Reviews for Malkin Academy: The Cup of Kings
Yeticrab chapter 24 . 1/25
This is so good! I'm always searching for well-written "America in the Potterverse" stories, and you delivered big-time! I'm a little afraid going into the sequel-something tells me this series may not be complete-but such is the danger of fanfic. It's so easy to fall in love with a story and author's writing style. But anyways, thanks for sharing your story-telling talents!
mergirl007 chapter 2 . 8/17/2015
I like how Jessica draws her answers to the questionnaire! Very cute idea :) I can't wait to see how the houses are divided at Malkin!
Joy chapter 24 . 6/17/2015
Oh my goodness! I was in an insatiable mood to read Harry Potter when I stumbled across this piece and I devoured it in hours. I couldn't put down my phone. Beautifully written - thank you!
RoseQuartz1 chapter 11 . 2/21/2015
Aw, Claudius obviously has a big crush on Kate. That's soooo cute! X3
xxPastelSTARxx chapter 24 . 1/28/2014
Just finished reading this earlier today; it was a great ride and fun read :)

In the beginning I was a little confused because I didn't realize that some chapters took place in the past. I thought that the mystery was a little too straight forward, but after reflecting on the story, I actually like it better that way. I'm so used to big plot twists and turns that it was actually refreshing to have a mystery that I could follow along.

Your storytelling technique is fantastic. The flow was very natural and all the clues to the mystery were well placed. I love the fact that you had two main characters, one to be the audience surrogate and the other to really flesh out the world and plot. I like that all the secondary characters were so diverse, especially the teachers. My favorite one was the potions teacher.

I guess my only major (not really) disappointment was that the Faes in the prequel weren't in this story. I'm guessing you published this one first, so it really isn't that big of a deal. I would have love to see how you would expand the Fae magical world. Maybe it's in the next story? Well, I'm about to find out! :)

Thanks again for writing this series!
Liz Merryfeather chapter 21 . 1/11/2012
I can't way to come home for Thanksgiving

You mean: I can't wait to come home, right?

Just thought you would like to fix it when you get around to it

So far I like the story, its just not long enough! (which means it is very good and I wan't more...) Thanks for putting it out there to read it
ManyRainbows chapter 24 . 9/13/2011
WOW! This story was well written and VERY engaging! I started on it last night and read it every spare moment until I finished it just now. I would *love* to see more stories about Malkin Academy!
misscharms chapter 24 . 8/6/2011
I absolutely loved this story! I've developed a real preference for a American wizarding stories that follow the adventures of new, OC characters. You did a really good job of intelligently writing and crafting the story while still making it fun and capturing that magical feeling that the Potter books do.

It was also really refreshing to read something by someone who is clearly educated, especially in regards to history and English. My only critique would be(and I guess some reviewers already covered this), is that it was a bit confusing switching between the Henry/Leonora timeline and the Kate/Jessica timeline in the beginning.

But other than that, it was fantastic. I really hope you post a sequel. :)
Little Old Anonymous Me chapter 24 . 7/25/2011
I think that you should write a sequel as well! Your writing skills are exemplary! (I think that's the right adjective to use, but I might be x
Little Old Anonymous Me chapter 9 . 7/24/2011
You are an amazing writer/author! I wouldn't have been able to recognize these as something written by someone else if I were given the contents of this story to read alongside with the actualy HP series! :)
Little Old Anonymous Me chapter 8 . 7/24/2011
I'm confused. Are the chapters involving Henry Burroughs flashbacks of some sort?
DZAuthor AKA DZMom chapter 24 . 7/11/2011
Great story.
DZAuthor AKA DZMom chapter 19 . 7/6/2011
Two and two put together. Looks like we're getting somewhere. I haven't figured out if Poole / Lake is still missing. I'm hoping all will fall into place.
DZAuthor AKA DZMom chapter 18 . 7/5/2011
The copy machine did the trick. What a devoted parent you are!

The switch between Nora and Lenora threw me off. I loved the repeating consonants on witches, wizards, ghosts and goblins. Your memory with Kate as a drawing was spankin' awesome. Great story told here.

If I were Kate, I'd be seriously doubting my father by now. I like that you've created this uncertainty. In such a closeknit family, that thought could be gutwrenching for an adolescent.

If I may state my own preferences once again, if you wish to take this story from magnificent to supreme, you would do well to "paint" more rich images of your adult or flashback characters. It is vivid. Can you bring these characters alive on the page even more so? It might be tough with the line drawn medium of the memory. But even small details like perhaps stubble on Nott's chin or a glimpse of the Dark Mark can make a scene unforgettable.
DZAuthor AKA DZMom chapter 17 . 7/5/2011
Temptation for "Jessie" and a clue for Kate. I could not recall what Kate and her friends had said about Mr. Malleus that had Corntassel reprimanding her. I only recalled that she knew him to be an ex Auror. Perhaps you could give some dialogue restating the issue.
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