Yet another great review from Budimir Teen Advisory Group’s Elizabeth.
Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige
Genre: Teen Fantasy
“I didn’t ask for any of this. I didn’t ask to be some kind of hero. But when your whole life gets swept up by a tornado – taking you with it – you have no choice but to go along, you know?
Sure, I’ve read the books. I’ve seen the movies. But I never expected Oz to look like this. A place where good Witches can’t be trusted and Wicked Witches just might be the good guys. A place where even the yellow brick road is crumbling.
What happened? Dorothy.
I am Amy Gumm – and I’m the other girl from Kansas. I’ve been recruited by the Revolutionary Order of the Wicked, and I’ve been given a mission:
Remove the Tin Woodman’s heart.
Steal the Scarecrow’s Brain.
Take the Lion’s courage.
And then – DOROTHY MUST DIE.”
Just by reading the synopsis, you’d think the Dorothy Must Die series is just another take of the original. But the thing is, it’s totally different. It’s not a twist on the story itself, exactly, but a continuing story. What happened after Dorothy left. Nobody knows if she stayed in Kansas or not. Except of course, Danielle Paige, who has been kind enough to share the story…
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