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Gardiner and Shipe [T (PG-13)]
by mt_nestor
[Reviews: 4]
Category: sshg_promptfest
A test of a new Time-Turner not only sends Hermione back into the past but entangles her in the investigation of an unsolved mystery....
Last Updated: 2014/08/27
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 7210

Caru Rhwymydd [K+ (PG)]
by Meladara
[Reviews: 14]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: sshg_promptfest
In this one wild fall down the shifting staircases of Hogwarts, with the eyes of the student body watching, something sparks to life, and it will leav...
Last Updated: 2014/08/23
Chapters: 3 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 7750

A Problem Shared [K+ (PG)]
by peskipiksi
[Reviews: 5]
Category: Azkaban Prison
Lord Voldemort finds a Boggart. ...
Last Updated: 2014/08/21
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 1787

Contract Renewal [T (PG-13)]
by debjunk
[Reviews: 10]
Category: sshg_promptfest
Category: Potions Under Duress
Lucius needs the list of faculty contract extensions for the Board of Governors, which is something that should have taken a matter of minutes for the...
Last Updated: 2014/08/20
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 2515

Maxit [K+ (PG)]
by Minerva
[Reviews: 8]
Category: Potions Under Duress
What happens with Britain's wizarding world when Muggle Britain leaves the European Union?...
Last Updated: 2014/08/18
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 3659

Man in a Box [M (R)]
by flaminia_x
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Azkaban Prison
Lily has an imaginary friend. So what? Don't all children? But hers is … special....
Last Updated: 2014/08/16
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 1109

The Crafty Case of the Corpses That Weren't Corpses [T (PG-13)]
by Ladymage Samiko
[Reviews: 20]
Category: sshg_promptfest
Category: Potions Under Duress
Several people have disappeared from the wizarding community, and a wholly unlikely suspect is being accused. Who else but Hermione Granger would tak...
Last Updated: 2014/08/14
Chapters: 3 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 14948

Burn Down The Mission [MA (NC-17)]
by TeddyRadiator
[Reviews: 46]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: sshg_promptfest
Seven years into Hermione Granger's tenure as Headmistress of Hogwarts, the castle will reveal a secret that changes everything she ever knew about it...
Last Updated: 2014/08/13
Chapters: 6 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 19736

On Cho [K+ (PG)]
by Fairfield
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Essays
Brief essay....
Last Updated: 2014/08/11
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 295

The Angel Investor [K+ (PG)]
by stgulik
[Reviews: 9]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: sshg_promptfest
A comedy of labors, love and lobster....
Last Updated: 2014/08/09
Chapters: 2 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 11938

Days Are Forgotten [MA (NC-17)]
by Savva
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Malfoy Manor
Even the strongest of us need help sometimes, and occasionally, while helping others, we actually helping ourselves. ...
Last Updated: 2014/08/07
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 6910

Willow [K+ (PG)]
by Laralee
[Reviews: 5]
Category: sshg_newbies Newbie Fest
Category: Potions Under Duress
It could be argued that Willow was neither her mother nor father's child....
Last Updated: 2014/08/06
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 4072

A Day At The Zoo [K+ (PG)]
by articcat621
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: sshg_promptfest
Hermione and Severus agree to take James, Albus, and Lily to London Zoo for the day....
Last Updated: 2014/08/06
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 3126

Green-Eyed Monster [T (PG-13)]
by jennybenny2845
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Malfoy Manor
Category: Weasley's Wizarding Wheezes
There is a fine line between being friendly and being flirty....
Last Updated: 2014/08/06
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 1740

The Way To A Woman's Heart Is Through Her Stomach [MA (NC-17)]
by articcat621
[Reviews: 43]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Hermione offers to teach her friend Martha's summer baking class. While doing so, she runs into someone she hadn't seen for years....
Last Updated: 2014/08/02
Chapters: 8 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 11975

All He Ever Wanted [T (PG-13)]
by jennybenny2845
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Azkaban Prison
Fenrir seeks recognition and acceptance. A mysterious man offers him a chance. How far will he go to prove he's worth it?...
Last Updated: 2014/07/30
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 1503

The Plight-Trothed Bride [MA (NC-17)]
by beaweasley2
[Reviews: 1273]
Category: Category: Potter Place's Post DH Prompt Challenge
Hermione, Ginny and Luna, sharing a girl moment, decide to cast a Pairing-Plight Troth Charm on themselves for fun. Each placed in the cauldron one ye...
Last Updated: 2014/07/30
Chapters: 63 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 478365

Entwined In Their Arms [MA (NC-17)]
by articcat621
[Reviews: 4]
Category: Azkaban Prison
After Hermione stumbles upon an unexpected scene in her bedroom, she heads to the Leaky Cauldron to drown her sorrows. There, she meets two men that c...
Last Updated: 2014/07/27
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 3907

Ambitious Entanglements [T (PG-13)]
by jennybenny2845
[Reviews: 5]
Category: Malfoy Manor
An application uncovers feelings of rejection and regret. Two people have a lot to prove. Can they drop their grudges for the Greater Good?...
Last Updated: 2014/07/25
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 4571

There Will Always Be Hope [M (R)]
by morgaine_dulac
[Reviews: 54]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
After Snape has been told that Lily’s son has only been kept alive so that he can die at the right moment, he leaves Hogwarts for a little Muggle town...
Last Updated: 2014/07/24
Chapters: 19 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 66150

Root Cause [MA (NC-17)]
by MHaydn
[Reviews: 36]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Our writers struggle to produce a PWP. Warning: Erotica is not their forte. ...
Last Updated: 2014/07/22
Chapters: 21 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 35309

Precious Proclivities [M (R)]
by jennybenny2845
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Forbidden Forest
Category: Malfoy Manor
Tomayto, tomahto – it's essentially the same, right? Several tumblers of Firewhisky have Harry singing a different tune and looking at someone in a ne...
Last Updated: 2014/07/21
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 2175

These Small Hours [T (PG-13)]
by articcat621
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Forbidden Forest
Category: Azkaban Prison
Harry starts to visit Snape at St. Mungo's. How will this affect him? How will this affect the older wizard?...
Last Updated: 2014/07/21
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 1663

Shepherds and Sinners [MA (NC-17)]
by jennybenny2845
[Reviews: 6]
Category: Malfoy Manor
Category: Weasley's Wizarding Wheezes
When fire meets ice......
Last Updated: 2014/07/19
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 5678

Hallelujah, I Just Love Her So [K+ (PG)]
by Minerva
[Reviews: 9]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Severus Snape receives a valuable book from a colleague and tries to return the gift. ...
Last Updated: 2014/07/14
Chapters: 2 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 2845

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In Assorted Shapes & Sizes [K (G)]
by Ladymage Samiko
[Reviews: 2]
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: 77]
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: 13]
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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A Nagini and Severus Tale [MA (NC-17)]
by nagandsev
[Reviews: 69]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Category: Malfoy Manor
What is the greatest sacrifice one can give? This tale begins in Severus' sixth year at Hogwarts, du ...

Princes in Exile [MA (NC-17)]
by LiteraryBeauty
[Reviews: 160]
Category: Forbidden Forest
After the war, Harry Potter is left with no one to save, no one to fight, and one extra wand. Draco ...

The Scent of Magic [M (R)]
by JunoMagic
[Reviews: 77]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Hermione Granger and Severus Snape enjoy a cordial working relationship, specialising in an exclusiv ...

Whom the Gods Annoy [T (PG-13)]
by richardgloucester
[Reviews: 83]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: SSHG_Exchange
Ron, Harry and Hermione discover the consequences of their inaction with regard to saving the life o ...

Killing Time [MA (NC-17)]
by Lariope
[Reviews: 166]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: SSHG_Exchange
A coming-of-age story for a nearly forty year old man. ...

The Mother who Lived [K+ (PG)]
by drinkingcocoa
[Reviews: 17]
Category: Essays
What does the Harry Potter series say about mothering? Lily's self-sacrifice was magic because it wa ...

Phantom of Hogwarts [MA (NC-17)]
by Good_Witch
[Reviews: 1568]
Category: Potions Under Duress
*NOW COMPLETE* How in the world does Hogwarts come to be doing a performance of The Phantom of the ...

The Thin Man [T (PG-13)]
by duniazade
[Reviews: 67]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Category: Snuna Exchange
Trust Luna to marry someone who doesn't exist.

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Gilderoy and Lucius: The Battle for Peacock Domination [K+ (PG)]
by Clairvoyant
[Reviews: 9]
Category: Forbidden Forest
Category: Malfoy Manor
Gilderoy Lockhart has a new roommate at St. Mungo's: Lucius Malfoy, freshly released from Azkaban. ...

Red Dawn [T (PG-13)]
by Somigliana
[Reviews: 4]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Category: Romancing the Wizard
It's 1979 and wartime grim. Dorcas drags Hestia out to a disco club. ...



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.

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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!
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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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