To All the Boys I've Loved Before

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Name: To All the Boys I've Loved Before
P.S. I Still Love You (sequel)
Always and Forever, Lara Jean (2nd sequel)
Abbreviation(s): TABILB, TAtBILB, TAtB, TAtB
Creator: Jenny Han
Date(s): April 15, 2014 - May 2, 2017 (Books)
2018 - present (films)
Medium: Books, live-action films
Country of Origin: USA
External Links: Wikipedia (Book), Wikipedia (Film)
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To All the Boys I've Loved Before is a book trilogy by Jenny Han about Lara Jean Song-Covey who writes love letters to all the boys she has ever loved and keeps in a teal hatbox, which her younger sister eventually mails out. This eventually leads her to having a fake relationship with Peter Kavinksy (a recipient of a letter) in order to make his ex jealous and to make her sister's ex-boyfriend (another recipient of a letter) believe she didn't like him anymore.

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The first film introduced a lot of new fans into the fandom and an explosion of various fanworks have been posted to FanFiction.net, Tumblr, and Archive of Our Own. TATBILB Fanfiction sometimes state if its based off the bookverse or the movieverse or both. However since the film follows fairly closely with the books (minus a few character/subplots), other fanworks do not state if they are book/movie. Most of the early fandom looks to be on FanFiction.net, the first fic was posted on September 20, 2015.

The fandom mainly revolves around the pairing Peter/Lara Jean, and later around John Ambrose/Lara Jean. Some fans are Team Peter and others are Team John Ambrose starting with the second book/film. Het is the dominate type of fanfiction, and gen is fairly common. Slash and femslash are fairly rare despite the canon gay character Lucas Krapf.

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Examples Wanted: Editors are encouraged to add more examples or a wider variety of examples.

Fics

  • infinity plus one by katarasvevo, Lara Jean grows up believing that the sentence on her wrist is supposed to mean something. (Lara Jean/Peter, Soulmates AU)
  • Stay Awhile by javajunkie, When Lara Jean and Chris need extra money, they sublet their spare bedroom to Peter Kavinsky. (Lara Jean/Peter, Roommates AU)
  • hear my heart beat / major keys by songandsilence, Okay. So. This guy comes in to the bakery every Friday like clockwork. It’s not Lara Jean’s fault that she notices, the guy is noticeable. Tall, lanky, white. Shoulders like a Greek god, forearms like a North Sea fisherman, and eyes like a small town veterinarian who makes house calls even in the dead of winter. If Lara Jean tends to drop things when he walks through the door of her bakery, it’s the fault of his genetics, not her. He brings his son with him. (Lara Jean/Peter, Bakery AU/Single Parent AU)
  • Be All But Overcome by ALsannan, It’s become clear she doesn’t read the notes. He’s made his point with Gen. There’s no reason to keep writing anymore. Still. '...you don’t know what that skirt does to me, Covey.' (Peter/Lara Jean, Canon Divergence AU)
  • the knight of this story drives a silver jeep by romanovaly, there’s a quiet sniffle and then a loud sob and peter feels his heart drop to his stomach. he loves lara jean, is damn near sure he’s gonna marry her one day, but kitty—with her big dreams and endless confidence, so much her own person and yet utterly shaped by the women who surround her—holds a special place in his heart, the little sister he’s never had. (Peter & Kitty, Peter/Lara Jean)
  • Lucky Star by Queenie_004, Peter comes to the rescue for one of his favorite Covey Girls. (Peter & Kitty, Peter/Lara Jean)

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