Fiction - Sports

The Call

A Baseball Novel
By Laurie Boris

When I picked up The Call: A Baseball Novel by Laurie Boris, the last thing I expected was to meet a female protagonist, and I must say that she is so well developed and the story so original and deeply moving that I couldn’t put...

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The Athlete-Student

Freshman Year
By Eugene Holloman

You are as great as your last feat. This is what Michael “Tootie” Mayberry learned as he transitioned into becoming a superstar football player. In Virginia Beach, Tootie was special because of how he romanced and embraced the game. When he was accepted at the...

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The Backwards K

By J. J. Hebert

The Backwards K is a sports-themed inspirational novel written by J.J. Hebert. It was the defining moment of his young life, the goal every kid who’s ever played baseball has ever dreamed about. Jet Brine was at bat for his team -- the Boston Red...

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The Warm Up

By Xio Axelrod

Three months after his hockey team, Cajun Rage, won the ultimate in hockey championships, Zim returns to his hometown to start a charity in honor of his sister. On a night out with friends, he meets Suji, recently dumped for being too dedicated to her...

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The Slope Rules

By Melanie Hooyenga

The Slope Rules by Melanie Hooyenga is a great romance for young adult readers, a story that explores love, coming of age, and personal growth. During the holidays, Cally, a fifteen-year-old beauty meets Blake, a “hot snowboarder,” with whom she develops a strong connection. But...

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The Hook

Surfing to Survive a Shattered Family, Drugs, Gangs and the FBI
By Kathleen Doler

The Hook by Kathleen Doler is aptly subtitled: Surfing to Survive a Shattered Family, Drugs, Gangs and the FBI. Set in an idyllic surfing town, this book explores the depth of kinship, crime, and justice, while looking at how far a woman can go to...

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Twisted Trails

Least of the Beast
By Alex Hutchinson

Twisted Trails: Least of the Beast is a collection of interrelated sports stories written by Alex Hutchinson. Connor Gamble was tired of riding in his father's shadow. Andrew Gamble was legendary in the mountain biking world, the most decorated biking athlete and well loved for...

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The Independent

By Rick McGee

The Independent by Rick McGee is a political fiction novel about a retired coach who is tired of the corruption of politics. When Coach Bob hears another story about the lies and deceit of those in political power, he decides to do something about it....

The Lost Tribe

By Matthew Caldwell

The Lost Tribe is a historical sports novel written by Matthew Caldwell. It's 1939, and Harry Pike is working as a sports editor for the New York Daily Benchmark. He's enjoyed a close relationship with the publisher, Horace Greenacre, and is saddened but not surprised...

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Tracks

Racing the Sun
By Sandro Martini

Tracks: Racing the Sun is a historical fiction novel written by Sandro Martini. Journalist Joe Deutsch has come to Venice to speak with Johnny Finestrini, a retired journalist and author, at the hotel where he's living in L'Isola Del Lido. It's 1968, and the story...

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