Reading Reviews for Just A Pretty Face
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Review #1, by livmarie 10th Anniversary

13th May 2015:
I cannot express how much I loved this piece! You've touched on a theme that doesn't get nearly enough attention and done so in a beautiful way!

Author's Response: Hi there!

Thank you for this absolutely wonderful review!

Lo ♥

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Review #2, by greenbirds 10th Anniversary

11th January 2014:
omg wow! what a plot twist- i so did not see that coming. obviously it's sad that he's blind but it's also very bittersweet. this is the perfect fluff and the ending put a smile on my face; i loved it! the only criticism i have is that the accent you wrote in for gabrielle made it a bit difficult to follow the dialogue, but that's probably just me being slow.
no, i really enjoyed it. happy review swap! bea xx

Author's Response: Hi!

Yay for plot twists! And yay for fluff! I'm glad I did it right! And yes, I know the accent is difficult to follow, but I tried to keep it consistent with Fleur's accent from the books, as well as from my own experience with French people speaking English.

Thank you so much! This review swap was so much fun!

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Review #3, by Secret Santa :) 10th Anniversary

30th December 2013:

Another good story!

To see Gabrielle demonstrating that she was a person instead of relying on her heritage was very well written.

It seems like Richard and Gabrielle would have a very good chance of making a cute couple!

Good job!
Secret Santa!

Author's Response: Hello!

Thank you! That means a lot to me! And yes, Richard and Gabrielle are so cute together!

Thank you!

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Review #4, by BLONDEbehaviour 10th Anniversary

8th December 2013:
Hiya Lo!

I saw that you had written this idea of yours! So I thought I'd come have a lookie and a review :)

I really like it! I think your twist of making Richard blind makes it just perfect for Gabrielle, and you did well in making her broken english work in this story, as it can be hard to write sometimes!

Anywhoo, I like this Lo, I think you've done a great job :)

Author's Response: Hi!

I'm really glad you like it! And yay for broken English! I'm glad I did that right considering half of my family is French!

And yay! I'm super glad you like it and I'm so happy you think I did a great job!

Thank you so much!

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Review #5, by Red_headed_juliet 10th Anniversary

6th December 2013:
Awh! It's so cute! As soon as he asked the question about the bread, I thought he may be blind. Very sweet. I think it's quite well put together. Not too cheesy, I mean, it's not like they were vowing their unending love for one another after a few minutes civil conversation. It's just sweet. +] As far as CC, it seems like the only suggestion I can give is the line "he could make even the straight-faced man smile" into "even the most straight-facecd man". Seriously... I'm grasping for straws here, that's all I got. +] Very nice.

Author's Response: Hey!

Yay! I'm glad you thought it was cute! And yay for not too much cheeseyness! And I will go look over and fix that CC (thanks for pointing that out by the way)!

Thank you so much for this wonderful review!

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Review #6, by house elf 10th Anniversary

6th December 2013:
Ahh I really enjoyed this! Richard's 'stunning' comment was made all the more touching when you realise he actually wasn't referring to her pretty face :P So sweet (and sad). I also thought her pronunciation of 'Ree-chard' was a cute, realistic touch.

Lovely story :D

Author's Response: Hi!

Yay! I'm glad you enjoyed this! And yes, Richard is such a sweetie! And yes, French pronunciation is something I'm quite adept in and I think it's so cute and adorable when it's something like that.

Thank you so much!

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Review #7, by Rumpelstiltskin 10th Anniversary

6th December 2013:
So this was a cute idea! I don't think that I've ever read a story featuring Fleur Delacour's little sister as the main character before.

The premise was sweet. I love Gabrielle's envy upon observing the relationships around her. Gabrielle just wants to be seen for something other than her looks, which I found to be quite a charming idea for a story!

Unsanitary things? That made me laugh, but I do feel bad for Gabrielle.

You even changed Oliver to Olivier when Gabrielle spoke his name? Aw, the little things :). I love that you did that, it just adds that much more to the story!

Oh, and the ending was perfect! What better way to have somebody fall in love with who you are (beyond your appearance) than to be with a blind man. That was absolutely perfect!

Oh, light and fluffy. That's just what I needed; fantastic job!


Author's Response: Hi!

I know! Gabrielle doesn't really get much fanfic time, so that's why I decided to write about her!

And I'm glad you liked the premise! And poor Gabrielle, with wanting to be more than just a pretty girl, and her horrible ex!

And yes, I know an Oliver and whenever I meet his mother (a very French woman), she always says Olivier, so I definitely wanted to put that in there!

Yay! I'm glad you liked the ending! And yay! My first real completely fluff piece! I'm glad you liked it!

Thank you so much Rumpel!

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Review #8, by LilyLou 10th Anniversary

6th December 2013:
Review swap!

This is so sweet! I'm in love with it! Ahh a spin off would be great. Richard seemed to sweet and Gabrielle was sweet as well. I did like the George Weasley bit as well James.

I really enjoyed this. It was very well written, I must say.

If you had any concerns, I really wouldn't worry. I thought this was great (I'm beginning to be redundant)

Great job!


Author's Response: Hi!

Ooh spinoff! I'm thinking about it, but I guess time will tell! And yay! I'm glad you enjoyed this! And don't worry, redundancy makes me happy!

Thank you so so so much!

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