4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
I usually try to stay away from utterly enormous hypes (ie harry potter, lord of the rings), and I successfully did that until a little earlier this year, after this fifth book came out. So perhaps my opinion may differ from other reviewers here, since I didn't have to wait that long period of time in between book 4 and 5, where many people's anticipation was wearing thin.
The Order of the Phoenix had an incredible plot. It was original and interesting, and it was not a disappointment. I am glad that we are now looking through the eyes of an older harry, and that we are dealing with more "adult" situations, such as politics, or media hype.
However, with Harry's growth also comes… Read more