Saturday, June 23, 2012

Revived Recs

In light of a few of our favorite wips coming back to life after what felt like decades in fandom years, The Lemonade Stand hopes to breathe life back into these classics, to essentially revive them.

These are stories that kept us enthralled while reading and stuck with us through the years and hundreds of other fics. These are stories that are classic and memorable. Stories we won't forget even if they never complete. The Lemonade Stand believes that it's never too late for a good revival. So click, click, click these links, express your LOVE through reviews, pm's-- whichever you prefer, just pump some life back into these guys and let's see if we can ultimately revive them.

Recently Revived

Conversations with My Killer by Oracle Vas
To me, life was a heartbeat in time and a breath of air. Jasper showed me it was truth, justice, faith, love, and fear. He dared me to be different. He encouraged me to defy the rules of my world and create my own. And on my last day, he took it all. Fiction M - Romance/Angst - Bella & Jasper - Reviews: 4,548 - Chapters: 31 - Words: 205,085 - Updated: 04-03-12 - Published: 07-13-10

Hiding in Plain Sight by limona
Bella is a witness in peril. Emmett Cullen is the deputy assigned to protect her. When the witness protection program isn't safe, Emmett asks Bella to pose as his brother Edward's fiancée until the trial. AU, AH, ExB. Fiction M - Romance/Drama - Bella & Edward - Reviews: 9,709 - Chapters: 23 - Words: 147,295 - Updated: 06-14-12 - Published: 09-14-08

Hydraulic Level 5 by Gondolier
Critics hailed Edward Cullen's novels as "masterful" and "brimstone beauty"-a genius of his generation. To Bella Swan, he was simply the complex man who broke her heart for his career in New York. How does one forget her first love and the new woman on his arm? With whitewater rafting. Skydiving. Surfing. A bit of mischief and sweet, sweet revenge. Fiction M - Friendship/Drama - Bella & Edward - Reviews: 14,649 - Chapters: 40 - Words: 296,056 - Updated: 06-09-12 - Published: 03-18-09 - Status: Complete

No Place Like Home by tellingmelies
Edward is forced to leave his playboy life behind in Chicago and come home to Washington, but will he change his ways or risk losing everything? All human, cannon couples, OOC. Fiction M - Romance/Humor - Bella & Edward - Reviews: 6,260 - Chapters: 37 - Words: 253,539 - Updated: 06-19-12 - Published: 04-25-09 - Status: Complete

Ready for Resuscitation

All of Me by flibbins
This story explores the dynamics of a more established relationship which operates 24/7 and is not meant to be a rehashing of ground that has been ably covered by other talented authors.
Be forewarned, this story contains graphic language and graphic sexual situations including depictions of BDSM in a consensual relationship. Fiction NC-17 - Edward & Bella - Reviews: 3574 - Chapters 25 - Words: 109,463 - Updated: 09-01-09 - Published: 06-29-10

Beyond the Seventh Circle
Gift!fic for YellowGlue. "He looked down and watched as her toes curled nervously in their rainbow-striped socks, and he knew right away he shouldn't trust her." Rating because I am paranoid. Fiction M - Angst/Drama - Edward & Bella - Reviews: 569 - Chapters: 18 - Words: 45,336 - Updated: 01-25-11 - Published: 03-29-10

Bitter Sweet Symphony by I'mwiththevampires08
Rose and Edward make a bet. Will the school playboy be able to turn Bella into a vixen and get James to ask her out to prom? Will Edward make a good teacher and teach Bella everything she needs to know? Oh yes, there will be lemons! All human, OOC and Canon Fiction M - Drama/Romance - Reviews: 8,557 - Chapters: 35 - Words: 207,409 - Updated: 01-13-10 - Published: 09-07-08

Breaking Bella by sixeightshuffle
Edward Cullen needs to pass Statistics. Bella Swan is his tutor. She thinks he's a flighty, arrogant albeit sexy asshole, and he thinks she's Bipolar, but tries to win her over, anyway. Can he change her mind, or do first impressions really last? Fiction M - Humor/Romance - Bella & Edward - Reviews: 4,604 - Chapters: 31 - Words: 275,677 - Updated: 01-14-11 - Published: 02-07-09

Chasing Cars by GeeGee21
Bella, a self confessed cat lady, and the beautiful Daddy E. Two strangers, one night, a whole lot of drink, a bag of marshmallows, a fluffy rug and used condoms, or lack of, leaves B and E with more than just hangovers. AH AU OOC Language Fiction M - Humor/Romance - Bella & Edward - Reviews: 890 - Chapters: 31 - Words: 266,106 - Updated: 01-19-11 - Published: 05-27-09

Innocent, Vigilant, Ordinary by Oximoronic8
ON HIATUS. Bella spent the first two years of her life in Forks slowly falling for Jacob. As her senior year begins, a new family moves to town and she begins to question the difference between what she thought she needed & what she never knew she wanted. Fiction T - Angst/Romance - Bella & Edward - Reviews: 5,446 - Chapters: 35 - Words: 181,234 - Updated: 07-19-09 - Published: 07-16-08

I Hate Myself For Loving You by halojones
Bella's ready to bust out of her shell in college with roomie Alice. She meets the dazzling but rakish Edward, but is warned of his less than angelic ways. Will B/A be just another notch in the belt for J/E, or will they teach the boys a lesson or two? Fiction M - Humor/Romance - Reviews: 9,923 - Chapters: 60 - Words: 238,509 - Updated: 04-19-10 - Published: 03-28-08

Irreconcilable Differences by AnonySwan
Welcome to the city of Miami. Where the days are hot & the nights are even hotter. The city where money buys you everything. Where the divorce rate is high, silicone is a necessity & sex is a game. Let's Play. collaboration with AnonyCullen. Fiction M - Drama - Edward & Bella Reviews: 782 - Chapters: 10 - Words: 67,038 - Updated: 01-27-11 - Published: 10-22-09

Ragweeds by AngelAtTwilight
Bella & Edward are two broken kids in foster care who meet under tragic circumstances. When the world wants them apart, fate seals them together. Can they fight to stay together? And at what cost? ** Angst, Cursing, Physical Abuse. OOC** Fiction T - Angst/Romance - Edward & Bella - Reviews: 2,256 - Chapters: 11 - Words: 95,031 - Updated: 05-22-10 - Published: 10-24-09

This Buried Life by Emmanuelle Nathan
Bella Swan is content with her career and her new life in London but feels that there is still something missing. Will a chance encounter with sinister yet intriguing stranger hold the answer to what she truly desires? AU.Fiction M - Romance/Drama - Bella - Reviews: 1,921 - Chapters: 12 - Words: 69,946 - Updated: 03-13-12 - Published: 02-28-10

Two Lines by ocdmess
The psychic told me that my love line was longer than my life line. How was that even possible? Alternate Universe / Vampires Fiction M - Angst/Romance - Bella & Edward - Reviews: 1,558 - Chapters: 7 - Words: 26,219 - Updated: 05-11-11 - Published: 04-16-11

Upper East Side Story by adia90
In the jungle known as the Upper East Side, playboy extraordinaire Edward Cullen needs to find a bride in order to unlock his inheritance. Throw in platonic friend Bella Swan. Thank God for good friends, or will they mess? AH AU EB. Fiction M - Romance/Drama - Edward & Bella - Reviews: 1,530 - Chapters: 22 - Words: 77,749 - Updated: 02-10-10 - Published: 01-28-09

With All My Strength Rhi Aeffyll
He has been a warrior-king, then a lonely nomad, then a coven leader. He has worn many shoes, taken many lives, learned many things. Edward Cullen has roamed the earth for over a millennium, aimless and unchanged. Until now; until her. Fiction M - Adventure/Romance - Edward & Bella - Reviews: 1,406 - Chapters: 26 - Words: 72,347 - Updated: 10-19-10 - Published: 01-01-10


  1. So glad to see this. Each story is so good.

  2. Thanks for posting this. I, too, was very pleasantly surprised to see the revival of Hiding in Plain Site and Hydraulic Level 5. A couple of other story titles you shared are certainly familiar to me and for whatever reason I never dug into them when they were active. 'Guess I'll get those added to my TBR list! :)

  3. I'm happy to see these "oldies" being mentioned and I would add a few more to the list:

    A River Between by WildRedPoppies
    Wild Swan by ScarlettLetters
    Just One of the Guys by sorceresscirce
    Art School Confidential by farkle

    and I could go on and on...

    1. Hi there Bacon Butty,

      Thanks so much for your lovely comments and your suggestions. Your recs have been added to our next feature.

      xoxo- TLS<3

  4. I forgot

    A Woman Scorned by BellaBaby24

  5. This is a great idea! Thanks for the post. I also would love to see these stories finished ~

    Art School Confidential by farkle
    A Woman Scorned by Bella Baby24
    Breaking Away by Missypooh
    Expectations and Other Moving Pieces by chrometurtle


    1. Hi Violet, thank you so much for your comment and your suggestions. They have all been added to our next feature :)

      xoxo - TLS

  6. Hi, I'm not sure if anyone is familiar with the fic I Want You To Want Me by the Perisher . It hasn't been updated since last year but it's at chapter 37 . You should really check it out then the Goddess that you are could maybe I dunno persuade her to come back she said in her bio that she will finish it but she didn't know when she also has disabled her pm but she has a new ff acct I dunno if anyone knows her but please please beg plead or grope to get it finished lol
    Anyway thank you TLS you all are amazing


    1. Hi Jacki, thanks for your lovely comment, we have added your suggestion to our next feature. With love, TLS <3

  7. This is a great idea! I want Trumped Into Bed to update, but she said it never will. I'll still hold out hope forever lol

    1. Thank you Kassiah! I'll add it to our next feature :)

  8. I really enjoyed:
    BitterSweet Irony by SweetVenom69
    Irritable Grizzly Adams by Caligula42
    Smutiversity by SmutSisters
    Sexual Healing by wmrcaz
    What if I Told You by ajsilentvoice

    Always wanted to read:
    Searching for You by Bellabee66

    Love this idea and love this site!!!

    1. Thank you so much for your suggestions and your comment, Sparklybabs- I have added them to our next feature :)

  9. Misery Loves Company by Angstgoddess003. I will wait forever for that one!

    1. You and me both. I can't count the times I have said how much I would love for CLM to update but I continue to hear that it will never happen. I refuse to give up hope, though. It left off right where they were both making progress. *le sigh* So good.

  10. I'm still waiting for Don't Stand so Close to Me by Elyse Gaines to teacherward ever....:(