A Galaxy Not So Far Away

Hosted ByGary Roby & Rebecca Ann

The official podcast from Mysterious Galaxy! Join hosts Gary Roby and Rebecca Ann as they bring you the latest in book releases and store events every Tuesday, and take a deep dive into all things genre with a rotating cast of booksellers every Thursday.

Episode 04: Nook Vs Book

Happy Thursday! This week, we’re talking about accessibility. E-books and audiobooks are often pit against physical books in a contest of superiority, and we’re here to tear that all down. Gary and Becca are joined by Kylie, Nick, and Victoria, to talk about some of their favorite audiobooks, and there preferred reading styles!

You can purchase audiobooks through Mysterious Galaxy directly! Check out Libro.fm for all your audiobook needs! (use this link to support MG!)


Audiobook Recommendations:

The Daevabad Trilogy by S.A. Chakraborty / Narrator Soneela Nankani

Pride & Prejudice & Other Flavors by Sonali Dev / Narrator Soneela Nankani

Empire of Sand by Tasha Suri / Narrator Soneela Nankani

Circe by Madeline Miller / Narrator Perdita Weeks

The Winternight Trilogy by Katherine Arden / Narrator Kathleen Gati

The Ruin of Kings & The Name of All Things by Jenn Lyons / Narrators Feodor Chin, Soneela Nankani, & Vikas Adam – Dan Bittner, Lauren Fortgang, & Saskia Maarleveld

The Witcher Novels by Andrzej Sapkowski / Narrator Peter Kenny

The Thrawn Trilogy by Timothy Zahn / Narrator Marc Thompson

Ahsoka by EK Johnston / Narrator Ashley Eckstein

Queen’s Shadow by EK Johnston / Narrator Catherine Taber

Howling Dark by Christopher Ruocchio / Narrator Samuel Roukin

Dune by Frank Herbert / Narrators Euan Morton, Ilyana Kadushin, Scott Brick, Simon Vance & Orlagh Cassidy

Nevernight Series by Jay Kristoff / Narrators Therese Plummer

Illuminae Seires by Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman / Narrators Olivia Taylor Dudley, Lincoln Hoppe, Johnathan McClain, Kimberly Farr, Donabella Mortel, Matthew Frow, Sile Bermingham, Jolene Kim, Emma Bering, Ryan Gesell, & Beata Pozniak

Aurora Cycle by Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman / Narrators Kim Mai Guest, Johnathan McClain, Candice Moll, Lincoln Hoppe, Donabella Mortel, Jonathan Todd Ross, Erin Spencer & Steve West

Next Level Basic by Stassi Schroeder / Narrator Stassi Schroeder

The Book of M by Peng Shepherd / Narrator James Fouhey & Emily Woo Zeller

Recursion by Blake Crouch / Narrators Jon Lindstrom & Abby Craden

The City We Became by NK Jemisin / Narrator Robin Miles

Dracula by Bram Stoker / Narrator Tom Hiddleston

The Red Necklace by Sally Gardner/ Narrator Tom Hiddleston

Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot / Narrator Anne Hathaway

The Theater of War by Bryan Doerries / Narrator Adam Driver

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline / Narrator Wil Wheaton

Welcome to Night Vale by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor / Narrator Cecil Baldwin, Dylan Marron, Retta, Therese Plummer & Dan Bittner


What We’re Reading:

Dead Astronauts by Jeff Vandermeer

Last Girls by Demetra Brodsky

Court of Miracles by Kester Grant

Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison

Ruthless Gods by Emily A. Duncan

The Less than Epic Adventures of TJ and Amal by E.K. Weaver

Color Outside the Lines: Stories About Love edited by Sangu Mandanna

All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai


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Special thanks to Austin Farmer for letting us use the track “Kill the Farm Boy”, from his album Bookshelf Symphony Orchestra

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