Track 42: Recs from Charlotte

Welcome to episode forty-two of the Mixtape Book Club Podcast.

In this episode, Ellen and Mal share some recommendations for fics given to them while at the Creation Supernatural convention in Charlotte. Fics include The Law of Equivalent Exchange by awed_frog, Seek to Know You Better by ahurston, and plenty more.

You can find our Mixtape Book Club Ao3 collection here, containing the stories we’ve discussed on the podcast so far.

As always, Mixtape Book Club contains fic spoilers, swearing and discussion of adult topics. Please listen at your own discretion, with attention paid to any little ears that might be nearby!

A transcript is available for this episode.

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The Law of Equivalent Exchange by awed_frog (00:08:55)

Published in 2015, 61k words, M

“And what’s the point of it?”

“Of love? There isn’t one. Loving is its own purpose.”

Seek to Know You Better by ahurston (00:23:05)

Published in 2021, 32,762 words, E

Dean and Cas, a long stretch of highway, and 36 questions empirically designed to make two people fall in love.

As if they weren’t already.

Other recommended fics (00:37:15)

Thank you to Stacy (@Stacy729), Axis Mundi Impala (@3_layer_dean), Anna (@RavenEsuna), Karen, Kelsey, Brittany, Stealthstiel, followyourenergy, Desirae, and Jess for your recs!

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Got a fic to recommend? Please let us know, we’d love to hear from you!

Our intro music is “Angel with a Shotgun” by The Cab, arranged by Ellen.

6 Replies to “Track 42: Recs from Charlotte”

  1. Vera

    I’m so pleased someone recced Angel Cookies. That is one fic I would always recommend to anyone. It’s like a warm blanket – and cookies. 😊

  2. Stacy

    Love this episode! I actually love every episode but you featured my fic recommendations so I’m finally leaving a comment. 😆

    Also happy anniversary!

  3. Bek

    Small Everyday Deeds by Featherthief it was a very happy discovery. It’s going to be probably reread at least every month. I have other stories to read but the moment I finished reading it, I just started it over. I’ll have to go back through to find out what podcast one was my favorite but I at least wanted to comment about this awesome story.

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