Episodes

  • Ep. #166 - Drew Magary, Author of The Hike

    · 00:38:26 · Professional Book Nerds

    On Today's episode, Adam sits down with Drew Magary, author of The Hike and contributor to GQ, Deadspin and several other sites Adam is obsessed with. They chat about the book (think modern day Iliad) as well as a myriad of topics ranging from covering sports, whether social media has been good or bad for how news is covered and whether he feels the need to have hot takes on everything that happens. They then get into the good stuff, the time Drew went on Chopped and won. Take a listen and then go read this book! Say Hello! Find OverDrive on Facebook at OverDriveforLibraries and Twitter at @ProBookNerds. Email us directly at professionalbooknerds@overdrive.com  Music Provided royalty free from www.bensound.com  Podcast Overview We're not just book nerds: we're professional book nerds and the staff librarians who work at OverDrive, the leading app for eBooks and audiobooks available through public libraries and schools. Hear about the best books we've read, get personalized recommendations, and learn about the hottest books coming out that we can't wait to dive into. For more great reads, find OverDrive on Facebook and Twitter.

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  • Ep. #165 - Oh the Horror!

    · 01:05:35 · Professional Book Nerds

    Last week, Adam talked Young Adult Horror with Andrea and Christina. This week, Christina and Andrea are back with Jill, along with their coworker Shannon, to discuss Adult Horror!  Books Mentioned in this Episode: House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter series by Laurell K. Hamilton City Infernal by Edward Lee Horrorstor by Grady Hendrix My Best Friend's Exorcism by Grady Hendrix Night Film by Marisha Pessl Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Trembley Dead Spots by Rhiannon Frater Broken Monsters by Lauren Beukes Foxlowe by Eleanor Wasserberg American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis Haunted by Chuck Palahniuk The Ruins by Scott Smith Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice Claudia's Story by Ashley Marie Witter Ramses The Damned by Anne Rice and Christopher Rice Sleeping Beauties by Owen King and Stephen King The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman It by Stephen King The Countess by Rebecca Johns The Shining by Stephen King   Say Hello! Find OverDrive on Facebook at OverDriveforLibraries and Twitter at @ProBookNerds. Email us directly at professionalbooknerds@overdrive.com  Music Provided royalty free from www.bensound.com  Podcast Overview We're not just book nerds: we're professional book nerds and the staff librarians who work at OverDrive, the leading app for eBooks and audiobooks available through public libraries and schools. Hear about the best books we've read, get personalized recommendations, and learn about the hottest books coming out that we can't wait to dive into. For more great reads, find OverDrive on Facebook and Twitter.

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  • Ep. #164 - Anna-Marie McLemore, author of Wild Beauty

    · 00:25:15 · Professional Book Nerds

    Today's episode is an interview Adam did with young adult author Anna-Marie McLemore at Book Expo America. Anna-Marie writes fairy tale style magical realism and her latest book Wild Beauty is now available. They discuss the origin of her stories and what defines "magical realism" in her mind. Take a listen!  Say Hello! Find OverDrive on Facebook at OverDriveforLibraries and Twitter at @ProBookNerds. Email us directly at professionalbooknerds@overdrive.com Music "Buddy" provided royalty free from www.bensound.com Podcast Overview We're not just book nerds: we're professional book nerds and the staff librarians who work at OverDrive, the leading app for eBooks and audiobooks available through public libraries and schools. Hear about the best books we've read, get personalized recommendations, and learn about the hottest books coming out that we can't wait to dive into. For more great reads, find OverDrive on Facebook and Twitter.

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  • Ep. #163- YA Horror picks to prepare for Halloween! AND the return of Dawn Kurtagich

    · 01:08:12 · Professional Book Nerds

    We're getting spooky on today's episode as Adam first chats with Andrea and Christina in the office about their YA Horror recommendations before calling the queen of YA Horror, Dawn Kurtagich, to get her picks. Adam and Dawn also chat about Halloween traditions and what Dawn has been working on since we last spoke. Books Mentioned in this episode   Odd & True by Cat Winters The Merciless by Danielle Vega Daughters Unto Devils by Amy Lukavics The Ravenous by  Amy Lukavics The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson Brother by Ania Ahlborn Doll Bones by Holly Black The Uninvited by Cat Winters Juliet, Immortal by Stacey Jay Slasher Girls & Monster Boys Revenge of the Witch by Joseph Delaney A Madness So Discreet  by Mindy McGinnis The Dead Girls of Hysteria Hall by Katie Alender House of Ash by Hope Cook Stalking Jack the Ripper & Hunting Prince Dracula by Kerri Maniscalco Cinderella, Necromancer by F.M Boughan The Hollow Girl by Hillary Monahan Devil in Ohio by Daria Polatin The Monstrumologist by Rick Yancey   Dawn Kurtagich's YA Horror picks Such Small Hands by Andres Barba Thornhill by Pam Smy The Call by Peadar Ó Guilín  Spellbook of the Lost and Foun by Moïra Fowley-Doyle   Say Hello! Find OverDrive on Facebook at OverDriveforLibraries and Twitter at @ProBookNerds. Email us directly at professionalbooknerds@overdrive.com Music "Buddy" provided royalty free from www.bensound.com Podcast Overview We're not just book nerds: we're professional book nerds and the staff librarians who work at OverDrive, the leading app for eBooks and audiobooks available through public libraries and schools. Hear about the best books we've read, get personalized recommendations, and learn about the hottest books coming out that we can't wait to dive into. For more great reads, find OverDrive on Facebook and Twitter.

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  • Ep. #162- Big Library Read Bonus Episode!

    · 00:33:31 · Professional Book Nerds

    On this special BONUS Big Library Read episode of the Professional Book Nerds podcast, Adam welcomes back author Chelsea Sedoti to the show. Chelsea shares the real life stories that built the story in The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett, how falling down a rabbit hole on the internet can be both a blessing and a curse and why she feels readers of all ages love going back to the Young Adult genre. You can learn all about the Big Library Read program, the world's largest digital book club, by visiting http://biglibraryread.com/.    Say Hello! Find OverDrive on Facebook at OverDriveforLibraries and Twitter at @ProBookNerds. Email us directly at professionalbooknerds@overdrive.com Music "Buddy" provided royalty free from www.bensound.com Podcast Overview We're not just book nerds: we're professional book nerds and the staff librarians who work at OverDrive, the leading app for eBooks and audiobooks available through public libraries and schools. Hear about the best books we've read, get personalized recommendations, and learn about the hottest books coming out that we can't wait to dive into. For more great reads, find OverDrive on Facebook and Twitter.

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  • Ep. #161 -- Interview with Tana French

    · 00:24:40 · Professional Book Nerds

    On today's episode, Jill got to interview one of her most favorite writers ever: Tana French, author of the award winning Dublin Murder Squad series. Tana shares where her ideas come from, how she approaches each book and detective and they even talk about just what exactly happened in "In the Woods." If you're a mystery fan and haven't yet picked up any of Tana's books, do it today! Tana's Books In the Woods The Likeness Faithful Place Broken Harbor The Secret Place The Trespasser    Say Hello! Find OverDrive on Facebook at OverDriveforLibraries and Twitter at @ProBookNerds. Email us directly at professionalbooknerds@overdrive.com Music "Buddy" provided royalty free from www.bensound.com Podcast Overview We're not just book nerds: we're professional book nerds and the staff librarians who work at OverDrive, the leading app for eBooks and audiobooks available through public libraries and schools. Hear about the best books we've read, get personalized recommendations, and learn about the hottest books coming out that we can't wait to dive into. For more great reads, find OverDrive on Facebook and Twitter.

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  • Ep. #160 - The Professional Book Nerds and The Prisoner of Azkaban

    · 00:36:12 · Professional Book Nerds

    Rarely do single books come out that the we feel the need to do an entire episode on by themselves but the Harry Potter universe is an exception they'll always make. On today's show, we're celebrating the release of the illustrated version of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban!  These books have played a massive part in both Jill and Adam's lives and this title is the first of the series that truly goes dark. We discuss themes of the book, what it means to us and some of our favorite scenes. Note: The illustrated versions of the Harry Potter titles are not available on OverDrive but you can check out the very cool and brand new Hogwarts Library Collection on OverDrive thanks to our friends at Pottermore.

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  • Ep. #159 - Linsey Miller, Author of Mask of Shadows

    · 00:28:26 · Professional Book Nerds

    On today's episode, we harken back to to June when Jill and Adam sat down with debut author Linsey Miller at the American Library Association's annual meetings. Linsey's book Mask of Shadows is now available and *spoiler alert* IT.FRICKIN.ROCKS.  Our trio talks all about Linsey's book, her background going from Biology student to writer and then wax poetic about their first library cards.  Say Hello! Find OverDrive on Facebook at OverDriveforLibraries and Twitter at @ProBookNerds. Email us directly at professionalbooknerds@overdrive.com  Music "Buddy" provided royalty free from www.bensound.com  Podcast Overview We're not just book nerds: we're professional book nerds and the staff librarians who work at OverDrive, the leading app for eBooks and audiobooks available through public libraries and schools. Hear about the best books we've read, get personalized recommendations, and learn about the hottest books coming out that we can't wait to dive into. For more great reads, find OverDrive on Facebook and Twitter.

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  • October New Book Releases!

    · 00:37:13 · Professional Book Nerds

    Best day of the month! On today's episode the Nerds dive into the the new books coming out in October that they're most excited about. Spoiler Alert: There are SO. MANY. Laughs are had. Books are shared. Adam is awkward. The usual. Check out all the links below to get more information on every book discussed in this episode! Books Mentioned in this episode: Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks Mistress of All Evil: A Tale of the Dark Fairy by Serena Valentino Origin by Dan Brown The Book of Dust, Volume 1 by Philip Pullman Homicide for the Holidays by Cheryl Honigford It Devours! By Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor Hiddensee by Gregory Maguire Dunbar by Edward St. Aubyn Where the Past Begins: A Writer's Memoir by Amy Tan Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds Strange Weather by Joe Hill What the Hell Did I Just Read by David Wong Periods Gone Public by Jennifer Weiss-Wolf From a Certain Point of View Otherworld by Jason Segel & Kirsten Miller Turtles All the Way Down by John Green Fresh Complaint by Jeffrey Eugenides The World of Lore by  Aaron Mahnke Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan Waiting for the Punch by Marc Maron Paradox Bound by Peter Clines We Were Eight Years in Power by Ta-Nehisi Coates Dare Not Linger by Nelson Mandela  Grant by Ron Chernow The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine All the Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater Endurance by Scott Kelly Member of the Family: My story of Charles Manson, Life Inside His Cult, and the Darkness that Ended the Sixties by Dianne Lake and Deborah Herman   Say Hello! Find OverDrive on Facebook at OverDriveforLibraries and Twitter at @ProBookNerds. Email us directly at professionalbooknerds@overdrive.com  Music "Buddy" provided royalty free from www.bensound.com  Podcast Overview We're not just book nerds: we're professional book nerds and the staff librarians who work at OverDrive, the leading app for eBooks and audiobooks available through public libraries and schools. Hear about the best books we've read, get personalized recommendations, and learn about the hottest books coming out that we can't wait to dive into. For more great reads, find OverDrive on Facebook and Twitter. Read more at http://overdrive.libsyn.com/#jeSLoXtPhmVExkHz.99

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  • Ep. #157 - Annalee Newitz, author of Autonomous

    · 00:28:30 · Professional Book Nerds

    On today's episode, Adam sits down with author Annalee Newitz to discuss her debut novel, Autonomous. Annalee is a giant in the science and tech industry as one of the founding editors of i09.com and Gizmodo and the Tech Culture Editor at Ars Technica. Annalee shares what she's most excited about in the tech industry and the two of them geek out over The Dark Crystal prequel that's coming soon. Fans of Science Fiction will adore this book.  Say Hello! Find OverDrive on Facebook at OverDriveforLibraries and Twitter at @ProBookNerds. Email us directly at professionalbooknerds@overdrive.com Music "Buddy" provided royalty free from www.bensound.com Podcast Overview We're not just book nerds: we're professional book nerds and the staff librarians who work at OverDrive, the leading app for eBooks and audiobooks available through public libraries and schools. Hear about the best books we've read, get personalized recommendations, and learn about the hottest books coming out that we can't wait to dive into. For more great reads, find OverDrive on Facebook and Twitter.

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  • Ep. #156 - Banned Books Week and National Book Awards longlist

    · 00:36:45 · Professional Book Nerds

    On today's episode, Jill and Adam talk about Banned Books Week, the National Books Awards and their newfound love of the the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Lootcrate. Below, you'll find all the books we discussed as well as the full Banned Books and National Book Award longlist collections from OverDrive.com:   OverDrive's Banned Books Week collection   The full National Book Awards longlist collection   2016's most challenged books Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell Make Something up by Chuck Palahniuk Big Hard Sex Criminals by Matt Fraction & Chip Zdarsky Looking for Alaska by John Green Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan I Am Jazz by Jessica Herthel & Jazz Jennings George by Alex Gino Drama by Raina Telgemeier This One Summer by Jillian Tamaki   Banned books that Adam and Jill will be reading during Banned Books Week I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman   National Book Award longlist titles mentioned in the episode   Pachinko by Min Jin Lee Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas Don't Call Us Dead by Danez Smith Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann Miss Burma by Charmaine Craig Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan Never Caught by Erica Armstrong Dunbar Locking Up Our Own by James Forman, Jr.   Say Hello! Find OverDrive on Facebook at OverDriveforLibraries and Twitter at @ProBookNerds. Email us directly at professionalbooknerds@overdrive.com Music "Buddy" provided royalty free from www.bensound.com Podcast Overview We're not just book nerds: we're professional book nerds and the staff librarians who work at OverDrive, the leading app for eBooks and audiobooks available through public libraries and schools. Hear about the best books we've read, get personalized recommendations, and learn about the hottest books coming out that we can't wait to dive into. For more great reads, find OverDrive on Facebook and Twitter.

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  • Ep. #155 - Ben Blum, author of Ranger Games

    · 00:30:31 · Professional Book Nerds

    On today's episode, Adam sits down with Ben Blum who wrote the recently released Ranger Games. Ben's book is a nonfiction recounting of his cousin's life as he prepared to become an Army Ranger since he was a child only to be arrested the week before his deployment for robbing a bank. Ben goes into the indoctrination of Rangers as well as what led to Alex's crime and the aftermath. This book is incredibly important and is getting LOTS of buzz and it's entirely deserved.    Today (Sept 18) is also Read an eBook Day so share why you love eBooks on social media using the hashtag #eBookLove for a chance to win a Kobo Aura ONE from OverDrive! Learn more at http://readanebookday.com/. Say Hello! Find OverDrive on Facebook at OverDriveforLibraries and Twitter at @ProBookNerds. Email us directly at professionalbooknerds@overdrive.com Music "Buddy" provided royalty free from www.bensound.com Podcast Overview We're not just book nerds: we're professional book nerds and the staff librarians who work at OverDrive, the leading app for eBooks and audiobooks available through public libraries and schools. Hear about the best books we've read, get personalized recommendations, and learn about the hottest books coming out that we can't wait to dive into. For more great reads, find OverDrive on Facebook and Twitter.

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  • Ep. #154 -- We All Float Down Here

    · 00:26:31 · Professional Book Nerds

    Last weekend, Jill and Adam both watched the new adaptation of Stephen King's IT and loved it so much they decided to talk about it -- both the film, the book it is based on, and a little bit about the original TV miniseries.  SPOILER ALERT for anyone who hasn't read the book or seen the movie yet! Say Hello! Find OverDrive on Facebook at OverDriveforLibraries and Twitter at @ProBookNerds. Email us directly at professionalbooknerds@overdrive.com Music "Creepy" provided royalty free from www.bensound.com Podcast Overview We're not just book nerds: we're professional book nerds and the staff librarians who work at OverDrive, the leading app for eBooks and audiobooks available through public libraries and schools. Hear about the best books we've read, get personalized recommendations, and learn about the hottest books coming out that we can't wait to dive into. For more great reads, find OverDrive on Facebook and Twitter.

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  • Ep. #153 -- In Their Own Words: Memoirs

    · 00:54:11 · Professional Book Nerds

    In today's episode, Jill is joined by Melissa, Megan, and Briana to talk about a genre they all love: memoirs! From celebrity memoirs like Eddie Izzard's "Believe Me" to a behind-the-scenes peek at the romance publishing business with "Romance Is My Day Job" by Patience Bloom to the difficult but necessary books of kidnapping survivors like Elizabeth Smart and Jaycee Dugard, this episode has a little bit of everything for readers.    Books Mentioned In Today's Episode From cradle to stage by Virginia Hanlon Grohl I Can't Make This Up by Kevin hart The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell by W. Kamau Bell Theft by Finding by David Sedaris Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris Yes, Please by Amy Poehler Believe Me by Eddie Izzard Vacationland by John Hodgman Redefining Realness by Janet Mock Surpassing Certainty by Janet Mock Spoiler Alert by Michael Ausiello Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher The Keys by DJ Kahlad Born a Crime by Trevor Noah Hillbilly Elegy by JD Vance Morgue by Vince DiMaio Smoke Gets In Your Eyes by Caitlin Doughtey From Here to Eternity by Caitlin Doughtey Romance Is My Day Job by Patience Bloom Crack the Cube by Ian Scheffler I Will Find You by Joanna Connors A Stolen Life by Jaycee Dugard My Story by Elizabeth Smart Hope by Gina DeJesus and Amanda Berry The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi On Writing by Stephen King Growing Up Fisher by Joely Fisher North by Scott Jurek Unqualified by Anna Faris What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton Hunger by Roxane Gay We Were Eight Years In Power by Ta-Nehisi Coates Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates  Promise Me, Dad by Joe Biden The Giant of the Senate by Al Franken   Say Hello! Find OverDrive on Facebook at OverDriveforLibraries and Twitter at @ProBookNerds. Email us directly at professionalbooknerds@overdrive.com Music "Buddy" provided royalty free from www.bensound.com Podcast Overview We're not just book nerds: we're professional book nerds and the staff librarians who work at OverDrive, the leading app for eBooks and audiobooks available through public libraries and schools. Hear about the best books we've read, get personalized recommendations, and learn about the hottest books coming out that we can't wait to dive into. For more great reads, find OverDrive on Facebook and Twitter.

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  • Ep. #152 - Adrian J. Walker on running, very good doggos and writing dystopian novels

    · 00:26:44 · Professional Book Nerds

    On today's episode, Adam sits down with author Adrian J. Walker and they instantly bond over their shared love of running, dogs and the dystopian genre that Adrian writes in. They discuss his books, The End of the World Running Club and The Last Dog on Earth as well as dealing with the tragic loss of heroes we may have never even met.  Say Hello! Find OverDrive on Facebook at OverDriveforLibraries and Twitter at @ProBookNerds. Email us directly at professionalbooknerds@overdrive.com Music "Buddy" provided royalty free from www.bensound.com Podcast Overview We're not just book nerds: we're professional book nerds and the staff librarians who work at OverDrive, the leading app for eBooks and audiobooks available through public libraries and schools. Hear about the best books we've read, get personalized recommendations, and learn about the hottest books coming out that we can't wait to dive into. For more great reads, find OverDrive on Facebook and Twitter.

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  • Ep. #151 -- Recommendations from Nancy Pearl

    · 00:21:23 · Professional Book Nerds

    Our friend Nancy Pearl is back with some book recommendations!  Nancy's Recommendations Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward Less by Andrew Sean Greer The Blue Hour by Laura Pritchett Reading With Patrick by Michelle Kuo   Say Hello! Find OverDrive on Facebook at OverDriveforLibraries and Twitter at @ProBookNerds. Email us directly at professionalbooknerds@overdrive.com Music "Buddy" provided royalty free from www.bensound.com Podcast Overview We're not just book nerds: we're professional book nerds and the staff librarians who work at OverDrive, the leading app for eBooks and audiobooks available through public libraries and schools. Hear about the best books we've read, get personalized recommendations, and learn about the hottest books coming out that we can't wait to dive into. For more great reads, find OverDrive on Facebook and Twitter.

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  • Ep. #150 - E. Lockhart!

    · 00:33:13 · Professional Book Nerds

    On Today's episode we finally get to share an amazing chat we had with E. Lockhart back in the Spring to promote both We Were Liars and her new release Genuine Fraud! We also discussed Broadway musicals and her inspiration for becoming a writer. We also touch on why she thinks adults still love YA books (us included) and so much more. Enjoy!   Say Hello! Find OverDrive on Facebook at OverDriveforLibraries and Twitter at @ProBookNerds. Email us directly at professionalbooknerds@overdrive.com  Music "Buddy" provided royalty free from www.bensound.com  Podcast Overview We're not just book nerds: we're professional book nerds and the staff librarians who work at OverDrive, the leading app for eBooks and audiobooks available through public libraries and schools. Hear about the best books we've read, get personalized recommendations, and learn about the hottest books coming out that we can't wait to dive into. For more great reads, find OverDrive on Facebook and Twitter.

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  • Ep. #149 - September new releases we're excited for AND Game Of Thrones!

    · 00:52:10 · Professional Book Nerds

    It's our favorite episode of the month! Today we're talking about the new books coming out in September we can't wait to read. Jill and Adam go back and forth discussing September's big new releases for the first half of today's show but we also give you some bonus content! We break down the season finale of Game of Thrones and try to decide if it was as good as the internet seems to think it was.  After you listen, let us know what books you're most excited for this month! Books mentioned in this episode: They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera The Girl who Takes an Eye for an Eye by David Lagercrantz Invictus by Ryan Graudin The Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo Jane, Unlimited by Kristin Cashore Hunting Prince Dracula by Kerri Maniscalco Liner Notes by Loudon Wainwright, III Warcross by Marie Lu A Column of Fire by Ken Follett Queens of the Conquest by Alison Weir An Alchemy of Masques and Mirrors by Curtis Craddock Forest Dark by Nicole Krauss Genuine Fraud by E. Lockhart The Woman Who Smashed Codes by Jason Fagone The Man from the Train by Bill James and Rachel McCarthy James The Best Kind of People by Zoe Whittall In the Dark by E. Nesbit What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton The Wizard's Cookbook by Aurelia Beaupommier Sleeping Beauties by Stephen King and Owen King Say Hello! Find OverDrive on Facebook at OverDriveforLibraries and Twitter at @ProBookNerds. Email us directly at professionalbooknerds@overdrive.com  Music "Buddy" provided royalty free from www.bensound.com  Podcast Overview We're not just book nerds: we're professional book nerds and the staff librarians who work at OverDrive, the leading app for eBooks and audiobooks available through public libraries and schools. Hear about the best books we've read, get personalized recommendations, and learn about the hottest books coming out that we can't wait to dive into. For more great reads, find OverDrive on Facebook and Twitter.  

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  • Ep. #148 - Jack Gantos, Author of Writing Radar

    · 00:34:48 · Professional Book Nerds

    On today's episode, Adam sits down with Jack Gantos, who has written books for readers of all ages. The conversation focuses on Jack's latest work, Writing Radar, in which he details all the ways aspiring writers can set themselves up for success. We also discuss the many twists and turns his life has taken, including getting caught for helping traffic drugs and how this turned out to be a blessing in disguise.  Say Hello! Find OverDrive on Facebook at OverDriveforLibraries and Twitter at @ProBookNerds. Email us directly at professionalbooknerds@overdrive.com  Music "Buddy" and "Sci Fi" by www.bensound.com  Podcast Overview We're not just book nerds: we're professional book nerds and the staff librarians who work at OverDrive, the leading app for eBooks and audiobooks available through public libraries and schools. Hear about the best books we've read, get personalized recommendations, and learn about the hottest books coming out that we can't wait to dive into. For more great reads, find OverDrive on Facebook and Twitter.

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  • Ep. #147 - Out of This World Science Fiction

    · 00:43:43 · Professional Book Nerds

    Half an hour after peak viewing time of the 2017 Solar Eclipse, Jill sat down with three of her colleagues (including first time caller, long time listener Bob) to discuss science fiction! From hard science fiction to dystopian fiction to everything in between.     Books Mentioned in Today's episode Dare Mighty Things by Heather Kaczynski Hyperion by Dan Simmons The Martian by Andy Weir Artemis by Andy Weir Seveneves by Neal Stephenson  The Salt Line by Holly Goddard Jones The Last One by Alexandra Olivia Red Rising series by Pierce Brown Iron Gold by Pierce Brown The Fifth Season by N. K. Jamison Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card A Wrinkle In Time by Madeleine L'engle Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie Provenance by Ann Leckie He, She and It by Marge Piercy Cinder by Marissa Meyer Old Man's War by John Scalzi Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel The Collapsing Empire by John Scalzi Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdhrich   Say Hello! Find OverDrive on Facebook at OverDriveforLibraries and Twitter at @ProBookNerds. Email us directly at professionalbooknerds@overdrive.com  Music "Buddy" and "Sci Fi" by www.bensound.com  Podcast Overview We're not just book nerds: we're professional book nerds and the staff librarians who work at OverDrive, the leading app for eBooks and audiobooks available through public libraries and schools. Hear about the best books we've read, get personalized recommendations, and learn about the hottest books coming out that we can't wait to dive into. For more great reads, find OverDrive on Facebook and Twitter.

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