Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday #42: Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige   
Expected Release: April 2014

Goodreads Synopsis
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 blue birds. 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 the yellow brick road, though—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:
Remove the Tin Woodman's heart.
Steal the Scarecrow's brain.
Take the Lion's courage.
Then and only then—Dorothy must die!
This sounds dark and intriguing!

What book are you looking forward to reading?


  1. I've been seeing this one around a lot lately and I love the sounds of it. Great pick! Thanks for stopping by my WoW post.

    - Kimberly @ Turning the Pages

  2. I'm dying to read this one. Have you read the short novella No Place Like Oz? It really sets up things nicely for this book!

    Thank you for visiting!! <3


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  3. Can't wait for this one too! Awesome pick!

    My WoW

  4. This sounds so good! I haven't seen it before, thanks for sharing!

    Here's my WoW

  5. This one sounds really good. I was fortunate enough to pick up a chapter sampler at NYC Comic Con and what I read was really intriguing.

  6. Great pick. Thanks for sharing!

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  7. Great pick. Sounds interesting.

    Happy Wednesday!

    My WoW

  8. Oh, I am enchanted! This does sound like a great alternate storyline...and thanks for sharing. Thanks for visiting my blog, too, and enjoy.

  9. I've not heard of this one, but I hope you get it and enjoy it :) Great pick!

    My WW!

  10. Awesome pick! I'm really looking forward to this one! I love retellings, and this cover is awesome! Thanks for sharing & stopping Bookmunchies (:

  11. I chose this one as my WoW pick recently too! It sounds SO GOOD. Have you read the prequel novella, No Place Like Oz? It sets the stage so well!

  12. Oh I want this book as well, I think it's going to be awesome! Thanks for sharing :-)

    Shaheen @ Speculating on SpecFic
    Check out what I'm waiting on!

  13. I've seen this one a couple of times, and I really really want it! Like today, lol! I love dark and intriguing! :D

  14. THis is the first time I've seen this one. I love the sound of it!! Thanks so much for sharing and for stopping by YA Book Addict

    Have a great day!!

  15. Dorothy Must Die is #1 on my list for books I can't wait for!

  16. OMG the blurb sounds great! I have to look it up on goodreads :D thanks for writing about it

    My WOW

  17. Oh, thank you for spotlighting this. I hadn't heard of it before and it sounds fantastic. I love retellings of classics, they are always so intriguing. I'm definitely adding this one to my TBR.

  18. Ooh, yeah! I am so excited for this one! This sounds crazy amazing. Great pick!!

    Rachel @ Paper Cuts

  19. Nice pick! I love that cover. Thanks for sharing!

  20. This is also in my TBR list! It sounds like such a twisted take on Dorothy's story and I'm really looking forward to it.

    Thanks for dropping by my WoW post! :D

    - Kazhy @ My Library in the Making


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