FanFic Friday: Our Favourite ‘Bossman’ Edwards

It’s time for one of our “Favorite Edward” posts! This time we want to share with you some of our favorite Edwards who are the boss. Vampire, 109 year old, but stuck at 17, Edward is great, but there are some really amazing AH Edwards who actually work for a living, right?

 I can safely say, I would NEVER be late for work, if my boss looked like this.  Man, the things I would do, to get on his “good side”…

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FanFic Friday: The Elusive Mr.Cullen and The Diner

This pic has NOTHING to do with my post…simply a gratuitous Rob pic because he’s so damn cute…*grins*

Now that I have your attention…this week I’ve got two fics that have absolutely nothing in common. *laughs* I chose one dark and one light…which is a pattern for me when I read fic. I love the angsty stories, but it helps to read something with a bit of levity to even out afterwards. I’ve chose The Elusive Mr. Cullen for your angsty, twisty pleasure…and The Diner, a lovely fluffy piece that will even satisfy your sweet tooth. Find out how, after the jump…

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FanFic Friday: Free for All Friday with Annie and Debb

It has been a great Valentine’s week here at Bookish Temptations! If you missed, be sure to check out sweet messages from some of your favourite literary characters. Swoony, smexy goodness. 🙂

A Valentine from Blake to Livia

A Valentine from Gabriel to Julia

A Valentine from Dominic to Kerrigan

A Valentine from Gabriel to Jessie

A Valentine from Caleb to Lauren

Now, Annie and I thought about doing a Valentine’s post but to be honest we don’t particularly like the holiday (lol – if it ain’t Edward who cares, right? I kid. Kinda). And besides, too much sugar is bad for you. 😉 So, in the spirit of “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get” we are having a Free For All Friday with a little of this, a little of that.

I recently read two very sad but incredibly well done one shots and have been dying to share them with you. First up, a very short one. I was actually stunned when I saw the word count after reading because I was rapt for what felt like hours. I was truly swept up in this not-an-easy-read story. Maybe it felt longer because I was holding my breath the whole time.  If you check this one out let me know. I’d love to discuss it in the comments.

Forever Mine by 107yearoldvirgin

The one shot that stemmed from two simple words: What if? Twilight – Rated: M – English – Suspense/Angst – Chapters: 1 – Words: 1,848 – Reviews: 36 – Published: 12-14-11 – Bella – Complete

Fans of 107yearoldvirgin’s stories will be happy to hear she has been reposting previously pulled fics!!! I’m especially excited to have Mannyward back on FFn. 🙂

Next up, another sad one. I love a tortured Edward and I love mentally shouting at a character while reading. This is beautifully descriptive and so poignant.

The Only Right Way Left by SleepmyBella

What if Edward never changed Bella? To him, it’s the only right way left. One-shot entry for the Black Balloon Contest. AU/in character. Rated M for lemon and mature subject matter.

*puts on my Renee voice* Okay… enough with the heavy. This next fic is just about one of the sweetest things I’ve ever read. I read it with sappy, happy tears in my eyes. I just loved it – and if you read the above fics you may need a little pick-me-up. Here it is.

Tiara by SydneyAlice

Edward had been unable to give his princess the wedding of her dreams the first time around. Can he convince her to marry him again? Valentine’s Day fluff. AH.

Two more one shot recs from Annie! First up…

I’ve had this next one on my list for a while. With Annie’s stamp of approval it’s being read TODAY!

Cherry Moon by Lola-pops

In 1962 I find truth in bad boys, loud cars and cheap bourbon. Originally written for the 2011 FGB Compilation.

From Annie: The secrets people had to keep back then are mind blowing. Angst alert. (and thank you to Nancy, aka Socalmom2four for the 1962 Edward and Bella pic! *smooch*)

Another one shot rec from Annie…

Bad Penny by elusivetwilight

In the sultry summer heat, Bella finds a dirty penny. Can she expect more in exchange from the person who finds her? One Shot written for the Fun With Your Clothes On Contest. AUAH E&B

From Annie: This one is pretty and wistful. The ending is wide open so you can imagine your own HEA.

The Age of Edward contest is now open for voting!! There are so many fantastic entries and banners. Remember, there are Young Adult and Literotica categories as well as a banner contest. A treasure trove, my friends. Be sure to check it out and vote, vote, vote. 🙂
Thanks so much for stopping by. We can’t wait to see what YOU have been reading. Have a lovely, fic-filled weekend. xoxo Annie and Debb

FANFIC Friday: ‘Off the Beaten Path’ and ‘Bronze’

Hi all! Welcome back. Today isn’t just Fan Fic Friday… it’s FREAKY FRIDAY! Annie and I have traded places today. In a complete turnaround, Annie has voluntarily and happily read a vamp fic! *throws the blood-red confetti*. I’m not quite as freaky as her; my choice is all-human and a historical fic. Erm… Okay, I’m not freaky at all. Annie is the super freak. So, I’m going to let her go first. 😉

Annie’s choice this week is…

Bronze by mothlights

Edward is a rebellious newborn lashing out at those who try to help him. At his wit’s end, Carlisle asks Isabella, the woman who was once his mentor, to take Edward in until his bloodlust cools. ExB Very AU – COMPLETE

Lots more after the jump!

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