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We're not just book nerds. We're professional book nerds! We are staff librarians who work at OverDrive, the leading app for eBooks and audiobooks from public libraries and schools. It's our job to discuss books all day long so we thought, "Why not share the conversation!" Hear about the best books we've read, get recommendations, and learn about the hottest books coming out that we can't wait to dive into. Every title discussed is available to borrow through public libraries. Get started reading at overdrive.com and subscribe to our podcast today!
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Mar 24, 2016

Episode Overview

Book adaptations on the big and small screen are all the rage and several upcoming films have the OverDrive staff super excited. In this week's episode, Adam and Jill discuss their favorite page to screen titles, share favorites from some OverDrive users, and also talk about the upcoming adaptations they are most anxious to see.

Share your own favorite Page to Screen titles by finding OverDrive on Facebook at facebook.com/OverDriveforLibraries and Twitter @OverDriveLibs or you can email the podcast directly at feedback@overdrive.com 

 

Featured OverDrive Staff

Jill and Adam

 

Titles Discussed in this episode 

Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling

Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

The Magician's Nephew by C.S. Lewis

Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin

The BFG by Roald Dahl

James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl

Matilda by Roald Dahl

Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption from Different Seasons by Stephen King

IT by Stephen King

The Green Mile by Stephen King

Cujo by Stephen King

The Tommyknockers by Stephen King

The Shining by Stephen King

Carrie by Stephen King

The Princess Bride by William Goldman

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

Let the Right One In (book) by John Ajvide Lindqvist

Let the Right One In (foreign film)

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot

The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro

Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

The Neverending Story by Michael Ende

The Martian by Andy Weir

Coraline by Neil Gaiman

The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood

Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card

The Giver (book) by Lois Lowry 

The Giver (movie)

The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett 

American Gods by Neil Gaiman

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Allegiant by Veronica Roth

Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

 

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"Buddy" provided royalty free from www.bensound.com 

 

Podcast Overview

We're not just book nerds: we're professional book nerds and the staff librarians who work at OverDrive, the leading app for eBooks and audiobooks available through public libraries and schools. Hear about the best books we've read, get personalized recommendations, and learn about the hottest books coming out that we can't wait to dive into. For more great reads, find OverDrive on Facebook and Twitter

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