Poison

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Scholastic, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 288 pages
187 Reviews
In "a novel almost unparalleled for density and invention" (Horn Book), YA phenom Chris Wooding introduces an electrifying heroine . . . and an unforgettable story.

Poison has always been a willful, contrary girl, prone to being argumentative and stubborn. So when her sister is snatched by the mean-spirited faeries, she seeks out the Phaerie Lord to get her back.

But finding him isn't easy, and the quest leads Poison into a murderous world of intrigue, danger, and deadly storytelling. With only her wits and her friends to aid her, Poison must survive the attentions of the Phaerie Lord, rescue her sister, and thwart a plot that's beyond anything she (or the reader) can imagine . . .

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It had beautiful prose and beautiful characters. - Goodreads
There is a happy ending to the novel. - Goodreads
i like wooding's writing. - Goodreads
The imagery in this story was unreal. - Goodreads
I'd predicted the ending before she even left her town. - Goodreads
The ending makes you think. - Goodreads
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an aaammmmaaazzziiinnnngggggg book its one of my favorites i also love the name of the book

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I can sum Poison up in thirteen words: nothing less than one of the best fantasy novels I have ever read. Okay, I summed it up, and I could end this review right there, but sod that, I need to make ... Read full review

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Contents

Soulswatcb
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Lamprey
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The Moiise of the Bone Witch
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About the author (2006)

CHRIS WOODING's first book was published when he was only nineteen years old. He is the author of Malice and its sequel, Havoc; Storm Thief and Poison, both ALA Best Books for Young Adults; The Haunting of Alaizabel Cray, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and a Booklist Top 10 Fantasy Book for Youth; and the Broken Sky series. He has traveled all around the world and currently lives in London.

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