Through The Woods is a graphic novel. Carroll is a graphic artist who publishes many short comics via her website and in other print anthologies. She lives in Canada. I like to read a graphic novel every once in a while, and this one seemed right up my alley because the stories looked spooky.
This is a collection of several tales told in the graphic novel/comic format--all of them twisted, all creepy, with endings bleak and dark as the tales themselves. These are tales of monsters and murder, of things that hide in the dark of the shadows and the night. The drawings are both stark and lush and Carroll is masterful at building suspense, atmosphere, and terror with both her words and her pictures.
I highly recommend this book--you will pore over the beautiful illustrations and the spooky tales. This is a great book for graphic novel fans, or for people who enjoy gothic tales of darkness and suspense. If you want more tales from Emily Carroll, please visit her website where you read some tales that
--Reviewed by Ms. Angie