Getting ready for festival season

It’s shaping up to be another exciting summer, with warm weather and good tunes on the way. Grab your sunnies, your flower crowns and your best pal, because this is going to be a festival season to remember.

Scottish Teenage Book Prize nominees share their top reads

Today, the shortlist for the Scottish Teenage Book Trust was announced, with Keith Gray’s The Last Soldier, Joan Lennon’s Silver Skin and Claire McFall’s Black Cairn Point all making the cut. Want to get involved? Grab the books and get reading! You can then register to vote online, and have your say in who you think deserves the […]

Books from school that you HAVE to re-read

Today’s World Book Day, a celebration of the written word. If you’re in the middle of your education, chances are you’ll feel more inclined to go on a book-burning mission than praising literary works, but resist temptation! Ditch your laptop, your iPad and your Blackberry for the day and spend a little quality time with […]