family read-alouds
Liar & Spy

Liar & Spy

$5.99$2.99Audiobook: 5.99 (Whispersync)
After a year or two of strongly hinting that my oldest would enjoy this, I finally decided we'd just do it as a family read-aloud, since Silas is old enough to listen in now. I love Rebecca Stead: I can't wait to read her new release Goodbye Stranger, just out August 4. More info →
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Magyk (Septimus Heap, Book 1)

Magyk (Septimus Heap, Book 1)

$4.99$1.99Audiobook: 7.49 (Whispersync)
Our book-loving regular babysitter got the kids hooked on this magical series. Now I need to read this first book to catch up so we can all read book two together. My highly sensitive child is a tiny bit squeamish but my exuberant 5-year-old loves it. More info →
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Harry Potter has been in the air at my house all summer—my kids have been listening to the audiobooks for books 2 and 3 on repeat. Silas has caught bits and pieces. But now he wants to "read" it for himself, so Will (who's never read the series, horrors!) are reading the first book together, straight through. Everyone else can't help but listen in. More info →
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