Professional Book Nerds

We're not just book nerds. We're professional book nerds! We are staff librarians who work at OverDrive, the leading app for eBooks and audiobooks from public libraries and schools. It's our job to discuss books all day long so we thought, "Why not share the conversation!" Hear about the best books we've read, get recommendations, and learn about the hottest books coming out that we can't wait to dive into. Titles discussed are available to borrow through public libraries. Get started reading at and subscribe to our podcast today!

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Buckaroo Banter: Chuck Tingle Talks BURY YOUR GAYS

Who is that masked man? Chuck Tingle is here to talk Bury Your Gays!

The Hottest Summer Book Releases – July 2024 Book Picks

Your Guide to Completing the Pro Book Nerds 2024 Reading Challenge

We’re halfway through 2024, so Emma and Joe check in on the PBN Reading Challenge and offer some suggestions to the prompts you might have left!

Behind the Scares: A Conversation with Paul Tremblay on Horror Movie

Drawn In: Graphic Memoirs (and Biographies) You Can’t Put Down

Reading From the Heart With Katherine Center

Emma and NYT bestselling author, Katherine Center, talk about The Rom-Commers!

Books with Bite: A New Era of Vampire Reads

Emma and Joe are joined by Andrea and Meghan to discuss a new era of vampire reads!

Live Interview with Daniel Handler, aka Lemony Snicket

June 2024 Book Picks

Emma and Joe’s monthly round-up of books is back with June picks!

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