|Reviews for It's My Life|
| dragon chapter 15 . 1/30
Loved this story. Thank you for writing it.
| RudeMinnesotan chapter 15 . 1/30
First things first: I have to Thank You? Or . YES? or. I love that? I appreciate it? ... Nah, I love that you put have of the story in Minnesota. AS A Minnesotan. I love and appreciate it. There, all three.
Onto the fic itself. It was an interesting re-hash of what would happen to Harry if he decided 'i'm done with this shit'. I really liked this take on it. Nothing everything was perfect, but good nor bad became exceptionally uber or OPed. I also loved that Harry had a Soul Leech instead of a Horcrux. I thought maybe Voldemort would just disappear because of that (not having something to keep supplying him with the power he needed to stay a wraith) but horcruxes yaay. Or something. I don't know, but I loved it.
The Minnesota thing totally helped. Totally looked up Long Lake too, like 'oh it's 45 minutes from my sisters old place...' Nice.
I only have two complaints/suggestions. 1) As a Minnesotan, I know for a fact that if the character was also a Minnesotan (or had lived in Minnesota for any decent amount of time that they would pick up the colloquialism of the area) they wouldn't have said 'St. Paul'. They would have called it 'the Twin Cities'. Especially people in the suburbs. 2) This thing I'm on the fence about, but usually people from the US don't refer to the country as The States unless they have lived for a decent amount of time outside of the US somewhere where it IS referred to as that, OR Have enough friends who refer to the US as The States. They would have called it America.
I personally call it 'America' only when talking to my Korean students because The US or The States confuses them lol. Since THAT part of the characters' backgrounds wasn't touched upon, that's why I'm on the fence about it. They COULD be that way, I don't know. Just . Being a Minnesotan and American and someone who realizes subtleties in language like that...
Yeah anyway. FINISHED Thanks!
| StoneTheLoner chapter 4 . 1/23
This chapter seemed a bit forced. The assumption they all came to was unrealistic from their point of view. His weird reactions could just as easily have been because he was raised to be polite and is eager to please, he's not sure if he's good enough to get into this new school because of the sub-par education he was previously getting, which explains his nervousness, and unsettled because he's in a new country with no support or friends. There are various health conditions that can make your bones weak, and things like bad eating habits, anorexia and etc can explain his sub-par health. Remember he WAS eating healthy and exercising during quidditch practice at Hogwarts, so he wouldn't have been 'too' unhealthy.. WE of course know he was abused, but from what little they know of him, they couldn't have come to that conclusion naturally. I wouldn't question it if they where a bit suspicious at this point, but to just assume something like that and start taking actions without having spent more time around him isn't realistic.
| UnderTakerxXxMadnesS chapter 15 . 1/20
Your story was a work of art..
| Crystal M. Key chapter 15 . 1/17
That was a good story. Thank you!
| TheVirtuoso chapter 3 . 1/12
Hi there, loving the story. One thing you might want to watch out for in your writing is a redundant word. Here's a sentence I copied and pasted from this chapter "Unknown to him, in an office far away in Scotland, several machines gave off an alarm to an empty office." Here you've repeted office. Things like this pull your reader from the story quite jaringly. I know I'm guilty of it too and they can be hard to catch in your own writing because you expect the story to go a certain way so you skip the bits that don't fit.
my suggestion is to finish your chapter. Save it and walk away for at least 24 hours. After that go for editing. Maybe even edit in the wrong order (start with the last paragraph). I find this helps me a lot.
Like I said though, love the story. I can
t wait to read chapter 4
| InuFanJinx chapter 15 . 1/12
This was an awesome story and I really enjoyed it! Thank you for writing and posting it so we could enjoy it!
| oneboatfleet chapter 15 . 1/7
Thanks for writing this! I really enjoyed it, keep writing!
| CharlotteMShadows chapter 4 . 1/6
Why is he a ninth grader? He should be an eighth. Ninth graders are 14-15, and he's just turned 13 or so.
| Ebenbild chapter 15 . 1/3
Oh man, I would have liked an outlook to the future. xD and I would have liked to hear about Draco's reaction to everything, and something about Harry and what he'll do later on...
Anyway, I loved the story and how Harry was able to remove himself from the headmaster's grasps by going to another school in the united states. I also loved that he tried to keep contact with his former classmates and that in the end Ron returned to him.
Thank you for sharing your story.
| Deathmvp chapter 15 . 12/30/2015
Great work on this story. I realy enjoyed it.
| lyssipe chapter 15 . 12/25/2015
This was nice, thank you
| tanilc chapter 15 . 12/20/2015
Great story thanks
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| cato1850 chapter 15 . 12/14/2015
Wonderful story. Thank you.