Monday, February 2, 2015

What we're reading in TLS this week:

Hope everyone had an enjoyable and relaxing weekend. The TLS readers have some suggested reading for you this week, including some very old favorites; staples in the fanfiction world. We have some new sparks for you to check out also. When you get done with the rec list, be sure to check out and vote for the entries Six and I are wading through for the May to December Romance Contest that just ended on Friday!
Be sure to leave the authors some love and let them know where you saw their story!!

♥ Nic & Six

Before the Dawn by BookwormBaby2580-rec'd by Cappricorn75
After her mother's wedding in Mexico, Bella encounters a vampire with less altruistic motives than the those held by the vampires she might have met in Forks under drastically different circumstances. One bad decision, she discovers, can change her entire life. Rated M

Blind Spot by FictionFreak95-rec'd by Everyfreakingbody!
In the small town of Madisonville, LA, Bella Swan has spent her entire life seeing things before they happen. Until Him. How do you stay out of someone's life when it keeps flashing before your eyes on a daily basis? Rated M

Come Back Tomorrow by Shadow Masen-rec'd by Midnight Cougar
Sometimes the bad things that happen in our lives put us directly in the path of the best things that will ever happen to us. Rated M

Gothic by Author-self-insert-rec'd by Staceleo/VampsHaveLaws
Ten years ago, Edward was accused of murder and Bella was his alibi. Now, the murder remains unsolved and Bella hates Edward. Can a penchant for gothic mystery, a hearty dose of lingering hostility and the desire for a clean conscience really be enough to right old wrongs? Rated M

Halfway to Anywhere by SydneyAlice-rec'd by Jenn G.
Life on the streets is hard. Life on the run is even harder. Two troubled teenagers try to escape their horrific pasts in hopes of a brighter future. Rated M

Left Without a Choice by Momma2fan-rec'd by Evilnat
After her parents are murdered, Bella and her brothers flee to the protection of their Godfather. When Bella discovers information that puts her life at risk, her only choice is to marry a man that she hates. Edward is a hard man, one that wants nothing to do with his reluctant bride. Can this pair ever learn to love each other...before their enemies destroy them? Rated M

Luckless by NinaQ-rec'd by Edmazing
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

Maybe One Day by IdPattThat-rec'd by Cappricorn75
One drunken New Year's Eve turns into more than what Leah was looking for. Rated M

My Backwards Walk by Musicalvoice-rec'd by Layathomemom
Despite Edward's best attempts, he and Bella aren't together. But every Friday, like clockwork, she ends up at his apartment in the early hours. This is a story about wanting, having and the messiness it entails. Rated M

Nightmare Before Christmas by LyricalKris-rec'd by Sixdlb5
When Edward's son died, he took Edward's heart and soul with him. Even a decade of mourning didn't seem good enough. But then, Edward met college student Bella who thrived despite her own tragedy. Can Edward's cold, dead heart beat again? Rated M

Protector: Something at First Sight by Kitty T's Keyboard-rec'd by Nic
Hollywood actor Edward Cullen moves back home to New York to reconnect with his family, and escape the stress of LA after a bad break-up and the end of filming for his latest movie. His first night back in town he goes to visit his cousin's new club, and meets a beautiful yet odd young brunette. EPOV, A/H, canon pairings. Rated M

Relentless by StillDreaming85-rec'd by Sherry N/Nic
Bella meets Edward and sparks fly. She thinks he's a charming businessman, but he's not. He's in the Mafia. How will she handle it when she finds out? Will an innocent girl like her be able to survive in his world? Rated M

Resurfacing by NewTwilightFan-rec'd by Nic
Bella is anxious to finally meet the object of her desire: handsome, wealthy, enigmatic Edward Cullen. After almost three years of talking and teasing via e-mail, text and phone calls, is she truly ready for something real? Rated M

Something's Gotta Give by Ericastwilight-rec'd by Sixdlb5
Two troubled pasts that took different paths. She takes life by the horns and tries to live it to the fullest. He hides away on the mountaintop, rough all around. What happens when they meet? What happens when their worlds' collide? Rated M

Symmetry by Aftrnoondlight-rec'd by Nic
Love comes slowly when it's the truest. A modern day romance designed and told by Edward. Rated M

The Anonymity of Being by Perpetually-rec'd by Layathomemom
A mother's undying love is tested to the limits of pain when a ferocious guilt casts bushfires across the plains of her daughter's heart. Rated M

The Pie Equation by TheQueenWriter-rec'd by Sixdlb5
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 Slowest Burn by TypoKween-rec'd by Evilnat
"I don't even realize that the air has gotten hazy. Or that it smells like skunk, or that amidst the clouds of smoke, leaning against the wall is Edward Cullen." Rated M

The Speciation of Me by QuinnLark-rec'd by Sixdlb5
My favorite word was fuck. It always had been; always would be. I took my coffee black - French-pressed - and my wine dry and red. I took Jake with a shot of whiskey; Edward with a mimosa. I was stuck between a mix of worlds - theirs and a hazy one I could never see clearly - and it was all a gigantic mind-fuck. Rated M

Volition by Rochelle Allison-rec'd by Maplestyle
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

1 comment:

  1. Love the love! Thank you for the rec!
    (Madi Merek)