Monday, April 24, 2017

What we're reading in TLS this week:

We are enjoying reading and discussing a few new stories this week at TLS. Trying to find the next big addiction, as always! We dusted off a few old favorites, as well. Stories we forgot about and that some haven’t read before. We hope you enjoy this week’s collection of fics, as much as we do. Please leave the writers some love in the form of a review, and let them know where you saw them recommended!

♥ Nic & Six



A Few Tables Away by drotuno
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11436441/1/A-Few-Tables-Away
Edward spent most of his life trying to be invisible until he got to college. All alone, 3000 miles from home, there's only one person he wishes would see him. His Library Girl, just a few tables away. Rated M

A Thousand Leaves by BellaSunshine
http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6276284/1/A-Thousand-Leaves
Isabella Swan grew up as the best friend of Alice Cullen, younger sister of Edward Cullen, who was never nice to Bella despite her being an "honorary Cullen." Everything changes when Edward is sent to prison for the murder of Bella's mother. Rated M

Between Us by Nuttyginger
http://www.fanfiction.net/s/8442865/1/Between_Us
He was the same and different all in one body. The boy I had once loved had turned into a man...temptation in a tie, had swagger for days...and a curious British lilt that makes my insides tumble. Could we ever be what we were or am I just completely screwed? Rated M

Dank by nadiak
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9949005/1/Dank
She wants a thrill and she finds it in the bad boy from the dangerous side of the tracks. Watch them both intertwine themselves into worlds they never even belonged in. Learning the best lesson there is. We're all different but yet the same. 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

Hold Me Down by peristew
http://www.fanfiction.net/s/7949385/1/Hold_Me_Down
Not me. That's who this girl is. She is not me. And for the first time, Edward wants someone who is not me. The tequila sits at the bottom of my stomach and begins to grow tentacles. I am tequila brave. Rated M

Masen Has Fallen by OtherRootVegetable
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12401004/1/Masen-Has-Fallen
College Junior, Edward Masen's life has taken hit after hit, and he's just trying to get by as best he can. When the girl he's convinced is 'the one' stumbles into his life; he's not prepared for her or the utter disarray she brings into his life. Rated M

Outbound by aftrnoondlight
http://www.fanfiction.net/s/7239880/1/Outbound
Two beautiful souls humbly traveling life's lonely path, until fate suddenly shows her hand. Will Edward and Bella surrender willingly... A tender, romantic tale of love and life in the clouds. Rated M

The American President by rushed
http://www.fanfiction.net/s/8213149/1/The-American-President
As the President of the United States, Edward Cullen finds it difficult to meet women. So his brother secretly employs the services of an escort agency to help fulfill certain presidential needs. Rated M

The Day Shift by MrsLMB
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12453162/1/The-Day-Shift
Dr. Edward Cullen was hell-bent on making Bella Swan’s life hard. And her job as a new RN at Forks Hospital , for that matter. She had no idea what she had done to deserve his wrath. And she’s had just about enough of him. She was not going to sit back and allow him to treat her this way… All human. For mature eyes only. Rated M

The Heart of Darkness by myotherlife
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9161761/1/The-Heart-of-Darkness
F.B.I agents Edward Cullen and Emmett McCarty rely on psychologist Bella Swan to help them solve their most complicated cases. But when a new case exposes the secret that Bella has kept hidden, can Edward save her before it is too late? 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 Princess and the E by CLWN
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/6920528/1/The-Princess-and-the-E
When Bella meets the mysterious 'E' he calls her his Princess and she's soon drawn into his dangerous world of organised crime. But this is no fairytale, so when Edward finds himself in trouble, it's up to his Princess to save him. Rated M

The Ritual by araeo
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/4939575/1/The-Ritual
Bella is an alcoholic struggling to deal with her traumatic past. When she meets Edward in the bar she frequents, will his help be enough to save her? Edward has just returned to Seattle and has secrets of his own when it comes to Bella. Rated M

Unexpected by RockRaven244
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/7037151/1/Unexpected
An unexpected event throws Bella into the hands of the Chicago mob. Can Bella accept the path her new life is taking? And how will Edward come to terms with the idea that he is responsible for Bella's safety? Rated M

Monday, April 10, 2017

What we're reading in TLS this week:

We have discovered some new stories in the fandom over the past couple weeks and TLS is really enjoying the new blood. A few established stories have also come to our attention and we wanted to share those with you, as well! Check them out and leave the writers some encouragement with a review, telling them where you found their story. Enjoy your rendezvous with reading!

♥ Nic & Six



Bella Swan USSS SPAM by LillianBroderick 
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11915912/1/Bella-Swan-USSS-SPAM
Bella had worked hard  and studied hard. She graduated at the top of class. What would her  first assignment be? Rated M

Condemned to Us (Not Such A Bad Thing) by Cruiz107
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11045363/1/Condemned-to-Us-Not-Such-A-Bad-Thing
"Don't act like it's a bad thing to fall in love with me.'Cause you might look around and find your dreams come true, with me Spent all your time and your money just to find out that my love was free." Bella's selfish decision will tie Edward to her for at least eighteen years, but some people refuse to be bound. Rated M

Devil In Me by myonlyheroin
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11286422/1/Devil-In-Me
I've lived for over a century. I've killed, not at all caring who my victims were. I've had my fair share of obsessions, but this new one may just be the end of me. Her scent, her blood was determined to break the devil in me...free. Darkvampward AU/OOC Rated M

Edward’s Isabella by dancer54
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12407218/1/Edward-s-Isabella
Edward Cullen has abstained from human blood for over a century. Present-day Chicago, he uses his gift of telepathy to solve crimes, during an investigation he hears a madman planning to murder an innocent young woman. While intervening on her behalf, Edward loses his superior control, becoming fixated on the song of her sweet blood crying out to him. Will he answer? Rated M

Just One Look by Edward’s Eternal
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12427001/1/
Just one look. That's all it took. I was his. All he had to do was ask. Rated M

Kaleidoscope by myotherlife
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12392293/3/Kaleidoscope
Carl Jung once said that the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being. If this is indeed true, what purpose do we serve if everything we are is a lie? Does existence define us, or do we define existence? Boldly, I walk towards my destiny to find out. (Full summary in Chapter One.) Rated M

Old School by bornonhalloween
https://www.fanfiction.net/12286291/1
He’s old school, and I think I like it! 2nd Place Judges’ and Public Votes, P.S. I LOVE YOU CONTEST. Rated M

On The Line by NewTwilightFan
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11037257/1/On-The-Line
New Quantico graduate Agent Isabella Swan is assigned to go under cover with a partner she's never met. Their mission will require every ounce of their skill, cunning, and discipline. . . then it will demand more. Agent Swan is totally green. Agent Masen is an enigma. Trust will be the least of their challenges when they discover how much is really on the line. Rated M

Red Ranger by 2brown-eyes
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12417694/1/Red-Ranger
When Bella left years ago, she never had a chance to say good-bye to her friends. When she returns, she's shocked to see that the 'group' was no longer intact. Will she be the one to get them back together, or will something else prevent it from happening. Rated M

Summer Rain by Ninkita
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12428019/1/Summer-Rain
She walked in, with her attitude and a polka dot umbrella. Whatever else I expected this miserable, rainy night, it definitely wasn't this. Rated M

Sweet Surrender by LyricalKris
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12399974/1/Sweet-Surrender
The last thing you expect to see in a cupcake supply shop is a very large man in a pink, frilly apron. Then again, Emmett McCarty wasn't ever what anyone expected, least of all his boss, Bella. Rated M

Tension by Ta Paixao
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12426694/1/
Edward has been on the run since the death of his brother—a tragedy he's yet to cope with. But he can't hide from the memories, or their consequences. He made a promise to his brother, but keeping it might cost Edward his life when he returns to the scene of the accident. He'll soon find out he's not alone. But can he trust the enigmatic brown-eyed girl? Mobward. EPOV. Rated M

The bitter, the sweet by Rochelle Allison
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10226411/1/the-bitter-the-sweet
Bella's 24. She's got a career she loves, close family & friends, and a little girl she loves more than anything. She doesn't need anything more, but sometimes she sure wants it, and when Edward shows up he'll either upset the balance or make everything sweeter. Rated M

Tinder is the Night by LayAtHomeMom
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11510864/1/Tinder-is-the-Night
With thousands of potential mates at your fingertips, finding a connection is just a swipe away. Sometimes you have to left swipe a lot of Mr. Wrongs to swipe Mr. Right. Rated M

Unbreak My Heart by cakes18
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12433706/1/Unbreak-My-Heart
Edward asks for a divorce moments before Bella announces she's pregnant. Bella uproots her life and moves away, vowing Edward would never know his child. What happens when they see each other years later? Rated M

Monday, March 27, 2017

What we're reading in TLS this week:

We’re happy to bring you the most recent round of TLS tested and approved fic recs. The following stories have our attention and we want to share them with you! Check them out and leave the author some love in the form of a review. Happy Reading! 

♥ Nic & Six  





A Deep Slow Panic by Myonlyheroin
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10607918/1/
It has been two years since I left her behind. Two years to the exact date. My chest rises and falls in fast succession as her heart beat thundered against my ears. She's here, I'm here and dark anxiousness sets in. Will this be our final undoing? Rated M

Bellaria by PattyRose
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12208491/2/Bellaria
It is said that in the high middle ages, and in the midst of an unspeakable betrayal, a young knight made a timeless vow to his beloved wife, Bellaria: "Wait for me. I will find you…as always…for always." Rated M

Book of Monsters by author-self-insert
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12245765/1/Book-of-Monsters
A depressed woman stumbles upon a dead body while reeling from a friendship gone awry. She's warned off the investigation by the lead detective, but nevertheless finds herself pulled into the mystery as she begins to lose her sense of the difference between fantasy & reality. There's also noir, Gnosticism, Buddhism, NeoPlatonism, a dash of Existentialism, & a Tulpa. HEA B/E Rated M

Cerebral by LyricalKris
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12405359/1/Cerebral
Edward Cullen was just the competition—the only other neurosurgeon possibly as good as she was in three states—until the day Bella's husband landed on his table. She'd never liked Edward, but after he killed her husband, she hated him. Too bad he got in her head the same way he got under her skin. Rated M

Dark Paradise by allihavetodoisdream
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10594891/1/Dark-Paradise
She lives in a make-believe world of open roads and endless freedom to escape an addiction-riddled mother and a grabby older man with sick intentions. Adrift in a place of uncaring hearts, she makes her getaway. She finds a ratty old motel, late night smokes, a new life, and a boy with a past as clouded as her own. A boy with a dark gentleness too beautiful to ignore. Rated M

Evergreen Loop by Vican
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11815724/1/
The downside of high school: cafeteria food sucks, and sometimes, you're cast as the weirdo. On the bright side, sometimes Edward Cullen is your best friend. Even if it is a secret. Rated M

Indelible by bannerday
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10334017/1/Indelible
Some experiences, some people, stick with you forever, leaving their mark on your memories. You can't escape what they meant to you and you can't re-write the past. It's indelible. But the future isn't set in stone…it's yours to write. A story about forks in the road of life and a past with a future. Rated M

My Best Friend’s Brother by CullensFemme
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12408844/1/My-Best-Friend-s-Brother
Bella's bestfriend is getting married to the world's most boring and with that marriage comes with the mother-in-law from hell. She must work with her bestfriend's brother to find a way to save from the nightmare marriage that her friend is willing going into. Meanwhile she must deal with her attraction for that brother. Is it a recipe for disaster or will it all work out? 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

Six by Sarge's Girls
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12042869/1/Six
Sixth sense: a special ability to know something that cannot be learned by using the five senses. Humans use 10% of their brain, but it's been proven that those with a sixth sense use more. Some wish to harness that power. With a target on us, sixxers are hunted as we try to stay hidden, blending in with the average world around us...when we are anything but average. AH ExB Rated M

Steady On by EdwardsEternal
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11831048/1/Steady-On
The first day I saw her on the bus, was the day I lost my heart. Today, I planned on letting her know she was the one who had captured it. 1st place Public Vote and 5th place Judge's entry in the Straight thru the Heart Contest. Rated M

That Cowboy Dream by LadyLetters
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12313852/1/That-Cowboy-Dream
Bella is having second thoughts about the wedding to her childhood sweetheart when a chance meeting sees her spending a sizzling night with cowboy Edward. The wedding is called off but not before Edward finds out the truth. Pregnant and alone, will Bella ever find Edward again or will he fade to a cowboy dream? AU. Canon Pairings. ExB. Weekly updates. M for language & lemons. Rated M

The Gambit by HopeSparkles
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12389999/2/The-Gambit
Like pieces on a chess board, Edward knew this 'game' would have the desired end.
Rated M

The League by Sachiko26
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11513463/1/The-League
Bella, an average college student, meets an extraordinary guy. Her life becomes anything but average as he shows her the truly magic side of life. But as she approaches her 21st birthday, she realizes magic might be in her blood. Rated M

Volition by Rochelle Allison
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/5115662/1/Volition
It's Belfast, N.Ireland and the year is 1972. Bella's worried about her brother and his best friend, Edward, and their dangerous involvement in the Irish Republican Army. Is it really wise to fall in love with a rebel?  Rated M

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