Recently, I have been reading Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige. I think that I'm in that odd stage in which I can't really decide if I am really loving it or really hating it. There are things that are awful about it, but there are also some really unique aspects of it, and I can't seem to put it down. Nevertheless, I am still eagerly looking forward to the sequel which comes out March 31 of this month! I can't give you the synopsis without giving away the first book, so here is the summary from Dorothy Must Die.
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
"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.