ETA: Coming out in August I’ve just finished Kaleidoscope: Diverse YA Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories . This excellent collection succeeds in every possible way: not only does it fulfill... I’m sure you’ll end up with at least as many favorites as I did. 1 The only imbalance I could perceive in the anthology is in the sex of the protagonist: the protagonists are almost all female.
ETA: Author updated after reveals. Reccing a fantastic story over at hd_smoochfest . Based on The Butterfly Effect, this fic focuses on Draco as he tries to change the past to affect the future...some very light (and completely consensual) bondage; some (temporary) character deaths. Epilogue compliant? Nope, sorry, that must have been missing from my copy of Deathly Hallows. Word Count:
ETA: Author updated after reveals. THIS STORY. This fantastic gem over at hprarefest is a post-War Kingsley/Remus piece with Kingsley as Minister and Remus as his ever-so-reluctant Senior... Remus does not want to date, and he certainly does not want to work for the government. Fate, however, has different plans. Whatever Happens, Don't Keep Calm (And Definitely Don't Carry On)
A while ago I read Open Mic: Riffs on Life Between Cultures in Ten Voices, a collection of short stories and reminiscences (including one in cartoon form) edited by Mitali Perkins. I talked a little...Hera, available for listening as a podcast here. This too I've only just begun listening to, but I can tell you already, the way the narrator's Hephaestus-themed powers work is pretty cool.
http://femmefest.livejournal.com/87863.html Written on Skin , NC 17, Rowena Ravenclaw/ Helga Hufflepuff: I love the exploration of their different intellects and the clever magic http://femmefest...are wonderful http://hp-beholder.livejournal.com/91605.html Could not love you any better , PG 13, Amelia Bones/ Charity Burbage: a comforting story for all of us who aren't very young anymor
To anyone who loves Science Fiction(Space Opera) like I do, may I point your attention to the following deal: www.amazon.com/Fledgling-Liaden-Universe-Sharon-Lee-ebook/dp/B00APAELRI/ref=sr_1_4 This...entry point to the Liaden Universe, and is currently free for Amazon Kindle right now. If you like fun, character driven stories with rich world building,give this series a shot. You won't be sorry. :)
I’ve recently needed to upgrade my work wardrobe, which was a trial until I decided to bite the bullet and buy clothes online. Then everything became much easier than I was expecting. Clothes! That look...( http://shop.nordstrom.com/c/eileen-fisher ). Fit is a little large, but is very comfortable, just as advertised. This entry was originally posted at http://cupidsbow.dreamwidth.org/416124.html
If you haven't yet seen "Cloud Atlas" then you definitely should. It's a remarkable, intricate, intelligent film with stellar performances by an incredible cast, taking place over several centuries of...here because (a) I think you guys'll enjoy it, and (b) our dear Mr. Weaving plays six different characters in it, turning in (as did they all) excellent performances with each. Do check it out!
After I have read most entries (just the very long ones I have not found the patience to start on), it is time for a rec-post and for a BIG THANK-YOU to therealsnape for making us the Xmas present...livejournal.com/44296.html My True Love Gave to Me (rating: G, pairing: Poppy Pomfrey/Amelia Bones) makes use of the words of the song by this name.... desaster strikes, but it ends well...
After two weeks it is time for a first post with recs: If you can read only one story - this is it: a Minerva/Miss Marple crossover, funny and educational, clever and full of suspense: "The Case of the... http://minerva-fest.livejournal.com/52063.html The story for teachers ;-): even Minerva finds it a bit hard to get started: "Lesson Plans", PG, http://minerva-fest.livejournal.com/51948.html