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fic recs from ao3 !! mainly beomgyu centric :D

the fics are listed in word count order, main list is complete works, ongoing series/works can be found in ongoing

as always, before reading the fics, please READ THE TAGS for any warnings

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chaptered

  • colder than ice (yet you so warm) by pinkgyuuu (87.7k words, 20 chapters)
    • figureskater!taehyun + weddingplanner!beomgyu
    • the angst in this is so chef's kiss, really hits you in the gut
    • the storyline is so nicely developed, esp with the angst and the pining
    • fake marriage au
  • if i stay by btxtluvr4 (83.1k words, 16 chapters)
    • artist!beomgyu + taehyun (no spoilers abt his role!)
    • this fic is addictive, the characters are complex and the relationships, not even just taegyu but beomjun's friendship, is so cute
    • there is so much depth to this fic, please read the tags
  • a jar of hearts by pulsefire (75.7k words, 17 chapters)
    • one of the most original soulmate!au concepts around
    • nothing short of amazing, it's a gift that keeps on giving
    • the ending for many isn't what they'd like but personally, the realistic endings have always been my favourite, so i think the ending for this fic is perfect
    • absolutely deserving of the hype it gets
  • everyone who loves you goes to heaven by hueningkai (53.3k words, 5 chapters)
    • actor!beomgyu + taehyun
    • it's a story of 2 exes coming back together so there's a lot of angst, and pining for each other
    • it's a masterpiece
  • you've been lonely too long by beomrebi (48.3k words, 10 chapters)
    • has fantasy elements! beomgyu is cursed
    • beomgyu is bad at feelings, and taehyun loves him anyway
    • this fic is amazing, it's written so well especially the development of taegyu's relationship
    • it's just so cute to see taehyun break down beomgyu's walls, i love this fic so much
  • that's debatable by stayinmylane (24.4k words, 3 chapters)
    • one sided enemies to lovers au
    • taegyu bicker a lot, they're also both on the debate team
    • it's crack and fluff basically
  • can you feel the rush by permutative (23.4k words, 3 chapters)
    • fakedating!au, taehyun asks beomgyu to teach him how to date
    • this is SO SO SO cute
    • beomgyu is the bestest bestest boy ever and it just takes a while for taehyun to see it
  • ghosting (wish i could see you because i can't see me) by tae2junnies (23.3k words, 2 chapters)
    • zoomclass!au (i cant believe those are a real thing, covid wtf)
    • this fic is so goddamn well written, from the character depth to the plot to the relationships, everything.
    • i cry every time i read this because everything beomgyu struggled with spoke to me on a personal level
    • beomjun are brothers, soogyu are roommates
    • part fluff, part angst, total masterpiece
  • masuri suri by mouseferatu (22.7k, 11 chapters)
    • magician!taehyun + magician!beomgyu enemies to lovers au
    • hate to love kind of? it's more like taehyun really looks down on beomgyu for the tpe of magician he is
    • this fic is such a ride and the side sookai is adorable 10/10 recommend such a masterpiece
  • your petals and your thorns by dalkoo (14.4k words, 43 chapters)
    • taegyuists and their penchant for angst is something else really
    • this fic is devastating but in all the right ways
    • hanahaki!au and ironically florist!taehyun which makes the pain even more wonderful
  • dream of me by insoobnia (9k words, 5 chapters)
    • this fic is SO CUTE, the plot is developed so well
    • beomgyu can visit dreams, it's cool af
    • canon-compliant kind of, except beomgyu has a magical ability
  • when you move, i'm moved by sugahearts (7k words, 2 chapters)
    • figureskating!au both taegyu skate !!
    • one sided enemies to lovers, taehyun is just an oblivious idiot
    • okay ngl it's more one sided enemies to friends to lovers but technicalities, taegyu are cute af in this fic
  • fever pitch by lofi_seul (5k words, 2 chapters)
    • enemies to lovers, hogwarts!au
    • the tension between the two is so well written, good god
    • it's sooo heated and so well written especially taegyus competitive dynamic and even the fluff at the end is cute
    • it just has so much underlying wit, I love it

over 10k

  • history is all we are by magichour (19.2k)
    • angst. this is just angst
    • okay that's a lie, the first half is pure fluff and then it's angst
    • it's really well written oml, the ending is bittersweet but perfect regardless, i love this fic
  • where my demon hides by shadowkissed (13k words)
    • shadowkissed has a lot of great works but i am incredibly attached to this, and it's my favourite work by her
    • demon!taehyun + human!beomgyu, beomgyu accidentally summons a demon
    • i've read this more times than i can count, the dynamics are just so so good, and beogyu's realisiations are so well written and just the taegyu dynamics are amazing
  • new light by blueblushed (12.9k words)
    • canon-compliant, based on that taegyu weverse post about the moon being round
    • it is so, so beautiful to read
    • toto is the star of the show /lu
    • but in all seriousness, this is very fluffy and makes your heart hurt from how beautiful it is
  • whipped cream, honey soaked by huenuingkai (10.8k words)
    • cofeeshop!au, barista!beomgyu
    • beomgyu is utterly whipped for taehyun, "pretending-i-work-as-a-barista-when-i-dont" level of whipped
    • the miscommunication, beomgyu sets himself up and it's hilarious to read about
  • dragonfruit by honeysigh (10.4k words)
    • this fic is SO cute
    • i read this during the height of the animal crossing craze, which meant i was kinda sick of hearing abt it, but this fic made me feel like joining the hype along with taehyun
    • it's such fluffy relationship, taegyu are best friends

over 5k

  • the stars crossed right for us (we're destiny) by pariscitylights (9k words)
    • hogwarts!au + soulmate!au in one
    • zero words, this fic is beyond amazing, the characterisation is incredible and you get so invested in this relationship
    • the light angst makes it so much better
  • the bride of hobak by teajamscookies (9k words)
    • taehyun gets a cat, chaos ensues
    • honestly, this is 9k of pure fluff and taegyu being cute af together over cats, it's really just something nice and light to read
  • "accidentally" in love" by xila51 (9k words)
    • hogwarts!au where beomgyu drinks amorentia and falls in love with the first person he sees (spooiler alert: it's taehyun)
    • taegyu are clingy and whipped for each other
  • maybe it's the providence of the universe by bubblyying (9k words)
    • this is pure fluff
    • based on the twitter account @louvplace, except in this fic, beomgyu is the admin of an account similar to @louvplace
    • beomgyu makes it his mission to comfort taehyun through his acc
  • "im scared, not a wimp" by soobeans (8k words)
    • weightlifter!taehyun + artist!beomgyu
    • this is CUTE, it's just taegyu being whipped fo reach other but taehyun still playing hard to get
    • beomgyu is shocked at how buff taehyun is
    • yeonbinkai are lowekey sick of taegyu pining and not doing anything about it
  • bloom by stilljunhui (7k words)
    • another taegyu hanahaki!au
    • nurse!taehyun + hanahaki patient!beomgyu
    • the eventual relationship is written so well
  • i like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it by beomrebi (7k words)
    • a fic based around beomgyu's sleep talk habits
    • it's so adorable
  • here is the handful of shadow i brought back to you by letterstothemoon (6k words)
    • canon-compliant
    • god bless taehyun is a mess, he's just. a whipped mess like there's this one scene where he avoids beomgyu for 5 days kind of mess
    • kinda 5+1 in a way, the development of taegyu is so cute
  • picture the sun by mandubin (6k words)
    • 5+1 things in taehyun's pov
    • it's very soft
    • spans from when they first meet to the end game
  • seven things by synically (6k words)
    • 7+7 things (7 things taehyun hates and 7 things taehyun loves, about beomgyu)
    • very soft and fluffy
    • based on "beomgyu the type to kiss you during arguments"
  • love is stored in the frog by pieii (6k words)
    • taegyu go on a froggy date
    • this is SO SO cute, it's so beautifully written, they're both utter saps and in love with each other and this is the most adorable date ever, beomgyu best boy and taehyun best boy, it's just. so cute.
  • shine on me (i'm already yours) by tae2junnies (5k words)
    • this is. adorable. like fr fr adorable af
    • taehyun is an idiot
    • they're just so so cute in this
    • youtubers!au
  • do you want to know a secret? by beomrebi (5k words)
    • 5+1 taegyu fic
    • it's very soft, taegyu are in their own little world
  • worth the risk by unknownuniverse(5k words)
    • hogwarts!au
    • hyuka does a parnk that goes wrong and taehyun is the unwilling accomplice
    • it's very cute, taegyu bicker
  • love radio by haikgyuu (5k words)
    • radio djs!taegyu (smash the universe radio !!)
    • it's their last day at the radio - fluffy and slightly angsty
    • djs taegyu are just very cute
  • darling, you're the one that i want by onhos (5k words)
    • taegyu are schoolteachers !!
    • this is SO cute and soft, holy crap, they're both so soft for each other

under 5k

  • arrow to your heart by taewluv (4k words)
    • 5+1 things pjo!au
    • this is SO SO cute, beomgyu is a son of aphrodite and taehyun a son of apollo and holy fuck the percy jackson stan in me was blessed
  • hand me your wishlist by fairyglows (4k words)
    • hogwarts!au
    • this is ADORABLE
    • taegyu spend Christmas together completing a bucket list
  • one handspan closer to you by pavses (4k words)
    • canon-compliant, from pre-debut onwards
    • 5+1 beomgyu has this thing where he records video messages to future him.. taehyun joins in
  • our start line by beomrebi (4k words)
    • soulmate!au where you can hear the music your soulmate is listening to
    • canon-compliant, it's predebut
    • it's really soft
  • don't be a stranger by tsubean (3k words)
    • taegyu think they're rebels
    • really really fluffy
    • makes you wish you had a high school crush to break school rules with
  • 04:00am confessions by pulsefire (3k words)
    • half asleep confessions
    • very light and fluffy
    • beomgyu is a whipped idiot
  • love like magic by orphan_account (3k words)
    • hogwarts!au, beomgyu is a slytherin, taehyun a ravenclaw
    • 5+1 of taegyu being in love with each other and no one believing it's real
  • boo! (you've shaken my heart!) by midnight_files (3k words)
    • taegyu as buzzfeed unsolved
    • this is basically crack and fluff together, it's so fun to read and absolutely hilarious
  • staring at your lips by haikgyuu (3k words)
    • taegyu kissing fic basically
    • very fluffy i love it
  • battle of the bands by the bluesthour (3k words)
    • the fic has 2 chapters but chapter 1 is taegyu centric !
    • txt are in a band
    • taegyu are cute as hell in this
  • so-so, lose control by permutative (3k words)
    • beomgyu teaches taehyun how to kiss
    • jaeyun from too makes a cameo
    • canon-compliant, which accounts for the ending this fic gets
  • location unknown (i know you'll be worth the wait) by tfhyuka (2k words)
    • it is very short, soft and fluffy
    • beomgyu needs a place a stay so he stays with taejun and then they're just being cute together
  • pluvia by lunalis (2k words)
    • strangers to lovers
    • beomgyu develops a crush on the cute boy he sees on the bus
    • it's just very soft
  • splashes of colours by moacrosm (2k words)
    • soulmate!au where you see colours when you meet your soulmate
    • barista!taehyun
    • very fluffy, it's just soft
  • for you by iwillstillopenthewindow (2k words)
    • soulmate!au with a very unique twist
    • the narrative of this is amazing, i really love the way the author formats this, it fits the plot really well
    • the way taegyu make their relationship work, is very cute to see
  • could never want for more when you're near by orphan_account
    • it's very soft, taegyu basically just kiss
    • canon-compliant
    • yeah, it's just soft
  • 23.5° by bluearchive (2k words)
    • it's a vignette and it's absolutely beautiful
    • txt are seasons
    • the imagery is chef's kiss, it's so pretty
  • paint your world with me by sunglaze (2k words)
    • taegyu are dj radio hosts! (smash the universe radio!!)
    • cutest confession ever, this is fluffy
  • ask me anything you want by nicetaegyu (2k words)
    • detective!beomgyu + badboy(?)!taehyun
    • it's pretty short, but the premise of it is really gripping
    • beomgyu flirts on the job, I'd love to see more of this fic but hey what the author has now, is already amazing
  • untold bargains by reina1 (1k words)
    • taegyu are immortals
    • this is literally spellbinding, I just love the way the writer encapsulates taegyu over thousands of years and their love for each other to the very end
feb 22 2021 ∞
apr 12 2021 +