220Is It Worth Giving Up? » by FreelinJemilyPLL7819 On the outside, Brittany, Santana, and Quinn seem like the usual bitchy, High School Cheerleader bullies. However, on the inside, they are terrified little kids holding onto secrets that no child should ever have to bear. Until they decide enough is enough and reveal the things they were made to do. Faberrittana & Noah friendship. Eventual Brittana, Quick, & Finchel relationships.
Glee, T, English, Friendship & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 42, words: 175k+, favs: 131, follows: 168, updated: 7/8 published: 7/17/2019, Rachel B., Quinn F., Santana L., Brittany P.
426Once and For Real » by ForForever19 Future AU. '"Rachel," Quinn interrupts before the brunette hurts herself. "Are you trying to ask if I would be your pretend girlfriend?"' - Faberry.
Glee, T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 17, words: 119k+, favs: 333, follows: 460, updated: 6/12 published: 4/25/2019, Rachel B., Quinn F.
151Misguided Ghosts » by MaxximumRide666 After their loss at Regionals, and all the pain and drama of the last year, Rachel Berry realised she needed to make some changes but until she notices a difference in Santana on their return from summer break, she has no idea where to start. First though, she needs to figure out exactly what is going on with the Unholy Trinity. Unholy Trinity Poly. T/W: violence from chapter 5 on.
Glee, M, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 20, words: 122k+, favs: 165, follows: 233, updated: 6/11 published: 7/8/2019, Rachel B., Quinn F., Santana L., Brittany P.
858Standing on the Edge Dancing in the Flames » by BattleKitten Life isn't all singing and dancing, not even in Glee club. And what if being on top of the pyramid just gives you further to fall. When everyone feels like a frienemy and fathers and faculty and babies and boyfriends complicate EVERYTHING, how are you ever supposed to get anything right? (Book Two of the 'No Halo' series)
Glee, M, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 39, words: 233k+, favs: 393, follows: 602, updated: 5/10 published: 9/29/2015, Rachel B., Quinn F.
273Open Arms (Revised) » by DARecruit Same story, new/updated approach. Open Arms is the story of fourteen-year-old Rachel Berry who discovers her mother is none other than Broadway superstar, Shelby Corcoran, after her fathers give her back to the woman to raise. Join them as they navigate their new life together and discover what it means to be mother and daughter.
Glee, T, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 20, words: 175k+, favs: 146, follows: 161, updated: 4/17 published: 2/8/2016, Rachel B., Shelby C.
514Everything Changes » by pomatterpie With a successful stage career and a reputation as one of the most respected show choir coaches in the country, Shelby Corcoran had almost everything she's ever wanted. Except for the baby she gave up 13 years ago. When Shelby unexpectedly runs into her daughter and the men she gave her to during a show choir competition one day, everything suddenly changes.
Glee, T, English, Family & Drama, chapters: 28, words: 173k+, favs: 301, follows: 356, updated: 4/6 published: 9/11/2018, Rachel B., Shelby C., Rachel's Dads
457Regrettably » by diannastreamingcardigan Regret is a funny thing. It never seems to leave you. Shelby placed Rachel for adoption with the Berry men when she had Rachel during high school, and is coming to terms with doing so when Rachel enters her classroom as a 14 year old student with some secrets and regrets of her own.
Glee, T, English, Family & Angst, chapters: 21, words: 221k+, favs: 148, follows: 181, updated: 3/25 published: 10/25/2019, Rachel B., Jesse sJ., Shelby C.
258No One Left To Blame » by ForForever19 HS AU. Quinn Fabray is well-versed in keeping the truths of her family and her past firmly hidden away. But, her efforts prove to be moot when Rachel Berry, armed with her own secrets of the past, arrives at Dalton Academy and manages to turn both their worlds upside down - or, perhaps, right way up. Faberry. Trigger Warnings.
Glee, M, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 34, words: 256k+, favs: 202, follows: 278, updated: 12/18/2021 published: 8/30/2018, Rachel B., Quinn F.
629Second Chances, Strippers & Stars » by YellowRogueRose The dream of a second chance, the dream that life crushed and the dream to shine brightest. Everyone has dreams and this is the story of three dreams that come together. Some will be achieved, some will change completely & some will fade away but at least they'll be together?
Glee, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, chapters: 45, words: 801k+, favs: 111, follows: 165, updated: 10/25/2021 published: 8/21/2013, Rachel B., Shelby C.
691Avenging Angel » by jenmer61977 After sectionals season one, things change for Rachel in a big way. Will she survive all that is coming her way? This is my first fan fic so please read and review. Will be Pezberry to start but Fapezberry is endgame. All comments welcome. Trigger warnings! Violence and abuse
Glee, M, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 71, words: 270k+, favs: 770, follows: 873, updated: 9/29/2021 published: 6/18/2015, [Rachel B., Santana L., Quinn F.]
664Saviour » by Bodge What if the men Shelby gave her baby to hadn't been the loving parents she thought they would be?
Glee, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, chapters: 78, words: 254k+, favs: 337, follows: 418, updated: 4/7/2021 published: 11/13/2012, Rachel B., Shelby C.
143We Are Family » by Bodge It's been almost three years since Shelby gave birth to her daughter when, out of the blue, she receives a phonecall that changes everything!
Glee, T, English, Family, chapters: 19, words: 70k+, favs: 107, follows: 142, updated: 12/31/2020 published: 12/14/2019, Rachel B., Shelby C., Rachel's Dads
112Until I Found You » by AndiStar86 Rachel is placed in foster care at 4 years old. Never knowing her mother or where she came from. She is the new kid at a new school, she finds life long friends she never knew she needed. And meets her mother she never knew existed. I kind of suck at Summaries.
Glee, T, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 13, words: 70k+, favs: 152, follows: 213, updated: 10/15/2020 published: 10/1/2019, Rachel B., Quinn F., Santana L., Shelby C.
99Hey Kid » by Bodge Originally a oneshot for the prompt "Rachel's fathers tear up the contract and Shelby raises Rachel from birth", now an ongoing fic.
Glee, T, English, Family, chapters: 15, words: 45k+, favs: 109, follows: 140, updated: 8/26/2020 published: 9/26/2019, Rachel B., Shelby C.
548Different Worlds » by FeelingGrey Quinn Fabray has a past, did she choose to run away or was fate just on her side? Well either way everything changes for her when she moves to Lima Ohio and meets a girl named Rachel Berry. (AU story but based in Glee timeline... Faberry)
Glee, M, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 66, words: 308k+, favs: 245, follows: 348, updated: 6/14/2020 published: 12/9/2012, Quinn F., Rachel B.
1k+ Rough Beginnings » by tothevision Quinn decides she needs to end this obsession once and for all, but life doesn't always work out the way we want it to. Sometimes it's so much better. Faberry.
Glee, M, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 44, words: 351k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 1/8/2020 published: 3/26/2011, Rachel B., Quinn F.
1k+Where Love Leads Us » by itwasadream The sequel to Beautiful When You Don't Try as you requested. Rated M for later chapters. Lots of the same Faberry goodness.
Glee, M, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 41, words: 245k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 7/11/2019 published: 5/9/2011, Quinn F., Rachel B.
1k+Left » by Trebles.and.Tones Rachel is left on her biological mother's doorstep because her fathers don't want elby is shocked to find Rachel on her doorstep fifteen years after being forced to sign a contract after her rced into a relationship neither of them are sure they're ready for,mother and daughter must learn to live together, and hopefully learn to understand one another in the process.
Glee, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, chapters: 43, words: 183k+, favs: 447, follows: 542, updated: 7/5/2019 published: 11/1/2012, Shelby C., Rachel B.
674How To Save A Life » by Loves Sock Monkeys The Unholy Trinity live in a rundown apartment in New York. They meet a little girl in their building, Rachel. Her mother is a failed actress and an alcoholic junkie. They try to help the little girl and her mom as much as they can. When Shelby runs off she leaves Rachel in their care. The little girl is a handful. Can they help her live a normal life? Faberrittana/Little Rachel
Glee, M, English, Angst & Family, chapters: 20, words: 130k+, favs: 534, follows: 846, updated: 6/4/2018 published: 11/13/2012, Rachel B., Quinn F., Brittany P., Santana L.
878Be My Baby » by gleefullyLea Quinn, Santana, and Brittany seek help from Shelby. Rachel decides to try and reconnect with her mother. Will Shelby finally get her baby back and see that she can be there for Rachel? Will Rachel finally get Shelby as her mother?
Glee, T, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 25, words: 162k+, favs: 371, follows: 442, updated: 12/26/2016 published: 8/1/2012, Rachel B., Quinn F., Santana L., Shelby C.