Me: "You'll like it! I promise!"
Son: "I don't want to."
Me: "Trust me, it's great!"
Son: "But...I don't want to!"
Me: "Read the first fifty pages and if you don't like it by then, I'll never make you read another page."
Son: *sees my I-mean-business-face and submits to my "deal"*
By page 10, he was still asking me if he had to do it. By page 25, still complaining. An hour later, I found him on page 75 and completely ignoring my existence.
Right now, he's on the fourth chapter of the Order of the Phoenix. In between, the times we've had discussing Harry's world have been SO MUCH FUN.
So, when was the last time you shared a world and brought a friend or loved one to a book you adored?