Monday, June 30, 2014

Welcome To TLS Nursery!



Welcome to TLS Nursery!

Here we nurture all of the newborn stories - stories published in the last 30 days or so - that we love! Everything in our nursery has been read and approved by a few - or a lot - of the TLS ladies, and we think you'll enjoy cuddling up to these babies as well.

As ever, there are some incredible stories to check out this month.

Remember to leave these lovely ladies some love, and let them know TLS sent you!

Kim
XOXO

The Drop by lola-pops
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10438858/1/The-Drop
That was the summer everyone stopped looking at me as Ben's little sister. Bonfires and beer. Sand and sun. We just kept climbing higher. None of us were ready for the drop.

American Lit by poppyandpeony
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10414259/1/American-Lit
Sylvia Plath said "If you expect nothing from anybody, you're never disappointed." Bella Swan would have to agree. Then again, she hasn't met Edward Cullen…yet. A wit-fit. Rated M for later chapters.

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

Forget Her Not by CrimsonHarps
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10428183/1/Forget-Her-Not
Bella has hated Edward for years, but thanks to a recent head injury, she doesn't seem to remember who he is let alone her feelings of intense hatred. Meanwhile, Edward decides to have some fun with his favorite adversary when the opportunity arises. What's a girl who can't remember supposed to do when her sworn enemy claims they've secretly been friends with benefits for months?

So I Can Kiss You Anytime I Want by k8ln713
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10483597/1/So-I-Can-Kiss-You-Anytime-I-Want
It's been five years since Bella's returned to her hometown in St. Pete Beach. Her reason: to finally get her husband, Edward, to give her a divorce. She's built a successful life for herself up in NY after leaving Edward, but has been having trouble getting Edward to give in and sign the divorce papers. Will Bella's return make her remember that Edward was always the one for her?

The Pie Equation by TheQueenWriter
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10398001/1/The-Pie-Equation
Don't allow your past to dictate your future. Edward is a single dad. Bella comes home to help her dad after an accident. Will Edward allow their old friendship to blossom?

Sleeping Angel by BlueIsSoul
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10373668/1/Sleeping-Angel
Sometimes I feel like I might drown in your memories. Their tendrils tug at me with the anguish of a greatest love. Some say that I will get over this, but I know I won't. No one ever really does.

Angelus Ardens - Burning Angel by Cullenboyz
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10404430/1/Angelus-Ardens-Burning-Angel
Born as a Roman slave, Eduardus serves a depraved mistress and learns that he is nothing. Stolen into a world of violence, Eduardus slakes his thirst without remorse, and learns that he is a monster. Fleeing to a world of asceticism, Edward finds relief in oblivion and learns that life is pain. But in rescuing his Singer, Edward learns that he must live.

Darnay Road by counselor
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10398693/1/Darnay-Road
Starts out in summer of 1963. Sweet little ten year old Catholic school girl Bella Christine meets 11 year old smoker with armpit hair who really does live on the wrong side of the tracks Easy. She and Alice May are mystery solvers in their spare time, and Easy (E. C.) and his brother Jap (Jasper) will keep these two little ladies on their sleuthing toes. Warning: Might get hairy.

She by GemmaH
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10433536/1/She
She comes, she goes. She takes, she drains. Stealing a piece of me every time she leaves. Isabella Swan: beautiful, mysterious, intelligent. Total emotional car crash. And she just walked back into my life.

Dreams and Fantasies by Michaelmas54
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10417349/1/Dreams-and-Fantasies
Being the subject of other people's dreams and fantasies is not all it's cracked up to be, as Edward soon finds out, but will the experience change him for the better? A story with a good dose of humor, a helping of angst, plenty of drama and a lot of love, with a bit of Shakespeare thrown in for good measure. A completed story of 95,000 words updated every Saturday.

Rescue Me by Edward's Eternal
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10441473/1/Rescue-Me
A girl stuck on a ladder. A fast call to help out. But what is it about her that makes him feel so…protective? And what will he do about it? Could it be he needs rescuing as well?

Monday, June 23, 2014

What we're reading in TLS this week:

Are you enjoying this HOT summer? Add a little spice to your hot summer with some sizzly reading recs! Here are some of our favorites from the past two weeks. Check them out and let the authors know where you saw them featured! Happy reading!

♥ Nic & Six



A Light in the Darkness by JenRar-rec'd by Drotuno
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10108747/1/A-Light-in-the-Darkness
On one of history's darkest days, Edward finds his other half. Bella wakes to find that her guardian angel may just be a figment of her imagination. A journey of two lost souls as they find the light when darkness surrounds them. Rated M

About A Boy by DeeBee7-rec'd by Cappricorn75
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10173440/1/About-A-Boy
The story of a free man, a town full of Nanna's and Poppa's, and a little boy called Lucky. Rated M

American Lit by Poppyandpeony-rec'd by Cappricorn75
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10414259/1/American-Lit
Sylvia Plath said "If you expect nothing from anybody, you're never disappointed." Bella Swan would have to agree. Then again, she hasn't met Edward Cullen…yet. Rated M

Angelus Ardens - Burning Angel by Cullenboyz-rec'd by Dolly Reader
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10404430/1/
Born as a Roman slave, Eduardus serves a depraved mistress and learns that he is nothing. Stolen into a world of violence, Eduardus slakes his thirst without remorse, and learns that he is a monster. Fleeing to a world of asceticism, Edward finds relief in oblivion and learns that life is pain. But in rescuing his Singer, Edward learns that he must live. Rated M

Babydoll by Bnpwrites-rec'd by Nic
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9542585/1/Babydoll
It's about friends and growing up. It's about summer and laughter and music. It's about all the firsts. It's about the one boy you're never supposed to fall for. Ever. Rated M

Down Home by MrsSpaceCowboy-rec'd by Everyfreakingbody!
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9070588/1/Down-Home
Sometimes, everything you're looking for ends up being right where you left it. *Entry for The Heart of Country Contest. 1st Place Silver Spur Award Public Vote, 2nd Place Silver Spur Award Judges Choice, 1st Place Gentlemen Wear White Award (Swooniest Fella) Public Vote and Judges Choice, 2nd Place Hay Ride Award Judges Choice.* Now expanded and complete! Rated M

Faithfully by LailaB-rec'd by Jenn Granat
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/5879485/1/Faithfully
Edward, the lead singer of Eclipse, has always considered himself fulfilled. He has never desired an emotional connection with anyone outside his band or family, until he meets a much younger Bella on European summer tour. Will love prevail? Rated M

Forget Her Not by CrimsonHarps-rec'd by Nic
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10428183/1/Forget-Her-Not
Bella has hated Edward for years, but thanks to a recent head injury, she doesn't seem to remember who he is let alone her feelings of intense hatred. Meanwhile, Edward decides to have some fun with his favorite adversary when the opportunity arises. What's a girl who can't remember supposed to do when her sworn enemy claims they've secretly been friends with benefits for months? Rated M

Go Fish by Rubyblue9696-rec'd by Cappricorn75
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10019837/1/Go-Fish
Life may seem mapped out and on the straight-and-narrow, but just when you think you see your own big picture, fate comes in with its deck of animated cards and tells you, simply, to please 'go fish'. Who knew it would all start with a can of worms? Rated M

He Came Along by Hopesparkles-rec'd by Nic
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9894117/1/He-Came-Along
This was going to be a fresh start; a new beginning, in a far off place. But what happened that night, on a dark road near Maxwell changed everything for Bella. Rated M

Inside Out by RobzBeanie-rec'd by Cappricorn 75/Nic
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10403468/1/
Bella knows she isn't what her best friend Edward is looking for in a partner. But could a handful of fateful invitations turn everything she thinks she knows inside out? ** A continuation of the one-shot that won First Place Judges Score in the Friends to Lovers Contest. Rated M

Luckless by NinaQ-rec'd by Edmazing
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/8959415/1/Luckless
Everything about her was the same. Even after all these years, he'd recognized her, but it made no sense. There was no way she was the same woman. It couldn't be. He had watched her die. Rated M

Malice in the Garden by Ooza-rec'd by Sixdlb5
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10109176/1/Malice-in-the-Garden
The sequel to HERE IN THE GARDEN OF SIN. After being changed against her will, Bella struggles to adjust to life as a vampire. The hurdles she faces go beyond bloodlust, and her new perspective leaves her feeling torn between old morals and new desires. Edward fights to win her over, but when his world is threatened, he realizes there's more to lose than her heart. Rated M

Masen Boys by Jdifrans1-rec'd by Nic
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10399243/1/Masen-Boys
Is there anything better than watching three hot guys building a block foundation? Bella and Rose don't think so - that is until drinks after work lead them to meet the Masens face to face. AH Rated M

Rescue Me by Edward's Eternal-rec'd by Nic/Sixdlb5
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10441473/1/Rescue-Me
A girl stuck on a ladder. A fast call to help out. But what is it about her that makes him feel so…protective? And what will he do about it? Could it be he needs rescuing as well? Rated M

She by GemmaH-rec'd by Chocaholic123/Mariahjile
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10433536/1/She
She comes, she goes. She takes, she drains. Stealing a piece of me every time she leaves. Isabella Swan: beautiful, mysterious, intelligent. Total emotional car crash. And she just walked back into my life. Rated M

The Drop by Lola-pops-rec'd by Vampshavelaws
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10438858/1/
That was the summer everyone stopped looking at me as Ben's little sister. Bonfires and beer. Sand and sun. We just kept climbing higher. None of us were ready for the drop. Rated M

The Marlboro Society by JadoreJAC-rec'd by Nic
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10395577/1/The-Marlboro-Society
They teach you growing up to steer clear of suspicious drinks and hard drugs, but never warn you about the boy down the street with the big house and hazel eyes. They never tell you that one day a boy will spark a fire in you that is unquenchable as the flames of Hell, and more often than not, they are not the people with whom you spend your life. Rated M

The Opposite Effect by Staceleo-rec'd by Nic
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10109250/1/The-Opposite-Effect
Bella Swan didn't believe that opposites attract, until Edward Cullen and his awful hair came into her orbit. A comedy about finding love in the most unlikely of places. Rated M

The Single Game by AwesomeSauce76-rec'd by Edmazing
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/7628327/1/
New girl Bella Swan is finally ready to start dating again, but the only boy she's interested in is too shy to even talk to her. Why are her friends convinced that the answer to her problem is some crazy party game… with kissing? Rated M

Monday, June 9, 2014

What we're reading in TLS this week:

Can you believe we are halfway through this year?! We have some new and old gems for you to check out while you ponder where all this time went. We have romance, angst, adventure, mystery and intrigue. Now it's your job to figure out what is what! As always, tip your authors by leaving some love in the form of a review, letting them know where you saw their story recommended. Happy Reading!

♥ Nic & Six



A Southern Gentleman by Mrs. Brownloe-rec'd by Cappricorn75
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9889055/1/A-Southern-Gentleman
Honor, duty and gentility were the guiding principles of a southern gentleman. So there was only one thing to do when Edward discovered the truth of something that happened long ago, something he was honor-bound to repair if it took him the rest of his life.
Rated M

Bachman Twilight by Mortissues-rec'd by Twific Crackmum
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10173973/1/Bachman-Twilight
Four love stories and centuries of drama combine to create a unique family. Rated M

Come Back To Me by LiLJiLL4286-rec'd by Nic
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/8352391/1/Come-Back-To-Me
This is the story of two decisions. Decisions thought to be the right ones at the time but ended up destroying lives in the process. He had made a deal with the devil. She had fled like a frightened mouse. Only after she left did she make the mistake that would face her everyday. Every night she would pray to forget. He would pray that she would remember. This is their story. Rated M

Come Find Me by Samrosey-rec'd by Midnight Cougar
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10388884/1/Come-Find-Me
She's no lost girl, gone girl. She's only hiding. He is the stranger who found her, saving himself from his own loneliness at the same time. She's terrified and waiting, holding out for contact. Feel me, come find me. (All human. Edward and Bella.) Rated M

Cutlass by Tkegl-rec'd by Edmazing
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/7792629/1/
Isabella Swan is certain notorious pirate, Edward Cullen, murdered her father and stole his prized cutlass. Out for revenge, she sneaks onto his ship, but Captain Cullen claims she has the wrong man. A tale of the search for truth…and treasure of course. Rated M

Darnay Road by Counselor-rec'd byVampsHaveLaws
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10398693/7/Darnay-Road
Starts out in summer of 1963. Sweet little ten year old Catholic school girl Bella Christine meets 11 year old smoker with armpit hair who really does live on the wrong side of the tracks Easy. She and Alice May are mystery solvers in their spare time, and Easy (E. C.) and his brother Jap (Jasper) will keep these two little ladies on their sleuthing toes. Warning: Might get hairy. Rated M

Good Deal by M7707-rec'd by Chrisann B.
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/7543244/1/Good-Deal
Bella Swan hates Rosalie Hale. Her idea of revenge? Sleeping with the Ice Queen's boyfriend, Edward Cullen. Rated M

High School Reunion by DayDreamingFairy-rec'd by Nic
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/8733261/1/High-School-Reunion
Ten years after graduation, Bella goes to her high school reunion. Is Edward still the unattractive nerd he was back then, and what other surprises will this night bring her? Rated M

I Belong With You by Twilightladies-rec'd by Nic
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10117247/1/I-Belong-With-You
In those moments, I realize it's over. Planning to follow you to the same college is not an option. I can't be near you and watch you love another. With one last glance at my past, I turn and go back the way I came. I don't see you turning around or the smile that falls from your face when you see me. Rated M

In the Woods by Oprah Winfrey-rec'd by Edmazing
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/7490217/1/In-the-Woods
A serious case of writer's block, an isolated cabin in the mountains, and a mysterious, surly stranger who is not looking for company. Mature Content. Very AU. Rated M

Learning to Say No by ShilohPR-rec'd by Nic
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10303196/1/Learning-to-Say-No
Bella Swan's new life in Forks was relatively uneventful, until the day that gossip-hound Lauren leaned in and whispered, "Rumor is Edward Cullen has a bit of a thing for you." There was no going back from there. Rated M

Love is the End by Phoebes.promise-rec'd by Nic
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/6445022/1/Love-is-the-End
If he had only spoken the right words at the right time she would be his forever. Instead, they ache, love and long for each other in silence. A bittersweet love story desperately searching for a happily ever after. Rated M

Revolution by Knicnort3-rec'd by Evilnat
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/8665937/1/Revolution
Vampires have taken over and hunted humans to near extinction. A small colony of surviving humans led by Charlie Swan has built a new life for themselves. When Bella's brother Emmett disappears, she enlists the help of imprisoned vampire Edward to find him. Rated M

Seventeen Fireflies by ThisIsReallyHappening-rec'd by Nic/Mariahjile
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10376633/1/Seventeen-Fireflies
Eventually, you learn to stop counting. Rated M

Sleeping Angel by BlueIsSoul-rec'd by LayAtHomeMom
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10373668/1/Sleeping-Angel
Sometimes I feel like I might drown in your memories. Their tendrils tug at me with the anguish of a greatest love. Some say that I will get over this, but I know I won't. No one ever really does. Rated M

The Best Mistake Of All by MrsK81-rec'd by Evilnat
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9816957/1/The-Best-Mistake-Of-All
Living the perfect life with no cares or responsibilities suited Bella just fine, but her family had other ideas and all of a sudden everything was changing... and not necessarily in a good way. One last night out, one quick escape through a bathroom window, one assumption about her new boss plus so many other things proved to be one mistake after another or so it seemed. Rated M

The Donor by Alchemilla mollis-rec'd by Cappricorn75/Nic/Twific Crackmum
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9932991/1/The-Donor
Novelist Isabella M. Swan is pushing thirty and seeking fertility treatment. Her vampire husband can't exactly contribute. Bella tests the limits of Edward's devotion when she plays off colleagues, fans, and her husband's trust in order to achieve her goal. Rated M

The Pie Equation by TheQueenWriter-rec'd by Twific Crackmum
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10398001/1/The-Pie-Equation
Don't allow your past to dictate your future. Edward is a single dad. Bella comes home to help her dad after an accident.Will Edward allow their old friendship to blossom? Rated M

The Second Time Around by Anhanninen-rec'd by Nic
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9858083/1/The-Second-Time-Around
One call changes Edward Cullen's life, giving him a second chance to be the father he always imagined. Piecing together his broken daughter isn't easy, and he soon realizes she needs more help than he can offer. His daughter comes first, but feelings can't always be controlled and he might just find another second chance he didn't count on. All Human. Rated M

The Senator's Son by Amoredjenaue-rec'd by Nic
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/6137805/1/The-Senator-s-Son
"I turned around slowly, my body already alight with fire. Standing there was a bronze-haired, green-eyed God. My Adonis. The star of my dreams for the last two months. Edward. Edward Cullen." A Senator's Son. A perfect match. But not for everyone. Rated M