Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine.

Publisher: HarperTeen
Release Date: April 1st, 2014
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

Doesn't that sound SO GOOD??? I'll admit that I've never finished watching the Wizard of Oz (it always bored me) but this retelling sounds amazing and LOOK AT THAT COVER. I wantz.


  1. Sounds naughty good.
    Love that gif btw. Made me smile.

    1. Right?! I can't wait for this one.

      Hah, I saw it and thought to myself---perfect!

  2. I does sound wickedly good!
    I hope you like it.

  3. I love the sound of this book! Seems like a fascinating, twisted version :)