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.

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Pandora

Be my escape

| E:482

On today's episode, Adam shares a bunch of book recommendations to escape the everyday stresses of life and (gestures broadly) all of this.

Buy some merch and support libraries! - http://shop.overdrive.com/

Books mentioned in this episode:

Return to series you know and love in a brand new way:

The Lord of the Rings (FULL CAST DRAMATIZATION)

His Dark Materials (FULL CAST DRAMATIZATION),

The Chronicles of Narnia ( NARRATED BY KENNETH BRANAGH)

A Series of Unfortunate Events (NARRATED BY TIM CURRY)

For Fans of Ready Player One - Otherworld series by Jason Segel and Kirsten Miller

For fans of alternate universes - Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman

For those who miss big cities - Lillian Boxfish takes a walk by Kathleen Rooney

Fairy tale fans

Uprooted by Naomi Novik

Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

For fans of Erin Morgenstern

Geek Love by Catherine Dunn

THE BOOK OF SPECULATION BY ERIKA SWYLER

Witchey Reads

The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane By Katherine Howe

The Spellbook of Katrina Van Tassel By Alyssa Palombo

Revenge of the Witch By Joseph Delaney

Here are the all the answers we received on twitter about escapism books:

https://twitter.com/ProBookNerds/status/1308542556217774082?s=20

Recent Episodes

View All

Interview with Ashley C. Ford, author of Somebody's Daughter

Professional Book Nerds
Jill is joined by podcaster and essayist Ashley C. Ford who discusses her new memoir Somebody's Daughter
Listen to Interview with Ashley C. Ford, author of Somebody's Daughter

Books by past Professional Book Nerds authors for the #PBNread2021 challenge!

Professional Book Nerds
...previously on the Pro Book Nerds podcast
Listen to Books by past Professional Book Nerds authors for the #PBNread2021 challenge!

Karin Slaughter on crime writing through the pandemic

Professional Book Nerds
Jill is joined by crime writer Karin Slaughter to discuss her new book FALSE WITNESS.
Listen to Karin Slaughter on crime writing through the pandemic

A book for every emotion

Professional Book Nerds
On this episode, Adam is joined by frequent Nerds Emma, Maria, and Kristin.
Listen to A book for every emotion