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

March Sadness

| E:98

For college basketball fans, this month is the time for March Madness but we decided to switch it up by doing an episode titled March Sadness. These are the books that make us cry, sob, weep, bawl .... you get the picture. Basically, these are the books that make us FEEL ALL THE FEELS.

Share your own favorite tearjerkers by emailing us at [email protected] or find us on Twitter at @ProBookNerds

Books Mentioned In This Episode

Speed of Life by Carol Weston

The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Night by Elie Wiesel

George by Alex Gino

The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

Of Mice And Men by John Steinbeck

My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by JK Rowling

Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls

The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness

The Dog Stars by Peter Heller

The Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

The Road by Cormac McCarthy

Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay

Love You Forever by Robert Munsch

Are You My Mother? by PD Eastman

Another Day In the Death of America by Gary Young

Dreamland by Sam Quinones

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

Every Day I Fight by Stuart Scott

Between The World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Amy and Roger's Epic Detour by Morgan Matson

Second Chance Summer by Morgan Matson

Clockwork Princess by Cassandra Clare

A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving

The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

Say Hello!

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

Music

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

Recent Episodes

View All

Throwback Thursday: Body Positive Books

Professional Book Nerds
Jill shares some body positive and fat positive titles
Listen to Throwback Thursday: Body Positive Books

Reading Resolutions that have nothing to do with the number of books you read

Professional Book Nerds
From adding more audiobooks to reading outside your usual genre, here are some suggestions
Listen to Reading Resolutions that have nothing to do with the number of books you read

Marie Benedict is back with her new book Her Hidden Genius

Professional Book Nerds
Marie discusses Rosalind Franklin
Listen to Marie Benedict is back with her new book Her Hidden Genius

January 2022's Biggest Books!

Professional Book Nerds
Jill dives into books coming out in January that she can't wait to read
Listen to January 2022's Biggest Books!