The people of Harry Potter fan fiction have the right to be extremely overwhelming, especially if you’re a beginner. Tbelow are so many acronyms! And portmanteaus! And fan fiction tropes which have actually come to be so pervasive, even dietough fans might be fooled into thinking they’re genuine JKR products! (A excellent instance would certainly be Draco Malfoy’s middle name: contrary to almost eextremely fan fiction ever before, it’s Lucius. Not Abraxas).

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While I’m by no suggests an expert on the fandom, I love whatever around the Harry Potter world. Here’s a arsenal of all the stories that have remained with me over the last decade of my fan fiction explorations. Some are one-shots, i.e. one chapter long; others are multi-chaptered. Some are finished; others are still functions in development. I’ve tried to ensure I have actually a good selection of kinds and also pairings. What they all have actually in common is that they’re well-written, somepoint that can be hard to come across in the fan fiction human being. The blurbs are generally taken from the authors, yet I’ve added extra notes for detail.


Before I begin, yet, here’s a quick overview on fan fiction terminology.

Key Vocabulary

AU:Alternate Universe. A story which diverges fromcanon(see below) in key respects. Example: a world wright here Tom Riddle died at birth and was never a hazard.


EWE:This means ‘Epilogue, What Epilogue?’, and also refers to any fan fiction in which the ‘Nineteen Years Later’ chapter has been ignored. Example: A story where Ron marries Lavender rather of Hermione. Sometimes this has happened accidentally, bereason the fan fiction was publimelted prior to Deathly Henables.

PWP:Conversely meaning ‘Plot, What Plot?’, or the slightly seedier ‘Porn Without Plot.’ Exactly what it claims on the tin. If that’s what you’re searching for, you may wish to skip immediately to this list of Harry Potter erotica references.

OOC:Out of character, i.e. the characters execute not behave as we have to come to suppose that they would certainly. Example: Hermione acting untypically stupid.

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Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality by Less Wrong (#1)

Petunia married a biochemist, and also Harry flourished up analysis science and also science fiction. Then came the Hogwarts letter, and also a civilization of intriguing brand-new possibilities to manipulate. And brand-new friends, like Hermione Granger, and Professor McGonagall, and Professor Quirrell… >

Odd Ideas by Rorschach’s Blot (#2)

Odd little bit one shots that might or may not be turned right into their very own stories.

The Pureblood Pretenseby murkyblueissue (#3)

Harriett Potter dreams of going to Hogwarts, yet in an AU wright here the school only accepts purebloods, the just way to reach her goal is to switch places through her pureblood cousin—the only problem? Her cousin is a boy. no, British human being perform not have actually ‘underclassmen’ and also ‘upperclassmen’– the fic is hardly distinctive in having actually them, and also it’s a very well-thought-out story. Rated T.>

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Pairing: Drarry (Draco Malfoy x Harry Potter)

The Incredible Raceby Cheryl Dychild (#4)

Harry Potter and Draco Malfoy, Aurors, are forced to join a televised worldwide race in order to administer some complimentary positive publicity for the Ministry, despite the fact that Aurors Potter and also Malfoy don’t precisely obtain along.

Hello Goodbye (‘Twas Nice To Kcurrently You)BY tmerofdarkstars (#5)

Draco Malfoy thinks he could know whose thoughts are scrawling themselves on his skin, yet that’s crazy. Imfeasible, also. It has to be a mistake.

Deconversionby lomonaaeren (#6)

They were ideal, those old wizards that assumed Parseltongue was a Dark gift. As Harry starts his slide dvery own, fighting desperately all the means, Draco is more than happy to take benefit of the Hero’s autumn from the Light.

EclipseBY Mijan (#7)

Draco swore revenge on Harry for Lucius’s imprisonment, and for when, he keeps his promise. The old rivalry turns deadly as soon as Draco abducts Harry for Voldemort. But once Draco’s civilization transforms upside dvery own, the fight to save himself and also Harry starts.

Draco’s BoyBY Empathetic Siren (#8)

A mysterious little bit boy called Harry moves in next door to Draco Malfoy, and he’s established to make him his friend and also learn all of his keys. Years later, he’s established to make Harry even more than a frifinish.


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Okay, so this isn’t the film actor for James Potter. This is Aaron Taylor-Johnchild from Nowright here Boy. But come on, isn’t he the perfect James? Millions of fanvid-machines on YouTube think so, and also one can’t blame them.


Pairing: Jily (James Potter x Lily Evans)

Crossroadsby Emmyjean (#9)

In her seventh and last year at Hogwarts, Lily Evans finds herself facing a tragedy that leaves her life in pieces. She ultimately finds excellent strength both within herself and those she never would have actually supposed. Time short article nearly ten years back – it’s a full timeless. Rated T.>

Commentariusby B.C. Daily (#10)

Lily has constantly thought about herself plain. But as she enters her 7th year, things begin transforming and also Lily starts going a little mad. Suddenly, she’s Head Girl, her mates are acting strangely, and there’s a new James Potter she can’t seem to eliminate. Bridgain Jones’s Diary. Not complete, yet author is active on Tumblr and has been promising to update for the last 6 years…>

Symphony of the Fallen by ravensoulsister (#11)

The Head Girl makes a mistake. Now the Head Boy is in the Hospital Wing through no recollection of who he is or that she is – but he certainly doesn’t care enough to save his perverse thoughts to himself.

The Life and Times by jewels5 (#12)

She was dramatic. He was dynamic. She was specific. He was impulsive. He was James, and she was Lily, and one day they mutual a kiss, yet prior to that they common many type of debates, for he was cocky, and she was sweet, and also matters of the heart need time.

Just Stay Here Tonightby monroesbit (#13)

Lily Evans isn’t a witch.

Boyfriendby molly Raesly (#14)

Potter was going to say that he wasn’t my boyfrifinish. I couldn’t let him do that. For the love of Merlin, I could not let him execute that. I had to stop him. He couldn’t tell her the fact. So I did the only conceivable point I could think of. I kissed him.

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Pairing: Dramione (Draco Malfoy x Hermione Granger)

Anniversary Arrangementsby scarlettcat (#15)

Draco and Hermione have actually a yearly arrangement. Ron finds out around it in a shocking method.

Bite Marks by Provocative Envy (#16)

“So—you’re upset,” he says through a nonchalant nod and also discreet adjustment of his slightly too-tight khaki corduroys. She blinks at him, her expression alternating in between indigcountry and also incredulity and flat-out fury. He had been ideal around her being pretty beneath the intimidation strategies.

The Eco-friendly Girlby Colubrina (#17)

Hermione is sorted into Slytherin; just how will points play out in different ways once the brains of the Golden Trio has actually different friends?

Midnightby Spankinghalo (#18)

It has been three years given that Voldemort won. Hermione is one of the few wizards left free, hidden in the damages of Hogwarts. And just midnight reveals its keys. But she has actually been found by the last person she desires to see…

Crimson through a Silver Liningby Lady Cailan (#19)

It is six years given that the fevery one of the Minisattempt to Voldemort. Those various other than purebloods are deemed much less than huguy. When Ginny’s daughter ends up in grave risk, Hermione sells herself to the Death Eaters to save her life. (Dark AU. Angsty. But at leastern it’s finished! Rated M.>

Problemby katatonic25 (#20)

“I’ll kick your arse regardless, Malfoy,” I murmured. He chuckled aobtain and also I arched into him. “Then get on the bed,” he shelp and watched my hips guide as I walked to his large bed. “This is going to be a long night, Granger.”

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Pairing: Hinny (Harry Potter x Ginny Weasley)

A Better Manby Valandar (#21)

Vernon adjusted in the beginning to be a much better male, thanks to a wish. How will this influence Harry, and the entire Wizarding World?

Diary of a Redheadby Snowy Winter Tales (#22)

Fifteen-year-old Ginny Weasley’s diary, filled via embarrassing instances, sarcasm, and most Harry Potters. She’s not in love through him or anything. Honestly.

Living via Dangerby whydoyouneedtorecognize (#23)

Lone wolf. Dream-seer. Bright boy. Scarred kid. Singer. Prisoner. Dancer child. Dragon child. Eight semi-ordinary people. One extrasimple family, and also how they ended up being one.

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Pairing: Tomione (Tom Riddle x Hermione Granger)

School Daysby meowmers (#24)

They accomplish on the playground. Ron told her that if she doesn’t fight for herself no one will ever before leave her alone so she’s simply trying to follow his advice. “Are you crying?” He asks. She musters all the fury in her 7-year-old body and also channels it right into her voice once she speaks through the tears. “So what? I’ll still kick your arse.”

Exitus Acta Probatby jellybellys (#25)

After a series of catastrophic occasions, Hermione decides to go to the previous to stop Tom Riddle.

Blood and also Goldby obsidianpen (#26)

The true time-turner was slammed savagely right into Hermione’s throat. It shattered against her neck, bits of glass and also gold piercing into her skin. The last point she witnessed prior to blackness consumed her was a plume of metallic dust and also vitreous fragments, tiny prisms dancing behind her eyelids.(In which Hermione accidentally ends up in 1950, pitted against an ascfinishing Dark Lord in his prime, captured in the entanglement of pureblood national politics, dark magic, and Tom Riddle’s interest).

Nightingale by everambling (#27)

Brilliant student and also prospective MI5 recruit Hermione Granger is inadvertently thrown back in time by a top-trick federal government experiment- Right into the lap of aspiring bio-engineer Tom Riddle, that she knows in her time as the guy whose dangerous ambition will certainly herald a nation’s ruin…

Please, Save Meby winterblume (#28)

‘Are you not scared of him? Tom Riddle has acquired a rather strange reputation. But I’m sure it’s all stupid talk. He’s Head Boy after all.’ – ‘What sort of a reputation’ – ‘Er… he’s… well, he appears kinda dark.’

Avada Kedavra Anonymousby speechwriter (#29)

No one missed Riddle’s pale fist tightening around the useless wand also in his lap. “I am Tom,” he ground out. “I am below for the single reason that the alternate was area company.” / Hermione moderates a post-Avada Kedavra assistance group. Chaos ensues.

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Pairing: Drinny (Draco Malfoy x Ginny Weasley)

Allegianceby mugglehugger (#30)

When 11-year-old Ginny Weasley is sorted into Slytherin, she is thrust into a people wbelow the line between excellent and also evil is blurred and wright here the boy she was intended to hate becomes the male she was never before expected to love.

After All These Yearsby Sarea_Okelani (#31)

Eexceptionally couple has actually keys.

Smoking in the Head Boy’s Roomby sugarbear_1269 (#32)

When Ginny decides Draco is the only boy in the castle that have the right to teach her how to effectively woo her crush, she learns more than simply method.

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Pairing: Harmony (Harry Potter x Hermione Granger)

A Marauder’s Plan by catsarecool (#33)

Sirius decides to remain in England after escaping Hogwarts and also provides protecting Harry his priority.

Harry Crowby Robst (#34)

What will happen when a goblin-elevated Harry arrives at Hogwarts? A Harry that has actually received training, currently knows the prophecy and has no svehicle. With the backing of the goblin nation and Hogwarts herself.

Blindness by Angelastarcat (#35)

Harry Potter is not standing up in his crib when the Killing Curse strikes him, and also the cursed sauto has actually much more terrible after-effects. But some souls will not be broken by horrible circumstance. Some world won’t let the human being drag them dvery own. Strong guys increase from such starts, and effective gifts can be obtained in devastating curses.

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Miscellaneous Pairings

Prime Cutby Provocative Envy (#36)

“Well, aren’t you priceless,” he remarks, tongue darting out to flick at his bottom lip. “Do I need to put a towel dvery own on the front seat prior to you’ll obtain in the car?” She lifts her chin. “That depends. Do I should Febreze you before we share an enclosed space?”

Detainedby SE1GE (#37)

Marcus is ending up being obsessed with Katie. The last thing he ever plans to do is let her know. Katie is becoming obsessed via Marcus. Her life would certainly be far much easier if she weren’t.

Amortentiaby olivieblake (#38)

Will they or won’t they? Oh, they will certainly. however some by research. Rated M.>

Mudbloods of the Death Eatersby jellybellys (#39)

Theodore Nott has constantly been the overlooked Slytherin until he is forced right into joining the Death Eaters by his elderly father. Now, via the new rewards Voldemort has actually provided his followers, captured Mudbloods, he is in over his head through Hermione Granger.

Distractionsby sableunstable (#40)

Sometimes a distractivity is specifically what you need.

Prejudice and Pride by bballgirl32 (#41)

Arrogance and also bigotry deserve to be well-started, but maybe that is as soon as it is many crucial to fight with prejudices. Sometimes options need to be made, even if they go versus whatever that you stand also for.

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Memories to Keep You Nearby darkrivertempest (#42)

Hermione has actually a loving husband also. Too poor she can’t remember anypoint around him.

Take the Tumbleby kittenshift17 (#43)

There was never before a hatred so prouncovered as that of Rose Weasley and also Scorpius Malfoy, but as soon as a challenge is issued the pair embark on a roller-coaster ride of emovements and confutilizing, passionate meetings. Enemies via Benefits never before tasted this good, and Rose is going to learn tbelow is a whole lot more to Scorpius than a lifelengthy rivalry and a wicked smirk.

Courting Chaos (One Day at a Time)by Ellory (#44)

Pureblood vignettes of miscellaneous pairings.

Seas Between Us Have Roaredby tamlane (#45)

“We both understand you were hoping and praying Potter would get dubbed in tonight so you might concerned me and get what you really need. What he won’t give you. So can we drop the charade?”

Rosie’s Mum Has Got It Going Onby Inell (#46)

Today is the day Scorpius plans to seduce Rosie’s mum.

Addictby Redcandle17 (#47)

Padma Patil is intelligent, respected, and successful. And she’s addicted to being fucked by some stupid ex-Death Eater wannabe just released from priboy.

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Twelve Dark Moonsby SophiaX (#48)

As a captive of Lord Voldemort, Luna Loveexcellent never assumed she would live past the first 24 hrs. Saved at first by her quick wit, Luna learns the depth of huguy evil…and becomes the Dark Lord’s biggest weakness.

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Roundaround Destinyby maryroyale (#49)

Hermione’s destiny is transformed by the Powers that Be. She is actors earlier to the Marauder’s Era wright here she is Hermione Potter, the pureblood fraternal twin sister of James Potter. She retains Hermione Granger’s memories, and is established to change her brother’s fate for the much better.

Kairosby cocoartist (#50)

He’d watched the swotty Gryffindor for years, jealously nursing his lust.

Be Mineby RZZMG (bonus #51)

Pansy Parkinson has actually constantly loved Draco Malfoy, but Blaise Zabini has actually always loved her. The story of a womale coming right into her very own & finding out that genuine love periodically stares you in the confront.

It Doesn’t Stop There…

Tright here are presently over 608,000 Harry Potter fan fictions on Fanfiction.net. Of course, they won’t all be good, but there’ll be somepoint to suit everyone! That’s not even considering the large number of fics on AO3, or assorted Livejournals. If you’re a newbie, try out these stories too!