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Snippets Of Life With Lu
By Hugh Brown
Price: $1.39 USD. Words: 26,090. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2010. Category: Fiction
This illustrated book is a humourous look at life through the eyes of a pre-teen boy as he leaves home for the first time to go off to a new school. It gives us a glimse of his new experiences,the scrapes he manages to get himself into along the way and the ingenious ways in which he manages to get himself out of them.
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.
Activities for the Elderly, Volume 2: Working with Residents with Significant Physical and Cognitive Disabilities
By Sandra D. Parker
Price: $24.00 USD. Words: 23,410. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2010 by Idyll Arbor. Category: Nonfiction
A collection of 86 practical activities for residents who are very impaired because of dementia or other severe disabilities. Just as with Activities for the Elderly, Volume 1, this book provides the therapist with instructions and helpful hints, as well as the therapeutic benefits for each activity.
Out of Bounds
By Jim Plautz
Price: Free! Words: 90,650. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010. Category: Fiction
Out of Bounds is a gripping novel of Corporate Finance, Drugs, and Politics, told in a backdrop of a highly competitive golf tournament. What starts out to be a two-day, 36 hole Match Play Club Championship between former friends, becomes a high stakes, life and death struggle centered around control of a Cabo San Lucas Resort and Casino.The stakes are high - winner takes all.
Sporting the Right Attitude: Lessons Learned in a Troubled Family
By Walter Jackson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,130. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Sporting the Right Attitude: Lessons Learned in a Troubled Family, a USA Book News Award finalist, is an inspirational memoir and guide for young adults, or anyone struggling to overcome challenges. This story is how sports principles helped the author overcome a violent childhood, intertwined with insights from superstar athletes who used these same principles to conquer challenges---and win.
Ohio High School Football: A Profile of Some of the Great Teams, Towns, and Personalities 1894 - 1971
By Tim Raab
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,560. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
A fun and informative look at the some of the teams, schools, and people that have made Ohio the most exciting state in which to watch and play high school football! Going decade by decade, the book illuminates its subject with reader-friendly insights and will take you from the first football games in the late 19th century to 1972 when Ohio instituted its first playoff system.
Double Fault at Roland Garros
By Jim Plautz
Price: Free! Words: 126,520. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Category: Fiction
Four junior tennis players from Spain, France and the U.S.are destined to meet at Roland Garros, home of the French Open, the second leg of the Tennis Grand Slam. The four teenagers meet at the Saddlebrook tennis academy in Tampa, Fl where tennis lessons are spiced with love, jealousy and revenge. Basque ETA terrorist plans to blow up the newly rebuilt stadium set the stage for a thrilling climax.
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.
Rain Delay
By Richard McManus
Price: Free! Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2010. Category: Fiction
The new kid in town gets a big league welcome. A short story.
Littbarski's Gambit
By Simon Hood
Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Category: Fiction
Table football, chess and gin provide perfect substitutes for a common language in this tale about striving to communicate and scoring the perfect goal.