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Killer Pizza (Killer Pizza #1)

3.83  ·  Rating Details  ·  1,347 Ratings  ·  270 Reviews

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. When Toby lands a summer job at Killer Pizza, where pies like The Monstrosity and The Frankensausage are on the menu, things seem perfect. His coworkers, Annabel and Strobe, are cool, and Toby loves being part of a team. But n

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Published (first published May 26th 2009)
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Dana Davis-avants
Sep 24, 2012 Dana Davis-avants rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: teen-fiction
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Apr 01, 2013 Treyb rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book is my new favorite because it has action and violence and a good story line and actions of characters. I could not put it down after read half of it. Hope you read this 5 star book!
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Jeanine Allen
Jeanine Allen

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. He starts working in a pizza parlor in his small Ohio home town. He soon finds out that he pizza parlor is also used as an organization to hunt and kill monsters. Soon he is being recruited to work as a Monster Combat Officer. He works with Annabel who is one of the most popular and prettiest girls in school as well as a guy named Strobe. Their j
Nov 17, 2014 Max rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I thought that this book was good at times but it was also sometimes a bit boring. I think this happened because when it was good there was action but when there wasn't action it was boring. 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. 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 ...more
Arsh M
Jan 10, 2013 Arsh M rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

I am currently reading Killer Pizza by Greg Taylor.I'm at the part were a guy from the Echo 8-Plex movie theater is about to leave but a monster stings him and makes him faint. I think the author dose a good job of putting a lot of details like the place was at a dead end and it hodgepodge of business. I think me and Toby have things in common like we both like comics and we both see things like shadows and creatures.Each time I open up this book and imagine the Killer Pizza restaurant I
Ernesto Valenciano
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. Toby only experience to become a famous chef has been watching the food network. When toby gets a summer job at killer pizza he doesn't know that monstrosity and the frankensausage are on. I like the book it was a cool and horror book because none of them is prepare ...more
Toby McGill doesn't ask for much. He'd like to get a summer job. After all, he's 14, he doesn't have many friends and he's very bored. However, Toby has plans of becoming a celebrity chef, so he just needs some practice. Enter Killer Pizza. It's the only place to hire Toby, where he works with Annabel (a beautiful, smart and rich classmate) and Strobe (an angry older boy).

However, all is not as it seems at Killer Pizza. Instead of a pizza place with a monster theme, it's actually a front for a m
Melissa McShane
May 04, 2012 Melissa McShane rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: 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. 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. Workin ...more
Mar 26, 2009 Claire rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I hope the author writes a few more.

This book was a blast with just the right amount of tension and fun and intellectual type stuff and I can safely recommend this book to the young people I volunteer with as there is no objectionable material in the book - unless you count murderous monsters...

Toby is an aspiring chef and gets a job at the latest branch of Killer Pizza. Just as Toby is enjoying the pace and flexing his chef pecs in the kitchen at Killer Pizza he finds out that the pizza gig i
Dawson Drouhard
Killer Pizza by Greg Taylor
Killer pizza is about a teenager named Toby. It's the summer and Toby is looking for a small job to make some money, so he gets a job at this new pizza place that just opened down the street. He get the job and meets his co-workers and starts working. but after about a week of good business there manager tells them about what he does in this business. He tell them and shows them the monsters he kills because he is part of a group that kills these monsters to save human
Kyle Bouchard
Nov 24, 2014 Kyle Bouchard rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Killer Pizza was about a young boy who has a secretive passion for cooking. He'd always had the goal of becoming a professional chef, opening restaurants and being famous. One morning of his seemingly dreary summer, he receives a random phone call, and gets offered a job and of course, he accepts! He appears on his first morning, with the intention of learning how to make awesome pizza at a new restaurant called "Killer Pizza" and he is a natural born talent at it! Then, his boss, reveals an une ...more
Dylan Jee
Killer Pizza in a fictional book by Greg Taylor. The book is about Toby Magill, a boy whose dream job is to become a chef. Right now the best he has had are cooking shows. One day Toby gets a great job at a place called Killer Pizza were they serve dishes like Monstrosity, Frankensausage, and Fangtastic. Pretty interesting names huh? At Killer Pizza, Toby has two really cool co-workers named Annabel and Strobe. Annabel was a popular kid at school, she was rich, she is really nice to everyone, an ...more
Samuel Currier
Sep 10, 2014 Samuel Currier rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Good book i would recomend it any day 5:5
Mar 22, 2016 Natalie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: teen
Toby has a secret dream - he wants to be a chef. So when he gets a job at the new pizzeria - Killer Pizza - he's thrilled. He starts with Annabel, Strobe, and David, and can't imagine a better job. He's already thinking of opening his own pizza joint when David reveals his true identity - Harvey Major, the owner of Killer Pizza. And Harvey has yet another secret. Killer Pizza is a front for Harvey's true business, monster killing. There are monsters everywhere - monsters called guttata. Harvey's ...more
Fallon Lyons
Jan 09, 2014 Fallon Lyons rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Debra Gastelum
Aug 28, 2011 Debra Gastelum rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ssyra-titles
I really enjoyed this book. If you like scary Goose Bumps type books, you'll really like this. It's all about monsters! The next one is available in the book fair and I think I'll get it.
Corie Bocian
Jan 09, 2014 Corie Bocian rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Mar 22, 2010 Raufil is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
I am one the part when Toby hears a noise from the woods but does think it is just an animal. when he go to his work called killer pizza he is cooking Fangtastic Hawaiian.
Amanda Harris
Oct 29, 2015 Amanda Harris rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Toby McGill really just wants to be a chef, but the only experience he has is watching the Food Network! Toby lands a job working at a local pizza joint called, "Killer Pizza" and things are going swell. Toby works with some cool kids named Annabel and Strobe. Training to work in a pizza place is great, but the real training begins as they find out "Killer Pizza" is just a front for a monster-hunting organization! This is certainly not what Toby signed up for, but now he feels like he's kinda lo ...more
Apr 15, 2015 Ari rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I thought book was a very good adventure. It's like reading the story mode of a video game.
Charlize Ulloa
Oct 16, 2014 Charlize Ulloa rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
In my observation Killer Pizza is awesome because it was funny had action so basically everything I want in a book. I would read this book everyday that's how good it is. In a way I'm sort of like Toby because he went into Killer Pizza (a pizza shop) he felt a weird vibe and that happens to me all the time when I go in my grandma's store. One thought about this book is that its amazing. But not as amazing as Always October if you haven't go check it out. And I totally recommend this book room 5 ...more
Mar 24, 2010 John rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Pretty darn good awesome
Apr 10, 2016 Alexis rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book is a good gory book. The cover was the first thing that got my attention but I liked the way the book was writen. Sometimes books don't flow well or loose your attention but this book is hard not to understand. I liked this book for many of the following reasons:
- I like really like the name Annabel so that was cool.
- The characters were all unique.
- I love fiction and the unreal creatures in this book.
- It was easy AND fun to read at the same time.
Aug 19, 2015 J.S. rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fiction-ya, vine
Fourteen year-old Toby Magill loves watching the Food Channel and dreams of being a celebrity chef. Never mind that he's never made anything in the kitchen. But when he lands a job at the newest pizza place (oddly located in a mostly industrial part of town) he finds that he's truly at home in the kitchen. Plus, his two co-workers, Annabel (the beautiful, popular, and rich girl from school) and Strobe (nicknamed for his flipping back and forth between "light" and "dark" moods - although they hav ...more
Analeese Evil
Vivvie: It's got violence, and fighting. I love it!

Hawtshot: Wow, add some monster killing and Viv loves it.

Vivvie: But can you really blame me?

Hawtshot: Well, I did really like the book. I definitely didn't expect that their lazy coworker was actually their boss! I liked that part, their boss is smart.

Leo: Yeah, that was unexpected. I like the monster thing, too. I just couldn't connect with the characters. I like Toby, but not really Annabel or Strobe. Annabel's just kind of there. She's nic
Sophie Luján-Bear
This is a book written about kids my age, for kids younger than me. Or, at least, I hope so.

The story itself is actually pretty entertaining. It's about a fourteen year-old kid named Toby getting his first job at a pizza place. He doesn't tell anyone, but it's because he has a secret love of cooking, and wants to become a chef.

He works there with a girl he likes, named Annabelle, and two guys, Strobe and Doug. However, it turns out it was all a test, and Doug is really the owner and just wante
Ms. Patterson
KILLER PIZZA, a horror story with an eye-catching cover, tells the story of Toby, a fourteen-year-old wannabe chef. He'd just about given up in finding a summer job, when he's offered a job at a new pizza restaurant in town, Killer Pizza. Toby's super excited about the opportunity, because how else is he going to get experience in the kitchen in order to one-day fulfill his dream of becoming a famous chef. After starting work there, Toby and his two co-workers, Strobe and Annabel, learn that Kil ...more
May 30, 2011 Sara rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Killer Pizza by Greg Taylor follows Toby a boy who is thrilled to start his new job at Killer Pizza. He starts work with his co-workers Strobe and Anabelle and everything is going well when his boss Harvey tells them that the pizza shop is a front for an organization that hunts and kills monsters to keep the human population safe. Toby and his friends start their training while also dealing with an infestation of Gruttatas, a disgusting monster that bites and transforms humans.

This is a great ho
Lisa Nocita
For those looking for action and adventure with an unlikely hero, Killer Pizza may be just the thing to order. Toby is pudgy and friendless, a target for teasing. His secret desire is to become a chef, but he's afraid to admit this to even his own family. A summer job opportunity at Killer Pizza give him not only the chance to develop his culinary skills but much, much more than he ever expected. Killer Pizza makes more than pizza deliveries; it's a front for a secret monster combat operation. T ...more
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Greg Taylor is the author of the young adult and middle-grade novels The Girl Who Became a Beatle, Killer Pizza, and Killer Pizza: The Slice. 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. His screenwriting credits include Jumanji, Harriet the Spy, Prancer, and Th ...more
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