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  1. Rec 1

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    Toby's brought back a new press secretary from California, and Abbey's in for a bit of a surprise.

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    25 Oct 2014

    Bookmarker's Notes

    A fantastic little AU.

  2. Rec 4

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    The windowed Duchess of Denver, finally out of mourning, makes a visit to London and her old friend Mirabelle Severn and Thames. It's spring.

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    25 Oct 2014

    Bookmarker's Notes

    Simply divine. Read it for Honoria, and her fabulous idiosyncratic voice - read it for Sylvia, a luminous and charming OFC - read it for the love letter to period music that's folded seamlessly into its plot. Fantastically done, and a joy to read.

  3. Rec 40

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    With Sansa there everything seemed brighter, and Margaery no longer felt her loneliness weighing so heavily upon her shoulders.

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    23 Sep 2014

    Bookmarker's Notes

    Beautiful slow-build story about Margaery and Sansa after the war. I loved it.

  4. Rec 26

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    What Disney doesn't tell you is there is no such thing as a good fairy.

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    11 Oct 2013

    Bookmarker's Notes

    Fantastic worldbuilding. <3 AND FAIRY POLITICS.

  5. Public Bookmark *

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    What it says on the tin.

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    5 Aug 2013

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    In which Kirk precipitates an unintended cultural exchange, Spock develops a drinking problem, and the crew stages an intervention, but not the kind Kirk was expecting.

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    3 Aug 2013

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    3 Aug 2013

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    3 Aug 2013

  9. Rec 4

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    With just a few weeks to go before the 2015 general election, Leader of the Opposition Dan Miller is relying on his press officer, Ollie Reeder, to see him through. Unfortunately, Ollie is relying on his personal assistant, Sam Cassidy.

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    28 Dec 2012

    Bookmarker's Notes

    This is awesome. Except that overused word can’t begin to describe how wholly wonderful this is. It is tremendous. It is remarkable. It is grand. It is splendid.

    Sam is just perfect. Oh, Sam. I love her quiet strength in this, and how much more competent she is than anyone around her. And Emma has such a larger-than-life presence - I love the way she's seized control and runs everything. This is a very special fic. <3

  10. Public Bookmark 6

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    Heiro, the little sister of Lady Themis, befriends Attolis.

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    26 Dec 2012

    Bookmarker's Notes

    Heiro's story. <3 Lovely little bits of Gen as well.

  11. Rec 83

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    I don’t know if you have ever had your torso scraped with a butter knife by your valet. There is not much in the experience to recommend it. Particularly when you suspect said valet is not entirely happy with you, and so wields the implement with more vim than strictly necessarily.

    Or, the tale of how Bertie and Jeeves finally Confessed All to each other, despite – or, possibly, because of – the passion-dampening affects of Giant Squirts, thwarted wrestling, unhappy boating, rabbits (both of the Luminous and Dream varieties), an aunt who breakfasts on the ground bones of nephews who displease her, and a pair of very natty yellow socks.

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    25 Dec 2012

    Bookmarker's Notes

    Yes, so this is the one where Bertie's clueless and Jeeves is secretly pining, and Bertie tries to come up with a Plan to address Jeeves being off his feed, and this works about as well as you would expect. It's awesome. Read it.

  12. Rec 5

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    Gustav is stuck comforting a devastated Frederic after Ella marries Liam. Meanwhile, Lila helps her new sister discover the hidden delights of life in the castle.

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    25 Dec 2012

    Bookmarker's Notes

    One of my gift fics for 2012! This is an amazing and lovely fic with parallel storylines in which Lila shows her new sister-in-law Ella that living in castles doesn't always have to be boring, and Gustav and Frederic fall in love and contemplate a future together (with many hilarious Gustavian insults and impeccable Frederician outfits along the way). <333333

  13. Rec 8

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    In which Miss Hilary Thorpe and Gerald, Viscount St. George, freshly released from Oxford upon an unsuspecting Britain, try to do one of Hilary's friends a simple favour with disastrous consequences; Lady Winifred Wimsey tries her hand at detective work; and Charles Peter Parker, aged five-and-a-quarter, single-handedly repels the German invasion.

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    23 Jul 2012

    Bookmarker's Notes

    This is AMAZING. <333

  14. Rec 23

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    They did not question that there had been a wolf. There were blood and bodies. Surely that was proof enough.

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    1 Jan 2012

    Bookmarker's Notes

    A dark and chilling adaptation in free verse. Breathtaking.

  15. Rec 1

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    It’s like a broken clock she cannot set aright, somehow both too fast and too slow; or the draft from a carelessly opened door that she cannot place, sighing its sobering chill into even the gayest of parlours. And it is at its strongest, perhaps, whenever she chances to hear Miss Fairfax play.

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    30 Dec 2011

    Bookmarker's Notes

    Eeee! A lush, delicious story about Emma, Jane, and Mr Knightley (emphasis on first two). Truly lovely.

  16. Rec 20

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    The paths which Attolia and Eddis take are both paved with loss, but the ways they walk those paths are very different.

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    30 Dec 2011

    Bookmarker's Notes

    Oh, now this is gorgeous.

  17. Rec 8

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    Lewis knows exactly what he wants for Christmas.

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    26 Dec 2011

    Bookmarker's Notes

    Read this if you've seen the advert and want to spend the next five minutes grinning up a storm. If you haven't seen the advert, go watch it on Youtube and then come back and read this. A lovely little ficlet in every way. <333

  18. Rec 15

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    Viscount Saint-George never meant to make a role model out of his uncle, but somehow Peter wormed himself into Saint-George's conscience.

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    25 Dec 2011

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    This fic is beautiful, and funny, and deep, and I've read it three times already and loved it more each time, even though I wasn't sure that'd be possible. This is my head-canon now, in an immediate and unshakeable way. Do read this. You won't regret it, I swear.

  19. Public Bookmark 66

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    Rumpelstiltskin really just wants a child.

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    4 Dec 2011

  20. Rec 13

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    Professor Henry Higgins doesn't want Colonel Pickering to leave....

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    31 Oct 2011

    Bookmarker's Notes

    The Higgins/Pickering story I've always wanted. <3

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