:D :D :D

Dec. 26th, 2016 06:37 pm
glass_icarus: (rolly bird)
I was gonna wait to read more before I started on Yuletide recs but I can't, because LOOK A HUGE LONG NIRVANA IN FIRE FIX-IT FIC! The Next Life made me laugh, and cry, and laugh, and the character interactions are pitch-perfect. ♥ ♥ ♥ (Spoilers for... the whole series, I guess?)

Yuletiding

Dec. 26th, 2015 09:34 pm
glass_icarus: (ofelia)
First dive into the archive today! :D (Still not returning to Yuletide writing, but devouring all the fic remains one of my favorite things about this time of year.) Kicking things off with my year's-end nostalgia fandoms, by which I mean (for now, at least) the stuff still withstanding my Arthurian-legend burnout: The Dark is Rising* and GGK - someone wrote Fionavar this year! And Kim/Dave, no less. (I always get a kick out of seeing GGK fic written by NOT ME, as I don't really know other people who have written multiple GGK stories, lol.)

*Favorite of the lot: Wherein was bound a child, because... well. Because. asdkfja;sldkgj *_________* ♥

So excited to see Riddle-master fic this year omg!! McKillip's trilogy is one of my oldest favorites, and Like Petals from the Bough is basically heart-exploding.

Also, this year I can appreciate Georgette Heyer! Like this Inconvenient Marriage one: Inconvenience- a perfect non-textual love-triangle resolution if there ever was one, hah. And this Devil's Cub one: a thing with feathers- a modern AU that works surprisingly, hilariously, well.

And Bel Dame Apocrypha fic: The Ending is the Same Every Damn Time - Rhys/Nyx, pretty much the way I'm convinced that would go.

And Matrix fic! Ahh, I never realized I needed a fic like Parking in places with girls until I read it. Dorky Neo and awkward Trinity!! Heee. ♥

Also, Queen's Thief, eeeee :D for sins and false alarms is a great look at Gen's attendants, and you got me begging, begging, i'm on my knees is... exactly what it sounds like, heh.

Also excited to see a bunch of stories for Captive Prince and the Imperial Radch! And Gangsta. fic, which reminds me that I mean to read it at some point when I actually have time to spare... And good lord, 57 Hamilton stories (59 if you count the RPF)?! I haven't watched the show or really been particularly tempted to do so, despite my general appreciation for Lin-Manuel Miranda, but at this point I might just have to.
glass_icarus: (bey telephone still)
♣ The only (AWESOME) Yuletide story I've read so far this year: Our Voices Raised in Song by [personal profile] jibrailis! AHHHH ARCHANDROID-VERSE CROSSOVER ♥ ♥ ♥ :D

♣ Via angry asian man: Trolls and Martyrdom: Je Ne Suis Pas Charlie, by Arthur Chu

Gorgeous pic of the Grand Canyon after a New Year's snowstorm *___*

♣ Really cool Papaoutai remix by Pentatonix & Lindsey Stirling!
glass_icarus: (red cliff: sun shangxiang)
1. OMG YOU GUYS, [personal profile] crossedwires WROTE ME A NYR STORY FOR RED CLIFF! &hearts &hearts &hearts ride until we fall is so utterly glorious (Shangxiang! *______*), I can't even tell you. *flails* Go forth and read!

2. I was thinking about putting up a post for this year's Yuletide friending meme, but [personal profile] sarashina beat me to it! :D &hearts If you're interested in meeting new people who share your tiny fandoms, hop on over!

eta: 3. [community profile] dark_agenda's Chromatic Yuletide 2010 Challenge Summary & Discussion post is up! If any participants or readers have time to hop over and leave feedback, it would be very much appreciated. &hearts /eta

... I had a couple more roundups I meant to do (2010 book log, & perhaps one for icons), but eh. Will get to those at some later date.
glass_icarus: (ofelia)
Dear internets: NEW DESKTOP HAS ARRIVED! IT IS AMEZZIN! \o/ Also, since it is a long weekend & I am taking next week off work (haring off to parts Canadian with the family, actually- er, why are we traveling to where it's colder during winter again?), I feel it is time to unload some Yuletide recspam: Bend it Like Beckham, Chinese Mythology, The Dark is Rising, Disney Princesses, The Effluent Engine, Ender's Game, Fairy Tales, Fire and Hemlock, Greek and Roman Mythology, Haru wo Daiteita, Hip Hop RPF, His Dark Materials, Kushiel's Legacy, Love Actually, Love Mode, Metropolis: the Chase Suite, Nikita, Old Kingdom- Garth Nix, Old Spice Guy, Pop Music RPF, Qing Hua Ci, Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi, Spindle's End, Stigma, Telephone, Tortall, Westing Game )
last updated: 2 Jan. 2011

Probably I'll just continue to update this list as I keep reading; it's too easy for me to lose track of previous recs otherwise.

Oh, and while I'm spamming anyway, have some [livejournal.com profile] rs_small_gifts too: [eta'd for more]
- To Make a New Beginning
- Marginalia
- Hot Mess (and I'm falling for you)
- Christmas Detention
- Lie still, Mr Black
- Watching me as he rows out

&hearts!!

\o/

Dec. 25th, 2010 02:50 pm
glass_icarus: (fireworks heart)
Oh, man, one of the best Christmases I've had in a while; )

I'm trying to keep myself off the AO3 today, but I did manage to read a couple of Yuletide stories, and they are glorious! I received The Sugarcane Drive, which is utterly delicious intriguing and politicking with Eugenie and Jessaline and HOMG YOU GUYS, I GOT EFFLUENT ENGINE FIC, HOW AMAZING IS THAT?!?!? I also managed to read Sincerely, Cindi, a Metropolis: The Chase Suite fic which is one of the best love letters to visionaries and revolutionaries that I have ever come across. I plan to hit up [community profile] dark_agenda's Chromatic Yuletide masterlist and trawl through the Chromatic Yuletide Madness prompts next! :D

Merry Christmas to everyone celebrating, and happy Yuletide/happy Saturday to the rest of us!
glass_icarus: (katie coffee)
Some [livejournal.com profile] rs_small_gifts:
- No one saw us this evening hand in hand, by [livejournal.com profile] crooked (written for me! thank you SO MUCH, AGAIN! &hearts)
- Secret Garden, by [livejournal.com profile] brighty18
- After Life, by [livejournal.com profile] magnetic_pole

One [livejournal.com profile] go_exchange fic, now that reveals are up: A Series of Vignettes From the USS Enterprise (Under the Command of Captain Adam Young), by [personal profile] ineffabilitea! Full disclosure- I did a quick and dirty beta for this, but I stand by its fabulousness. Star Trek with the Good Omens cast- what's not to love?? More recs to come when I've managed to catch up!

And finally, back to Yuletide: Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Hot Fuzz, A Sex Therapist, Scooby Doo, Onmyouji, Ibis Trilogy, Chinese Mythology, Beauty and the Beast (fairytale), Casino Royale, Meredith Pierce's Darkangel trilogy, Darker than Black )
glass_icarus: (bibliophile)
More Yuletide! If on a winter's night a traveller, The Graveyard Book, Anastasia, The Secret Garden, Ocean's 11, Merlin RPF, Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi (Spirited Away) )

Also, have a bonus [livejournal.com profile] camelotsolstice art rec! Mission Accomplie, PG, an AU Pendragon family portrait. *____*

I promise I'll make a real post soon; I'm sure you're all sick of reclists. *g*
glass_icarus: (fireworks heart)
I am leaving for Philly very soon, but first I had to come and flail at you all because MY STORY, YOU GUYS! MY STORY! &hearts &hearts &hearts You should all absolutely read this so you can share my EPIC GLEEFACE-

Yum Cha: Saving Face, Wil/Vivian post-film, UTTERLY FUCKING PERFECT HOMG. Mystery Author, I love you forever.
glass_icarus: (ofelia)
as I am taking a brief emotional health break from IBARW. (The post I planned is draining, is all; I shall recommence tomorrow.)

1. Have purchased and devoured Jaidani's SHADOW MAGIC, OMG! SO GOOD. SO SO GOOD. I MIGHT LOVE IT EVEN MORE THAN HAVEMERCY, FOR SRS. If any of you guys have read it, BRING ON THE SQUEE. :D SUBTEXT! SUBTEXT EVERYWHERE, IN LARGE AND SPARKLY LETTERS! (I am resisting [livejournal.com profile] thremedon at the moment, as I don't want to accidentally spoil anybody.) Also, I have some flaily race-related thinky-thoughts (of the win variety) just waiting to emerge, so, y'know, let me know when more of you guys have read it! A party of one ain't a party. *g*

2. Also! I received a NYR story today: Deserving, by mechaieh! It's Haru wo Daiteita, and features Yoshizumi, and is just about making my life- outside of the aforementioned, anyway. ;)

PS- I have been failing MASSIVELY at reading things other than [livejournal.com profile] ibarw lately, so please hurl your links at me: fic must-reads, personal posts, lulz, macros, music/picspams, rants, whatever. I promise I'll play catch-up after this week is over! &hearts

ETA: WIRELESS!FAIL, omg. Have been trying to post this for an hour.
glass_icarus: (Default)
i hope everyone had a lovely celebration, and i hope 2009 treats us all better! and since we're apparently still waiting for the Yuletide reveals, have some more recs: cut for The Giver, Tomb Raider, Earthsea, and Wild Adapter )

i'm likely to go back through the archive for the things i may have missed, but otherwise, that's it for now!
glass_icarus: (Default)
YULETIDE IS HERE! \o/ i was a very, very lucky girl this year and got two stories: The Here and the Now, my story proper (Wild Adapter, KuboToki), and Filling, a lovely Yuletide Treat (Haru wo Daiteita, Iwaki/Katou and Yoshizumi)! thank you, anons! &hearts &hearts &hearts

and now for the first ginormous batch of recs: cut for 10 Things, Cynthia Voigt's Tillerman cycle, Havemercy, David Eddings, Diana Wynne Jones's Fire and Hemlock, Guy Gavriel Kay, Jacqueline Carey's Kushiel cycle, Junjou Romantica, Love Actually, Madeleine L'Engle, Mary Renault's Alexander series )
glass_icarus: (Default)
currently mulling over Orpheus part 1, which should be up in the next couple of days, but in the meantime, have some more recs! i can't imagine how i missed these the first two times around.

cut for the Princess Bride, Dune, fairytales, Tamora Pierce (Circle of Magic), Ender's Game, Greek & Roman mythology )

&hearts

Dec. 30th, 2007 08:05 pm
glass_icarus: (Default)
01. hi to everyone from Mosh's friending meme! :D *waves* there isn't anything Saiyuki related in here yet, but i promise there will be eventually!

02. i've been trying to get rid of my PAN'S LABYRINTH GODDAMMIT fic-debt for the year, but my brain is not cooperating. i think Yuletide Madness broke it. woe.

03. speaking of Yuletide, some more recs: cut for Boondock Saints, Narnia, the Closer, Dexter )
glass_icarus: (Default)
first of all: \o/!!! --Yuletide flail of YAY! SO many good fics this year (and so many to choose from! *g*)! my gift was The Field Ploughed, which is a fantastic fairytale remix, and OH MY GOD you all have to read it.

have devoured and loved: cut for 10 Things, Diana Wynne Jones, David Eddings, GGKay, Howl's Moving Castle, Love Actually, L'Engleverse, Jacqueline Carey, Ocean's 11, and Pan's Labyrinth )

... can you tell what i've been doing all day? *g* merry christmas, again!

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