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

By Library Laura

By Library Laura

I interviewed my husband for this week's episode, so the books you find here are books he enjoyed from childhood, plus fantasy series and baseball books that are great on audiobook. 

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 $22.49

A childhood favorite and potential re-read

The Chronicles of Prydain

Lloyd Alexander

$39.95 $35.96

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

The Ranger's Apprentice Collection (3 Books)

John Flanagan

$26.97 $24.27

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 $32.36

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

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

$14.99

Ryan recommends for baseball fans

Harry Potter Paperback Boxed Set: Books #1-7

J. K. Rowling and Mary Grandpré

$86.93 $78.24

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

Moon Over Manifest

Clare Vanderpool

$7.99 $7.35

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

The Burning Sky

Sherry Thomas

$9.99 $9.19

Laura recommended to Ryan, YA fantasy with romance

The Resisters

Gish Jen

$26.95 $24.26

Laura recommended to Ryan, baseball meets post-apocalyptic fiction

The Beautiful Creatures Complete Paperback Collection

Margaret Stohl and Kami Garcia

$50.00 $45.00

Ryan recommended to Laura

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!)