amalthia: (Darcy Lewis)
DCU - Arrow

Jules_Ink - What happened in Vegas
INSTANT REC!!! This was an amazing "what if" story. I loved Oliver and Felicity's relationship, the character voices, and seeing how differently the first year went with Oliver and Felicity teaming up sooner.

(recs-DCU,recs-Arrow,Pairing:FelicitySmoak/OliverQueen,Length:200k-300k,recs-instant!rec,f4)


Harry Potter

lumosed_quill - Right Hand Red
This was a lovely 8th year story. I loved seeing everyone return to Hogwarts and how Draco and Harry redefined their relationship.

(recs-HarryPotter,f4,Length:20k-50k,Harry/Draco)


who_la_hoop - Tea and No Sympathy
INSTANT REC!!! I loved Draco's pov, the concept, and the banter between Draco and Harry.

(recs-HarryPotter,recs-instant!rec,Length:50k-100k,Harry/Draco,Trope:GroundhogDay)


Bex-chan: Isolation
INSTANT REC!!!! I loved the plot, the character voices, and the romance between Draco and Hermione felt real to me. I couldn't stop reading once I started.

(recs-HarryPotter,f4,recs-instant!rec,Pairing:Draco/Hermione)


Teen Wolf

exclamation - Don't Savage The Messenger
INSTANT REC!!! I loved the premise, the world building, character voices, and I could not stop reading once I started. I loved Stile's pov and use of magic.

(recs-TeenWolf,recs-instant!rec,f4,Length:50k-100k,Pairing:Derek/Stiles,Warning:Slavery,Trope:Magic)


HurtStiles - How Do You Want Me?
INSTANT REC!!! This story had me hooked from beginning to end. It's horrifying in so many ways, but I loved seeing how Stile managed to deal with his situation and Theo was actually kind of scary in this story. I cried reading this story.

(recs-TeenWolf,recs-instant!rec,f5,Length:50k-100k,Pairing:TheoRaeken/StilesStilinski,Warning:Rape,Warning:Torture)


Thor

hotchoco195 - Frost's Son, Snow's Daughter
I really enjoyed the premise and seeing how Loki and Natasha worked things out.

(recs-Marvel,recs-Thor,f4,Length:50k-100k,Pairing:Loki/NatashaRomanov,Trope:ArrangedMarriage)


Avengers

Winterstar - The Silence In-Between
This was a hard story to read because the future is so bleak, but I loved how everyone came together to try and stop Hydra. The character voices, the action, and imagery were excellent.

(recs-Marvel,recs-Avengers,f4,Length:100k-200k,Pairing:TonyStark/SteveRogers,Warning:Rape,Warning:Slavery,Warning:Torture)

amalthia: Stephanie Brown Batgirl (Stephanie Brown Batgirl)
It took my grandparent asking why I hadn't posted to my LJ/DW in so long for me to realize it's been well over a month since I've posted any recs.

I was distracted by Escapade and going to Texas for a week during Spring Break. Plus I'm learning how to ski this winter. :)

Teen Wolf )
Supernatural )
Star Trek Reboot )
DCU )
Stargate Atlantis )
Thor )
Avengers )
Chronicles of Narnia/Torchwood )
amalthia: Stephanie Brown Batgirl (Stephanie Brown Batgirl)
This is a huge list of recs that go all the way back to October. In retrospect, I should have at least tried to post recs once a month. Hadn't realized how much time had passed since my last rec post.

Thor )
Avengers )
Teen Wolf )
Merlin )
Crossovers )
amalthia: Stephanie Brown Batgirl (Stephanie Brown Batgirl)
I realized it's been awhile since I posted any recs...enjoy!

DCU

live_eternal: You are forever in my mind INSTANT REC!!! I loved the atmosphere and the internal conflict for Bruce when he realized what he was feeling for Dick. It's tough to pull off a realistic underage story and I could not stop reading once I started. This is easily a new favorite in Young Justice fandom. :)

(recs-DCU,Pairing:Bruce/Dick,f4,Length:20k-50k,recs-instant!rec)


Star Trek Reboot

alpha_hydra - How We Are (but not how we're going to be) INSTANT REC!!! I had so much fun reading this story. I LOVED Spock's pov, the couple's therapy, and I loved that it took communication for these guys to realize they really do have something in common. Wonderful story.

(recs-StarTrekReboot,f4,recs-instant!rec,Kirk/Spock,Length:20k-50k)


Thor

que_sera - The Still Point of the Turning World I loved the concept, the character voices, and seeing how different Jotunheim is from Asgard.

(recs-Thor,recs-Marvel,Challenges:AvengersBigBang,PairingType:General,f4,Length:20k-50k)


theorytale - The Several Heirs of Loki Odinson, Prince of the Realm of Asgard It's a rare story that can combine humor and sadness so well in under 6k words. I also loved the idea of Loki going around adopting orphans.

(recs-Thor,recs-Marvel,PairingType:General)


galaxysoup - Darkness, Flooded in Light INSTANT REC!!! This story broke my heart and put it back together again. I LOVED all the original characters and Loki's character voice rang true for me. I could not stop reading once I started.

(recs-Marvel,recs-Thor,f4,recs-instant!rec,Length:20k-50k,author-galaxysoup)


Avengers

Croik - Every Judas Loved His Jesus INSTANT REC!!! I have a hard time describing this story because part of it is frustrating but at the same time I could not stop reading to see how it would end. This story is heartbreaking and captivating.

(recs-Marvel,recs-Avengers,f4,recs-instant!rec,pairing:SteveRogers/Loki,author-croik,Length:100k-200k,Warning:Non-Con,Trope:Genderbending,Trope:MPREG)


jadedoll - Buy You A Mockingbird I had a great time reading this story and I loved all the character voices and concept.

(recs-Avengers,recs-Marvel,Trope:Kidfic,Length:20k-50k,f4,Pairing:Tony/Steve)


porthos - (First Impressions Are) A Work in Progress Loved the character voices. This was fast paced and engaging. :)

(recs-Marvel,recs-Avengers,f4,Genre:Humor,Pairing:Tony/Steve,Length:10k-20k)


katsu - The Calculator INSTANT REC!!! This was a fun Loki story. I loved Loki's pov, his character voice, and the plot was interesting. I could not stop reading once I started. :)

(recs-Avengers,recs-Marvel,f4,PairingType:General,Length:20k-50k,recs-instant!rec)


Elspethdixon, Seanchai - King of Infinite Space INSTANT REC!! I loved the setup, the plot, character voices, and how the story plays out. I had a lot of fun reading. I was on the edge of my seat near the end.

(recs-Marvel,recs-Avengers,f4,author-Seanchai,author-Elspethdixon,Length:20k-50k,Pairing:Tony/Steve,recs-instant!rec)


scifigrl47 - Some Things Shouldn't Be a Chore INSTANT REC!!! This whole series is made of awesome. I had a blast reading and had a hard time laughing quietly.

(Genre:Humor,recs-Marvel,recs-Avengers,f4,recs-instant!rec,Length:50k-100k,Pairing:Tony/Steve,Pairing:PhilCoulson/ClintBarton)


kijikun - All That Remains I could not stop reading this story once I started. I loved the character voices, the plot, and parts of it were heartbreaking. I also loved how Tony did his best to keep everything together.

(recs-Marvel,recs-Avengers,Trope:Kidfic,Pairing:Tony/Steve,Length:50k-100k,f4,author-kijikun)


elise_509 - A Ghost Should Be So Practical I loved Logan's character voice, the plot, and the sex was hot.

(recs-Marvel,recs-Avengers,f4,Length:10k-20k,pairing:SteveRogers/Logan(Wolverine))


keelywolfe - In Extremis This was intense and I could not stop reading once I started.

(recs-Avengers,recs-Marvel,f4,pairing:Loki/Tony,Warning:Rape,author-keelywolfe)


gunboots - Big in Japan This was so funny. :)

(recs-Marvel,recs-Avengers,pairing:Loki/Thor,f4,Genre:Humor)

amalthia: Stephanie Brown Batgirl (Stephanie Brown Batgirl)
Thor

DemonQueen666 - What Once Was Lost Returned I had a blast reading this story. I loved the concept and I loved the way things worked out.

(recs-Thor,PairingType:General,Length:50k-100k,f4,author-DemonQueen666)


LJC - Simple, Not Easy INSTANT REC!!! I had so much fun reading this story. Darcy character voice was spot on and awesome. I loved the how she and Loki became friends and pretty much everything about the characters.

(recs-Marvel,recs-Thor,f4,recs-instant!rec,PairingType:Het,Pairing:Darcy/Hawkeye,Length:50k-100k)


Star Trek Reboot

thefarofixer - Laws of Ownership This was incredibly sweet and cute. I loved it.

(recs-StarTrekReboot,Kirk/Spock,f4)


Avengers

sam_storyteller: Arms and the Man Loved the build up and all the moments between Tony and Steve.

(recs-Avengers,recs-Marvel,author-sam_storyteller,f4,Length:10k-20k,Pairing:Tony/Steve)


sam_storyteller : Homefront INSTANT REC!!! I absolutely adored Tony's pov and felt how painful it was for Steve to adapt to losing everything. Wonderful storytelling.

(author-sam_storyteller,f4,recs-instant!rec,Pairing:Tony/Steve,recs-Marvel,recs-Avengers)


sororexitium - Ghost in the Wires I loved the premise, the character voices, and how everything turned out. Steve and Tony's interactions were funny and felt real.

(recs-Marvel,recs-Avengers,Pairing:Tony/Steve,f4,Length:20k-50k)


valtyr - Team Building Activities INSTANT REC!!! I loved the character voices, the plot, and all the team moments. I laughed more than once.

(recs-Marvel,recs-Avengers,Pairing:Tony/Steve,f4,recs-instant!rec,author-valtyr,Length:20k-50k)


DCU

quipquipquip - Shake Your Tailfeathers I loved the banter, the case, the sex and well everything about the story.

(Pairing:DickGrayson/StephanieBrown,f4,Length:20k-50k,recs-DCU,author-quipquipquip)


quipquipquip - Take the Heat Out of Me This was smoking hot and heartbreaking. I absolutely loved Jason's pov and sort of wish the comics went this route.

(recs-DCU,pairing:DickGrayson/JasonTodd,f4,author-quipquipquip,Length:10k-20k)


Inception

eleveninches - The Material Life of the Californian Suburb I had a blast reading this story. I loved Eames pov, his background, and pretty much everything else. :)

(Challenges:InceptionBigBang,f4,recs-Inception,author-eleveninches,Length:20k-50k,Genre:Humor,Pairing:Arthur/Eames)


eretria - The Trembling Of The Migratory Birds I had a hard time putting down this story once I started. I loved the mystery, the character voices, and the action felt believable. I also loved how events seemed to spiral out of control.

(Challenges:InceptionBigBang,f4,recs-Inception,author-eretria,Length:100k-200k,Pairing:Arthur/Eames, pairing:Ariadne/Arthur, Pairing:Ariadne/Eames, Trope:Threesomes)

amalthia: Stephanie Brown Batgirl (Stephanie Brown Batgirl)
Avengers

hetrez - Average Avengers Local Chapter 7 of New York City - Multifandom [Archive of Our Own] INSTANT REC!!! If you read no other story this upcoming week you should read this one. I got tears in my eyes and yet it was so funny at times and awesome.

(recs-Marvel,recs-Avengers,Pairing:Tony/Steve,f4,recs-instant!rec)

valtyr - Death of the Dream This was hot and hit all my kinks.

(recs-Marvel,recs-Avengers,Pairing:Tony/Steve,Warning:Rape,Warning:Non-Con,author-valtyr,Trope:Bondage)

amcw177 - The Undercover Boogie INSTANT REC!!! This was so funny and awesome. I loved the concept and the character voices worked for me.

(recs-Avengers,f4,recs-instant!rec,Pairing:Phil,Coulson/Loki,Genre:Humor)

kellifer_fic - one hundred percent skill, fifty percent luck I laughed more than once reading this story and I loved the tension between Steve and Tony.

(recs-Avengers,f4,author-kellifer,Pairing:Tony/Steve)

devildoll: Semaphore INSTANT REC!!! I absolutely adored Tony's character voice and seeing his pov. I also loved all the team interaction and the sex was hot. I laughed more than once.

(recs-Marvel,recs-Avengers,f4,recs-instant!rec,Pairing:Tony/Steve,author-devildoll,Length:20k-50k)


DCU

jane_potter - Duplicity I could not stop reading once I started. The story was utterly fascinating and I loved Harvey's pov and the sex was hot and tragic.

(recs-DCU,f4,author-jane_potter,Pairing:Bruce/Harvey,Warning:AttemptedRape)

Te and Mary: The Angels You Need INSTANT REC!!! I loved the premise. Jason and Tim broke my heart more than once and I've cried every time I've re-read this story. I sort of wish in the comics we got to see more of this Jason.

(recs-DCU,author-Te,f5,Length:100k-200k,author-Mary,pairing:Bruce/Jason,pairing:Tim/Jason,pairing:Jason/Stephanie,Pairing:Tim/Kon)

Cereta's: Hanging Work INSTANT REC!!! This was a wonderful "What If..." story where Dick Grayson becomes Catwoman's apprentice instead of Batman's. I loved the interaction between Dick and Bruce and how the story plays out.

(recs-DCU,author-cereta,f4,Length:20k-50k,recs-instant!rec,Pairing:Bruce/Dick)


X-Men: First Class

dvs - The Courtship INSTANT REC!!! This was a fun story to read. I loved the plot, the concept, the character voices, and the ending was perfect.

(author-01100100,recs-X-Men,f4,Length:50k-100k,Pairing:Charles/Erik,Trope:Reincarnation,recs-instant!rec)


Harry Potter

Celebony: A Hero I loved Dudley's pov and his character voice and sense of helplessness at his parents refusal to listen to him.

(recs-HarryPotter,PairingType:General,f4,Warning:Child-Abuse)


Tangled

Yahtzee - A Princess And A Guy Like Me I had so much fun reading this story and I loved the ending.

(recs-Tangled,f4,author-yahtzee63)


Vorkosigan

miss_lanyon - A Charity Case I absolutely adored this story. Byerly's character voice was spot on and I loved the plot.

(recs-Vorkosigan,PairingType:General,f4,Genre:Humor)

amalthia: (MLP Rainbow Dash)
It's that time of year again where I post my favorite stories and vids of 2011. Not all the stories were posted in 2011 but it's the year I found them for the first time, so it counts in my book. :)

The stories below are listed in no particular order or fandom preference. This year it was again difficult to narrow down my absolute favorites.

I have ebook versions for all the stories listed here (except for Family Matters) if you'd like a mobi/epub version of a story listed here and the author doesn't already have one email me at amalthia at gmail.com and I'll share my copy with you.


Star Trek Reboot, Merlin, Marvel (Avengers, Thor, Iron Man, X-Men), DCU (Batman, Young Justice, Flash), Fullmetal Alchemist, Inception, Vid Recs

Read more... )
amalthia: (Supernatural Sam Not Alone)
Star Trek Reboot

aldora89 - The Lotus Eaters INSTANT REC!!! This was an excellent story to read while trapped on a plane because it completely sucked me into the story and kept me entertained for hours. I loved the concept, the imagery was vivid and interesting. I also loved the relationship buildup. This was a truly awesome story.
(recs-StarTrekReboot,recs-instant!rec,f4,Kirk/Spock,Challenges:StarTrek-BigBang,Length:50k-100k)

Stargate Atlantis

michelel72 - Darkness Is the Only Sound INSTANT REC!!! This was an awesome team fic and I loved the concept so much.
(author-michelel72,recs-StargateAtlantis,f4,recs-instant!rec,PairingType:General)

X-Men

rageprufrock - Limited Release I loved all the characters and I really enjoyed the world building and seeing how different this world is as a result of one big change.
(recs-X-Men,f4,Length:50k-100k,author-rageprufrock,Pairing:Charles/Erik)

Yahtzee - The Hidden Heart I liked the use of mutant powers in the story and I had a lot of fun reading this story. :)
(recs-X-Men,f3,author-yahtzee63,Pairing:Charles/Erik)

dvs - The Last Spartan This was so much fun to read. I laughed more than once and it was really fantastic crack fic.
(recs-X-Men,Pairing:Charles/Erik,f4,Genre:Humor,author-01100100)

dancinbutterfly: Lab Rats and Tin Soldiers I loved the concept and once I started reading I couldn't stop. This was an engaging story.
(recs-Avengers,recs-X-Men,author-dancingbutterfly,f4,Length:20k-50k)

manic_intent - The Geometry of Chance I loved the concept and character voices.
(recs-X-Men,Pairing:Charles/Erik,f4,Length:20k-50k,author-manic_intent)

Avengers

gyzym: Momentum INSTANT REC!!! This was an awesome mirror to the story Ready, Aim, Fire. I couldn't stop reading once I started. I cried more than once and I loved the Tony, Steve sees.
(author-gyzym,recs-Avengers,f4,Length:10k-20k,Pairing:Tony/Steve,recs-instant!rec)

Penumbren - Indelible INSTANT REC!!! I loved the concept, the character voices, and the world building. I couldn't stop reading the story once I started and I loved the author's writing style. :)
(recs-IronMan,recs-instant!rec,Length:100k-200k,f4,Pairing:Tony/Steve)

manic_intent: The Tower of Yesterday I loved the concept of Tony being the one that was frozen in time and woken in the future. The author did an amazing job with the character voices and the action.
(recs-IronMan,Pairing:Tony/Steve,f4,Length:20k-50k,author-manic_intent)

DCU/Iron Man

freakyperfume: The Billionaire Boys Club This was a fun crossover story. There really aren't enough Bruce Wayne/Tony Stark fics.
(Length:10k-20k,Pairing:Bruce/Tony,f3,Trope:Crossover,recs-IronMan,recs-DCU)

Thor

feverbeats - Only Smile When I Lie I loved the concept and completely bought this pairing. :) I'm not sure why we don't get more villain romances????
(Pairing:Loki/Victor,Von,Doom,recs-Thor,f4,Length:10k-20k)

Merlin

MK_Yujji: The Promise Within This was probably one of my favorite Merlin Big Bang stories. I loved the concept and how Arthur dealt with his new magic powers. Uther is still a flawed but interesting man and I loved how the one change in Arthur changes all of their destinies.
(recs-Merlin,Pairing:Merlin/Arthur,f4,Length:20k-50k)

DCU/White Collar

C_R_Scott - Confidence Lost I had a blast reading this story. I loved the concept and seeing how the author merged White Collar and the DCU universe.
(Trope:Crossover,recs-DCU,recs-WhiteCollar,PairingType:General,f4,Length:50k-100k)
amalthia: (Angel Illyria)
Sorry for the long delay in recs. When delicious changed ownership it lost the blog posting feature that I relied on. I recently discovered how to have my pinboard bookmarks post to my dreamwidth account and this is my first use of the tool. (Formatting may be weird)

Avengers (Thor/Iron Man/Captain America)

walktheboat: Run for the Light
The author did a great job packing a lot of character development and story into this story.

(recs-Thor,PairingType:General,f4,Length:20k-50k,author-walktheboat,recs-Supernatural)

gyzym:ready, fire, aim
INSTANT REC!!! I had a lot of fun reading this story. I loved how the story started and all the moments that lead up to the ending. The character voices were spot on the story was incredibly entertaining. :)

(recs-Avengers,Pairing:Tony/Steve,f4,Length:20k-50k,author-gyzym,Trope:First-Time,recs-instant!rec)

marinarusalka: A wild, clear call
I loved the concept and it totally took me by surprise how much I loved this story. :)

(recs-IronMan,PairingType:Het,f4,author-marinarusalka,Pairing:Tony/Pepper)

twsomething: Honey, I Can See The Stars
This was hot, funny, and sweet. I loved how Tony romanced Steve.

(recs-IronMan,f4,Length:10k-20k,Pairing:Tony/Steve)

leonidaslion: Bedding the Wolf
This was hot and my heart breaks for Loki in this story.

(author-leonidaslion,recs-Thor,pairing:Loki/Thor,f4,Warning:Rape,Length:10k-20k)

valtyr: Secrets of a Successful Marriage
This was a lot of fun to read. :) I LOVED the concept and Tony's character voice.

(author-valtyr,recs-IronMan,Pairing:Tony/Steve,Length:20k-50k,f4,has:Pairing,has:Length)

valtyr: Tomorrow Belongs To Me
INSTANT REC!!! This story was so good. I loved how real Tony and Steve are and the plot was exciting. I had a blast reading the story and could not stop once I started.

(recs-IronMan,f5,recs-instant!rec,author-valtyr,Pairing:Tony/Steve,Length:50k-100k_)

Merlin

dayari: The Ivy Crown
I loved the plot, the imagery, the character voices, and I had a hard time putting down the story. I also loved that nothing was resolved easily.

(recs-Merlin,f4,Length:200k-300k,Pairing:Merlin/Arthur,has:Pairing,has:Length)

Inception

Croik: The Helix Trap

INSTANT REC!!! I had a blast reading this story. I loved the plot, the character voices, the imagery was engaging and sort of creepy.

(recs-instant!rec,recs-Inception,f4,Length:100k-200k,author-croik,pairing:Ariadne/Arthur,pairing:Eames/Robert)

X-Men:First Class

Yahtzee: Undone

I loved the concept, the character voices, and parts of the story are heartbreaking.

(recs-X-Men,author-yahtzee63,Pairing:Xavier/Magneto,f4)

DCU

Cinaed: Between the Shadow and the Soul
INSTANT REC!!! I loved the character voices, the quest, and I couldn't stop reading once I started. :)

(recs-DCU,pairing:Bruce/Diana,f4,Length:20k-50k,PairingType:Het,recs-instant!rec_)

victoria_p (musesfool): I'm not a sucker so I don't need a bodyguard

I loved Cordelia in this story! :) It's short and funny.

(PairingType:General,f4,Trope:Crossover,recs-BuffyTheVampireSlayer,recs-DCU,author-musesfool)
amalthia: Children of Dune Leto Ghanima sitting together (Children of Dune Leto Ghanima)
Star Trek Reboot

Of Twin Stars and Other Eccentric Satellites by winterhill (Kirk/Spock) I had a blast reading this story. I loved the mission, the character voices, and how the story turned out.


Leave No Soul Behind by whochick (Kirk/Spock) INSTANT REC!!! This story kept me up late because I could not stop reading. I loved the premise, the character voices, the action, and all the original characters.


DCU

Bloody Knuckles and Master Plans by aravistarkheena (pairing:Tim/Jason) I absolutely loved Jason's pov and character voice in this story/series. I also loved that it had a plot and just seeing how much these two guys could accomplish together.


The Babysitter by aravistarkheena (pairing:Tim/Roy) I loved Roy's character voice and I felt for Tim and what he'd gone through in such a short amount of time.


After the Dust Settles by aravistarkheena (pairing:Tim/Jaime) I had a blast reading this series. I loved Jaime's pov and my heart broke for Tim more than once. wonderful storytelling.


Iron Man

Secrets of a Successful Marriage by valtyr (Pairing:Tony/Steve) This was a lot of fun to read. :) I LOVED the concept and Tony's character voice.


Merlin

Along a Wandering Wind by Hope (pairing:merlin/gwaine) I loved Gwaine's pov in the story, the character voices, the plot, and all the details. Wonderful storytelling.


The Ivy Crown by dayari (Pairing:Merlin/Arthur) I loved the plot, the imagery, the character voices, and I had a hard time putting down the story. I also loved that nothing was resolved easily.


DCU/Losers

Excelsior! by Saone This was so much fun to read. It's from the Losers pov and had some really good lines and I loved the concept.

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