Malice by Chris Wooding
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Synopsis

From the amazing imagination of Chris Wooding, a heartstopping mix of thriller and graphic novel.

Three kids get trapped in the world of a deadly comic book in this middle-grade thriller from Chris Wooding.
 

About Chris Wooding

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Chris Wooding began writing at the age of 16, and his first novel Crashing was published when he was 19. Since that time, he's written dozens of novels in several genres, notably the award-winning The Haunting of Alaizabel Cray; Poison; Storm Thief; the Malice series; and the graphic novel, Pandemonium.
 
Published October 1, 2009 by Scholastic Press. 384 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Horror, Young Adult, Action & Adventure, Children's Books. Fiction

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In this hybrid-format horror/fantasy restless teens in search of adventure pass back and forth between their world and Malice—a tenebrous, ruined city stocked with clockwork monsters and other hazards.

Oct 01 2009 | Read Full Review of Malice: Book 1

The Guardian

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Call on Tall Jake and he'll take you to Malice, a world that exists inside a comic book where there's danger around every corner.

Sep 27 2011 | Read Full Review of Malice: Book 1

The Guardian

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Malice by Chris Wooding Buy it from the Guardian bookshop Search the Guardian bookshop Teenagers are becoming poisonously obsessed by a very nasty cult comic called...

May 16 2009 | Read Full Review of Malice: Book 1

Publishers Weekly

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Toying with the menace and adventure of urban legends and comic books, Wooding (The Haunting of Alaizabel Cray ) introduces readers to the bizarre realm of Malice in this novel/comic book hybrid.

Oct 19 2009 | Read Full Review of Malice: Book 1

BC Books

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As a comic book series, the fictional Malice seems singularly unsatisfying: we're told the comic has no overriding story, just a collection of disconnected vignettes depicting kids in peril.

Jan 06 2010 | Read Full Review of Malice: Book 1

The Bookbag

It's a perfect amalgam of comic book and adventure horror, and the sustained darkness of Malice is going to be much appreciated by plenty of fans.

Oct 24 2009 | Read Full Review of Malice: Book 1

Teen Reads

Seth and Kady are in utter shock, then, when they manage to come across the next edition of Malice and find Luke drawn as the main character.

Oct 18 2011 | Read Full Review of Malice: Book 1

Kidz World

Luke was taken by Tall Jake, the ruler of the comic book world, Malice.

Oct 28 2009 | Read Full Review of Malice: Book 1

The Trades

Malice begins with two friends, Heather and Luke, looking at the latest issue of a mysterious comic.

Nov 17 2009 | Read Full Review of Malice: Book 1

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