The Professional Book Nerds Podcast reading list: Books based in Mythology and Lore

All the books that were discussed on the latest episode of the Professional Book Nerds. Subscribe & listen today at!

The Lightning Thief

Rick Riordan (2009)

The Gracekeepers

Kirsty Logan (2015)

Norse Mythology

Neil Gaiman (2017)

Red Rising

Pierce Brown (2014)

Cold Mountain

Charles Frazier (2007)

American Gods

Neil Gaiman (2011)

Celebrity Memoirs, New & Forthcoming

The best new and soon to be released celebrity memoirs. Hear their stories in their words.

I Loved Her in the Movies

Robert Wagner Scott Eyman (2016)

Scrappy Little Nobody

Anna Kendrick Anna Kendrick (2016)

Relentless Spirit

Missy Franklin D.A. Franklin (2016)

Settle for More

Megyn Kelly Megyn Kelly (2016)

David Bowie

David Bowie (2016)

Born a Crime

Trevor Noah (2016)

2017 Audie Award Finalists

A listening list of the best audiobooks from the last year. Listen to them before the winners are announced in June!

Doctor Who, Tenth Doctor Tales

Peter Anghelides Catherine Tate (2016)


Hannah Hart Hannah Hart (2016)

Around the Way Girl

Taraji P. Henson Taraji P. Henson (2016)

In the Embers

Brian Price Jerry Stearns (2015)

The Greatest

Muhammad Ali Richard Durham (2016)

The Mountaintop

Katori Hall Aja Naomi King (2016)

Page to Screen: #Oscars Edition

There are countless books that become movies every year but only a select few get nominated for Oscars. These are the books that have made the cut as well as a few we think will soon be on that list.


Upton Sinclair (2007)

Gone With the Wind

Margaret Mitchell Pat Conroy (2007)

A Long Way Home

Saroo Brierley (2014)

Hidden Figures

Margot Lee Shetterly (2016)

The Martian

Andy Weir (2014)

February 2017 new releases and must reads

These are the biggest books coming out in February that we can't wait to dive into.

The Young Widower's Handbook

Tom McAllister (2017)

King's Cage

Victoria Aveyard (2017)

The Evening Road

Laird Hunt (2017)

Lincoln in the Bardo

George Saunders (2017)

The Refugees

Viet Thanh Nguyen (2017)

The Burning World

Isaac Marion (2017)