Evergreen Podcasts Partners with Rakuten OverDrive’s Professional Book Nerds PodcastCategory:Press

Evergreen Podcasts (Evergreen), a Cleveland, Ohio-based podcast publisher, is proud to announce a partnership with the Professional Book Nerds podcast. Now available on EvergreenPodcasts.com, the show is a fitting complement to Evergreen's growing catalog of uplifting, entertaining, and groundbreaking podcasts.

With nearly a half million downloads, readers and librarians turn to Professional Book Nerds for weekly expert book recommendations, author interviews, and all things literature and books. Hosts’ Adam Sockel and Jill Grunenwald’s love for books make this podcast perfect for book lovers of all ages. As part of the Rakuten OverDrive team, which provides the world’s leading digital reading platform for libraries and schools, Adam and Jill specialize in reader trends and collection development and have developed a deep knowledge of the literary world. This combination uniquely qualifies them to enthusiastically share suggestions and recommendations for readers around the world.

"We are thrilled to join Evergreen Podcasts. They will be great partners in sharing Professional Book Nerds with new audiences," says host, Adam Sockel.

“Adam and Jill bring so much enthusiasm to their show. We couldn’t be more thrilled to add them to our growing catalog. We’re just geeked out to be partnered with their team at Rakuten OverDrive,” says David Allen Moss, Evergreen’s Chief Creative Officer. Moss adds, “we’ve discussed ways to cross promote with podcasts in our broader network, and are already riffing on ideas for creating new original podcasts for avid readers.”

Episode List

Episodes of Professional Book Nerds are available for listening every Monday and Thursday on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Play Music, and EvergreenPodcasts.com/professional-book-nerds.

Ep. #319 – Wayétu Moore, author of She Would Be King

Ep. #318 – Gretchen Rubin and The Books that Spark Joy

Ep. #317 – Victoria “V.E.” Schwab!

Ep. #316 – No Boys Allowed for Women’s History Month

About Evergreen Podcasts

Evergreen Podcasts features a growing catalog of entertaining podcasts, rooted in high creative values and production quality. We are a community where people think big, capturing the color and diversity of modern makers. From entrepreneurs and musicians, to philosophers and artists – we are in the business of uniting audiences with boots on the ground storytellers.

Evergreen Podcasts works with top brands and thought leaders to tell inspiring stories through branded content, original shows, and partner podcasts. Ask us how our comprehensive podcast production, creative marketing and distribution solutions can help connect your brand to a broader audience. Evergreen is a proud member of the Front Porch Media Network.

About Rakuten OverDrive

Rakuten OverDrive is the leading digital reading platform for libraries and schools worldwide. We are dedicated to “a world enlightened by reading” by delivering the industry’s largest catalog of ebooks, audiobooks, magazines and other digital media to a growing network of 43,000 libraries and schools in 76 countries. Named one of TIME's Best iPhone and Android Apps of 2018, Libby is the "one-tap reading app" for libraries. Founded in 1986, OverDrive is based in Cleveland, Ohio USA and owned by Tokyo-based Rakuten. www.overdrive.com

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