Astarael-11
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Joined 04-27-06, id: 522404, Profile Updated: 05-13-11
Author has written 4 stories for Romance.

Hello,

I'm Astarael-11, sometimes also known simply as aa, and I love reading, music, watching tv, movies and anime.

Favourite Books/Authors: How to Make a Bird and The Slightly True Story of Cedar B. Hartley Who Planned to Live an Unusual Life by Martine Murray, Extrememly Loud and Incredibly Close and Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer (my favourite books of all time), William Nicholson (The Noble Warriors series as well as the Wind on Fire series), Orhan Pamuk (My Name is Red), Meg Cabot (anything by her really), Raymond E. Feist (anything by him), anything by Tracy Chevalier, Sheryl Jordan (the only NZ author I like), Garth Nix (anything by him but the Old Kingdom Trilogy is simply amazing), Fiona McIntosh (amazing fantasy writer), A Thousand Spendid Suns and Kiterunner by Khaled Hosseini, Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Love in the Time of Cholera), David Almond (anything by him), Robert Jordan (wrote the epic Wheel of Time series)

Favourite Music: The Killers, Steriogram, Evermore, Blindspott, Bonobo, Silverchair, Muse, Snowpatrol, Putumayo compilations, Florence + the Machine

Favourite TV Shows: Family Guy, Dexter, Gilmore Girls, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Arrested Development, Bewitched, Get Smart, The Nanny, Ellen, Friends, Thank God You're Here, Whose Line is it Anyway, So You Think You Can Dance (probably the only reality show I like), Ugly Betty, Sinchronicity, Flight of the Conchords, The Big Bang Theory, Extras, The Office (the British version of course), The Middle, Spongebob Squarepants

Favourite Anime: Fruits Basket, Cowboy Beebop (probably the best anime ever made), Skip Beat, Ouran High School Host Club, La Cordo Doro, Samurai Champloo, Darker Than Black

Favourite Movies: The Bourne trilogy, The Lives of Others, In the Loop, The Triplets of Belleville, The Last King of Scotland, Billy Elliot, The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Chocolat (probably the only case where the movie was better than the book), Amelie, anything by Hiyao Miyazaki

And that's pretty much me in a nutshell.

I pretty much write for the fun of it and just to have a creative outlet, nothing else. I don't have any ambitions of ever getting published but it would be great if you had any constructive criticism for my stories so that if and when I write more I can get better.

Quote: "I never forget a face but I'll make an exception in your case"- Groucho Marx

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So Much to Learn by Jessie L. Star - AKA star123 reviews
Complete After a rather hideous break up with her boyfriend due to her inability to 'put out', Talia bullies her brother's best friend into teaching her the complexities of a 'full' relationship. Turns out uni courses have nothing on life lessons! **Removed and now available on Amazon and Smashwords!**
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 34 - Words: 10,024 - Reviews: 2996 - Favs: 3,694 - Follows: 581 - Updated: 2/23 - Published: 8/5/2005 - Complete
Private Lives, Public Property by Jessie L. Star - AKA star123 reviews
It's not easy to pretend you're in love for the sake of teenagers and housewives across the country but top footballer Lucas Goodspeed and shy, romantic Isobel Saunders soon discover that convincing themselves that they're not in love might be even harder. **Removed and now available on Amazon and Smashwords!**
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 22 - Words: 8,299 - Reviews: 3186 - Favs: 3,450 - Follows: 1,430 - Updated: 2/23 - Published: 4/16/2007 - Complete
His Eyes by pen-ink reviews
When Amy answers an ad to babysit a boy, little does she suspect that he's her age! Meet Tristan, a rich 18 year old who's recently gone blind…and he's not at all interested in being helped. Or so he thinks. [PUBLISHED]
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 502 - Reviews: 2531 - Favs: 1,326 - Follows: 267 - Updated: 12/15/2013 - Published: 3/18/2005 - Complete
When in Rome by SweetUnknown reviews
Fix-ups are the worst for Kate, who hasn't trusted a man since her father took off. So when the gods send her back to Ancient Rome and into the arms of a famous gladiator, she's certainly going to have something to say about it. Even if he is her soulmate
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Fantasy/Romance - Chapters: 27 - Words: 156,025 - Reviews: 899 - Favs: 1,524 - Follows: 611 - Updated: 9/18/2013 - Published: 3/7/2011 - Complete
There is no Prince Charming! by C.M.Ortega reviews
Jen has had it with romance. Forget dating. Forget men. Forget it! Until she finds a mysterious book. Through a series of freak events, she gets sucked in, literally. And of course, the book just happens to be a...romance! But there's a catch. Since she was sucked in, the main heroine was booted out. Now she has to find her way home or lose it all, including her heart!
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Fantasy - Chapters: 5 - Words: 22,140 - Reviews: 422 - Favs: 403 - Follows: 139 - Updated: 8/12/2013 - Published: 9/8/2009
Willful Wisdom by Priscilla Shay reviews
Regency Spy Romance.England 1814-Will and Sophia,can the two overcome their differences to save lives or kill each other in the process? Love,betrayal,spies,codes,murder; Full summary in profile. Reviews are love
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 9 - Words: 1,886 - Reviews: 162 - Favs: 78 - Follows: 49 - Updated: 1/13/2013 - Published: 7/2/2008 - Complete
The Broken Road by MandyHubbard reviews
I am the published author of PRADA & PREJUDICE, a novel for teens now in stores nationwide! **** 1803: Lillian Paine disguises herself as a servant in order to escape her guardian. Logan, Earl of Harskbury has plans for her that only include seduction.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 26 - Words: 86,720 - Reviews: 714 - Favs: 1,255 - Follows: 138 - Updated: 2/24/2012 - Published: 2/19/2005 - Complete
A Life Guide to Prolonging the Inevitable by EruptingFender9 reviews
Video games and comic books are not cool. Charlie Moyer knows this. She doesn't need a constant reminder—especially from her worst enemy. But when she comes back five years later without the glasses and braces, Shane Griffith is first on her list.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 48,089 - Reviews: 177 - Favs: 304 - Follows: 124 - Updated: 2/13/2012 - Published: 8/22/2011 - Complete
Icy Shores by AlijaS117 reviews
Did you really think I was letting you go?" "W... what do you want?" He chuckled, as he pressed closer to me, I could feel his breath on my lips as he whispered, "I thought I already told you, we are bonded for eternity."
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 6,899 - Reviews: 57 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 60 - Updated: 11/27/2011 - Published: 7/30/2009
Cupid's Granddaughter by GermanSam reviews
I'm like every other person who was forced into their profession. I hate it, the hours are long, I work for my grandfather, and I'm not allowed to fall in love. Piece of cake right? *Full Summary Inside*
Fiction: Mythology - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 228 - Reviews: 985 - Favs: 673 - Follows: 231 - Updated: 9/17/2011 - Published: 7/7/2010 - Complete
To Save a Rebel by Armith-Greenleaf reviews
REMOVED / Clean-cut Maria Lucia Reyes decides to cross society-dirt Logan Grayson's path. He thinks she's a mildly amusing stalker, until she digs in too deep. But what if he just can't afford his own dirt to be unearthed?
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 23 - Words: 207 - Reviews: 180 - Favs: 92 - Follows: 79 - Updated: 3/28/2011 - Published: 9/17/2010 - Complete
Love Game by All Over You reviews
She's the sarcastic bitchy girl. He's the panty-dropping manwhore. The only rule of the game: Don't fall in love. Who ever falls first, loses. COMPLETE. REMOVED.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 20 - Words: 2,026 - Reviews: 1345 - Favs: 1,540 - Follows: 379 - Updated: 5/19/2010 - Published: 7/25/2009 - Complete
Of Dukes and Peasants by Lenah. C reviews
On the summer of 1861, six year old Serena Fallows suffered humiliation in the hands of the Duke of Norton. So what's she supposed to do when they meet years after? Why, throw a shoe at one of the most respected gentlemen in English society of course!
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 38 - Words: 90,414 - Reviews: 1058 - Favs: 975 - Follows: 305 - Updated: 2/23/2010 - Published: 6/19/2009 - Complete
The Good Girl Guide to Getting the Bad Boy by The 2nd Mrs de Winter reviews
Andy thought her life was set, she would marry her dream man and live happily ever after. But when he dumps her she has no choice but to move on, the only problem is that her rebound guy turns out to be her new boss! Oh My!
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Humor - Chapters: 18 - Words: 75,402 - Reviews: 434 - Favs: 881 - Follows: 258 - Updated: 6/19/2009 - Published: 9/24/2008 - Complete
Cinderella Never Saw This One Coming by Sally Can Wait reviews
[COMPLETE] Let me tell you, if Cinderella had tried on MY shoes for a day, she would have gotten her magic pumpkin kicked from once upon a time to happily ever after. But if the shoe fits...
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 24 - Words: 75,799 - Reviews: 863 - Favs: 800 - Follows: 155 - Updated: 1/12/2009 - Published: 10/20/2006 - Complete
Boys Suck and Other Crackpot Theories by The 2nd Mrs de Winter reviews
Clip-“See, Kyle likes Kim, Kim likes Mike and Mike likes me.” “Who do you like?” “I like meaningless impersonal sex. But I’m on the wagon right now. I’ve taken a vow of celibacy.”
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 23 - Words: 135,168 - Reviews: 226 - Favs: 441 - Follows: 80 - Updated: 11/13/2008 - Published: 10/15/2008 - Complete
A Little Bit Crazy by TurtleGoddess reviews
Carrie, a self-proclaimed book nerd, thought she would spend a quiet summer working at Angelo's, a crazy Italian pizza place. She didn't think a weird guy would come into the restaurant and hit on her - or that he would actually be a spy from Pizza Hut.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 18 - Words: 63,636 - Reviews: 537 - Favs: 637 - Follows: 202 - Updated: 7/11/2008 - Published: 3/18/2007 - Complete
Over You by verita reviews
Charlie thought she found The One. So when he dumps her out of the blue for his ex, she does the only thing that makes sense: she gets even. COMPLETE.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 14 - Words: 45,687 - Reviews: 377 - Favs: 908 - Follows: 133 - Updated: 1/13/2008 - Published: 9/27/2007 - Complete
S E X and Other Words of Love by recreated reviews
I said the word 'sex' and he thought I was cool. But we were just seven and I doubt saying anything now could make him notice me at all. {Complete}
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 12 - Words: 27,548 - Reviews: 793 - Favs: 517 - Follows: 58 - Updated: 9/10/2005 - Published: 2/20/2005
A Thing Called Love by Dominique reviews
COMPLETE When Neve believes her life is back on track, Chris, a rich man with his own secrets, arrives on the scene. Forced into working together, the pair forms an odd relationship. Neve is always ready for anything, but she isn’t prepared for Bentley.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 13 - Words: 41,829 - Reviews: 74 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 2/1/2005 - Published: 5/3/2003 - Complete
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Season for Love reviews
COMPLETE. Kate's brother has fallen in love but the parents of the love of his life don't approve of him. He enlists the help of Kate to fix this problem and everything seems to be going well until Kate meets Andrew. Regency
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 37 - Words: 38,365 - Reviews: 89 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 8/3/2012 - Published: 1/20/2010 - Complete
From Your Faithful Friend reviews
David Wentworth is amazed to find that he is to become guardian of his best friend's beautiful sister, Isabel. What he doesn't count on is meddling relatives, enamoured suitors and the mystery surrounding her companion, Belinda
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 23 - Words: 36,678 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 10/30/2011 - Published: 5/7/2011
Winters' Dreams reviews
Laurel is just a simple maid at the castle of Merin but she manages to help three different people and in return, one gives her a favour, one gives her his heart and the other, gives her his hand in marriage
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Fantasy - Chapters: 23 - Words: 25,235 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 10/22/2011 - Published: 2/2/2010
Opening Buds of Spring reviews
COMPLETE. Avriel's father is disappointed with her from the very beginning and all because she wasn't born a boy. Then one day when Avriel decides to confront her father, he exiles her and from then on her life is never the same again...
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Fantasy - Chapters: 27 - Words: 24,189 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 1/20/2010 - Published: 5/1/2006 - Complete