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This is a collection of my all-time favorite Harry Potter stories. They run the gamut from completely canon to AU with a wide variety of pairings. These are my go-to stories that I will happily read over and over.

Desperate Measures by MaryRoyale reviews
Cassiopeia Black wasn't the sort who was willing to just sit idly by while her House fell down around her. When Cassiopeia is given a Muggleborn witch orphaned by Death Eaters, she uses magical adoption to make the baby a true Black. Pureblood!Hermione. Slytherin!Hermione.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 5 - Words: 28,958 - Reviews: 767 - Favs: 1,494 - Follows: 2,223 - Updated: 9/3/2015 - Published: 7/24/2015 - Cassiopeia B., Hermione G.
How Crap TV Saved the World by Lucillia reviews
A year after Dumbledore, Black, the Lupins, and Harry Potter's parents revealed themselves to still be alive after the end of the Second War, Harry decides to get his revenge on them by inviting them to Rita Skeeter's new talk show so they could reveal themselves to the world as they really were and bring themselves down. On the set, the Wizarding World gets an unexpected surprise.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,604 - Reviews: 108 - Favs: 696 - Follows: 160 - Published: 8/19/2012 - Harry P., Rita S. - Complete
My Real Parents by redfrog reviews
AU to HBP, Hermione finds out that she is not the Granger's daughter. We find out there is more to the Slytherins than we thought and not all Gryffindors are good. This is a SSHG fic with some other potential parings. Some Dumbledore and Ron bashing.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 73,613 - Reviews: 433 - Favs: 1,469 - Follows: 397 - Updated: 1/15/2007 - Published: 9/14/2006 - Hermione G., Severus S. - Complete
Apprentic James by Lil Nezumi reviews
Char. Ooc, AU/AR, still within JK's world - Harry is apprenticed to a Diagon Alley businessman at the tender age of seven. From there the story changes... very mild bashing of some regulars.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Family/Friendship - Chapters: 12 - Words: 42,445 - Reviews: 249 - Favs: 1,415 - Follows: 528 - Published: 7/5/2012 - Harry P., G. Ollivander - Complete
Claustrophobia by Celebony reviews
Harry's childhood comes back to haunt him. A HarryWeasleys bonding fic.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 6 - Words: 38,049 - Reviews: 1029 - Favs: 2,368 - Follows: 637 - Updated: 2/13/2007 - Published: 11/27/2006 - Harry P., Arthur W. - Complete
A Hero by Celebony reviews
Dudley begins to see his family in a different light. Warning: strong language and themes of child abuse. WINNER: Best One-Shot at Quibbler Awards
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 18,108 - Reviews: 1346 - Favs: 7,132 - Follows: 959 - Published: 4/2/2008 - Dudley D., Harry P. - Complete
Family Night by Celebony reviews
As Hogwarts starts a quarterly Family Night, Harry is determined take part. Facing the heartache of looking in all the wrong places, he'll have to discover the true meaning of family, and that sometimes it comes from where you least expect it. COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 5 - Words: 33,312 - Reviews: 2315 - Favs: 4,578 - Follows: 817 - Updated: 1/6/2006 - Published: 11/29/2005 - Severus S., Harry P. - Complete
The Power He Knows Not by Janara reviews
Dumbledore always said that Harry’s strength was his ability to love. What if the Headmaster was wrong and Harry’s strength was compassion? Takes place during sixth year, but not really based on book six.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,812 - Reviews: 126 - Favs: 631 - Follows: 99 - Published: 3/16/2007 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
My Short Story Haven by Janara reviews
A haven for my short stories, or for those stories that just doesn't want to be finished. I hope you will enjoy reading them as much as I enjoyed writing them.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 12 - Words: 60,359 - Reviews: 336 - Favs: 366 - Follows: 349 - Updated: 1/8/2016 - Published: 8/15/2011
Eating? by keitaya reviews
Meal time around Ron is never fun. Why hasnt anyone done anything about it? Lets see what happens now... This will be a H/H story in the end.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 11 - Words: 15,464 - Reviews: 291 - Favs: 963 - Follows: 350 - Updated: 3/31/2012 - Published: 2/2/2012 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete
Harry's Heritage by TaraLi reviews
Fudge discovers what a bad mistake he's made when he brings in Harry for trial after Harry defeats Voldemort. Bad both for himself, and perhaps for the entire Wizarding World. Oops, forgot disclaimer: Not mine, JKR's!
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,064 - Reviews: 145 - Favs: 985 - Follows: 278 - Published: 12/28/2005 - Complete
Draco Malfoy and the Trip to the Past by Priya Ashok reviews
A Harry Potter who is betrayed by everyone fic. Draco Malfoy takes a trip to the past to right a wrong. This Harry is insanely powerful. Please read and review. Thank you.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 20,379 - Reviews: 98 - Favs: 299 - Follows: 135 - Published: 8/25/2016 - Harry P., Draco M., Arcturus B., Cassiopeia B. - Complete
Escape by SingularOddities reviews
AU. A marriage law is instigated during Hermione's sixth year. Hermione considers her options and makes her choice, it just wasn't the one they were expecting. By saving herself Hermione's decisions cause ripples to run through the Order. The game has changed, those left behind need to adapt to survive. Canon up to the HBP, Dumbledore lives, Horcrux are still in play
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 62 - Words: 314,359 - Reviews: 3100 - Favs: 3,573 - Follows: 3,745 - Updated: 1/29 - Published: 4/26/2016 - [Hermione G., Harry P.] Severus S., Minerva M. - Complete
Ruthless Revenge by Yunaine reviews
Harry overhears Ginny plotting to force him in a situation that he has to marry her. Instead of going to useless teachers Harry decides to do some plotting of his own... - Set during seventh year; Harry/Daphne
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,933 - Reviews: 359 - Favs: 4,269 - Follows: 1,060 - Published: 7/8/2008 - [Harry P., Daphne G.] - Complete
Insidious Inquisitor by Yunaine reviews
Harry Potter is dosed with Veritaserum by Dolores Umbridge. Afterwards his entire world is turned upside down. - Set during fifth year; Harry/Susan/Hannah
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 14,850 - Reviews: 494 - Favs: 3,771 - Follows: 967 - Published: 7/12/2008 - [Harry P., Susan B., Hannah A.] - Complete
Harry Potter and Merlin's Castle by Great Ace reviews
Harry is left at the Dursleys after Sirius's death. When He finally decides to take his destiny and training into his own hands, he gets help from a very unexpected source. Powerful!Super!Light!Harry. Dumbledore,Weasley & Granger bashing. COMPLETE!
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 5 - Words: 36,381 - Reviews: 134 - Favs: 1,215 - Follows: 368 - Published: 4/23/2012 - Harry P. - Complete
Harry Gets Angry by Fairywm reviews
If Harry can stand up to his abusive relatives, why not stand up to Snape? Read as he snaps during his first potions class. Independent Harry, who protest his treatment and stands up for his rights.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 11,431 - Reviews: 174 - Favs: 1,015 - Follows: 571 - Updated: 3/2/2016 - Published: 3/1/2016 - Harry P., Severus S., Albus D. - Complete
Marriage in Mind by AzarDarkstar reviews
One Shot. AU. A marriage contract. They want him to sign away his freedom and his future and his life on a girl who didn't even attend her best friend's funeral. Harry has other ideas.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,023 - Reviews: 286 - Favs: 2,574 - Follows: 514 - Published: 7/8/2009 - Harry P., Luna L. - Complete
Poking A Sleeping Dragon by Little.Miss.Xanda reviews
They had learned at a young age that the Ministry was corrupt. They had seen with their own eyes how little the Ministry cared about the people it was supposed to protect. And now the Ministry was after one of their own. Harry had never wanted this power, but the Ministry had no one to blame but themselves.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,070 - Reviews: 98 - Favs: 798 - Follows: 407 - Published: 11/13/2015 - Harry P., Ron W., Hermione G., C. Fudge - Complete
Heirs by Nigelcat1 reviews
Arcturus Lord Black is Head of the House of Black. He wants the line to continue but all of his possible heirs are either rebellious, stupid, indifferent, lazy, insane, evil or married badly. He really didn't like anybody in his family. Then Voldemort is defeated by a 15 month old baby and the world will never be the same.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 22,221 - Reviews: 51 - Favs: 137 - Follows: 61 - Published: 6/24/2015 - Complete
Misunderstandings by FatesMistake reviews
It's Harry's 7th Year and after over-hearing a conversation at Grimmauld between Potter and his idiotic dogfather, Severus is starting to realize just how much of Potter's similarity to James he had taken for granted. Can they resolve their past misunderstanding? Voldemort died Fifth Year, Ron's a brat, Sirius more-so. Rating for language.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 35,272 - Reviews: 37 - Favs: 612 - Follows: 131 - Published: 3/23/2015 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
To Become, To Teach by FatesMistake reviews
Harry is struggling with a desire to teach, since his Head of House won't support the endeavor. Snape steps in and offers to have Harry work as an assistant in his classroom. Now Harry has to try and reconcile this new side of Snape he's begun to glimpse in private with the same snarky git he's always been in public. All while dealing with a life-changing decision, of course. SSHP
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 17 - Words: 33,670 - Reviews: 56 - Favs: 392 - Follows: 106 - Published: 1/25/2016 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
Harry's Little Army of Psychos by RuneWitchSakura reviews
Oneshot from Ron’s POV. Ron tries to explain to the twins just how Harry made the Ministry of Magic make a new classification for magical creatures, and why the puffskeins were now considered the scariest magical creature of all time. No pairings.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,308 - Reviews: 743 - Favs: 5,752 - Follows: 1,061 - Published: 3/27/2009 - Ron W., Harry P. - Complete
Inheritance by potter8668 reviews
Harry learns that there's more to him than meets the eye. Will he find his mate as a half Vampire and half Dark veela? Will he loose his friends?
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 20 - Words: 38,917 - Reviews: 676 - Favs: 1,730 - Follows: 828 - Updated: 10/19/2008 - Published: 6/30/2007 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete
Emerald-Eyed by InsertPotterThemedUsernameHere reviews
Tony apparently has a son named Harry, who is an angsty teenager. How will he learn to be a father and how will Harry learn to be a son? Het, Slash, Teenage Angst, some Weasley-bashing. Post Battle of Hogwarts and The Avengers. EWE. Tony/Bruce (eventually), Harry/Steve (future)
Crossover - Harry Potter & Avengers - Rated: T - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 33,135 - Reviews: 904 - Favs: 2,809 - Follows: 4,319 - Updated: 12/19/2015 - Published: 8/28/2013 - [Iron Man/Tony S., Hulk/Bruce B.] Harry P., Draco M.
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