10 things to do when you’re bored in lockdown

Coronavirus (also known as COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2) is a global pandemic that has brought the whole world to a standstill. Many people are now having to stay at home to prevent the virus from spreading. Being in “lockdown” gives us (especially us kids) quite a lot of extra time to kill! To help to combat… Continue reading 10 things to do when you’re bored in lockdown

Fashion Academy, by Sheryl Berk and Carrie Berk

This series is about fashion guru, Mackenzie Williams (Mickey). She has been obsessed with fashion for as long as she can remember and her unusual style sets her apart from everyone she knows. Then she gets accepted into the Fashion Academy of Brooklyn (FAB) and her life turns around. She has received a full scholarship… Continue reading Fashion Academy, by Sheryl Berk and Carrie Berk

The Island at the End of Everything, by Kiran Millwood Hargrave

This novel revolves around Amihan (Ami) who lives on Culion, an island in the Philippines for people with leprosy; a severe and potentially contagious disease. Her mother (or nanay) is amongst the infected, but Ami still loves her with all her heart. Ami's island is all she has ever known; with its glistening blue ocean… Continue reading The Island at the End of Everything, by Kiran Millwood Hargrave

The Last Duchess, by Laura Powell

This book follows the story of Pattern, a lady's maid, the main character in this terrific story of courage, friendship and magic. Pattern seems invisible to the outside world, but she is fearless, clever and fierce. All these qualities help her protect her mistress, the Duchess of Elffinberg. The young duchess is not only threatened… Continue reading The Last Duchess, by Laura Powell