The Professional Book Nerds Podcast reading list: Historical Fiction

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The Other Boleyn Girl

Philippa Gregory (2004)

The Dollhouse

Fiona Davis (2016)

Captive Queen

Alison Weir (2010)

The Pillars of the Earth

Ken Follett (2007)

Celebrity Memoirs, New & Forthcoming

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

Relentless Spirit

Missy Franklin D.A. Franklin (2016)

Scrappy Little Nobody

Anna Kendrick Anna Kendrick (2016)

I Loved Her in the Movies

Robert Wagner Scott Eyman (2016)

Settle for More

Megyn Kelly Megyn Kelly (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!


Hannah Hart Hannah Hart (2016)

In the Embers

Brian Price Jerry Stearns (2015)

The Mountaintop

Katori Hall Aja Naomi King (2016)

Around the Way Girl

Taraji P. Henson Taraji P. Henson (2016)

Doctor Who, Tenth Doctor Tales

Peter Anghelides Catherine Tate (2016)

The Greatest

Muhammad Ali Richard Durham (2016)

American Gods Read-Alikes

Neil Gaiman's wildly popular book is coming to Starz as a new TV series. These are reading suggestions perfect for fans of the book and show alike!

The Library at Mount Char

Scott Hawkins (2015)

The Library at Mount Char

Scott Hawkins Hillary Huber (2015)


Michael Chabon (2016)

I Kill Giants

Joe Kelly J.M. Ken Niimura (2014)

The Night Gardener

Jonathan Auxier (2014)


Michael Chabon Michael Chabon (2016)

April 2017 new releases and must reads

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

If We Were Villains

M. L. Rio Robert Petkoff (2017)


Jennifer McMahon (2017)

Every Body Yoga

Jessamyn Stanley (2017)

The Secrets of My Life

Caitlyn Jenner (2017)

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

J. K. Rowling Newt Scamander (2017)