-long conflict that hinders the Eagles in their quest to win the conference title.
Coaching is Simple...You're Up!
By Al McCormick
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Coaching is Simple…You’re Up! Is for the Player in addition to the Coach. “Coaching is Simple…You’re Up!” deals with several critical aspects of the offensive aspect of the game that I believe are never taught. Some are mentioned prior to practice, while others are skimmed over, and most are filled with so many fallacies they end up being miscommunicated.
The Ultimate Quest: Olympic Gold
By Robert Henning
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,380. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Category: Fiction
Two children undertake a perilous journey to the top of Mount Olympus to retrieve a stolen scroll that will allow a gifted athlete to compete in the ancient Olympic Games.
Coaching From the HEART
By Steve Biddison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,160. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Coaching From the HEART details the coaching philosophy that has turned four basketball programs around from losing programs to playoff teams. It is not about the x's and o's of the game, but about a solid approach to leading a program out of a losing mentality to become winners both on and off the court. A must read for all basketball coaches.
Hitler's 1936 Berlin Olympic Games - What really happened before, during and afterwards
By Don Hale
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
When the 1936 Olympic Games was hosted by Germany at their magnificent Berlin stadium, the country was a far different place from when they were first awarded the event. Now run by Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party, this is a genuine account of what really happened in the lead up the games, during and after; how their own athletes were treated, and the contrast to their public and propaganda image.
Quote Sport Unquote
By John Barber
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,030. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This is a collection of quotes from all sectors of the sporting world; players, officials, press and spectators. It covers all major sports and some minor ones such as conkers and lawn mower racing. It is predominantly about sport in Great Britain and gives an outsider a unique perspective of how we view ourselves and how much we differ from the Americans in our approach to the game.