Monday, March 16, 2015

What we're reading in TLS this week:

While Mondays are known to be normally terrible, you can't have a bad Monday when it's time for Lemonade! We have a variety of great fic recs for you to check out and hopefully cheer up your Monday. There's swagger, sex appeal, and some mystery to boot! Settle down with your computer or reading device and open the door to these possibilities. Let the writer know where you saw them recommended and as always, thanks for stopping by The Lemonade Stand.

♥ Nic & Six

A New York Affair by Kirenlocke-rec'd by Nic
"Do not trust Edward Cullen, he will destroy you." She chanted the words every day from nine to five until he decided to up and fuck her brains out against his desk. Rated M

Anyone Else But You by Iambeagle-rec'd by Cappricorn75
Bella's clueless when it comes to men, especially her friend's boyfriend. Rated M

Breaker Baby by ThisIsReallyHappening-rec'd by CullensTwiMistress
Mama said she wanted someone noble, upright, and godly for me. I just wanted him. Somewhere along the way, I found out what I wanted wasn't always what I needed. Rated M

Going Down by Redtini-rec'd by Nic
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

Gothic by author-self-insert-rec'd by Everyfreakingbody!
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

Heart's Desire (Ceanothus gloriosus) by Daisyandphoebe-rec'd by Cappricorn75
Bella's life, predictable and streaked with poor timing, can use a re-landscape. The decision to make some changes brings with it an old friend. The boy who had pulled up a chair, opened a sketch pad, and infiltrated her mind for four years stands, now a man, behind her screen. But inviting him in is not as simple as opening the door. Rated M

Incredibly Weird World of IMSwan by Staceleo-rec'd by Suebee Betafairy
Being a teenager is annoying enough. Add in your new town being overrun by vampires and you have nothing but trouble. This is the story of the incredibly weird world of Isabella Swan. Just another reimagining of Twilight in the fan fiction world. Rated M

Lies Destroy by Awish0921-rec'd by Sixdlb5
Edward Masen's future, for all intents & purposes, was as bright as the sun. He had everything, a home, parents that loved him, girls falling all over him, law school on the horizon, then with a single twist of fate, it all came crashing down making Edward question everything he's ever known. Rated M

Milk Money by Nocturnal Emissions-rec'd by CullensTwiMistress
DRABBLE: Edward Cullen is a famous movie star. His son is a week old and can't seem to keep any formula down. The mother of the child, Tanya takes off leaving Edward alone with their newborn. After trying nearly every formula on the market, Esme, Edward's sister suggests breast milk. It seems like a long shot, but will Bella answer the ad and save the day? Rated M

Pen Pals by Greye Granger-rec'd by Midnight Cougar
After being pen pals for years, Bella and Edward had planned to meet during the fall of 2014. Unfortunately, they lost touch, and now Bella is making the trip cross country to see him. Will Edward be there? Will he have moved on entirely? Rated M

Remember Me by IsaKassees-rec'd by Edmazing
"If I only got one day a year, I would make it count." One secret tree, one magic sunset, one chance to make a wish. Childhood sweethearts turned penpals, they grow up together and apart, falling in like, lust and love. Rated M

Something Beautiful Remains by Bethesda Gray-rec'd by Midnight Cougar
After terrible loss, Bella returns to Forks to tie up loose ends. What she finds, though, is a new beginning she never could have imagined. Vampire AU, Edward/Bella. Rated M

The Baby Whisperer by Compass54-rec'd by Nic
She manipulated me so easily. Twenty-one, beautiful and curious is a perilous mix. Host's Choice and Judge's Choice in the May to December Romance Contest. Rated M

The Bull Rider by Edward's Eternal-rec'd by Jenn Granat/Midnight Cougar
Bella's an exemplary student who enjoys her part-time job at the University, helping with event days; except when she has to deal with one particular sponsor. Edward Cullen runs the most popular country bar in the area. Handsome, charming and cocky, he only has eyes for one member of the student body. Can he ever make her see beneath his fa├žade? Rated M

The Invisible Line by Littlecat358-rec'd by Nic
Edward and Bella, friends since high school, are very close. So close, that the line between friendship and something more is often blurred. Will they ever cross the line or will they always teeter on the edge of what could be? Rated M

The Road Home by Iridescent Silver-rec'd by Nic
"I let it go. It's like swimming against the current. It exhausts you. After a while, whoever you are, you just have to let go, and the river brings you home." ― Joanne Harris. Rated M

The Second Time Around by Anhanninen-rec'd by Jenn G.
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. Rated M

The Trouble by Twilightholic-Tanya-rec'd by Layathomemom
The trouble with boys like Edward Cullen is I can already see how it will end. But the thrill of driving down this road with him is almost worth the crash. Rated M

Turning Pointe by Viridian6-rec'd by Midnight Cougar
Edward's life was a non-stop party – drinking, drugs, girls – he's completely out of control. Determined to win back his father's approval, he befriends sweet & innocent Bella. His plan backfires, but can he give up his new addiction? Rated M

Witness Seclusion by FyreMasen-rec'd by Nic
Detective Cullen has only one objective: put the murderer of a young prostitute behind bars. What he doesn't consider is where his evidence might come from and what he'll have to do to ensure its safety. Rated M


  1. Grad Night by Robzbeanie is a wonderful continuation of the o/s from the Bandward contest. It's getting great review! Check it out!

  2. Thank you for the rec for Going Down! I also can't wait to dive into these other fic's!