Archive | October, 2020

The Gift of Books: Danielle MacDonald, James Patterson and Scholastic Promote Literacy and Learning

Books! What an amazing gift. Not only from one of the world’s best-selling authors, but from a dedicated teacher in Tewksbury, Massachusetts. Danielle MacDonald has been a teacher for 20 years, inspiring children from kindergarten to fifth grade and those with special needs to embrace the love of learning. She’s not only a gifted educator […]

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Kids Need to Read

A charity that serves vulnerable children nationwide is one that is certainly deserving of praise. And one that revolves around books and literacy? It’s an inspirational venture perfectly suited for some Books Uplift praise.  “Many people underestimate the power of books and literacy,” says Kids Need to Read operations director, Jessica Payne, “but the lack of […]

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Author Q&A with Michelle Barker

Michelle Barker is a busy mother, author and career professional. As a senior editor with the Darling Axe and a prolific award-winning writer, she is always working on developing creative content that inspires readers of literary and genre-focused fiction. Michelle lives in Canada and has a passion for nature, fitness and travel and she captures […]

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Storytelling with Children

Once limited to gathering around a campfire or sitting at the knee of a grandparent, storytelling is much more than a way to pass down tales of history or legends of another world. Storytelling has in fact become an art form of its own and has grown in such popularity that it has a guild, […]

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A Reason to Be: A Novel

One of the great elements of this uniquely compelling romance by Norman McCombs is that the protagonist is 70-years-old. Battling depression due to grieving over his lost wife, Douglas McCombs is encouraged by his friend to get out of his apartment and start living life again. Grudgingly he agrees and yet surprisingly finds himself mesmerized […]

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Drift

The first book in the Rachel Hatch series by L.T. Ryan and Brian Shea proves to be a slam dunk. Former beauty queen turned Army Criminal Investigator, Rachel Hatch is a hero and a drifter, seeking solitude to help overcome a rough history, a mixture of tours and family ghosts. When her mother calls to […]

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Author Q&A with Dan DeFigio

Celebrated nutrition expert, trainer and author, Dan DeFigio has dedicated his life to educating his clients on how to eat and live healthier. As the bestselling author of Beating Sugar Addiction for Dummies (BeatingSugarAddiction.com) Dan has been featured on CNN’s Fit Nation, The Dr. Phil Show, Muscle & Fitness, SELF Magazine, VeryWell.com and a host […]

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