Professional Book Nerds

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

With over a million downloads, readers and librarians turn to us for book recommendations, author interviews, and all things books.

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The Hottest Summer Book Releases - July 2024 Book Picks

Professional Book Nerds
Unveiling July 2024's Literary Gems...
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Your Guide to Completing the Pro Book Nerds 2024 Reading Challenge

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

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Exploring the Depths of Fear and Fiction...
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Drawn In: Graphic Memoirs (and Biographies) You Can't Put Down

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Exploring life's stories through ink and emotion...
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More About Professional Book Nerds

Joe and Emma 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 Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, TuneIn, Radio FM and anywhere people download their podcasts.

Please visit the official PBN Website for more information!

The Team

Emma Dwyer

Host
Emma’s favorite genres are romance, mystery, thriller, British fiction, and young adult.

Joe Skelley

Host
Joe’s favorite genres are magical realism, thriller, memoirs, LGBTQ+ fiction, and young adult.