Lizzy Librarian Reviews Emily Carroll’s Through the Woods

Lizzy Librarian Reviews Emily Carroll’s Through the Woods

Welcome back, dear reader! I have another amazing graphic novel recommendation for you: Through the Woods by Emily Carroll. She won the 2015 Will Eisner Best Graphic Album Reprint and the 2015 Ignatz Award for Outstanding Artist for this book. It contains five stories, all written and illustrated by Carroll, and each one is haunting and lovely in their own ways. The tales have their own distinct feel and […]

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Lizzy the Librarian Reviews Guignol: A Tale of Escalating Horror by Brett Schwaner and Keith Hogan

Lizzy the Librarian Reviews Guignol: A Tale of Escalating Horror by Brett Schwaner and Keith Hogan

Women in Horror Month Librarian, Lizzy Walker, has returned with a review of Guignol: A Tale of Escalating Horror by Brett Schwaner and Keith Hogan.                       *** Shy artistic Maelynn Maghee is a new student at the art academy of Sainte Jeanne d’Arc. She hasn’t made any friends, and with her constantly exhausted mother, an overworked nursing […]

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WiHM Spotlight: Gothic Tales by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

WiHM Spotlight: Gothic Tales by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

My Spotify harpsichord music playlist was a constant companion while reading through Gaskell’s Gothic Tales. It was eerily appropriate. If you enjoy setting your books to music, I can’t recommend anything better than the London Harpsichord Ensemble. Sometimes short stories can have the same, if not better, effect with the Gothic themed stories—looming houses or manors, fantastic villains, romance, yet with fewer pages to convey […]

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