Monday, March 24, 2014

Revived Recs

Let's see if we can keep this momentum going!  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

Under the Boardwalk by Robicorn and Meguhbot
With the summer brings new people, and with the fall, an empty space they once were. See what happens when Bella meets Edward and one harmless lie turns their world upside down. Taboo/Teacher student. lemons. Be warned.  Rated: Fiction M - English - Drama/Romance - Bella, Edward - Chapters: 33 - Words: 240,897 - Reviews: 393 - Updated: Mar 23 - Published: Nov 8, 2010 - id: 6462831

We Were Here by Lola-pops
Upon waking, there's a brief, blissful period in which you don't yet recall the sins of the night before, but eventually, you have to open your eyes. I'm Bella Swan, seventeen years old, cheerleader. This morning I woke up in the wrong bed. Rated: Fiction M - English - Romance/Angst - Bella, Edward - Chapters: 23 - Words: 100,755 - Reviews: 7,633 - Updated: Mar 20 - Published: Dec 17, 2010 - id: 6562901

You Came Too Early by Elliania
Edward and Bella married too young and for all the wrong reasons, so no one acted surprised when their marriage crumbled down. Two kids and five years later, events force them to live under the same roof for a while. Will they realize what they lost? Rated: Fiction M - English - Romance/Family - Bella, Edward - Chapters: 25 - Words: 153,845 - Reviews: 2,731 - Updated: Mar 8 - Published: Apr 27, 2012 - id: 8065162

Ready for Resuscitation

A May to December Romance by Positively 4th Street
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: Fiction M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Bella, Edward - Chapters: 20 - Words: 142,603 - Reviews: 7,620 - Updated: Aug 16, 2012 - Published: Jan 7, 2011 - id: 6632226

Becomes the Swan by Venomousgal & Pomme de terre
When Bella and Edward meet the first day of High School, he is a chubby misfit with no friends in a new town, aside from his popular cousins.  He meets Bella Swan, a well-liked, if uncoordinated, local with problems of her own.  This is the story of their friendship, their loss, their love and destruction.  Can they find their way back to each other?  And can they survive the changes they have both gone through since the fateful day they met?  AU-H Chapters: 41 Words: 164271 Updated: Dec 03, 2012 - Published: Aug 12, 2009

Breaking Trinity by VvBreakingRosevV
AH/AU ExB Lemon. Mid-Semester, Senior Year. Bella is escaping Arizona and starting over in Washington. An unexpected hook-up at a party in Port Angeles turns into obsession. What happens when desire becomes too much to control? Rated S for Snarling. Rated: Fiction M - English - Angst/Romance - Edward, Bella - Chapters: 32 - Words: 184,871 - Reviews: 6,641 - Updated: Aug 23, 2012 - Published: Sep 15, 2009 - id: 5379823

Brotherly Devotion by Goldentemptress
When you play with fire you're gonna get burned. Bella's marriage has gone stale, and she soon finds herself tied up in a web of deceit involving her young brother-in-law Edward. Adultery is just as complicated as it seems...BPOV, Rated: Fiction M - English - Romance/Angst - Bella, Edward - Chapters: 19 - Words: 177,988 - Reviews: 4,413 - Updated: Dec 24, 2011 - Published: May 18, 2009 - id: 5070346

Burn and Shine by Pulse Point
At first glance felonious Edward seems like nothing but trouble, but as sheltered college student Bella digs deeper she realizes he is so much more. Possibly too much for her to handle. ExB, AH, rated M for dark/adult themes and profanity Rated: Fiction M - English - Drama/Romance - Bella, Edward - Chapters: 21 - Words: 115,176 - Reviews: 2,077 - Updated: Jan 25, 2010 - Published: Aug 31, 2009 - id: 5346783

Company Loves Misery by Angstgoddess003
AH-Edward, current recovering alcoholic, former bully of Bella Swan, must make amends to the one person who refuses to give them. Written for FGB Auction/WA Rehab. Adult Situations. Updated Wed/Sun. Rated: Fiction M - English - Angst - Edward, Bella - Chapters: 13 - Words: 76,843 - Reviews: 6,158 - Updated: Jul 12, 2010 - Published: Dec 13, 2009 - id: 5577199

Consign Me Not to Darkness by Msj2779
Bella has just escaped from the grasp of a torturous relationship and she finds herself in the slums of Chicago. She's a shadow of who she used to be and has the anxiety to go with it. With some help, she finds hope... AH B E. Some dark situations. Rated: Fiction M - English - Angst/Romance - Bella, Edward - Chapters: 28 - Words: 206,192 - Reviews: 1,159 - Updated: Mar 27, 2012 - Published: Dec 19, 2011 - id: 7653135

Dancing in the Dark by Jaxon22
"You can't start a fire, you can't start a fire without a spark. This gun's for hire even if we're just dancing in the dark." Immersed in a world of dance, drink, drugs, and women, Edward Cullen is the ultimate bachelor. Until he receives a late night phone call that changes everything. AH E/B Rated: Fiction M - English - Romance - Edward, Bella - Chapters: 19 - Words: 104,612 - Reviews: 6,144 - Updated: Jul 19, 2013 - Published: Nov 30, 2012 - id: 8751380

Edroar the Angry Lion by Tropical Sorbet
Edroar the Angry Lion frightens all the girls and boys at Cullen Publishing with his loud roar. Will his new massage therapist Bella Swan run away like all the rest, or can she tame this savage beast? AH/AU OOC Rated: Fiction M - English - Romance/Humor - Edward, Bella - Chapters: 16 - Words: 121,973 - Reviews: 3,848 - Updated: Jun 1, 2013 - Published: Jun 9, 2010 - id: 6037621

Expectations And Other Moving Pieces by chrometurtle
Everything I had done in my life seemed to lead up to this moment. The moment when I found myself bound inextricably to a man I didn’t love, trapped in a life I didn’t want. And if I left him, I would be entirely alone. Rated: Fiction M - English - Angst/Romance - Bella, Edward - Chapters: 46 - Words: 227,237 - Reviews: 14,944 - Updated: Nov 11, 2013 - Published: Oct 13, 2009 - id: 5440859

Fold Your Wings by Jadalulu
"The liberties he assumes with my body should enrage me, anger me beyond my own sanity. But it's just not that simple." Encounters born of need. Consequences neither saw coming. Guard your hearts. Not the ExB you're used to. AH Rated: Fiction M - Chapters: 20 - Published: Jan 2011 - Updated: April 10, 2012          

How to Paint a House by Maggie's Gutter
Bella Swan is a naive fifteen year old, set to spend another kiss-less summer alone. Edward is new to town, and doesn't know a soul. Watch an unlikely friendship blossom over the simple task of painting a house. But for these two, nothing is simple. Rated: Fiction M - English - Romance/Angst - Bella, Edward - Chapters: 26 - Words: 180,346 - Reviews: 6,141 - Updated: Sep 21, 2012 - Published: Jun 22, 2011 - id: 7107558

Human Sexuality 101 by Rbsschess
Prof. Cullen wonders if he has found his next submissive in his Human Sexuality class, but she has been right before him for years unnoticed. He finally sees her but will it be too late? My entry for the It Ain't All About Love & Sex Short Story Contest Rated: Fiction M - English - Romance/Friendship - Bella, Edward - Chapters: 15 - Words: 90,819 - Reviews: 1,847 - Updated: Apr 24, 2012 - Published: Nov 3, 2010 - id: 6448365

Innocent, Vigilant, Ordinary by Oxymoronic8
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. Rated: Fiction T - English - Angst/Romance - Bella, Edward - Chapters: 35 - Words: 177,984 - Reviews: 5,542 - Updated: Jul 19, 2009 - Published: Jul 16, 2008 - id: 4399727

Insatiable Desires by ItzMegan73
What happens when the paths of two highly intelligent hypersexuals cross? Rated: Fiction M - English - Romance/Humor - Bella, Edward - Chapters: 15 - Words: 87,528 - Reviews: 1,703 - Updated: Mar 29, 2013 - Published: Nov 8, 2011 - id: 7534537

My Life as a Trophy Wife by JennaRay
Sometimes marriage can be more like a business agreement. Broke college student Bella and her best friend's Lawyer brother, Edward, have come up with just that. A business agreement to make life easier for them both. First comes marriage, then comes? Rated: Fiction M - English - Bella, Edward - Chapters: 18 - Words: 163,763 - Reviews: 4,855 - Updated: Mar 22, 2013 - Published: Aug 22, 2010 - id: 6263351

Portrait of a Girl by Zors
Edward, smartest student at St. Bart's School for Boys, always thought he was straight. That is, until he met new student Ben Cheney. But what happens when Edward discovers that Ben is actually a girl who goes by the name of Bella Swan? AH AU. Rated: Fiction M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 19 - Words: 94,559 - Reviews: 1,784 - Updated: Apr 22, 2011 - Published: May 14, 2009 - id: 5061598

Quiet on the Set by Duhitsangie
America's sweetheart Isabella Swan and Hollywood's playboy Edward Cullen are cast together in an upcoming movie. Will there be sparks or will things just be quiet on the set? And is everything the tabloids say just as it seems? M for Lemons Rated: Fiction M - English - Romance/Humor - Bella, Edward - Chapters: 28 - Words: 112,531 - Reviews: 1,243 - Updated: May 10, 2012 - Published: Jan 26, 2011 - id: 6689505

Soulmate by Tinaababy
Edward Masen is a single father, ex-con, and an ex drug user. He and his child move to Forks for a fresh start. Bella Swan is a straight edge, young woman. When these two people meet, the attraction is inexplicable. AH/M. Rated: Fiction M - English - Family/Romance - Edward, Bella - Chapters: 31 - Words: 136,592 - Reviews: 2,286 - Updated: Jan 31, 2012 - Published: Aug 7, 2010 - id: 6217228

Stubborn Love by Vampshavebeagles
She'll lie and steal and cheat, and beg you from her knees. She'll make you think she means it this time, tearing a hole in you. But I still love her. I don't really care. A story from iambeagle and VampiresHaveLaws.  Rated: Fiction M - English - Angst/Romance - Edward, Bella - Chapters: 6 - Words: 60,164 - Reviews: 483 - Updated: May 20, 2013 - Published: Apr 27, 2012 - id: 8063793


  1. Yes, please... to all of these!

    And don't forget "Besides Still Waters" by AmyZini (FFN 6285049), last updated in Sept. 2013

  2. Bittersweet Symphony by I'mwiththevamps08
    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 CanRated: Fiction M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 35 - Words: 201,689 - Reviews: 8,661 - Favs: 5,318 - Follows: 5,057 - Updated: Jan 13, 2010 - Published: Sep 7, 2008 - id: 4524712

  3. Yes, absolutely!! I almost forgot those amazing stories... Really, really hope the authors finish them eventually...

  4. How about these...
    Hiding in Plain Sight by limona

    Breaking Bella by SixEightShuffle

    Piano Lessons by wtvoc (originally Bell-of-the-Ball)

    Edward Cullen was branded a geek and bullied every day of his life. Bella Swan was always awkward, never quite knowing where she fit in. Together they learn a bit about themselves and each other. Will they discover love as well? E/B Updated: Feb 26, 2013

  6. It kills me to see some of my all time favorites on here. I am also sitting here reading some of the other summaries, finding myself intrigued, and chanting in my head (don't do it, don't start reading these, more heartache....)

  7. How about...
    Rising Dream, Fallen Star » He was the lead singer of The Volturi. I was a new musician with everything to prove. We were Hollywood's It couple. Until he ruined everything. Can our love be saved if he can't save himself? A story about love, lemons, lies, and learning to forgive. AH
    Twilight, M, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 27, words: 183k+, favs: 556, follows: 689, updated: Jul 8, 2013 published: Sep 10, 2010, Bella, Edward