Operation Storytime

June 24, 2024

Thanks to a few ingenious members of the United States Military, their families, contributions of noble supporters, and partner organizations, United Through Reading (UTR) was born. Through their free UTR App, deployed service members and Veterans can video record themselves reading a book then send it, along with a free copy of the book, to […]

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Writing When You Don’t Want to Write

June 20, 2024

I laugh when I think about my history with schoolwork. Though I was a decent student, I was never keen on homework. Instead, I would write all sorts of fictional stories and journal entries (I still have many of them). Literally, I would avoid homework to write. But now I write full time for clients […]

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Author Q&A With Jeffrey Dunn

June 17, 2024

As featured on NPR and Medium, Jeffrey Dunn is a critically acclaimed author and award-winning teacher. His works of cultural fiction include the Washington State Book Award-nominated Radio Free Olympia, the surreal Dream Fishing the Little Spokane, his upcoming Wildcat, An Appalachian Romance as well as Whiskey Rebel, and his poetry collection Hubcap Collection Plate. […]

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A Sour Note: A Music Box Mystery

June 15, 2024

Everyone loves a good mystery. Especially, a well-written one. This book by Jill Piscitello is a fun read that sweeps you off to summertime along the shore. Set in the idyllic location—The Hamptons—Maeve Clearly returns to her hometown hoping to hide away from publicity scandal that unfortunately is all too popular for her to shed. […]

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Tiny Heroes, World Changers, and charity: water

June 13, 2024

You may have heard about the global initiative. Or perhaps you’ve read the book Thirst. If not, then take this moment to learn about the life-changing mission known as charity: water, a nonprofit organization bringing clean and safe water to people around the world. No easy task. Just ask the team behind the movement that […]

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Exploring Wonder: Strategies for Keeping the Flame of Learning Alive

June 10, 2024

In an ever-changing world, the ability to pursue knowledge with passion and dedication stands out as a key ingredient for success and personal fulfillment. Cultivating a love of learning in children from an early age lays the foundation for a lifetime of exploration, curiosity, and growth. This Books Uplift article guides you through practical strategies […]

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