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I'm a truck driver who was introduced to Harry Potter by my daughter in 1999. The books are fantastic, the movies are some of the best made, and the fanfic is better than that I've read in Star Trek, Buffy, and even the Xena universes.

BTW, the Sorting Hat put me exactly where I belong, in Gryffindor.
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Sir Oscar O'Reilly by MagEd
Rated: 3rd-5th Years [Reviews - 63]

Summary: Assigned to work on a project together, James Potter and Lily Evans find themselves getting to know one another through a silly game James has devised. A light, fluffy, slightly cliche one-shot. "Don’t look at me like that! I’m going to behave today." *one-shot*

Categories: James/Lily Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 8411 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
10/18/08 Updated: 10/28/08


Reviewer: Trucker Signed
Date: 11/08/08 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter 1

Very well done! My soup went cold while I read this... and I don't care because your story REALLY held my interest. Thanks for writing it.

Author's Response: Thanks! I'm glad you enjoyed it so much! I loved writing it, and it's good to know that people like reading it!

 

Shooting Stars by GinervaPotter213
Rated: 3rd-5th Years [Reviews - 3]

Summary: Evangeline Mack isn't the highest on the list of Hogwarts' guys of girls to date, or on the list of many of the girls of people to know.
But why hasn't anyone tried?
Fred gets backed into a corner and gets to see what she's really like.

Categories: Other Pairing Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 1921 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
11/30/08 Updated: 12/09/08


Reviewer: Trucker Signed
Date: 12/09/08 Title: Chapter 1: Shooting Stars

OK... Fred has a heart, can grow and learn... well written, no distracting grammatical errors, well structured... Not bad at all!

 

Booty by MrsRuebeusHagridDursley
Rated: 3rd-5th Years [Reviews - 14]

Summary: History of Magic class can actually be interesting if you just mishear Professor Binns!

Categories: Humor Fics Genre: Warnings: Sexual Situations

Word count: 1048 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
12/05/08 Updated: 12/09/08


Reviewer: Trucker Signed
Date: 12/09/08 Title: Chapter 1: Booty

That was funny... and I find myself wondering if the British (or even the Wizarding world) uses "booty" in the way you're implying. Being who I am, I was initially as confused as Binns because the primary dictionary meaning of "booty" is loot, stolen property. Looking farther into the matter, I found that the secondary meaning of "buttocks" (or worse) comes from Black American slang in the 1920s.

Author's Response: That...........is a WONDERFUL point. I have no idea if the British use the word like that....

 

For All Time by Hermione_Rocks
Rated: 3rd-5th Years [Reviews - 4]

Summary: Things never change. At least, they never change in any way that really matters.

The Gray Lady, having drifted the Earth for over a thousand years, has seen all of life there is to see. Thus, when Hogwarts hosts a winter ball, she does not think it will be any different from the countless other balls that have taken place at the school over the years.

Winner of the Winter Snows' Melting A Winter Heart challenge.

Categories: Other Pairing Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 9515 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
12/18/08 Updated: 12/18/08


Reviewer: Trucker Signed
Date: 12/21/08 Title: Chapter 1: For All Time

Wow!!!

Author's Response: *grins* Well, thank you! I'm assuming that was a good 'wow.' ;D

 

A Christmas To Remember by luinrina
Rated: 1st-2nd Years [Reviews - 14]

Summary: Past Featured StoryWe must know a person thoroughly before we can love.

It’s Christmas Eve, and Astoria Greengrass Malfoy waits for her husband’s return from work. She remembers from when she first met him to their wedding.

When Draco finally comes home, he finds a present of a different kind.

Categories: Post-Hogwarts Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 3230 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
01/07/09 Updated: 01/13/09


Reviewer: Trucker Signed
Date: 05/30/09 Title: Chapter 1: A Christmas To Remember

Again, a beautifully crafted story. I'll leave it to others to point out the flaws in this diamond.

Author's Response: Thank you. Though, if you saw flaws, wouldn't it be better to tell me rather than hoping someone else comes along and finds the ones you found?

 

Love at First Strike by Equinox Chick
Rated: 6th-7th Years [Reviews - 13]

Summary: When Cupid and his trainee, Godfrey, arrive at Hogwarts, their plan is to bring some love into Angelina Johnson’s life. Cupid knows exactly who she should be with. Unfortunately, when Godfrey panics the second arrow ends up in a totally different place.

This is Equinox Chick of Hufflepuff and this is my entry in the Cupid Gone Crazy challenge.

I am not JK Rowling; I doubt you're surprised by that.

Categories: Humor Fics Genre: Warnings: Mild Profanity, Sexual Situations

Word count: 3231 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
02/02/09 Updated: 02/03/09


Reviewer: Trucker Signed
Date: 02/10/09 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter 1

While this wasn't the funniest story ever, it was well worth the read. Thanks for writing itl

Author's Response: Thanks for the review. I'm glad it was worth reading. *grins* Carole xxx

 

Reconnaissance by Equinox Chick
Rated: 3rd-5th Years [Reviews - 9]

Summary: On their first reconnaissance mission together Remus and Tonks escape from the Death Eaters thanks to her remarkable quick-thinking. Decamping to a Muggle pub Remus discovers she’s not as confident as he’d assumed. He’s always felt like the outsider – but perhaps he’s not alone?

The song featured in this one shot is Let's Dance by David Bowie.

I'm not JK Rowling - don't say you're surprised.

Categories: Remus/Tonks Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 3053 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
02/07/09 Updated: 02/23/09


Reviewer: Trucker Signed
Date: 02/25/09 Title: Chapter 1: Reconnaissance

Good point about Metamorphamagi. As dangerous as it is to have a potion that lets you become someone else, to have people able to alter their appearance at will is asking for trouble--think about the criminal uses of such a talent!

The story itself was a delight; well done, with the characters behaving canonically.

Author's Response: Thank you for the review. I've always thought how great it must be to be a Metamorphmagus, but then it struck me that Tonks would have to lead such a sheltered life because she'd barely be able to control it - especially as her hair was changing from one hour old.

I'm glad you enjoyed the story - I do try to stick to canon and canon behaviour.

Carole xxx

 

A Dream Come True by Afifa
Rated: 3rd-5th Years [Reviews - 11]

Summary: Everybody has dreams, and Lily is no different. She has grown up reading the same Fairy tale stories and has started dreaming about her Prince Charming. What she doesn't know is that her prince is right in front of her always asking her out. She continues refusing going out with James until the dream shows her that her prince is James.

A James/Lily one shot, which ends with a kiss.



Categories: James/Lily Genre: Warnings: Sexual Situations

Word count: 1923 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
02/11/09 Updated: 02/24/09


Reviewer: Trucker Signed
Date: 02/25/09 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter 1-- A Dream Come True

Good story, great idea. Just a couple of rough spots where I'm not sure what you meant to say:

"She knew it was no use wishing for something, that she had to move one."

What did she have to move?

“I’m guessing you won’t be coming from breakfast either.”

Shouldn't that be "coming to breakfast"?

Author's Response: Okay, so I tried to remember, I even read the story twice but I can't find the first line you pointed out. :S But I guess it's just a typo and I mean 'on' and not 'one' if this line is included in the one shot.

About the other line, it's another typo. *blushes* It should be 'for'. Thank you for pointing it out, I'll edit it right away.



I'm glad you liked reading the one shot. Thanks for leaving a review! =]

 

A Gryffindor Tradition by Gmariam
Rated: 1st-2nd Years [Reviews - 22]

Summary: It’s April Fool’s Day at Hogwarts, and three generations must uphold a Gryffindor tradition.
This story was written by Gmariam of Ravenclaw for the April Fool’s Day One-Shot Challenge.

Categories: Humor Fics Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 2496 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
03/29/09 Updated: 03/29/09


Reviewer: Trucker Signed
Date: 05/13/09 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter 1

Lovely little story, but there was a tiny little problem:

Albus felt a small smile on his face, and forced himself to calmly drink his own juice as he looked around the Hall, growing louder every moment.

Why was Albus growing louder every moment?

Author's Response: Well, it was the hall that was growing louder, not Albus - sorry if that wasn't clear! Thanks for reading and leaving a review! ~Gina :)

 

Chocolate Cheesecake by Cirelondiel
Rated: 3rd-5th Years [Reviews - 12]

Summary:

 

Everyone needs someone to hold on to, especially in dark times like these.

Sometimes, all it takes is a chocolate cheesecake and a friend – or something more – to rekindle a flame of hope.



Categories: Other Pairing Genre: Warnings: Mild Profanity, Sexual Situations

Word count: 1696 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
04/02/09 Updated: 04/05/09


Reviewer: Trucker Signed
Date: 04/09/09 Title: Chapter 1: Chocolate Cheesecake

Beautifully done! I could almost taste the cheesecake myself...

Author's Response: Thank you! :)

 

The Crumple-Horned Snorkack by OHara
Rated: 3rd-5th Years [Reviews - 3]

Summary: Two months after the Battle of Hogwarts, Luna goes hunting for the Crumple-Horned Snorkack and discovers something unexpected in the process.

Very short one-shot.

Categories: General Fics Genre: Warnings: Violence

Word count: 1386 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
04/21/09 Updated: 05/02/09


Reviewer: Trucker Signed
Date: 09/30/09 Title: Chapter 1: The Crumple-Horned Snorkack

What a beautiful character study!

Author's Response: Thanks! I'm glad you liked it! This is my personal favorite of all my stories.

 
Reviewer: Trucker Signed
Date: 09/30/09 Title: Chapter 1: The Crumple-Horned Snorkack

How far off would the time problem be if the Lovegoods were keeping English time and not the local time? As a trucker I crossed a lot of time zones and had to keep my watch and logbook set to my home time zone... And don't forget that in a deep forest things are a lot darker than in any clearings.

Author's Response: One of these days I'm going to get around to really fixing the time errors on this story. Thanks for pointing that out; I hadn't thought of it that way.

 

The Affectionate Bet by mutualunderstanding
Rated: 3rd-5th Years [Reviews - 21]

Summary: Harry and Ginny had a good reason for not showing any sign of their love when they dropped off their boys at the Hogwarts Express. They had just wanted to win their daughter a little money. After all, she was the only one who believed that they'd be able to keep their hands off of each other for two days. And what a fiasco that was.

Categories: Harry/Ginny Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 4626 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
05/02/09 Updated: 05/18/09


Reviewer: Trucker Signed
Date: 05/19/09 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter 1

Very good story, but the constant switching of tenses during the first kiss story needs to be fixed.

 

The Nature of Forgiveness by Leah_Lovegood
Rated: 1st-2nd Years [Reviews - 1]

Summary: All Sarah wants is to know who her father is. As it turns out, discovery is only half the battle. One-Shot.

Categories: Post-Hogwarts Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 2864 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
05/02/09 Updated: 05/12/09


Reviewer: Trucker Signed
Date: 05/19/09 Title: Chapter 1: The Nature of Forgiveness

A beautiful story with only one typo that I tripped over: "I was a fourth year, on year behind your mum."

Author's Response: Oops. My bad. Thanks for letting me know, and thanks for reviewing!

 

A Truth Universally Acknowledged by luinrina
Rated: 3rd-5th Years [Reviews - 8]

Summary:

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.
~ Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Narcissa Malfoy wishes for her son to marry, but Draco is not content with her decision. Though, when a young woman enters his life in an unusual way, he finds himself wondering if he feels more than just the need to possess her.



This stories is the prequel to A Christmas to Remember, but can be read alone.



Categories: Draco/Other Character Genre: Warnings: Sexual Situations

Word count: 6123 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
05/30/09 Updated: 05/30/09


Reviewer: Trucker Signed
Date: 05/30/09 Title: Chapter 1: It couldn’t be any more beautiful…

A beautifully crafted tale!

Author's Response: Thanks!

 

Strawberries by Gemma Hawk
Rated: 3rd-5th Years [Reviews - 5]

Summary: "Oh, Astoria, Astoria, Astoria. When will you realize that I Love You, and that I Actually Do Find You Tolerable and that I’m Sorry For Annoying You So Much, But You’re Really Funny When You’re Angry." The story of Draco and Astoria.

Categories: Draco/Other Character Genre: Warnings: Strong Profanity

Word count: 2283 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
07/10/09 Updated: 07/13/09


Reviewer: Trucker Signed
Date: 07/18/09 Title: Chapter 1: Strawberries

Very well done, you certainly hit the emotional chords. BUT you need to either drop a couple of words or re-rate the story higher than 1st-2nd years.

Author's Response: Thank you! And I had totally forgotten about those swear words! I will absolutely put this up a rating : ) Thanks for the heads up.

 

Riddle by iamlordvoldemort
Rated: 1st-2nd Years [Reviews - 5]

Summary: The Dark Lord has returned and is making himself at home in the Headmaster's office. Harry Potter is dead, along with anybody who would dare stand in Voldemort's way. However, there is a pest lurking in the halls of Hogwarts, and there are mysteries still left unsolved. Experience the other side of the Harry/Voldemort relationship, discover Dumbledore's worst mistake, and much more as the Dark Lord attempts to settle into his new life as supreme ruler of the world.

Categories: Alternate Universe Genre: Warnings: Alternate Universe, Book 7 Disregarded, Character Death, Epilogue? What Epilogue?, Mild Profanity

Word count: 1275 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
07/16/09 Updated: 07/24/09


Reviewer: Trucker Signed
Date: 07/26/09 Title: Chapter 1: Riddle

OK, so in this universe Tom gets to discover victory isn't everything it's cracked up to be... It's off to a good start; my only complaint is that it was listed as a completed story. So, are you going to take it further? I hope so!

Author's Response: It was originally intended to leave it up to the reader's imagination. However, if I feel inspired, I might convert it into a chaptered fic (and if the lovely mods allow me!). I'm glad you liked it and want to find out more. At the moment, though, I'm letting it remain as a one-shot.

 

Summary: It is not the full moon, nor an alcoholic night gone wrong, nor a day before finals. No. It is the first meeting of junior members of the Order of the Phoenix, and Remus is terrified out of his wits.

A Remus-centric one-shot.

Lyrics taken from "Butterflies and Hurricanes" by Muse.

Categories: Marauder Era Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 2164 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
07/26/09 Updated: 07/26/09


Reviewer: Trucker Signed
Date: 07/28/09 Title: Chapter 1: Butterflies and Hurricanes

Very well written, good characterizations, and a new twist on the question of courage. Given LV's track record, and the fact that only a Dumbledore could face him down and live to tell the tale, anyone who signed on to fight him WAS likely to die. The question then becomes is it a cause worth dying for? Your story asked and, in a believable way, answered that question.

Author's Response: Wow, thank you! Yeah, I've always wondered myself whether there was a cause worth dying for, and I suppose that if you follow Sirius's logic, there is. I'm glad you liked it. Thanks again for the wonderful review. =)

 

The Other Weasley by eternalangel
Rated: 3rd-5th Years [Reviews - 3]

Summary: Percy Weasley has always lived a life that was framed by rules. He had loved them, to the extent of losing his family, but when the rules begin to turn on those they are supposed to protect, what will Percy do? This is the story of the boy who becomes a man, of a rule abider who becomes a rule breaker. This is the story of the other Weasley.

This is eternalangel submitting my final for the Character Exploration Class.

Categories: Dark/Angsty Fics Genre: Warnings: Character Death, Substance Abuse, Violence

Word count: 6989 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
08/10/09 Updated: 08/18/09


Reviewer: Trucker Signed
Date: 08/21/09 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter 1

Fantastic! Thanks for filling in some major holes in Percy's story. I had hoped JKR would make him a mole in the Ministry for the Order, but that hope was denied me. Thanks for giving me an acceptable alternative.

Author's Response: Thank you for the review. I'm glad that you like this alternative for Percy. I appreciate the feedback!

 

Growing Old Disgracefully by Equinox Chick
Rated: 1st-2nd Years [Reviews - 8]

Summary: With her fortieth birthday approaching, Lavender Brown is seized with panic when she discovers her friends have a surprise party planned. Having declared herself permanantly thirty-nine, she does the only thing a grown woman can do when confronted with her age -- she does a runner. Apparating to King's Cross, she ends up on a train where she's surprised to meet a face from the past.

Will she confront her past and face up to her age? More importantly, will she return in time for the champagne?

This is Equinox Chick of Hufflepuff, and this is my entry for the Bookbasilisk 'Life Begins at Forty' challenge.

Thank you very much to Heather (MorganRay), Rose (Russia Snow) and Alyssa (Harry4lif) for their help in beta'ing this tale. Yes, three betas - I am greedy.



Categories: Post-Hogwarts Genre: Warnings: Mild Profanity

Word count: 4365 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
08/12/09 Updated: 08/12/09


Reviewer: Trucker Signed
Date: 08/19/09 Title: Chapter 1: Falling Off Tables

Nicely done! You took some minor characters, added depth to their characterization, and told an interesting story at the same time. My only quibble is your attributing farsightedness to "old age." That's mostly because I passed forty over a decade ago and I'm still firmly middle-aged.

Author's Response: It was tongue-in-cheek, having just been issued with my own pair of glasses and was feeling my age as I wrote - ha ha. Thanks for the review

 
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