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What we are reading this week!

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Hey there, bookworms! Welcome to our weekly post where we’ll spill the beans on our family’s reading adventures. Now, get ready for a cozy, laid-back journey as we share the books we’re diving into, the tales that have us hooked, and the favorites our little ones can’t put down!

First things first, let’s talk about our read-aloud pick of the week. We love to snuggle up on the couch, and read aloud stories as a family. And don’t worry, we’ll make sure to share the link so you can join in the fun too!

What we are reading this week. A stack of books on a white counter top

And let’s not forget about our bookworms-in-training! Our 10-year-old and 9-year-old have their own reading preferences, and we’ll give you the inside scoop on their latest literary obsessions. Plus, we can’t resist sharing our five-year-old’s favorite book of the week. This week’s favorite is guaranteed to bring joy to any little readers who are full of questions about the world around them.

And hey, let’s not forget about those precious moments during our kids’ swim lessons or once they’ve drifted off. It’s the perfect time for us to dive into our own reading adventures. We will be spilling the beans on the books that have captured our attention this week as well!

So, grab your comfiest spot, your favorite beverage, and join us on this weekly literary journey. We’ll dish out the details, sprinkle in some casual transitions, and make you feel like part of our book-loving family. Get ready to explore new worlds, discover hidden treasures, and dive headfirst into the enchanting realm of books!

We are reading Captain Marvel: Higher, Further Faster by Liza Palmer. This is the book cover and features Captain marvel in her flight suit

Captain Marvel: Higher, Further, Faster

By Liza Palmer

This is our current family read aloud book!

Follow Carol Danvers and Maria Rambeau as they embark on their U.S. Air Force journey. This book takes place before Carol Danvers gets her powers and before women were allowed to fly combat. But Carol and Maria are determined to become the first to do so. Get ready for an exciting and inspiring adventure that breaks barriers and proves that girls can do anything!

We are reading Nevermoore: The Trials of Morrigan Crow. This is the book cover and features multiple characters floating down on umbrellas

Nevermoore: The Trials of Morrigan Crow

by Jessica Townsend

Our 10 year old’s favorite fiction book this week!

Get ready for a breathtaking and enchanting adventure in Jessica Townsend’s debut series. Follow Morrigan Crow, a cursed girl destined to die on her eleventh birthday. She escapes death and finds herself thrust into the extraordinary and magical world of Nevermoor. With the help of Jupiter North, Morrigan must prove herself worthy of joining the exclusive Wundrous Society by facing dangerous trials and discovering her own hidden talents. Will Morrigan defy her fate and find her place in Nevermoor? Or will she be forced to confront her deadly destiny?

Earthrise: My Adventures As an Apollo 14 Astronaut

by Edgar Mitchell

Our 10 year old’s favorite non fiction book this week!

Get ready for an out-of-this-world journey as Edgar Mitchell recounts his awe-inspiring trip to the Moon in “Earthrise.” He shares fascinating details about his space adventure, including the practical as well as life-changing moments. With captivating sidebars, NASA recordings, and a wealth of space-related resources, this book is a must-have for space enthusiasts and science buffs alike!

Ever After High: A Wonderlandiful World

by Shannon Hale

Our 9 year old’s book of the week and current favorite series!

Get ready for a spellbinding adventure as Ever After High returns in Shannon Hale’s captivating paperback, A Wonderlandiful World. Join your favorite fairytale characters, from the reigning Royals to the restless Rebels, for a totally legendary journey that will have you hooked from the first page. Princes, princesses, and wicked queens collide in this must-read third book, ensuring your happily ever after starts now!

The Berenstain Bears’ Big Book of Science and Nature 

Our 5 year old’s favorite bed time book the last two weeks!

Join the Berenstain Bears and Professor Actual Factual, the foremost bear scientist, on a wild adventure through the natural world! With an almanac of seasons, fascinating facts about animals, plants, insects, and fish, and simple science projects, the whole family can have fun while learning. We do a section a night!

Meet Me in the Margins

by Melissa Ferguson

My favorite book I read this week was the perfect light summer read for sitting poolside while the kids had swim lessons!

Get ready for a delightful romantic comedy that combines the charm of “You’ve Got Mail” with the wit of “The Proposal.” Savannah Cade’s dreams take an unexpected turn when her manuscript ends up in the hands of a mysterious editor who challenges her notions of romance. As their anonymous notes deepen their connection, Savannah finds herself falling not just for her secret editor but for the enchanting possibilities of love itself.

As we wrap up another week of reading adventures, we hope that you’ve had a fantastic week filled with books that brought joy and inspiration as well!