January 30th, 2013

avengers-natasha
  • astridv

Leverage: Keeping Up Appearances During the Holidays, by Tassos

Fandom Category: Leverage
Pairing: Parker/Hardison
Fic Title: Keeping Up Appearances During the Holidays
Author: Tassos
Link: http://archiveofourown.org/works/310415
Rating/Warning(s): PG/none
Genre: Humor
WIP?: No

Why This Must Be Read:
A Christmas fic full of sparkly joy with a great Parker POV.

"You want to go," he said slowly, "to the FBI office Christmas party?"
"Sophie said it would be good practice. And," she tapped the card, "Santa's going to show up."
GoT - Sansa - Queen

Wathing you Watching me by crossingwinter

Fandom Category: A Song of Ice and Fire/Game of Thrones
Pairing: Arya Stark/Gendry Waters
Fic Title: Watching You Watching Me
Author: crossingwinter
Link: http://archiveofourown.org/works/575007/chapters/1030724
Rating/Warning(s): Teen. Mentions of past non-con/abuse.
Genre: Modern AU
WIP?: No. Although there are a sequel that is not finished (continuously updated).

Why This Must Be Read: I don't read that many Modern Au's, but this one is amazing. It has a great character focus and manages to make them all into modern people, without loosing who they really are. Arya starts collage and moves into a house with Sansa and Roslin Frey. Jon and Gendry lives close by and we follow the four of them through their daily life. Has a great, slow Genry/Arya, a Sansa that is dealing with the the fallout from her relationship with Joffrey, an exploration of Arya and Sansa's relationship and switches nicely between humor and angst. It doesn't follow the books, but drops in nice continuations and hints. Sequel features Sansa Stark/Edric Dayne, and I'd recommend that too ^^