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Why I Write Book Reviews

A while back I was discussing my journey and passions with a very successful author. She was quite surprised to learn that I don’t profit from my Books Uplift site. Interesting. I understand and respect that many authors have a platform for blogging and writing that helps grow their brand and followers. That’s outstanding and […]

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My Strong Mind: I’m proactive and keep my emotions in check

Niels Van Hove has done it again—created an uplifting book that shares an encouraging message for kids and adults, alike. The My Strong Mind series is a great way to bolster children’s, and adult’s, courage and confidence. In this addition, his characters Jack and Kate discuss what they’ve learned in school and realize that today’s […]

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Author Q&A With Renée Rosen

Renée Rosen is the bestselling author of Park Avenue Summer, Windy City Blues, White Collar Girl, What the Lady Wants and Dollface. She’s also the author of Every Crooked Pot, a YA novel published in 2007. Most people discover their love of reading first and then decide to try writing. For Renée Rosen, it was […]

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Author Q&A with Joanne Hale

Author Joanne Hale describes herself as the kid in school with a book in one hand and in the other a notebook and pen. And even as an adult this hasn’t changed much. In her writing, as in life, she invites you in and takes you on the journey. Meet Joanne.  You’re an author, but […]

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Author Q&A with Y. Deonna

What a delight it was to meet author Y. Deonna who is truly charming, caring, creative and a prolific writer. A native of South Carolina, at an early age she discovered her love of reading and writing. As a youngster, she was fascinated by how authors created exciting and uplifting stories and knew she would […]

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Author Q&A With Linda Ashman

Linda Ashman is the author of many acclaimed picture books—more than forty to date—and The Nuts & Bolts Guide to Writing Picture Books. Her books have been included on the ‘best of the year’ lists of The New York Times, Parenting and Child magazines, the New York Public Library and others, and have been translated […]

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Author Q&A with Agatha Zaza

Agatha Zaza has inadvertently become a nomad. In the last decade, she’s called three countries home and all three have had one important thing in common—excellent public library systems. Wherever she goes, she takes her imagination and a lifetime of memories, including of great books. Agatha has always recognized that being highly literate and having […]

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