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Something Akin to Normalcy [M (R)]
by thebridgeovertheriverkwai
[Reviews: 61]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Hermione Granger has had enough. What with the war over and Voldemort gone, she finds the confining walls of Hogwarts overbearingly trying. And with j...
Last Updated: 2014/12/09
Chapters: 10 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 28639

Waltzing [M (R)]
by Savva
[Reviews: 9]
Category: Malfoy Manor
Category: Lucius Big Bang
In a waltz, just like in love, the right partner is everything. ...
Last Updated: 2014/12/07
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 3274

Power of the Mind [T (PG-13)]
by gersknightlady
[Reviews: 180]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Now a professor at Hogwarts, Hermione Granger begins to experience fierce migraines and voices in her head. What is causing these headaches or who?...
Last Updated: 2014/12/01
Chapters: 20 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 79597

Ghost of Castle Wink [K (G)]
by dracontia
[Reviews: 8]
Category: Malfoy Manor
Since about 1412, the village of Castle Wink has had a visitor every thirty years or so. ...
Last Updated: 2014/11/26
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 1710

Veritas or Something Like It [K+ (PG)]
by dracontia
[Reviews: 1]
Category: Malfoy Manor
Scorpius is home for Easter in his Third Year, and the DADA professor has set Werewolves as the exam topic when they return. Draco and Asteria have to...
Last Updated: 2014/11/19
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 2107

Blag, Blatch, Blurt—Snitchnip [K+ (PG)]
by dracontia
[Reviews: 5]
Category: Weasley's Wizarding Wheezes
Category: Malfoy Manor
Rose plays a clean game of Quidditch. Off the pitch, it’s another story. A sequel to ‘A Credit to Their Houses.’...
Last Updated: 2014/11/15
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 3279

Parallel Dilemma [MA (NC-17)]
by nagandsev
[Reviews: 37]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Category: Shrieking Shack
Hermione is thrown into a parallel universe where everything is the same but different. While there, she finds another who has suffered the same fate ...
Last Updated: 2014/11/11
Chapters: 11 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 61598

Vigil [T (PG-13)]
by kellychambliss
[Reviews: 4]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
On the night after the Battle of Hogwarts, Filius and Minerva sit with Severus....
Last Updated: 2014/11/10
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 4319

Her Deepest Desires [MA (NC-17)]
by articcat621
[Reviews: 4]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Hermione looks to find the Mirror of Erised. She's curious as to what her deepest desire is. What will she do when she finds out what is?...
Last Updated: 2014/11/10
Chapters: 2 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 4754

New Beginning [M (R)]
by phoenix
[Reviews: 124]
Category: Malfoy Manor
Five years after the war Hermione's life is stuck in a rut. She's not sure what she wants in life, but she knows it's not starting a family with her h...
Last Updated: 2014/11/09
Chapters: 29 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 143676

ZigZag [K (G)]
by dracontia
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Category: Malfoy Manor
Scorpius is still a little young to use the Floo alone, even for calls—so how is he supposed to stay in touch with his two best friends over the summe...
Last Updated: 2014/11/07
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 587

Know When to Hold ‘Em: A Meme-Based Minific [K+ (PG)]
by dracontia
[Reviews: 4]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Severus and Luna, in the Elevator, With a Deck of Cards. It really isn’t what it sounds like. Or maybe it is....
Last Updated: 2014/11/05
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 706

Quidditch Trials [K+ (PG)]
by dracontia
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Rose is full of fight, and she’s not too bad at strategy, either. But sometimes, it takes an operator to seal the deal. A sequel to ‘A Credit to Thei...
Last Updated: 2014/10/25
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 4923

Between the Sand and Stone [M (R)]
by sshg316
[Reviews: 117]
Category: Potions Under Duress
When tragedy strikes and circumstances go awry, Hermione is forced to seek the help of a reclusive Severus Snape. Brought together by a promise neithe...
Last Updated: 2014/10/24
Chapters: 7 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 27215

Man Behind the Curtain [K (G)]
by dracontia
[Reviews: 12]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Summary: Rose’s ambition was straightforward: to be the youngest Keeper ever on a House team and to go professional one day. A sequel to ‘A Credit to ...
Last Updated: 2014/10/24
Chapters: 5 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 4683

A Wish For Severus Snape [T (PG-13)]
by deianaera
[Reviews: 46]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Pan, the Greek god of passion and lust, does not often manifest directly. But when Hermione Granger makes an offering at his fountain (and touches hi...
Last Updated: 2014/10/23
Chapters: 5 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 7562

Murder Most Fowl [K+ (PG)]
by Prof M McGonagall
[Reviews: 14]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: SSHG_Exchange
When the Malfoys host a week-long house party at Malfoy Manor, they are hoping to regain their standing in society and celebrate a happy family event....
Last Updated: 2014/10/16
Chapters: 3 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 18755

Dracpunzel [T (PG-13)]
by dracontia
[Reviews: 71]
Category: Malfoy Manor
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Once upon a time, Lucius Malfoy decided to execute a tediously convoluted scheme that went (from his perspective, at least) ridiculously wrong. That r...
Last Updated: 2014/10/10
Chapters: 17 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 23086

Just Business [T (PG-13)]
by museymuse
[Reviews: 50]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: SSHG_Exchange
Hermione Granger's business is failing, badly. When Severus Snape turns up and offers her a chance to save it, she can't believe her luck; but working...
Last Updated: 2014/09/22
Chapters: 7 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 30153

Love Never Fails [MA (NC-17)]
by Becky
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Potions Under Duress
After the final battle is over, Hermione Granger goes to the Shrieking Shack to retrieve the body of Professor Snape....
Last Updated: 2014/09/22
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 4369

Just a Fling [MA (NC-17)]
by Savva
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Malfoy Manor
Category: Hogwarts Castle
She didn't expect something like that happen to her. But it did....
Last Updated: 2014/09/19
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 8144

Friday [K (G)]
by phoenix
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Severus Snape faces yet another Friday at Hogwarts. Set during Order the Phoenix. Orig posted: Feb 2005...
Last Updated: 2014/09/13
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 743

Mine [K+ (PG)]
by dracontia
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Forbidden Forest
One of those scenes that come like a vision, out of nowhere and going wherever the reader imagines....
Last Updated: 2014/09/12
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 1660

A Birthday Surprise [MA (NC-17)]
by articcat621
[Reviews: 4]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Severus comes home from work not expecting the birthday surprise Hermione has laid out for him....
Last Updated: 2014/09/10
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 1569

Three Options for Ginny [M (R)]
by Bettina
[Reviews: 176]
Category: Weasley's Wizarding Wheezes
Severus Snape has just arranged himself with Draco Malfoy, when he gets yet another task: a young, charming female with flaming red hair and a fierce...
Last Updated: 2014/09/07
Chapters: 35 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 247525

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In Assorted Shapes & Sizes [K (G)]
by Ladymage Samiko
[Reviews: 6]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: GrangerSnape100
Hermione returns to the family home in search of a certain someone… (GS100 Multiple Snapes challenge)...
Last Updated: 2015/08/23
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 120

A Handful of Jewels [K (G)]
by Ladymage Samiko
[Reviews: 81]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: GrangerSnape100
Hermione and Severus have created between them a very… unique version of family life. A string of universe-sharing drabbles....
Last Updated: 2015/08/22
Chapters: 11 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 1746

Depth of Knowledge [K (G)]
by stgulik
[Reviews: 2]
Category: GrangerSnape100
There are some things we don't realize we know until we say them out loud....
Last Updated: 2015/08/04
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 222

Dumbledore's Bequest [M (R)]
by melusin
[Reviews: 14]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: Drabbles
Drabble series for LJ's grangersnape100 Challenge: Through the Keyhole....
Last Updated: 2015/06/14
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 933

The Sly Puss [K (G)]
by stgulik
[Reviews: 5]
Category: GrangerSnape100
Severus and Hermione learn something new about the familiar....
Last Updated: 2015/05/30
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 229

His Hands [M (R)]
by Savva
[Reviews: 5]
Category: GrangerSnape100
Category: Potions Under Duress
There is something about his hands....
Last Updated: 2015/05/08
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 182

Many Thanks, Part 6 [K (G)]
by dracontia
[Reviews: 5]
Category: Malfoy Manor
Scorpius saved his most important thank-you note for last. It took until he returned to school to find the words. Another “A Credit to Their Houses” s...
Last Updated: 2015/03/31
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 309

Hogwarts' New Portrait [K (G)]
by richardgloucester
[Reviews: 20]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Category: GrangerSnape100
This double drabble was written as a small tribute to Terry Pratchett, who died on March 12th, 2015. Of course he knew about Hogwarts. Of course he ...
Last Updated: 2015/03/14
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 209

Many Thanks, Part 5 [K (G)]
by dracontia
[Reviews: 5]
Category: Malfoy Manor
The day after Christmas, Scorpius dutifully sits down with quill, ink, and parchment. Another “A Credit to Their Houses” sequel, set in our trio’s Fir...
Last Updated: 2015/02/26
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 127

Body Language [T (PG-13)]
by articcat621
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: GrangerSnape100
A small, intimate moment between them. ...
Last Updated: 2015/02/17
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 155

Half-pecked [K (G)]
by stgulik
[Reviews: 6]
Category: GrangerSnape100
Further adventures of Granger & Snape, wand core hunters...
Last Updated: 2015/02/16
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 126

Many Thanks, Part 4 [K (G)]
by dracontia
[Reviews: 5]
Category: Malfoy Manor
The day after Christmas, Scorpius dutifully sits down with quill, ink, and parchment. . Another “A Credit to Their Houses” sequel, set in our trio’s F...
Last Updated: 2015/01/31
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 104

1998. June 20. Sunset. [T (PG-13)]
by Savva
[Reviews: 7]
Category: GrangerSnape100
Category: Potions Under Duress
Just a short conversation in a moonlit garden. Drabble....
Last Updated: 2015/01/24
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 332

As the Confetti Rained Down [K+ (PG)]
by articcat621
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: GrangerSnape100
Hermione, Severus, and their daughter share a small moment during the Christmas season....
Last Updated: 2015/01/16
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 149

Vampire!Hermione Relapsed [MA (NC-17)]
by Amita
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Chronicle of a descent. Not much is held back. ...
Last Updated: 2015/01/14
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 3465

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Rage--Forbidden Monastery [K+ (PG)]
by chivalric
[Reviews: 11]
Category: Novelette
Rage, a seasoned assassin, lives by his own rules. Lucinda, his latest target, is sixteen, snappish, and can truly take care of herself. She grew up...
Last Updated: 2015/05/06
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 2806

Pet Haiku [K+ (PG)]
by MHaydn
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Category: Poetry: Haiku
About two sisters...
Last Updated: 2015/02/27
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 15

Reality Check [K (G)]
by kittylefish
[Reviews: 1]
Category: Category: Poetry: Free Form
What's there to forgive, really?...
Last Updated: 2014/10/13
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 18

Crow and Crown [K+ (PG)]
by chivalric
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Novelette
Four years after Ari and Dagur’s forced marriage, not many know the man at the future king’s side. Dagur, the king’s nephew, is convinced secrecy is n...
Last Updated: 2014/01/29
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 1004

I Am a Lover of the Universe [K+ (PG)]
by kittylefish
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Category: Poetry: Free Form
Ecstatic love poem that came to me on the morning of New Year's Eve....
Last Updated: 2014/01/23
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 105

The Universe Addresses a Bully [K+ (PG)]
by karelia
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Short Story
You caught him once again unawares, well done. He shrinks before your eyes, even though every word you utter is meaningless and without any shred of t...
Last Updated: 2014/01/12
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 791

The Music of the Spheres [K+ (PG)]
by karelia
[Reviews: 6]
Category: Short Story
Music. Intricately woven into the tapestry of the universe. Such immense beauty, words fail....
Last Updated: 2013/12/26
Chapters: 5 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 1568

Me and You [K+ (PG)]
by oohdear
[Reviews: 1]
Category: Category: Poetry: Free Form
Something I wrote in a haze!!...
Last Updated: 2013/10/12
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 118

Tree of my Heart [K+ (PG)]
by JunoMagic
[Reviews: 8]
Category: Category: Poetry: Free Form
Category:
Category: Poetry: Other
A tree poem....
Last Updated: 2013/05/17
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 100

The Gallery of Seasons [K+ (PG)]
by JunoMagic
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Category: Poetry: Free Form
Category:
Category: Poetry: Other
A poem of the seasons....
Last Updated: 2013/05/17
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 144

Me, me and me [K (G)]
by oohdear
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Category: Poetry: Free Form
Category:
Category: Poetry: Free Form
Greed, sleeping, too stupid to care, oh no wait, too brain washed to care...
Last Updated: 2013/03/01
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 157

Brimstone [K+ (PG)]
by shosier
[Reviews: 4]
Category: Novelette
Amanda Ryder never asked for her special ESP gifts--only her family never believed her innocence. Now, her virginity just became a matter of life and ...
Last Updated: 2013/01/07
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 2084

Crow and Firefly [K+ (PG)]
by chivalric
[Reviews: 4]
Category: Novelette
With the life of his sister and newborn nephew at stake, shapeshifter Ari is trapped in a castle and compelled to accept a situation he’d dreaded: he ...
Last Updated: 2012/11/13
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 555

Nine Dates [K+ (PG)]
by shosier
[Reviews: 9]
Category: Novelette
Finalist, 2011 Valley Forge RWA "Sheila" Award... John and Paul have build a strong foundation of love between them. Will Beth be added strength to th...
Last Updated: 2012/10/01
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 3623

Searching for Love [K+ (PG)]
by BloodTraitor
[Reviews: 223]
Category: Category: Poetry: Free Form
A song-like poem about finding love and keeping it....
Last Updated: 2012/08/31
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 192

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Gathering Echoes [MA (NC-17)]
by Maria Lynette
[Reviews: 49]
Category: Malfoy Manor
The terror of Voldemort may be over, but a centuries-old struggle for absolute power still thrives b ...

Limited Exposure [MA (NC-17)]
by sunny33
[Reviews: 1756]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: TPP Every Flavour Auction
Hermione needs to find a holiday job to pay her Hogwarts' expenses when she returns after the war. ...

Anima Mea [K+ (PG)]
by Proulxes
[Reviews: 436]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Archaeologist Hermione Granger has survived the Great War. She has a life, a career and friends who ...

Yea, Though I Walk [MA (NC-17)]
by Aurette
[Reviews: 725]
Category: TPP Every Flavour Auction
Category: Potions Under Duress
After the Final Battle, everyone has their demons to wrestle... ...

Bellatrix and the Ferret [T (PG-13)]
by Amita
[Reviews: 8]
Category: Category: Saturday Night Drabbles
A meeting inside the Forbidden Forest. ...

Whistling in the Dark [T (PG-13)]
by Melenka
[Reviews: 50]
Category: TPP Every Flavour Auction
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Years after the war, Harry's attempts to withdraw are foiled by a visit, a different sort of quest, ...

Because it is Bitter, and Because it is my Heart [MA (NC-17)]
by Squibstress
[Reviews: 80]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
War is hell, and Severus Snape and Minerva McGonagall are in the Ninth Circle. Set during Deathly Ha ...

Making Happy [MA (NC-17)]
by neelix
[Reviews: 82]
Category: Forbidden Forest
Harry is confronted by things he would rather ignore. ...

Original Sin [MA (NC-17)]
by Dementor Delta
[Reviews: 10]
Category: Forbidden Forest
Leave it to Harry Potter to interfere with every aspect of Severus Snape's life--and death. Beta ...

The Foreigner [K+ (PG)]
by Annie Talbot
[Reviews: 23]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Severus Snape has made a life for himself in the Village. What is he to do, when The Foreigner arriv ...

A Member of the Family [K+ (PG)]
by Bambu
[Reviews: 25]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
On a sun-dappled summer's day, Hermione's young daughter finds an unexpected 'guest' at the bottom o ...



Et lux perpetua luceat eis.
We are very sorry to have recieved news that TPP authors Ms_Figg and Becky have recently passed away. Their families remain in our thoughts - Requiescat in pace.
~juniperus~
2015/07/21 - 01:43PM
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Hosting, TPP, and Thou
When TPP was in crisis four years ago, our community rallied together with an auction to save the site. Generous people offered the fruits of their creative labours, and other generous people bid and won those fruits. We were able to pay for two years of hosting for the site.

Two years ago the threat of losing the site and everything archived here once again reared its head. Together, we got past that hurdle, as well.

We must ask once more for your generosity to help us pay the bill due in a few days; fees, once paid, that will allow us to continue enjoying the TPP community's creativity and skill for another two years. With other HP archives rapidly disappearing, it is more important now than ever to preserve our archive and our community: if we come together, as each are able, we're confident we can do this. 

We appreciate the support of our fanfiction community in every aspect: the artwork, stories, and poetry created by our generous authors and artists; the reviews from our avid readers that form the bond between author and audience; and the patience, support, and kindness shown the hardworking members of our volunteer admin team. We have spent the past ten years building each other up, building the archive - your continuing financial support helps keep us alive.

Our PayPal Donate button (and Not So Saintly's old message, back from the days when our benefactress was able to support the rising cost of servers herself) is here: http://thepetulantpoetess.com/donation.php
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2015/03/20 - 02:54PM
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Ten Stories ◦ Ten Months ◦ Ten Years
The Petulant Poetess is celebrating its 10th anniversary by shining the light of Lumos! on stories that have been featured through the years. 

Through 2015, every month--beginning with March and 2005--will feature ten stories representing some of the best each year had to offer.

Celebrate with us - may TPP continue to nurture writers and offer some of the best HP fanfic around for another ten years!
~juniperus~
2015/03/11 - 10:05AM
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Let's hear it for our Top Ten Reviewers of 2014!
mick42 (822 reviews posted)
breastlady (230 reviews posted)
jadecadence (227 reviews posted)
Phyllidia (224 reviews posted)
TheCopperDragon2004 (207 reviews posted)
braye27 (204 reviews posted)
sunny33 (106 reviews posted)
articcat621 (102 reviews posted)
phoenix (96 reviews posted)
Wildcard (88 reviews posted)


TPP's most prolific readers AND reviewers!

Do you have it in you to make the top ten for 2015? Read and review--give the authors some love!
~juniperus~
2015/01/09 - 01:27PM
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