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Book: Out On Top - A Collection of Upbeat Short Stories by Steve Morris
"We are long overdue a break. Out on Top is a bag of stories where wrongs are often put right. Instead of dwelling on what might have been, characters get their chances to rectify their regrets and tidy up their troubled pasts. Once-reluctant Romeos, clever creatures and innovative new technology sees the cast of Out on Top get second chances to see the truth finally come out whether it wants to [...]
 
Book: Stinky Till I Die! by RP Cowie
What would you do if an old friend's life turned out to be in mortal danger, while you were in the middle of tucking into your favourite brunch of boiled eggs with toasted soldiers buttered on both sides? (A mug of tea would be optional in this case). What if, at the same time, you were on the verge of becoming a minor celebrity in your home town, without having to resort to reality TV, charity [...]
 
Book: A Matter of Life and Death by Matt Carrell
In April 1981, ex-Liverpool manager Bill Shankly was interviewed by Shelley Rodhe on Granada TV. Alongside him in the studio was former Prime Minister Harold Wilson. Shankly told the audience, "Somebody said: 'Football's a matter of life and death to you.' I said, 'Listen it's more important than that.'" Coldharbour Town has climbed from the lower divisions of English football, finally reaching [...]
 
Book: Goalden Sky by Tracey Morait
After her stepmother Shelley walks out, Gemma Sutherland is happy to have her dad back to herself again. Life is good: she's playing football at Naylorsfield School and Tyrone Collins, who she used to fight with all the time, is now one of her best friends. Then Portia, Shelley's daughter, comes back to live with the Sutherlands because her mother feels too depressed to look after her. Even [...]
 
Book: Full Circle by Vera Alexander
Bandile is part of a loving extended family consisting of Mom and Dad, Uncle Lunga and Aunt Patience. The small family have worked hard to enable them to move from a dusty hut in a township to a modest home in a quiet suburb near Durban. He is just like any other boy. He loves TV, Soccer, Music and Dancing. To make the time pass during his chores he dreams of success as an entertainer. He has [...]
 
Book: Goalden Girl by Tracey Morait
Gemma Sutherland isn't happy. A year after the death of her mother, her dad has married Shelley, whose daughter, Portia, is a spoilt brat. As if that wasn't enough they've moved house and Gemma has to go to Naylorsfield Comp where they don't let girls play football like they do at her old school. Frustrated with her new life, Gemma rebels, shocks her dad by becoming a Goth and vows to drive [...]
 
Book: How Umbro Got Stoned! by Ian McLaren
This is not a history of Umbro nor of the sport of football (aka soccer). There are some background elements relevant to the development of the sport, but the stories here are the author's recollections, many stimulated by other members of the Umbro team, of experiences during the wonderful growth years of Umbro USA, from the late 1970s through the early-1990s. There is focus on some of the [...]
 
Book: Red Card - The Soccer Star Who Lost It All To Gambling by Tony Kelly
A blossoming soccer career marred by mishaps which drove him to disaster. Ruined by an addiction to gambling, Tony Kelly lost his career, his partner and all his money. Now he has written his story to "invite the public, family and friends into my secret hell of racism, despair, depression, stardom, gambling addiction and self-destruction" Tony Kelly was football crazy from the age of seven. At [...]
 
Book: Jumble Tales - A collection of short stories by Steve Morris
Psychological sharpshooters, fickle football fans and prodigious people who choose to use and misuse their incredible talents invite you into this collection of their jumbled-up worlds. During dark days at work when people reflect both on what could have been and on what could still be, things are never quite what they seem, and never turn out as expected. Crafted to be short and snappy enough [...]
 
Book: Objective Barcelona - How To Beat The Most Powerful Team In The World by Bruno Miguel Espalha
Objective Barcelona is a book about FC Barcelona. For the last 4 seasons i've watched many Barcelona games and honestly, i don't like their style of play. So, i decided to research about Barcelona Tactics, formations, style of play and i did find that they have many weaknesses that can be explored. While it's not easy for teams to beat Barcelona, it's not an impossible feat. Never understood why [...]
 
Book: Books, Balls, and Dogs - an Ohio love story by B.L. Wilson
Taylor Price, head librarian, is a brand new arrival in town. Lost, Taylor meets Jamie Underwood, the flag person from a road repair crew who guides her to the town's only veterinarian. Later on, Jamie turns out to be her daughter's soccer coach. The two women have several run-ins on the soccer field, on the roadway in front of Taylor's home, at the library, and in Taylor's basement, her kitchen, [...]
 
Book: The Blue Velvet (Emerson's Attic) by Kathleen Andrews Davis
Emerson McBride is a normal American teenager. She goes to school, plays soccer, and roams the mall with friends. Her life is just like any other 14-year-old's until she is sent to clean the attic in the old Victorian as punishment for fighting with her younger brother. Suddenly, she is thrown back in time to a totally foreign world. Frightened, and armed only with dreams of her grandfather, [...]
 
Book: Bad Boy (Invertary Book 5) by janet elizabeth henderson
A Bad Boy trying to be good, a Good Girl driven to be bad and a five year old who wants to rule the world... When an injury ends Flynn Boyle's professional soccer career, he doesn't know what to do with himself or the rest of his life. According to the tabloid press, all he's good for is partying hard, womanizing and making an ass of himself. The sad thing is--they aren't far wrong. With no other [...]
 
Book: George Best - A Celebration by Bernie Smith and Maureen Hunt
George Best was one of the greatest soccer players ever to have walked the Earth. His ability as an all-round player was and remains unsurpassed, and he drew legions of fans to each of his games. Along with being an exceptionally gifted sportsman, George also had a unique gift with people. From club managers to the grounds man at Old Trafford, Bestie had time for them all. Packed with anecdotes [...]
 
Book: Wanna-Be's by Mark Connelly
With his new girlfriend - a soccer mom with a taste for bondage - urging him to "go condo," failed screenwriter Winfield Payton needs cash. Accepting a job offer from a college friend, he becomes the lone white employee of a black S&L. As the firm's token white, he poses as a Mafioso to intimidate skittish investors and woos a wealthy cougar to keep the firm afloat. Figure-skating between the [...]
 
Book: Chained by Lynne Kelly
After ten-year-old Hastin's family borrows money to pay for his sister's hospital bill, he leaves his village in northern India to take a job as an elephant keeper and work off the debt. He thinks it will be an adventure, but he isn't prepared for the cruel circus owner. The crowds that come to the circus see a lively animal who plays soccer and balances on milk bottles, but Hastin sees Nandita, [...]
 
Book: A Love Story - Lydia & Jerome by Olivia Williams Ball
The quiet laid back single mother wanted more. She enjoyed the PTA meetings, the soccer games with her son, hanging out with her sisters and an occasional outing with her girlfriend. But the thirty-three year old African American nurse craved something she had never had; a loving and long-lasting relationship with a man. Lydia met Jerome, an educated white-collar worker with a body like a [...]
 
Book: Green Card Soldier by Bruce Zielsdorf
Green Card Soldier is the story of Andro Babich--a naive, but inquisitive Bosnian teenage soccer star--as told by Heath Winslow--a cynical, self-deprecating war correspondent. Set amidst the civil-war ravaged Balkans of the early '90s, Winslow recounts Andro's exploits, including his daring escape to America where he receives a green card and joins the U.S. Army, ultimately earning his [...]
 
Book: Match Play by John J. Gallagher
As a long time professional writer contributing to a wide variety of commercial markets John J. Gallagher saw the world of novel writing as the ultimate goal to satisfy a creative imagination. Prior to becoming interested in golf, John experienced sport at the elite level having been a professional and international soccer player. However his interest moved to the game of golf in his senior years [...]
 
Book: The Mystery Box by Eva Pohler
Soccer mom Yvette Palmer lives an ordinary life in San Antonio, Texas when a box is delivered to her by mistake, and in taking it to its rightful owner a crotchety neighbor named Mona who shares her back fence is drawn into a strange and haunting tale. Mona's ratty robe, mood swings, and secretive behavior all raise red flags, and Yvette is sure someone else is living there despite Mona's claim [...]
 
Book: Commencement - Hellsbane (Entangled - Flirts) by Paige Cuccaro
Commencement by Paige Cuccaro Hell hath no fury like a woman's scorn for frat guys Emma Jane Hellsbane knows something evil is worming its way through her college campus she can feel it. Literally. Her freakish ability to feel other people's emotions as though they were her own has always been monumentally awkward, and it's easier for her to just pretend it doesn't exist. But this time her [...]
 
Book: In all Probability - A collection of short stories by Steve Morris
Hold on. Not so fast. Just when you think it's just another day . An assassin with a unique technique, an almost-was soccer star and a bitter long-forgotten one-hit-wonder pop star are just a few of the random characters who turn up within the stories in this book. Each are loveable in their own different ways and are doing their very best to dodge Lady Luck's sadistic target practice. Heroes [...]
 
Book: PRECOG - Millennium Children, Book 1 by Chris Kalas
January's child can envision Five kids. One ability. A mysterious scientist. A ruthless, faceless enemy. What happens if, on your 15th birthday, you suddenly get the ability to see the future? You know the questions on the test before you see it. You know that your brother will lose his soccer game this afternoon. You know that your favorite team won't be winning the game tomorrow. You also know [...]
 
Book: Nothing Stays the Same - A Young Adult Rock 'n' Roll Time Travel Romance (Soul Mates Book 2) by Catherine Chant
How far would you go to save someone's life? Leah and Brennan are going all the way back to 1973. One Choice Changes Everything... In 1973, The Beat Detectors are the hottest TV pop band to hit the airwaves since The Monkees, thanks to the appealing vocals of rising teen idol Ronnie Basford. But behind the scenes, not everything is rainbows and unicorns. Ronnie realizes much too late that one bad [...]
 
Book: Lucy The Cat - Little Brother by Pertti Pietarinen
Charming Picture Book for Children and Cat Lovers This is the second book in the Lucy The Cat series, the charming story about Lucy, the curious, cute Sacred Birman cat. This time Lucy tells about her little brother Cristiano. You will meet Cristiano already when he was only a few days old. You will see how Cristiano learns new things during his first few weeks. Will Cristiano become the best [...]
 
Book: William Edwards and the Wizardly Glasses (William Edwards Book Series) by S.Z. Berg
William Edwards was not good at anything, or so he was told. When he doesn't bring home a soccer trophy (when they're given out just for showing up), his banker parents (who bought him off the Internet) think he's an investment that's just not paying off. Oh, they are a frightful pair, indeed, even throwing mustard parties -- when William is allergic to mustard! But everything changes for William [...]
 
Book: Success Talks - Conversations with Everyday Leaders by Maria Pantalone
"Success Talks: Conversations with Everyday Leaders" brings together eighteen everyday leaders from a variety of industries and professions to share their unique experiences and insights of leadership in business today. Maria Pantalone captures this leadership advice in informative conversations that contain many practical tips for leaders and aspiring leaders to achieve career success. This [...]
 
Book: 'Scuse Me While I Kill This Guy by Leslie Langtry
'Scuse Me While I Kill This Guy Reviews: "Irreverent, witty and fun a wild, adventurous ride!" -Katie MacAlister, New York Times Bestselling Author - "With an irreverent, tell-it-like-it-is, suburban-mom-assassin narrator, Leslie Langtry's 'Scuse Me While I Kill This Guy delivers wild and wicked fun." -Julie Kenner, USA Today Bestselling Author - "Darkly funny and wildly over the top, this [...]
 
Book: SprawlBall (Paragons Of Virtue Book 1) by Garry Miller
In 2053 superstar SprawlBall player Chase and his team brace themselves for kick-off, only to find the stadium deserted and the other team slaughtered... SprawlBall is a mixture of urban warfare, American football and soccer played in specially evacuated sections of towns and cities with each side stalking the other through the streets and buildings in the makeshift arena. Score as many points as [...]
 
Book: Dark Recollections - Adrian's Undead Diary Book One (Volume 1) by Chris Philbrook
Welcome to the Second Edition of the post apocalyptic epic. Beheading a zombie isn't easy in a world where you're more afraid of the living than the dead. Adrian Ring's simple life is thrown into chaos when the world is ripped apart by a plague of undead and legions of desperate survivors. Retreating to Auburn Lake Preparatory Academy, Adrian attempts to rescue friends and family on the way while [...]
 
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