Fanfic Recs / Arrow

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Authors and Websites

Anything by Sarcastic_fina which can be found here [1] or here [2]
  • Recommmended by: Stydiabromance

General Fics

At First, Just a Little by Laughing Duchess
  • Recommended by: Mystnmist 1217
  • Synopsis: Felicity thinks that Oliver thinks she's in love with him, but she's totally not. Or, four times Felicity tells Oliver she's not in love with him and one time she tells him she is.
  • Pairing(s): Felicity & Oliver Felicity/Oliver, Sara/Oliver

Bad Altitude by Frea O
  • Recommended by: tryharder34
  • Synopsis: Natasha hijacks a plane that has Felicity on board.
  • Pairing(s): Felicity/Oliver
  • Tags: Crossover with The Avengers

Investigations of an Underpaid Detective by Larathia
  • Recommended by: tryharder34
  • Synopsis: Quentin Lance's side of the story.
  • Tags: WIP which is being updated slowly.

Of What's Behind by Xerox
  • Recommended by: tryharder34
  • Synopsis: Oliver is sick for the first time since returning home.
  • Tags: trigger warning for PTSD

All Aquiver by Saone
  • Recommended by: tryharder34
  • Synopsis: S.H.I.E.L.D captures Starling City's vigilante.
  • Pairing(s): Phil Coulson/Clint Barton if you squint
  • Tags: Crossover with The Avengers
    • YMMV, as the fic mostly seems to praise Hawkeye and to put down Oliver Queen as a reckless amateur that gets to be schooled.

Are You On My Side by Amathela
  • Recommended by: tryharder34
  • Synopsis: Thea decides she wants to be the Viglante's side kick
  • Tags: WAFF

No Easy Answers by Medie
  • Recommended by: tryharder34
  • Synopsis: Quentin Lance reflects on Gotham City's own Vigilante
  • Tags: Alternate Universe Fic, Crossover, one gender change (Batwoman)

Fire in the Blood by Misachan
  • Recommended by: tryharder34
  • Synopsis: Slade contracts malaria.
  • Pairing(s): Shado/Oliver/Slade
  • Tags: Hurt/Comfort

A Kind of Partnership by Chosenfire
  • Recommended by: tryharder34
  • Synopsis: Laurel enlists Oliver's help on a case.
  • Pairing(s): Laurel/Oliver

If You Like Pina Coladas by Naked Clown
  • Recommended by Komodo Classic
  • Synopsis: Oliver's a brat, Tommy's a troll and Felicity herds cats. Or how being a billionaire puts a whole new spin on the uses of tech support. Or why you should never answer phone calls at three in the morning.

The Ex-Girlfriend Club by Frea_O
  • Recommended by: tryharder34
  • Synopsis: Laurel, Sara, Shado and Helena join forces to fight crime - somtimes with Felicity's help. They can't seem to shake the bad guys assumptions, though.
  • Pairing: Felicity/Oliver
  • Tags: Female friendship

Break the lock on my own garden gate by belmanoir
  • Recommended by tryharder34
  • Synopsis: Tommy didn't die.
  • Tags: AU

Velocity by MachaSWicket
  • Recommended by bettername2come
  • Author's Synopsis: There's a bomb on a bus. Once the bus goes 50 miles an hour, the bomb is armed. If it drops below 50, it blows up. What do you do? AKA, the Olicity Speed AU.
  • Pairings: Felicity/Oliver
  • Tags: Alternate Universe

Godspeed, Young Traveller by minazukihatta
  • Recommended by fruitstripegum
  • Summary: When Oliver's timer finally zeroes out, it stops at a mysterious pizza boy with dark hair and sad eyes. But as Oliver spends more time about Barry Allen, he soon discovers that there is more to the boy than one would initially think. Meanwhile, men are being kidnapped from the streets and forced to fight in horrific gladiatorial fights.
  • Comments: An Alternate Universe fic that crosses over with The Flash (2014).

Shipping Fics

draw not your bow until your arrow is fixed by kaydidmischief
  • Recommended by: tryharder34
  • Synopsis: A slice of life that develops Laurel/Oliver/Tommy post Oliver's return from the island.
  • Pairing(s): Laurel/Oliver/Tommy
  • Tags: trigger warning for PTSD

One Night Stands and Vanilla Cupcakes by Redtoes
  • Recommended by: tryharder34
  • Synopsis: Happy!Felicity. Jealous!Oliver. Cupcakes.
  • Pairing(s): Felicity/Oliver

Waiting For This Moment To Arise by hbthomas
  • Recommended by: tryharder34
  • Synopsis: Laurel asks Felicity for some tech help for a case she's working on for a client who was victimed by the Bratva.
  • Pairing(s): Laurel/Tommy, Felicity/Oliver

Everything You Wanted by always_a_queen
  • Recommended by: tryharder34
  • Synopsis: Tommy and Laurel's relationship after the Queen's Gamit goes down.
  • Pairing(s): Laurel/Tommy
  • Tags: second person narrator

Enjoying the View by redtoes
  • Recommended by: tryharder34
  • Synopsis: Slade comes to Starling City to visit Oliver. He and Felicity have a mutual attraction.
  • Pairing(s): Felicity/Slade; Felicity/Oliver

Love Will Find A Way by lucyrose4
  • Recommended by: tryharder34
  • Synopsis: Laurel runs away from Starling City and Oliver.
  • Pairings(s): Laurel/Oliver
  • Tags: WIP

Letting Go by ArtemisXYZ
  • Recommended by: tryharder34
  • Synopsis: Laurel's journey after finding out Oliver's secret.
  • Pairings(s): Laurel/Oliver
  • Tags: romance, female friendship, long

I used to live here by belmanoir
  • Recommended by: tryharder34
  • Synopsis: Tommy wasn't dead but everyone thought he was. His return isn't greeted with quite the celebration he could have hoped for.
  • Pairings: Eventual Laurel/Tommy/Oliver
  • Tags: fix-it, series