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Dorothy Must Die
Dorothy Must Die | Danielle Paige
The New York Times bestselling first book in a dark new series that reimagines the Oz saga, from debut author 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 tornadotaking you with ityou 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 a road of yellow brickbut 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 Gummand 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. AndDorothy must die.
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Michaelalynn
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You don't have to know every turn of the road in order to walk down it.

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Ended the month with 3 out of 5 🏝

#trappedonanisland @zuhkeeyah @aperfectmjk

Zuhkeeyah Nice! 👏🏾 1mo
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Smlambert725
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“I hate to break it to you, but just because someone has pretty hair and a good skin tone and a crown instead of a pointy hat doesn‘t mean she‘s not the baddest bitch this side of the emerald city.”
#August2022

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kelli7990
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Here‘s my review for a book I just finished listening to. This was a reread for me. It‘s 4:30 AM and I just finished this book. At first, I wasn‘t going to finish because I had 3 hours left in the audiobook and I could have easily gone to bed at 2 AM and finished later but I decided to just stay up late and finish it since it was getting good and I wanted to know how it was going to end.

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kelli7990
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Here is my reading progress for a book I‘m currently listening to. I did laundry and played Bubble Witch 3 Saga while listening to this. I‘m not finished doing laundry but I‘m not going to do the rest of it tonight. It‘s 4 AM and I still want to listen to the rest of this book. I‘m almost finished with this book. I have about 3 hours left in the audiobook.

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kelli7990
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Here is my reading progress for a book I‘m currently listening to. I‘m borrowing this one from Libby. I looked and saw that I only have 10 days left to borrow this book. I have to return it by July 25 but I feel like I should be able to finish it before then as long as I listen to this book everyday. I listened tonight for 3 hours so I feel like I made a lot of progress. I had 10 hrs left in the book before and now I have 8 hrs.

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kelli7990
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Here‘s my reading progress for a book I‘m currently listening to.

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kelli7990
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Here‘s my reading progress for the first book in this series that I‘m rereading. It‘s good so far.

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bthegood
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I really enjoyed this take on Wizard of Oz - Dorothy returns to Oz and ruins it - Amy is sent from Kansas (by a tornado) to save Oz - I have already started the 2nd book in the series - I don't always fall in love with a series (one and done) but this has me hooked 😀

Another book done (but no bingo) for #BookSpinBingo -

Make a great day everyone - 🌞

WJCintron YAY!!
I haven't finished it yet. 😭 Too many things on my plate, right now.
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bthegood
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Source: darlingquotes

#ThinkPositiveBePositive
Thx for the tag @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Make a great day everyone (and make some mistakes😊)

WJCintron 😃 🙌 5mo
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#BFC2022 @wanderinglynn
Doing well with #BookSpinBingo goal and fitness goal so far.

#AwesomeApril @Andrew65
Finished 4 of the 5 books , feel good about that.

Make a great day everyone. 😊

wanderinglynn Yay! 🙌🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 5mo
bthegood @wanderinglynn thx for support and hosting! 5mo
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#BookSpinBingo @TheAromaofBooks
#AwesomeApril @Andrew65

Making some progress - goal is to finish 4 currently reading (in red) for the readathon (finished Passengers the other day - yay)

Make a great day everyone - 🌞

Andrew65 Great 👏👏👏 6mo
WJCintron 🙌 😃 6mo
bthegood @Andrew65 thx for hosting - 6mo
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TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! Looking fabulous!! 6mo
bthegood @TheAromaofBooks thx for hosting - 6mo
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In this book. We go back to Oz but now Dorthy is the queen and she is Evil. Amy and the people that she meets in Oz work together to bring down Dorthy and kill her. We see the story through Amy‘s eyes and all of her thoughts and feeling about what‘s happening during her adventures and the internal struggles she goes through.

MissYaremcio Nicely done Ryder! I was just missing the label of the POV and the recommendation. 4.5/6 6mo
rydersenneker her pronouns are her/she and i give this book a 9/10 6mo
rydersenneker highly recommend it 6mo
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But what I really wanted to know as we soared into the clouds, the jeweled city burning below us and the Tin Woodman‘s evil heart still pulsing in my hand, was where Dorothy was. I didn‘t know what was going on or where I was going, but I knew one thing: this wasn‘t over. Even if I had failed tonight, at least I was one step closer. No matter how long it took—no matter who I had to destroy first—Dorothy was going to die.
#DorothyMustDie 🤍🤍🤍🤍🤍

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ᴛɪᴛʟᴇ: ᴅᴏʀᴏᴛʜʏ ᴍᴜꜱᴛ ᴅɪᴇ
ᴀᴜᴛʜᴏʀ: ᴅᴀɴɪᴇʟʟᴇ ᴘᴀɪɢᴇ
ꜱᴇʀɪᴇꜱ: ᴅᴏʀᴏᴛʜʏ ᴍᴜꜱᴛ ᴅɪᴇ

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4/5 for the first in this series! This book has been on my TBR for so long! I should have read it sooner. I loved this darker Wizard of Oz tale. Amy is a great character. I just loved her. I cannot wait to read the next book!

rubyslippersreads This wasn‘t a favorite, but I did like the “Easter eggs” for fans of the original books and the movie (like Amy having Judy Garland‘s real last name. 😊) 2y
Emmybird01 @rubyslippersreads I did notice that! I know I missed some but they are cool! 2y
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VioletMoonBooks
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I first discovered I was trash three days before my ninth birthday— one year after my father lost his job and moved to Secaucus to live with a woman named Crystal and four years before my mother had the car accident, started taking pills, and began exclusively wearing bedroom slippers instead of normal shoes.
#DorothyMustDie #DaniellePaige #firstline #openingline #book #books #bookphoto #bookphotos #Fantasy #YoungAdult #Retellings #Fiction 🖤🖤🖤

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cozypunk
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😲 awww! 🥰 The night before my mom's major surgery, I bought a used book, and she spotted this note from a past owner. What happened to the couple, and how did this book come to be resold? 🤔😭

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WeeWeegieBookworm
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New audiobook hold in so going to start it during a wee pokemon go adventure 😊
(trainer code is 3552 5302 5598 if anyone who plays wants a new friend 😜)
#AudioWalk #Pokemon

MariaW I just added you as friend. 😊 9mo
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jessinikkip
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"I know that you aren't ready, child. Just put one foot in front of the other. The rest will come with time."

ElizaMarie great great quote! 2y
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JoyfulChaos
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Really a fun read. Light and easy to get through. It was a good choice to read between busy times at work. I'm going to have to pick up the rest of this series now though!

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PumpkinSpice
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I absolutely love this book. I just wish there was more to Amy and Nox‘s relationship.

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JoyfulChaos
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I went to the theater last night. It was a beautiful and interactive showing about the lows of depression and finding the joys in life. At one point, the actor yells out, who has a book? Well of course I have a book! Lol The laughter as they read my book title and then commented, always bring a book the the theater. I'm pretty sure a few will be looking it up though lol

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JoyfulChaos
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On to my next TBR choice. This is a fun read so far.

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sofia.aniela
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Genre: Young Adult Fiction/Fantasy Fiction

Date Started: October 22, 2019

Date Completed: November 1, 2019

How did you choose this book: I had seen one of my old friends read this book, and decided to give it a try (the cover looked aesthetically pleasing).

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sofia.aniela Amy Gumm is a normal teenager from Kansas. She goes to school, lives in a trailer, and has a substance-abusing mother. When her mother leaves to party with her friends, Amy is left in the trailer by herself. A tornado hit, and somehow she ended up in Oz. A mysterious man named Pete guides her to Emerald City, and tells her about what's been going on in Oz. Dorothy, another human from Kansas, hasn‘t been the nicest of leaders. 3y
sofia.aniela She became magic hungry, draining out all the magic form different parts of Oz and placing it inside her castle. No one could do anything about this, because with one small order from Dorothy, they could be killed. Fortunately, there is one group that wants to stop Dorothy, but they aren‘t strong enough. When Amy arrives, they are confident she will be the one to kill Dorothy, as they we're from the same place. 3y
sofia.aniela She gets trained, goes through obstacles and even finds love on the way. When she finally faces Dorothy, things don‘t go so well.

Spoiler: Amy did not kill Dorothy.
(edited) 3y
sofia.aniela Protagonist: Amy Gumm, The Order (group that tries to stop Dorothy)
Antagonist: Dorothy, TIn man, Lion, Scarecrow, Glinda
3y
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AnotherAngstyTeen
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Met Danielle Paige @ YALLFest!

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RiverKScottWrites
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Mehso-so

I watched #TheWizardofOz in Technicolor every year at Easter. But when I was a kid, I must‘ve also read like 20 Oz books. Last night I spent a chunk of time down the Wikipedia rabbit hole last night trying to understand the Oz books copyright. Btw, if you donate at all, consider donating a coffee or two to Wikipedia.

And I finished Dorothy Must Die. Solid ⭐️⭐️⭐️ She did nail the creepy, though, gotta say. How many Oz books have you read? #yabooks

TheBookAddict I haven‘t read any, not even the original. I do want to read them though and I do own most of that series. I did go watch Wicked and loved it! 3y
OrangeMooseReads I have gotten through 5-6 of the Oz books. I started them after I started this series just to know more. I don‘t think I‘ve ever seen the movie all of the through. 3y
RiverKScottWrites @TheBookAddict Ohmigoodness I love Wicked so much! The books are just nothing at all like the movie. Part of that is so many authors. And part of it is that they were released so many, many decades apart. 3y
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RiverKScottWrites @OrangeMooseReads Aren‘t they strange? I do think it helps make the Dorothy Must Die series more enjoyable when you know a little about the originals. 3y
OrangeMooseReads @RiverKScottWrites they are strange. They got to be a little too strange and I had to take a break. 3y
TheBookAddict @RiverKScottWrites yes, the play was amazing! I love The Wizard of Oz movie. For some reason it‘s one of the ones I choose to watch this season. Don‘t know why, but it‘s thrown in with our annual Christmas movies we watch in December. 🤷🏽‍♀️ 3y
RiverKScottWrites @OrangeMooseReads haha fair enough ☺️ 3y
RiverKScottWrites @TheBookAddict It‘s a good ritual movie. I can see adding it to the Christmas season. You know, I might do that too! 3y
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“no matter how tough you think you are, there are certain things that just get to you, and they‘re usually the little things. the ones you don‘t expect.“

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CindyMyLifeIsLit
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I was SO excited about the world promised in this book, and so disappointed by the the delivery. What this could have been in the hands of, say, Brom, would have been amazing! Instead, it‘s a Mary Sue tale that falls apart at the end.

TheBookAddict Sad to hear, especially since I own most of the books in the series. Luckily I got them on one of BookOutlet‘s sales. I‘ll still read them, since I own them. Hopefully I like them when I get to them. 🤷🏽‍♀️ 3y
CindyMyLifeIsLit @TheBookAddict Yes, don‘t go by my opinion! I have friends who hate some of my very favorite books, and if I had been guided by them I would have missed out on books that are very important to me. Everyone has different tastes, so good luck with them! 3y
TheBookAddict So true. Thank you. 🙂 3y
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ShyBookOwl
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Intrigued.

ericareadslibros Oh wow this has been on my Kindle for a long time. I haven‘t read it yet. Curious to know your thoughts 😊 3y
ShyBookOwl @ericareadslibros so far, it's entertaining. It's a pretty straightforward way of discussing the danger of letting power go to your head. The main character is kind of annoying but I guess all teenagers are 😂 3y
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Mrsmurphy
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I love how they take the original and add on to it. I think if you are looking for a book to read this is a really good one. It keeps you on your toes

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Princessss
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Fantasy Fiction
September 10 2019
September 20 2019
pg# 452 = 2 books
borrowed from a friend.
It is about a young girl in high school named Amy Gumm who is constantly being bullied and abused by her mother. Similar to the “Wizard of Oz“ fairy tale, she gets sucked into a tornado and is transported to Oz. Throughout the book, she goes through a whole mission inside the Emerald Palace meeting many characters from the original tale “Wizard of Oz“.

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Twainy
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I normally steer clear of YA ... angsty teen romance or sparkly vampires really aren‘t my preferred genres ... but this was pretty good. I like the source material and Amy seems believable in her role. Not sharing “the plan” really moved the story along as I wanted to see where it was going. Thank you Hoopla, this was an audiobook review. ⭐️⭐️⭐️7/8 ... Happy Sunday 😁

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BookishMum92
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When the title of the book is mentioned in the book and you get all excited ☺️

#NerdyGirl #BookishExcitement

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BookishMum92
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Tea and a good book to start the day

rather_be_reading welcome to litsy 📚☕📚 @LitsyWelcomeWagon 3y
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GidgetsTreasures75
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7-17-19: My 58th finished book of 2019! #dorothymustdie #daniellepaige 👍🏼📖#️⃣5️⃣8️⃣

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OrangeMooseReads
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I liked this twist on ‘The Wizard of Oz‘ and Dorothy. Amy Gum and her trailer are swept up from Kansas in a tornado. Nothing is what she thought and nobody is who she thinks. She is recruited by revolutionary witches but can she do the task she was recruited for?
The writing isn‘t the greatest but the story makes it tolerable. The narrator is good. I have my issues with the story but I can get passed those and enjoy it.

ulrichyumiodd I read a few pages a few months ago and couldn‘t get into it. I‘ll have to try again someday! 3y
OrangeMooseReads @ulrichyumiodd it took a bit to get interesting. 3y
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OrangeMooseReads
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Getting my hair did and listening to my book. #multitaskreader

CouronneDhiver Nice. What‘d you get done? 3y
OrangeMooseReads @CouronneDhiver got my wisdom highlights covered lol 😆 3y
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OrangeMooseReads
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None of my audiobooks were striking me so I downloaded Libby on my phone and found one that did strike me. So far not bad, I‘m only 45 minutes in. I love a good retelling/twist to an old story/fairytale.
Also happily it is only 74% humidity! No chowder walk this morning. #bfcr2

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Amy gets in #trouble at school but ends up in even more trouble after surviving a tornado.
#julycoldplay @Eggs
#polylibre

Eggs 👏🏻🤗👏🏻💗 3y
JaclynW I love your bookend! 3y
mydearwatson @JaclynW Thank you! 3y
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Pearrr
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Day One 📚

TheDrunkenLibrarian Such a good series!!! 3y
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GardenJess
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How fast have you listened to audiobooks? I procrastinated (again) and really do want to finish this by book club tonight. 1.75 is going pretty well so far.