The End of Oz (B&N Exclusive Edition) (Dorothy Must Die Series #4)

The End of Oz (B&N Exclusive Edition) (Dorothy Must Die Series #4)

by Danielle Paige

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The End of Oz (B&N Exclusive Edition) (Dorothy Must Die Series #4) by Danielle Paige

In this dark, action-packed fourth book in the New York Times bestselling Dorothy Must Die series, Amy Gumm travels from Oz to the twisted land of Ev, where she fights to free Oz from evil once and for all. This Barnes & Noble Edition features an exclusive, never-before-seen epilogue!

My name is Amy Gumm. You might remember me as the other girl from Kansas. When a tornado swept me away to the magical land of Oz, I was given a mission: Dorothy must die. That’s right, everyone’s favorite Wicked-Witch-slayer had let the magic of Oz corrupt her. She turned evil. So I killed her.

But just when we thought it was safe to start rebuilding the damaged land of Oz, we were betrayed. Now I’m following the Road of Yellow Brick as it helps me escape toward the mysterious land of Ev, where the Nome King rules a bleak and angry world. And what I’m about to find is shocking: My original mission may not have been successful.

I thought my job was over, but it’s only just beginning. And it’s up to me to foil Dorothy’s plans for revenge—and finally save the land I’ve come to love.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062663351
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 03/14/2017
Series: Dorothy Must Die Series , #4
Edition description: B&N Exclusive Edition
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 131,189
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.30(d)
Lexile: HL730L (what's this?)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

About the Author

Danielle Paige is a graduate of Columbia University and currently lives in New York City. Paige is best known for her Dorothy Must Die series, which is comprised of a prequel novella No Place Like Oz, the eponymous first book, The Wizard Returns, The Wicked Will Rise, and other novellas released between the full books. Paige has launched a new book series Stealing Snow, with two prequel novellas and the full novel available Summer and Fall 2016. Before turning to young adult literature, she worked in the television industry, where she received a Writers Guild of America Award and was nominated for several Daytime Emmys.

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The End of Oz 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
Jay_Riv More than 1 year ago
3.5 stars Well it tried to make a comeback. About on par with the second book, but nowhere near as good as the first. Beats the third book that almost cost me my interest in the series. I do like how the Nome King's role was more tied in and I loved the appearance of Langwidere and the Wheelers. That added a fun element and now has me wanting to both see the Return to Oz and start reading the original books again. And for that I thank Danielle Paige. I am not sure with how it ended and the domino effect created in how Dorothy is finally thwarted. Not to mention the cliffhanger ending that can be an end or open us up for more. I just don't know. I wanted more explained into what happened to Oz, GLinda, Glamora and the Order at the end and I feel life that wasn't answered to my satisfaction. So many things I want to say on the end but cannot without spoiling it. It is not a bad ending, just not enough explained.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The End of Oz, essentially the ending, really had me disappointed. Don't get me wrong, the series was amazing! I read the all 4 books within weeks but I felt like the ending was rushed into the last few chapters. It was like she dragged out the beginning of the book then the climax of the book (which was towards the end) was kind of like a second thought. If you read the book I think you will get what I'm saying, but I don't want to spoil it for anyone! Then the very ending?! It ends on a cliff hanger, which I hate if there isn't anymore books. Other than that I highly recommend this series!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Best 4 books I've read in a long time. Great take on the Wizard of Oz
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Enjoyed reading each of them. The only drawbacks was at times it was overly gruesome and since this is directed to a teen audience it would have been preferable to exclude teenage sex. Would have given 5 stars if not for these 2 things.
Cyn_Ayala23 More than 1 year ago
This has been a very good series, but as it dragged out, it has begun to feel flat. The whole series has been based on Amy Gumm fighting to defeat Dorothy and Glinda, to end their reign of terror in Oz. That’s all been done. Sure new challenges have come up, but now with this new novel, a new villain has appeared out of the mix, the nome king. There just wasn’t enough set-up here to who this new villain was. Sure there’s some origin to who he was, his place in the grand scheme of Oz, but his connection is loose at best. It did lay out some good ground work for the ending of Dorothy but it lacked substance. To be perfectly blunt, this novel could have been combined with the previous one, Yellow Brick War. While the idea of exploring the lands beyond Oz is interesting, if that was the route, Paige could have ended the series and explored a whole new trilogy to explore all the dangers of Ev. It really is such an interesting aspect of the novel to go to this new land that is Oz’s polar opposite, a land of darkness and corruption. It’s an interesting area to explore. There’s just not enough substance to make this novel work on its own, even with an interesting villain like the Nome King. But again, he’s pretty much only introduced at the end of the previous novel and then given the role of main antagonists in this novel. It just doesn’t seem flushed out at all. Despite that however, the ending was well done. The way that Amy looks to the past, to who she was, to who she became, to everything that happened in life, it’s a great look at character growth. And, ultimately, her character growth was what allowed her to finally defeat Dorothy and save Oz. It’s still not enough to make this novel feel like anything more than an afterthought. Amy’s a great character, and it’s great that she gets her happy ending, but the novel doesn’t feel strong enough to end the series.
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All the loose ends tied up in a pretty bow! I couldn't put it down. Thank you for taking us back over the rainbow....and bringing us back HOME again!!