Category Archives: Action/Adventure

A Different Beginning by mad_fairy

Story Title: A Different Beginning Author Name: mad_fairy Category:   Harry Potter Content Rating:  All Ages Status: Complete Length:   95,326 words Story Summary:  A very slight change in Harry’s introduction to the magical world has unexpected consequences. Gioia’s Rec: It’s hard … Continue reading

Posted in Action/Adventure, AO3 Bookmark, Content Rating-HP: All Ages (G-PG), Drama/Angst, Friendship/Mentorship, Gen, Harry Potter, Harry-centric, Sirius Black avoids or escapes Azkaban earlier than in canon, Spoilers for Philosopher's/Sorcerer's Stone | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Wizards IN SPACE (series) by esama

Series Title: Wizards IN SPACE Author Name: esama Category:  Harry Potter Content Rating:  Teen (for mild language) Status: Primary story (D.S.S. Requirement) is Complete; The alternate POV sequel (D.S.S. Enterprise) is MIA. Length:  49,581 words Story Summary: Dumbledore’s Army use the … Continue reading

Posted in Action/Adventure, AO3 Bookmark, Content Rating-HP: Teen (PG-13), Crossover, Fantasy/Folklore/Mythology, Favorite Story, Favorite Story-Harry Potter, Fluff, Friendship/Mentorship, Gen, Harry Potter, Outsider-POV, Sci-Fi, Series, Spoilers for Order of the Phoenix | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

An Ever-Fixed Mark by AMarguerite

One would think that having the name of one’s soulmate appear on one’s wrist on one’s 16 bday would make matrimony less complicated. It does…not at all for Elizabeth of Pride And Prejudice. Gioia Recs this Jane Austen variation about soulmarks. Continue reading

Posted in Action/Adventure, ANGST! ANGST! ANGST!, AO3 Bookmark, Character Study, Col. Fitzwilliam/Elizabeth Bennet, Comeuppance/Vindication/Schadenfreude, Content Rating-P&P: Adult (NC-17), Content Rating-P&P: Mature (R), Conventional (Canon) Couple, Deviates from canon at or post-Hunsford, Drama/Angst, Elizabeth is wealthy, titled, or connected, Era: Regency, Fluff, Friendship/Mentorship, Het: M/F, Historical Novel or Setting, Humor/Parody, Hurt/Comfort, Longer road to resolution, Main Character Death, Mr. Darcy/Elizabeth Bennet, OMC/Elizabeth Bennet, Original Character featured, Original Character/Canon Character, Out-of-character behavior (Deliberate), Pride & Prejudice, Reunion-fic, Romance, Series, Soul Bond, Marriage Bond, Other Similar Bond, Unconventional Couple | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Timely Brothers by NyGi

Story Title:  The Timely Brothers Series (Start with “Baby Brother to read chronologicaly; or go to the Trick or Treat Series to read the same stories organized by writing date.) Author Name:  NyGi Category: Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) Category: Harry Potter … Continue reading

Posted in Action/Adventure, Alternate Universe, Baby/Kid-Fic, Character Study, Content Rating-HP: All Ages (G-PG), Content Rating-HP: Teen (PG-13), Conventional (Canon) Couple, Crossover, Drama/Angst, Favorite Story, Favorite Story-Harry Potter, Fluff, Friendship/Mentorship, Gen, Harry Potter, Harry Potter/Ginny Weasley, Harry rescued from the Dursleys, Het: M/F, Hurt/Comfort, Introspective, Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), Outsider-POV, Post-CA:Civil War, Post-CA:Winter Soldier, post-canon setting, Pre-canon setting, Ron Weasley/Hermione Granger, Series, Spoilers for Deathly Hallows, Superhero Saturdays | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Guest Rec: This, You Protect by Owlet

Thought-provoking, character-driven, methodical & excellent writing technique, captivating plot, utterly addictive, and worth every second of my attention. I hope this tale goes on forever. Continue reading

Posted in Action/Adventure, Amnesia, Audio Book, Captain America, Character Study, Drama/Angst, Favorite Story, Friendship/Mentorship, Gen, Hurt/Comfort, Introspective, Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), Outsider-POV, Post-CA:Winter Soldier, post-canon setting, Reunion-fic, Sci-Fi, Series | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

These Cuts I Have by Melindaleo

This more recent, completed story is a marvelous sequel to DH, covering the immediate aftermath the Battle of Hogwarts through 1 September. Continue reading

Posted in Action/Adventure, Bill Weasley/Fleur Delacour, Character Study, Content Rating-HP: Teen (PG-13), Conventional (Canon) Couple, Drama/Angst, Favorite Story-Harry Potter, Fluff, Friendship/Mentorship, Harry Potter/Ginny Weasley, Harry-centric, Het: M/F, Hurt/Comfort, Introspective, post-canon setting, Romance, Ron Weasley/Hermione Granger, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The Martian by Andy Weir

Story Title:  The Martian Author Name: Andy Weir Category:   Published Book Category: SciFi Amazon Url: Story Link Content Rating:  Teen (for language) Status: Completed, with movie made Length:   385 pages Story Summary:  Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one … Continue reading

Posted in Action/Adventure, Drama/Angst, Favorite Story, Gen, Introspective, Published Novel, Sci-Fi, Sci-Fi Novel, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The Broken Wall by TaraSoleil

Story Title:  The Broken Wall Author Name:  TaraSoleil Category:  Harry Potter Story Url: Story Link Content Rating:  Mature Status: Complete Length:   80,648 words Story Summary:   It was only a book. No harm ever came from reading a book. Gioia’s Rec: … Continue reading

Posted in Action/Adventure, Content Rating-HP: Mature (R), Harry Potter, Hermione-centric, Maurader-centric, Sirius Black/Hermione Granger, Spoilers for Half-Blood Prince | Tagged | 4 Comments

Innocent by MarauderLover7

Story Title:  Innocent (I only recommend Chapters 1-71) Author Name:  MarauderLover7 Category:  Harry Potter Story Url: Story Link Alternate Url: Google Doc Content Rating:  Mature (I’m not sure why it’s got such a high rating. I would’ve said “Teen,” and that’s … Continue reading

Posted in Action/Adventure, Alternate Universe, Baby/Kid-Fic, Character Study, Content Rating-HP: Mature (R), Friendship/Mentorship, Gen, Harry Potter, Harry rescued from the Dursleys, Harry-centric, Introspective, Sirius Black avoids or escapes Azkaban earlier than in canon, Sirius-centric | Tagged | 3 Comments

The Cold Heaven by WendyMR (WMR)

Story Title:  The Cold Heaven Author Name:  WendyMR (aka WMR) Category:  Doctor Who Category: Torchwood Story Url: Story Link Alternate Url: Story Link 2 Content Rating:  Teen Status: Completed Length:   52,777 words Story Summary:   “They say black holes are like … Continue reading

Posted in Action/Adventure, Alternate Universe, Capt. Jack/Ianto, Character Study, Companion: Capt. Jack Harkness, Companion: Rose Tyler, Content Rating-DW: Teen (PG-13), Conventional (Canon) Couple, Doctor Who, Doctor-10, Doctor-10.5, Doctor/Rose/Jack, Drama/Angst, Friendship/Mentorship, Het: M/F, Het: Multiple, Hurt/Comfort, Introspective, Main Character Death, post-canon setting, Reunion-fic, Romance, Slash, Spoilers for DW Series 4, Spoilers for TW Series 3/CoE, Threesome, Torchwood, Tragedy, Unconventional Couple | Tagged , | 2 Comments