The Wicked Will Rise

The Wicked Will Rise
Author: Danielle Paige
Publsiher: HarperCollins
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2016-03-15
ISBN: 9780062280718
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Wicked Will Rise Book Excerpt:

In this New York Times bestselling sequel to Dorothy Must Die, who is good—and who is actually Wicked? The Wicked Will Rise is perfect for fans of richly reimagined fairy tales and classic tales like Marissa Meyer’s Lunar Chronicles and Gregory Maguire’s Wicked. My name is Amy Gumm—and I’m the other girl from Kansas. After a tornado swept through my trailer park, I ended up in Oz. But it wasn’t like the Oz I knew from books and movies. Dorothy had returned, but she was now a ruthless dictator. Glinda could no longer be called the Good Witch. And the Wicked Witches who were left? They’d joined forces as the Revolutionary Order of the Wicked, and they wanted to recruit me. My mission? Kill Dorothy. Except my job as assassin didn’t work out as planned. Dorothy is still alive. The Order has vanished. And the home I couldn’t wait to leave behind might be in danger. Somehow, across a twisted and divided land, I have to find the Order, protect the true ruler of Oz, take Dorothy and her henchmen down—and try to figure out what I’m really doing here.

Dorothy Must Die 2 Book Box Set

Dorothy Must Die 2 Book Box Set
Author: Danielle Paige
Publsiher: HarperCollins
Total Pages: 800
Release: 2016-10-04
ISBN: 9780062569820
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dorothy Must Die 2 Book Box Set Book Excerpt:

Danielle Paige’s New York Times bestselling Dorothy Must Die series is a wickedly dark, high-octane reimagining of L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and chronicles the rise and fall of some of literature’s most beloved characters. Catch up on the first two books with this beautiful box set! When a tornado blows through Amy Gumm’s trailer park and sweeps her off to Oz, she finds a twisted place completely unlike the one she knows from the books and movie. It turns out that Dorothy Gale ended up going back to Oz and becoming its new ruler—but she’s not the sweet girl she used to be. Now Good is Wicked, Wicked is Good, and even the Road of Yellow Brick is crumbling. Amy has been recruited by the former Wicked Witches and Wizards for one mission: to kill Dorothy, and save Oz.

Dorothy Must Die Collection Books 1 3

Dorothy Must Die Collection  Books 1 3
Author: Danielle Paige
Publsiher: HarperCollins
Total Pages: 1328
Release: 2016-03-15
ISBN: 0062457594
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dorothy Must Die Collection Books 1 3 Book Excerpt:

There’s a new wicked witch in Oz—and her name is Dorothy. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz meets Kill Bill in this edgy, fast-paced, fantasy-adventure series from New York Times bestselling author Danielle Paige. This collection includes all three novels in the series, including the hotly anticipated Yellow Brick War! Dorothy Must Die: Oz has turned into a savage dystopia under Dorothy’s rule—and now a new girl from Kansas must take her down. Amy Gunn been recruited by the Revolutionary Order of the Wicked. Her mission: Remove the Tin Woodman's heart. Steal the Scarecrow's brain. Take the Lion's courage. And—Dorothy must die. The Wicked Will Rise: With the Revolutionary Order of the Wicked scattered across Oz, Amy Gumm is on her own in the twisted fairyland. As she searches the kingdom in the hopes of destroying Dorothy once and for all, Amy realizes that nothing is what it seems in Oz and everyone has their own agenda. Yellow Brick War: Amy Gumm’s mission to take down Dorothy Gale is not going according to plan. Dorothy has found a way to bridge the worlds of Oz and Kansas, and Amy finds herself back where it all began: Dusty Acres Trailer Park. If Dorothy has her way, Kansas will be destroyed forever.

Dorothy Must Die The Other Side of the Rainbow Collection

Dorothy Must Die  The Other Side of the Rainbow Collection
Author: Danielle Paige
Publsiher: HarperCollins
Total Pages: 1292
Release: 2015-03-31
ISBN: 0062411845
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dorothy Must Die The Other Side of the Rainbow Collection Book Excerpt:

There's a new wicked witch in Oz—and her name is Dorothy. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz meets Kill Bill in this edgy, fast-paced, fantasy-adventure series from New York Times bestselling author Danielle Paige. The first two novels and three novellas are available together here for the first time: Dorothy Must Die: Oz has turned into a savage dystopia under Dorothy's rule—and now a new girl from Kansas must take her down. Amy Gunn been recruited by the Revolutionary Order of the Wicked. Her mission: Remove the Tin Woodman's heart. Steal the Scarecrow's brain. Take the Lion's courage. And—Dorothy must die. The Wicked Will Rise: With the Revolutionary Order of the Wicked scattered across Oz, Amy Gumm is on her own in the twisted fairyland. As she searches the kingdom in the hopes of destroying Dorothy once and for all, Amy realizes that nothing is what it seems in Oz and everyone has their own agenda. This collection also contains the three prequel novellas No Place Like Oz, The Witch Must Burn, and The Wizard Returns.

Dorothy Must Die 3 Book Box Set

Dorothy Must Die 3 Book Box Set
Author: Danielle Paige
Publsiher: HarperCollins
Total Pages: 1104
Release: 2017-06-01
ISBN: 9780062496638
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dorothy Must Die 3 Book Box Set Book Excerpt:

Danielle Paige’s New York Times bestselling Dorothy Must Die series is a wickedly dark, high-octane reimagining of L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and chronicles the rise and fall of some of literature’s most beloved characters. Catch up on the first three books with this must-have box set! When a tornado blows through Amy Gumm’s trailer park and sweeps her off to Oz, she finds a twisted place completely unlike the one she knows from the books and movie. And it’s all Dorothy Gale’s fault. It turns out that Dorothy ended up going back to Oz and becoming its new ruler—but she’s not the sweet girl she used to be. In this new Oz, Good is Wicked, Wicked is Good, and even the Road of Yellow Brick is crumbling. Now, Amy has been recruited by the Revolutionary Order of the Wicked for one mission: to kill Dorothy. And if she doesn’t, Dorothy will destroy Oz, and make sure Amy never goes home again.

Dorothy Must Die Stories

Dorothy Must Die Stories
Author: Danielle Paige
Publsiher: HarperCollins
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2015-03-03
ISBN: 9780062280794
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dorothy Must Die Stories Book Excerpt:

A collection of three prequel novellas to the New York Times bestselling Dorothy Must Die series by Danielle Paige! These three prequel novellas to the New York Times bestselling Dorothy Must Die series follow the iconic characters from the beloved classic The Wizard of Oz as their lives intertwine to bring about the downfall of Oz. Dorothy begins a journey down a darker path. Glinda the Good Witch may not be so Good. And the Wizard realizes that Oz is his destiny. Kiss the land where troubles melt like lemon drops goodbye. Here there's danger around every corner and magical shoes won't be able to save you. Long before Amy Gumm got swept away from a Kansas trailer park . . . Dorothy Gale received a mysterious package on the night of her 16th birthday: a pair of red high-heeled shoes. And with a knock of her heels, Dorothy returned to the magical land that made her a star—and Oz would never be the same again.

The Wicked Will Rise

The Wicked Will Rise
Author: D. M. Paige
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 293
Release: 2015
ISBN: 9780605852150
Category: Assassins
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Wicked Will Rise Book Excerpt:

To make Oz a free land again, Amy Gumm was given a mission: remove the Tin Woodman's heart, steal the Scarecrow's brain, take the Lion's courage, and then Dorothy must die... But Dorothy still lives. Now the Revolutionary Order of the Wicked has vanished, and mysterious Princess Ozma might be Amy's only ally. As Amy learns the truth about her mission, she realizes that she's only just scratched the surface of Oz's past -- and that Kansas, the home she couldn't wait to leave behind, may also be in danger. In a place where the line between good and evil shifts with just a strong gust of wind, who can Amy trust -- and who is really Wicked?

Queen Rising

Queen Rising
Author: Danielle Paige
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Total Pages: 90
Release: 2016-08-30
ISBN: 1681193841
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Queen Rising Book Excerpt:

Enter a world of elemental magic, forbidden romance, and betrayal in this prequel to New York Times bestselling author Danielle Paige's Stealing Snow. Margot grew up as an apprentice to the witches Nepenthe and Ora, but she doesn't possess the incredible magic that they have. So when the old Snow King asked her to kidnap Ora, she obeyed his command, hiding her true motives from the witches. Though the witches could kill Margot for her betrayal, they showed her mercy--and without her old friends at her side, she must find her own way. Leaving the world she knows behind, Margot decides to put her affinity for thieving to use by embracing the Robber trade. But she is set for a much greater fate. . . and more of the prophecy foretelling Algid's future will be revealed. Along the way, Margot must find her way from being a magic-less apprentice to be becoming a queen in her own right. And Margot's role in the prophecy is only just beginning. . . In the future, she is destined to cross paths with a girl named Snow, who will have the power to change Algid forever-for better, or for worse.

Heart of Tin

Heart of Tin
Author: Danielle Paige
Publsiher: HarperCollins
Total Pages: 100
Release: 2015-07-28
ISBN: 006240394X
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Heart of Tin Book Excerpt:

Everyone knows the Tin Woodman as Dorothy's lovable sidekick, the tin man who longed for a real heart to beat inside his tin chest. This digital original novella is the fourth installment in the prequel arc to the edgy and thrilling New York Times bestsellers Dorothy Must Die and The Wicked Will Rise, and tells what happened to the Tin Woodman after he got his wish. In The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the Wizard gave the Tin Woodman a heart, and all lived happily ever after—or so the story goes. But in Heart of Tin, the heart wants what the heart wants—and the Tin Woodman's heart pines for Dorothy. The gift that the Wizard once bestowed on him turns twisted with longing. And when Dorothy returns to Oz with her own dark agenda, the Tin Woodman will do whatever it takes to help her rise to power—and to make her his. Heart of Tin by Danielle Paige is a dark and compelling reimagining of a beloved classic and is perfect for fans of Cinder by Marissa Meyer, Beastly by Alex Flinn, and Wicked by Gregory Maguire.

Stealing Snow

Stealing Snow
Author: Danielle Paige
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2016-09-20
ISBN: 1408882817
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Stealing Snow Book Excerpt:

Seventeen-year-old Snow lives within the walls of the Whittaker Institute, a high security mental hospital in upstate New York. Deep down, she knows she doesn't belong there, but she has no memory of life outside, except for the strangest dreams. And then a mysterious, handsome man, an orderly in the hospital, opens a door – and Snow knows that she has to leave ... She finds herself in icy Algid, her true home, with witches, thieves, and a strangely alluring boy named Kai. As secret after secret is revealed, Snow discovers that she is on the run from a royal lineage she's destined to inherit, a father more powerful and ruthless than she could have imagined, and choices of the heart that could change everything. Heroine or villain, queen or broken girl, frozen heart or true love, Snow must choose her fate ... A wonderfully icy fantastical romance, with a strong heroine choosing her own destiny, Danielle Paige's irresistibly page-turning Snow Queen is like Maleficent and Frozen all grown up.

Ruler of Beasts

Ruler of Beasts
Author: Danielle Paige
Publsiher: HarperCollins
Total Pages: 100
Release: 2016-02-16
ISBN: 0062403966
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ruler of Beasts Book Excerpt:

Danielle Paige delivers a dark and compelling reimagining of a beloved classic, perfect for fans of Cinder by Marissa Meyer, Beastly by Alex Flinn, and Wicked by Gregory Maguire. When the Cowardly Lion set off for the Emerald City in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz with Dorothy and the others, he sought courage above all else. This digital original novella is the sixth installment in the prequel arc to the edgy and thrilling New York Times bestsellers Dorothy Must Die and The Wicked Will Rise, and is the Lion’s story after he got what he’s always wanted. The Lion’s wish has finally come true—he is the courageous ruler of the forest and all of its beasts. But the Lion is bored—he misses the days of his adventures with Dorothy, the Tin Woodman, and the Scarecrow. When Glinda the Good Witch shows up unexpectedly and tasks him with a mission back in the Emerald City, he jumps at the chance to do something exciting, even though he knows she’s not telling him the entire truth.

Wish of the Wicked

Wish of the Wicked
Author: Danielle Paige
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Total Pages: 0
Release: 2023-11-07
ISBN: 152663645X
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Wish of the Wicked Book Excerpt:

Bibbidi-bobbidi-blood. Everyone knows that a fairy godmother helped Cinderella get to the ball where she met the prince. No one knows that the fairy godmother's motives for helping Cinderella might not have been as charming as they seem. Until now... For centuries, the enchanted members of the Entente used their magic to keep the Thirteen Queendoms in harmony. Until the day that Queen Magrit outlawed magic, executed the Entente, and plunged the queendoms into war. Only one Entente survives. Alone and magicless, Farrow dreams of nothing but revenge. And the best way to reach the queen is through her son, Prince Mather, who is nearing the age when he will need a bride. But the closer Farrow gets to the prince, the more she finds herself drawn to him. To reclaim her magic and destroy the queen, Farrow will have to question what-and more importantly, who-she's willing to sacrifice. Set in a lush, dangerous world woven with fairy tale mythology, New York Times bestselling author Danielle Paige launches a brand new Fairy Godmother origin story full of intrigue, magic, and romance.

The Straw King

The Straw King
Author: Danielle Paige
Publsiher: HarperCollins
Total Pages: 159
Release: 2015-11-10
ISBN: 0062403958
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Straw King Book Excerpt:

Once upon a time, the Scarecrow's only wish was to have a brain. This digital original novella is the fifth installment in the prequel arc to the edgy and thrilling New York Times bestsellers Dorothy Must Die and The Wicked Will Rise and follows the Scarecrow after he finally gets his wish. In The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the Scarecrow received the gift of a brain from the Wizard and was appointed the new ruler of Oz. In The Straw King, the Scarecrow's tale takes a crooked turn when his reign is threatened. With faith in his newfound wisdom shaken, the Scarecrow will turn to anyone who can help—even if others have their own interests at heart. The Straw King by Danielle Paige is a dark and compelling reimagining of a beloved classic and is perfect for fans of Cinder by Marissa Meyer, Beastly by Alex Flinn, and Wicked by Gregory Maguire.

Oz behind the Iron Curtain

Oz behind the Iron Curtain
Author: Erika Haber
Publsiher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2017-11-30
ISBN: 1496813618
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Oz behind the Iron Curtain Book Excerpt:

In 1939, Aleksandr Volkov (1891-1977) published Wizard of the Emerald City, a revised version of L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Only a line on the copyright page explained the book as a "reworking" of the American story. Readers credited Volkov as author rather than translator. Volkov, an unknown and inexperienced author before World War II, tried to break into the politically charged field of Soviet children's literature with an American fairy tale. During the height of Stalin's purges, Volkov adapted and published this fairy tale in the Soviet Union despite enormous, sometimes deadly, obstacles. Marketed as Volkov's original work, Wizard of the Emerald City spawned a series that was translated into more than a dozen languages and became a staple of Soviet popular culture, not unlike Baum's fourteen-volume Oz series in the United States. Volkov's books inspired a television series, plays, films, musicals, animated cartoons, and a museum. Today, children's authors and fans continue to add volumes to the Magic Land series. Several generations of Soviet Russian and Eastern European children grew up with Volkov's writings, yet know little about the author and even less about his American source, L. Frank Baum. Most Americans have never heard of Volkov and know nothing of his impact in the Soviet Union, and those who do know of him regard his efforts as plagiarism. Erika Haber demonstrates how the works of both Baum and Volkov evolved from being popular children's literature and became compelling and enduring cultural icons in both the US and USSR/Russia, despite being dismissed and ignored by critics, scholars, and librarians for many years.

Slasher Girls Monster Boys

Slasher Girls   Monster Boys
Author: April Genevieve Tucholke
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2015-08-18
ISBN: 0698171012
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Slasher Girls Monster Boys Book Excerpt:

For fans of Stephen King, Neil Gaiman, American Horror Story and The Walking Dead comes a powerhouse anthology featuring some of the best thriller and horror writers in YA A host of the sharpest young adult authors come together in this collection of terrifying tales and psychological thrillers. Each author draws from a mix of literature, film, television, and music to create something new and fresh and unsettling. Clever readers will love teasing out the references and can satisfy their curiosity at the end of each tale, where the inspiration is revealed. There are no superficial scares here; these are stories that will make you think even as they keep you on the edge of your seat. From blood horror, to the supernatural, to unsettling, all-too-possible realism, this collection has something for anyone looking for an absolute thrill. Stefan Bachmann Leigh Bardugo Kendare Blake A. G. Howard Jay Kristoff Marie Lu Jonathan Maberry Danielle Paige Carrie Ryan Megan Shepherd Nova Ren Suma McCormick Templeman April Genevieve Tucholke Cat Winters

Stealing Snow 2

Stealing Snow 2
Author: Danielle Paige
Publsiher: Bloomsbury YA
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2019-02-05
ISBN: 9781681191614
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Stealing Snow 2 Book Excerpt:

Before the Snow

Before the Snow
Author: Danielle Paige
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Total Pages: 90
Release: 2016-07-26
ISBN: 1681193833
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Before the Snow Book Excerpt:

Enter a world of elemental magic, forbidden romance, and betrayal in this prequel to New York Times bestselling author Danielle Paige's Stealing Snow. Young Nepenthe is half-princess, half-mermaid. Though she longs for the sea, her father wants her to stay on land. But only love can make a mermaid give up the water, and Nepenthe doesn't love anyone the way her mother loves her human father. She wants to live as a mermaid and become the River Witch, like her mother. Then Nepenthe meets Prince Lazar, the son of the all-powerful Snow King of Algid, and she can't help but fall for him. After a horrible tragedy strikes, Nepenthe joins forces with a young fire witch named Ora to save Lazar and protect the kingdom. But it soon becomes clear that Ora loves Lazar just as much as Nepenthe does . . . And now Nepenthe must decide: inherit the power of the River Witch, or betray her friend to be with the boy she loves. And Nepenthe's role in the prophecy is only just beginning. . . In the future, she is destined to cross paths with a girl named Snow, who will have the power to change Algid forever--for better, or for worse.

The Road to Wicked

The Road to Wicked
Author: Kent Drummond,Susan Aronstein,Terri L. Rittenburg
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2018-07-24
ISBN: 3319931067
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Road to Wicked Book Excerpt:

The Road to Wicked examines the long life of the Oz myth. It is both a study in cultural sustainability— the capacity of artists, narratives, art forms, and genres to remain viable over time—and an examination of the marketing machinery and consumption patterns that make such sustainability possible. Drawing on the fields of macromarketing, consumer behavior, literary and cultural studies, and theories of adaption and remediation, the authors examine key adaptations and extensions of Baum’s 1900 novel. These include the original Oz craze, the MGM film and its television afterlife, Wicked and its extensions, and Oz the Great and Powerful—Disney’s recent (and highly lucrative) venture that builds on the considerable success of Wicked. At the end of the book, the authors offer a foundational framework for a new theory of cultural sustainability and propose a set of explanatory conditions under which any artistic experience might achieve it.

The Movies

The Movies
Author: Laurence Goldstein,Ira Konigsberg
Publsiher: University of Michigan Press
Total Pages: 338
Release: 1996
ISBN: 9780472066407
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Movies Book Excerpt:

Lively essays, interviews, fiction, and poetry that focus on America's favorite subject--the movies.

Consciousness and the Social Brain

Consciousness and the Social Brain
Author: Michael S. A. Graziano
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2013-08-01
ISBN: 0199928657
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Consciousness and the Social Brain Book Excerpt:

What is consciousness and how can a brain, a mere collection of neurons, create it? In Consciousness and the Social Brain, Princeton neuroscientist Michael Graziano lays out an audacious new theory to account for the deepest mystery of them all. The human brain has evolved a complex circuitry that allows it to be socially intelligent. This social machinery has only just begun to be studied in detail. One function of this circuitry is to attribute awareness to others: to compute that person Y is aware of thing X. In Graziano's theory, the machinery that attributes awareness to others also attributes it to oneself. Damage that machinery and you disrupt your own awareness. Graziano discusses the science, the evidence, the philosophy, and the surprising implications of this new theory.