53 of 57 people found the following review helpful
I'm sure everyone's heard of The West Wing by now; but if you've been living under a rock at the bottom of the ocean, let me fill you in on the basics; The West Wing, as per the title, chronicles the exploits of a left-wing Presidency led by President Bartlett (Martin Sheen), who is magnificent as always, Press Secretary C.J. Cregg (Allison Janney), Toby Ziegler (Richard Schiff), Sam Seaborne (Rob Lowe), Joshua Lyman (Bradley Whitford) and Leo McGarry (John Spencer). Now, when anyone mentions TWW to the uninitiated, they usually come back with one of two responses:
1) Who cares about some American political drama? I'll never understand the jargon anyway!
2) No sex or car crashes? You… Read more
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
I've been reading Harry Potter since the beginning, and amidst all the hype of this book, I was worried about whether or not it could live up to ludicrous amount of hype that surrounded its launch. Well, it did!
The new characters in the book are interesting, but it is very heavily plotted - not a problem if you're a Potter fan already, but for newcomers it's a bit daunting. Harry and co. are growing up now, so it's time for the obligatory smushy bits... and then a death. I'm not going to say who it is, but suffice to say it is a major death...
Be warned however - this book is a major page-turner... I started reading and then finished the same day, bleary eyed, unaware that I'd been… Read more