luxken27: (GH - Maxie fierce)
2020-03-01 12:03 am

Recommendations: Multifandom/Miscellaneous

rec⋅om⋅mend: to present as worthy of confidence, acceptance, use, etc.; commend; mention favorably

Hopefully, you'll find new stories here to tickle your fancy. Continually updated! =)

Recommendations: Multifandom )

Latest Update: May 5, 2014
luxken27: (meta - fanfic is most difficult)
2017-04-22 08:37 am

YAS

My favorite Sweet Valley snark blog has finally made the switch ~ [personal profile] the_oracle. We're up to the middle 60s of the classic SVH series, during Liz's rebellious phase when she wore red nail polish on her toes, permed her hair, and took up surfing lessons.

You know, smack dab between Magenta Galaxy and an uber-helping of ghostly Tricia Martin dramarama.

If you're a SV fan, these snarks are worth their weight in gold ♥
luxken27: (BSC - Charlie/Janine OTP)
2017-01-26 08:47 pm

Dear [community profile] hetswap Author...

Hello! Thank you for offering to write a fic for me! =) I am a hopeless romantic, and all of my major ships are het, so this exchange is like a dream come true, LOL. I like to think I'm easy to please, but I'll let you be the judge of that. Keep reading for my general likes/dislikes, and some prompt ideas to get your muse rolling...

AO3 name: [archiveofourown.org profile] LuxKen27

General Likes & Dislikes )

Fandom specific prompts, etc )
luxken27: (Heroes - Peter contemplation)
2016-09-02 03:53 pm

15-Love | 4: Cruel Summer


Title: Cruel Summer
Fandom: Sweet Valley High
Universe: Early canon (SVH #2, Secrets)
Genre: Angst, Romance
Rating: T
Word Count: 2,881
Summary: Bruce Patman was truly the last person she wanted to see, especially at that very moment.

Links: DW | FF.net | AO3

Written for the “gently” prompt on my 2016 Summer Mini Challenge table.

So now it's time to tackle canon - and SVH #2 Secrets certainly had a juicy subplot: Lila starting rumors about Ken Matthews having an affair with the pretty young French teacher, Nora Dalton.

Points of interest... )
luxken27: (GH - Maxie fierce)
2016-08-29 06:51 pm

Sweet Valley Sophomores | 8: Rendezvous


Title: Rendezvous
Fandom: Sweet Valley High
Universe: Pre-canon (sophomore year)
Genre: Romance
Rating: T
Word Count: 7,471
Summary: “You really know how to treat a girl, you know that, Bruce?” Lila shuddered. “Remind me to never do you a favor again.”

Links: DW | FF.net | AO3

Written for the “touch” prompt on my 2016 Summer Mini Challenge table.

Because I couldn't resist more Bruce/Lila fic - and because one idea spawned another, and then another...

Points of interest... )

This fic marks the third entry in a new series - "15-Love," which is the continuation of this Bruce/Lila-centric universe through the beginning of classic SVH canon. I didn't really feel right about putting the rest of these fics in the SVS collection, because technically nobody is anywhere *near* sophomore year anymore. Plus, I had the chance to make a new banner - win-win! =)


My current plans for my SMC table are to continue exploring this bit of headcanon-meets-actual-canon, mostly because I can't resist the idea of these two carrying on a super secret relationship behind everyone's backs, considering everything that happens in early SVH canon that involves these two. Oh, this is going to be fun! =)
luxken27: (GH - Maxie fierce)
2016-07-31 03:19 pm

Sweet Valley Sophomores | 7: One on One


Title: One on One
Fandom: Sweet Valley High
Universe: Pre-canon (sophomore year)
Genre: Romance
Rating: T
Word Count: 3,302
Summary: There’s nothing quite as dangerous as a bored Lila Fowler.

Links: DW | FF.net | AO3

Written for the "blue lagoon" prompt on my 2016 Summer Mini Challenge table.

Yeah, let's do this: let's explore that little pre-canon fling Bruce and Lila had before the classic SVH series started.

Points of interest... )
luxken27: (GH - Maxie fierce)
2015-07-12 09:16 pm

Sweet Valley Sophomores | 6: Hit Me with Your Best Shot


Title: Hit Me with Your Best Shot
Fandom: Sweet Valley High
Universe: Pre-canon (sophomore year)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Rating: T
Word Count: 4,615
Summary: Bruce Patman plays to win.

Links: DW | FF.net | AO3

Written for the "white diamonds" prompt on my 2015 Summer Mini Challenge table.

aka the Lila/Bruce/tennis OT3 fic - combining three of my very favorite things about the Sweet Valley universe :D

Points of interest... )
luxken27: (Heroes - Peter contemplation)
2015-05-18 09:42 pm

Sweet Valley High | Wish Upon a Star

Title: Wish Upon a Star
Fandom: Sweet Valley High
Universe: Early canon
Genre: Romance
Rating: X
Word Count: 17,922
Summary: Alternate ending to SVH #12 When Love Dies. Now that he has her back, he never wants to let her go…

Links: DW | AO3

This story is basically the fruit of a canon conspiracy theory: that Steven Wakefield and Tricia Martin were totally doing it during the final months of their relationship.

Points of interest... )

Writing this fic was a huge challenge for me, considering my smutbunny only appears every two or three years to nip at my heels, but I walk away from it feeling pretty satisfied with it. I also managed to fall in love with this couple in the meanwhile, and am probably not finished exploring their dynamic. I really came to appreciate these two, especially Steven, during this process, and I know I’ll never look at him the same way again.
luxken27: (Yuletide - Kermit)
2015-01-19 10:12 am

Sweet Valley High | Oneshot: The First Noel

Title: The First Noel
Fandom: Sweet Valley High
Universe: Early canon
Genre: Romance
Rating: K+
Word Count: 2,398
Summary: Steven and Tricia share a heady first Christmas together.

Links: DW | FF.net | AO3

My [community profile] fandom_stocking gift for [personal profile] mkrobinson was a bit of schmoopy Christmas-themed romance for everyone's favorite tragic SVH couple, Steve and Tricia.

Points of interest... )

It was fun to write some straight up non-angsty romance for the holiday, and [personal profile] mkrobinson seems to have enjoyed it, so yay! Even better was that I had a bit of a breakthrough on the longer, smutty story. *fingers crossed* I can finish it soon!! The notes post for it will probably be just as long as the story itself, LOL.
luxken27: (meta - fanfic is most difficult)
2014-09-08 07:31 pm

Sweet Valley Sophomores | 5: Like to Get to Know You


Title: Like to Get to Know You
Fandom: Sweet Valley High
Universe: Pre-canon (sophomore year)
Genre: Romance
Rating: K+
Word Count: 1,650
Summary: “Remember the first time I saw you?” Tricia asked.

“I’ll never forget,” Steven replied. “When I close my eyes, I can still see exactly the way you looked, splashing your feet in the ocean and trying to catch raindrops on your tongue. While everyone else on the beach ran as fast as they could to get out of the rain, I joined you at the water’s edge…You looked so beautiful that day…”


Links: DW | FF.net | AO3

Written for the "moment" prompt on my 2014 Summer Mini Challenge table.


Before there was Tragically Dead Regina, there was Tragically Dead Tricia...and before she Tragically Died, she lived a tragic life.

Points of interest... )

I'm quite pleased with my progress through my SMC table, but I refuse to jinx myself into not finishing it :P Suffice to say, Sweet Valley is eating my brain right now - so [livejournal.com profile] snarky_imp, I hope you're enjoying this influx of SV fic! :P
luxken27: (Heroes - Peter contemplation)
2014-09-01 11:24 am

Sweet Valley Sophomores | 4: Love is a Battlefield


Title: Love is a Battlefield
Fandom: Sweet Valley High
Universe: Pre-canon (sophomore year)
Genre: Drama
Rating: T
Warning: Language, innuendo
Word Count: 4,178
Summary: Roger Collins leads a double life.

Links: DW | FF.net | AO3

Written for the "play" prompt on my 2014 Summer Mini Challenge table.

Points of interest... )
luxken27: (Heroes - Peter contemplation)
2014-06-03 08:11 pm

Sweet Valley Sophomores | 3: Like a Prayer


Title: Like a Prayer
Fandom: Sweet Valley High
Universe: Pre-canon (sophomore year)
Genre: General (Introspective)
Rating: T
Warning: Language
Word Count: 2,915
Summary: On the first day of her sophomore year, Enid Rollins comes to terms with her tumultuous past – and looks to move forward in her new life at her new school.

Links: DW | FF.net | AO3

Written for [community profile] cottoncandy_bingo prompt "finding self."

And now, nine months later, here is my other 2013 SMC SVH idea :P

Points of interest... )

This is the third of my five prompts for my [community profile] cottoncandy_bingo card, yay! I have another idea sketched out, but am not sure what I'm going to do for the fifth one. I still have my fingers crossed that I'll be able to finish before the end of the round, though - maybe this year's Summer Mini Challenge will help push me over the hump? =)
luxken27: (GH - Maxie fierce)
2013-10-14 08:01 pm

Sweet Valley Sophomores | 2: Games People Play


Title: Games People Play
Fandom: Sweet Valley High
Universe: Pre-canon (sophomore year)
Genre: Drama
Rating: T
Word Count: 2,046
Summary: In which Bill Chase does the unthinkable: turns down a date with Jessica Wakefield.

Links: DW | FF.net | AO3

Wow, two weeks in a row?! I'm on a roll! =)

Points of interest... )

My next idea, also inspired by the Summer Mini Challenge, is going to require a bit more research, so I don't know that it will be ready to go by next week. I'm looking to branch out of Lila-land for awhile, though, if only because the *other* ideas I've spawned revolve around her. Variety is the spice of life and all that, no? =)
luxken27: (GH - Maxie fierce)
2013-10-07 02:09 pm

Sweet Valley Sophomores | 1: Under My Umbrella


Title: Under My Umbrella
Fandom: Sweet Valley High
Universe: Pre-canon (sophomore year)
Genre: Friendship/Romance
Rating: T
Warnings: Language
Word Count: 2,598
Summary: That’s the way the whole thing started – silly, but it’s true…Thinking of a sweet romance, beginning in a queue…

Links: DW | FF.net | AO3 | LJ

Good grief but its been a long time since I've written one of these posts! (Since February, in fact... o.O) BUT, I am (hopefully) back in the writing game, so here goes.

My project for the Summer Mini Challenge this year was going to be a little collection of oneshots focused on pre-canon classic SVH - basically, sophomore year fic. I jumped into this project whole-heartedly as summer began, doing a giant reread, taking notes, formulating ideas etc, but then RL got in my way. I was determined, though - because apparently I am a masochist.

Points of interest... )

I have a couple more ideas for this little series already mapped out, so I hope to have them up soon. I'm not promising this will be a quickly updated collection, or that it will have more than two or three entries - because goodness knows the last thing I need is yet another WIP on my plate, LOL. But its now officially Out There, so I guess I'll see where it takes me! =)
luxken27: (Kids Inc - beautiful dreamer)
2012-11-25 06:29 pm

Cozy evening recommendations

My rec lists are embarrassingly out of date (seriously), so I figured it was high time I added to them all the amazing fic I've read this year - yes, it's been a year! Where has the time gone?? Ugh, IDK. But I *do* know that, now that the weather has become most inhospitable, and as we slide into the holiday season, there's nothing better than sitting down to an amazing set of stories. There's something for everyone here - everything from the short and (bitter)sweet to stories you can really sink your teeth into.

Recommendations: Inuyasha, Baby-sitters Club/California Diaries, Downtown Abbey, Full Metal Panic, Sweet Valley High )
luxken27: (Heroes - Peter contemplation)
2012-07-10 09:51 pm

Sweet Valley series | Oneshot: Tears of a Clown

Title: Tears of a Clown
Fandom: Sweet Valley
Universe: Post-canon
Genre: Drama, Friendship
Rating: T
Warning: Language, innuendo
Word Count: 2,725
Summary: Winston accidentally learns of Todd and Jessica’s affair, and struggles to deal with it. Sweet Valley Confidential fix-it fic.

Links: FF.net | LJ | DW | AO3

This is my birthday present for [personal profile] impy, my Sweet Valley partner-in-snark =) Last year, when Sweet Valley Confidential dropped, I think we only managed to save each other's sanity by breaking out the big guns of snark. That horrible book practically demanded fix-it fic, and at the top of the list of character assassinations? Winston Egbert.

Points of interest... )

This is also the first piece I've written for one of the Summer Mini Challenge prompts! :D Super excited to have even filled in one, which is better than I managed last year, LOL. I chose the prompt laugh, which is represented by Elizabeth's clueless response in the bookstore. And the idea that you have to laugh, lest you cry, at the horrible twists and turns taken in life.
luxken27: (BSC - Santa hat)
2012-01-11 08:23 pm

Holiday fic recs

It's been a couple of months since I updated my rec lists, but there are so many wonderful things that I want to share/pimp that I'm probably going to have to make more than one post :P This one is to share ALL THE THINGS that were gifted (to me, or to others) during the holiday exchanges ~ [livejournal.com profile] yuletide & [livejournal.com profile] fandom_stocking.

First and foremost: FELLOW BSC FANS! If you love to squee about our awesome canon and amazing characters, you would be remiss not to join [livejournal.com profile] bsc_squee! What could possibly be better than having an entire community devoted to nothing but squee? Nothing, that's what! SO JOIN!!!

[livejournal.com profile] bsc_squee


Recommendations: Yuletide )

Recommendations: fandom_stocking )

Fic wasn't the only thing I received for [livejournal.com profile] fandom_stocking ~ I was also graced with an OTP fanmix, California Dreams icons and squee, as well as ultra-cute BSC OTP icons! :D :D :D I'd definitely say I lucked out this year ~ I'm still enjoying my bounty of gifts, as well as those amazing things gifted to others for the holiday season!

My rec lists are static at the top of my journal ~ Inuyasha | Baby-sitters Club | Multifandom/Miscellaneous ~ and you're welcome to look at them any time =)

I have another barrage of recs still to come, because this was hardly the tip of the iceberg, LOL! =)
luxken27: (GH - Maxie fierce)
2011-11-13 05:26 pm

Autumn afternoon recommendations

My rec lists are woefully out of date, which means there are lots of great stories under the cut! :D

right at the borderline is where I'm going to wait for you )