Last month, inspired by Pat Conroy’s memoir My Reading Life, we asked some of the biggest authors for their literary inspirations. Now, it’s the narrators’ turn to share the books that have shaped their lives and performances.

Find out which books eased Amanda Ronconi, narrator of the Jane Jameson vampire series, out of her winter blues and teenage angst, and how Jurassic Park would end up connecting Eric Michael Summerer, narrator of Jack Campbell’s Stark War series, with his future wife.

Learn more about the narrators who bring to life your favorite books—including Joe Barrett, Jonathan Davis, and Stefan Rudnicki—with their commentary on the books that influenced them along the road to becoming the celebrated performers they are today.