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Wendy Brune

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1/20/2010 . Edited by Rosawyn, 1/7/2013 #1
Ariana Ethaitrius

I reviewed Wendy Brune's

Groove is in the Heart

- which was really well written and I liked the way she jumped to each pairing using the songs. Great story:)

1/22/2010 #2
lydiamaartin

Reviewed Bellatrix Black Riddle's Powerhungry. If I'm allowed to request, I would really like a review for Precious Heiress :)

1/22/2010 . Edited 1/22/2010 #3
Wendy Brune

Reviewed PrincessPearls's Precious Heiress -- I definitely recommend it!

1/22/2010 #4
Ariana Ethaitrius

I reviewed Wendy's

Crushed

which was beautiful.

1/22/2010 #5
EHWIES

Reviewed Chapter One of Bellatrix Black Riddle's The Noble and Most Ancient House of Black:Narcissa.

1/22/2010 #6
lydiamaartin

Reviewed -EHWIES's beautifully-done Walk Away :)

1/23/2010 #7
EHWIES

Reviewed PrincessPearl's Precious Heiress.

1/23/2010 #8
StoryGirl02

Reviewed -EHWIES Gratification, which was amaaaaaaazing! :)

1/23/2010 #9
lydiamaartin

Reviewed StoryGirl02's Should Have Been Mine, which was wonderful :)

1/23/2010 #10
Ariana Ethaitrius

I reviewed

Chronicles of Craziness

- which was really interesting. I liked Rita Skita's personality. I totally recommend it to anyone who likes a good Skita story (I'm hooked).

1/24/2010 #11
EvylinDevilin

I reviewed Bellatrix Black Riddle's Powerhungry.

1/24/2010 #12
lydiamaartin

I reviewed EvylinDevilin's Remeeting Daddy, which was really funny and cute :)

1/24/2010 #13
xabandonedaccountx

Read and reviewed Breaking the Redhead Rule by PrincessPearl.

1/27/2010 #14
Dechirure

Read and Reviewed Before you Leave for Hogwarts by Dhampire.

1/27/2010 #15
Wendy Brune

Read and reviewed Pandemonium by MagicalEspionage.

1/27/2010 #16
xabandonedaccountx

Read and reviewed it would be so easy by Wendy Brune.

1/28/2010 #17
flyawayonadream

Reviewed xXDhampireXx's Steal a Scarf, Get a Kiss. A very cute Remus/Sirius.

I only have one story posted at the mo, by the way/

1/31/2010 #18
Wendy Brune

Reviewed ingenius2insanity's Not A Good Idea.

Btw, ingenius2insanity, why don't you introduce yourself? That way I can have a shorter nickname to call you, haha.

1/31/2010 #19
lydiamaartin

Reviewed Wendy Brune's Groove is in the Heart :)

1/31/2010 #20
selenehekate

Read PrincessPearl's Precious Heiress. So cute!

2/3/2010 #21
xabandonedaccountx

Read and reviewed Through The Veil by selenehekate.

2/4/2010 #22
Zoraida16

I read and reviewed xXDhampireXx's Before You Leave For Hogwarts.

2/7/2010 #23
Dechirure

Read and reviewed The Dark Witch by Zoriada16 :D

2/8/2010 #24
Ariana Ethaitrius

I read and reviewed

MagicalEspionage's

From When to Why, which was beautiful.

2/8/2010 #25
Wendy Brune

Read and reviewed I'm a What by VernaSauventreen/Dejsha.

2/8/2010 #26
Zoraida16

I read and reviewed Wendy Brune's it would be so easy.

2/8/2010 #27
Wendy Brune

Reviewed chapter one of Zoraida16's The Dark Witch

2/14/2010 #28
EHWIES

Reviewed Chapter 1 of Wendy Brune's Groove is in the Heart.

2/16/2010 #29
Mistical Ninja

I Read and Reviewed Rain by EHWIES. (sorry, not letting me link for some reason...)

2/17/2010 #30
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