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To whoever wants to read this, I can tell you that I'm a human. I'm hopelessly addicted to Harry Potter, and have been for a long time, I think that explains my annoying presence.

I find it harder to read and write non-canon fics.

I love writing, so I'm giving a stab at writing fanfic, and I can now say that I appreciate all of the authors on here about a gazillion times more. :P I hope that somebody will enjoy my work, but critique away! :D :D :D

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Where They Can't Follow by PeppermintToads

Rated: 3rd-5th Years •
Summary: Have you ever felt different? Like you didn't really belong, or maybe never had a place? This is how I felt in my first year of Hogwarts.
My name is Lily Luna Potter. This is my story.
Reviewer: HumanHorcrux Signed
Date: 09/26/12 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter One: Trolleys, Trains, and Practical Jokes

This is great writing! I love Ron's kinda repeat of the Gryffindor thing, and I love the characterisation of them all.

Just a couple quick questions: what year is James in? Rose is a 3rd year, so Dominique would be a 6th?

I love the last sentence- "silently praying for bravery", double meanings FTW!

I can't wait for the next update! :D :D :D

Author's Response: Thank youuuuu! :D I thought that Ron in the Epilogue was absolutely hilarious, so I had to incorproate that somehow ^_^ James is a year older than Al, so he would be a fourth year. Dominique is a seventh year. I am really happy you liked this! <3

Honestly by Gmariam

Rated: 3rd-5th Years • Past Featured Story
Summary: Seven months after leaving Hogwarts, James Potter is fighting for the Order of the Phoenix. When Lily Evans joins the resistance, his life is turned upside down. He'd proposed, after all, and she had said no. How could they work together now, after so much history together? Or could they find another chance amidst the war?
Reviewer: HumanHorcrux Signed
Date: 10/02/12 Title: Chapter 2: Chapter Two - Uncomfortable

Oh, I can't wait for the next chapter! This is fantastic, as with all your fics. So, is Lily 19, and James 18 in this one? Does it tie in with Raindrops, or just Another Chance?

So many questions... :P Keep up the good work! :D :D :D

Author's Response: Thank you so much for the review! I'm so glad you've enjoyed it. Sometimes I worry about taking it on the chin when trying something different with these two...like breaking them up, lol. So yes, I think Lily just turned 19 and James will be 19 in March. Merlin, they are so young! As for the tie in, hmmmm. Really, I have so many 7th year stories, it could go with loads of them. But as far as any continuity, The Poppy Field is the failed proposal at the end of the school year, and Another Chance is the bit at Christmas, then this. And then I've got a few other post Hogwarts stories - another proposal and a wedding - that should fit, and a long ME planned for November, 1979 (so about ten months from this story, lol) Next chapter VERY soon, thanks again!! ~Gina :)

Reviewer: HumanHorcrux Signed
Date: 10/03/12 Title: Chapter 3: Chapter Three - Still Uncomfortable

Wow. I hate cliffhangers, but this one is GOOD. :P I love fast updates, you're absolutely fantastic!

You have a little mistake, in the sixth paragraph:

"And since they saw nothing suspicious whatsoever, it almost felt like date this time." should be "like a date"

I love the chapter title, it made me laugh. :D I'll be making sure that when I eat out again, to be very careful. :P (if I go back in time, a good 20 years...)

Do you know how many chapters there will be in this story? I can't wait for the next chapter! :D :D :D

Author's Response: Haha, if you've read any of my other stories you know I LOVE cliffhangers. Literally - as in sending people over cliffs and everything. Wow, I just realized I've done that twice, yikes. I need a new go-to for a good cliffie, lol. Anyway. I'll nip in and add that missing word, thanks. As for how long this will be - nothing like my biggest, that's for sure. Six chapters, maybe? Seven, eight? That's about it. Glad you took the author's note to heart, enjoy your pasta. ;) THank you again!! ~Gina :)

One Sweet Night by Nagini Riddle

Rated: 1st-2nd Years •
Summary: In the midst of a dangerous world, James and Lily share one sweet night together.

Written for the Magic in Music challenge in the PA.
Reviewer: HumanHorcrux Signed
Date: 09/27/12 Title: Chapter 1: One Sweet Night

This was beautiful, and it flowed really well. Good job! :D

Off to your authour page I go! (it's okay, I've got fangs too- mine are poisonous, how about you?) :D :D :D

Author's Response: Poisonous for sure, or else why would Snape have died and Mr. Weasley been gravely injured??? Thank you! I'm glad that you enjoyed the poem! :D

Grand-Aunt Petunia by bratface0201

Rated: 1st-2nd Years •
Summary: After having not seen her nephew for six years, Petunia is shocked to see Harry on her front doorstep, presenting his newborn son, James. One-shot! Petunia's POV.
Reviewer: HumanHorcrux Signed
Date: 09/28/12 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter 1

I agree with the whole "Petunia-being-nice-thing" :P, because there is a lot about her that can be seen in the books. She was more a part of the magic world than Vernon or Dudley.

This was eloquently written, and I love your style. I think I'll go see if you've written anything else. :D :D :D

Author's Response: Thank you! Yes, I've written a few more things, several years ago, I believe. They are all on here :)

Sports Day by Northumbrian

Rated: 3rd-5th Years •
Summary: As the Summer Holidays approach, it is time for Sports Day at James Potter's school.
Reviewer: HumanHorcrux Signed
Date: 10/10/12 Title: Chapter 1: Three Legged Race

I was completely overjoyed when I got an email telling me that you had posted a new story. :D

As per usual, you did a fantastic job. This really hits home. Harry, based on what we see read about in the books and saw in his Occulemency classes, doesn't let on to anybody about how awful his past really was. This just seems to be a deeper look into what Harry feels. I doubt that he'll ever fully retell his childhood horror stories.

A sad beginning, but I'm curious for more. Will there be a focus on Harry's past, or will the story take a happier turn?


Author's Response:
Thank you.

It wasn’t until I started writing this story that I realised that, by sending James to a Muggle school, Harry was placing James in situations he himself had faced as a child. The decision will stir up a lot of suppressed memories. I think that, over the years, Ginny will find out a lot about Harry’s childhood.

This will be no more than three chapters, and the rest will take a happier turn.


Afraid of the Dark by Gmariam

Rated: 3rd-5th Years •
Summary: The fears of one's youth are often quite different than the fears of adulthood. For some, it remains the same, simply shifting form as one's fear moves from without to within.
For Sirius Black, light will always conquer any fear of the dark.

This is Gmariam of Ravenclaw writing for the Great Hall Boggart Challenge.
Reviewer: HumanHorcrux Signed
Date: 10/16/12 Title: Chapter 1: Afraid of the Dark

Wow, this is fantastic. You made the third person really natural, and instead of it being really clunky and acting like it's the elephant in the room, it flowed beautifully.

It's kind of ironic that Sirius Black is afraid of the dark, but you captured it and made it something else. A wonderful job, as per usual, and it really makes you think about Sirius in a different light (that was an unintentional pun). There's a lot about Sirius in the fifth book that could be expanded, and I really wish we had some more time with him in the books.

Great job, I can't wait for whatever you have next! :D :D :D

Author's Response: Thank you once again for the lovely review! I am so glad you are enjoying these stories, and really appreciate you taking the time to leave a note (a lot of readers don't, I think) I am even happier you found it so well done. It was tricky, to be sure. But the vision of Sirius's boggart being a darker vision of himself just really struck me and I had to go with it. I mean, we have this surface impression of him that isn't always very positive, but he must have had a hard life, both as a youth, as a fighter in the war, in Azkaban, and after. So there is depth to him - so much to be expanded. Thanks again for reading this!! ~Gina :)

Reviewer: HumanHorcrux Signed
Date: 10/16/12 Title: Chapter 1: Afraid of the Dark

Whoops, I must not be awake- I meant 2nd person. :P I blame school.

Author's Response: I guessed as much, lol - thanks again! ~Gina :)

I Know by Gmariam

Rated: 6th-7th Years • Past Featured Story
Summary: James returns to the dormitory one night to find Sirius is not happy about his new relationship with Lily Evans. He is shocked to discover the reason his best friend is so upset.
Reviewer: HumanHorcrux Signed
Date: 10/17/12 Title: Chapter 1: I Know

My mind has been blown. Yet another wonderful story, a great piece of writing, but James and Sirius? I'm still trying to digest it. I guess I'm guilty of being a complete L — J shipper, but wow. :D

I must say that if you don't think that it would happen, yet you can write something like that so convincingly, it's just more proof of what a fantastic writer you are. :D

I love the setting, it's kinda ominous, and you can almost hear the slow, creepy music playing in the background. You make it seem perfectly plausible, which makes me scramble to catch up with what has just happened. Good job, and Happy Birthday to Soraya. :D :D :D

Author's Response: Wow, I don't feel like I very often blow people's minds, so I'll take that as a high compliment! Thank you! As you've read a fair few of my stories, you know I am the biggest J/L fan possible, so it always sort of amazes me that I can pull off something like this. It's actually the second time I've written James/Sirius - the first time they were actually together! And I've written James/Remus too! Eep! LOL! I guess I just like trying to make it a tiny bit plausible within the scope of James/Lily. Glad I succeeded here, it was a very visceral scene for me to write, but fun. Thank you so much for all your amazing reviews, they are so very much appreciated!! ~Gina :)

Zoinks! (A Halloween Tale) by Northumbrian

Rated: 1st-2nd Years •
They were on their way to a party, but instead, four famous heroes find themselves ghostbusting.

Nominated for: Best Humour Story (One-shot) story - Quicksilver Quills 2013

Reviewer: HumanHorcrux Signed
Date: 10/28/12 Title: Chapter 1: Jeepers and Jinkies

This has left me laughing. I had a guess at who they were dressed up as, at the psychedlic van, and I think that you've got it very well written. :D

What year would this be in? Happy Halloween, and keep up the good work! :D :D :D

Author's Response: Thanks for the review.
This is Halloween 2000, and the gang are on their way to Justin’s 21st Birthday Party. Hermione is 21, the boys 20, and Ginny 19. You knew that I’d know, didn’t you? I’ll have to update my story list.

The Sun Sets in Paradise by Nagini Riddle

Rated: 1st-2nd Years •
Summary: On a bright night enriched with the full moon, a young boy races across the meadows, only to meet his dreadful fate.

Written for the Birthday Challenge in the Great Hall.
Reviewer: HumanHorcrux Signed
Date: 11/08/12 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter 1

This was beautiful- I love the tribute (I don't know why, but I HAVE to call him "Lupin") I really liked meeting him in the books, and I've always appreciated how Lupin manages to stay afloat. He's quite emotionally strong, to be truthful.

The speed (bad word choice, but I'm brain dead) of the ending, from "A red gleam appeared" to "Overshadowed him..." is amazing, and it takes my breath away. Keep up the good work! :D :D :D

Author's Response: Thank you! :) When I said reviews would be nice, I just meant that I enjoyed seeing some reviews from you and wouldn't mind more. And I really enjoyed seeing that you liked this poem! I can't believe that practically my entire author page is made up of poems- only about four or five stories are actually stories, which makes e laugh a bit. I am a little on the poetic nut side. :D Thanks again for your review! ~Nagini

The Good Fight by ToBeOrNotToBeAGryffindor

Rated: 1st-2nd Years •
Summary: On their first Halloween as husband and wife, James and Lily spent it apart but had very similar nights. But when the war began to creep between them, they reminded themselves of the reason they were fighting. And nine months later, they knew it for certain.

Reviewer: HumanHorcrux Signed
Date: 11/02/12 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter 1

Very sweet. This was fantastic. It's quite sad how fast they have to grow up, and you've portrayed it wonderfully.

Keep up the good work! :D :D :D

Little Piece of Heaven by mugglebornslytherin

Rated: 1st-2nd Years •
Summary: A little story about the best piece of news the Potters received one snowy day.
Reviewer: HumanHorcrux Signed
Date: 12/24/12 Title: Chapter 1: Little Piece of Heaven

This is great! It definitely is hard to write in the present tense, so kudos to you. I have one nitpick/request that I would like to give, and it's that you use contractions more frequently- it lets the story flow with more ease. For example, here: "since I had got together with James, we have become good friends", could become 'since I'd got together with James, we've become good friends".

That is all my opinion, however, so I would like you to know that I found this one-shot very enjoyable. Happy Holidays, and keep up the good work! :D :D :D

Author's Response: Thanks for the advice :) and thanks for liking my story :D Happy Christmas (I'm English, we don't say 'Holidays' for some strange reason) to you too!

Xmas Daze by Northumbrian

Rated: 1st-2nd Years •
Summary: Christmas is coming and there is a lot to be done. When the Potters offer to look after the Charlton kids, Annie and her mum meet Harry’s biggest friend.
Reviewer: HumanHorcrux Signed
Date: 12/16/12 Title: Chapter 1: Annie Charlton and the World's Most Ginormous Santa

This was a pleasant surprise. I was slightly confused by your warning, but once I'd figured it out, it was fantastic! I love the idea of Annie's POV, and how you had added Annie saying that her mum had asked her about "head miss sprout". Truly in character, even through the eyes of a 3 year old.

I'm looking forward to whatever comes next! Happy Holidays! :D :D :D

Author's Response:
I wasn't sure about the warning, but I was trying to capture the speech patterns of a four-year-old, Despite actually seeing magic, Annie managed to rationalise it the way any young child would.

Next, who knows, Strangers, possibly. :D.


Stay by Gmariam

Rated: 3rd-5th Years •
Summary: Based on a popular holiday song, in which James and Lily find themselves thrown together when a winter storm outside forces Lily to stay a bit later than she expected after a holiday party at the Potter's house.
Happy Holidays, MNFF!
Reviewer: HumanHorcrux Signed
Date: 12/24/12 Title: Chapter 1: It's Cold Outside

Oh, I really enjoyed this, a great Christmas story. :P I love how you managed to make the lyrics almost unnoticeable, and incorporated them so well. The peppermint sticks were a fantastic idea- do you ship Remus/Sirius? :P

Great job as usual, wishing you have Happy Holidays! :D :D :D

Skinny Love by xxbabewithbrainsxx

Rated: 6th-7th Years • Past Featured Story
Summary: “I’ve always been chubby. Admit it.”

“You’ve never been skinny, Lily, no. So what?”

“So I don’t like it! So I want to actually look like I’m related to everyone else and not be the bloody odd one out. Is that so bad, that I want to be -- beautiful? Really?”

On the day of Teddy and Victoire's wedding, Lily Luna Potter faces some home truths.

This is babewithbrains of Ravenclaw writing for the 2013 Great Hall Valentine's Day Cotillion.

This story has been nominated for a 2013 Quicksilver Quill Award: Best Next Generation. Thank you!

Reviewer: HumanHorcrux Signed
Date: 01/14/13 Title: Chapter 1: bursting at the seams

Wow, this was great. You've captured it all perfectly, from the teenager-y angst to the serious topics. It was very enjoyable, and you can bet that I'll be checking out the sequels. Good job! :D


Author's Response: Yay, I'm so glad you enjoyed this! :D Yes, there is definitely a lot of teenagery angst in this -- in the sequels, they act more mature, at least a little. Thank you for the lovely review, and if you enjoy the sequels, please review and let me know what you think. I really appreciate the review. :)


Disharmony by Northumbrian

Rated: 6th-7th Years •
A good restaurant, a fine meal and an excellent wine, all in the company of friends, what could possibly go wrong? Harry, Ginny, Ron and Hermione are about to find out.

This is Northumbrian of Ravenclaw writing for the 2013 Great Hall Valentine's Day Cotillion.

Reviewer: HumanHorcrux Signed
Date: 01/17/13 Title: Chapter 1: Disharmony

This was definitely a fun story, I really enjoyed it. I was wondering if the title had any reference to the shipping of 'harmony'.

It had good characterization, I particularly enjoyed your Harry and Ron. Keep up the good work, I'll be looking forward to whatever comes next. :D

Author's Response:
Thanks for the review. This is a story I’ve been tinkering with for some time. The title speaks for itself, I think. ;-D
I’m now wondering whether you had problems with my Ginny and Hermione, Others have, so perhaps I’ve got them wrong. I’ll reread this and see what I think.

Plum Cake by Ginny Weasley Potter

Rated: 6th-7th Years •
Summary: While the trio is camping after escaping the Ministry, Ron decides to do something special for Hermione on her birthday.

This is Ginny Weasley Potter of Hufflepuff house, writing for the 2013 Great Hall Cotillion.

(Rated high for the profanity)
Reviewer: HumanHorcrux Signed
Date: 01/21/13 Title: Chapter 1: Forgetful Ron

Awww, this was so sweet. It really made me smile. I can't really describe how much I enjoyed this, as it follows exactly how I imagined they would be.

You did a great job as usual, and I love Ron's guilty thoughts and actions. He's a charmer, isn't he? Happy New Year! (though it's a wee bit late :P)

Author's Response: Happy New Year to you too!

I am glad to have made you smile. :) This story was such a delight to write as well-- a total stress buster in the middle of my exams. :)

Ron is my favourite character, and it makes me very happy that you approve of the way I've written him! He is quite the charmer, hahaha. :D