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Founder: Aariya07 - Stories: 170 - Followers: 41 - id: 49352
I've read a lot of Harry Potter stories here, but, in my memory, there are definitely some that are better than the rest. Most are Harry-centric (usually dark, powerful, Slytherin, intelligent Harry) but not all. Includes slash...lots of it, actually, but not entirely.

Ocean's Extra by Jaiden.Aye reviews
After Linus screwed up the pinch theft, Basher finds a solution that leaves Rusty in a bit of a bind.
Crossover - Harry Potter & Ocean's 11 - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 7,141 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 167 - Follows: 150 - Updated: 6/15/2012 - Published: 12/15/2011 - Harry P., Rusty - Complete
Enduring Obsession by whitedwarf reviews
It's Riddle's time at Hogwarts. He can charm anyone but one: Hadrian Carrow. A dichotomy, friends with everyone and yet no one. A Slytherin, he chooses to drink with Gryffindors, debate with Ravenclaws and associate with Hufflepuffs. He's Riddle's obsession. LV/HP
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 7 - Words: 34,625 - Reviews: 940 - Favs: 1,658 - Follows: 2,315 - Updated: 4/19/2013 - Published: 12/1/2010 - Harry P., Tom R. Jr.
Across the Universe by mira mirth reviews
Vague spoilers for PS-HBP. One-shot. James Potter observes as Harry arrives to an alternate dimension where his parents are alive and Neville is the Boy-Who-Lived. Trying to teach old cliches new tricks, here.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,885 - Reviews: 535 - Favs: 2,666 - Follows: 342 - Published: 4/6/2008 - Harry P., James P. - Complete
Magic Knows No Boundaries by cosette-aimee reviews
An older Harry gets transported to an Alternate Universe where Voldemort is still wreaking havoc. Involves advanced magic, werewolves and an unexpected marriage contract. Discontinued.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 22,267 - Reviews: 794 - Favs: 1,609 - Follows: 2,296 - Updated: 2/8/2008 - Published: 8/28/2006 - Harry P.
Stigmata by InferiorBeing reviews
COMPLETE! HarryDraco Harry isn't the Dark Lord, so he cannot be with a Death Eater's son. This is the first time the BoyWhoLived ever asked for something and he cannot have it. So he takes matters into his own hands. Post HBP! Evil!Harry, Dark!Draco
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Horror - Chapters: 15 - Words: 47,626 - Reviews: 502 - Favs: 971 - Follows: 217 - Updated: 3/13/2007 - Published: 11/27/2005 - Harry P., Draco M. - Complete
Scorpius Malfoy and the Improbable Plot by opalish reviews
Scorpius really should have listened to his father's numerous and dire warnings about the Potter clan. Harry feels his pain. Gen crackfic WIP, yo. Seriously, so cracky.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 19 - Words: 47,805 - Reviews: 1241 - Favs: 1,318 - Follows: 1,073 - Updated: 10/31/2009 - Published: 6/29/2008 - Scorpius M., Harry P.
Reactions to the Legend by amber-chick reviews
AU Sirius is freed after the tournament and is Harrys guardian. Everything is normal until Harry let something slip making Sirius & Remus realize that they don't know about Harry's first 2 years. Now Harry has to explain all the death defying stunts. Oh dear...
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Family - Chapters: 11 - Words: 38,502 - Reviews: 1477 - Favs: 2,541 - Follows: 1,691 - Updated: 3/11/2011 - Published: 3/28/2007 - Harry P., Sirius B. - Complete
Oh God Not Again! by Sarah1281 reviews
So maybe everything didn't work out perfectly for Harry. Still, most of his friends survived, he'd gotten married, and was about to become a father. If only he'd have stayed away from the Veil, he wouldn't have had to go back and do everything AGAIN.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 50 - Words: 162,700 - Reviews: 9498 - Favs: 10,611 - Follows: 4,553 - Updated: 12/22/2009 - Published: 9/13/2008 - Harry P. - Complete
Family Ties by MidniteMarauder reviews
A new baby is said to bring blessings to a family; however, Teddy isn't feeling very blessed or happy about the situation.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,421 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 169 - Follows: 16 - Published: 5/25/2009 - Teddy L., Harry P. - Complete
Raymoose Lupin: A name to conjure with by Twisted Biscuit reviews
Remus reflects on one Harry James Potter, and how he’s changed over the years from a baby he adored, to a man followed into battle. Also, he can enunciate now.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 12,234 - Reviews: 83 - Favs: 386 - Follows: 33 - Published: 11/21/2006 - Remus L., Harry P. - Complete
Spirits in the Future by MillieW reviews
Voldemort attacks the Potters, James and Lily tries to protect their beloved baby boy. Then suddenly they're in a house they do not know. Harry isn't with them and they don't know what happened. Where are they? And where is Harry? Award winner!
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 26 - Words: 108,725 - Reviews: 280 - Favs: 419 - Follows: 108 - Updated: 7/22/2005 - Published: 3/10/2005 - Harry P. - Complete
A Quizzical Endeavour by Twisted Biscuit reviews
After You Know Who's return, shortly before the permanent removal of Professor Umbridge, the Ministry attempt to promote House Unity. They do so in the only way they know how: With paperwork. Which should go brilliantly, of course...
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 4 - Words: 20,168 - Reviews: 139 - Favs: 288 - Follows: 201 - Updated: 6/3/2007 - Published: 10/7/2006 - Harry P., Draco M.
Snape's Vocation by Gillian Middleton reviews
Sequel to 'Mine'. Snape and Harry settle down and learn more about each other. These chapters can be read as individual stories, but I have further chapters written and planned.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 20 - Words: 119,982 - Reviews: 726 - Favs: 901 - Follows: 127 - Updated: 1/11/2005 - Published: 7/17/2004 - Severus S., Harry P. - Complete
Mine by Gillian Middleton reviews
Against his better judgement Severus Snape let a part of himself be used in a spell six years earlier. Now the consequences of his actions cannot be avoided any longer and Snape finds himself the father of a five year old boy-Harry Potter! Complete.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 2 - Words: 26,191 - Reviews: 415 - Favs: 1,703 - Follows: 218 - Published: 7/14/2004 - Severus S., Harry P. - Complete
A Lesson in Patience by expiry 4.23 reviews
AU. Instead of dying, Severus' soul is sent to a place he thought impossible - into the body of himself in another world. It's a world free of Dark Lords and debts to Dumbledore, but it bears a catch: no magic. SSHP slash.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 31,333 - Reviews: 151 - Favs: 358 - Follows: 76 - Updated: 6/19/2008 - Published: 6/7/2008 - Severus S., Harry P. - Complete
Antithesis by Water Mage reviews
Nineteen years later, life was going great for Harry Potter. He had everything he had ever wanted. Friends, a wife, children. It was perfect. Then he opened his eyes...
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,788 - Reviews: 504 - Favs: 1,470 - Follows: 223 - Published: 12/13/2007 - Harry P. - Complete
Better Late Than Never by I Got Tired of Waiting reviews
It's 2016 and Harry's happily married to Snape. Or is he? When an accident wipes Harry's memories to when Snape was his foe and Draco his lover, Harry must make a choice. Does he remarry Severus, or does he return to Draco, who is determined to win him
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 23,863 - Reviews: 58 - Favs: 172 - Follows: 20 - Published: 10/4/2006 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
A Black Rose by Heather68 reviews
Snape abhors Valentine's Day, but Harry loves it. Who will win this battle?
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 9,612 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 130 - Follows: 19 - Published: 2/14/2007 - Severus S., Harry P. - Complete
Full Circle by mellode reviews
It’s there…the incantation of the deadly spell, right there on his lips, but he pauses for some reason and suddenly all he can think of is that pair of green, green eyes. ER/LE Oneshot
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,698 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 16 - Published: 11/8/2008 - Evan R., Lily Evans P. - Complete
Split Sole by Heather68 reviews
SSHP. Harry's technique was perfect. All he needed was passion.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 4 - Words: 15,615 - Reviews: 80 - Favs: 169 - Follows: 116 - Updated: 9/10/2008 - Published: 6/22/2008 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
Of Mothers and Sandstorms by Richan MMI reviews
Bill brings something home he should have left at work. And on top of that, guess who's coming to visit?
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,914 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 176 - Follows: 25 - Published: 2/24/2006 - Harry P., Bill W. - Complete
Chnoubis Vignettes by Black Knight 03 reviews
Vignettes about the events in the lives of Harry Potter and Daphne Greengrass. AU after HBP. HPDG Originally, just titled Conspiracy.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 3 - Words: 8,523 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 173 - Follows: 160 - Updated: 10/24/2008 - Published: 2/4/2007 - Daphne G., Harry P.
Kestrel by Lomonaaeren reviews
HPSS slash, oneshot. When his son James is wounded, Harry goes to Snape for help. Snape, of course, has a price. Harry pays it, and Snape finds himself paying his own price, in wonder, doubt, and something very much like love.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 26,079 - Reviews: 98 - Favs: 372 - Follows: 35 - Published: 6/13/2008 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
Elementary Calculations by kcourtkat reviews
After finding out about his magic earlier, a decidedly non-Gryffindor Harry Potter plots his way to success.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 13 - Words: 44,331 - Reviews: 1773 - Favs: 3,585 - Follows: 4,288 - Updated: 8/22/2008 - Published: 4/29/2008 - Harry P.
Changing Allegiance by magiquill9 reviews
Harry is killed in DH and returns as an 11-year-old Slytherin, with Voldemort's soul inside blocking Harry's future memories. The darkness is enveloping Harry and he will have to decide to reject it or embrace it. How will Slytherin change him? No Slash!
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 28 - Words: 173,653 - Reviews: 490 - Favs: 517 - Follows: 605 - Updated: 1/13/2012 - Published: 1/13/2008 - Harry P.
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