Arianna Wings
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Joined 07-10-03, id: 364262, Profile Updated: 07-05-12
Author has written 16 stories for Young Adult, Fantasy, Fantasy, General, Essay, Life, and General.

As of today, I'm starting a new system for doing my reviews (though, in truth, I rarely ever review). This is mostly with new stories that I find when I'm browsing through, and this little paragraph is for those people who are confused by my reviews. I've actually been doing this for awhile, but this just kind of makes it 'official.' Anyway, what I do is I count how many mistakes are made, and if there are five or more in thefirst chapter, I probably won't read on, but I will finish that first chapter. These mistakes do not include spelling (unless it's really, really bad - and if you're using spellcheck, it shouldn't be a prolem in the first place) or confused hymonyms. They include things like subject-verb disagreement, juvenile vocabulary (unless it's in dialogue and adds an effect), redundancy, run-on sentences and incorrect tense. In my review, I'll either tell you that you had less than the five mistakes, or that you did have five or more mistakes and in which paragraphs they appeared (ex. 'Five mistakes in the first twelve paragraphs'). This will be followed by an HONEST opinion of where I think you are with your writing. I don't believe in sucking up to other authors so that they'll give me a good review in return.

Great Reads:
The Last Mermaid by Shana Abé
Tithe: A Modern Fairy-tale by Holly Black
I was a Teenage Fairy by Francesca Lia Block
Enchantment by Orson Scott Card
Kushiel's Legacy Series by Jaqueline Carey
The Belgariard Series by David Eddings
The Blue Roan Child by Jamieson Findlay (A MUST READ!)
Saddle the Wind by Jess Foley
The Wizard's Ward by Deborah Hale
The Destined Queen by Deborah Hale
A Murder for Her Majesty by Beth Hilgartner
Green Angel by Alice Hoffman
The Stravaganza Trilogy by Mary Hoffman
The Captive by Victoria Holt
Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
The Raging Quiet by Sherryl Jordan
The Ordinary Princess by M.M. Kaye
Hawk of May by Ann Lawrence
Ever After by Wendy Loggin
The Sevenwaters Trilogy by Juliet Marillier
Wolfskin by Juliet Marillier
Foxmask by Juliet Marillier
Sloppy Firsts by Megan McCafferty
Second Helpings by Megan McCafferty
The Forgotten Beasts of Eld by Patricia A. McKillip
Deerskin by Robin McKinley
An Earthly Knight by Janet Mcnaughton
Bloody Jack Series by L.A. Meyer
The Prince by Elizabeth Minogue
Zel by Donna Jo Napoli
Shade's Children by Garth Nix
The Abhorsen Triology by Garth Nix (I don't think it's actually called that, but that's basically what it is.)
The Granite Shield by Fiona Patton
Trickster's Choice by Tamora Pierce
Tickster's Queen by Tamora Pierce
The Mark of the Lion Triology by Francine Rivers
Summers at Castle Auburn by Shannon Shinn
A Walk to Remember by Nicholas Sparks (book's way better than the movie)
The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare
Nobody's Son by Sean Stewart
Jackaroo by Cynthia Voight
Wings of a Falcon by Cynthia Voight

Books to Avoid:
The Devil Gets His Due by Peter Brandvold
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
The First Princess of Wales by Karen Harper
A Year and a Day by Virginia Henley

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Hiring a Hooligan by Deena reviews
Determined to put the fear of God into the racist homophobe who messed up her best friend, mild-mannered Jane Hazelton resorts to hiring a thug to do the job. Trouble is, said thug isn’t interested in money, he’s interested in her. **COMPLETED**
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 14 - Words: 110,036 - Reviews: 2359 - Favs: 3,536 - Follows: 807 - Updated: 8/23/2013 - Published: 9/3/2005 - Complete
Tabby Cat by Danielle Night reviews
COMPLETE It is not acceptable for a proper young miss to Aenter a tavern, Bnot wear mourning colours when in mourning and Ckiss a man she's not related to. But then, fate usually has the upper hand over propriety.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 16 - Words: 52,074 - Reviews: 212 - Favs: 234 - Follows: 30 - Updated: 8/6/2006 - Published: 11/8/2005 - Complete
The Truth About AGCS Girls by Peregrine Nahima reviews
Grown men dream about them. Other girls roll their eyes at them. It just goes to show what a world of fools this is.
Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 5,187 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 3/14/2006 - Published: 9/8/2005
Petals by Danielle Night reviews
COMPLETE In nineteenth century London, it isn't considered proper for a young lady to send flowers to a healthy young bachelor. But when Adrian Morey receives a bouquet with a challenge, he can't help but be intrigued.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 18 - Words: 35,743 - Reviews: 926 - Favs: 1,799 - Follows: 154 - Updated: 9/1/2005 - Published: 1/23/2005 - Complete
The Nymphen Fae by Rothwyn Escarlata reviews
She was born a disgrace, deformed in the eyes of the nymphs and cast from the royal status of her mother to the lowliest of wretched existences, but the child has a destiny that will not be thwarted. Rated for sexual themes...we ARE dealing with nymphs..
Fiction: Mythology - Rated: M - English - Romance/Fantasy - Chapters: 11 - Words: 26,047 - Reviews: 71 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 12/1/2004 - Published: 11/21/2003
Hollywood Fairytale by Flawless Storm reviews
When Kiernan Maitland went missing, it was up to me to find him. Me... find an actor who is known to be terrifying, both on and off the screen. How would I know that finding him would set off my own Hollywood fairytale. Short story.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,822 - Reviews: 94 - Favs: 320 - Follows: 24 - Published: 7/1/2004 - Complete by Stephentchel reviews
Ever wonder why your submitted stories never seem to get reviews? Read about one of my typical visits to this admittedly wonderful site (in the dreaded "stream-of-conscious" format) to find out what the problems might be.
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,087 - Reviews: 98 - Favs: 45 - Published: 7/6/2001
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Heart on the Fang reviews
When his only companion goes missing, Raul sets out to find him, leaving behind the relative safety of the Midnight Forest. The past he's tried so hard to forget, however, only follows him.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 37,060 - Reviews: 70 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 43 - Updated: 6/25/2009 - Published: 7/5/2006
The Quirks and Quibbles of Online Fiction reviews
There are a lot of things that bug me about online fiction. I don't expect to make a change I just want to talk about it... or rant, really. This will be updated weekly.
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 5 - Words: 4,673 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 8/26/2007 - Published: 7/29/2007
Leaving reviews
Grade 12 poetry diary. Continuation of Learning, Growing and Accepting.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 7 - Words: 1,298 - Reviews: 1 - Updated: 5/13/2007 - Published: 10/1/2006
Fear Not the Wolves reviews
COMPLETE The first daughter ever born into the tribe of the Wolves, Bryony struggled all her life to keep up with her clan brothers. The gods have other plans, however; plans that draw her away from her secluded warrior tribe.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Fantasy - Chapters: 54 - Words: 109,724 - Reviews: 643 - Favs: 492 - Follows: 70 - Updated: 6/13/2006 - Published: 10/18/2003
Learning reviews
Grade eleven poetry diary. Continuation of Growing and Accepting.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 7 - Words: 1,136 - Reviews: 3 - Updated: 5/18/2006 - Published: 11/4/2005
Hanging UpsideDown reviews
An orphan discovers her past. One shot.
Fiction: General - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,867 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Published: 11/1/2005
Say Refuge reviews
Dara's life was filled with the toil of poverty and the fear of Lingard's harem, but ridding herself of that only seems to bring about new complications as she joins Garghan's one and only true noble in his rebellion against the Serpentess.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 14 - Words: 24,898 - Reviews: 48 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 8/10/2005 - Published: 9/3/2004
Growing reviews
Grade Ten poetry diary. Continuation of Accepting.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 6 - Words: 1,287 - Reviews: 2 - Updated: 5/23/2005 - Published: 10/21/2004
About Me reviews
Autobiographic essay I wrote for an MSN writer's group and thought I'd put up here.
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,439 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Published: 5/3/2005
Laralaine reviews
COMPLETE. She lost all emotion to the sea. She lost her soul to the void where her emotions should have been. She thought she lost her heart as well. Until he came.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 31 - Words: 47,259 - Reviews: 299 - Favs: 135 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 9/2/2004 - Published: 9/6/2003
Whisper Safety reviews
COMPLETED A kingdom lost in tragedy, their true rulers long dead and their freedom lost. A prophecy of one last, dying hope and a youth meant to fulfill it.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Tragedy - Chapters: 19 - Words: 29,360 - Reviews: 37 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 8/30/2004 - Published: 12/9/2003
Writer's Block reviews
A little pixie was flitting around in my head.
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 689 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/13/2004
Accepting reviews
A sort of diary of all the poetry from my grade nine year. Updates will be irregular as I only write poems when the mood strikes me or when I have to do it for school.
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 9 - Words: 1,459 - Reviews: 1 - Updated: 5/15/2004 - Published: 10/16/2003
Thaliana reviews
A girl was washed up on the shores of a beach, the only survivor of the ship on which she sailed. She was taken in by a merchant family, growing up in ignorance of the greatness into which she had been born into.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 3,386 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 11/15/2003 - Published: 10/18/2003
Which Box to Choose reviews
Just something I wrote for school. It's supposed to be a dream.
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: K - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 130 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/8/2003
The Child and the Lioness reviews
About a young girl and a lioness, and the friendship they find. Rather old. If you don't like tragedies, I don't advise reading this.
Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,895 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 8/8/2003