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Hi There! I'm a 30ish SAHM, my boys are 10 & 9...yes 13 months apart LOL. But I wouldn't have it any other way. DH and I are going on 14 years of marriage. Ever since my sister gave me Twilight to read (Nov 07), I've been hooked. And now that the movie is out on DVD, I can watch that and droll over Rob P's portrayal of Edward. But when I read fanfic, its not him, but my Edward that I conjured in my head when I first read Twilight. I tend to stick with the m stories cause I love me some hot smutty lemons LOL

Speaking of fanfic, for some reason, the only stories I like to read are Twilight related. I tried to read Harry Potter, and it just felt wrong. IDK why??

Lets see...what else about me... I'm also a huge sports fan. Football - my home team New Orleans Saints. Basketball - NO Hornets. Baseball - Chicago Cubs. Why the Cubs? Well, growing up, in the early days of cable, we got WGN (home of Chicago) & TBS (home of the Braves). Both me and my sis thought the Cubs had the cuter players (mark grace, greg maddox come to mind). I still follow them and one day, they WILL win the World Series. DH loves football, and we always bet on games. that makes for some exciting bedroom bets!! Not so much of a baseball fan, says its too slow on tv, better to watch in person. Not much of a basketball fan either, but will tolerate when I have the game on. Musicwise, I listen to just about anything. But I grew up in the 80's, and music then was awsome (of course, my parents say that about 60's music LOL) My 2 fav bands are still Duran Duran & Def Lepard.

Well, I think that about covers it. If I think of anything else, I'll update.

TaTa for now, Melissa

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Fan Fiction, Sex Gods and Single Girls by bannerday reviews
After a mortifying first meeting, fan-fic writer, Bella, finds story inspiration in her distracting new neighbor, Edward. She thinks he's a player. He thinks she's crazy. But don't judge a book by its cover. There's more there than meets the eye. And Bella might just faint when she discovers who's reading her newest fic! Art imitates life imitates art. EDIT & RE-POST IN PROGRESS
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 72 - Words: 474,096 - Reviews: 25410 - Favs: 6,684 - Follows: 6,725 - Updated: 10/4 - Published: 6/21/2011 - Bella, Edward
The Slowest Burn by TypoKween reviews
"I don't even realize that the air has gotten hazy. Or that it smells like skunk, or that amidst the clouds of smoke, leaning against the wall is Edward Cullen." - AH, E/B, Lemons.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 40 - Words: 343,812 - Reviews: 7356 - Favs: 6,740 - Follows: 7,568 - Updated: 9/24 - Published: 6/12/2011 - Bella, Edward
The Bull Rider by Edward's Eternal reviews
Bella's an exemplary student who enjoys her part-time job at the University, helping with event days; except when she has to deal with one particular sponsor. Edward Cullen runs the most popular country bar in the area. Handsome, charming and cocky, he only has eyes for one member of the student body. Can he ever make her see beneath his façade?
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 46,911 - Reviews: 3720 - Favs: 2,934 - Follows: 2,306 - Updated: 5/6/2015 - Published: 3/1/2015 - Bella, Edward - Complete
I Saw You Coming by Saritadreaming reviews
Bella has the gift of second sight. After a tragic accident, her world collides with Edward's. She is expecting him, but he is not ready for her. *** A/U Mostly Canon pairings. Vampire/Human/Wolfpack *INDIE NOMINEE *Now complete!
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 45 - Words: 254,779 - Reviews: 2635 - Favs: 1,975 - Follows: 1,527 - Updated: 7/21/2014 - Published: 10/10/2009 - Bella, Edward - Complete
Tip of the Spear by Robsmyyummy Cabanaboy reviews
The "tip of the spear" - in the military, they are the front line; the initial attack that draws first blood. As a CACO in the United States Marine Corps, Capt. Masen delivers that leading blow, too. He's often faced with handling the collateral damage this life can bring. He's accepted that love & commitment aren't for him…until she opens the door.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 36 - Words: 238,971 - Reviews: 7359 - Favs: 3,376 - Follows: 3,303 - Updated: 5/31/2014 - Published: 11/5/2012 - Bella, Edward - Complete
Tropic of Virgo by In.a.blue.bathrobe reviews
He's a young but jaded musician writing lyrics for his band, and she's a naive, frustrated poet looking to break out of her shell; their words collide online. What happens when they meet in high school, unaware of their literary connection?
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 37 - Words: 150,577 - Reviews: 20363 - Favs: 13,654 - Follows: 5,583 - Updated: 9/9/2013 - Published: 3/4/2009 - Complete
Lady Of The Knight by ObsessingOverEdward reviews
One rainy night and a bit of bad luck has two complete strangers thrown together in a chance encounter. Bitter by an unfaithful wife Edward runs away to New York where he takes in an unlikely companion with a questionable occupation. Pretty Woman AU/AH,
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 26 - Words: 97,160 - Reviews: 3719 - Favs: 4,449 - Follows: 1,342 - Updated: 11/16/2010 - Published: 9/21/2008 - Bella, Edward - Complete
Holding Out For You by ObsessingOverEdward reviews
After her divorce, Bella starts a new life with her son. She soon meets a handsome doctor, who is dealing with his own loss and is struggling to raise his two kids. It's a story of finding strength during adversity and learning to love again
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,793 - Reviews: 18546 - Favs: 7,730 - Follows: 3,729 - Updated: 11/16/2010 - Published: 11/20/2008 - Bella, Edward - Complete
Delta of Mercury by In.a.blue.bathrobe reviews
Emmett contemplates Rosalie's silence, practical dreams and airplane peanuts. A short story with the Tropic kids for the Twilight Twenty-five Challenge.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 25 - Words: 8,780 - Reviews: 1005 - Favs: 339 - Follows: 92 - Updated: 10/15/2009 - Published: 10/5/2009 - Complete
It's Better When I Bleed For You by xxSiLvErDrAgOnxx reviews
When Laurent and Bella cross paths in the meadow, Alice sees that Bella doesn't manage to escape before Laurent attacks her and all goes black. But what Alice can't see is the arrival of the pack, interupting Laurent's meal. 80 years later in Chicago... ::Hiatus::
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Angst - Chapters: 13 - Words: 68,693 - Reviews: 1927 - Favs: 2,442 - Follows: 2,421 - Updated: 10/4/2009 - Published: 5/22/2008
Good Bella, Bad Bella by off-the-deep-end reviews
The much awaited story surrounding the one-shot 'White Carpet and Wall Sconces'. Read and Review. M FOR A REASON. Bad Boy Edward Cullen meets the studious Bella Swan. Do opposites really attract? And what is Edward's secret?
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 36 - Words: 119,167 - Reviews: 4447 - Favs: 5,255 - Follows: 3,176 - Updated: 8/16/2009 - Published: 9/19/2008 - Edward, Bella - Complete
Static by AnaG reviews
Bella is a determined and bright freshman at Dartmouth's Medical School who doesn't believe in love. When she accepts a new job as an assistant, alongside Edward, will he make her believe? Or confirm her theories? AH, R&R
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 41 - Words: 105,084 - Reviews: 1667 - Favs: 1,972 - Follows: 867 - Updated: 5/8/2009 - Published: 10/14/2008 - Bella, Edward - Complete
Fatal Attraction by BrightEyes234 reviews
While he was thirsting for her blood, she was thirsting for his venom. They wanted to suck the life right out of each other, but couldn't because they were in love. Bella & Edward story. Bella's Point of View.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Supernatural - Chapters: 27 - Words: 37,608 - Reviews: 125 - Favs: 118 - Follows: 60 - Updated: 1/5/2009 - Published: 11/26/2008 - Bella, Edward - Complete