The Professional Book Nerds Podcast reading list: Best July new book releases

Our Professional Book Nerds offer up their favorite new books coming out this month. Subscribe & listen today at!

Fierce Kingdom

Gin Phillips (2017)

Behind Closed Doors

B. A. Paris (2016)

Because You Love to Hate Me

Ameriie Ameriie (2017)

The Last Magician

Lisa Maxwell (2017)

The Breakdown

B. A. Paris (2017)

Summer Blockbuster movie book tie-ins

Get your popcorn ready for the biggest movies of the summer AND their book counterparts.

The Glass Castle

Jeannette Walls (2006)

The Dark Tower

Stephen King Michael Whelan (2004)

The Long Haul

Jeff Kinney (2014)

Wonder Woman

Nancy Holder (2017)

Everything, Everything

Nicola Yoon (2015)

The Beguiled

Thomas Cullinan (2017)

Shark Week!

Jawesome reads perfect for celebrating Shark Week

Hell's Aquarium

Steve Alten Keith Szarabajka (2016)

Primal Waters

Steve Alten (2007)


Steve Alten (2016)


Steve Alten Sean Runnette (2014)

Close to Shore

Michael Capuzzo (2002)


Peter Benchley (2012)

Nancy Pearl's reading list

Nancy Pearl joined our Professional Book Nerds podcast and gave us some great book recommendations!

A Walk in the Woods

Bill Bryson (2010)

The Oregon Trail

Rinker Buck (2015)

The Passage

Justin Cronin (2010)

George and Lizzie

Nancy Pearl (2017)

The Boy on the Bridge

M. R. Carey (2017)

Wonder Women

Books by and about incredible women

Wonder Woman, Volume 1

J. Michael Straczynski Phil Hester (2012)

The Bear and the Nightingale

Katherine Arden Kathleen Gati (2017)

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

Harriet Jacobs Myrlie Evers-Williams (2013)

Wonder Woman

Leigh Bardugo Mozhan Marno (2017)

The Valiant

Lesley Livingston Fiona Hardingham (2017)