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Questioning Fate by Lainie xox
Rated: 1st-2nd Years [Reviews - 15]

Summary: The eve of Won-Won’s “coming-of-age” birthday, Hermione questions her diminishing hopes of rekindling a friendship between Ron and herself. In her meticulously neat, slanted cursive, she fluently inscribes her ulterior emotions and thoughts into her diary as she looks on Ron’s love life. One-shot.

Categories: Ron/Hermione Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 2326 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
07/17/06 Updated: 07/24/06

Reviewer: atkarid Signed
Date: 07/31/06 Title: Chapter 1: Questioning Fate

It ended? Just like that? I would also love for a sequal! I like how your writing style for Hermione is mature, and not very teenish, because she is very mature for her age. I also like how you keep quoting that she has read books on love/dating/guys, which shows that she is in denial.

Crit: It's pretty hard to find something to critisize... maybe take out the "informal, unprofessional" part when describing the contract. I think Hermione might look at that as a big thing.

Overall, great job, and I think a sequal should follow! Or at least another story like this! =)

Author's Response: I\'d love to do a sequel if there is some more material I can use from in canon. I\'m really glad you liked it, and I\'m sorry I couldn\'t think of a ending that wasn\'t so sudden. Thanks for reviewing.


Summary: This story elaborates upon the day in Broderick Bode’s life when he was Imperiused by a Death Eater. As we know, he was forced to take the prophecy from the shelf, but he did not succeed.

Written for the Harry Hospital Wing Project: The Department of Mysteries by Dumbledore Prince of Gryffindor house.

Categories: General Fics Genre: Warnings: Alternate Universe, Violence

Word count: 1711 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
07/28/06 Updated: 07/29/06

Reviewer: atkarid Signed
Date: 10/05/06 Title: Chapter 1: One-shot

I really enjoyed it! Particularily all that suspense at the end! Even though I knew what was going to happen, I couldn't help but keep my eyes glued and be shocked.

The last part, as I said was really suspenseful and good. I enjoyed how it was fast paced. =)

The beginning was a tiny bit bland, though. It seemed that you used "Bode" a lot, instead of just "him". But don't worry; it was still really nicely written!

I loved reading those commands and the end. There's just something I can't describe that's just so wonderful about it. Overall, great job!

Author's Response: Thank you for the very appreciative review! I can understand if the beginning felt bland to you; I know there\'s not much emotion, especially in the first half. I think it was kind of necessary for the fast pace ... *sighs*


Letters From a First Year by Gmariam
Rated: 1st-2nd Years [Reviews - 7]

Summary: This is a series of letters which Emma Wood, a first year student at Hogwarts, writes to her Grandfather over the course of the year. Follow Emma as she receives her Hogwarts letter, buys her first wand, is Sorted into her House, and meets Harry Potter, The Boy Who Lived.

This story was written for the June/July Monthly Challenge One: Autobiography by GMariam of Ravenclaw.

Categories: General Fics Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 1731 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
07/28/06 Updated: 07/28/06

Reviewer: atkarid Signed
Date: 10/05/06 Title: Chapter 1: Letters From a First Year

Hi! I really like how you have a whole different perspective of Harry's first year. I like how you have it as a letter form, rather than a diary, or even a narrative. Also, I like how you added some events that Harry didn't cover. =)

Only constructive crit. would be that you seem to have more plot than character. Now, that's not bad, but it would be nice to know a bit more about Emma, other than she loves her grandfather and is obssesed with Harry Potter (okay, maybe not.. but sort of =) )

And I can see her joining the Harry Potter Fan Club with the Creevy brothers. =D

Any plans for other stories revolving around Emma? Because I (and probably others) would love to read them. Anyways, great story!

Author's Response: Hi Atkarid! Thanks so much for reading this story and leaving such a great review! I am glad you liked it. You hit the nail on the head too - Emma was a bit obsessed with Harry her first year. I wanted that to come through, her first year fascination with the Boy Who Lived. But that does change as the years go by - I even left a few hints in this story. I have the next few years sketched out, and hope to write them someday so that you do get to know Emma\'s character a little bit better. I\'m glad you think someone would like reading it! Thanks so much for the great review, I\'m so glad you read this story and really appreciate that you took the time to leave such kind and encouraging words. Thanks again! ~Gina :)


Eggs and Soldiers by SiriuslyMental
Rated: 3rd-5th Years [Reviews - 13]

Summary: No one could believe Oswel would be mental enough to go on an actual killing spree. No one could believe five people had died on one day. They're all busy sobbing and blaming themselves, but I'm clever enough to know it's Oswel's fault. It's Oswel's fault, and I don't care.

Categories: Dark/Angsty Fics Genre: Warnings: Mental Disorders, Violence

Word count: 1918 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
09/04/06 Updated: 09/06/06

Reviewer: atkarid Signed
Date: 10/28/06 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter 1

OMG! That was so good! I love hte use of present tense and how it gives such a creepy, yet exciting feel! The imagery is really nice here! I love how you accociate red with blood and the Gryffindors.

You get into the mind of Snape so well. He's so different, yet in character. Fabulous job!


Summary: Past Featured StoryWhat does Lord Voldemort do in his spare time? Well, that's an excellent question. Who would have known that the Dark Lord has a blog? (He also has a loyal following of readers, most of whom are Death Eaters and who post their comments.) Voldemort dispenses advice on everything from murder methods to germ protection to Power Rangers to shoes, and gives an account of the life of an evil overlord. But is he posting too much personal information online? And will Harry read it and find out more about the Dark Lord than Voldemort ever intended? Read and see.

WARNING: Extremely OOC behaviour from almost all.

RUNNER-UP in the 2007 Quicksilver Quills Awards for Best Humour fic! Also nominated like 21 times, because apparently my readers are as insane as I am!

Categories: Humor Fics Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 12002 Chapters: 6 Completed: Yes
09/23/06 Updated: 12/04/06

Reviewer: atkarid Signed
Date: 11/13/06 Title: Chapter 4: Chapter 4: Fan Mail

Schmergo! This story is absolutely brilliant! I lvoe it; it's really funny, and you have Voldemort acting like his evil self while it's super funny!

Really really really great responses from Voldemort!

Author's Response: Thank you so much! Incidentally, it\'s not a coincidence that LV is love! (LV is Lord Voldemort. Or Las Vegas... or Luis Vuitton...)


In A Nutshell by hearyoume
Rated: 3rd-5th Years [Reviews - 51]

Summary: Dumbledore is going senile, Ron's eating is out of control, and poor Hagrid... will he ever realize his true strength before he kills someone?? This starts off at the beginning of the school year and ends with a detailed account of how Harry finally defeats Lord Voldemort. I poke fun at stereotypes and clichés in fan fiction, and even joke about some things in the actual books. It’s pretty much everything – in a nutshell (or is it nuthouse?).

Categories: Humor Fics Genre: Warnings: Violence

Word count: 2765 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
10/15/06 Updated: 10/22/06

Reviewer: atkarid Signed
Date: 10/22/06 Title: Chapter 1: In A Nutshell

Great job! It was really hilarious and a really nice read!

I loved the end, along with the Dumbledore in a wheelchair part. It's so OOC that it's funny!

Author's Response: Haha, yeah, I was thinking about how some characters believe Dumbledore\'s going senile, so I just took that idea and ran with it. Even though we all know that\'s not true! I\'m so happy you enjoyed this, thanks for leaving me a nice review


Taken by Amelia Bedelia
Rated: 1st-2nd Years [Reviews - 27]

Summary: Lily felt her heart jump into her throat. In fact, all she heard was her heart beating steadily throughout her body. ...Any minute, James Potter is going to walk through that door and sit down. At my table. By me...

Categories: James/Lily Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 4509 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
10/22/06 Updated: 10/22/06

Reviewer: atkarid Signed
Date: 10/22/06 Title: Chapter 1: Taken

Nice story! I like how you have Lily all worked up, and then all these flashbacks. I think James was very in character, maybe a bit too mature, but nevertheless, nice.

And I love that last line. :)


From the Mods by MNFF Staff
Rated: 1st-2nd Years [Reviews - 72]

Summary: A collection of one-shots centered around celebration, happiness, family, or love. Each chapter is a different one-shot from a different mod-- a gift from us to you. Happy birthday, MNFF! *Bows to Authors*

Categories: General Fics Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 7976 Chapters: 4 Completed: No
11/20/06 Updated: 12/15/06

Reviewer: atkarid Signed
Date: 11/21/06 Title: Chapter 1: Friends in Strange Places

I loved this! I find McGonagall hard to characterize, and this one has her perfect! And I love how Sybil is herself, but she reminds me a lot of Luna, not that that's bad. =)

Great job!

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