Thursday, June 2, 2011

Indie & Zen Weekly


Indie and Zen here again with your weekly rec’s to feed you’re ever growing addiction. Did you enjoy last weeks? We hope so, because I know we did.

There are several goodies to be found and devoured in this week's recommendation. To further live up to my officer name of Dark Indie I have two fics today that just scream angst and drama and make you wanna tear your heart out.

My bb's know I like to post lots of music on my page, and one day I happened to be on an Eminem kick; which got me thinking, 'are there any fics out there where Edward was like Eminem?' because that would just be too hawt and oh so darkly delicious. Well someone happened to recommend Robicorn’s one shot 'Love the Way You Lie.' Even though I post a lot of music, I haven’t read too many song fics in the past, so I decided to give it a shot. I will just say I was salivating at the end of this, dying for more. When I asked Robicorn if there was going to be more, low and behold I find out that she allowed someone to adopt it and its being continued. Now you know I don’t read WIPs but this one I seriously couldn’t pass on and now I can NOT stay away from. With this in mind, I would like to announce this week’s recommendation…

A continuation of Robicorn's one shot. Follow Edward and Bella along their path of destruction; will their anger and rage consume them? Can they make it out of this relationship alive? Rated M for language, violence and lemons. Twilight-E/B pairing.

Bnjwl has picked up the ball on this and has run away with it. With her first official chapter she shows us a small piece of kindling to their burning passion and each chapter gets better and better. Their relationship will have you on the edge of your seat wanting more and dying for the next update.

Seriously go check this out and let Bnjwl know Indie sent you because there is a special surprise that Bnjwl has in store for those who review and let her know that I (or FFA) sent you, so make sure you RnR!

Her Blog:

Her Twitter: @bnjwl

My other rec is from an author we featured last week, our own Officer Spread’em AKA Vampiremama/Readingmama. VM is a truly prolific writer and if you read the rec’s from last week you know I am not steering you wrong this week. I have pretty much read most of her fics and I can tell you she is a writer like no other. I really can’t say enough good things about VM. The woman even wrote me my own one shot and its scorching hot too, but that’s not this week’s recommendation. This week I bring you Attraction vs. Compatibility.

Bella lives a charmed life; Edward has skeletons in his closet. They are drawn to each other but fight the pull, how could two people so different ever make things work in the real world. Dark themes and Canon Pairings.

I will let this little excerpt speak for itself:

"So now what?" Her eyes pierced into me while awaiting her answer.

I wanted to ask her to let me kiss her, but the words caught in my throat. Instead, I just leaned in and she tilted her head up in acceptance of my act. Two years I had wanted to kiss this girl. Two years I had spent wondering if her lips were as soft as they looked. Two years I had fantasized about what this moment would be like. The pressure of the situation was killing me.

My lips touched hers softly at first. I held them there, to see if she was going to change her mind, but when an unsteady hand braced itself on my chest, I went for it.

Two fucking years and I'd never come up with anything nearly as good as this.

And that is just the beginning of what is in store for these two. The subject matter is one that you normally wouldn’t even think about and it’s handled with a realism that is certainly fitting for the situation. What is it you ask? Well, I already know and you have to read to find out. So go forth, RnR and let Vampiremama/Readingmama know we sent you!!!

Now let’s look at what our lovely Zen has for us…

My first rec this week is for a non-twilight story called Possessions, written by none other than our lovely officer and author of the month, This Guilty Blood.

Jace Morgenstern is in love. Clarissa Fray's 'boyfriend', has his own boyfriend. It’s time for Jace to step up & move on from the past, but can Clary see him as more?

Don’t fret, even if you haven’t read Mortal Instruments yet, *shame faced Zen* this story will make complete sense. Poor Jace has wanted Clarissa for so long; will he finally get the girl? Or will tragedy push them apart? You’ll have to find out for yourself. BTW, Lemon? HELL TO THE YES!

Number two on my list this week is Fictionista Daily WitFit Because the Night, by Mephis1, AKA Udo Blick.

An Edward and Bella tale using the WitFit daily prompts. How does one recover after the fall from grace? A story of loss, healing, the search for redemption and love. Vampires may or may not be included.

Mephis1 NEVER ceases to amaze me by rising above and beyond with her word prompts. This lady has a way with words, taking them and weaving them into a thing of beauty, leaving you breathless and wanting more.

*yes yes that she does…I second that thought…Indie.

And last but most definitely not least, I rec to you, Letters to a Soldier by Officer Dark Indie AKA TLCullen132.

What would you say to a stranger? What would you say to them if they were so close but yet so far away?One name on a sheet filled with lists of names shouts out at you, what if this was your chance at a greater destiny?

I love this story and was given the honor of pre-reading it. Let me tell you Bella is AWESOME. Sending Edward- who she hasn’t met yet- a Maxium Magazine. That had me smiling…I wonder if he’s put it to use? LOL. Seriously, though? This story is touching, pen pals with a soldier? I’m sure all the troops would appreciate a friend, especially one like Bella. Will these two meet? You’ll have to read and find out.

SO we urge you to go forth and read and please leave some love…

Until next time,

Indie & Zen.


  1. New blog! New, awesome, weekly rec's! What's not to love about this?!

  2. Love this post well done Indie and Zen! and thank you both for the shout out!! Hope everyone likes the new blog!!

  3. Crikey. I go away for three weeks and return to a revamped blog. I love the new look! And well done Indie and Zen. xx

    Udo Blick

  4. Love the new look peeps, and thank you for all your continued hard work for FFA. The rec's are awesome and so beautifully presented.

    Great update