Books by Chris Wooding

SILVER by Chris Wooding
Released: March 25, 2014

"It's just all kinds of white-knuckle fun. (Horror. 12 & up)"
When strange insects assault a remote boarding school in England, the kids try to save the day in this tense page-turner. Read full book review >
PALE by Chris Wooding
Released: Nov. 1, 2012

"Struggling or reluctant readers may be perplexed, but the gripping, if violent, teen content will keep them engaged. Guaranteed to generate lively discussion. (Science fiction. 13 & up)"
The Lazarus serum allows people with the right blood type to survive death, but in this minimalist dystopia, death may be preferable to the grim future that awaits the resurrected. Read full book review >
PANDEMONIUM by Chris Wooding
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"An action-packed, tongue-in-cheek romp fitted out with snarky dialogue, heroic fantasy tropes aplenty and a notably resilient protagonist. (Graphic novel. 11-13)"
A supposed village lad kidnapped to stand in for the vanished prince he resembles rises to the challenge. More or less. Read full book review >
RETRIBUTION FALLS by Chris Wooding
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 26, 2011

"Presumably Wooding's past and present YA fans will wish to step up; otherwise, only for readers who don't have a skeptical bone in their bodies."
Popular British YA author Wooding (Havoc, 2010, etc.) makes his adult debut with this rollicking, picaresque steampunk fantasy. Read full book review >
HAVOC by Chris Wooding
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

This sequel to Malice (2009) draws the rival casts of evil monsters and teenage rebels into climactic battles both in this world and the parallel one behind the pages of a comic. Read full book review >

MALICE by Chris Wooding
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

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. Read full book review >

STORM THIEF by Chris Wooding
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

Come visit Orokos, an ancient metropolis in serious decay from previous technological heights. Read full book review >

POISON by Chris Wooding
FANTASY
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

In this exciting fantasy by the author of The Haunting of Alaizabel Cray (2004), the kidnapping of her sister propels a teenaged girl out of her rural village determined to bring the baby back. Read full book review >

THE HAUNTING OF ALAIZABEL CRAY by Chris Wooding
FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2004

Readers will get finger cramps from rapidly turning the pages of Wooding's gripping tale, an excellent mélange of horror, suspense, and the gothic. Read full book review >