Hi, my name is James and I have a problem. I am addicted to Harry Potter. I am fairly new to Harry Potter Fan Fiction, having started reading it in June of 2007. I was waiting for DH to come out and had already reread the series so I stumbled along MNFF. I started reading a story that I printed off in the library of the local college. I cannot find the Authors name of the title of the story but it was good. Next I came across Just Married......Kinda by ColorOfAngels. I was addicted from then on out.
Currently, I am completly addicted to Harry Potter and the Serpent's Eye by Marauder9744 (which I stayed up until 5 am reading the first 15 Chapters and had to go to work at 7am), Skeletons in the Closet by Merlynne, and For Bitter or Worse by Kerichi, which gets updated every Friday :). These 3 are good authors and I can't wait for their updates. I am also reading Grimmrook's Epilouges story arc, and I have finally gotten to the current material. The Epilouges Part III: The Nightshades is wonderful. It is rated Professors but is a great read for all 'of age' fans.
I also have to say something special about Fawkes' Gifts by red haired mom. It is a pre DH fic that is really excellent. You have to check it out, she is amazing. Just be prepared, you need to know your Harry Potter to read her stuff she makes alot of references to past events and ties them in wonderfully (like the questons of Snape in chapter 3).
Make sure to write reviews for these 5 authors, they have always responeded to my comments and I am sure they would love to hear from you.
All is not well.
George uses work and Firewhisky to cope with Fred's death until a drink with a friend leads to something that dulls pain better than alcohol. Emotionally torn by grief, he struggles to allow Alicia into his life...and then comes baby....
*Winner of the 2008 Quicksilver Quill Award for Best Dark/Angsty Story*
Good chapter this week. I hope she is seeing the future and not just dreaming. The names were fun but it took me a quick trip over to IMDB to remember that Oliver Phelps plays George. I should've know. Kepp up the wonderful work and quick updates.
Author's Response: I love IMDB! You find the best quotes. :D She\'s dreaming, with her subconscious warning of what could happen if George keeps on as a workaholic who drinks too much. Alicia loves George, but is love enough?
Good chapter. I like that you create spells that make sense, survelliance, proxmity, Greased Pig!!! Angelina and Blasie was unexpected but only because I missed the signs (the vampire fantsey should have been a giveaway). I can't wait until next Friday!
Author's Response: Thank you for making me giggle with the Greased Pig spell listed as one that makes sense. I think it does too, but others may scratch their heads, hee. After Blaise walked out of the bedroom you remembered the fantasy, right? So you didn\'t miss the sign, just didn\'t pay it much attention. ^_~
This was a really good story. I enjoyed it alot. I look forward to the emails saying it has been updated:)
Author's Response: Mods willing, heh, I\'ll try to update every Friday. Since the second chapter is written, and Friday is only a couple of days away, I\'ll hope you get that email soon! ^_^
When Alicia's mum walked in I started lughing and could not stop. I really liked the part about a howler looking like a love note compared to Mrs, Weasley when mad. Bellatrix found that out the hard way:)
Again. I was really happy to see the email. I cannot wait until next Friday but I will be out of town so hopefully the hotel has internet acess.
P.S. you get your chapters approved lighting fast. that awesome, I have waited over a week for approval for my story.
Author's Response: I wish Bellatrix had found out at the beginning of the battle, sigh. If you\'re forced to stay in an antiquated hotel without internet, I hope you get a discount for deprivation, lol, but at least you know the story will be here when you get back to civilization! :D
As for approval, I think it\'s part luck, part that I\'ve posted a lot of stories. (I\'m the most prolific author on the site...at least for now! LOL)
I was very proud that George acted like a man. I hope he will be a good father but I am still not sure. I know he will try hard and has a good role-model so he should be.
Author's Response: It hasn\'t really sunk in yet, the changes the baby will make in their lives...but it will! Maybe all any guy can do is try their best. :)
I love your chapters. They have all been great. Lately I have been a little late reading them but I still love them. This was a great chapter. I love how George went after Bill, I had forgotten that he gave George the potion. This week however my favorite thing in you story was in the Author note.
'She doesn't describe Arthur and Molly's sex life, either, and yet they had seven children who proved they have one, LOL.' This is the best quote ever. :)
Author's Response: No such thing as late! Just later than usual, ^_~. I thought going after Bill was a very \'guy\' thing to do. George is a gentleman, raised not to take his anger out on women, but a brother is fair game! :D
I don\'t know about best quote ever, but I\'ll treasure the compliment and refuse to let you take it back, heh. On another site, a reader said the story fit with canon \'except for all the sex.\' After an Addams Family Values scene flashed into mind (Pugsley and Wednesday are in the hospital waiting room while their mother\'s in labor and a little girl is spouting some \'cabbage patch\' tale about how her sibling came to be. Wednesday tells her, \'My parents had sex.\') I thought of the Weasleys. At least six times, there! :D
I actually am going to side with George on this one. Alicia knows that he is going through a lot. Still, George should have just said yes to the question. It is still one of my favorites and I cannot wait for the next update.
Author's Response: Thank you, and I agree, Alicia knows she was taking a gamble that George would be emotionally ready to start a relationship. She\'s just a romantic, like most women, hoping love will find a way. :)
Good job. The long break has been a killer. Hope to see more soon!
Ta, Thanks! I've been dying to update, :D, so thank you for feeling my pain, lol.
Sorry I was a little late reading this week, it was a busy weekend. I loved this chapter, it was just what I wanted. The family dinner seemed uncomfortable which was just perfect. I took one semester of French in middle school so I get a little lost over what Fleur says sometimes. You normally do a good job of explaining them though. Poor George having to sleep in Fred's room, it is so sad to see him sleeing on the floor. Hopefully their flat is bigger than mine, it wouldn't be to fun sleeping on the floor here. I can't wait until Friday to see what happens next.
Author's Response: So sleeping on your floor means being squeezed between the foot of the bed and the wardrobe? Good thing for George he lives over a shop, so his rooms are a bit bigger! (he might even be able to roll over...once...lol)
I only know Frenglish, so I try to use only words that most people are familiar with or put the English translation right after so you can say \'okay, that\'s what I thought\' :D
About Friday...all I can say is Ooh La La! (not the song, although, now that I think about it, George might be saying I wish that I knew what I know now!
Good chapter. I really enjoyed the post honeymoon chapter. I like the Caper backstory. It was really good. I cannot wait for more. Oh, is Zabaini not on the list for a reason or it it assumed Angelina will bring him?
Author's Response: Thank you! Yes, George takes for granted that Angelina will bring Blaise...and figures it's easier to shrug off a friend's date to Slytherin-wandshy family and friends than explain why he's friendly with one! :D
Great chapter!! I really enjoyed it. Fridays are always the best because of this story (which I consider to be my birthday present today!) Keep up the good work, I cannot wait until next Friday.
Author's Response: Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday, dear James, Happy Birthday to you!
I hope you get loads of nice things and have a wonderful birthday! ^_^
Great Chapter once again! I am excited to see that she is finally pregnant. I hope George takes it okay. I would expect him to but you never know (well, I guess you do, but I don't). See you next week.
Author's Response: Thank you! Hope is a fine thing, :D, and I\'m hoping you\'ll like the way George finds out, even if it brings to mind a song by My Chemical Romance!
Reading this on Tuesday morning makes Friday come alot sooner. Bill finally got the point across, I hope! I liked the chapter but it could have been a bit longer. However, I get weekly updates so I can't get everything I guess.
Author's Response: I\'m reading this on Wednesday morning, which spurs me to stay up late tonight writing so I\'ll have a chapter to post! Thank you...and thanks for wishing the chapter was longer. I have a 2K minimum, but time and plot decide how much over that I\'ll go. This week has been good and bad. Good for having relatives visit and bad for having time to write, :D, so 2K will be an accomplishment, lol.
Thanks alot for taking the time to write out the whole chapter. It took me a few rereads to realize that Molly came over to the flat not them going to the Burrow as I first thought. I diid really like the chapter and I can't wait until next Friday. Keep up the good work, I can't wait to see how dinner goes.
Author's Response: With Fleur having to stay in London to be checked on regularly, George will be seeing more of his relatives than perhaps he\'s comfortable with...but it\'s good for him! :D Thank you for finding the time to read the chapter!
Wow, are all of your writings this funny. I loved the line 'Last words were the Death Curse; hey, it beats "Look at me."'
That was great, I think I need to add you to my favorites.
Author's Response: Awww, thanks! Some of my stuff is funny... some isn\'t! And I guess this falls in the funny category.
That was a great story. Bella was well written. It was interesting to read a new outlook on Bella.
Author's Response: Thanks so much! *huggles Bella*
That was so good. I really liked it alot. I haven't got to the part in my post DH story but you have set the bar if they do meet again.
Author's Response: I\'m flattered! Glad you enjoyed it.
The sequel to this story is called To See Him Again
Wow, thank God JKR didn't put something like that in DH, I might not have finished the book because it was so sad. Good thing I know how it ends:) It was an excellent addition!
Good Chapter. I really enjoyed it. I really like reading post chapter 36 stories. Keep up the good work. I can't wait for an update.
Author's Response: Thanks, I\'m working on getting the next one through the queue