Emily B. Starr
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Joined 02-15-07, id: 1220961
Author has written 3 stories for Valdemar universe, Harry Potter, and Song of the Lioness.

Name : Emily Diana T.

Age: 16

Birthday: March 2 (one day after Ron's!)

Descent: Chinese-American

Interests: Reading, writing poems and stories, singing, baby-sitting, and being a Christian

Favorite authors (currently)- L.M. Montgomery, J.K. Rowling, Amy Tan, Jane Austen, Tamora Pierce, Anne McCaffrey, Andre Norton, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Mercedes Lackey, Jane Yolen, Patricia C. Wrede, the Bronte sisters, Louisa May Alcott, J.R.R. Tolkein, Brian Jacques, Piers Anthony, Terry Brooks, T. A. Barron, David Eddings, D. J. MacHale, R.A. Salvatore and David Drake.

Favorite books/series (currently)- Bible, all of L. M. Montgomery's works, Harry Potter series, The Joy Luck Club, The Kitchen's God's Wife, the Hundred Secret Senses, Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibilty, Emma, Song of the Lioness Quartet, Immortals quartet, Protector of the Small quartet, Daughter of the Lioness duology, Circle of magic and Circle Opens quartets, The Will of the Empress, Terrier, Dragonriders of Pern and Acorna series, the Halfblood Chronciles, Obsidian Trilogy, Bedlam's Bard series, Darkover series, Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights, Agnes Grey, Little Women, Little Men, Jo's Boys, Lord of the Rings triology, The Hobbit, Redwall series, Xanth series, Shannara series, Lost Years of Merlin series, Forgotten Realms series, Pendragon series.

Favorite authors (past)- Ann M. Martin, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Madeleine L'Engle, K.A. Applegate, Gertrude Chandler Warner, Frances Hodgson Burnett, C. S. Lewis, E. B. White, Roald Dahl, L. Frank Baum

Favorite books/series (past)- Baby-Sitters Club series and mysteries, Little House series, A Wrinkle in Time, A Swiftly Tilting Planet, Animporphs and Megamorphs series, Boxcar Children series, A Little Princess, The Secret Garden, The Chronicles of Narnia, Charlotte's Web, Stuart Little, James and the Giant Peach, The BFG, Matilda, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Danny and the Champion of the World, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Oz series, Dear America series, American girl series, Mrs. Frisby and the rats of NIMH, and Racso and the Rats of NIMH.

My past favorite authors and books are still technically among my favorites, but I read them back in elementary school and part of middle school, so they aren't my current favorites.

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Diary of an Orphan (original writing) by BlAcKdAuGhTeR reviews
What if Sirius had a daughter? What would she be like? Jenna spent her early life in an orphanage until the appearance of a man named Remus Lupin changed her life forever. This is the Diary of an Orphan. HPGW, RWHG in future chapters and maybe HPOC.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 49 - Words: 516,986 - Reviews: 552 - Favs: 484 - Follows: 165 - Updated: 7/5 - Published: 6/15/2006 - [OC, Harry P.] - Complete
An Aunt's Love by Emma Lipardi reviews
Harry comes home from school and Petunia is upset at the change in her nephew. Petunia decides to do what she should have been doing all along. Dumbledore had better stay away. Petunia Dursley is upset. Warnings on profile.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Drama - Chapters: 72 - Words: 360,492 - Reviews: 14587 - Favs: 9,922 - Follows: 9,567 - Updated: 5/28 - Published: 12/30/2004 - Harry P.
The Taming Of Harry Potter by Mel J1701 reviews
For young Harry Potter, a cupboard under the stairs was luxury compared to the conditions he has been kept in since he was seven years old...
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 14 - Words: 65,758 - Reviews: 1981 - Favs: 2,299 - Follows: 2,381 - Updated: 12/22/2012 - Published: 9/9/2003 - Severus S., Harry P.
Return of the Parents by AutumnBreeze12 reviews
No one ever really thought that Lily and James Potter would come back. But they never considered that the rules don't seem to apply to the Potter family...
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 49 - Words: 204,178 - Reviews: 1545 - Favs: 1,105 - Follows: 969 - Updated: 3/17/2011 - Published: 12/18/2005 - Harry P.
Redirection: A Second Chance by the-writer1988 reviews
Pettigrew is captured and Harry finally gains the family he deserves: his godfather, Sirius Black. But when darkness begins to grow, Harry discovers that his newfound happiness is shortlived. POA AU.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst/Suspense - Chapters: 81 - Words: 269,035 - Reviews: 1040 - Favs: 547 - Follows: 356 - Updated: 1/20/2011 - Published: 12/4/2006 - Harry P., Sirius B. - Complete
Harry McGonagall by witowsmp reviews
Professor McGonagall has watched the Dursleys all day and can see what sort of people they are. When Dumbledore leaves Harry on their doorstep and disappears, she takes him away. HHr
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 39 - Words: 245,803 - Reviews: 4815 - Favs: 5,141 - Follows: 3,020 - Updated: 3/16/2010 - Published: 9/18/2006 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete
He Did it His Way by Hamm On Wry reviews
After 15 years of abuse and manipulation, Harry decides to start looking out for number 1. Fed Up!Harry, Manipulative!Dumbledore. Agenda Driven!Goblins. Polygamous Ships. HBP ignored!NO Horcruxes
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 28 - Words: 106,364 - Reviews: 1200 - Favs: 1,606 - Follows: 1,817 - Updated: 11/2/2009 - Published: 10/6/2006 - Harry P., Voldemort
The Family Secret by Paw Print Pajamas reviews
Harry didn't grow up with the Dursleys. He wasn't even raised by Sirius. The poor child didn't even know that his first name was Harry. Watch as he grows up as the 'twin' of James Potter. Spoilers.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 27 - Words: 44,786 - Reviews: 557 - Favs: 422 - Follows: 614 - Updated: 3/16/2009 - Published: 10/21/2006 - Harry P., James P.
Bertha of Green Gables by ruby gillis reviews
Bertha Wright is the daughter of Diana Blythe and the granddaughter of the irrepressible Anne Shirley. Join her as she makes a lifechanging discovery and friendship during the tumultuous years of WWII.
Anne of Green Gables series - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 42 - Words: 78,140 - Reviews: 244 - Favs: 56 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 1/25/2009 - Published: 9/20/2006
The Real World by Cappygal116 reviews
No Harry, it's Mum, the woman said gently. Mum? Harry asked, bewildered. His mother couldn't be here it just wasn't possible. But then, here she was, sitting on his bed. How could that be?
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 9 - Words: 35,016 - Reviews: 130 - Favs: 89 - Follows: 168 - Updated: 1/1/2009 - Published: 8/25/2006
Symphony for a Quartet by Lady Lashana reviews
AU Based on the book Mad Maudlin and a dream I had. A girl who is a fledging Bard runs away from a foster home and goes to NYC, making a living playing her violin. She becomes friends with Ace and Jaycie, and later Magnus when he appears. Please r & r!
Valdemar universe - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Fantasy - Chapters: 7 - Words: 12,804 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 11/19/2008 - Published: 5/17/2008
All at Once by Aurilia reviews
AU. Harry didn't go to Hogwarts, he went to Stonewall Secondary. His main goal in life was to leave the Dursleys' and go to college, until Remus Lupin finds him on his seventeenth birthday and his life changes all at once. See Ch 1 AN for more info.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 39 - Words: 210,642 - Reviews: 2934 - Favs: 2,264 - Follows: 2,341 - Updated: 10/24/2008 - Published: 5/1/2006 - Harry P., Remus L.
A Subtle Difference by Kohakuu reviews
What if the Potters had a girl instead of a boy? How will this change the timeline? Read and find out! AU, of course!
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 7 - Words: 34,610 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 25 - Updated: 10/18/2008 - Published: 10/4/2007 - OC
Harry's New Life by Hermione16 reviews
AU. A woman takes Harry away right after he was left on the Dursley's doorstep and raises him in her hidden house. Later she adopts three magical children to keep Harry company as his brother and sisters and they attend Hogwarts.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Fantasy/Adventure - Chapters: 23 - Words: 61,182 - Reviews: 208 - Favs: 176 - Follows: 139 - Updated: 6/7/2008 - Published: 3/4/2007 - Harry P. - Complete
What If Snape Died by witowsmp reviews
What could've happened if James Potter had been unable to save Snape's life? This story follows what Harry's life could have been.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 34 - Words: 75,791 - Reviews: 744 - Favs: 553 - Follows: 304 - Updated: 11/29/2007 - Published: 6/1/2006 - James P., Alice L. - Complete
Dumbledore Answers Harry by witowsmp reviews
What if Dumbledore had answered Harry when Harry asked why Voldemort tried to kill him? This story explores what might have happenned.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Adventure - Chapters: 31 - Words: 109,317 - Reviews: 1175 - Favs: 1,243 - Follows: 677 - Updated: 11/14/2007 - Published: 6/16/2006 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete
The Orphan: Book One by SafirePhoenix reviews
Uninspiring title aside, this story includes mischief, mayhem, and a lot of humor. Harry Potter returns to the Wizarding World with a chip on his shoulder and a few smart-mouthed sidekicks. Slytherin really is the only option in that case, and Hogwarts had better watch out. ON HIATUS
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 19 - Words: 83,696 - Reviews: 1089 - Favs: 953 - Follows: 1,080 - Updated: 11/11/2007 - Published: 3/24/2005 - Harry P., Blaise Z., Theodore N.
The Acceptance by Pan06 reviews
With the Dursleys away in Majorca, Harry gets his first Hogwarts letter. Along with a whole lot of others. Which school will he chose and how will his choice effect the people and events that surround him? How will it effect his own future?
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 19 - Words: 50,840 - Reviews: 1697 - Favs: 2,166 - Follows: 2,822 - Updated: 11/4/2007 - Published: 12/12/2006 - Harry P.
Two Generations Read the Philosopher's Stone by sparkling-stone reviews
Harry, Ron and Hermione find a book titled The Marauders and Lily Read Philosopher's Stone which is Elspeth25's work, used with permission. Naturally, they have to read it. Previously titled The Golden Trio, The Marauders, and Lily Read PS.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 5 - Words: 41,789 - Reviews: 59 - Favs: 69 - Follows: 86 - Updated: 10/31/2007 - Published: 6/1/2007
A Sirius Matter by witowsmp reviews
AU A few days after being rescued from the dementor's kiss, Sirius Black decides to share information with Harry about his destiny. The story continues on from there. HHr
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Adventure - Chapters: 40 - Words: 122,269 - Reviews: 1782 - Favs: 2,402 - Follows: 997 - Updated: 10/31/2007 - Published: 5/27/2006 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete
It's for the Best by witowsmp reviews
Total Dumbledore bashing. He's manipulating many people, including Harry, for his own purposes. Story starts a month after Harry has been told the prophecy in OotP. Eventually HHr
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 62,271 - Reviews: 703 - Favs: 1,234 - Follows: 605 - Updated: 10/23/2007 - Published: 10/12/2006 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete
The Last Year by KittyThomas reviews
Set immediately after the penultimate chapter of book 7: the lost book 8. Harry, Ron and Hermione have to repeat their last year to obtain their N.E.W.Ts. Yay with the Quidditch and lessons! Usual pairings, plus one more...C O M P L E T E R&R still!
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 35 - Words: 96,571 - Reviews: 821 - Favs: 226 - Follows: 188 - Updated: 10/1/2007 - Published: 7/22/2007 - Harry P. - Complete
The Heir of the Founders by The Cold Turkey reviews
Harry receives a letter regarding his inheritance after Sirius' death, changing the course of history for everyone in the wizarding world. powerful!Harry. Manipulative!Dumbledore. HHR.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Suspense - Chapters: 32 - Words: 134,535 - Reviews: 1737 - Favs: 3,544 - Follows: 1,746 - Updated: 9/9/2007 - Published: 1/5/2007 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete
Harry Potter and the Sword of Sethrael by MadScribbler reviews
On the night of 1 November 1981, Albus Dumbledore placed a baby on the doorstep of his muggle aunt and uncle's house where he would grow up not knowing of his unique heritage. However, Fate had other plans.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Family - Chapters: 31 - Words: 72,914 - Reviews: 656 - Favs: 1,587 - Follows: 586 - Updated: 8/15/2007 - Published: 7/22/2007 - Harry P. - Complete
Harry PotterGranger and the Philosopher's Stone by Marcus S. Lazarus reviews
AU. Harry is badly beaten by the Dursleys and is sent to an orphanage, where he befriends a girl who shall become his sister in every way that matters... Hermione Granger. How would Harry's school years be affected by this kind act from a good family?
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Family - Chapters: 18 - Words: 75,345 - Reviews: 545 - Favs: 713 - Follows: 416 - Updated: 7/18/2007 - Published: 1/18/2006 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete
The Land Across the Emerald Sea by x17SkmBdrchiczxx reviews
A Shang Master travels from the Yamani Islands to Tortall, to the land across the Emerald Sea, her true homeland. There she begins her training to become a knight. And you'll never guess who she is, her past, or her destiny. The final chapter is up! R&R
Song of the Lioness - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 39 - Words: 137,014 - Reviews: 631 - Favs: 83 - Follows: 62 - Updated: 7/12/2007 - Published: 7/27/2005 - Tortall, Tortall - Complete
Rescued by PiER reviews
Harry is rescued at the age of five...
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 19 - Words: 79,843 - Reviews: 453 - Favs: 283 - Follows: 367 - Updated: 2/23/2007 - Published: 9/26/2006 - Harry P., Minerva M.
The Secret of a Mother by Phantom of a Rose reviews
I know something about the Potters' deaths, something that will change your life, Harry, forever. said the woman. You see, Lily Potter isn't dead. Harry gasped and Dumbledore's eyes widened. 5th year AU
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 10,738 - Reviews: 89 - Favs: 101 - Follows: 114 - Updated: 2/18/2007 - Published: 8/27/2006 - Lily Evans P., Harry P.
The Not so Perfect Valentine's Day by Elspeth25 reviews
This fic is written for Valentine's Day. James and Lily celebrate their first Valentine's Day together after reading the Harry Potter books. It doesn't go as perfectly as James had planned. Oneshot.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,380 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 5 - Published: 2/14/2007 - James P., Lily Evans P. - Complete
Book one: Start in a new life by writing-phoenix reviews
On hold AU How would things have changed if the Dursley’s had gone from insulting Harry to hurting him? This story features Harry’s first year at Hogwarts, him making friends and facing challenges in the new and wonderful world. Warning: Child abuse
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 41 - Words: 139,502 - Reviews: 2089 - Favs: 1,529 - Follows: 1,404 - Updated: 9/6/2006 - Published: 2/6/2005 - Harry P., Minerva M.
The Boy Who Vanished by veraklon reviews
How would everything have been different if Sirius had gotten to Harry before Hagrid did on that fateful night? A fifteen year old Harry is forced to attend Hogwart's after Black is finally captured. Eventually Harry & Ginny, I think. Please R and R
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 26 - Words: 110,847 - Reviews: 698 - Favs: 840 - Follows: 988 - Updated: 6/6/2006 - Published: 4/2/2006 - Harry P., Ginny W.
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A New Life for Harry Potter reviews
Based on a HP dream I had. AU Harry is rescued at the age of five by a cousin of Lily's, who has also adopted four magical children Harry's age. It will detail the adventures Harry has at Hogwarts with his adopted siblings and the friends they make.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Fantasy/Adventure - Chapters: 13 - Words: 34,242 - Reviews: 48 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 38 - Updated: 11/19/2007 - Published: 6/25/2007 - Harry P.
The Page Years of Sabine of Macayhill reviews
AU Sabine of Macayhill decides to try for her shield and becomes a page just after Kel's probationary year. Kel becomes her sponsor and Sabine deals with the life of a page.
Song of the Lioness - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Fantasy - Chapters: 3 - Words: 3,814 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 10/3/2007 - Published: 7/23/2007 - Tortall
Elvenbred reviews
Begins a year after Elvenborn. Kyrtian marries an elven girl who also sees humans as equals, and the current affairs with Shana and the Wizards continue. Title may change.
Valdemar universe - Rated: K+ - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 4 - Words: 4,903 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 6/23/2007 - Published: 5/30/2007
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