Monday, March 13, 2017

What we're reading in TLS this week:

There’s plenty to love about this week’s TLS rec list. We’re excited about a well-loved re-post, a couple of surprise updates out of nowhere, and some brand new fics that are updating regularly. What more could we ask for! Dive in, find a new favorite, then let the writers know TLS sent you. Enjoy!

♥ Nic & Six  




A May to December Romance by Positively Fourth Street

http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6632226/1/A_May_to_December_Romance
My name is Isabella Swan and today, I signed a contract that would put me in the steel tight clutches of a man I didn't know, for four years. A girl's gotta pay for college somehow, right? AH. Come meet 'Sugar Daddy' Edward. Rated M

Abbracciare Il Cantante by AKABrattyVamp
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12389830/1/
I am re-posting the first fanfic I ever wrote. It is not edited, or unchanged at all. Way back in the day, I wondered what would have happened if Edward left Forks when Bella arrived. SM provided awesome characters and inspiration. All of the what-ifs were mine. The mistakes are mine, too. Rated M

Breakdown by Felecity Deadwood
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/7694688/1/Breakdown
What if Charlie and Renee institutionalized Bella after Edward left and it only damaged her further? What if Edward returned to beg her to take him back only to find her broken? Could his love repair the damage? B/E Canon couples. NOW COMPLETE. Rated M

Free by cynosure23
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12053442/1/Free
Bella has never been free. But maybe Edward can change that. Rated M

Girl Code by LayAtHomeMom
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10486974/1/
Friends are forever, boys are whatever - unless it's Edward Cullen. Then the gloves come off. Rated M

Hay Bales and Hot Bylines by KoalaLou
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12246981/1/Hay-Bales-and-Hot-Bylines
My entry in the Falling Into Autumn Contest. I won Judges Vote – 1st Place, Public Vote 3rd Place, and 2 Judges Picks. "My first serious journalistic field assignment was to cover the 35th Forks Fall Festival. Who do I run up against but the hottest byline in the county...I couldn't believe this was happening. "Out of all the guys in Forks, it was him. Of course it was him." Rated M

Infinite Visibility by TheFicChick
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9198986/1/Infinite-Visibility
"Bella, I'm not perfect." "I've loved perfect before, and he broke me anyway." (A "Twilight"/"Remember Me" crossover.) Rated M

Inhuman Nature by LyricalKris
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12015038/1/
This is the story of two vampires. One sinister monster who collected the humanity of others. One who struggled to find the humanity he lost. This is the story of one human. Victimized by one, saved by the other, thrown into the middle of a myth, saddled with a secret terror of one monster she could only share with another. You don't need to be human to be humane. Rated M

In the Land of Sweetwater by Anna.who.was.mad
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12388967/1/
Summer. 1957. Sixteen year old Isabella is unexpectedly thrown into the unforgiving hive of wealth and excess that is Sweetwater, Virginia. When she befriends a beautiful boy with shadows of his own, the two uncover a shocking web of lies that irrevocably tie them together. Rated M

Masen Days by PurelyAmuse
http://www.fanfiction.net/s/7295348/1/Masen_Days
3rd Place Winner in the Boys on Boards contest! Now an EXPANDED multi-chap! Bella meets Masen at the local skate park. He's a quiet, mysterious loner. She wants to help him, love him even. Will he let her? Or will he skate away like he always does? AH Twilight  Rated M

More Than Skin Deep by purpleC305
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11837255/1/More-than-Skin-Deep
A simple experiment turns into a passion-filled night for both, nerdy Bella and motocross racer, Edward. It's a night that neither forgets. Burdened with darkness of their own, can they be more than only half truths? Forgetting it as a lustful desire or fighting for what really matters - what will win at the end? **Control. Possess. Seduce. Contest entry. Won 2 awards** HEA. Rated M

Stricken by myonlyheroin
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12391314/1/Stricken
Grief affects everyone differently. Some flounder. Some ignore it all together. Some Just move on and go through the motions. But some remain stagnate, trapped in their grief, allowing it to consume them completely. Epov. Olderward. AH Rated M

Tangled Up in Blue by TxBirdie
http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5945379/1/Tangled_Up_In_Blue
Edward Cullen is looking for inspiration to write THE American novel. Bella Swan is looking for inspiration, any inspiration, to pull her from her doldrums existence. But what they find in each other, neither of them could have expected. Rated M

The Student Teacher by Olivejuice26
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11236795/10/The-Student-Teacher
High school English teacher Bella Swan is content in a job that she loves, spending her days doing her life's passion. Things get interesting when a handsome young student teacher is assigned to work with her for a semester. Can she focus on her job, or will young Mr. Cullen be the distraction she didn't realize she wanted? Rated M

Vices by allihavetodoisdream
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11335933/1/Vices
A struggling girl lives a colorless life. Until it all changes and her world is filled with neon-bright color. She soon gets swept away in the luxury and glamour of her new life. But everything comes with a price. ExB. Rated M for violence, drug use, language, and sexual content. Rated M

Monday, February 27, 2017

What we're reading in TLS this week:

We have a diverse variety of fic choices to help improve your Monday. We have some fledgling fics, some established ones capturing our attention with every update, and some old faithfuls we are revisiting. Whatever your taste in fic, we have a sample of something just for you! We hope you enjoy these as much as we have. Be sure to let the author know where you saw them recommended when you leave them some love. Happy Reading!

♥ Nic & Six 




Accidentally in Love by Missus T
A personal ad for a fake fiancée leads to something they never expected. Two lonely souls discover that faking it might be the best thing that ever happened to them. ExB AH Rated M

Dark Thing Make a Myth of Yourself by bicyclesarecool
"I feel her before I see her, the hairs on the back of my neck stand up in attention. When I shut my locker, she's parting the crowd like the red sea. Bella Swan is looking right at me, a smirk poised on her dark lips and something fierce in her dark eyes. There's something about her, something otherworldly. A storm is coming and I feel like i'm about to be caught in it."  Rated M

Derivation by cupcakeriot
(noun) derivation. the obtaining of something from a source or origin. "All it takes is a touch," Bella says - and that is how she reveals that there is more to her than meets the eye. Little did she realize that she also had a derivation, one that she could scarcely predict. A Twilight Re-Telling. Rated M

Empty Chairs at Empty Tables by Lyrical Kris
The wake of a tragedy—a school shooting—has far reaching consequences. Edward was living his life as though he had to make up for the four people who died in front of his eyes. Bella's life had been blown apart before it really started. Two strangers who happened to come back to the scene of the crime on the same day. Rated M

Incognito by Ericastwilight
Edward Cullen just wants to join the masses at an annual event, but he needs a disguise. Will the young artist help him walk around incognito or expose him before the day even starts? A birthday fic for MyHeroin1 Rated M

Key West by Pattyrose
Bella is 5 minutes away from what's to be her happiest day - when a phone call changes it all. Frustrated and pissed-off, she embarks on a 10 day vacay to Key West, hoping for some space in which to clear her head, but when she meets the cocky, flirty and sexy-as-sin diving instructor, her plans take a much steamier turn. Rated M

More than Anyone by MujerN
He's my older sister's good friend. He is rugged, warm, and cool in his tweed pea coat. His sneakers worn like he'd walked through a lifetime and just got back. All he did was walk through the door every morning. He knows things but not about me. I am shredded with love. Rated M

My Sweet Variable by LifeInTheSnow
He white-knuckles his pen, dragging a line of ink across the page. I can guess which passage he's marking: "All things truly wicked start from an innocence." Hemingway wouldn't have known about us. No one does. Teenage E/B, AH, quasi-dystopian. Rated M

Perdition by MeteorOnAMoonlessNight
If your life was all you had to give your beloved, how could you not give it? I had to do it to save him. Rated M

Quarantine by MandyLeigh87
This could have been your typical high school romance. Boy meets girl. They fall in love. Live happily ever after. But when a deadly illness breaks out in Forks, students at Forks' High have to put the romance aside and do what they can to stay alive. Even if that means losing a few friends along the way. Rated M 

The Other Twin by symphiann
Edward left home ten years ago over bad blood and angry words. Now a family tragedy brings him back to the place he swore to never return to. Will he find forgiveness and maybe something a little more. AH, AU, CANON. Rated M

The Student Body by Drotuno
When Bella's subject drops out of her experiment with less than two months left before her thesis is due, she panics. In walks Edward Cullen, best friend and fellow med student. Staying clinical may prove difficult when things get personal. Rated M

The Veil by Belladonna Cullen
You always have the choice between life and death... until you don't. There is poetry at the beginning and end of our journey, but it's what you make of the interim that counts. BxE
Rated M

Thrust by exboyfriend
Navigating a town she left long ago, Bella finds herself caught in the midst of an age-old rivalry, an inked bad-boy and one complicated Edward Cullen. She'll be forced to choose between danger and safety, what her heart truly wants and what's best. This is the story of the thrills and the rush that serenade the calm and the hush, and this is the ride she'll be thrust into. Rated M

Unsteady by 2carm2carm2
One night, successful businesswoman, Bella, stumbles upon Edward stitching up his bloodied face in the office. Edward is unfriendly and rude and people at Cullen Consulting Inc don't trust him. Soon, Bella becomes obsessed with figuring out what he is hiding from them all and when she finds out, she gets drawn into a world of danger, in which one wrong move will lead to death. Rated M

Monday, February 13, 2017

What we're reading in TLS this week:

Happy Monday Lemonade lovers! We’re bringing you a sweet new list with a variety of Edwards we think you will love, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Remember to leave the authors love and encouragement in the form of a review. Enjoy!

♥ Nic & Six



Boycotting Valentine’s Day by Jennlynnfs
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/5681116/1/Boycotting-Valentine-s-Day
Valentine's Day approaches, but Bella chooses to hang out with her best friend Alice. They decide to boycott Valentine's Day. Non-Valentine's Day activites are planned, including no boys. But, Alice's brothers, Edward and Emmett, don't count, right? Rated M

Break Even by SparklyMeg
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10108425/1/Break-Even
Bella is bitter and jaded, her heart like a mismatched jigsaw puzzle. Can a cute stranger on a train help her put the pieces back together? "When a heart breaks, it doesn't break even." Two-shot Valentine's Day story. Rated M

Designated Hitter by esmegrace
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10533355/1/Designated-Hitter
Orthopedic surgeon Bella Swan encounters the last person she ever expected to see again on Valentine's Day no less. Can she remain professional with Major League pitcher Edward Masen given their pasts? Rated M

Eight Days by Windchymes
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11885557/1/Eight-Days
A lot can happen in eight days... Rated M

Even In Death by Drotuno
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12270478/1/Even-In-Death
A month after losing his wife, Edward Masen was taking it one day at a time, trying to simply survive the torrent of grief. Surrounded by memories of their life together and messages she left, he was already questioning his sanity when his phone lit up in the middle of the night... with her picture and number. EPOV/OOC/AU Rated M

Hello, Goodbye by FallingInLoveInDecember
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12351843/1/Hello-Goodbye
A victim on youth and adult situations. Tragedy that refused to heal struck and Bella ran from Edward and their upcoming marriage. Five years later she returns when Carlisle Cullen leaves her a portion of his ranch in his will only to be confronted with all the ghosts she left behind- including an angry, cold, and unforgiving Edward. Rated M

Me and You by cynosure23
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12317261/1/Me-and-You/
It's all about me and you. Rated M

My Shipper Heart by Marvar
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11511081/1/My-Shipper-Heart
Edward wasn't looking for anyone, but he found her just the same. It's too bad she thinks he's just a client. Rated M

Shadow Mission by Maxigrumpling
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10937150/1/Shadow-Mission
Actor Edward Cullen is rich, famous & sexy as ere's just one fly in the ointment.He can't keep the other personalities in his head straight.Emmett, his bodyguard, needs help sorting his charge out.Enter his 'crew', Alice the hacker, Jasper his second, Rose the shrink...and Bella, the girl who's father gave his life to protect Edward's. If only he remembered why. Rated M

Six Different Ways Inside My Heart by April09-TW
http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6942937/1/Six-Different-Ways-Inside-My-Heart
Bella & Edward meet when she is diagnosed with a life threatening
disease & he is recovering from knee surgery. She confides her fears
to him; he changes his life because of her. A journey through the
confusion, awkwardness, pain & beauty of first love. Rated M

So Alive by IdPattThat
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12333082/1/So-Alive
Sometimes people come into your life just when you need them the most.  Rated M

The Book Keeper by Sancheaazy
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12320808/1/The-Book-Keeper
CIA agent Bella Swan lives a meticulous, by-the-book life. Her world is turned upside down after she's given a high profile case. Does she tell the truth, or does she continue to lie to the man she's fallen in love with in order to bring down one of the worlds biggest crime bosses? AH. Rated M.

Unfinished by Remedy25
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11999153/1/
We were friends until two years ago, when he left. I moved on until he moved back. Now, we just might be able to be friends again-or I'm just fooling myself. Oh, and also, that guy I just assaulted in the coffee shop? Apparently he's my new boss... Rated M

Valentine’s Day V-Card by Lellabeth
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9725060/1/Valentine-s-Day-V-Card
Band geeks Edward and Bella each believe they're the only virgin in their class, destined to be an outcast in college. When they discover each other's V-Card holder status, Bella comes up with a plan to solve their problem. Birthday fic for GeekChic12. Rated M

Where I Belong by bnpwrites
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12219270/2/Where-I-Belong
Bella Swan never expected superstar Edward Cullen to wander into Walgreen's and she never expected him to change her life. Rated M

Monday, January 30, 2017

What we're reading in TLS this week:

TLS has been reading and discussing these ten fics this past week and we wanted to share them with you! We hope you enjoy these stories and authors as much as we have. Don’t forget to leave the author some love in a review. Happy Reading!

♥ Nic & Six



Beautiful World by WonWordful
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/7791614/1/Beautiful-World
It's a time when chaos, terror and curses reign supreme. No one is truly free but some have even less than others. The meeting of two souls, twin desires in a sea of secrets, is a struggle for trust and meaning. AU/Dark/Vampire Dystopia. Rated M

Ex Delicto by MeteorOnAMoonlessNight
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12177956/3/Ex-Delicto
An imprisoned man who's run out of options to prove his innocence, a young attorney volunteering her time to help the wrongly convicted, and the actual criminal walking around free for ten years. The consequences of a crime are far reaching and often unseen. Rated M

Invictus by Moonchild707
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11811929/1/Invictus
With her father dead and nothing more than a truck full of boxes, Bella Swan embarks on a journey to California. Fuelled by distant dreams brought to her through an old letter from her estranged brother, Bella finds that the Golden State is not all sunny beaches and blowing palm trees. A story about reuniting after tragedy, and about what it means to be family. Rated M

Saudade by Violet Bliss
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12326133/1/Saudade
Unhappy with her monotonous and seemingly aimless life, 24 year-old Bella Swan sends a wish up into the universe for more. It answers, leading her back to Forks, for a chance to fulfil the destiny always planned for her. But will the reluctant, handsome and butterscotch-eyed Dr Edward Cullen let her? AU. Rated M

Thank You For Waiting by love-tart
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/8913601/1/Thank-You-For-Waiting
When a mysterious stranger moves in next door to Bella in the middle of the night, he awakens something inside her that she didn't even realize she yearned for. One shot written for the Mine To Mark contest. Rated M

The Last House on Blackberry Lane by shouldbecleaning
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12301913/1/The-Last-House-on-Blackberry-Lane
A small New England town, a house shrouded in mystery and a young man who is come from away. Rated M

The Watcher by Tottteacher
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11848233/1/The-Watcher
The vampire world has changed now that the Vampires have realized things as they once knew them were wrong. It is only Edward's ability to read minds that allows him to be the watcher to uncover everyone's secrets. Rated M

Tie the Knot by Payton79
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11681074/1/Tie-the-Knot
Statistics say arranged marriages have a better chance at lasting. Is that still true if the couple is chosen by a group of experts and married on TV with at least one partner in it for the wrong reasons? A lost bet, the promise of money and a stranger for a bride. Will confirmed bachelor Edward Masen find a match made in heaven or hell? Inspired by the show Married at First Sight. Rated M

Whispers by hereforthestories11
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11726884/1/Whispers
New in town, Edward decides to have a little fun with the students of Forks High. He had no idea how a few simple whispers could cause such horrible consequences. Rated M

White Collar Boxing by RosieRathbone
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10694377/1/White-Collar-Boxing
Retired boxer-turned CEO, Edward Cullen, is about to face his biggest challenge yet when he is landed with his teenage daughter for the summer. With the help of his feisty PA, Bella, maybe they can find something to bond over? Rated M