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

There are certain queer times and occasions in this strange mixed affair we call life when a man takes this whole universe for a vast practical joke, though the wit thereof he but dimly discerns, and more than suspects that the joke is at nobody's expense but his own. ― Herman Melville, Moby-Dick

Fictional Feasts: Mouth-Watering Moments of Literary Gastronomy

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

"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

A Long Way Gone: memoirs of a boy soldier by Ishmael Beah

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.

A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

A Long Way Gone Memories of a Boy Soldier

A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah It's a very sad book, but really eye opening about what really goes on in the life of a child soldier.

Moby Dick Woodblock Print by Erika Gallagher, via Behance

Moby Dick Woodblock Print by Erika Gallagher, via Behance // Story book scenes on chalkboard?

Mended With Love (Sons of Ishmael Book 3) by Unoma Nwankwor https://www.amazon.com/dp/B074QHQXL5/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_x_tO31zb1J7E31F

Mended With Love (Sons of Ishmael Book 3) by Unoma Nwankwor https://www.amazon.com/dp/B074QHQXL5/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_x_tO31zb1J7E31F

Your New Favorite Storytelling Website Is All About Books

Your New Favorite Storytelling Website Is All About Books

Radiance of Tomorrow

A Former Child Soldier Imagines 'Tomorrow' In Sierra Leone

blacksandbooks: “ Radiance of Tomorrow: A Novel Ishmael Beah ISBN 0374246025 A haunting, beautiful first novel by the bestselling author of A Long Way Gone When Ishmael Beah’s A Long Way Gone was.

Moby Dick by Herman Melville

15 Books Banned For The Most Absurd Reasons Ever

A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah: Ishmael Beah describes his experiences after he was driven from his home by war in Sierra Leone and picked up by the government army at the age of thirteen, serving as a soldier for three years before being removed from fighting by UNICEF and eventually moving to the United States.  - Destiny Quest

A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah. Memoir about a 12 year old boys experience when he was a soldier in his country, Sierra Leone. Good read, but sad.

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