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Phenom - Let's Play Basketball
By Jim Plautz
Price: Free! Words: 65,720. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2010. Category: Fiction
Too good to be true, a mid-year transfer student leads his high school basketball team to the State Championship and along the way helps others become better students and young adults. Matthew Wilson’s past finally catches up with him when the Russian Mafia seeks retribution for past transgressions. This is a feel-good love story and suspense novel structured around a basketball theme.
Lenny, Lefty, and the Chancellor: The Len Bias Tragedy and the Search for Reform in Big-time College Basketball
By C. Fraser Smith
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 131,290. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction
On June 19, 1986, Len Bias, one of the greats of college basketball, destined for NBA stardom, died of a cocaine overdose. The nation was stunned, and for the next several months, millions followed the unfolding tragedy at University of Maryland. In this account, Baltimore Sun reporter C. Fraser Smith examines the abuses that led to the Bias tragedy, and the crucial reform that followed.
Courting the Beast
By R.J. Ross
Series: The Winstead Files, 1. Price: Free! Words: 23,920. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Category: Fiction
Book 1 of the Winstead Files. In "Courting the Beast" a tomboy princess is turned into a beast and the best looking guy in town has to save her! If he can beat her in basketball, that is. With fairytale curses going out of control and a know-it-all fairy godfather not doing much to help, who knows where the happy ending will come from?
Marilyn: "It's All Make Believe, Isn't It?"
By Ben Campbell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,360. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2010. Category: Fiction
Ingenious, poignant, spicy, Marilyn returns. The body of Martin Montage is the conduit. She slides into his body. She spices up his mind. The day is one heralding event after another, unbalancing Martin, hours filled with activities and celebrity for the benefit of Marilyn's return.
Milk Maid in Heaven
By Samantha Jillian Bayarr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,620. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2010. Category: Fiction
Mitch Rutherford works the graveyard shift at a dairy farm in the prison work-release program. His only focus is on his upcoming release from prison, until he meets Emily, the farmer’s daughter just weeks before his release. Will Mitch risk everything just to win her heart?
National Title: The Unlikely Tale of the NAIB Tournament
By Danny Stooksbury
You set the price! Words: 50,470. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
“National Title: The Unlikely Tale of the NAIB Tournament” is an archeological dig through the history of collegiate athletics. It details the origins of America's oldest collegiate national championship and the foundation of character-driven athletics. The NAIB (NAIA), began by Emil Liston and Dr. James Naismith, surpassed the NCAA in membership in just 10 years, and smashed color barriers.
The Kobe Code: Eight Principles For Success -- An Insider's Look into Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant's Warrior Life & the Code He Lives By
By Pat Mixon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,220. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Strength & Honor. A code that Kobe Bryant seems to live by. This inspiring & practical guide takes a unique spin on the traditional unauthorized biography by providing insight into how Kobe approaches his life, on & off the court. Also, by highlighting Eight Principles For Success pulled from various stages in his life, this book allows you to potentially apply these practices to your own life.
Take Five
By Jeremy Taylor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: Fiction
Madeline Flowers is an angel, come to save a basketball team from financial ruin. Or is she? What lengths will she go to to get what she wants? Is there anyone who can stop her? Centred around a women's basketball team, this adventure story twists and turns with lies, crocodile tears and some fast action both on and off the court.
Dirt
By Jules Okapi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011 by White Sun Press. Category: Fiction
Due to an untimely mishap with a runaway piano, a thief and a homeless lady with a very pointy umbrella, Harold meets an unusual segment of the neighborhood, all of whom live inside a single tree planter box on a New York City Street.
A Walking Tour of Springfield, Massachusetts
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Springfield, Massachusetts is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.