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Blind Ambition: How to Go from Victim to Visionary

Chad Foster shares his inspiring story in this book that challenges readers to turn tragedies upside down. Diagnosed as a childhood with Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) Foster learned early that he would eventually lose his sight. During college, Foster fell into a group of friends embracing the free-college lifestyle, partying and drinking and basically looking for […]

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Author Q&A with Merril Hoge

Those that know me, know that I’m from Pittsburgh. Those that know me, and my family, know what huge Pittsburgh Steelers fans we are. So, you can imagine my unbridled enthusiasm when Merril Hoge, former running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Chicago Bears, agreed to be interviewed for Books Uplift. Despite his stellar record […]

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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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7 Ways To Lessen the Sting of Insults (And Books That Will Help)

If you’re an author, a marketing director, an accountant, a celebrity, a career professional, or a business owner, you’ve had to dodge a few insults in your professional lifetime. Everyone has. Now, I’m not talking about constructive criticism; I’m talking about hurtful remarks intended to sting. These insults can really stink and despite the intent […]

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