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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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Aug 4, 2016

In today's episode Jill chats with Christina and Sarah about why they all love Dystopian books and what makes these titles so enchanting. They also discuss the idea of Utopias and if they can exist without dystopias being a part of the world. Naturally, they also have loads of book recommendations as well. Be sure to check out overdrive.com for a complete Professional Book Nerds reading list to sample and borrow all the titles they discussed! 

Reading Recommendations:

Crimson Bound by Rosamund Hodge

 

Fire and Flood by Victoria Scott

 

A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

 

The Road by Cormac McCarthy

 

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

 

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

 

Children of Men by P.D. James

 

Matched by Allie Condie

 

The Fifth Wave by Rick Yancey

 

Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen

 

The Selection by Kiera Cass

 

The Traitor Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickinson

 

Prince of Thornes by Mark Lawrence

 

Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood

 

Seveneves by Neal Stephenson

 

On the Edge of Gone by Corinne Dyvis

 

The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan

 

The Masked City by Genevieve Cogman

 

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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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