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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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Feb 4, 2016

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Episode Overview

Valentine's Day is just around the corner so the staff librarians here at OverDrive decided to dedicate an episode to the Romance genre. But because we are all such well-rounded readers, we cover more than just your typical "bodice rippers," discussing some young adult titles and Amish romances, but also titles perfect for Galentine's Day and those single on this particular holiday. Of course, we can't discuss the Romance genre without mentioning some of our favorite punny titles as well. 

 

Featured OverDrive Staff

Jill, Rachel W., Liz 

 

Intro (0:00-3:19)

 

Recent Reads (3:20-10:54)

Boy In the Black Suit by Jason Reynolds

This Raging Light by Estelle Laure

The Painter's Daughter by Julie Klassen

The Rogue Not Taken by Sarah MacLean

 

Favorite Punny Titles (10:55-13:00)

A Rogue By Any Other Name by Sarah MacLean

One Good Earl Deserves A Lover by Sarah MacLean

A Scot in the Dark by Sarah MacLean

Say Yes to the Marquess by Tessa Dare

Love in the Time of Scandal by Caroline Linden

Cold-Hearted Rake by Lisa Kleypas

No Groom at the Inn by Megan Frampton

 

Jane Austen Retellings & Amish Romances (13:01-17:22)

Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld, author of Prep

First Impressions by Sarah Price

Second Chances by Sarah Price

 

Readers Advisory Recommendations (17:23-37:08) 

Galentine's Day Reads

Quirky Alone Day Reads

 

Pre-Pubs and Other Books (37:09-End)

From This Moment by Elizabeth Camden

Monsters: A Love Story by Liz Kaye

The Hating Game by Sally Thorne

Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

The Luckiest Lady In London by Sherry Thomas

 

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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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