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[sticky entry] Sticky: Harry Potter Fic Recs

Sep. 19th, 2025 05:54 pm
arenee1999: (TMR)
My HP Fic Recs. I tend to like multi-chapter epics (50,000+ words) and the majority of them are rated R/NC-17. I much prefer fics that aren't on fanfiction.net, but I won't rule out reading them if there are good reviews (gushing over the author doesn't count) even then I'm leery however. I also prefer completed fics, I've been burned too many times by WIP's, my one continual exception is AYLNO.


Why, yes I've found a fandom where I like Het pairings. ;) It happens so rarely it deserves special notice. *grins*

NOTE: Updated Feb. 13th 2019

Recs are divided up by pairing

You can find more recs in my memories here, with my recs tag here and on AO3 here. All these links have multifandom recs, not just HP. You will also find more recs in many fandoms here

NOTE: Some links may be broken, I am trying to list other places to find those fics. If you find a broken link, leave a comment and I'll try to fix it.

Lucius/Hermione )
Rated: Teen-13/Mature
Summary: Hermione's world turns upside down when she runs into Lucius at Grimmauld Place. Loyalties are tested...and Lucius must figure out why he is drawn to a girl that is everything he always hated.
NOTE: There is some serious grammar!fail in this fic, my opinion is that it's worth reading anyway. If you really can't get past the grammar, I have an edited copy saved in a word .doc (and a .mobi file) I can email to you. It's not perfect, but it's better.

A Complication of Desire
[livejournal.com profile] laurielover1912
Rating: Explicit
Warnings: Mild BDSM, language, explicit sexual content, infidelity (within a non-marital relationship), voyeurism
Summary: The Ministry has initiated a Community Service programme in which people who fought for the Light are assigned a Death Eater to mentor. When Hermione is assigned someone she detests passionately, she finds herself reacting to him differently than she would have anticipated. And the presence of another former enemy only complicates things further.

The White Peacock ***** (One of my All Time Favs) 
[livejournal.com profile] bambu345
Rating: Explicit
Summary: For some, a paradigm shift takes a fraction of a second.  For Lucius Malfoy, that fraction of a second is three decades in the making.


Eden
obsessmuch
Rating: Explicit
Warnings: Dark!fic, Rape, non-con, abuse, kidnapping, character death, Stockholm Syndrom
Summary: An obsession that destroys everything it touches.
NOTE: Despite the warnings I highly recommend this fic. It is as beautiful as it is horrible and the end will leave you in awe.


Adventurous Hearts Trilogy: The Temple , Nimue's Island , Merlin's Tomb ( on Adult Fanfiction. Net)
members.adult-fanfiction.org/profile.phpSnapes_Goddess
Rating: Explicit
Wanngs: AU, EWE, Also contains Hermione/Severus & a tiny bit of Severus/Hermione/Lucius
Summary: Dr. Hermione Granger hits a stumbling block when a bit of Death Eater magic bars her way into an archeological site, her only option is to seek the help of Prisoner Lucius Malfoy.  Paroled in exchange for his assistance, Lucius finds himself trapped in an ancient temple with a mudblood witch and at the mercy of a voyeuristic witch who demands certain sacrifices in exchange for freedom.  Can they fulfill the demands and still remain emotionally detached?


19 Years Later
knitchick
Rating: Explicit
Warnings: DH compliant, Epilogue compliant, Also contains Hermione/Ron & Harry/Ginny
Summary: Are things really so wonderful 19 years later? Hermione finds that saving someone else may very well end up saving her as well.



Muggle Studies
Speculating
Rating: Mature
Warnings: Lucius is a bit OOC, but it is for a reason
Summary: After a year of litigation, Lucius Malfoy has a choice - a year in Azkaban to pay for his sins, or prove he's a changed man by passing third-year Muggle Studies, the new and improved version taught by none other than the esteemed Miss Granger. Even worse, his only son may be attracted to a Weasley. Oh, the horror.

 

Lucius/Hermione/Severus )
Rated: Mature
Summary: Hermione thought she had finally found the perfect job but what will she sacrifice for the chance to get her parents back?
Original Prompt: Hermione needs help recovering her parents after the war. Lucius owes her a debt, and she collects. Snape can come too if you like.

A Gift of Love
[livejournal.com profile] madeleone
Rated: Mature
Summary: A child unexpectedly comes into Hermione's life through unusual circumstances. When the secret of the child's paternity is revealed, it will change all of their lives forever. Written for the 2012 Lucius Big Bang

A Blance of Three
[livejournal.com profile] madeleone
Rateing: Mature
Summary: It's seven years after then end of the war and Voldemort's fall, the wizarding world is in shambles. Hermione uses Arithmancy to figure out that a triad needs to be formed to restore balance to the wizarding world. This time it includes two Slytherins, and a Gryffindor, and the Gryffindor is her.
 


Harry/Draco )
Rated: Mature/Explicit
Summary: Harry owns a Pastry shop and who should walk in but Draco Malfoy. Unbeknownst to Harry, his life is about to get interesting.
(There isn't a summary with this fic and I suck at writting them, so ignore my clumsiness and go read the fic)

What Separates Us
Amy
Rated: Explicit
Warnings: mild BDSM, mentions of underage non-con incest
Summary: A mistake in Potions leads Harry to see Draco Malfoy in an unexpected new light.


Runaway Wizard
Suiyou
Rated: Mature
Warnings: Torture, BDSM, Manipulative!Dumbledore
Summary: Harry finally gets tired of being mistreated by the Dursley's and his complaints ignored or dismissed by the faculty of Hogwarts so he runs away. He learns a lot on the streets and in the world he falls into.
NOTE: I almost feel I should put this in the Gen category, however, it does end up as Harry/Draco eventually

Hush of War ***** (One of my All Time Favs)
faire_weather
Rated: Mature
Summary: Voldemort has made a bargain with Harry to stop killing muggles and muggle-borns (when at all possible, of course) in exchange for Harry's cooperation. While Harry thinks he's using the time to find a way to defeat the Dark Lord, he will realize that Voldemort is always one step ahead, and so long as he isn't killing anyone...what's the big deal? He has bigger things to worry about now, anyway. Includes dementors, pureblood culture, the prophecy, what exactly happened with Lily's sacrifice, magical breakthroughs, children Death Eaters, and portraits of family.

Raspberry Jam
VVC
Rated: Teen/Mature
Warnings: Magical Inheritance, mostly Draco POV
Summary:Draco tries not to think of his upcoming transition and the unwanted partner chosen for him by his father. Then he finds he may have a choice after all. Will the faith he puts into his choice be rewarded?

Returning to Sanity
AchillesTheGeek
Rated: Explicit (Mature version on FFN)
Warnings: Eighth Year, Mpreg(special circumstances)
Summary: It's just after the Battle of Hogwarts, and the insanity that was Voldemort is over. The clean-up is about to begin. How will the Wizarding World return to sanity? And will Harry manage to keep his?

Severus/Harry )
Rated: Explicit
Warning: Underage
Summary: Harry wants revenge. Harry has a plan. But is Harry Slytherin enough to avoid his own trap?

Soldiers
faviconliteraryspell
Rated: Explicit
Warning: Underage
Summary: After Harry’s ill-fated Occlumency lesson, he visits Snape in a fit of guilt—with only minor ulterior motives. Will Snape allow him to cross the line? And can they both find a moment of peace amidst the war?

Visiting Hours
faviconRickey
Rated: Explicit
Summary: Harry visits Snape in St. Mungo's after the war and it leads them down a new a road.

The Apple Tree ***** (One of my All Time Favs)  AO3
Philo
Rated: Explicit
Warnings: Heavy Angst, AU, Unintentional rape
Summary: Harry returns for his seventh year determined to change the status quo. A long (but completed!) tale of romance, betrayal, initiative and derring do!

The Long Road Skyehawke
[livejournal.com profile] leni_jess
Rated: Explicit
Warnings: Also includes Harry/Lucius/Severus and mentions Severus/Lucius
Summary: Every long road has a turning eventually; Lucius's ex-lover Severus and Severus's lover Harry will help him find it.

It All Started with A Visit to Gringotts ***** (One of my All Time Favs)
Jadedragon36
Rated: Mature
Warnings: Evil!Dumbledore (No, really he's EVIL!!), Powerful!Harry
Summary: Voldemort is dead and Harry has finally graduated from Hogwarts and is ready to live his life, but his world is turned upside down when he realizes friends can become enemies and enemies become friends.
Draco/Hermione/Lucius )
Rated: Explicit
Warnings: Incest
Summary: Hermione's breath hitched. She blinked in confusion behind the silk and listened to see if this was only bluff to heighten the game.


Protecting His
[livejournal.com profile] solas_divided
Rated: Explicit
Warnings: AU, Light BDSM,  *No Incest*
Summary: Her life had never been perfect, but she was trying. She left the man she loved in order to protect him from the truth. But her worst fears come to pass when their son is cursed and the only way to save him is by revealing the one thing that would change everything.


Becoming Lady Malfoy AO3 and FF . Net
Miss Fantastic
Rated: Explicit
Warnings: EWE, AU -ish, *No Incest*
Summary: To finally end the war, Hermione must agree to a marriage with the other side.  Being engaged to marry one Malfoy would be stress enough, but Hermione finds herself outnumbered by Malfoys two to one!  While she tries to navigate her new relationship, not everyone is happy with the situation.
Severus/Hermione )



Tom Riddle Pairings... )
Pairing: Tom Riddle/Ginny Weasley; Harry Potter/Ginny Weasley (used as a background pairing to keep this canon-compliant, as requested)
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: 1,142
Summary: Ginny Weasley has grown up to marry her childhood crush, but it isn't her husband who haunts her dreams. It's a first love that drags her into darkness when he comes to visit her nightly dreams.

A Snake Named Voldemort ***** (One of my All Time Favs)
estalita11
Pairing: Tom/Harry
Rated: Mature
Summary: After being turned into a snake and unable to change back, Lord Voldemort is forced to turn to the only other living Parselmouth, Harry Potter. After making a deal, Harry agrees to help the Dark Lord return to his human form.

Have You Ever
Lady Moonglow
Pairing: Tom/Hermione
Rated: T
Summary: With the war looking bleak, the Golden Trio, Ginny, Draco, and Lavender go back to Tom Riddle's 7th Year to destroy Lord Voldemort once and for all. What Hermione DIDN'T count on, however, is a shared common room, a curse, and a little thing called love.

Abandon & Reclaim ***** (One of my All Time Favs)
[livejournal.com profile] batsutousai
Pairing: Tom/Harry
Rated: Mature/Explicit
Warnings: Extreme OOC (but brilliantly done!), Torture, Child Abuse, Dark!Harry (But he's not actually Dark, not really), Evil!Dumbledor
Summary: Harry gets left in London by Petunia and runs into Voldemort. Strange things happen.

Ultima Ratio
Winterblume
Pairing: Tom/Hermione
Rated: Mature
Summary: Ultima ratio - the last resort. At last the day of the Final Battle against Lord Voldemort has come. Harry, Ron and Hermione fight bravely against their nemesis - but then something goes wrong. And Hermione finds herself alone in a precarious situation.
Note: A near unforgiveable amount of Sp&G errors, but so very worth it if you can stick it out and read it anyway!

Paraselenic ***** (One of my All Time Favs)
EmpyrealFantasy
Pairing: Tom/Harry, brief Harry/OMC & Harry/Lucius
Rated: Mature/Explicit
Warnings: Vampire!Harry, Drark-ish!Harry
Summary:Harry is finished with being the Light's whipping boy, the tragic boy hero that the world pinned its hopes on. He allows himself to be taken to another realm, only to emerge after ten years in the moment he left…with a whole new plan for himself. Maturity brings about understanding, and Harry understands just fine. This time, he'll chose his side in the war. The Light will never know what hit it.


Servants of the Malleus Malficarum
Belgaris
Pairing: Voldemort/Harry, Severus/Hermione side pair
Rated: Mature/Explicit
Warning: The Dark side is right & the Light side is wrong about Magic.
Summary:Fate is relentless. The greatest threat to the magical world in 300 years is stalking the lands. Myth is reality and a Lord of All Magic, protector of the whole Wizarding World has been named. Hermione is psychotic, and in love. Harry has a destiny. "I will tear anyone apart who gets in my way!"
 

Other Pairings )
Pairing: Snape/Harry if you squint really hard, canon levels of Snape/Lily
Word count: 1,576
Rating: G
Era: Post-Deathly Hallows
Warnings: none beyond spoilers through book seven.
Summary: Eight months after the Battle of Hogwarts, a package arrives for Harry.


Title: Pervert
Author: [livejournal.com profile] deirdre_aithne
Pairing: Harry/Draco, Harry/Scorpius/Draco, Harry/Draco/Scorpius/Al/James
Rating: NC-17
Word Count: ~5000 words
Warnings: Incest (like... a lot of it) and infidelity-ish at the beginning.
Summary: Shivering, Harry forced himself to stop moving closer to the bed and closed his eyes, trying to regain some sense of control over himself. What Draco was suggesting was wrong, and yet Harry's cock had begun to harden almost immediately after he'd pushed open the door.

Title: Five Minutes' Time
Author: [info]deirdre_aithne
Pairing(s): Neville/Draco
Word Count: 1,042
Rating: G
Summary: Waiting for the Hogwarts Express to carry them off to their 8th year at Hogwarts, Neville and his friends spy Draco Malfoy standing on the platform.

My First
[livejournal.com profile] jemixe
Rated: Explicit
Pairng: Lucius/Harry/Severus
Summary: Harry is serving detention with Snape. What happens when Lucius Malfoy walks in?


Title: Anything, Everything
Author: [info]lullabylily
Rating: NC-17
Word Count: 2,700
Warnings: consent issues (dubcon/noncon), underage (implied), mild d/s
Pairing(s): Lucius Malfoy/Regulus Black
Summary: The night after his Death Eater initiation, Lucius invites Regulus for a private meeting…

Delicate
Savva & Iwalters5
Pairing: Hermione/Xenophilius
Rating: PG-13
Summary(A/N): This little one was written for the RarePair Reverse Cliché Challenge. My reversed cliché is "Hermione/Older Male" where Hermione seduces the reluctant older wizard.

Through the Eyes of A Child ***** (One of my All Time Favs)
www . sinful-dreams .com/unicorn/fic/index. php
jamies_lady
Rating: Mature
Pairing: Draco/Hermione
Summary:Life changes forever when a child falls through time and lands in Malfoy Manor


Worth The Risk
Inell
Rated: Explicit
Pairing: Hermione/Teddy
Warnings: Mentions of child abuse, torture, rape, kidnnaping, human trafficking and murder (Hermione's Deputy Head of Magical Law it's one of her cases)
Summary:When Hermione gives in to temptation and kisses a much younger man, she has no idea how her life is going to change. As Hermione and Teddy navigate a new relationship, they also have to deal with her misgivings regarding their age, his insecurities, her children, his godfather, her ex-husband, and a case at work that keeps them busy


Stygian Trilogy
Ignite  Starfall  Oblivion
Slide
Rated: Mature
Pairings: Rose/Scorpius, Rose/OMC, Albus/OFC, OMC/OFC
Warnigs: Character Death (Happy Ending)
Summary: A mysterious illness leaving a mere handful of uninfected. A school in quarantine, isolated from the outside world. Danger on all sides, striking seemingly at random. And, at the heart of it all, Scorpius Malfoy, the only man to believe this is a part of a wider, dangerous plot.


Uncertainty
Immortality22
Rated: Mature
Pairing: Severus/Harry/Lucius
Warnings: Magical Inheritance, Creature fic, Mpreg, Slavery
Summary: Faced with a new magical inheritance, Harry Potter’s life has just taken a sudden turn. As he struggles to walk this new path, he learns to rely on those he is now tied to. But, in order to get the love he needs, he learns he must make a heart-breaking decision …. and live with the consequences. 

 



Gen )
Rated: Teen/Mature
Note: Severitus
Summary: It all started with a letter from home and family. Except, Harry doesn't really have either, does he? He's about to get them. A Snape-adopts-Harry story providing an alternate 6th year.

Blood Magic FictionAlley, Potions and Snitches, FF . Net
[livejournal.com profile] gatewaygirl
Rating: Mature
Note: Severitus
Summary: Blood magic was supposed to keep Harry safe, but his relatives are expendable. Blood magic was supposed to keep Harry looking like his adoptive father, but it's wearing off. Blood is a bond, but so is the memory of hate -- or love.

Thrice Defied Trilogy: Part 1 , Part 2 , Part 3
Rae Kelly
Rating: Teen/Mature
Warning: AU after DH, EWE
Summary: Snape's last request was for Harry to listen to Lucius Malfoy and to trust him...but what Lucius has to say will change his life forever.
Note: I've listed this as Gen since the pairings involved are not the main focus of the story. The pairings are as follows: Harry/Ginny Hermione/Ron Hermione/Draco Draco/Astoria Narcissa/Lucius Severus/OFC

Harry's First Detention & Harry's New Home
kbinnz
Rating: Teen
Note: Severitus
Summary: What happens when Severus finds out at the beginning of Harry's first year just what his life has been like.

The Best Revenge
Arsinoe de Blassenville
Rating: Teen
Note: Severitus
Summary: Everything changes, because the best revenge is living well

The Heir to Prince Manor || Return to Prince Manor
DaughterOfAres & Snapegirl
Rated: G
Note: Severitus
Summary: When Harry wakes one morning, he discovers a badly injured Snape in his living room, and tries to hide him. But Petunia discovers them and reveals a secret she has kept for thirteen years--one that will change the course of Harry's life forever

Fate's Favourite
The Fictionist
Rated: Mature
Warnings: Torture, Grey!Harry
Pairing: None Tom Riddle&Harry Friendship
Summary: You always get the stories where Harry goes back into Tom Riddle's time, then either stays or gets sent back. End of, unless he tries to make Voldemort good. But what if thing's went differently...what if, just once, someone followed a time traveler back?


I'm always looking for new fics to read. If you know of a fic you think I'll love, based on these recs, feel free to leave a comment here. You can see other pairings I'm interested in here.

Reading

Jan. 19th, 2019 10:02 pm
arenee1999: (Fanfic)
 After finishing a reread of (Draco/Harry fanfic) Runaway Wizard by Suiyou, I turned to the three books I got for Christmas. All three are memoirs.

First up was My Year at the Moulin Rouge by Cliff Simon.I became a fan of Cliff via Stargate SG-1 and  his portrayal of everybody's favorite Goa'uld Ba'al, but I knew vey little about his life beyond that. This book was very engaging. The look behind the scenes of the Moulin Rouge was amusing. What I found most interesting though, was the look at how he changed and grew and how his views and beliefs changed and evolved  once he moved beyond his, rather sheltered, childhood.

Next was On the Road (Growing Up in Eight Journeys - My Early Years) by Richard Hammond. I have read Richard's other memoir books and loved them. I love the way he writes. He writes the way people talk, so his books read as if he was sitting next to you telling you the stories. That said, I didn't much care for this book. I found it a tad boring.

I saved, what I knew would be my favorite, for last. Thanks a Lot Mr. Kibblewhite: My Story by Roger Daltrey. I have wanted to hear/read/see Roger's story told by him for years. There are so many stories about The Who, and it's members, floating around and many of the tales have grown in the telling and with this book we finally get a look at some of those stories from Roger's pov. It's about time. I love this book. Many of the embellishments are stripped away and we see Roger, and The Who, in a very straight forward, no nonsense way. The book is hilarious, thoughtful, melancholy, painful, joyous and It's extremely refreshing.

After all that I found a note I made to remind myself to add a few fanfics to my Harry Potter fic recs post and decided I better re read them to refresh my memory so I would get any needed warning correct. So right now I am half way through a reread of Returning to Sanity by AchillesTheGeek. I forgot just how long this would take me to read. This fic is not for the faint of heart, it's over 640,000 (that's not a typo) words! So, look for it and two other fics, to e added to that post in the coming weeks.(2 Draco/Harry & 1 Severus/Harry/Lucius)

arenee1999: (Username - flowers)
 Sorry, I've been a bit M.I.A., I've been reading the books I got for Christmas and just sort of ignored the world for a bit. 

But!!!! I have news! I got tickets to see The Who in St. Paul on September 6th, which is the day after my birthday! I'm very excited!!!!
arenee1999: (dragon)
 I came down with a cold last Tuesday which left me feeling awful for a few days. Unfortunately when I get sick I tend to end up with a cough that lingers for a few weeks. So I'm mostly fine now but still have an annoying cough.

Because of being sick I decided not to participate in [community profile] fandom_stocking . I knew wouldn't have the energy to fill any stockings and I don't like to make requests if I can't fill other's requests.

I'll likely be fairly quiet until Christmas is over. This is a very stressful time of the year for me and I don't handle it well. I'm snarky and rude at the best of times and all this stress makes it much worse.

I shall go curl up with my Kindle and read fanfic 'til I feel better. ;)

arenee1999: (Username - flowers)
This post is likely going to ramble a bit and seem to jump off in different directions randomly. Sorry. I kinda need to just spew forth words because even a month after finishing this last book I'm still reeling a bit from it.

The Honorverse is probably my absolute favorite book series. It's also just about the only Science Fiction I read. When I started reading the series I had never read any Science Fiction at all and a lot of the technical stuff baffled me. It took quite a while, but I eventually figured it out.

I highly recommend the series.

If you have never read or maybe never heard of the series and are interested, I have a post with information, links and a proper reading order here.

Spoilers Spoilers Spoilers! You have been warned )

Doctor Who

Dec. 7th, 2018 07:07 pm
arenee1999: (Tardis)
 Last year in September, I mentioned my reservations about the direction the show would be taking. I was taking a wait and see approach to Jodie as the Doctor, but wasn't keen on Chris Chibnall. And I've been proven right. *sigh*

Cut for length )
*Please forgive any typos. I'm  stuck posting from my phone.

arenee1999: (dragon)
 Fandom seems to have come full circle. After the mass exodus from LJ we scattered, some here to DW, many to Tumblr, some to Facebook and some to various other sites. Now with Tumblr doing it's best to commit suicide many of us that took refuge there are migrating back to where we should have been all along. My main reasons for not staying here after leaving LJ were 1) only a small portion of fandom migrated here 2) I was disenchanted with the LJ/DW style blogs. My fandoms were changing rapidly and my flist didn't/couldn't keep up. 3) I couldn't (and still can't) host my graphics here. I had over 2500 images hosted on LJ and only a handful (literally) will fit within the limited space available here. *sigh*

So while I migrated to Tumblr and Facebook for my fannish endeavors, it only took a few years for me to become disgusted with how fandom evolved on those sites. It became a toxic dumpster fire, with more ship wars and vitriol than I had ever seen; and considering my fandoms, I have seen some pretty nasty stuff. So, I pulled away from fandom and just skirted the fringes for the last two years or so. But I have recently decided, I miss fandom. More specifically, I miss how fandom worked on LJ. So, I've come home.

Expect few posts in the coming days. I have  things to say about Doctor Who, David Weber's Honor Harrington series and Stargate.

To new friends, feel free to browse through my old posts or even take a look through my Tumblr (arenee1999) to get a sense of who I am. My Tumblr will tell you exactly who I am, the wide mix of content creates a rather complete picture of my personality. I also have some of my graphics posted there. My favorites will probably get posted here eventually. I also have a small amount of fic posted on AO3 (arenee1999). Most of it's crap, but it's there if you're curious.

ETA:
I have once again signed up for [community profile] fandom_stocking after a two year hiatus. For those that don't know what that is: It's a gift exchange. You post a wishlist and other people fill them. You can get/give fic, art, graphics, recipes, recs, general greetings. You're not required to gift to everyone but are encouraged to gift to a few people. I always try to gift to at least a few people with small/obscure fandoms listed, as they tend to get the fewest gifts.


TV things!

Sep. 10th, 2017 12:51 pm
arenee1999: (Username - flowers)

Fall television season is about to start! I’m anxiously awaiting the return of a few shows, The Blacklist, The Flash and Supernatural the most. Also, The Librarians. There aren’t many new ones I’m interested in this year, I will be watching Seal Team, because David Boreanaz.

Other shows, new and returning: Supergirl, Scorpion, Legend's of Tomorrow, This Is Us, Designated Survivor, The Good Place (ridiculous, but I watch it anyway), Arrow, Blindspot, The Gifted (maybe), The Orville (maybe), Black Lightning (maybe).

Then of course there’s the Christmas episode of Doctor Who. I am excited and sad all at the same time for that. Excited and curious to see what happens and how it all plays out. Excruciatingly sad to see the Twelfth Doctor go. I legitimately have no opinion on Jodie as the Doctor. I will wait and see how she does before I judge, I was wrong about Eleven being awful, I've learned my lesson. My worry is Chris Chibnall as show runner. I’ve seen his episodes of Doctor Who and I don’t like them. I’ve seen Broadchurch and I don’t like it. I don’t really like most of his Torchwood episodes, so no I don’t have high hopes for the writing and direction of the show moving forward. But enough of that for now. I’ll complain more in December!

I did take the summer to watch a few things I hadn’t seen before. Star Trek Voyager, which I LOVED! Primeval, I also liked quite a lot. Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, what the frack even is that?!?! Seriously, it’s bat-shit crazy! It’s also just odd enough that I might watch season 2, though I’ll wait for it to finish airing and binge watch it all at once.

Bye Bye LJ

Apr. 30th, 2017 06:33 pm
arenee1999: (Default)
Well, it's official... I just received the email from LJ. Dear Arenee1999, On 2017-04-30 at 23:29:13 your journal was deleted.It will take awhile for it to be purged, but as of now I no longer have an LJ account.


arenee1999: (Username - flowers)
And this will be my last ever post. I'm very sad to be leaving but I'm not willing to stay with the way the site has changed and with the changes to the ToS.

Everything that I can move to Deamwidth has been moved. I will be deleting this journal by Sunday April 30th.



Comm Pimp

May. 22nd, 2016 01:02 pm
arenee1999: (Wentworth Miller)
If you're a fan of Legends of Tomorrow come join us @ [livejournal.com profile] lot_fans

Currently most of the group ships Captain Canary, but we are trying to get a more diverse membership. Everyone is welcome no matter who you ship or if you don't ship anyone!


Oh, and uh... Hi everyone! *runs and hides*
arenee1999: (Username - flowers)
Our oven stopped working just after Christmas. We've replaced the ignitor and the thermostat and it's still not working. It will likely be summer before we can start looking for a new one. *sigh*  In the meantime we've had to rely on recipes we could cook on the stove or in the slowcooker. I've spent a bit of time going through some of my recipes to see which ones that go in the oven could be adjusted to work on the stove or in the crockpot. I've also been combing the recipe sites for new ones.

I found a couple really good beef stew recipes so I thought I'd share. The first one can be left on the stove to cook on a low heat. The second can be done in a crockpot/slowcooker as long as you brown the meat on the stove then add everything to the crockpot.


Jamaican Beef Stew with Rice )



Beef Stew with Leeks )
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[Error: unknown template qotd]Hahaha! I'm actually doing that now! I've been binge-watching House M.D.. I love it because Hugh Laurie is perfect. ♥

I have done it before with other shows as well, Buffy, Highlander, Andromeda, Charmed, Blake's 7, Relic Hunter, to name a few. :)
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Day 15

In your own space, create your own challenge. What’s something you want to see more people doing in fandom? Is there something fun you’ve tried that you think other people would enjoy if they gave it a go? Dare your friends to try it out, and have fun with it.



1) Try something new! Be it a new fandom, a pairing you never thought to try or a kink/trope you've been  ignoring. [livejournal.com profile] epic_recs [livejournal.com profile] crack_van and [livejournal.com profile] smallfandomfest are good places to start looking

2) Post a rec for that one fic/art/vid/book/show/movie/etc you've always loved but have been ashamed to admit to liking.

3) Join/participate in a community/meme/activity designed to make you create and/or interact with a larger portion of fandom. such as:. [community profile] snowflake_challenge, [community profile] fandom_stocking, [livejournal.com profile] naarmamo, NaNoWriMo, or join a landcomm (there are dozens) or post in a friending meme or just join something designed to make you post more [livejournal.com profile] 100things_index, 30 day meme, rectober, etc
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Day 14

In your own space, post recs for at least three fanworks that you did not create.


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In your own space, talk about a creator. Show us why you think they are amazing.

This is both difficult and easy. There are so many awesome creators in fandom, narrowing it down to one is near impossilble. There are so many that I love that I'll read anything they care to write. I know I'll forget a bunch, but here is a partial list: [livejournal.com profile] van, [livejournal.com profile] stillrose, [livejournal.com profile] killabeez, [livejournal.com profile] aspenlight, [livejournal.com profile] batsutousai, [livejournal.com profile] nautibitz, [livejournal.com profile] jinxed_wood, [livejournal.com profile] madeleone, faviconGood_Witch, faviconliteraryspell, and a whole bunch more. Everyone on my flist is there because I like what they do. ♥♥♥
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Day 12


In your own space, talk about what you bring to fandom. It can be something tangible, or not.

Each one of us interacts with fandom in their own way. What is yours? Do you create fanworks? Edit? Cheerlead? Create rec lists? Mod a challenge? Leave awesome feedback? Click that Kudos button (and maybe wish it could be clicked more than once per fanwork)?


Didn't we already answer this with or responses to days 1, 3 & 5? I create graphics, occasionally write and I've beta-ed a few times. I also ocassionally leave comments and I leave kudos.
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Day 11


In your own space, post a rec for fannish and/or creative resources.



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