Professional Book Nerds

We’re not just book nerds, we’re Professional Book Nerds®

With over a half million downloads, readers and librarians turn to the PBN team for weekly expert book recommendations, author interviews and all things books.

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There Were Never Such Devoted Sister Books

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Christina and Rickie are back, this time joining Jill to discuss books featuring sisters! From going into hell to save your sister's soul to helping your sister cover up multiple murders to fighting your sister over the King of England, there's a little something for everyone in this list.
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Emily Duncan, Author of Wicked Saints

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Today's episode is an interview Jill did with Emily Duncan, author of the new young adult book Wicked Saints.
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True Crime

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Adam's out this week in Jury Duty, so Jill is on her own and decided to stay on brand and talk about some True Crime books!
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Harlan Coben!!!

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On today's episode, Jill and Adam sit down with Harlan Coben for a live interview in front of a sold out crowd of 400 readers at their home away from home, Cuyahoga County Public Library.
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More About Professional Book Nerds

Adam and Jill both work at OverDrive, the industry-leading app for eBooks and audiobooks through your local library and school.

With over a half million downloads, readers and librarians turn to the PBN team for weekly expert book recommendations, author interviews and all things books.

Our team has a deep knowledge for the literary world and helps thousands of libraries with collection development, making us uniquely positioned to provide suggestions and recommendations for readers around the world. The Professional Book Nerds podcast is available through iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, TuneIn, Radio FM and anywhere people download their podcasts.

Please visit the official PBN Website for more information!

The Team

Adam Sockel

Co-Host
Adam’s book interests are forever shifting but he’s usually reading fantasy, literature, Science Fiction, dystopian or young adult.

Jill Grunewald

Co-Host
Jill’s favorite genres are social sciences, humanities, memoir, health & fitness, dystopian science fiction, and fantasy.

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