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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.
Unadvisable Enthusiasm: The Origin and Demise of Sports
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Sports, created after the American Civil War as an outlet for young men, was honorable. One day, a "winner" shouted at "losers." The sports race was on. So was the downward path.
Attack of the Flying Squirrel People!
Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Skydiving, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Essays
An award winning, comedic essay on the insane sport of wingsuit flying. It explores the history of the sport, the direction it's moving in, and the questionable sanity of its participants.
The Walk On (part 2)
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 31,930. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Stefan Pawlikowski. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
The Shawn Tanner saga continues. The Walk On is a three part story about Shawn Tanner. You will watch Shawn grow from boy to man. The reader will walk through the life of Shawn as he discovers his passions and loves.
A Circus Without Elephants: A Memoir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,530. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Maralys Wills unwittingly becomes the ringmaster of an eight-sport family—a troupe of five boys and a girl that discovers joy and laughter in offbeat creations like double decker bicycles and primitive hang gliders. Thanks to the kids, she soars to 2,000 feet on a tandem hang glider, plays tennis with Dinah Shore, and appears on Family Feud. When tragedy strikes she must find the courage to go on.
Super Bowl Word Scrambles - The Big Game - Over 65 Word Jumble Puzzles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 330. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
If you like the Super Bowl, Football, and Word Scrambles, this ebook is for you. Give your brain a workout today and try to unscramble words with the Super Bowl theme.
Jenny's Race
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 660. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Games
Jenny's Race is a 22 page picture book for ages 4-8. It is an original and uniquely illustrated story about a third grader who dares to believe in herself and defies the odds against her. The story is simple with an inspirational message about working hard and believing in your abilities enough to try.
I am a Dirty Immigrant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,020. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Riots, revolution, invasion, this island boy thought he had experienced everything, that is until he migrated to the Kentucky mountains. Blacks, he could not understand, whites, well that mountain twang was another language to him. From state to state, big city to little towns being slapped by culture shock as he tries to assimilate.
Score! (A YA Romance Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,810. Language: American English. Published: August 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
16 year old Dinesh Ansari has a problem. His friend, Tamara Larkin, is avoiding him because she misunderstood an offhand comment he made after school. When a mutual friend offers to help the student team assistant and the star point guard for the JV girls basketball team get together after their next game, he agrees. Will he finally reveal his true feelings for her?
Camp Stinks!
Series: Kate Baker and Friends, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,830. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate, Fiction » Adventure » Action
'I tried to push myself along by wriggling and wiggling. It didn't work. I wouldn't budge. My arms were starting to go numb. I was stuck twenty feet above the ground with no help in sight.' Kate's parents dump her at the same disgusting camp she hated for three summers in a row. When her best and only friend at camp doesn't show up, Kate tries every way she can think of to get sent home early.