For the Professional Book Nerds podcast, host Jill sat down with some of her OverDrive co-workers to find out what was their favorite book they read in 2021. From books about witches to cozy romances and non-fiction reads to more books about witches (seriously, witches were big this year), there’s a little bit of everything.

Team OverDrive’s favorite reads of 2021

Payback’s a Witch by Lana Harper
The Girls I’ve Been by Tess Sharpe
Cackle by Rachel Harrison
Slewfoot by Brom
She Who Became the Sun by Shelley Parker-Chan
Portrait of a Scotsman by Evie Dunmore
Sellout by Dan Ozzi
Empire of Pain by Patrick Radden Keefe
It Happened One Summer by Tessa Bailey
The Moon, the Stars and Madame Burova by Ruth Hogan
False Witness by Karin Slaughter
The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna
God’s and Monsters by Shelby Mahurin
The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab
Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Kingdom of the Wicked by Kerri Maniscalo
The Witch’s Heart by Genevieve Gorniched
Somebody’s Daughter by Ashley C. Ford
Cultish by Amanda Montell

Head over to the Professional Book Nerds website to hear all about these great books and why they made the top of Team OverDrive’s reading list!