Word Count 58,208. “I’d like you to meet your fellow Killer Pizza staff.”. Greg Taylor serves up a hot slice of horror that I couldn't put down!” ―R. But step outside of his home and there was nothing to do in his Ohio suburban community of Hidden Hills. when he go to his work called killer pizza he is cooking Fangtastic Hawaiian. What kind of name is that?” Mrs. Magill’s expression looked like she had just eaten something very distasteful. Toby nodded, eager to get on with things. I am one the part when Toby hears a noise from the woods but does think it is just an animal. 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. To help you stock that Want to Read shelf, we asked... To see what your friends thought of this book. After holding out his hand awkwardly for a moment, Toby withdrew it. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Learning to cook pizzas is one thing, but killing hideously terrifying monsters? . Killer Pizza? Not to his family. Three teenagers hired to work at the pizza shop are then recruited into the monster hunting operation. 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. I got a job,“ Toby announced at dinner that evening. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. 1Toby Magill had just sat down at his desk to boot up his computer when he heard his cell phone ring. Recommended by Alice Cyphers, Librarian, Pennsylvania USA Toby felt like giving his bratty twelve-year-old sister a swift kick under the table. 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. Celebrity chefs were in, after all. Okay, this kid is kinda strange. You won’t find it in your local bookstore. 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. Once down the manager reveals that he is an undercover monster hunter and he wants to recruit Toby and his friends to work with him. He thought of his love of the Food Network, his love of cooking, and how he REALLY needed a summer job. 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. He tried not to stare at the beautiful girl with the ink-black hair. Killer Pizza: The Slice - Ebook written by Greg Taylor. Strobe is a kid who the author does not give much information about except that he could turn from happy to rage mode really fast and so his father gave him the nickname Strobe. Physically they were worlds apart, as well, Stacey being a small, petite kid—she took after her mom in that regard—compared to Toby, who was big for his age and close enough to being overweight that his mother was constantly reminding him to watch those sweets. Unlike Annabel’s warm greeting, Strobe’s was cool, abrupt. There was a problem loading your book clubs. 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 book follows the team as they hunt a species known only as the Guttata who are running ramped throughout the town under their noses as if they were a bunch of rats called to be exterminated. That’s a whole other story. Toby and his friends sign a contract to continue to earn minimum wage and train to be MCO's. This will be a hit with those readers who enjoy a heart-racing read. Great read for sixth grade and up. He probably went to Triple H (Hidden Hills High), the intimidating fortress that Toby would begin attending in the fall. But later on, they find out that it's actually a front for a monster-hunting organization. We’d like you to wear Killer Pizza’s distinctive black T-shirt with the red logo known around the world.”, “Congratulations. He never dreams what will happen next when Harvey,the owner, explains to them that Killer Pizza is just a legitimate front to fund his humanitarian work of killing monsters. Annabel smiled as she stepped toward Toby, holding out her hand. Killer Pizza by Greg Taylor is a book about a boy named Toby dreams of becoming a chef one day even though he has had no experience. “Yes,“ Toby said. Middle school level. This can’t be right, Toby thought. Find books “And, last but not least, this is Doug,“ Steve said, indicating a teenager who looked like he wanted to be anywhere else but in the front reception area of Killer Pizza. When toby gets a summer job at killer pizza he doesn't know that monstrosity and the frankensausage are on. 3 Total Resources View Text Complexity Discover Like Books Video Book Trailer for Killer Pizza, book trailer; Grade; 4-12; Genre; Horror; Science Fiction / Fantasy; Year Published 2009. 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. 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. “I’m not ordering a pizza from you, that’s for sure!”. Annabel, Toby and Strobe agree to the dangerous job. Stacey was actually right about Killer Pizza’s address. Welcome back. Steve Rogers hung up before Toby had a chance to say thank you. May 26th 2009 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. This book is my new favorite because it has action and violence and a good story line and actions of characters. Loved the character development, the monsters, the pizza!! … He got the job along with 2 other people named Strobe and Annabelle. Please try again. Stine, Killer Pizza, by Greg Taylor, is a very great book. His screenwriting credits include Jumanji, Harriet the Spy, Prancer, and The Christmas Box. Staring at the phone, Toby wondered if he really heard what he thought he had just heard. When Toby lands a summer job at Killer Pizza, where pies like The Monstrosity and The Frankensausage are on the menu, things seem perfect. Killer Pizza. Reviewed in the United States on November 27, 2013, I just checked this one out because I liked the concept, but for me it was terrible. So that’s why Toby was so nervous as he stood on the sidewalk in front of Killer Pizza. But none of them are prepared for what's really going on at Killer Pizza: It's a front for a monster-hunting organization! They provide thorough instructions and easy-to-follow recipes for making dough—plus killer pizza topping combinations.” —Cooking Club magazine —- Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 19, 2014, Previous page of related Sponsored Products. He is a likeable character with nothing big happening in his life so far. His coworkers, Annabel and Strobe, are cool, and Toby loves being part of a team. Start by marking “Killer Pizza (Killer Pizza #1)” as Want to Read: Error rating book. Toby didn’t want this job just to ward off the summertime blues. Toby’s mother frowned, obviously not overjoyed at the prospect of her son finding employment. It was a dead-end side road lined with old, somewhat decaying industrial buildings that housed a hodgepodge of businesses, from Washabaugh Auto Body to a dog obedience school to Harr’s Boat Covers. The creature then took off after Toby and Toby jumped into a lake nearby. Killer Pizza, by Greg Taylor, is a very great book. When toby gets a summer job at killer pizza he doesn't know that monstrosity and the frankensausage are on. 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. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. In screenwriter Taylor's entertaining, if ephemeral, debut novel and B-movie takeoff, 14-year-old Toby Magill gets a summer job at the new Killer Pizza franchise in town (specialties include the "Fangtastic Hawaiian" and "Vampire Stakes"), where he hopes to hone his own cooking skills to fulfill his dream of becoming a famous chef. I think this happened because when it was good there was action but when there wasn't action it was boring. Where?”, “Killer Pizza. Die-hard mystery fans are always on the hunt for their next supremely satisfying whodunit. He soon discovers that the store is a front for an elite monster-fighting force and that he is the newest recruit. A tall guy with a lean but muscular build was the next one to shake Toby’s hand. Brief content visible, double tap to read full content. With crazy menu names and coworkers he had liked being Annabel and Strobe things seemed to be perfect. Greg Taylor is the author of the young adult novels The Girl Who Became a Beatle and Killer Pizza: The Slice. Only two weeks had ticked by since school let out, but Toby was already dealing with a mean case of the SBs. That's a whole other story. Welcome to the official Facebook page of Greg Taylor, author of the Killer Pizza series, including The Slice, and the newest addition, Vampire Stakes. When Toby lands a summer job at Killer Pizza, where pies like The Monstrosity and The Frankensausage are on the menu, things seem perfect. Sure, he had his graphic novels, computer, video games, and chores he was always forgetting to do. Greg Taylor's Killer Pizza is a humorous and fast-paced read that R.L. I thought that this book was good at times but it was also sometimes a bit boring. This book had good action and a hint of romance. He finds that he loves making great pizzas and working with his new team. “Just a little joke, Mom. Frame narrative is a literary technique for a story within a story. The manager invites them back to where they keep their supplies for making pizza and he reveals a secret passageway leading to a hidden basement/lab underground. This would be a good boy book for both MS and HS boys. They start off the job and have a new employee to work with them. Toby and Strobe were out on a mission trying to capture one of the monsters to find where they lived. When Toby McGill signed on for a summer job at Killer Pizza, he had no idea what he was getting into. We read this book for a book club comprised of grade school kids. They must defeat the undea... Killer Pizza Book Series That had left Toby hangin’ out in the wind. Something we hope you'll especially enjoy: FBA items qualify for FREE Shipping and Amazon Prime. A pizza shop is a cover for a monster hunting operation. “We had English and geometry together last year.”. Fourteen year old me would have absolutely loved this book! We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. “Go look for yourself if you don’t believe me.”. He believes they are a good team and wants them to train to be MCO's (Monster Combat Officers). Not to his best friend. In screenwriter Taylor's entertaining, if ephemeral, debut novel and B-movie takeoff, 14-year-old Toby Magill gets a summer job at the new Killer Pizza franchise in town (specialties include the "Fangtastic Hawaiian" and "Vampire Stakes"), where he hopes to hone his own cooking skills to fulfill his dream of becoming a famous chef. 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. But none of them are prepared for what’s really going on at Killer Pizza: It’s a front for a monster-hunting organization! “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. Vampire Stakes (Killer Pizza Series #3) By Greg Taylor Best for: Ages 10-14 Did you miss the third Killer Pizza? This book is on the 2010 Texas Lone Star List. He soon finds out that he pizza parlor is also used as an organization to hunt and kill monsters. You already have a pizza oven: your grill. Fact was, he harbored a secret passion he hadn’t revealed to anyone. 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. I'm going to DNF this. 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