Book Review: DOROTHY MUST DIE by Danielle Paige

By Lauren Herstik

Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige

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. I know the song about the rainbow and the happy little bluebirds. But I never expected Oz to look like this. To be a place where Good Witches can’t be trusted, Wicked Witches may just be the good guys, and winged monkeys can be executed for acts of rebellion. There’s still a yellow brick road—but even that’s crumbling.

What happened? Dorothy.

They say she found a way to come back to Oz. They say she seized power and the power went to her head. And now no one is safe.

My name is Amy Gumm – and I’m the other girl from Kansas.

I’ve been recruited by the Revolutionary Order of the Wicked.

I’ve been trained to fight.

And I have a mission.

The way the words would have it, there’s a fierce girl army getting ready to rise up and take down whatever mean girls or oppressive government regimes might stand in their way, all while maintaining …read more

Source: Nerdist

    

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.