Here you can find so many book recommendations and reviews from the WordNerds. To watch all of them, use the embedded playlist. To find a specific type of book recommendation, use the list below or the search bar.
Emma Kate talks about #OwnVioces, its importance in the bookish world, and gives some #OwnVoices book recs.
Emma Kate recommends 18 books from 2018.
Rachel Sargeant recommends two great contemporary YA reads–Geekerella by Ashley Poston, and Ramona Blue by Julie Murphy.
Recurring guest WordNerd Kyra Nelson shares some contemporary young adult book recommendations.
Emma Kate reviews A WHOLE NEW WORLD by Liz Braswell, FROM A DISTANT STAR by Karen McQuestion, and THE SCORPIO RULES by Erin Bow.
Meghan Jashinsky does 34 quick, spoiler free book reviews!
Emma Kate loves The Raven Cycle. You probably would too.
Emma Kate shares 4 early 2017 reads that you need to check out.
Why are you here?? You should be reading Cemetery Boys right now! (unless you’ve already read it, in which case carry on) Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/52339313-cemetery-boys
Rachel Sargeant talks about some fantasy novels from 2017 that she enjoyed.
Rachel Sargeant shares some books that seem to straddle the YA and adult categories.
Kellie Sheridan has the BIGGEST WORDNERDS REVIEW VIDEO YET! Here’s reviews of 75 YA books!
Emma Kate shares some books that are great for reading during NaNoWriMo.
Emma Kate talks about ACROSS THE UNIVERSE by Beth Revis.
Emma Kate recommends some audiobooks.
Emma Kate gives two spoiler-free reviews for the audiobook editions of EXIT, PURSUED BY A BEAR by E. K. Johnston, and ANNA DRESSED IN BLOOD by Kendare Blake.
Kellie Sheridan shares some audiobooks worth listening to.
The WordNerds all stop by to share some of their favorite examples of books with strong pacing in order to help anyone who may be trying to learn how to better set the pacing through their own books.
Emma Kate reviews two sequels–SHADOW SCALE by Rachel Hartman and FIREFIGHT by Brandon Sanderson.
Emma Kate recommends some great books featuring characters living with mental illness.
Rachel recommends books that do the classic tropes RIGHT.
Kellie recommends some books to help you get through the rest of this hellscape of a year.
Kellie Sheridan talks about which published books were written during National Novel Writing Month.
Calyn Morgan shares her bucket list as part of her review of SIDE EFFECTS MAY VARY by Julie Murphy.
Emma Kate recommends some of her favorite books from her childhood.
This quarter our book club pick is CLAP WHEN YOU LAND by Elizabeth Acevedo. Did you read the book? What did you think?
Kellie Sheridan talks about Jennifer L. Armentrout and her COVENANT series.
Emma Kate shares what she’s currently reading and what books got her out of her reading rut.
Erica Crouch talks about what she’s read, what she is reading, and what she will be reading.
Desiraye Williams shares some awesome nonfiction books.
Emma shares some of her favorite contemporary novels.
Erica Crouch shares what she’s reading in a totally-normal-not-weird-at-all way.
Rachel Sargeant talks about THE NAME OF THE WIND by Pat Rothfuss and how reading it can help you become a better writer.
Emma Kate recommends two fairy tale retellings.
Kellie Sheridan gives some fantasy book recs.
Rachel Sargeant talks about her favorite Fall 2018 reads. GRIM LOVELIES BLOG POST: https://amodelwhosread.wordpress.com/2018/10/01/blog-tour-grim-lovelies-by-megan-shepard/
Kellie Sheridan shares some of her favorite contemporary books.
Emma Kate talks about her favorite picture books from the last year.
Erica Crouch shares three of her favorite first books in series that have strong female leads.
Emma Kate has been reading so so much, in part for her job and in part because reading is awesome.
Kellie Sheridan gives quick reviews of SIX OF CROWS by Leigh Bardugo, STATION ELEVEN by Emily St. John Mandel, THE UPSIDE OF UNREQUITED by Becky Albertalli, and MISTBORN by Brandon Sanderson.
Meghan Jashinsky talks about Kellie Sheridan’s book, FOUR OF A KIND, and gives away a copy!
Kellie Sheridan recommends some graphic novels.
Kellie Sheridan talks about her favorite graphic novels and comics!
Emma Kate gives an update on her Goodreads challenge, and shares a few recs for books she’s been loving in 2017.
E. Latimer eats candy and gives some Halloween book recommendations.
Emma Kate recommends some books to get you in the Halloween spirit.
Emma Kate shares some books she read while the WordNerds were on hiatus.
Emma Kate recommends some historical novels.
Rachel talks about what makes a book a five star read. Rachel’s Goodreads (come be my friend!): https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/40873875-rachel-sargeant
Rachel Sargeant gives some book recs based on other popular YA titles that you probably like!
Meghan Jashinsky adored ILLUMINAE by Amie Kauffman and Jay Kristoff. Spoiler free!
Happy Sunday, Nerds! In honor of the announcements of 2017’s major book awards, today we’re doing our own totally impromptu but still super awesome/fun book awards.
Rachel Sargeant shares six intimidatingly huge book recommendations.
Kellie Sheridan shares the books she loved most in 2018. Follow Kellie on Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/kelliesheridan
Kellie Sheridan published a book every week in September 2017. Here are those books!
Kellie Sheridan shares some of her very best book recommendations.
Kellie Sheridan talks about the books that have knocked her socks off (so far) in the year 2016. Part 1: Part 2:
Kristen Martin–author and booktuber–shares some of her favorite reads!
In this Sunday Special Live chat, the WordNerds talk about all things spooky in YA lit. And also life.
Meghan Jashinsky talks about VENGEFUL by V.E. Schwab. The first few minutes are SPOILER FREE! And then she gives a big big spoiler warning and talks all about her spoilery feels.
In celebration of Pride month, we’ll be talking about our favorite LGBTQ+ books!
Recorded by Kellie Sheridan while at the AdAstra sci-fi convention in Toronto, several authors share their Young Adult book recs.
Kellie Sheridan shares a few more awesome book recommendations to round out your summer reading list.
Emma talks about some of her favorite graphic novels. Check, Please! Book 1: #Hockey: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/37534577-check-please-book-1 Check, Please! Webcomic: https://checkpleasecomic.com/comic/01-01-01 Nico Bravo and the Hound of Hades: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/31926882-nico-bravo-and-the-hound-of-hades The Giver: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/40796210-the-giver Lighter Than My Shadow: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17456953-lighter-than-my-shadow The Prince and the Dressmaker: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/34506912-the-prince-and-the-dressmaker Lore Olympus on Webtoons: https://www.webtoons.com/en/romance/lore-olympus/list?title_no=1320&page=1
Erica shares what she has read, what she is reading, and what she plans to read next.
Kellie Sheridan recommends some books that are great ones for when you want to keep reading, but also it’s NaNoWriMo and you are creatively exhausted.
Emma Kate gives three book recommendations.
Erica Crouch talks about poetry (particularly Robert Frost) and is excited for her sister’s birthday!
Emma Kate shares some book recs for when you’re participating in NaNoWriMo or are otherwise too busy for longer stories.
Rachel Sargeant shares her top five favorite stand-alones–and only a few of them are contemporary novels. 🙂
Kellie Sheridan talks about reading those old favorites that she already knows she loves.
Kellie Sheridan shares some must-read indie published YA books.
Kellie Sheridan shares some adult books that YA fans might enjoy.
E. Latimer shares some of her favorite recent reads.
Recurring guest WordNerd Kyra Nelson recommends some books.
In honor of the release of THE STRANGE AND DEADLY PORTRAITS OF BRYONY GRAY by E. Latimer, Emma Kate recommends four other retellings of classic novels. Books mentioned in this video: The Strange and Deadly Portraits of Bryony Gray by E. Latimer – https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/32602045 The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde – https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5297 The … Continue reading Retellings of Classic Literature
Emma Kate recommends THE GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO VICE AND VIRTUE by Mackenzi Lee.
Emma Kate reviews three May 2018 book releases.
Books reviewed in this video: There’s Something About Sweetie by Sandhya Menon: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/35583527-there-s-something-about-sweetie Don’t Date Rosa Santos by Nina Moreno: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/41717246-don-t-date-rosa-santos
Erica Crouch recommends some series that have steamy romances.
Calyn Morgan and the rest of the WordNerds received ARCs of DAMSEL DISTRESSED by Kelsey Macke and LOVED IT. Here Calyn does the Say Yes to Distressed tag and talks about how amazing the book is.
Desiraye Williams talks about a few popular book series that she will not be reading to the end.
Rachel Sargeant shares some series that are worth a reread!
Meghan Jashinsky reviews DENTON LITTLE’S DEATH DATE by Lance Rubin.
Emma Kate recommends some standalone novels.
Meghan Jashinsky recommends supporting some of the Strange Chemistry authors because of the closure of the publishing house.
Emma Kate does so many book reviews! Books in this video: Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani Chokshi: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/36222611-aru-shah-and-the-end-of-time Save the Date by Morgan Matson: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/32333338-save-the-date Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/34726469-sky-in-the-deep Winner Take All by Laurie Devore: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/34499209-winner-take-all Dread Nation by Justina Ireland: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/30223025-dread-nation Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson: … Continue reading Ten Book Reviews in 6 Minutes
Calyn Morgan talks about the classics and rectifying the lack of classics she has read.
Meghan Jashinsky loves THE DIVINERS by Libba Bray and thinks you would too.
Kellie Sheridan put off reading THE GLASS SENTENCE by S. E. Grove for far too long, but now she has read it! Here is her review.
Emma Kate gives spoiler free reviews of THE ROSE AND THE DAGGER by Renee Ahdieh and SUFFER LOVE by Ashley Herring Blake.
Erica Crouch talks about how awesome THESE BROKEN STARS by Amie Kauffman and Meagan Spooner is. Spoiler free!
Rachel Sargeant shares three books that have really impressed her lately.
Kellie Sheridan shares three recommendations across three different genres.
Rachel Sargeant shares some thriller book recommendations.
Erica Crouch shares some reads that she thinks are underrated.
In this Sunday Special live chat, the WordNerds talk about the books that they love that aren’t getting enough buzz!
Emma Kate shares five YA novels with vegetarian main characters.
Erica Crouch talks about WE WERE LIARS by E. Lockhart.