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Publisher's Summary

Forget the story of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz you know. Because in Ozland, the only way home is to kill the wicked.

With Everland and Umberland both destroyed, the survivors have taken refuge in a small village tucked within the shadows of the Bloodred Queen's castle. Doc has found an actual cure for the Horologia virus, while Gwen, Pete, and Alyssa begin plotting the assassination of the queen with the help of Gail, an excellent huntress. But killing the queen won't be enough. The world has been destroyed and its needs a ruler to set things right again. A ruler who is good, kind, and fair. Someone like the former king of Germany. But he's dead...or is he?

There's a rumor that the king has been hidden away in a secret land, where only the worthiest can find him. Desperate to end the war, a plan is hatched that could put everything right again, only before it's set in motion, the village is burned to the ground, all survivors taken prisoner to the castle. Except Gail.

But is one girl enough to find a long-dead king, kill the wicked queen, and save the world?

©2018 Wendy Spinale (P)2018 Scholastic Inc.

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The whole thing was great, except it did wrap up kind of fast. Also, some character deaths seemed a bit rushed and not as important as they should've been. Otherwise, the story was good, the voices were on point, and I was always looking forward to the next chapter!

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I loved the overall story and characters but honestly some of the accents for the characters were a little weird.