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Cold Crossover
By Tom Kelly
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,680. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Fiction
Linnbert "Cheese" Oliver, hard-luck high school basketball hero in the Northwest town of North Fork, is missing on a late-night ferry. And for real estate agent Ernie Creekmore, his father figure, friend and former coach, the news hits hard. Enjoy a series of heart-stopping moments that peel back layers of greed, secrets and twisted family ties that refuse to stay buried.
Drunk on Sports
By Tim Cowlishaw
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,550. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013 and represented by David Vigliano. Category: Nonfiction
Far be it from Tim Cowlishaw to advise against drinking, as he admits that it got him the inside track on some of the best stories of his sports writing career. But Tim has learned the hard way the hazards of over-doing it, and shares his highs and lows in the entertaining, yet poignant Drunk on Sports. Follow along with amusing accounts of sports history, from head coach drama to Super Bowl wins.
Projecting X: How to Forecast Baseball Player Performance
By Mike Podhorzer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
FanGraphs expert Mike Podhorzer takes you on a journey through the process of projecting baseball player performance, teaching you the whats, whys and hows of both basic and advanced statistics. You will then discover how to use those newly acquired skills. A complete step-by-step tutorial on developing an Excel spreadsheet to perform the calculations follows.
Dragonscaling!
By John Teehan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Fiction
A fun, creative piece of meta-fiction in the form of an in-depth article on the extreme sport of dragonscaling.
The Sweeter Science: A Look at Women's Boxing
By Thomas Gerbasi
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,260. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Award-winning boxing writer Thomas Gerbasi takes a look at the often unappreciated sport of women's boxing with this collection of stories featuring profiles of Christy Martin, Laila Ali, Lucia Rijker, Mia St. John, and Holly Holm, along with in-depth features on some of the most compelling athletes you may have never heard of.
The Umpire Has No Clothes
By Walter Witty
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,280. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction
Humor to some and horror to others, THE UMPIRE HAS NO CLOTHES whistles and points fingers at our most iconic of ironies: namely, sports obsessions. For those wishing to save themselves or others from a fate worse than boredom.
Ivy Dreams
By Jill Eisnaugle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,180. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013. Category: Fiction
It is the bottom of the ninth inning in Game 7 of the 2014 World Series at Chicago's Historic Wrigley Field. With two on and two out and the Cubs trailing award-winning veteran pitcher, Leon Chapman and his Boston Red Sox, the Chicago Cubs' and their fans' dreams of ending the ballclub's century-plus old championship drought rests on the shoulders of a GIRL?
Down by Contact - A Seattle Lumberjacks Romance
By Jami Davenport
Series: The Seattle Lumberjacks, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,420. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Category: Fiction
Seattle Lumberjacks linebacker Zach Murphy is a beast of a player, and he’s about to capture the heart of the beautiful Kelsie Carrington-Richmond.
Quit School! Eight Humorous Short Stories
By Francis Bennett
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,720. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Category: Fiction
How How powerful were the lessons YOU learned outside of school? In 8 short stories with dramatically different themes...love, the supernatural, hunting, horse racing, baseball, coming of age, mystery & a wake... you will be reminded of the moments that shaped your memories and revealed the enduring lessons you learned outside the classroom.
My First Football Team
By Ed Gilds III
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Category: Fiction
I couldn’t have been more than four years old when I went into the kitchen where mom was cooking, and told her I wanted to be a football player when I grew up. She asked me, “how do you know that Trey?” I answered telling her that football was my favorite sport.