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Ep. #74 - Our Favorite Books of 2016

It's the end of the year, which means it's time for the Professional Book Nerds to reflect and discuss their favorite books of 2016. For this episode we brought back some of our previous guests and asked them to share their favorite titles. (And, because we all read so much, we let them come in with their top three although even that proved difficult for some of us!)

Books Mentioned in this Episode

This Is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp

Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist by Sunil Yapa

The Nix by Nathan Hill

David Bowie: The Last Interview by David Bowie

Evicted by Matthew Desmond

While the City Slept by Eli Sanders

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Unmentionable by Therese Oneill

A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas

All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders

Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

The Beauty of Darkness by Mary E. Pearson

The Forbidden Orchid by Sharon Biggs Waller

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

Shrill by Lindy West

Jane Steele by Lyndsay Faye

Behind Closed Doors by B. A. Paris

The Girls by Emma Cline

Dodgers by Bill Beverly

Playing Dead by Elizabeth Greenwood

Today Will Be Different by Maria Semple

Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen

Porcelain by Moby

Bookshop on the Corner by Jenny Colgan

Something New by Lucy Knisley

Relish by Lucy Knisley

The Girl Who Raced Fairyland All The Way Home by Catherynne M. Valente

Morning Star by Pierce Brown

Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuval

Star Nomad by Lindsay Buroker

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