In the Books featuring Dorothy Through the Looking Glass by Ron Glick

Good morning and welcome to In the Books, featuring Dorothy Through the Looking Glass by Ron Glick.

Note: I received a free copy of the ebook in exchange for an honest review.

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The story picks up right where the first book, The Wizard in Wonderland, left off. As the story commences, we learn the land of Oz and Wonderland have a shared past and both Alice and Dorothy are caught in the middle of a power struggle they never imagined. We get to see some old favorites make an appearance (I love the Cheshire Cat!) and a few twists and turns I didn’t expect.

I have to be honest as say I’ve been (impatiently) waiting for this to come out after reading the first book and it only served to fuel my craving to hear more of the story. My personal favorite is how the author writes each character true to form in a seamless blending of L. Frank Baum’s and Lewis Carrol’s styles. It’s just as impressive as the weaving of the multiple worlds throughout the book’s pages.

If you’re a fan of the classics and want to experience something new, then this could be just the thing. It’s a fast, yet thorough read that’ll keep you turning pages.

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About CP Bialois

Where do I begin? Well first I guess it's only fair to say that CP Bialois isn't my real name. It's a collaboration I made out of the three greatest pets anyone could ever want. My real name is Ed and I'm just an average person that has found a way to do what he loves. For as long back as I can remember I loved to pretend. Whether it was with my Transformers, GI Joe, or He-Man toys I loved to create intricate plots and have them fight it out. As a fan of horror, science fiction, action, and comedy I dare say my taste in movies are well rounded. Some of my favorites were Star Wars, Star Trek, martial arts, and anything with Swarzenegger in them. I'd write my own stories about the characters I saw in the theaters or TV or I'd just daydream about what I'd see myself as the hero of course. You can't have a daydream without beating the bad guys, getting the girl, etc. It's just not right to envision yourself as a flunky or sidekick. As far as books I loved Sherlock Holmes, Treasure Island, Dracula, and the normal assortment. My early love was the Star Trek novels, I'd read them or the Hardy Boys relentlessly. For a time I could tell you the plot of over a hundred books not to mention comics. I have to come clean and say that I learned to read because of comic books. I was bored, make that extremely bored when we started to read in school. Reading "the cat fell down" really didn't interest me. My dad, who continues to astound me with his insight to this day, figured comics would work. With that in mind he went to the newstand in town and bought issues of Donald Duck, Scrooge McDuck, Tales From the Crypt, and Spider-man. He patiently read through them with me until I picked it up. Whether it was him or the comics I learned to read in about two weeks and for a while few were as good as I was. For years after that whenever we'd go out he'd always spring for a couple of comic books for me. While it wasn't exactly the perfect beginning everything I've ever read or have seen has influenced me in some way and now is the time I'd like to share some of the ideas I've had over the years with all of you. I hope you enjoy my stories, they're always fun to write and I don't see myself stopping anytime soon.
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