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Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game
Michael Lewis

W. W. Norton & Company, 2004

Moneyball is a quest for the secret of success in baseball. Following the low-budget Oakland Athletics, their larger-than-life general manger, Billy Beane, and the strange brotherhood of amateur baseball enthusiasts, Michael Lewis has written not only "the single most influential baseball book ever" (Rob Neyer, Slate ) but also what "may be the best book ever written on business" ( Weekly Standard ). "I wrote this book because I fell in love ...


Fairytale Pincushion and Thread Catcher Sewing Pattern

David & Charles, 2013

This pretty project uses pre-cut charm squares to create a simple yet decorative sewing accessory. Place it on a table or shelf near your work to avoid the problem of dropping pins and scattered loose threads! Project taken from 25 Ways to Sew Jelly Rolls, Layer Cakes and Charm Packs by Brioni Greenberg


The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger

Little, Brown and Company, 1991

Anyone who has read J.D. Salinger's New Yorker stories ? particularly A Perfect Day for Bananafish, Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut, The Laughing Man, and For Esme ? With Love and Squalor, will not be surprised by the fact that his first novel is fully of children. The hero-narrator of THE CATCHER IN THE RYE is an ancient child of sixteen, a native New Yorker named Holden Caulfield. Through circumstances that tend to preclude adult, secondhand ...


Sketchy (The Bea Catcher Chronicles)

Skyscape, 2013

“ SKETCHY and SNITCH are right up there with the very best of YA fiction” – James Patterson, international bestselling author Bea's life has been a mess ever since she got kicked out of private school and sent to rehab. Now clean, Bea is starting over at Packard High School, in a city shaken from two assaults on young women. The latest victim, Willa Pressman-the one who survived-doesn't remember a thing. But Bea has a disturbing ...


The Catcher in the Rye and J.D. Salinger, 2014

Explore the unique world of The Catcher in the Rye and JD Salinger


Interracial Double Bundle (Big Ben and Dream Catcher), 2014

This Interracial Double Bundle is an 8500-word scorcher of erotic fiction. Not for the weak of heart, and is intended for adults 18+ only. This work of fiction is the product of the author’s wild and fun imagination. Any similarities to real life characters, places, and events are completely unintended and purely coincidental. Please further note that all characters depicted are of legal adult age. Even though both stories are set in ...


The Soulkeepers (The Soulkeepers Series Book 1)

Carpe Luna Publishing, 2011

An unlikely hero. A timeless adventure. Book 1 of 6 in the bestselling Soulkeepers Series. When fifteen-year-old Jacob Lau is pulled from the crumpled remains of his mother's car, no one can explain why he was driving or why the police can't find his mother's body. Made a ward of his uncle and thousands of miles from home, a beautiful and mysterious neighbor, Dr. Abigail Silva, offers to use her unique abilities to help him find his mom. ...


I Adored a Lord: The Prince Catchers

Avon, 2014

Three very different sisters beguile society with their beauty and charm, but only one of them must fulfill a prophecy: marry a prince. Who is the mystery Prince Charming, and which sister will be his bride? All that clever, passionate Ravenna Caulfield wants is to stay far away from high society's mean girls. All that handsome, heroic Lord Vitor Courtenay wants is to dash from dangerous adventure to adventure. Now, snowbound in a castle with ...


The Salinger Contract: A Novel

Open Road Media, 2013

An enthralling literary mystery that connects some of the world’s most famous authors—from Norman Mailer and Truman Capote to B. Traven and J. D. Salinger — to a sinister collector in Chicago Adam Langer, the narrator of this deft and wide-ranging novel by the author of the same name, tells the intertwining tales of two writers navigating a plot neither one of them could have ever imagined. There may be no other escape than to write ...


Caught! (The Shamwell Tales)

Samhain Publishing, Ltd., 2014

You can run from the past…but the past runs faster. Shamwell Tales, Book 1 Behind Robert’s cheerfully eccentric exterior lies a young heart battered and bruised by his past. He’s taken a job teaching in a village primary school to make a fresh start, and love isn’t part of his plans. But he’s knocked for six—literally—by a chance encounter with the uncle of two of his pupils. Sean works in pest control, rides a motorbike, ...


Peter and the Starcatchers
Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson

Disney-Hyperion, 2006

Don'teven think of starting this bookunless you're sitting in a comfortable chair and have lots of time. Afast-paced, impossible-to-put-down adventure awaits as the young orphan Peterand his mates are dispatched to an island ruled by the evil King Zarboff. Theyset sail aboard the Never Land , a ship carrying a precious and mysterious trunk inits cargo hold, and the journey quickly becomes fraught with excitement anddanger. ...


Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis

Mariner Books, 2012

“A vivid exploration of one man's lifelong obsession with an idea . . . Egan’s spirited biography might just bring [Curtis] the recognition that eluded him in life.” — Washington Post Edward Curtis was charismatic, handsome, a passionate mountaineer, and a famous portrait photographer, the Annie Leibovitz of his time. He moved in rarefied circles, a friend to presidents, vaudeville stars, leading thinkers. But when he was ...


Snitch (The Bea Catcher Chronicles)

Skyscape, 2014

“ SKETCHY and SNITCH are right up there with the very best of YA fiction” – James Patterson, international bestselling author Secrets. Lies. They smother. But the truth—sometimes the truth is worse. It kills. Leaves blood on your hands. As the days count down to her eighteenth birthday, Bea feels trapped. Trapped by her dark past, by her parents’ expectations, even by her own dreams for the future. The road ahead is unclear, ...


Soul Catcher (Soul Saga Book 1), 2014

Thrilling, enthralling, and tragic, Soul Catcher is a love story of epic proportions. A mysterious man, whose identity is a secret and his face unknown, is an outcast and exiled on The Continent, where he sticks to the shadows and appears to be dead in the eyes of the world. His devastating past has made him bitter and sarcastic, mean and insulting, and he chooses to live a criminal life rather than one of virtue. But when he is stabbed fatally ...


The Trouble With Cowboys (Catcher Creek Book 1)

Zebra Books, 2012

It was their parents' ranch, through the good days and the bad. But if they want to hang on to their land, their pride, and their family, the three Sorentino sisters will have to reinvent it from the ground up--and one of them just may reinvent herself in the process... Cowboys have never been good for Amy Sorentino. First her hard-riding father bankrupted the family farm. Then her all-hat-no-cattle boyfriend sold ...


Heads-Up Baseball : Playing the Game One Pitch at a Time
Tom Hanson, Ken Ravizza

McGraw-Hill, 1998

"This book provides practical strategies for developing the mental skills which help speed you to your full potential."---Dave Winfield What does it mean to play heads-up baseball? A heads-up player has confidence in his ability, keeps control in pressure situations, and focuses on one pitch at a time. His mental skills enable him to play consistently at or near his best despite the adversity baseball presents each day. "My ability to ...


I Married the Duke: The Prince Catchers

Avon, 2013

I Married the Duke begins the Prince Catchers series by Katharine Ashe, award-winning author of historical romance.   Arabella Caulfield, one of three orphaned sisters, has clung to an ancient gypsy prophecy as the only way to save her family from endless heartbreak. Now she has twelve days to reach a remote French castle and fulfill her destiny: to marry a prince.   Along the way, Arabella meets Lucien Westfall, decorated naval captain and ...


The Dream Giver
Bruce Wilkinson

Multnomah Books, 2003

Bestselling author Bruce Wilkinson shows how to identify and overcome the obstacles that keep millions from living the life they were created for. He begins with a compelling modern-day parable about Ordinary, who dares to leave the Land of Familiar to pursue his Big Dream. With the help of the Dream Giver, Ordinary begins the hardest and most rewarding journey of his life. Wilkinson gives readers practical, biblical keys to fulfilling their own ...


Shoeless Joe
W. P. Kinsella

Mariner Books, 1999

More than the inspiration for the beloved film Field of Dreams , Shoeless Joe is a mythical novel about “dreams, magic, life, and what is quintessentially American” ( Philadelphia Inquirer ).   “If you build it, he will come.” These mysterious words, spoken by an Iowa baseball announcer, inspire Ray Kinsella to carve a baseball diamond in his cornfield in honor of his hero, the baseball legend Shoeless Joe Jackson. What follows ...


Soul Catcher (The Soulkeepers Series Book 4)

Carpe Luna Publishing, 2013

A murder. A mission. A mystery. Book 4 in the bestselling Soulkeepers Series. Dane Michaels has been to Hell and back and isn't interested in repeating the experience. But as a human caught up in the Soulkeeper's world, his life isn't exactly his own. No one can explain why Dane was allowed through the gates of Eden, but it's changed everything. Now, the only one who can make him feel safe is Ethan, the telekinetic Soulkeeper with a dark ...



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