Recommendations

The podcasters recommend stuff during every show. The recommendations are listed on that episode’s blog post, but we thought it would be good to start collecting them in one place. They are loosely organized into “Books”, “Movies/TV”, and “Websites/Other Stuff”, and each includes the name of the recommender in parentheses.

NOTE: This list is current through the end of December, 2011. Since then, the podcasters have been posting their recommendations on Pinterest. Enjoy!

Books
Mac Slater Hunts the Cool by Tristan Bancks (Cathie Sue)
For The Win by Cory Doctorow (Emily)
We Hear The Dead by Diane Salerni (Cathie Sue)
Revolver by Marcus Sedgwick (Cathie Sue)
Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan (Emily)
Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow – free online at Craphound.com (Karl)
62 Projects to Make With a Dead Computer and Other Discarded Electronics by Randy Sarafan (Karl)
The Magicians by Lev Grossman (Adrienne)
Infinite Days by Rebecca Maizel (Cathie Sue)
Finding My Place by Traci L. Jones (Adrienne)
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Steig Larsson (Emily)
Yotsuba&! by Kiyohiko Azuma (Emily)
From Cover to Cover: Evaluating and Reviewing Children’s Books by Kathleen T. Horning (Cathie Sue)
The Mortal Instruments Series by Cassandra Clare (Adrienne)
Gladiator Boy by David Grimstone (Cathie Sue)
Library Wars: Love and War vol 1 by Hiro Arikawa (Cathie Sue)
Mercury by Hope Larson (Emily)
Sweet Tooth by Jeff Lemire (Emily)
Fantastic Secret of Owen Jester by Barbara O’Connor (Cathie Sue)
I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore (Cathie Sue)
Guardians of the Flame: Sleeping Dragon by Joel Rosenberg (Karl)
The Monstrumologist by Rick Yancey (Adrienne)
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie and The Weed that Strings the Hangman’s Bag by C. Alan Bradley (Cathie Sue)
Fade to Blue by Sean Beaudoin (Karl)
Tales of the Madman Underground by John Barnes (Karl)
author Tamora Pierce (Emily)
author John Green (Emily) and the Nerdfighters
I Shall Wear Midnight by Terry Pratchett (Jenny)
Me, Myself, and Ike by K. L. Denman (Adrienne)
The Lost Art of the Great Speech by Richard Dowis (Adrienne)
Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas by Tom Robbins (Karl)
Cooking for Geeks by Jeff Potter (Karl)
Alice in Sunderland by Bryan Talbot (Karl)
Lost by Jacqueline Davies (Karl)
Silk by Caitlin R Kiernan (Karl)

Movies/TV
Grifters – 1990 film (Adrienne)
Miller’s Crossing – 1990 film (Adrienne)
Castle – ABC series (Emily)
So You Think You Can Dance – FOX series (Adrienne)
Leverage – TNT series (Emily)
Clean House – Style Network series (Adrienne)
Fight Club – 1999 film (Cathie Sue)
Mad Men – AMC series (Adrienne)
IT Crowd – BBC series (Emily)
Labyrinth – 1986 film (Karl)
The Walking Dead – AMC series (Emily)
Psych – USA series (Emily)
Sherlock – BBC/PBS series (Emily)
Creepshow – 1982 film (Karl)
NOVA ScienceNow – PBS series (Emily)

Websites/Other Stuff
iBookshelf iPhone app (Adrienne)
Instructables website (Karl)
@cathiesue on Twitter (Cathie Sue)
Nancy Keane – @booktalker on Twitter (Cathie Sue)
WorldCat iPhone app (Cathie Sue)
ICE (In Case of Emergency) Contact on your mobile phone (Cathie Sue)
#dearpublisher Twitter hashtag (Cathie Sue)
Marvel iPhone App; DC iPhone App (Cathie Sue)
Forever Young Adult blog (Emily)
Grooveshark website (Adrienne)
@4everYA on Twitter (Emily)
@librainiac on Twitter (Emily)
Eat more fiber (Cathie Sue)
Do NOT leave cell phone charging in a hot car (Karl)
The Slate Culture Gabfest podcast (Adrienne)
The Slate Spoiler Special podcast (Adrienne)
Renew your driver’s license! (Adrienne)
ThinkGeek.com (Cathie Sue)
To Write Love On Her Arms (Karl)
Ignite events – Seattle, Tulsa, OKC (Karl)
Zombie Risk (alternate board game rules) (Karl)
Major Spoilers.com, Major Spoilers Podcast, and Major Spoilers Critical Hit – D&D Podcast (Karl)
Mildred Laughlin 2010 Festival of the Book (Emily)
Television Without Pity.com (Adrienne)
The Oatmeal – Comics, Quizzes, and Stories (Jenny)
World’s Ugliest Couch Contest (Emily)
The E.B. White Read Aloud Awards (Adrienne)
Adopt a Shelter Pet. Adopt a Greyhound and Hounds of the Heartland (Emily)
The “Why You Little Slytherin” game at Geekologie (Cathie Sue)
The Romantic Times Book Review (Cathie Sue)
Cooking Around the World (Adrienne)

Treehouse Cottages in Eureka Springs, AR (Emily)
Moleskine Journals (Adrienne)
TV Turnoff Week (Cathie Sue)

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