Books tagged: sports and life

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Loving The Game When The Game Doesn't Love You Back
Price: Free! Words: 43,850. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Brandon wrote this book to motivate, inspire and challenge athletes to recognize the importance of preparing for life on and off the field, but ultimately to help others discover their full potential and their God-given purpose beyond the game.
Sublime Paradigm
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 99,890. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Sublime Paradigm is a psychological thriller which will leave you breathless. It smashes multiple genres together, as it's based on a true story. Sublime Paradigm brings the reader closer to understanding the story behind the life of a person who looks like everyone else, but is entirely different. This novel promises to heighten your senses.
Lorton's Quick Reads - Volume II
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This is the second of a collection of very short stories. Each one is intended to be read in a single sitting, with the goal of being entertaining, with the occasional deep thought tossed in. Most of the time, humor reigns. The stories are so short and enticing, that they are great, fun, quick reads and page-turners.
Theater of Pain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,560. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In the world of professional wrestling some competitors would do anything to make it to the top...even murder.
Shot and a Ghost: a year in the brutal world of professional squash
Price: $4.65 USD. Words: 67,780. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Squash, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Racquet sports
Funny, sad and uplifting, Shot and a Ghost lifts the lid on a year in the life of James Willstrop, one of the world's top squash players. As critical of himself as of others, he talks openly about his relationship with father and coach, Malcolm; the devastating death of his mother, Lesley; and his fierce and often acrimonious rivalry with fellow Yorkshireman Nick Matthew. A must for sports fans.
Nice To Meet Me
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,620. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Nice To Meet Me is a modern story of perseverance. It is a walk with one man, Chris Carlton, a former U.S. Navy Intelligence Officer and advertising executive, as he first begins therapy for seven years of childhood sexual abuse. You will join him for nearly thirty therapy sessions, watching him slowly repair his past until he ultimately connects with the boy he left behind.
Hockey Player For Life
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,580. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Hockey Player For Life is a story about a 13 year old can't miss hockey player who misses. The story deals with his rising up after falling down and the subsequent mistakes he makes. He becomes good friends with the team s worst player and they share a great bond and the worst player teaches him what it means to be a hockey player for life!
Over the Net and Between the Lines
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Tennis
Given the number of words that have been written about tennis, is there anything left to say? Yes. Discover more of life on the court in Over the Net and Between the Lines.
High School Rivalry
Series: High School · Sports · Young Adult. Price: Free! Words: 72,370. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
High School Rivalry is the coming-of-age story of an introverted teenager who gains confidence in other areas of life by shooting a ball through a hoop with great regularity. Teens will identify with the struggle, while adults will be transported back to a time when they were more vulnerable.
Sweaty Mascots start Grease Fires
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,420. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A nontraditional coming-of-age story about a naive college graduate who takes his first job with a baseball team in the south. You'll encounter midgets and mascots, pulling tarp and patronizing prostitutes, religion and race, swearing and more swearing. Wrap it up with some Southern hospitality and a bachelor auction. You’re left with a seasoned Grillbilly and a clear outlook on life.