The Professional Book Nerds Podcast reading list: Historical Fiction

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The Pillars of the Earth

Ken Follett (2007)

The Dollhouse

Fiona Davis (2016)

The Other Boleyn Girl

Philippa Gregory (2004)

Captive Queen

Alison Weir (2010)

Celebrity Memoirs, New & Forthcoming

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

Scrappy Little Nobody

Anna Kendrick Anna Kendrick (2016)

Relentless Spirit

Missy Franklin D.A. Franklin (2016)

I Loved Her in the Movies

Robert Wagner Scott Eyman (2016)

David Bowie

David Bowie (2016)

Born a Crime

Trevor Noah (2016)

Settle for More

Megyn Kelly Megyn Kelly (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!

Around the Way Girl

Taraji P. Henson Taraji P. Henson (2016)

The Greatest

Muhammad Ali Richard Durham (2016)

The Mountaintop

Katori Hall Aja Naomi King (2016)

In the Embers

Brian Price Jerry Stearns (2015)

Doctor Who, Tenth Doctor Tales

Peter Anghelides Catherine Tate (2016)


Hannah Hart Hannah Hart (2016)

2017 RITA Award Finalists

The RITA Awards promote excellence in the romance genre in numerous categories. These are the books that are finalists for the 2017 awards.

Taming the Highlander

May McGoldrick (2016)

Searching for Disaster

Jennifer Probst (2016)

Miracle on 5th Avenue

Sarah Morgan (2016)

Tell Me How This Ends

Victoria De La O (2016)


Alexis Hall (2016)

Fast Connection

Megan Erickson Santino Hassell (2016)

March 2017 new releases and must reads

These are the biggest books coming out in March we're most excited about

As Old As Time

Liz Braswell (2016)


Meagan Spooner (2017)

The Widow's House

Carol Goodman (2017)

Ill Will

Dan Chaon (2017)

Strange the Dreamer

Laini Taylor (2017)

A Crown of Wishes

Roshani Chokshi (2017)