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The Rovers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,020. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
During the Roaring Twenties anything was possible for those who dreamed big and were willing to risk it all. This is the story of two men who traveled different paths, yet whose fates were inextricably entwined. Theirs is a tale of love and lust, truth and deception, history and fantasy, damnation and redemption—and Baseball.
One Pitch Away: The Players' Stories of the 1986 LCS and World Series
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,280. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2016 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Award-winning author Mike Sowell's provides thoughtful and intimate profiles of all the key participants to recount the drama of the1986 American and National League Championship and World Series. The result is top-notch baseball history with a very human touch of what many consider the greatest post season in the annals of baseball.
One Summer Season: A Young Man's Brutal Baptism Into Love And Baseball
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,130. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
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R.W. Clay has the world on a string, the hometown hero who can hit the baseball a country mile. No one stays young forever. He steps into an adult world that doesn't care about hometown heroes or high school stardom. Coaches try to change him, an opposing pitcher known as Muy Mal Hombre tries to hurt him, and women want him for different reasons. Hero? Nah, just a young man meeting life head-on.
Tony C: The Triumph and Tragedy of Tony Conigliaro
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,610. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Boston sportswriter David Cataneo's definitive biography of the brilliant Boston star, covering his life from local boy star, to record-breaking AL slugger, to near death from a bean ball, to comebacks, more failure, then a tragic, early death. Tony C's turbulent relationship with the Red Sox is covered, as is his playboy adventures, ventures into pop singing, pro karate, and pitching.
Levittown
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,650. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A story of a young nonconformist growing up in America’s second planned housing community, Levittown portrays life in the late 1970s with a sardonic eye trained on the country’s time-honored traditions and questionable preoccupations. Set against a backdrop of classic rock, NASCAR and elementary school life, Levittown is the tale of a young boy named Michael trying to find himself.
From Third to Home
Series: Playing for First. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 79,840. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
From Third to Home continues Chris Paynter’s Playing for First baseball series. Join Amy, Lisa, Kat, and the women who love them for an exciting season full of ups and downs, hopes and dreams.
Lovers' Lane
Series: The Day the Saucers Came.... Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
1956. After a sock hop at the local high school gym, teenagers Betty and Cody drive out to Lovers' Lane together. Betty knows only too well that good girls don't go to Lovers' Lane with boys. But Cody is her one true love and besides, he swore that he'd love her forever or may he be struck down where he stands. But then, an alien invasion shows Betty just what Cody's word is truly worth…
Payoff Pitch
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,770. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2016 by booksmango. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
Art Babico is the player/coach of the Jersey City Cougars in Jersey city, New Jersey. His team is going nowhere, very similar to his life. He is an erstwhile cop who lives day to day, solo. He ends up falling in love with a beautiful Thai woman in Jersey City. Art is hoping she can erase the memories of a former love who was found brutally killed. However, the Thai girl Goon, cannot reciprocate Ar
The Tale of Pee Wee Reese
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal
Nick and the new kid across the street are sent on an magical journey, back in time, to 1940's Cincinnati, OH. Little do they know that an historic baseball game will hold the answers they need. But can they set aside their differences long enough to figure it out? Or will they be stuck in the past forever?
Ducks with Baguette
Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A yarn about an aspiring writer and actor up to no damned good!