New York Times--bestselling author Felix Francis returns with his newest edge-of-your-seat horseracing thriller in the Dick Francis tradition.
In Marjorie Herrera Lewis’s debut historical novel the inspiring true story of high school teacher Tylene Wilson—a woman who surprises everyone as she breaks with tradition to become the first high school football coach in Texas—comes to life.
Told from the perspective of a high school girl and a football coach, Broken Field reveals the tensions that tear at the fabric of a small town when a high school hazing incident escalates and threatens a championship season.
WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY MARTIN EDWARDS
'No one had tackled Doyce. He had been alone when he fell. He had simply folded up like a jack-knife and slipped to the ground. What had happened?'
Steve wants to be a surfer - one of those demi-gods who walk on water. But for a kid from the San Fernando Valley who's scared of the ocean this is no easy task.
After nearly two decades in prison, high school gridiron great Dan Parrish returns to his hometown in rural Kansas with nothing more than a duffel bag and a desire to quietly get on with his life.
A BBC Summer Read
So what exactly does one have to do to be a Hoosier? Thats what a young child wants to know. Author Bill Murphys book Am I a Hoosier follows a childs journey to discover what it means to be a Hoosier. Is it as simple as living in Indiana? How about loving Indiana sports, especially basketball? If you enjoy making snowmen in cold Indiana winters, does that make you a Hoosier?
When Norah Stoddard tries out for the high school men's varsity baseball team in 1986, she rocks little Glorious, Wisconsin out of the malaise spawned by the farm crisis. When her alcoholic mother and the latest of Mom's abusive "boyfriends" drive Norah from her home, Bee Cooney and Reb Early, proprietors of Degan's Dinky Diner, take Norah in.
A deft and unflinching coming-of-age story about an angry teenage girl and her discovery of the nature of the biggest game of all, and what it really means to be a team player, a sister, a daughter, and a born survivor--from the acclaimed author of Triburbia and Boy Alone.