Thursday, November 15, 2018

Book Beginnings: Give to Live by Arlene Cogen


BOOK BEGINNINGS ON FRIDAYS
THANKS FOR JOINING ME ON FRIDAYS FOR BOOK BEGINNING FUN!

MY BOOK BEGINNING



I grew up on Main Street, conquered Wall Street and, ultimately, returned to Main Street. . . . The result is that my mission in life is to help everyone experience the joy of giving and to give a gift they never imagined possible.

Give to Live: Make a Charitable Gift You Never Imagined by Arlene Cogen.

Arlene's new guide to charitable giving provides straightforward and thorough information about philanthropy for individuals and the professionals who guide them.

Give to Live is available in a Kindle edition for only 99¢, for a limited time.




Please join me every Friday to share the first sentence (or so) of the book you are reading, along with your initial thoughts about the sentence, impressions of the book, or anything else the opener inspires. Please remember to include the title of the book and the author’s name.

EARLY BIRDS & SLOWPOKES: This weekly post goes up Thursday evening for those who like to get their posts up and linked early on. But feel free to add a link all week.

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TIE IN: The Friday 56 hosted by Freda's Voice is a natural tie in with this event and there is a lot of cross over, so many people combine the two. The idea is to post a teaser from page 56 of the book you are reading and share a link to your post. Find details and the Linky for your Friday 56 post on Freda’s Voice.

YOUR BOOK BEGINNING




8 comments :

Roberta said...

A timely book, by the sounds.

Laurel-Rain Snow said...

I like the sound of this one! Thanks for sharing.

Tea said...

This one seems very uplifting.

Donna H said...

Sounds like an appropriate book for this time of year.

Yvonne said...

This definitely sounds like the perfect book for this time of year.

Anne Bennett said...

not sure that first sentence was labored over. Ha! Good idea, though. My quotes are from HEY, KIDDO a graphic memoir.

Sassy Brit said...

Sounds intriguing and inspiring! Hope you have a lovely relaxing weekend, Gilion!

Nicki J Markus said...

Sounds like something different. Has it sparked any new ideas?

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