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)

Cold Mountain

Charles Frazier (2007)

The Gracekeepers

Kirsty Logan (2015)

Red Rising

Pierce Brown (2014)

Norse Mythology

Neil Gaiman (2017)

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.

Scrappy Little Nobody

Anna Kendrick Anna Kendrick (2016)

Relentless Spirit

Missy Franklin D.A. Franklin (2016)

Settle for More

Megyn Kelly Megyn Kelly (2016)

I Loved Her in the Movies

Robert Wagner Scott Eyman (2016)

Born a Crime

Trevor Noah (2016)

David Bowie

David Bowie (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!

In the Embers

Brian Price Jerry Stearns (2015)


Hannah Hart Hannah Hart (2016)

Doctor Who, Tenth Doctor Tales

Peter Anghelides Catherine Tate (2016)

The Mountaintop

Katori Hall Aja Naomi King (2016)

Around the Way Girl

Taraji P. Henson Taraji P. Henson (2016)

The Greatest

Muhammad Ali Richard Durham (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)

Hidden Figures

Margot Lee Shetterly (2016)

Gone With the Wind

Margaret Mitchell Pat Conroy (2007)

The Martian

Andy Weir (2014)

A Long Way Home

Saroo Brierley (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.

King's Cage

Victoria Aveyard (2017)

The Refugees

Viet Thanh Nguyen (2017)

The Evening Road

Laird Hunt (2017)

Lincoln in the Bardo

George Saunders (2017)

The Burning World

Isaac Marion (2017)

The Young Widower's Handbook

Tom McAllister (2017)