If you've ever attempted to learn to write a book, one of the very early lessons you were told is that you need to hook to reader right away. Many of the best pieces of literature start off with an opening line that's so memorable and engaging that you can't help but keep going. It's…

Do You Remember These First Lines From Famous Books?

If you've ever attempted to learn to write a book, one of the very early lessons you were told is that you need to hook to reader right away. Many of the best pieces of literature start off with an opening line that's so memorable and engaging that you ca

Ishmael. Both of my children read this in school...and both insisted I read it when they were done. Important, wonderful book.

By Daniel Quinn. One of those books that I read and was at first "HOLY SHIT RETHINK MY LIFE" and then two weeks later, it lulls, and then fourth months pass and "OH YEAH OH MAN, gotta change the world, where do I revolutionize?

books with beautiful covers and bindings-cool old school books and literature www.adealwithGodbook.com

canatime: “ Sea Monster’s in Literature Groom’s Cake (by Sweet Fix) - oh-sayitaintso ”

Amazing story of the corruptions that continue to happen around the world to all children...this is just one.

This is an inspirational story about a child that became a soldier after diamonds were discovered in near his village. What happens reads like fiction and ultimately ends with him being rescued by UN workers.

"Sing, goddess, the anger of Peleus’ son Achilleus and its devastation, which put pains thousandfold upon the Achaians..." - Imgur

"Sing, goddess, the anger of Peleus’ son Achilleus and its devastation, which put pains thousandfold upon the Achaians..."

Best First Lines Books Infographic This Awesome Graphic Lays Out the Best Literary First Lines of All Time

ISHMAEL. Not a fan of the Buzzfeed model but if it gets more people to read Ishmael then good. (26 Books That Will Change The Way You See The World)

26 Books That Will Change The Way You See The World

Ishmael By: Daniel Quinn. The Ishmael story begins with a newspaper ad: "Teacher seeks pupil, must have an earnest desire to save the world. Apply in person.

The second book of the challenge. It is a very hard book to read. I went through a lot of emotions. I almost stopped reading it because of how terrible I felt, but I also promised myself to finish every book I start in this challenge. An eye opener.

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100 Books to Read in a Lifetime >>> A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah Best Seller in African History

Book of Mormon Battles (free online games -like the Book of Mormon Challenge where you have 30 seconds to answer 10 questions

Wonderful art and summary of Book of Mormon characters, online games and games printables (Catch Phrase, Taboo, etc.

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10 Great Psychology Books To Change Your Life

Ishmael will absolutely shatter any preconceived notion you may have had about why we humans are here, where we have been, and where we will be in the future.

"Teacher seeks pupil. Must have an earnest desire to save the world. Apply in person."  -- Ishmael  / Daniel Quinn

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Ishmael Beah has written a memoir about his years as a child soldier in Sierra Leone. Orphaned by the civil war there, he was carrying an AK-47 by the age of 12. Pumped up by drugs, he was forced to kill or be killed.  When he was 15, UNICEF took Beah to a rehabilitation center. He was eventually adopted by an American woman and brought to the United States, where he attended high school and graduated from Oberlin College.  The Library has this one

Ishmael Beah's 'Memoirs of a Boy Soldier'

The true story of a young boy, Ishamel Beah, who is forced to become a boy soldier during a civil way in Sierra Leone. After the civil war is over, it leaves a strong affect on Ishmael Beah's personality and his future life itself.

'Fictional Feasts: Mouth-Watering Moments of Literary Gastronomy', Flavorwire.

Kind of a hard book to read, imo. OP: 'Fictional Feasts: Mouth-Watering Moments of Literary Gastronomy', Flavorwire.

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