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Joined 03-02-09, id: 1854123, Profile Updated: 11-21-13
Author has written 7 stories for Twilight, and Harry Potter.

I'm 36, I teach, and I love fanfic of many kinds. I love to read almost anything. Summer makes me happy, except for the sunburny parts.

"Our truest response to the irrationality of the world is to paint or sing or write, for only in such response do we find truth." -- Madeleine L'Engle

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Sorry for the delay on new chapters of Particle Collisions. RL has proven a little (or a lot) crazy of late, but I am planning to resume working on it soon!

Update: Nerdward and Awkwardella are back!

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The Diva Diaries by KiyaRaven reviews
*TAKEN DOWN. MANY APOLOGIES.* Dear Diary, When he left, I became numb. Safe in a bubble of denial and bitterness. Now, he's back, and I've agreed to be his co-star in a new Broadway play. Obviously, if there were a Nation of Stupid People, I would be their Queen. A/H
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,419 - Reviews: 12681 - Favs: 6,072 - Follows: 5,414 - Updated: 3/3 - Published: 2/28/2010 - Bella, Edward - Complete
Dear Maggie by Jenny0719 reviews
A heart leads Bella back home to Forks... and to the brother of the woman who donated it.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 41 - Words: 228,176 - Reviews: 5254 - Favs: 3,572 - Follows: 2,946 - Updated: 10/14/2013 - Published: 7/14/2011 - Bella, Edward - Complete
I am My Beloved's, and My Beloved is Mine by stupidsuckedinreader reviews
E/B: A Kosherward/Jewella multi-chapter. After college, Edward Cullenman and Bella Swanstein must work on their relationship. Sometimes getting to forever can be a bit meshugana. M for lemons and K for Certified Kosher.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 54,343 - Reviews: 422 - Favs: 195 - Follows: 286 - Updated: 6/29/2013 - Published: 1/1/2011 - Bella, Edward - Complete
Accidentally in Love by Missus T reviews
A personal ad for a fake fiancée leads to something they never expected. Two lonely souls discover that faking it might be the best thing that ever happened to them. ExB AH
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 32 - Words: 134,493 - Reviews: 4432 - Favs: 3,979 - Follows: 4,076 - Updated: 5/31/2013 - Published: 1/27/2012 - Bella, Edward - Complete
Words with Friends by Nolebucgrl reviews
Bella Swan has a major crush on a major star, Edward Cullen. They have an obsession with the same game. Can they connect through Words with Friends and become more than that? Rated M.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 62 - Words: 353,055 - Reviews: 19216 - Favs: 7,952 - Follows: 6,558 - Updated: 4/20/2013 - Published: 4/16/2011 - Bella, Edward - Complete
The Practicum by TheFicChick reviews
"We're going to be teaching high schoolers how not to get each other knocked up or infected with gonorrhea. It's hardly a romantic evening for two."
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 15 - Words: 97,904 - Reviews: 4161 - Favs: 3,361 - Follows: 3,133 - Updated: 4/3/2013 - Published: 1/13/2013 - Bella, Edward - Complete
String Theory by theladyingrey42 reviews
"Eleven dimensions. Infinite parallel realities. And in all of them, I love her." Muppets, math, and physicists falling in love. Fluff and eventual lemons. ExB, AH.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 54 - Words: 79,552 - Reviews: 8457 - Favs: 3,236 - Follows: 2,063 - Updated: 3/13/2013 - Published: 11/27/2011 - Edward, Bella - Complete
La canzone della Bella Cigna by philadelphic reviews
A famous voice teacher. A mysterious piano prodigy. Backstabbing classmates. Music school is competitive, and aspiring singer Bella Swan is determined to succeed. Hard work she can handle, but who expected music school to be dangerous? A story in 3 acts
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 45 - Words: 336,125 - Reviews: 7249 - Favs: 4,080 - Follows: 3,742 - Updated: 11/9/2012 - Published: 6/9/2009 - Edward, Bella
Outbound by aftrnoondlight reviews
Two beautiful souls humbly traveling life's lonely path, until fate suddenly shows her hand. Will Edward and Bella surrender willingly... A tender, romantic tale of love and life in the clouds.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 12 - Words: 47,508 - Reviews: 3119 - Favs: 2,554 - Follows: 1,813 - Updated: 10/31/2012 - Published: 7/31/2011 - Edward, Bella - Complete
Written in the Stars by Lissa Bryan reviews
Edward is king of a dying race, his planet torn by civil war. Bella is abducted to become his bride. From college student to Queen... Can she learn to love this strange man and help save his people? AU/OOC, Rated M
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 33 - Words: 167,029 - Reviews: 7597 - Favs: 7,775 - Follows: 3,327 - Updated: 7/21/2012 - Published: 10/28/2011 - Edward, Bella - Complete
The Best I Ever Had by WhatsMyNomDePlume reviews
Sex between friends complicates everything. Bella knows this. But she has no idea how much more Edward is going to complicate things.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 14 - Words: 64,919 - Reviews: 7298 - Favs: 9,685 - Follows: 5,601 - Updated: 6/25/2012 - Published: 2/17/2011 - Edward, Bella - Complete
Homecoming by dontrun reviews
Bella's childhood spent with her mother has left her shy, socially isolated and scared of her own shadow. Her life is turned upside down when she is sent to live with the Dad and brother that she never knew she had. Can she overcome her past?
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 37 - Words: 175,920 - Reviews: 3384 - Favs: 2,939 - Follows: 2,114 - Updated: 5/23/2012 - Published: 12/13/2009 - Bella, Edward - Complete
bound for glory by wtvoc reviews
A new fic by jandco & withthevampsofcourse- A ridiculous tale of accidental misdemeanors, felonies, past affairs and six kids on the run from life. Not necessarily realistic, but AH anyway.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 18 - Words: 65,478 - Reviews: 1296 - Favs: 763 - Follows: 990 - Updated: 5/9/2012 - Published: 12/3/2010
Grow Together by Miss Scarlett 05 reviews
Pre-epilogue Mockingjay. How Katniss and Peeta slowly pick up the pieces and begin again. My version of a fourth book for the Hunger Games series. Secret toastings, lots of plotting, crass drunk Haymitch and even a cake scene.
Hunger Games - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 23 - Words: 93,243 - Reviews: 1668 - Favs: 2,936 - Follows: 1,263 - Updated: 3/11/2012 - Published: 12/13/2010 - Katniss E., Peeta M. - Complete
Firefly in Summer by primarycolors reviews
Edward finds himself back in the little beach town of his childhood when he inherits the local bar from his uncle. The elusive, pretty girl next door has killer legs, a sketchbook and secrets that are slowly eating her alive.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 47 - Words: 188,377 - Reviews: 9573 - Favs: 6,083 - Follows: 4,237 - Updated: 2/19/2012 - Published: 1/20/2011 - Edward, Bella - Complete
Dear Mr Masen by jendonna reviews
"Error 434: Reprimanding an executive." Life changing or just stupid? Dear Mr. Masen: A story of unauthorized Internet usage, culinary delights and the goings-on at Cullen, Inc. AH, ExB.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 25 - Words: 127,500 - Reviews: 12815 - Favs: 7,355 - Follows: 6,132 - Updated: 2/14/2012 - Published: 11/17/2010 - Bella, Edward - Complete
The Foreign Papers by javamomma0921 reviews
AU - Bella Swan is an expert in antique documents. When the paper trail she is following leads overseas and she finds herself enamored with an enigmatic man named Edward Masen, will her training be enough to help her solve the mystery surrounding him?
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Mystery/Romance - Chapters: 31 - Words: 149,817 - Reviews: 2583 - Favs: 1,275 - Follows: 1,265 - Updated: 2/13/2012 - Published: 1/28/2011 - Bella, Edward - Complete
First of the Month by iambeagle reviews
Edward leases out his late aunt's house for extra cash. 'Property Management for Dummies' should've prepared him for this.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 77 - Words: 68,809 - Reviews: 5108 - Favs: 2,299 - Follows: 1,493 - Updated: 12/31/2011 - Published: 8/22/2011 - Bella, Edward - Complete
Wild by PeppahLouie reviews
Recently widowed Bella moves to Seattle to start a new life. Reconnecting with her friend, Bella meets Alice's brother, Chef Edward Cullen. Celibate by choice for 2 years, what happens when Edward finds himself undeniably attracted to a sexy new Bella?
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 50 - Words: 458,229 - Reviews: 3878 - Favs: 3,052 - Follows: 1,728 - Updated: 12/2/2011 - Published: 1/15/2011 - Bella, Edward - Complete
Unexpected Circumstances by Savage7289 reviews
When a knight from another kingdom wins his choice of bride, he claims the handmaid instead of the princess. Isabella finds herself married and tossed into the middle of political schemes. What happens when she can't give him the one thing he must have?
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 39 - Words: 245,857 - Reviews: 24860 - Favs: 11,481 - Follows: 8,094 - Updated: 11/11/2011 - Published: 11/22/2010 - Bella, Edward - Complete
Harvest Moon by Jana reviews
AU - The first few months after the change were always the most difficult. The girl would need supervision. A patient teacher to guide her and keep her out of trouble. I didn't just feel obligated to fill this role, I yearned to fill it.
Twilight - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 23 - Words: 89,354 - Reviews: 622 - Favs: 278 - Follows: 285 - Updated: 10/9/2011 - Published: 8/29/2010 - Bella, Edward
An Acquired Taste by Magnolia822 reviews
Arrogant British celebrity chef Edward Cullen made an impression on NYC caterer Bella Swan long before either one of them became a success. Now, armed with her cat and a devious practical joke, Bella's plan may turn up the heat for both of them. ExB OOC
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 22 - Words: 89,903 - Reviews: 5187 - Favs: 3,683 - Follows: 2,681 - Updated: 10/6/2011 - Published: 5/17/2011 - Bella, Edward - Complete
Unplanned Perfection by littlecat358 reviews
Bella and Alice were best friends, which made Bella the only girl off limits to Alice's brother Edward. When a party the summer after graduation gets out of control, Bella's world is turned upside down. "He doesn't know. I don't want him to."
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 42 - Words: 407,022 - Reviews: 12935 - Favs: 8,252 - Follows: 4,645 - Updated: 9/25/2011 - Published: 8/11/2010 - Bella, Edward - Complete
Midnight Confessions by alloy-za reviews
“I love you Hermione Granger,” he whispered, wishing he had the courage to say it to her properly, to her face.“Then why are you snogging Lavender Brown?” Came an unexpected reply.In the infirmary Ron & Hermione come to an understanding.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 28 - Words: 51,209 - Reviews: 382 - Favs: 231 - Follows: 179 - Updated: 7/27/2011 - Published: 9/30/2006 - Hermione G., Ron W.
Foul Territory by rinabina reviews
After being dragged to a baseball game by her best friend, Bella Swan meets handsome first baseman, Edward Cullen with the help of a rogue foul ball. There's something about him that she can't put out of her head, and apparently neither can he. E/B AU AH
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 27 - Words: 126,236 - Reviews: 3239 - Favs: 4,218 - Follows: 2,277 - Updated: 6/10/2011 - Published: 9/27/2010 - Bella, Edward - Complete
The Arranged Marriage by shasta53 reviews
After years of surviving in her arranged marriage, Bella hears some news that shatters all of her hopes and dreams. Can she and Edward discover what it means to be together after all? Set in the modern day. ExB
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 33 - Words: 226,060 - Reviews: 4249 - Favs: 2,887 - Follows: 1,786 - Updated: 4/26/2011 - Published: 9/17/2010 - Complete
Facebook Friends by GreenPuma reviews
Bella is shocked when her sexy but standoffish lab partner, Edward, friends her on Facebook. Will Alice, convince her to accept Edward's friend request? Or will she write it off as a prank of the conceited, spoiled rich kid she knows him to be?
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 18 - Words: 78,603 - Reviews: 3554 - Favs: 4,445 - Follows: 3,360 - Updated: 4/23/2011 - Published: 8/26/2009 - Bella, Edward - Complete
The Cannabean Betrothal by ItzMegan73 reviews
Edward has immersed himself in the Cannabean way to ward off the hurt of a life-changing experience; but an unexpected betrothal teaches him how little he knows about life. There is no abuse in this story.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 38 - Words: 231,548 - Reviews: 14192 - Favs: 7,079 - Follows: 5,242 - Updated: 4/23/2011 - Published: 9/5/2009 - Bella, Edward - Complete
Waking Up by RiaMaria reviews
Set in the summer after Twilight, 2 weeks before the beginning of senior year, Bella wakes up one Saturday morning to find a sleeping, HUMAN Edward beside her. BxE AU. Romance/Humour/Drama - ON HIATUS
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 36 - Words: 301,954 - Reviews: 2103 - Favs: 1,472 - Follows: 1,320 - Updated: 3/27/2011 - Published: 10/19/2009 - Edward, Bella
Tunes with Tony Masen by Just4ALE reviews
Our late night calls were fascinating. His attitude in person was frustrating. Stupid radio host with the velvety, seductive voice. Dr. Jekyll or Mr. Hyde? Will the real Tony Masen please stand up? AH. Drama/Mystery/Romance
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 24 - Words: 148,409 - Reviews: 3582 - Favs: 2,546 - Follows: 1,601 - Updated: 3/26/2011 - Published: 3/16/2010 - Bella, Edward - Complete
Paper CutOuts by twistedcoincidence reviews
Bella prefers the virtual to the actual, but feels herself being tugged from the safety of her online realm into the world of a rough edged Edward. This time she'll write her own story. Collab with astilbe13 AH/AU
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 34 - Words: 136,587 - Reviews: 10109 - Favs: 5,901 - Follows: 3,576 - Updated: 2/15/2011 - Published: 5/23/2010 - Bella, Edward - Complete
Through the Flames by SparklingTwilight reviews
One fateful night, 29y/o Edward must make the decision that haunts every firefighter's worst nightmares. In choosing between his life and that of another, life altering repercussions arise. Rated M. Contains graphic descriptions of fire. HF Warning.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - Chapters: 41 - Words: 200,140 - Reviews: 7381 - Favs: 3,484 - Follows: 1,922 - Updated: 2/3/2011 - Published: 4/9/2010 - Complete
The Diner by Jessypt reviews
Bella is a baker with a rough past, looking for a new start. Edward is a chef trying to get his life back on track. What happens when things heat up in the kitchen at The Diner?
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 26 - Words: 200,624 - Reviews: 2459 - Favs: 2,320 - Follows: 1,411 - Updated: 9/18/2010 - Published: 1/31/2010 - Edward, Bella - Complete
Put a Ring On It by WhatsMyNomDePlume reviews
Edward keeps asking and Bella keeps saying the same thing. But he loves asking and well... she's starting to kind of like it, too. AH, B/E O/s for the Will You Marry Me contest.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,076 - Reviews: 504 - Favs: 1,188 - Follows: 217 - Updated: 4/29/2010 - Published: 2/3/2010 - Bella, Edward - Complete
Breakfast at Tiffany's by profmom72 reviews
Edward admires Bella from afar, until a chance meeting convinces him to send her messages in the Tiffany's window. Can their two worlds merge beyond the grand gesture? elaboration/continuation of the One Shot. Collaboration with Hmonster4.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 34 - Words: 168,557 - Reviews: 1685 - Favs: 1,796 - Follows: 608 - Updated: 10/16/2009 - Published: 2/15/2009 - Edward, Bella - Complete
The Mirrors by adorablecullens reviews
Teddy's secret and magical childhood is lost when a family heirloom is destroyed, changing his life forever. Now an adult, can Edward open himself back up to magic and love when he meets a beautiful - and hauntingly familiar - woman in real life?
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Fantasy - Chapters: 23 - Words: 93,498 - Reviews: 4047 - Favs: 3,688 - Follows: 1,199 - Updated: 7/23/2009 - Published: 4/5/2009 - Edward, Bella - Complete
The Marriage of True Minds: Age of Edward OneShot by AngryBadgerGirl reviews
This one-shot is an entry in the Age of Edward contest. It's Austenward! The story takes place in Regency England, circa 1810. Bella enters an arranged marriage to avoid poverty. Can she find love despite the circumstances? M FOR JUICY OLDY TIME LEMON!
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 12,378 - Reviews: 420 - Favs: 1,050 - Follows: 226 - Published: 6/14/2009 - Complete
Rilla My Rilla! by ruby gillis reviews
Sequel to Rilla of Ingleside. What's next for Rilla, Ken, and all the Blythes and Merediths? New verision of Chapter 24 uploaded! This is the correct version, please r&r again if you have already. It might clear up some confusion.
Anne of Green Gables series - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 30 - Words: 45,083 - Reviews: 278 - Favs: 105 - Follows: 69 - Updated: 7/22/2008 - Published: 5/11/2005
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Particle Collisions reviews
Bella has given up on love, choosing to be content with her quiet, albeit boring life. She never imagined how much that life would change when Edward Masen moved into the classroom across the hall. Watch out world, there's a new nerd in town!
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 11 - Words: 33,599 - Reviews: 308 - Favs: 249 - Follows: 460 - Updated: 2/2 - Published: 11/6/2011 - Bella, Edward
Starter Trouble reviews
She thinks he hates her. He loves to drive her crazy. When his car's ignition dies and leaves them stranded, it might be just what they need to start something else-something special. AH E/B
Twilight - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,489 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 10 - Published: 5/5/2012 - Bella, Edward
Redefined reviews
Best friends, a freak snowstorm, and a blackout. Throw in some board games and nice sheets, and who knows what will happen?
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 111,367 - Reviews: 260 - Favs: 378 - Follows: 301 - Updated: 10/25/2011 - Published: 11/15/2009 - Bella, Edward - Complete
The Sweater reviews
Bella has fallen hard for the wrong guy. When she gets the chance of a lifetime, or at least of sophomore year, to be with him, will her dreams come true, or will her heart be broken?
Twilight - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,278 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 11 - Published: 6/26/2011 - Bella, Edward - Complete
The Second reviews
First kisses are easy.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,009 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 4 - Published: 12/21/2009 - Hermione G., Ron W. - Complete
Sleepless reviews
Separation can be exhausting.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,399 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 26 - Published: 12/20/2009 - Hermione G., Ron W. - Complete
The Fight reviews
Ron's day isn't turning out quite the way he planned.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,098 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/20/2009 - Hermione G., Ron W.