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Home Free
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,540. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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When her marriage goes belly up and Alex Jordan finds herself back in her hometown of Minter, she figures the worst she’ll have to deal with is the fixer-upper house she’s stuck with and the unending disapproval of her mother. Instead, her brother and her high school crush end up on the wrong end of a murder investigation, and the only way Alex can help them is to team up with a convicted felon.
Tanker 10
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,460. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013 by Book Case Engine. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Baseball & Softball
A timely and compelling story about a bullied and overweight boy and his love of baseball. "Tanker 10" opens in Brockton, MA, in 1976, where bashful and overweight 10-year-old Jimmy just wants to read his books and toss the ball with his best friend Ben. Unfortunately, Jimmy is an entertaining victim for his older brother Cliff and his buddies.
The Bottom of the Ninth
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,120. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Written by a mother and daughter duo, Bottom of the Ninth is a collection of ten short stories that portray the darker side of baseball and its athletes. Stories include an owner who is willing to sell his soul for a better ballclub, a jealous husband who is consumed by the idea of his wife cheating on him, and a ballplayer on the verge of breaking a record is gunned down at the plate.
The 50 Greatest Red Sox Games: 2013 Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,370. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Covering the history of the Boston Red Sox, The 50 Greatest Red Sox Games lets you relive the very best (and worst) moments dating back to 1903. From history-making plays to historic achievements, Cecilia Tan and Bill Nowlin recreate the suspense, excitement, and drama of every game on the list.
Nineteenth Century Stars: 2012 Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,520. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
With almost 150 years of baseball history, the stories of many players from before 1900 were long obscured. The Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) first attempted to remedy this in 1989 by publishing a collection of 136 fascinating biographies of talented late-1800s players. Twenty-three years later, "Nineteenth Century Stars" has been updated with revised stats and re-released.
Opening Fenway Park With Style: The 1912 Champion Red Sox
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 223,220. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
OPENING FENWAY PARK WITH STYLE: The 1912 World Champion Red Sox details the story of a season 100 years ago, the first season played at Fenway Park and the team that went on to win the pennant by a mile and fight to victory in one of the most thrilling World Series ever staged.
51 Questions for the Diehard Fan: New York Mets
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013 by Black Mesa Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics
Test your knowledge with these hardball questions about your favorite team—all the sluggers, hurlers, and greatest moments in New York Mets history … 51 questions to challenge the diehard Mets fan.
K.C. At The Bat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Baseball & Softball, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
David W. Coleman's K.C. at the Bat is a fun, new, 2,800-word rhyming poem in an entirely original setting, but inspired by the classic 19th-century American verse, Casey at the Bat. It is designed for parents to read aloud to their young children, for children to read on their own, and (eventually) for children to read aloud back to their parents. Of course, it can also be enjoyed by adults!
Keeping Score
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,950. Language: American English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
When Shannon’s 9-year-old son Sam wants to go out for travel baseball, Shannon learns the worst competition is off the field. It’s a crazy world of rigged try-outs, professional coaches, personal hitting instructors, and insane parents. As Sam tries to make friends, win games and get better, Shannon falls for a coach from a competing team… and tries not to become a crazy baseball parent herself.
The Shelf Life of Joy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,340. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Seventh grader Aiden McManus must confront his fear of loss and risk in this novel that evokes the Boston suburbs during the winter of 1971-1972. Aiden faces a bully at school while his brother is in Da Nang with the Marines and his family and friendships are changing. With humor and heart, he must choose between courage and comfort as he navigates the upheaval and challenges in his life.