Monday, May 22, 2017

What we're reading in TLS this week:

We compiled an unforgettable list this week for you and we’re excited to share it with you. There are some old favorites, new fics, and a revival fic or two! Ditch whatever Monday responsibilities are calling your name and check it out! Leave the writer some love and let them know where they were recommended!

♥ Nic & Six


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

After Jane Died by beegurl13
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9252977/1/After-Jane-Died
Bella had the perfect life – amazing husband, wonderful children, great family...until one night it came crashing to an end. Struggling to care for her children and put her life back together, she wonders if she'll ever be happy again. But the hardest part just might be the confusing things she feels for Edward...her brother-in-law. Rated M

Come as You Are by tiffanyanne3 
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11189591/1/Come-as-You-Are
"It's just a piece of plain notebook paper, college ruled, folded into a neat square, but it's so much more than that. You're right. I was oblivious to your existence. But then you sent me this letter." It's 1996 in Seattle, and Edward cares about blending in, not fitting in. Until Bella takes the time to really see him. Rated M

Complicated by LyricalKris
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/8615680/1/Complicated
High school relationships are always more complicated than they should be. Usually, those complications are made up of the drama that is teenage life. Sometimes... it's really complicated. Edward and Bella were already there before the surprise of their young lives threw them into a life they weren't remotely prepared for. Rated M

Flirting With Disaster by WritingRebecca
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12461237/1/Flirting-With-Disaster
After witnessing a murder, in one night, Bella is transformed from hotel maid to wife of Edward Cullen, an international arms dealer; after all, wives can't be forced to testify against their husbands! Suddenly dropped in a life of shocking wealth and deadly business deals, she must navigate a sham marriage to a seductive criminal while fending off handsome FBI agent Jacob. Rated M

Going Down by Redtini
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10904848/1/Going-Down
Bella Swan was recruited to The Cullen Firm as the new Managing Director of Global Relations. Unbeknownst to her, she never remembered applying for the position. Yet, luck was on her side, and the offer was too great to pass up. Through one strange encounter and a series of events, Bella realizes that luck had nothing to do with it. Rated M

Hello Again by completerandomness12 
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/8554154/1/Hello-Again
Bella is a famous Hollywood comedian. One day at Jay Leno she meets her former high school crush Hollywood hearthrob Edward Cullen. Were the feelings mutual? Hilarity ensues. Rated M

Ineffable by cynosure23 
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12485117/1/Ineffable
Love is one of those things that is too great and too meaningful to be expressed in words, but we still try. Rated M

Life’s Little Choices by My-Bella
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/4018353/1/Life-s-Little-Choices
Very Human Edward, Alice, Rose, Jasper, & Emmett are all friends heading off to meet Emmett's little sister for the first time. Will they get along with her, or wish they'd stayed in for the night? Rated M

Lonely Doctor by indytiff 
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/5850893/1/Lonely-Doctor
Bella and Edward have a history - one Bella wishes to forget. Edward re-enters her life but isn't the same Edward. Will she be able to keep their relationship professional? Rated M

Pinky Promises by CiaraShayee
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12381855/2/Pinky-Promises
When two little girls were allowed to walk home from school one bright spring day nobody could've predicted the events that followed. The way two families were torn apart by the vendetta of a deranged man. Twelve years on, we'll watch as two girls stolen away from their homes at eight years old fight to take back their lives. If only it were as simple as escaping. 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? Rated M

Snowbound by A Cullen Wannabe
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12343427/1/Snowbound
The blizzard of the century strands two strangers together in New York for a few days to wait out the storm. Neither thought they would ever fall in love again, but sometimes fate seems to change all of your plans. But what if fate has a cruel streak? Rated M

Tennis Balls and Sports Bras by krnycorn
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/8680256/1/Tennis-Balls-and-Sports-Bras
Bella hits Reebok guy in the head with a tennis ball, witnesses him initiate a one-night stand with Boobs girl, & then rants about her feelings on the matter to Good-Looking guy.Rated M

There Goes My Life by TheStrong1
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12336160/1/There-Goes-My-Life
Thirty-year-old Edward Cullen seems to have it all. Loving parents, a hot young secretary, he's one of San Francisco's most eligible bachelors and also Vice President of Cullen, Inc. His life is perfect until he receives an unexpected phone call that changes everything. Rated M

Monday, May 8, 2017

What we're reading in TLS this week:

We have found a ton of new and under-appreciated stories for you this week! We hope you will be as intrigued as we are by the start of these new ones. We also hope you enjoy the older ones along with us. Check out this list and maybe find a new favorite “drop everything” fic. Be sure and leave the writers some love telling them you saw them recommended on The Lemonade Stand. Enjoy!!

♥ 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. Rated M

Compass by anna.who.was.mad
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11898255/1/Compass
On the cusp of her thirtieth birthday, travel blogger Bella Swan is ready to set down roots after a decade of being on the run.When the boy she (sort of) hated in high school crosses her path, Bella quickly learns that exotic locations have nothing on home-grown love.
Rated M

Crosshairs: The Whole Story by Ericastwilight
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12460923/2/Crosshairs-The-Whole-Story
In Edward's world, family meant everything. Caught in the crosshairs of loyalty, corruption, and love, Edward had a duty to fulfill. This is the whole story. Rated M

derivation by cupcakeriot
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12376142/1/derivation
(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 derivative, one that she could scarcely predict. A Twilight Re-Telling. Rated M

Emotional Warfare by completerandomness12
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/8550424/1/Emotional-Warfare
Geeky Edward Cullen is dumped by his high school sweetheart...alone...in a parking lot...with an engagement ring in his pocket. To avoid looking pathetic at his parents' New Years celebration, he enlists the help of his beautiful, and mysterious friend Bella to pose as his girlfriend. Hilarity ensues. 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. Rated M

Flight 2804 by movieandbookgirl
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/4527571/1/Flight-2804
Edward is a US Air Marshal working to protect our country from air attacks. Bella is a flight attendant on one of the flights he's monitoring. What happens when he can't get her off of his mind? Can he protect her and an entire flight from imminent danger. 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

It’s Time: Bella’s Story by Honeymoon Edward
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12456660/1/It-s-Time-Bella-s-Story
Unbeknownst to her, Isabella Swan's fate was sealed when she was 13 years old. Six years have passed and Edward Cullen has determined that it's time to make himself known. Continuation of Original One Shot for We Love Mobward Contest. BPOV Rated M

Lucky Girl by DaerenDydear
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12452567/1/Lucky-Girl
Dire circumstances have forced Bella into a world of illegal alcohol smuggling and dangerous men. Luckily for her, that's the least of her problems. Rated M

More than Anyone by MujerN
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12231798/1/More-than-Anyone
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

The Blessing by highlanderprincess
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12449456/1/The-Blessing
After his brother dies in a car accident, Edward returns to his hometown to raise the little boy that was left behind. But raising a baby alone isn't easy, especially for a man who has spent the last few years partying and avoiding responsibilities. Can his beautiful bookworm neighbor be his saving grace? Daddyward. Lemons. Rated M

The River God’s Wife by KinkyWings
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12455364/1/The-River-God-s-Wife
In order to ensure the safety of her village, Isabella Swan is sent across the river to become the next wife of the cruel and powerful River God. At first, she detests her new life and despises her husband even more. Will she learn to accept her fate in time to realize the forces at play? More importantly, will she ever come to love her husband or is he truly beyond redemption? Rated M

True Companion by bellamarie117
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/6876336/1/True-Companion
Bella Swan always believed in happily ever afters.When she marries her high school sweetheart & starts her own wedding business, she thinks she's living her dream.Then it all comes crashing down.Can a handsome photographer help her believe in love again?
Rated M

Where The Heart Is by BitterHarpy
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12440422/1/Where-The-Heart-Is
"I am used to bad days as they make up most of the 365 days that we are allotted per year. This is my life, a series rainy days. And for me, when it rains it pours." But what happens when that bad luck suddenly changes at the hands of a man who rarely feels any emotion other than anger? And will it be soon enough to save the most precious person in Bella's life? Rated M

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