Reviews for I Shine So Bright When You're Around
atypeoftangerine chapter 1 . 9/2/2014
OH MY GOOOOD AUTO CORRECT "the *rest or your stories!" Sorryyyyyyyy!
atypeoftangerine chapter 1 . 9/1/2014
Me again... I love this just as much as I love the rear of yours and maybe a little more... I read it while listening to Thriller by Fall Out Boy (finally got my earbuds back! Yes!) And it really seems to go with the part that's all like "long live the car crash hearts" cuz that's just what they are... :) i love the sunflower metaphor.
slippingunderneath chapter 1 . 10/4/2012
Melann55 chapter 1 . 9/16/2012
aww,you made me cry.a really good story
mochafrap chapter 1 . 9/7/2012
"I hate how we proved them right."

Ah yeah, you broke me right there.
readingrainbows chapter 1 . 8/21/2012
Gorgeous, I actually liked it better than the last one of yours I read! I've always been more a fan of pretty words (like this fic) rather than clever plot (like your Ryder/Jade one).
I really, really, REALLY loved how you incorporated Beck's parents, the change from golden-girl Jadelyn to bad-girl Jade, the idea that they were pretty ballerinas and the way Beck wanted summer when Jade was summer, and winter when Jade was winter.
The conversation near the end with Beck's mother and Jade was flawless, the idea that Jade still snuck sunflowers in her hair when she thought nobody was looking was beautiful (and on that same note, the symbolism behind the sunflowers, from when they were little kids to teenagers to adults was ingenious).
That one scene where it's winter and everyone else is paired up and Beck and Jade are discussing how they shouldn't have listened to "them" was written so, so /well/ I could imagine the entire thing; absolutely lovely.
Here were some of my favorite lines:

"They had been dancing on the outskirts of each other's lives for so long."
"Like summer had progressed into winter, Jadelyn had progressed into Jade."
"Jadelyn-ahem, Jade, was a girl of circumstance"
"The sunflowers growing taller and taller in his mother's garden was enough, the warm breeze was enough/"

You can't write things like that and then tell me you can't write.
sshaw101 chapter 1 . 8/5/2012
You thought this was bad?! I absolutely loved it. I loved the way you set it up, I loved how you put little things in the brackets, and I just loved the story. It was very descriptive and deep and a little emotional. There was a poetic vibe to it and overall was fantastic.
khay chapter 1 . 6/18/2012
OMG. i just discovered this fic.

the feelings i had in the middle part.

i was nursing a headache just before i read this, but now, it's semi-gone.

i'm adding this to my favorites. it's super rare that a fic moves me.

thanks for sharing.
xOfficiallyBade chapter 1 . 4/30/2012
Oh my gosh, kris. This was just amazing. I dont know how you hate it, and honestly the last scene was my favorite. This is amazing, seriously. How am I just reading this now? Its just... Wow. Great job, kris!
chasingafterstarlight chapter 1 . 3/23/2012
jlasdgj this is amazing. Like how do you fic I can't.

I mean. Seriously. The ending. The end was so perfect and lovely and like I NEED THIS TO HAPPEN ON THE SHOW. and how Jade used to be polite what even. I like how they defied everyone's expectations. Like seriously, this fic is wonderful and I hope that you write a lot more Bade :)
GrandeGilliesFan chapter 1 . 3/18/2012
Dude. How could you hate this? This may be my favorite of your's... Next to Remembering Jade.. Lol. This is just so in character and great. So many people have been writing this type of thing since they broke up, but this is by far the best. I cried, laughed and smiled. It's crazy good.
kikudog6 chapter 1 . 3/18/2012
How can you hate this? It was absolutely beautiful! I loved every single part of it, and how you showed the evolution of Jade and Beck through the years! I also love the references to summer, winter and the flowers, it was really creative!
lowlaury chapter 1 . 3/17/2012
That was wonderful bbz :') BADEMANCE. You know that it's the air to my lungsssss.

And seriously, your writing is amazing. DON'T EVEN TRY TO DENY IT OR I WILL CUT YOU BIOTCH. I loved the analogy with the flowers. And Beck. And Jade. And aww :')
heyitsmelucyxxx chapter 1 . 3/16/2012
i absolutely loved this story! it was so creative and very real. my favorite part was "You love me again?"[He hates how it's a question this time]"I'll never stop."[She likes how his isn't]. That line was so adorable and so Beck&Jade. You are and amazing author, keep up the good work!

HairSpunofGold chapter 1 . 3/16/2012
I really really liked this :D
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