So that’s why Toby was so nervous as he stood on the sidewalk in front of Killer Pizza. When Toby lands a summer job at Killer Pizza, where pies like The Monstrosity and The Frankensausage are on the menu, things seem perfect. Stine calls "a hot slice of horror that I couldn't put down!" Great read for sixth grade and up. Not to his family. Working at Killer Pizza gives him the confidence to follow that dream. Grades. But Toby—by nature a shy, introverted kind of kid—bypassed the whoop of joy and simply smiled at this wonderful news. Recommended by Alice Cyphers, Librarian, Pennsylvania USA L. Stine, “This much-needed book definitely fills a gap in horror stories for young readers left by the end of the Goosebumps series.” ―VOYA. Greg Taylor is the author of the young adult novels The Girl Who Became a Beatle and Killer Pizza: The Slice. He never dreams what will happen next when Harvey,the owner, explains to them that Killer Pi. Greg Taylor is the author of the young adult novels The Girl Who Became a Beatle and Killer Pizza: The Slice. I really enjoyed this book. Doug did not respond to Toby’s effort to shake hands. “Yes,“ Toby said, surprised that Annabel knew his name. When Strobe took a break Toby was left on his own. I like the book it was a cool and horror book because none of them is prepared for what's really going on at killer pizza. Up until now his only experience of cooking had been watching Food Network but then he finally got accepted at his first job at Killer Pizza. When Toby McGill signed on for a summer job at Killer Pizza, he had no idea what he was getting into. I'm not going to give it a bad review, because I'm not the target audience (I'm 27, and this book is clearly written for a 12-14 age range, like Goosebumps. Up until now his only experience of cooking had been watching Food Network but then he finally got accepted at his first job at Killer Pizza. More like last night's warmed up leftovers. “We live in an age when pizza gets to your home before the police.” It’s summer in Toby McGill’s quiet little Ohio hometown as the ignorant boy starts his first day on the job at a relatively new pizza joint that resides within the streets of town, and as it seems to the eye it is a safe place. While that happened Strobe and Annabelle were moving to another building to hide in. I think this happened because when it was good there was action but when there wasn't action it was boring. Published in 2009 by Feiwel & Friends, Killer Pizza was Greg Taylor's debut novel and is styled after B horror movies. Stine calls "a hot slice of horror that I couldn't put down!". “That’s great, Toby. “I’d like you to meet your fellow Killer Pizza staff.”. The first week working alongside Annabel, Strobe and Doug (the other new employees at Killer Pizza) is hard on everyone, but with Annabel keeping them organized, they get the hang of it and figure out their strength and weaknesses. And yet it was Annabel Oshiro. They were stars. I think this happened because when it was good there was action but when there wasn't action it was boring. Annabelle is a very popular teenager at the local hig. Strine's recommendation on the cover probably isn't going to scare the daylights out of you. It's like reading the story mode of a video game. I loved the characters and the concept was cute. The manager had some bad news to tell toby too. (Older me dug it, too.) As you just found out, most of the authors are quite territorial and easily provoked. “Yes,“ Toby said. I am one the part when Toby hears a noise from the woods but does think it is just an animal. He had no idea he was being recruited to hunt monsters, being trained to identify these creatures, and eventually to fight them as if his life depended on it. Girls would still like it as Annabel is a tough cookie. Problem was, dreaming was all Toby had done, as far as being a chef was concerned. His screenwriting credits include Jumanji, Harriet the Spy, Prancer, and The Christmas Box. A little creepy, but anything with R.L. “Go look for yourself if you don’t believe me.”. What is lovable about the book is the characters, but they are also predictable, as were the resolutions to conflict throughout. Something went wrong. I related well to the lead character when he was sneaking out to meet his friends, riding his bike through the neighborhood park, and just otherwise being a kid. He is very lazy and does not work at all. Do you like Horror Books like World war z and the walking dead because if you do you will like killer pizza.Killer pizza is a Horror book the book is about a boy who dreams of becoming a world famous chef and his name is Toby McGill. Certainly she had better, more exciting things to do than slave away in the hot kitchen of a take-out pizza chain all summer long. Killer Pizza is one of those great stories about an ordinary kid like you and me who suddenly finds himself transformed into an action hero. B. Toby McGill dreams of becoming a world-famous chef, but up until now, his only experience has been watching the Food Network. They go on adventures to save tons of people from dying and go face to face with many monsters. They provide thorough instructions and easy-to-follow recipes for making dough—plus killer pizza topping combinations.” —Cooking Club magazine —- The teenagers are skeptical about entering at first but they go in any way. He finds that he loves making great pizzas and working with his new team. He soon finds out that he pizza parlor is also used as an organization to hunt and kill monsters. He struggled to keep a B average, had not been able to master any of the instruments he had tackled so far—including his battered secondhand guitar—and had always found it difficult to make friends, thanks to that shy streak of his. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Will Toby quit his job once he finds out this secret tragedy beneath him? Workin, This book has a fun premise: three teens are hired by a local pizza delivery place, only to discover that it's a front for an international monster-hunting organization, and their jobs were just a pretext for recruiting them into the group. Killer Pizza. He starts with two other workers that day Annabel, a neighborhood girl from the same school Toby goes to and Strobe, who Toby has never met but builds the new relationships as he goes fondly looking back on his days with contentment. He soon discovers that the store is a front for an elite monster-fighting force and that he is the newest recruit. The three put their lives in danger to rid their small town of these horrible monsters who can live unnoticed among the human population. Fourteen year old me would have absolutely loved this book! When Toby lands a summer job at Killer Pizza, where pies like The Monstrosity and The Frankensausage are on the menu, things seem perfect. It didn’t help that Stacey was so good at everything, from academics to learning the flute to being so naturally at ease with people. When Toby pushed through the front door of the pizza shop, he was greeted by the sight of four people standing in the small area in front of the ordering counter. Find books Hold the pepperoni! When Toby lands a summer job at Killer Pizza, where pies like The Monstrosity and The Frankensausage are on … “You’re Toby, right?”. Better come up with a few more words in this conversation or this girl’s gonna think you’re an idiot! Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, he graduated from Penn State University and started out his career as a professional drummer, before moving to Los Angeles to become a screenwriter. Still, if Toby quits Killer Pizza, will monsters take over his town? There was a problem loading your book clubs. Text Complexity; Lexile Level: 770L; ATOS Reading Level: 5.2; Toby saw that Strobe and Annabelle were about to be killed so he fired his crossbow into the creature to get its attention. This book was really nice. Die-hard mystery fans are always on the hunt for their next supremely satisfying whodunit. It is about 3 teenagers who worked at a pizza place who turned into monster hunters. Killer Pizza: The Slice - Ebook written by Greg Taylor. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Killer Pizza: The Slice. Do you like Horror Books like World war z and the walking dead because if you do you will like killer pizza.Killer pizza is a Horror book the book is about a boy who dreams of becoming a world famous chef and his name is Toby McGill. Three teenagers hired to work at the pizza shop are then recruited into the monster hunting operation. He felt like letting out a whoop of joy! Toby didn’t want this job just to ward off the summertime blues. Toby McGill just an ordinary guy who wants to be a chef applies for a summer job at the newest pizza place in town - Killer Pizza.
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Toby McGill dreams of becoming a world-famous chef, but up until now, his only experience has been watching the Food Network. I thought book was a very good adventure. Time to meet his destiny! When Toby signs up for a job at the Killer Pizza store, he doesn't know that everyone there is part of a monster killing group. Toby McGill doesn't ask for much. Toby didn’t recognize him. Annabelle was abducted by the monsters and was being held hostage and if they tried to hunt them they would kill her. That had left Toby hangin’ out in the wind. His coworkers, Annabel and Strobe, are cool, and Toby loves being part of a team. It turns out that I highly enjoyed it. But none of them are prepared for what's really going on at Killer Pizza: It's a front for a monster-hunting organization! My favorite character was Toby. But when they tried to do it they were met by the head monster and he took off after them to try and kill them. I went out and got the second book in the series that I plan on reading soon. We read this book for a book club comprised of grade school kids. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. This book had good action and a hint of romance. Nothing for Toby, anyway. This happened near the end of the book when they were all fighting the alpha guttata and the author didn't describe what the alpha guttata. His only real friend had left for California to spend the summer with his dad and stepmother. Goodreads Editors (and CEO) Share Their Mystery Picks. Toby McGill just an ordinary guy who wants to be a chef applies for a summer job at the newest pizza place in town - Killer Pizza. They must defeat the undea... Killer Pizza Book Series After saving they're town Hidden Hills, OH in the previous book they are going to take a … None of the teenagers truly know whats happening at Killer Pizza and that it's secretly a monster hunting organization. But step outside of his home and there was nothing to do in his Ohio suburban community of Hidden Hills. And why not? May 26th 2009 Download books for free. reluctant teen readers of horror or action, This book has a fun premise: three teens are hired by a local pizza delivery place, only to discover that it's a front for an international monster-hunting organization, and their jobs were just a pretext for recruiting them into the group. I also thought that at times the book was a bit confusing because the setting was changing so quickly or because the author wasn't describing the characters in the book. What it's about: Killer Pizza by Greg Taylor is a book about a teenage boy, Toby Magill who dreams to be a world known chef. Cooking was still a secret ambition of his, which meant he had zilch experience in the kitchen. ), Reviewed in the United States on May 23, 2012. He thought of a plan to swim under the docks to the creature couldn't find him. He starts working in a pizza parlor in his small Ohio home town. “The job is yours to lose.” That’s what Steve Rogers had told him. A couple of days before their mission starts to go and hunt the monsters down 2 unknown men come to Annabelle’s house and ask for her signature. Killer Pizza Book Series. We’d love your help. If so, Toby wanted to do more than just say thank you to Steve Rogers. You won’t find it in your local bookstore. Please try your request again later. Help others learn more about this product by uploading a video! To help you stock that Want to Read shelf, we asked... To see what your friends thought of this book. Without a doubt Toby is the best pizza … Unable to add item to List. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Have you been jonesing for another Slice? We’d like you to wear Killer Pizza’s distinctive black T-shirt with the red logo known around the world.”, “Congratulations. A bona fide member of the Cool Kids Clique at Toby’s school, Annabel was also a Rich Kid, her family being one of the wealthiest in the community. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. I found it to be easy to read and it flowed naturally. He is a likeable character with nothing big happening in his life so far. It certainly brings new meaning to the name Killer Pizza! I enjoyed it. When the manager of the whole food chain comes to check up on how the restaurant is doing it is revealed that he was the lazy employee undercover. The (probably) main character, Toby, is sort of a drifter in his own life: he starts things, then gives up before he gets very far, mainly because there isn't anything he really cares about...except cooking, which he's too shy about to admit to anyone. . So, let’s see, in addition to being great-looking, popular, and one of the Rich Kids, Annabel was also a brainiac. I had to pick this one up for the great name and the fact that the author grew up about when and where I did and had Chilly Billy as one of the inspirations for this middle-grade horror. Toby would come up for air once to almost be caught by the creature. The next one is available in the book fair and I think I'll get it. Stacey was actually right about Killer Pizza’s address. Praise for Killer Pizza, the first book in the Killer Pizza series: “A monster is roaming the nights in Hidden Hills, Ohio. Toby’s mother frowned, obviously not overjoyed at the prospect of her son finding employment. Thinking he will have an opportunity to further his culinary skills, 14-year-old Toby McGill accepts a job at a local pizza shop. That’s a whole other story. But none of them are prepared for what’s really going on at Killer Pizza: It’s a front for a monster-hunting organization! Enter Killer Pizza. I got a job,“ Toby announced at dinner that evening. Toby McGill dreams of becoming a world-famous chef, but up until now, his only experience has been watching the Food Network. He probably went to Triple H (Hidden Hills High), the intimidating fortress that Toby would begin attending in the fall. The book Killer Pizza by Greg Taylor is a book set in a modern small town and is about a boy named Toby who is average size, smart, and loves to cook, who takes a job making pizza at a place called Killer Pizza. With her outgoing personality and winning smile, Annabel managed the rare feat of actually being nice to everyone, no matter where they were on the social scale. But why worry about monsters when you can sink your teeth into a Killer Pizza? Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, Or get 4-5 business-day shipping on this item for $5.99 A tall guy with a lean but muscular build was the next one to shake Toby’s hand. Killer Pizza by Greg Taylor starting at $0.99. With crazy menu names and coworkers he had liked being Annabel and Strobe things seemed to be perfect. Word Count 58,208. Toby thought Steve might tear up, he looked so emotional. This made it hard for me to understand if the animal was fast or slow, big or small. Okay I didn’t expect this to be so much fun!! A light different kind of mystery/adventure. Okay, this kid is kinda strange. I don't get the School Library Journal's reference to this book as "high concept". Among all of these surprises is a very big one. Toby only experience to become a famous chef has been watching the food network. Book Overview Pizza you'll die for Toby McGill dreams of becoming a world-famous chef, but up until now, his only experience has been watching the Food Network. Welcome to the official Facebook page of Greg Taylor, author of the Killer Pizza series, including The Slice, and the newest addition, Vampire Stakes. Start by marking “Killer Pizza (Killer Pizza #1)” as Want to Read: Error rating book. Book Description Pizza you’ll die for!Toby McGill dreams of becoming a world-famous chef, but up until now, his only experience has been watching the Food Network. Killer Pizza, by Greg Taylor, is a very great book. What they mostly weren’t—from what Toby had seen on TV, anyway—were muscled, perfect-looking, athletic types, the kind who always brushed past him disdainfully in the hallways at school. I thought that this book was good at times but it was also sometimes a bit boring. 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