3rd-5th Years • 769 Reviews
Summary: "Some mistakes are too much fun to make just once."
After Lily Evans, Head Girl of Hogwarts, starts a food-fight with James Potter, Head Boy of Hogwarts, they are both given detention for the rest of the year, and are assigned a 'detention journal', which the staff say will help to settle their 'overwhelming and disturbing differences'. We have come across Lily's journal; her take on why the whole affair ever started, her intriguing relationship with one ‘supreme git of the galaxy’, the extents to which she will go for revenge and where it will lead her...
"And if for some unknown reason you come across this, Potter, and the paragraph above does not manage to penetrate your unusually thick head and convince you of my stupendous dislike of you, I hope the following sentence helps: I HATE YOU!"
Professors • 425 Reviews
Voldemort's rising reign of terror, NEWTs, death attempts, a Headship, a tangled affair with James Potter, hilarity, grief, love, secrecy, maddness... it's almost hard to believe that I've survived to graduate. I am Lily Evans, and this is my 7th year.
6th-7th Years • 1665 Reviews
Summary: 2009 QSQ Awards Winner for Best Chaptered Canon Romance
Before the chosen one was ever born, his parents had to meet, fall in love, and defy Voldemort three times. Easier said than done. Things were never easy for Harry Potter's parents, but it gets a whole lot harder when Death Eaters kidnap Lily. This is the story of Lily and James, the trials they face, and how James finally wins Lily's heart. (pre-Deathly Hallows)
“I’ll always protect you.”
6th-7th Years • 129 Reviews
A fear of commitement drives Lily away. Circumstance gives them another chance, but old friends could be there end. This is the story of James Potter and Lily Evans, the year after Hogwarts.
Excerpt from the new chapter:
He doesn’t want you to kiss him,
she told herself rationally.
“No p-,” she started
3rd-5th Years • 321 Reviews
If you're looking for the usual James-loves-Lily-but-Lily-hates-James storyline, then this isn't it. The thing is, Lily doesn't hate James at all, he can just be annoying at the best of times. As she comes to realise why she doesn't hate him, it leads to the famous love we all know about. Set against the backdrop of a warring magical world where nothing is certain, can James and Lily hold onto each other and fight?
UPDATE August 08:
It's FINISHED! Thank you so much to all those who have read and reviewed this story, I have loved your support. i hope there are still people out there who are willing to read it. Keep an eye out for more stories by me!
UPDATE February '08:
I have changed the chapter names of some of the 'Defied' chapters, to make this fit and to make it more plausible, as I see the 'thrice defying' of Voldemort as happening when James and Lily are part of the Order of the Phoenix.
UPDATE 20th September:
I have altered my facts in the chapter 'Once Defied' as I made mistakes in the ages of James and Lily. It didn't matter so much in this chapter but had annoying repercusions for future chapters. It should all now be correct.
3rd-5th Years • 163 Reviews
Norah Kelley was the one James had always seen himself with. They had been together forever and he loved her. Lily Evans, on the other hand, was the one girl he truly loathed.
But in fifth year, with a changing outlook on life and problems finally surfacing at home, James and Lily began to a friendship. Both known for hating each other, they agreed to keep their friendship quiet.
But as things progress, James comes to find that he can't have everything and a decision has to be made. With this decision, James learns that what you expect isn't always what happens and love can spout from unexpected places.
This is told from James' POV.
6th-7th Years • 406 Reviews
James Potter is running out of time to win the heart of Lily Evans. In a last attempt to make her his, he formulates a secret plan.
Will the whole thing blow up in his face? . . . Or will Lily have some secrets of her own?
Warnings: Excessive amounts of romance, jealousy, and PMS.
I'm a'comin with the newest chapter!!
6th-7th Years • 127 Reviews
Harry places his thoughts into Dumbledore’s Pensieve in hope to save Ron and Hermione’s relationship. Ron and Hermione delve into the Pensieve and revive essential moments of their Hogwarts experience starting with the day they met. This is a riveting tale, casting Ron and Hermione to the past as they unwind time and memories. As they unfold time will their hearts dare to let each other in? Or is the past too hard to bear?
1st-2nd Years • 48 Reviews
She is wrong. She is wrong in so many ways, so many ways, in every way imaginable. I am with Lily; she is my girlfriend, I am her boyfriend - but she will never be my Lily. She’ll always be his and even she knows it as she entwines her hand with mine. [CHAPTER 3 REPOSTED!]
3rd-5th Years • 161 Reviews
This is the story of a boy and a girl. And a boy. This is the story of love returned and unreturned, of friendship gone dry, and of the things people will do for love. This is the story of James Potter and Lily Evans and Severus Snape. *two-shot*
1st-2nd Years • 334 Reviews
Meet Tabitha, the fourteen year-old daughter of Harry and Ginny Potter. What happens when she finds herself attracted to the son of her father's worst enemy? Along with a set of new characters, and the return of some old ones, this teen will find the meaning of friendship and family.
3rd-5th Years • 1702 Reviews
James Potter: Marauder. Lily Evans: Prefect. They're both seventh years at Hogwarts. They're also about to have a pretty interesting year--complete with a few detentions, pranks, confusion, and laughter--in which they get through school, make some trouble and maybe, just maybe, sort out their feelings for each other.
Thanks to all you who have made it possible for this story to be in the Top Tens
. It was a very happy moment when I first saw my story on the list, and I love being able to go back and see it there now. Still. Yay!
Throughout the latter half of 2010, and the first half of 2011, I re-edited this story. The changes were mostly to fix stray (and annoying) grammar and spelling errors, but also to rework some plot points in an effort to stay truer to canon. I also updated the style; having written this story so long ago, my writing has definitely developed (and I would say gotten better), so I edited to reflect that. (I apologize for the errors that were in the story before all this editing. I found them immensely distressing when I reread my chapters. Heartbreaking, really.)
Big “thank yous” go to the three people who helped edit/nitpick the first edition of this novel: violagirl
And yes, this story is up on Fanficition.net under the penname: Io.Sono.Emilia.
Of course, as a disclaimer, I’m not JK Rowling. The Potterverse does not belong to me, but I am in it and love it.
6th-7th Years • 149 Reviews
Every story written about the Marauders has always been the same. Pranks, love, mischeif...But, what if there was another side to all of it? Another side to the fun? James Potter finds out sooner then expected that reality isn't just a bedtime story. It's real. And it's haunting him. How can he live out his days in Hogwarts as a regualar teenager when things start happeing that are beyond his control? Not to mention, the love he possess is slowly being taken from him...
CHAPTER 10 IS UP!!!!
1st-2nd Years • 173 Reviews
As Lily and James enter their last year at Hogwarts, many hidden feelings emerge. But when tragedy strikes, will Lily ever be able to tell James her true feelings? Or will it be too late?
Reviews are greatly appreciated. There's an e-cookie in it for you. ;D
1st-2nd Years • 19 Reviews
Summary: "Everything has a price, Miss Granger. Do not fool yourself."
Hermione has been trying all year to get even an E on her Defense Against the Dark Arts essays. During a chance meeting with Professor Snape late one night, Hermione discovers that even making good marks is not as clear-cut as it seems. Set during HBP.
1st-2nd Years • 66 Reviews
As the Marauders enter their seventh year, James has one goal: to get Lily Evans. Lily is just trying to stay away from him. Remus and Sirius are coming out with a plan. Will they all get what they want, or will they get back something completely unexpected?
Chapter seven is up!
1st-2nd Years • 25 Reviews
James and Lily find out that they have more in common than they'd ever imagined. This is a story showing that people aren't as different as we always think
6th-7th Years • 265 Reviews
It is the Maruader's Seventh Year. With it comes more problems - Voldemort is gaining power, danger is rising, and James still cannot get Lily to go out with him. Join us as we explore the little-known story of James and Lily's past.
**Although this is a James/Lily fic, the Marauders also star in it as well.
3/12/10 I've been editing and I'm pretty sure I'm going to take this up again...
3rd-5th Years • 1739 Reviews
Post Hogwarts: Ron and Harry are sent to America for Auror training. Ron spends his last night in England with Hermione, and after returning two years later, he finds Hermione with a fifteen-month-old baby ...