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!

Because You Love to Hate Me

Ameriie Ameriie (2017)

The Last Magician

Lisa Maxwell (2017)

Behind Closed Doors

B. A. Paris (2016)

The Breakdown

B. A. Paris (2017)

Fierce Kingdom

Gin Phillips (2017)

Summer Blockbuster movie book tie-ins

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

The Dark Tower

Stephen King Michael Whelan (2004)

Wonder Woman

Nancy Holder (2017)

The Glass Castle

Jeannette Walls (2006)

Everything, Everything

Nicola Yoon (2015)

The Beguiled

Thomas Cullinan (2017)

The Long Haul

Jeff Kinney (2014)

Shark Week!

Jawesome reads perfect for celebrating Shark Week


Peter Benchley (2012)


Steve Alten Sean Runnette (2014)

Close to Shore

Michael Capuzzo (2002)

Primal Waters

Steve Alten (2007)


Steve Alten (2016)

Hell's Aquarium

Steve Alten Keith Szarabajka (2016)

Nancy Pearl's reading list

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

The Boy on the Bridge

M. R. Carey (2017)

The Oregon Trail

Rinker Buck (2015)

George and Lizzie

Nancy Pearl (2017)

The Passage

Justin Cronin (2010)

A Walk in the Woods

Bill Bryson (2010)

Wonder Women

Books by and about incredible women

The Bear and the Nightingale

Katherine Arden Kathleen Gati (2017)

Wonder Woman, Volume 1

J. Michael Straczynski Phil Hester (2012)

The Valiant

Lesley Livingston Fiona Hardingham (2017)

Wonder Woman

Leigh Bardugo Mozhan Marno (2017)

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

Harriet Jacobs Myrlie Evers-Williams (2013)