I've been trying to get my boys to read books for I'm not sure how long. My younger sons reads a bit, but only at school. My older son doesn't read at all.
I've bought all kinds of boy friendly books. The Maze Runner, Leviathan, The Book Thief, but none of them have worked.
So two weeks ago I tried one more. I am Number Four.
It sat on my desk for a week before I came up with an idea. One night my son was moping around the house, bored and, so I said if you read a chapter of that book I'll make cookies.
Not only did he read one chapter, he read four and he plans to read more.
Did I mention that I make really good cookies.
I know your not suppose to send bribes with your query letter, but since it worked so well on my son, do you think that maybe...