Dorothy Must Die - YA Review by Ella O

Reader: Ella O.
Age: 13
Title: Dorothy Must Die
Author: Danielle Paige
Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books
Pub Date: 04/01/14
Galley: Yes
Top 25: Yes
Convince us to read the book:  I like the character development of the main character Amy and how she uses her past to help her. I also like the dialogue because it works with the story and the characters, and it's not to a point where it's too vulgar for some readers.
Memorable or Forgettable: Well the ending FOR SURE made it memorable for me and the storyline was well written so that made it memorable as well.
Cover: The cover did tempt me and it does reflect the contents perhaps even by giving people the false security of the old Dorothy and not the monster she has become.
Age Range: 14 through 15
Quality: 4Q Better than most
Popularity: 4P Broad general teen appeal
Additional Comments: I look forward to the next book and hope it can be as good as the first.
Annotation: The story of Oz after Dorothy and when she comes back. There's a new girl in Oz.. from Kansas! Amy is a nobody in Kansas but in Oz, she's a hero.

tags:  dystopian fantasy / Wizard of Oz / revisionist writing / ya lit

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