Great Family Listens for Holiday Travel

It’s the start of the holiday season, which means time for sweets, gift giving, and family time. Since getting together with family often requires travel, we’re here to help keep the trip smooth and fun for everyone. Check out our recommendations for titles that are interesting listens for a variety of ages:

For families with younger children:

cover_9780147526373 Grimm’s Fairy Tales

Read by a cast of award-winning narrators, this collection contains the most timeless and enchanting folk and fairy tales collected by the Brothers Grimm. It’s an engaging listen for the whole family!

cover_9781524722074 Magnus Chase: The Hotel Valhalla Guide to the Norse Worlds

Rick Riordan’s newest series, Magnus Chase, has delighted many young readers. With Kieran Culkin narrating this “who’s who” audio guide to the gods, goddesses, and other important figures of Norse mythology, everyone will learn something new while being entertained.

For families with teenagers:

cover_9781524736002 Me Earl and the Dying Girl

Maybe you’ve read the critically acclaimed bestselling book or seen the inventive film adaptation. Maybe not. Either way the whole family is in for a treat with this revised audio edition. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll talk about this audiobook long after the car ride is over.

cover_9780735284708 What Light

Sierra’s family moves from Oregon to California each Christmas season to sell Christmas trees. Caleb is a boy still trying to make up for a horrendous mistake he made years ago. This tale of first love and forgiveness will make the whole family feel warm and fuzzy!

For adult families:

cover_9780735288683 The Trespasser

New York Times bestselling author Tana French is back with a thrilling new Dublin Murder Squad mystery. Detective Antoinette Conway and her partner, Stephen Moran, are investigating an apparent lovers’ quarrel gone bad. You’ll want to keep driving so you can get to the end of this audiobook.

cover_9780735289000 Thanks for the Money

Your trip will fly by as you laugh your way through comedian Joel McHale’s satirical memoir. Bonus? Many of his famous friends lend their voices to each chapter header.