Friday, April 7, 2017

Six YA books starring deliciously evil queens

Sona Charaipotra is a New York City-based writer and editor with more than a decade’s worth of experience in print and online media. At B&N Reads she tagged six YA books starring deliciously evil queens, including:
Dorothy Must Die, by Danielle Paige

Paige’s clever and confounding Oz upending, which just completed its run with The End of Oz, turns the whole darling Dorothy thing on its head, casting her instead as the devious and dastardly new ruler of the land of the yellow brick road, now full of decay and man-eating cornstalks, downtrodden Munchkins, and misunderstood wicked witches who are behind a new rebellion. Dorothy’s gone a bit power mad, you see, and the result could very well mean the end of Oz—but not if Kansas kid Amy Gumm has anything to say about it.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue