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

Ep. #131: ALA Recap! Interviews, Books, and Chicago, Oh My

Last weekend, Adam and Jill were in Chicago for the American Library Association. Along with getting to meet some of our library partners, podcast listeners, publishing company friends, they also got to interview some incredible authors and Jill, at least, got to do some sightseeing in the Windy City.

Books mentioned in this episode

The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Evicted by Matthew Desmond

This Is What a Librarian Looks Like by Kyle Cassidy

Carnegie's Maid by Marie Benedict

The Address by Fiona Davis

Mask of Shadows by Linsey Miller

Hunting Prince Dracula by Kerri Maniscalco

The Breakdown by B.A. Paris

Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

Jane, Unlimited by Kristin Cashore

Say Hello!
Find OverDrive on Facebook at OverDriveforLibraries and Twitter at @ProBookNerds. Email us directly at [email protected]

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

Podcast Overview
We're not just book nerds: we're professional book nerds and the staff librarians who work at OverDrive, the leading app for eBooks and audiobooks available through public libraries and schools. Hear about the best books we've read, get personalized recommendations, and learn about the hottest books coming out that we can't wait to dive into. For more great reads, find OverDrive on Facebook and Twitter.

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Recent Episodes

View All

Erin E. Adams, Author of JACKAL

Professional Book Nerds
Here's a great read for the spooky season - true crime with a supernatural twist!...
Listen to Erin E. Adams, Author of JACKAL

October's Biggest Books

Professional Book Nerds
Emma, Joe, and Jill chat about what books they're most excited for in October!...
Listen to October's Biggest Books

Courtney Summers returns!

Professional Book Nerds
Courtney comes back on PBN to discuss her new book I'm the Girl...
Listen to Courtney Summers returns!

Tips for Shopping Your Shelf and Tackling Your TBR

Professional Book Nerds
Kristin joins Emma, Joe, and Jill for a bookish chat about shopping your own shelves and how to manage your TBR....
Listen to Tips for Shopping Your Shelf and Tackling Your TBR