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Author has written 1 story for Bones.

For those of you who clicked on my name without reading it, I am SapphireDesire. I'm not an author, merely a girl who likes to spend her time giving feedback on people's stories. Maybe, through some twist of fate, I could, perhaps, be bitten by a plot bunny. But until that fateful day, I am content to review and critique other authors' stories.

So here's the deal: I'm not an author. Not by a longshot. Since I'm not an author, I don't write any stories. Since I don't write stories, I don't post stories. Since I don't post stories, I can't officially register as a beta. So, basically, I'm an unofficial beta reader with a computer and no social life. Fun.

And apparently, people actually want to know things about me, so here:

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO SAPPHIREDESIRE:

Name: SapphireDesire, or SD for short. (I was christened this by thelastcity, my first beta client. So she's the only one who gets to call me that. -sticks tounge out-)

Age: Old enough to have a computer and recognize basic gramatical errors.

Favorite Shows: Bones, NCIS, House, Glee, Fringe, In Plain Sight, and Castle.

Favorite Movies: Star Wars, Star Gate (yes, I'm a geek.), Pirates of the Caribbean, Zorro, The Island, and Rose Red.

Favorite Books: Harry Potter, Sarah Dessen novels, Kathy Reichs novels.

Favorite Music: Sara Bareilles, Matt Nathanson, Foreigner, Paramore, ect.

Hobbies: Beta reading, reading, playing trombone.

Plans for the Future: I plan on double majoring in Anthropology and Chemistry.

Some helpful hints for writers:

Note:It's a good idea to be at least halfway finished with a story before posting the first chapter. Better yet, have rough drafts of every chapter written before posting the first. People don't like having to wait months between chapters, and will often lose interest in your story.

1. No run on sentences! They distract from the story, and make it far more difficult to read (fragments are just as bad). Split up longer sentences into a group of 2 or 3. You would be amazed at the wonders this can do for a story.

2. Don't overuse words. Find an online thesaurus and discover alternate ways to describe things.

3. Be mindful of your spelling. One or two misspelled words is alright, but more than that is simply unacceptable. (Also, don't use chatspeak in your stories. If you're not going to put the time and effort into writing properly, why should people put the time and effort into reading the story?)

4. On a similar note, stay in one tense, (exceptions can occasionally be made if a character is having a flashback).

5. Avoid cliches, such as "The stars in the sky sparkled like diamonds on a black velvet canvas."

6. Threatening to not write more unless you get reviews doesn't work.

7. In the summary for your story, do not put that it is better than it sounds. Be confident in your work!

8. Don't drown your work in adjectives. It's one thing to describe something, it's another to describe it to the point where you forget what you were talking about in the first place.

9. This is one I've learned the hard way: Always, always have someone else beta read for you. We get that you are excited to post your story, or that you haven't updated it in a while, but we'd rather have it be a little late than riddled with gramatical errors.

Also, as a courtesy to others, please do not bash them for supporting a pairing you don't agree with. They have the right to write whatever they please. If you can't tolerate them, go join a different website.

Hope I've helped! If you need anything, don't hesitate to PM me!

Peace, Love,

SapphireDesire

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What If? by Mystic25 reviews
A continuation of the conversation at the frozen lake after Harry and Hermione escape Bathilda Bagshot's house in "Deathly Hallows Part One."
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,877 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 103 - Follows: 16 - Published: 4/22/2011 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete
The Second Shot that Saved Them by Pha1ange5 reviews
Booth goes up against the sniper serial killer in a tense standoff. The second shot is the one that brings his world crashing down. Spoilers for Season 6. One-shot.
Bones - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,979 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 4 - Published: 8/3/2010 - S. Booth, T. Brennan - Complete
Why I'm Home by OMWG reviews
James didn't have the best parents in the world, and Kendall knew that. But it's hard to apologize when you're in two different states. NO slash!
Big Time Rush - Rated: T - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,570 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 68 - Follows: 5 - Published: 6/30/2010 - James, Kendall - Complete
The Fringe Benefits of Failure by eitoph reviews
And she cannot change, you see. She cannot change the way she feels even in 30, 40 or 50 years, even if people change. Even if people stop loving other people. Canon post-100 and optimism. Kind of.
Bones - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,149 - Reviews: 37 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 2 - Published: 4/11/2010 - T. Brennan, S. Booth - Complete
The Triad of the Trial by Anteater reviews
The Grave Digger trial is finally here, but not everything goes as planned.
Bones - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 38,479 - Reviews: 175 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 92 - Updated: 3/11/2010 - Published: 1/9/2010 - Complete
The Laws of Science by masterful liar reviews
Bones goes missing and a mystery skeleton shows up on the lab table... Bearing all the markings of the missing scientist. How will Booth and the rest of the team react?
Bones - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 17 - Words: 33,083 - Reviews: 241 - Favs: 105 - Follows: 108 - Updated: 2/28/2010 - Published: 2/8/2010 - T. Brennan, S. Booth - Complete
The Definition of 'Emergency' by Kerrison reviews
Booth offers his definition of 'an Emergency' after receiving the phone call he had always dreaded.
Bones - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,887 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 117 - Follows: 29 - Published: 11/17/2009 - T. Brennan, S. Booth
The Shield at her Back by M. Rig reviews
“Bones… can I hold you?” His voice was tight with a fear that matched his eyes. “Please, just for a little while? I just need to…please. Don’t say no.”
Bones - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,233 - Reviews: 81 - Favs: 198 - Follows: 15 - Published: 8/20/2009 - S. Booth, T. Brennan - Complete
The Author In The Closet by susanatc reviews
The Grave Digger returns and has some unfinished business to take care of with Brennan and Booth.
Bones - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 22,784 - Reviews: 128 - Favs: 85 - Follows: 93 - Updated: 8/13/2009 - Published: 2/15/2009 - S. Booth, T. Brennan - Complete
All the King's Horses by cardiogod reviews
What if Booth hadn’t stepped in front of Brennan in time to catch Pam Nunan’s bullet? What if Pam had hit her target? NOW COMPLETE.
Bones - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 5 - Words: 14,442 - Reviews: 154 - Favs: 192 - Follows: 118 - Updated: 8/7/2009 - Published: 7/2/2009 - T. Brennan, S. Booth - Complete
Tethered to Life by M. Rig reviews
...And maybe it was just the adrenalin, but she suddenly saw everything so clearly— either they would reach safety together, or they would fall together...
Bones - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,856 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 87 - Follows: 9 - Published: 6/15/2009 - T. Brennan, S. Booth - Complete
Pieces of Legend by ElocinMuse reviews
A collection of oneshots centered around the universe and timeline of my "We are Legend" fic. Not all the oneshots though have to pertain to it, if you choose. AN tells inside.
Bones - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 8 - Words: 6,536 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 18 - Updated: 4/26/2009 - Published: 4/6/2009 - T. Brennan, S. Booth
Character Building by blc reviews
WARNING S4 Ep SPOILERS. What I imagine the Bones characters talk about when they imagine how the show should progress. Humor/parody. Bones is the property of Fox & its producers. "Double Death" now up.
Bones - Rated: T - English - Parody/Humor - Chapters: 29 - Words: 88,228 - Reviews: 459 - Favs: 76 - Follows: 57 - Updated: 4/26/2009 - Published: 9/17/2008
Tattoo by Writer Unblocked reviews
On the night that they first make love, Booth learns things about Brennan that nobody else knows. One-Shot.
Bones - Rated: M - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 11,565 - Reviews: 74 - Favs: 98 - Follows: 6 - Published: 4/13/2009 - T. Brennan, S. Booth - Complete
We Are Legend by ElocinMuse reviews
We are immune. We are the last humans. She is the final hope. I am her guardian. REPOST. BB eventually. Crossover, but not really.
Bones - Rated: T - English - Angst/Horror - Chapters: 35 - Words: 110,121 - Reviews: 378 - Favs: 136 - Follows: 57 - Updated: 4/6/2009 - Published: 12/26/2008 - T. Brennan, S. Booth - Complete
The Breath That We Share by lizook reviews
When had she started letting herself throw logic to the wind and just get caught up in the moment?" Brennan finds that even the most mundane task can be fun when you let go a little bit.
Bones - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,134 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 5 - Published: 3/27/2009 - S. Booth, T. Brennan - Complete
Substitutes and Surrogates by blc reviews
Relentless questioning by Parker leads Brennan and Booth to look beyond the idea of just being substitutes and surrogates to the other. Angst, romance and fluff. This is a re-post and ch. 2 from the original "Magpie's Nest," Bones not mine, story is.
Bones - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 8,771 - Reviews: 98 - Favs: 187 - Follows: 35 - Published: 3/22/2009 - Parker B. - Complete
Missed Me by unknownsoldier42 reviews
She clenched her hands into fists and inhaled sharply as she heard what sounded like someone sighing. There was someone in her apartment, in her room, and she had no weapon except herself…
Bones - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,123 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 81 - Follows: 4 - Published: 2/6/2009 - S. Booth, T. Brennan - Complete
Rooftops and Invitations by space77 reviews
You can’t stop thinking about him, you can’t stop looking at him. So do something about it. NOW COMPLETE!
Bones - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 5 - Words: 17,030 - Reviews: 165 - Favs: 153 - Follows: 81 - Updated: 12/26/2008 - Published: 9/3/2008 - S. Booth, T. Brennan - Complete
Venturing Into The Unknown by Nothing But Bones reviews
All of Sweets' patients are forced to attend a team-building exercise, much to the distaste of our dynamic duo. Surrounded by partners who have a strained relationship, will Brennan and Booth finally realise how special their bond really is?
Bones - Rated: M - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 10 - Words: 59,725 - Reviews: 781 - Favs: 597 - Follows: 561 - Updated: 12/10/2008 - Published: 11/12/2008 - T. Brennan, S. Booth
A Shooting Star by Kitale reviews
Brennan shares a story from her past and Booth realizes that they may have met, once, years before they became partners. B&B
Bones - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,549 - Reviews: 105 - Favs: 105 - Follows: 42 - Published: 10/26/2008 - S. Booth, T. Brennan - Complete
Puppy Love by jremme reviews
Sweets decides to give Brennan and Booth a weeklong challenge to test their interaction skills. Meant to be fluffy cuteness. No angst all you fluff bunnies! Eventual BB, for sure. I have been told that fluff equals BB together! COMPLETE!
Bones - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 35,145 - Reviews: 305 - Favs: 129 - Follows: 141 - Updated: 10/9/2008 - Published: 5/27/2008 - S. Booth, T. Brennan - Complete
Feels Like Home by bea.tricks reviews
When B&B are poisoned, they must find the person responsible before another attempt is made. Mystery, fluff, drama, smut, and romance abound! Now complete!
Bones - Rated: M - English - Mystery/Romance - Chapters: 30 - Words: 90,503 - Reviews: 692 - Favs: 314 - Follows: 164 - Updated: 10/2/2008 - Published: 2/22/2008 - T. Brennan, S. Booth - Complete
You're Lovely to Me by bertie456 reviews
Collection of oneshots: latest rated T. Morality comes in shades of gray.
Bones - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 37 - Words: 128,501 - Reviews: 1328 - Favs: 184 - Follows: 176 - Updated: 9/1/2008 - Published: 10/6/2007 - S. Booth, T. Brennan
Retrieval by hpaich reviews
Brennan is on sabbatical when disaster strikes. Can Booth get to her in time? Sequel to this story - Recovery - is now complete! Rated T due to violence and language.
Bones - Rated: T - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 5 - Words: 5,937 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 56 - Follows: 18 - Published: 8/16/2008 - S. Booth, T. Brennan - Complete
You're on the Wrong Side by ElocinMuse reviews
Takes place during the Season 4 Premiere in London. Booth's POV. He really, really doesn't like it here.
Bones - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,095 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/5/2008 - S. Booth, T. Brennan - Complete
Nightmares by Aria-wolfstar reviews
When the nightmares after Booth’s shooting become too much, Bone’s copes in one of the only ways she remembers how. “Bones, what’re you doing here at…two thirty in the morning?” BB
Bones - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,684 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 5 - Published: 7/23/2008 - S. Booth, T. Brennan - Complete
Chain Reaction by SherlockBones reviews
The second installment in the Simple Chemistry series. Brennan finally breaks down after trying to deal with the events of the last few weeks. Thankfully Booth is there to help. Takes places after the season finale, with mild spoilers
Bones - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 4,304 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 7/1/2008 - Published: 6/24/2008 - T. Brennan, S. Booth - Complete
Catalyst by SherlockBones reviews
Contains spoilers for "Wannabe in the Weeds". The final few minutes of the episode as seen from Booth's point of view. This is my first Bones fanfiction attempt. This is the first, hopefully, in the Simple Chemistry series.
Bones - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 1,566 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 6/24/2008 - Published: 5/13/2008 - T. Brennan, S. Booth - Complete
The Ultimate Test by DrChaseIsLove reviews
Set in 'Wannabe in the Weeds' as Brennan tries to hold on to Booths life. "Seeley Booth and Temperance Brennan trading places was like a test—a horrible, sick, twisted test, where failing meant losing the man she loved and passing was impossible." ONESHOT
Bones - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 855 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 3 - Published: 5/14/2008 - T. Brennan, S. Booth - Complete
Not Again by ancientmaverick reviews
The problem with fanfiction is that you have too many stories and not enough time. Characters from NCIS, Stargate, Bones, Numb3rs, etc.
NCIS - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,120 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/26/2008 - Complete
Strappado by niah1988 reviews
Living hell is the best revenge. Let the game begin...and end.
Bones - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 71,202 - Reviews: 568 - Favs: 117 - Follows: 77 - Updated: 3/20/2008 - Published: 11/15/2007 - T. Brennan, S. Booth - Complete
If you give a Bones a skeleton by LikeMulderandScully reviews
Title speaks for itself... and the fact that I spend far too much time reading children's books to kids I babysit.
Bones - Rated: K - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 400 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 11 - Published: 1/31/2008 - T. Brennan - Complete
Furious Angel by ElocinMuse reviews
Brennan is captured and being held hostage in South America. Booth goes rogue and heads down there to bring her back. THREESHOT.
Bones - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 6,245 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 90 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 1/6/2008 - Published: 1/1/2008 - S. Booth, T. Brennan - Complete
Signs of Life by exorcisingemily reviews
The hunt for Gormagon takes a bad turn directly to the Jeffersonian, putting Brennan in the Hospital sorting through her memories to find her way home. B&B, please read and review!
Bones - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,466 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 12/7/2007 - Published: 12/2/2007 - T. Brennan, S. Booth - Complete
Dying to Catch My Breath by niah1988 reviews
Life is just one breath away.
Bones - Rated: T - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 16 - Words: 38,818 - Reviews: 353 - Favs: 75 - Follows: 50 - Updated: 11/1/2007 - Published: 7/12/2007 - S. Booth, T. Brennan - Complete
Being Someone Else by Bil reviews
"Gemini" Season 8. She was made in Sam Carter's image, so what made her change? ReplicatorSam, Fifth, and the process of becoming something you were never meant to be. SJ. Oneshot.
Stargate: SG-1 - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,071 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 6 - Published: 10/26/2006 - S. Carter, J. O'Neill - Complete
Gravity by lone astronomer reviews
There must be something in the air tonight, because here they are. BB.
Bones - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 546 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 3 - Published: 10/18/2006 - Complete
What Could Have Been by Ataea reviews
.BB.Brenth.HurtComfort. What if it was Brennan, and not Booth, who had opened her refrigerator door in Two Bodies in a Lab?
Bones - Rated: K - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,267 - Reviews: 51 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 21 - Published: 6/13/2006 - Complete
Better Days by Caroline reviews
[BB] Brennan's world begins again.
Bones - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,353 - Reviews: 95 - Favs: 61 - Follows: 19 - Published: 4/4/2006 - Complete
Losing You by asteristar reviews
Loss is truth. It haunts you, always reminding you of the things you could have done, of the things you did do. Loss is a lie. It gives you insight into all that you saved by making the choices you did, insight into all you've cursed by choosing this path
Bones - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,140 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/22/2006 - Complete
The Amazing Trombones by Hobbit Killer reviews
You know, there is one section in the band that is never appritiated and I'd just like to serve justice to the T-bones of America and beyond.
Marching Band - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 212 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 5 - Published: 10/23/2004
Dreams reviews
Drabble. Booth's dreams aren't what everyone thinks they are.
Bones - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 547 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/2/2009 - S. Booth, T. Brennan - Complete