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My Good Intentions..., Puck/Sam, R, 3/3

Title: My Good Intentions Can Leave the Harshest Scars You've Ever Seen
Part: 3/3
Pairing: Puck/Sam
Rating/warnings: light R
Word Count: 24,489
Notes: This is set in the same 'verse as The Right Side of Reason, I'm Numbing My Feeling, Every Second's a Longer Wait, and Soon We'll Fall to Pieces. Title stolen from I'm Yours Tonight by The Academy Is....
Summary: Sam struggles to understand Puck's actions and starts making some potentially life-changing decisions, only one of which goes well.

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My Good Intentions..., Puck/Sam, R, 2/3

Title: My Good Intentions Can Leave the Harshest Scars You've Ever Seen
Part: 2/3
Pairing: Puck/Sam
Rating/warnings: light R
Word Count: 24,489
Notes: This is set in the same 'verse as The Right Side of Reason, I'm Numbing My Feeling, Every Second's a Longer Wait, and Soon We'll Fall to Pieces. Title stolen from I'm Yours Tonight by The Academy Is....
Summary: Sam struggles to understand Puck's actions and starts making some potentially life-changing decisions, only one of which goes well.

I divided part two into two parts because it was getting really long, and I didn't want to make everyone wait even longer as I finished up the last scene. :)

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gay waffles

As some of you have been asking, here's a snippet from the upcoming part of Gay Waffles. I'm aaaalmost done with the next part; hopefully I'll have it posted sometime within the week. I'm really sorry it's taken me nearly two months to finish! I'm thinking I should try and make the parts shorter so the wait won't be so long.

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Glee fic; My Good Intentions..., Puck/Sam, R, 1/3

Title: My Good Intentions Can Leave the Harshest Scars You've Ever Seen
Part: 1/3
Pairing: Puck/Sam
Rating/warnings: light R
Word Count: 24,489
Notes: This is set in the same 'verse as The Right Side of Reason, I'm Numbing My Feeling, Every Second's a Longer Wait, and Soon We'll Fall to Pieces. Title stolen from I'm Yours Tonight by The Academy Is....
Summary: Sam struggles to understand Puck's actions and starts making some potentially life-changing decisions, only one of which goes well.

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puck/sam!

Here's a little snippet from the next part of Gay Waffles. I'm sorry I'm taking forever with the next update, but it's very slowly coming together. It's another two-parter, I think.

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Book Blab: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Title: The Hunger Games

Author: Suzanne Collins

Keywords: YA, battle royale, romance, violence

Plot Outline: In a not-too-distant future, the United States of America has collapsed, weakened by drought, fire, famine, and war, to be replaced by Panem, a country divided into the Capitol and 12 districts. Each year, two young representatives from each district are selected by lottery to participate in The Hunger Games. Part entertainment, part brutal intimidation of the subjugated districts, the televised games are broadcasted throughout Panem as the 24 participants are forced to eliminate their competitors, literally, with all citizens required to watch. When 16-year-old KatnissÆs young sister, Prim, is selected as the mining district's female representative, Katniss volunteers to take her place. She and her male counterpart, Peeta, the son of the town baker who seems to have all the fighting skills of a lump of bread dough, will be pitted against bigger, stronger representatives, some who have trained for this their whole lives.

My blabbing: I'm just going to be real with you guys. The only reason I read this book was because I read the description of Peeta and I decided that it would be criminal to have anyone but Chord Overstreet play him in the movie. Obviously that's not going to happen, but anyway... it's a good book. The plot and characters are engaging enough that you can overlook some of the clunky dialogue. Once these kids hit the arena, it gets awesome and heartbreaking. It's cool how the author kind of reverses the traditional gender roles with Katniss and Peeta. Katniss is good at fighting and hunting while Peeta would happily spend his life in the kitchen baking. My one criticism of this whole trilogy is the romance - I don't feel it. Throughout the entire story and beyond, I never buy that Katniss is in love with anyone. However, I like the relationships that develop because everything happens in a much more intense way when you're forced to get to know someone under life and death circumstances.

Catching Fire is the second book, and Mockingjay is the third. I liked Catching Fire a lot. Mockingjay isn't jiving with me, though. I've been on page 48 for weeks now. It just hasn't caught my interest yet and I don't know if I'll finish it. In any case, I would still recommend at least the first two books. They're fast-paced, quick reads, so if you have an afternoon or two to spare, check them.
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Book Blab: Dream Boy by Jim Grimsley

Title: Dream Boy

Author: Jim Grimsley

Keywords: LGBTQ, south, abuse, coming of age

Plot Outline: Nathan is an intelligent but shy adolescent boy who wants to escape from his abusive and violent father, and fantasizes about a relationship with Roy, the boy who lives next door.

My blabbing: This book is really understated and heartbreaking and dream-like and ahhhhhh. For lack of a better description, it's a little more literary than most of the other books I've posted about. The writing is absolutely beautiful. As far as the plot goes, I don't want to say anything to spoil, but you are definitely going to want to wrap teeny tiny Nathan up in a blanket and carry him around forever.
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Book Blab: The Hookup Artist by Tucker Shaw

The semester is finally done for me, sooo I've already started making a nice list of books to catch up on during the holidays (this book and the next couple to be posted are from months ago though, I just never got around to talking about them). My nerd senses are tingling.

Title: The Hookup Artist

Author: Tucker Shaw

Keywords: LGBTQ, friendship, bullying, high school

Plot Outline: When his best friend, Cate, gets dumped, Cupid-wannabe Lucas seizes the matchmaking opportunity to pair her with Derek, the hot new guy in town. At first, Cate is dubious of their match, and rightfully so, since Derek can't seem to keep his eyes off Lucas. Lucas, who has just been dumped by Marcus, finds himself curiously intrigued by Derek. Soon, he and Cate–both of whom originally feigned zero interest in Derek–dupe themselves into crushing on him at the same time.

My blabbing: This is an okayish book. If any of you have read any of my rants on how gay jocks are treated in YA fiction... yeah. Anyway. It's not a totally bad read. It has cute characters, fun high school drama, mysterious maybe!bisexuality, and... kind of a weird friendship. I don't know. I need a sequel where Derek runs off to the big city and finds his soulmate.
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Glee fic; Soon We'll Fall to Pieces, Puck/Sam, R, 2/2

Title: Soon We'll Fall to Pieces
Part: 2/2
Pairing: Puck/Sam
Rating/warnings: R
Word Count: 12,450
Notes: This is set in the same 'verse as The Right Side of Reason, I'm Numbing My Feeling, and Every Second's a Longer Wait.
Summary: Puck tries to work through his feelings, and he doesn't mean to leave a path of destruction in his wake—it just kind of happens.

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