fics that recently finished up - a rec!

recently i found loads of my fav in progress fics finished up, so congratulations to those writers! now we’re all able to enjoy the storyline in its entirety. i personally love to read those fics as a whole again, to get the whole feel of the story again - knowing what’s to come and having the whole ride at once. maybe that’s something you want to do as well, so here are my fav fics that finished recently!! (i think some are still uploading an epilogue later but the rest all are finished)

- crooked heart by @nebulastyles a uni hate to love AU in which Harry is a cook and annoys Fiona a lot

- twinkle toes by @konstantine11-11 a hate to love AU in which tori’s in love with zayn (her sister’s fiancé) but his annoying best man harry turns out to be quite nice as well.

- true lies by @harrystyluhs a dystopian AU in which aurora is the daughter of the president and harry is a boxer.

- how you get the boy by @booksncoffee a hate to love uni AU in which tenley is in love with louis and his neighbour harry is very annoying (this is a harry story)

- dandelion and burdock by @stylesprimes a hate to love uni AU (again) (i love those) in which Frances meets a very arrogant and pretentious singer!harry

- skinny legs by @harryscribbles  a harry centric story in which he is a writer and also very troubled.

i’m not lying when i say these are all great fics and i’m gonna read them all over again now that they’re finished. if you haven’t read them you definitely should, and if you have, i’d recommend reading them again. 

We tend to see a lot of the same books around the YA community so we thought about doing a list of some of our favorite underrated books. These are the ones that we’d love to see more edits, gifsets, fanmix, discussions being brought here on tumblr and other social medias. Take a look at the summaries and find which one fits more what you like to read about, they may surprise you with an amazing story!

Charm & Strange by Stephanie Kuehn

“Andrew Winston Winters is at war with himself.

He’s part Win, the lonely teenager exiled to a remote Vermont boarding school in the wake of a family tragedy. The guy who shuts all his classmates out, no matter the cost.

He’s part Drew, the angry young boy with violent impulses that control him. The boy who spent a fateful, long-ago summer with his brother and teenage cousins, only to endure a secret so monstrous it led three children to do the unthinkable.

Over the course of one night, while stuck at a party deep in the New England woods, Andrew battles both the pain of his past and the isolation of his present.

Before the sun rises, he’ll either surrender his sanity to the wild darkness inside his mind or make peace with the most elemental of truths—that choosing to live can mean so much more than not dying.”

Colorblind by Siera Maley

“Harper has a secret…and it’s not that she likes girls. She has a rare and special gift: she can see how old other people will be when they pass away. Nothing she does changes this number, and that becomes especially clear when her mother dies in a car crash. With only one other person in the world who knows about and shares her gift, Harper is determined to keep her distance from everyone. Then she falls for Chloe… whose number is 16.

That means that Chloe doesn’t have twelve months to live. She doesn’t even have six.
She is going to be dead by the end of the summer, unless Harper can find a way to stop it.”

Conviction by Kelly Loy Gilbert

“Ten years ago, God gave Braden a sign, a promise that his family wouldn’t fall apart the way he feared.

But Braden got it wrong: his older brother, Trey, has been estranged from the family for almost as long, and his father, the only parent Braden has ever known, has been accused of murder. The arrest of Braden’s father, a well-known Christian radio host, has sparked national media attention. His fate lies in his son’s hands; Braden is the key witness in the upcoming trial.

Braden has always measured himself through baseball. He is the star pitcher in his small town of Ornette, and his ninety-four-mile-per-hour pitch al- ready has minor league scouts buzzing in his junior year. Now the rules of the sport that has always been Braden’s saving grace are blurred in ways he never realized, and the prospect of playing against Alex Reyes, the nephew of the police officer his father is accused of killing, is haunting his every pitch.

Braden faces an impossible choice, one that will define him for the rest of his life, in this brutally honest debut novel about family, faith, and the ultimate test of conviction.

Dirty London by Kelley York

“All London Noble wanted out of her senior year of high school was anonymity. The complete opposite of Jasmine, her emotionally unstable baby sister, London has worked hard to stay out of the spotlight.

Then she discovers that Wade, one of the most popular guys in school, is gay like her and their new-found closeness based around their shared secret has half the student body convinced they’re hooking up…and a lot of girls aren’t happy about it. Now she’s been dubbed “Dirty London.” Rumors are flying about her inability to keep her clothes on, and London is pretty sure she’s developing a crush on the one girl who sees through it all.

If she could admit why stealing boyfriends is the last thing on her mind—not to mention find out what’s going on with Jasmine and her rapidly disappearing psych medications—her life would be a much brighter place. But if her and Wade’s truth gets out, and if she doesn’t find a way to help her sister, London faces losing a lot more than her obscurity.” 

Every Last Word by Tamara Ireland Stone

“Samantha McAllister looks just like the rest of the popular girls in her junior class. But hidden beneath the straightened hair and expertly applied makeup is a secret that her friends would never understand: Sam has Purely-Obsessional OCD and is consumed by a stream of dark thoughts and worries that she can’t turn off.

Second-guessing every move, thought, and word makes daily life a struggle, and it doesn’t help that her lifelong friends will turn toxic at the first sign of a wrong outfit, wrong lunch, or wrong crush. Yet Sam knows she’d be truly crazy to leave the protection of the most popular girls in school. So when Sam meets Caroline, she has to keep her new friend with a refreshing sense of humor and no style a secret, right up there with Sam’s weekly visits to her psychiatrist.

Caroline introduces Sam to Poet’s Corner, a hidden room and a tight-knit group of misfits who have been ignored by the school at large. Sam is drawn to them immediately, especially a guitar-playing guy with a talent for verse, and starts to discover a whole new side of herself. Slowly, she begins to feel more “normal” than she ever has as part of the popular crowd … until she finds a new reason to question her sanity and all she holds dear.”

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1D Author Appreciation Week Recs

Hello!  As a kickoff to 1DAAW, I’ve made an extensive list of some of my favorite fics at the moment and why I think you should read them.  This includes both “big stories” and some that are not so well known.  

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anonymous asked:

Hiiiiiii, hope you had a great Tuesday! Was just wondering what fics you're reading at the moment? I'm getting the feeling that I've read everything Harry and it makes me sad

HIIIII I spent most of my Tuesday in a car, but at least it was sunny out! I hope your Tuesday was awesome, too!

Errrrrrmmmmm I haven’t been reading much of anything lately because I am TRASH™, but I’ll happily list all of the non-Harry fics that I’m currently reading and any that I’ve had intentions of reading!!! Also I’m sorry if I missed any!!! I tried to do ones that weren’t finished, but I can edit it later if you’re intersted in reading completed fics too! <3 Also, like usual, if there’s something I should be reading, lemme know! <3

But if you’re just looking for more Harry fics, here are some that you may or may not have started? And ones that I haven’t either because, hello, I am Trash™

ANNNNNDDD if that’s not enough of a list, here’s an ask I answered a while ago of all of the fics that I’m currently reading, sans links because I was lazy that time around. 

I should’ve put this under a cut, but I’m the worst. ANYWAYS, I hope this helped!!! <3 Let me know what you end up reading && make sure to send some love to the authors too because they’re all lovely gems and rays of sunshine. :)

More Cherik fics I’m going to read at some point in life
  • The Beat that My Heart SkipsRaven drags Erik out to the club, ostensibly for some work-related “team building.” She also invites her stodgy academic brother along. Erik anticipates awkward dance moves and a night of second hand embarrassment. What he gets is something else entirely… |  Wordcounting : 3k, Rating: T, AU: Modern/Still have powers
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  • King and Kingdom “Before the King takes up his crown; he must be taken by his Kingdom.”  | Wordcounting: 9k, | Chaptered complete (6/6) | Rating: M | AU: Prince!Charles | READ TAGS FOR ADDITIONAL INFO/WARNINGS
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  • Jupiter JazzPrince Charles Xavier is still Deputy Commander of the TEF Heartsteel and life has been great ever since he and his best friend and Commander of the Heartsteel, War-Prince Erik Lehnsherr, finally got all of their feelings out on the table. Better than great, really. It doesn’t help, though, that the Nyrulians are a bit sore over him blowing up their ship, and a war is brewing. And because Charles has that kind of luck, they’re in the middle of it. | Wordcount: 120k | Chaptered complete (15/15) | AU: Space | Rating: M
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  • The Associates Mob AU Series | Wordcount: 145k, currently with 6 works | AU: Mob | Rating: E (for most works on the series)
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  • Sail Away With MeBeing kidnapped was something Charles had always expected for someone of his noble position and the wealth he possessed. But not like this, not when he was stuck with a handsome pirate captain and surrounded by gifted people. There was no simple or easy way to escape (this feeling). | Wordcount: 5k | WIP | AU: Pirates | Rating: E

openlylesbian  asked:

some specifically korean poets i adore: ko un, chae ho ki, suji kwock kim, hyesoon kim, lee moon jae, huh su gyung, song jae hak, and seo jeong ju. as for poets who are asian but not korean, i recommend ocean vuong, nicholas wong, jenny zhang, bryan thao worra, beau sia, bao phi, and alex dang

Thank you!


Ocean Vuong has a poetry book, Night Sky With Exit Wounds, being released in April (one of the/my most anticipated this year).