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Mithen single-handedly brought me into the DCU fandom in July 2008, and Te's keeping me there; I love every minute of it. I don't have a ton of *different* recs; what I have are ways to find other rec pages, or sift through a particular author. Smallville fics and authors are mixed in here too - that sometimes-wacky show is, after all, part of the same universe.

AUTHORS
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Mithen; she favors the Superman/Batman and Clark/Bruce pairings (yes, they can be different).
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Glossing 
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Pervyficgirl 
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Zee 
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Shalott's stuff in general, but in specific, read: the Reconciliable Differences universe (Conner/Kon finds out who both his parents are, or at least that they both care about him, and matchmakes); Moving On, in which Lex takes over the universe and the 'verse enjoys it; Ulterior Motives, in which Superman and Lex Luthor get over themselves and have a truce.
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Lady Ra writes some schmoopy Clark/Lex fics. I admit, I do like it when there are alien complications to having an affair. 
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Te. I'm too vanilla to read all of her stuff, but let me list off some favorites; regrettably, Te does not believe in writing summaries for the idle fic-browser. 
   Listed Under Batman
   1) the Intimates series: Tim/Oracle, Tim/Jason and possibly others. This series is a cyberpunky AU, born from the Timfinity Challenge ("What if Tim had done X instead of join Batman?") with Oracle using Tim Drake as her avatar.
   2) the Form couplet: Tim/Dick. These two stories, from first Tim and then Dick's POV, cover a scenario in which Jason survives DitF but is crippled, and Batman retires to take care of him. 
   3) the Everything Spring series: Tim/Jason. Here, Tim is caught in his spying by Jason before DitF would've occurred. 
   4) Counter Shading: Tim didn't need to be taught subterfuge by Batman. A different reason why the Joker failed to break him.
   5) Something That Will Not Let Go: Batman needs a Robin, but how can he justify breaking in a child? A future, with Tim and Cass working together with others to create a Robin.
   6) All the Things of the World, Tim/Jason. Another Timfinity-esque fic. Here, rather than become Oracle's avatar, Tim tells her that Gotham "needs a Batgirl". Thus we get a crossdressing Tim, gender identity confusion, and a Jason who survives because of his crush on the new Batgirl. EDIT: This became a series, and one that goes a different direction than I thought implied in the first story. I wasn't terribly interested in the rest. Now, the story can be found under the series "The Young and the Battish".
   Listed Under Teen Titans
   7) Dangerous to Reason: Tim/Bart. Kid Flash uses psychology on Tim - and it works. Wire Cage Monkeys! Sex is easier than hugs! 
   8) Things You Get Used To: Tim/nearly every Teen Titan, focusing on Tim/Bart/Kon. Sex pollen --> sex --> embarrassment, trauma and possibly a new relationship. 
   Listed Under Young Justice
   9) A Clarification of Range: Tim/Kon. Tim's good at the disguise thing... *really* good. Kon catches on after, oh, the 5th or 6th one night stand.
   Listed Under Mixed Universe
   10) the Black Sky series: Tim/Kon, Kon/Batman. How life goes on after one of the Teen Titans dies.
   11) the The Drowners series: Tim/Jason, Jason/Bruce, Tim & Jason/Steph, Tim/Bernard. Jason died, but he's not gone; Tim lives, but he's lonely. What I thought would be a ghost-and-Mrs.-Muir scenario, with added possession, turned a lot weirder.
   12) go into the Good Bits index, for Waiting For You: Tim/Dick. Timestream troubles --> Dick and Tim being each other's first, and both waiting for the other since approximately the same calendar year.
   13) the World Enough series: Tim/Dick, Tim/Bruce, Tim/Steph, Tim/Kon, Tim/Bart, Tim <---> Cassie, Tim/Roy, Tim/Connor [I think], Tim/Bernard, Tim/Jason, Tim/Barbara and possibly more. Tim gets dosed with a fearlessness chemical, and since he'd been afraid of relationships... well.
   14) When I Have Lost My Way: Tim <---> Kon, Tim <---> Steph, Tim/Bernard. Tim can't stand being retired because of his father & stepmother. Luckily, he knows how to rewrite his memory. 
   15) Stop This Day And Night With Me: Tim/Connor Hawke. Connor tries to find his friend after Tim retires. Bonus points for the hotrod-driving lawyer OFC.

FIC RECS/ARCHIVES
Smallville/DCU fusions, a listing 
~ the 
Timfinity archive, in which there are stories about Tims who were not Robin.
Batman Family comics by The Dark Cat  
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Slytherin-Gypsy's recs.
~ Similarly,
Te's recs

FICS
~Conflicts of Interest, and Visiting Hours, by 
Prufrock. Lex took custody of Conner prior to his, uh, birth, and Conner is raised a Luthor. The stories are his POV, and he embarks on a quest to 1) find his mother, Clark (no, not mpreg); 2) get his mom and dad together; 3) survive Smallville. 
~Skin Deep, by 
Rivkat. Clark is Lex's "Left Hand of Darkness" fantasy. Genderbender aliens! 
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Playing Banjo in Sgt. Zygote's Ragtime Band, by Aklani. Clark/Lex, alien!sex problems --> mpreg. 
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iHero, by Bernice. Lex develops a new power. The title is a hint.
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Cover, by Solvent90. Tim/Kon. Tim is sent by Batman to scope out the son of Lex Luthor.
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Betty and the Bat, by Wrigley's Field. Crossover with Ugly Betty; Betty is Bruce's new personal assistant.
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No Dull Flesh, and sequel Whatever Life You Wear, by Glossing. Bart and Tim, awkward in dating and love. 
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The World's Finest, by Mara. The Titans don't want to accept Tim's retirement.
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When the Sun Met the Moon, by Erika. Kon gets custody of his half-sister, after Lex is attacked.
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A Night on the Town, in which the Teen Titans hang out in Gotham.
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An Infinite Lightness of Touch, in which Batman is the crush of both the Flash and the Martian Manhunter.
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And Then the Heroes Came Along, in which everyone from SGA would hit that.
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Contabescence, in which Bernard does not understand how dangerous Lady Shiva is. 
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Kings Among Runaways series, in which Jason and Tim were not Robins at their usual times. WIP. 
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Peek Not Through a Keyhole, in which Bernard figures out who Robin is.
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Probationary Member, in which the newest superhero doesn't get the approval of the moral majority.
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Scions, in which Kon and Tim are cutthroat executives, among other things.  Definite Smallville influences. 
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