Episode 7: Ryan Miller | books for audiophiles, fantasy fans, and baseball aficionados

By Library Laura

By Library Laura

The Dog Who Would Not Smile

Stephen Bly

$6.49

This and the other Stephen Bly books Ryan read to himself as a kid

Coyote True

Stephen Bly

$7.99

This and the other Stephen Bly books Ryan read to himself as a kid

You Can Always Trust a Spotted Horse

Stephen Bly

$6.99

This and the other Stephen Bly books Ryan read to himself as a kid

Love Comes Softly

Janette Oke

$13.99 $12.87

A family road trip favorite

At Home in Mitford

Jan Karon

$7.99 $7.35

also listened to on road trips!

David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants

Malcolm Gladwell

$18.00 $16.56

A fascinating book, Ryan listened to on audio after hearing the Ted Talk by the author.

The Chronicles of Narnia: 7 Books in 1 Paperback

C. S. Lewis and Pauline Baynes

$24.99 $22.99

A childhood favorite and potential re-read

The Chronicles of Prydain

Lloyd Alexander

$39.95 $36.75

Ryan and Laura both listened recently, middle grade fantasy with incredible narration

The Ranger's Apprentice Collection (3 Books)

John Flanagan

$26.97 $24.81

Ryan enjoyed this whole series on audio, there is also a sequel series which he liked too, but not as much as the original.

J.R.R. Tolkien 4-Book Boxed Set: The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings: The Hobbit, the Fellowship of the Ring, the Two Towers, the Return of the King

J. R. R. Tolkien

$35.96 $33.08

Ryan loves the movies and the video games, hopes to listen to all of these on audio.

The Warrior Heir ((the Heir Chronicles, Book 1))

Cinda Williams Chima

$9.99 $9.19

Ryan recommends the whole Heir Chronicles series by Cinda Williams Chima

The Demon King (a Seven Realms Novel, Book 1)

Cinda Williams Chima

$9.99 $9.19

Ryan recommends the whole Seven Realms Novel series, also by Cinda Williams Chima. Ryan recommended to Laura.

More Than a Season

Dayton Moore and Matt Fulks

$16.95

Ryan recommends for baseball fans

The Art of Scouting: Seven Decades Chasing Hopes and Dreams in Major League Baseball

Art Stewart

$24.95 $22.95

Ryan recommends for baseball fans

Satchel: The Life and Times of an American Legend

Larry Tye

$18.00

Ryan recommends for baseball fans

The Soul of Baseball: A Road Trip Through Buck O'Neil's America

Joe Posnanski

$16.99 $15.63

Ryan recommends for baseball fans

Harry Potter Paperback Boxed Set: Books 1-7

J. K. Rowling and Mary Grandprรฉ

$86.93 $79.98

Laura recommended to Ryan, we watched the movies together and have heard that the audio is amazing

Moon Over Manifest

Clare Vanderpool

$8.99 $8.27

Laura recommended to Ryan, local Kansas connection, good character development and historical fiction

The Burning Sky

Sherry Thomas

$9.99

Laura recommended to Ryan, YA fantasy with romance

The Resisters

Gish Jen

$26.95 $24.79

Laura recommended to Ryan, baseball meets post-apocalyptic fiction

Beautiful Creatures

Margaret Stohl and Kami Garcia

$15.99 $14.71

Ryan recommended to Laura

Crazy Rich Asians (Movie Tie-In Edition)

Kevin Kwan

$16.00 $14.72

Laura and Ryan both read, thought the books were good, but the movie is better!! (gasp!)