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

Books Written During NaNoWriMo

| E:63

November is National Novel Writing Month, also known as NaNoWriMo, which is a month long event that challenges writers to write 50,000 words of a novel throughout the month of November. Over the course of the ten years that the event has been around, several authors have gone on to publish bestselling novels that were started during NaNoWriMo!

Books Mentioned In This Episode

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

Attachments by Rainbow Rowell

Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Scarlett by Marissa Meyer

Cress by Marissa Meyer

Heartless by Marissa Meyer

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

Wool by Hugh Howey

The Art of Crash Landing by Melissa DeCarlo

Livvie Owen Lived Here by Sarah Dooley

Don't Let Me Go by J. H. Trumble

The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan

The Beautiful Land by Alan Averill

The Martian by Andy Weir

Geekerella by Ashley Poston

Say Hello!

Find OverDrive on Facebook at OverDriveforLibraries and Twitter at @OverDriveLibs. Email us directly at [email protected]

Music

"Buddy" provided royalty free from www.bensound.com

Recent Episodes

View All

Interview with Bill Konigsberg, author of The Bridge

Professional Book Nerds
481
Listen to Interview with Bill Konigsberg, author of The Bridge

Read an Ebook Day recommendations!

Professional Book Nerds | E:480
On today's episode, we're sharing what our coworkers are reading for Read an Ebook Day! September 18th (Friday) is Read an Ebook Day and what better way to prepare than with a bunch of book recs!?!?
Listen to Read an Ebook Day recommendations!

Interview with Caroline B. Cooney

Professional Book Nerds | E:479
On today's episode, Jill interviews Caroline B. Cooney, author of the iconic Face on the Milk Carton, about her new adult book Before She Was Helen. Caroline talks about the "What if?" question that inspired her to write Before She Was Helen, transitioning creatively from writing young adult to adult, and tells the best librarian story ever (according to Jill).
Listen to Interview with Caroline B. Cooney

Back to school... but with murder!

Professional Book Nerds | E:478
Back to school time has arrived and who doesn't love books set around fancy private schools? Also, there is a lot of murdery mysteries in these selections.
Listen to Back to school... but with murder!

Connect on social media or subscribe to our newsletter

Connect