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Willow is a normal 11-year old American girl. Once she attends a new school, her whole life changes instantly. Many challenges await her: getting through initiation, learning magic, and making friends. Although attending Gampton Hall Academy to learn the ways of magic, she finds her wand isn't working, but no one understands why. As mystery after mystery unravel, will Willow and her friends discover the secret of the fifth house in time?
Hogwarts, Britain's largest community of magical learning, is only decades old and already bitterly divided. England has fallen to a foreign king. And as the stone walls of Hogwarts grow ever higher, whispers say that Salazar Slytherin is plotting something... Two students from either side of a war are driven together by events that will change Britain, magical and non-magical, forever.
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Ron and Hermione both lead separate lives, in a world they don't belong to. But what malice tore apart, destiny can put back together.
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The wizarding world prepares for the final war with Lord Voldemort, and Severus Snape is Albus Dumbledore’s spy in the Death Eaters’ den. One false step may bring death to him and any number of his comrades. Trapped in a profession he hates, living in his despised childhood home; he can count his friends on one hand (with fingers to spare).
Until American bounty hunter Miranda Rose crashes into his life. Charming, bold, and sensual, she sees something in him that he hardly believes is there. But as their entanglement ensnares his senses, Miranda is dragged into Severus’s web of danger and deceit. When she is sent on a deadly mission to Romania, he must find a way to help her—or risk losing the person who has made his life worth living again.
Order of the Phoenix—Book 1 of 4
FROGs 2020 Runner Up: Best Description
MFWHATAs 2020 Winner: Most Careful Handling of a Snake & Most Mesmerizing Fic
Featured Fic April 2019, May 2020, March 2021
Two share woods, two share cores
No two alike
Four identical branches
Grown from the same foreign tree
All connected by heart and magic.
United power, strength, peace and love will destroy evil
one week. one cabin. sexual tension. only one bed. lots of shenanigans.
won down-in-flames's drunken shenanigans challenge | banner by me
fft featured story/gryffindor featured fic dec '20
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Cedrella Black is expected to marry well and raise a line of perfect, pureblood children, who further the aims of the society she was born into. But as she navigates the politics surrounding Wizarding Society's London Social, Cedrella finds herself inconveniently bumping into Septimus Weasley, a flirtatious fortune hunter with a family secret. While her parents push her to marry another, she slowly discovers she has more in common with Septimus than she ever dreamed possible.
As the events of the summer unfold, alliances are forged, hearts are broken, and a newly printed publication threatens to tear apart Wizarding Society's Most Sacred Twenty-Eight.
January 2021 Sitewide Story of the Month
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For the last two years, the holiday season has been more painful than cheerful for Julia Longbottom. Thankfully, her group of friends has been there for her to try and turn it into something special.
This year, though, they're all leaving the castle for their own reasons -- all except for one.
second place in Ineke's happier holidays challenge
Time was running out. Dumbledore knew he would have to face his childhood friend, his nemesis soon, but he needed information from the inside to ensure the final battle was success.
Katrina Bagshot thought she was applying for a secretarial position at the British Ministry of Magic. Instead she finds herself pulled into an intriguing web of espionage where loyalty if a matter of life and death and everyone is an enemy.
Thank you to NoelleZingarella for her tireless betaing of all my rambling.
award by the amazing Crows4bros
I can't help but love you,
Even though I try not to.
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Rose Weasley wasn't prepared to jump back into the world of Abel Geronimo.
She wouldn't have; but then he died.
Newt Scamander had always been different, even from a young age, from other children. He had been very introspective and anxious. Follow young Newt as he begins his first year at Hogwarts while he learns to navigate the world of magic while on his own in Hufflepuff’s house without his family’s guidance. He will have to overcome obstacles that make it difficult for him to connect with his peers as he forms friendships.
*January 2021 Featured Story
Luna Lovegood grows up a Seer, the child of prophecy, and best friends with Ginny Weasley. After Ginny is possessed by the Dark Lord during her first year at Hogwarts, Luna founds a magical school for girls to explore the ancient art of women’s blood magic, defensive magic, and rhetorical diplomacy. She fights the rising tide of darkness with this new brand of old magic, putting her at odds with the Ministry, Hogwarts, and Harry Potter. Luna must choose between traditions when a darker power rises to threaten her brave new world.
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Winner of the 2018 FROGS award for best use of a major character!
Lily and Petunia were more than sisters; they were best friends.
And then, they weren't
A series of one shots about Lily and Petunia over the years.
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A collection of missing moments, holiday scenes, different perspectives, and through various stages of the characters' lives.
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Molly Prewett invites a group of friends to her aunt’s summer cottage for a post-Hogwarts weekend getaway. What begins as a carefully crafted girl’s weekend soon spirals into a rowdy house party with boys and booze. As Molly clings to the edges of the raucous celebration, she finds Arthur Weasley doing the same. With a shared interest in avoiding over the top festivities, they discover that perhaps there’s always been something a bit more than friendship between them.
1st place in la_topolina's Fluff Challenge.
Also written for crowsb4bros "Spice Up the Archives" Challenge (lake/beach/cabin trip with rowdy friend group where feelings are realized).
Children. Warriors. Heroes. Victims. Survivors.
Harry Potter and his friends struggle to move on with their lives after the Second Wizarding War.
Plans for The Azkaban Project began during Voldemort’s reign. With the allegiance of the dementors in question, Azkaban’s current order of operation was no longer viable. Combining their most innovative studies in Space, Time, and Thought, the Department of Mysteries forged a new prison experiment. But what they thought they could control, soon began to control them.
F.R.O.G.S. - Runner Up for Most Original Story (2019)
P.O.G.s - Best Worldbuilding (2018) and Best Description (2019 & 2020)
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Alba Williamson is a cross-word loving Ravenclaw in her seventh year at Hogwarts. Pity is her nemisis, and pride is her guiding light. Determined to keep her head up through thick and thin, she struggles with the challenges of cerebral palsy. Though her best friend James helps as much as he can, things are sure to change with the Triwizard Tournament right around the corner.
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Bee is returning to Hogwarts after a tragic event that changes her outlook on her life at the top of the social ladder.
Albus is at the bottom of that ladder but unsuspectedly someone is there who helps him see his worth.
joint winner: best oc at frogs '19
3rd place: best dialogue at frogs '19
gryffindor's SotM: july '19
winner: best portrayal of a gryffindor at pogs '20
winner: best inclusivity at pogs '20
Marriage is hard. Divorce is harder.
Might as well do it with your best friend.
For VaguelyCreativeName and just.a.willow.tree's Lovers-to-Friends Challenge
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When Eileen Prince met Tobias Snape, he felt like the answer to a prayer.
Sometimes feelings lie.
Round One Bracket Winner in TidalDragon's TKO Challege, Prompt: Dysfunctional Relationships
Site-wide Story of the Month February 2020
FROGs 2020 Finalist: Best Angst
MFWHATAs 2020 Finalist: Most Deadly Fangs
Golden Ink Awards 2021 Finalist: Best Dark
Eileen Prince/Tobias Snape
When the Four Founders of Hogwarts choose you to save the world from impending doom, you know it ain't gonna be a normal year...
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Most people seem to judge him -- but Audrey doesn't.
Most people seem not to see her -- but Percy does.
Golden Snitches Winner 2010: Most Romantic Fic & Smexiest Character (Percy)
Golden Snitches Runner-Up 2009: Best Minor Character (Audrey)
FROGS Finalist 2020: Best Romance & Best Family (Greene family)
astoria is traumatized and stubborn af, draco is on a redemption arc, and then sometimes somebody ties somebody up. it is what it is.
fft frogs best romance runner up (2018) & best depiction of mental illness 3rd place (2018), featured stories (Nov 2017, Dec 2017, March 2018), ravenclaw sotm (Jan 2018) best characterization (Jan 2017) & best quote (Feb 2018)
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