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Through the Woods
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
Discover a terrifying world in the woods in this collection of five hauntingly beautiful graphic stories that includes the online webcomic sensation His Face All Red, in print for the first time.Journey through the woods in this sinister, compellingly spooky collection that features four brand-new stories and one phenomenally popular tale in print for the first time. These are fairy tales gone seriously wrong, where you can travel to Our Neighbors Housethough coming back might be a problem. Or find yourself a young bride in a house that holds a terrible secret in A Ladys Hands Are Cold. You might try to figure out what is haunting My Friend Janna, or discover that your brothers fiance may not be what she seems in The Nesting Place. And of course you must revisit the horror of His Face All Red, the breakout webcomic hit that has been gorgeously translated to the printed page. Already revered for her work online, award-winning comic creator Emily Carrolls stunning visual style and impeccable pacing is on grand display in this entrancing anthology, her print debut.
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AnneCecilie
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Mehso-so

This is classified as horror. I wasn‘t scared and that‘s the reason for the so-so rating.

5 stories about what lurks in the woods and comes out of it.

3rd book for #20in4
@Andrew65

Andrew65 Well done 👏👏👏 1mo
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Linsy
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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“She hopped moonlit streams and took in the scent of pale night flowers.“

#moon #ominousoctober #teamslaughter

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Awesome cover 🧡🖤 1mo
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Aimeesue
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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The cover is fabulous, but I love the title page(s) even more. How ominous that looks, with only three colors and silhouettes.

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Leniverse
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Current read for Thing 1 who recognised the first story and suddenly realised he's already following the author on social media. 😂

#readathon
@DeweysReadathon

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RaeLovesToRead
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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#thoughtfulthursday @MoonWitch94
Thanks for the tag @Yuki_Onna ??

? Mystery!
? Haunted House!
? A lot of promising spooky books turn out to be disappointing. The Loney had incredible atmosphere, but didn't fully hang together, for example...

I'm going to go for the tagged because the short story "The Nesting Place" was one of the creepiest things I've ever read!!!

Slade House by David Nicholls also gave me creepy vibes.

Tags all round!

MoonWitch94 Thanks for playing 🎃✨📖🕯🏚 2mo
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bthegood
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Pickpick

Graphics are good and the 5 stories are creepy - (and there are ghosts #ScarathlonDailyPrompts )- enjoyed this!
#Scarathlon2022 #TeamMonsterMash @StayCurious

Make a great day everyone 👻

WJCintron I LOVE ghosts! I stacked it! 😃👍 2mo
bthegood @WJCintron I think you might appreciate the graphics and stories 🙂 2mo
WJCintron @bthegood 😃👍 2mo
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AmandaBlaze
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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#20in4 Recap - Days 1 -3
Black Mouth
The Black Cat
Through the Woods
“The Inhabitant of the Pond” (Tales of Terror)
Total: 12:40
@Andrew65 @StayCurious

WJCintron You are doing SO GREAT!! I need to count my points. 😩 hate math lol 😂 2mo
Andrew65 Brilliant 👏👏👏 2mo
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AmandaBlaze
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Pickpick

I'm charging out of September's reading slump for #Scarathlon2022 #TeamMonsterMash. This graphic novel was beautifully illustrated with 5 spine-tingling stories involving strange occurrences in the woods.
@StayCurious

StayCurious Make sure to count each story on its own for more points! 2mo
AmandaBlaze Thanks! I forgot. 2mo
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Buchbeeg
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Pickpick

Picked this up out of my daughter's stack of library TBRs. Again, I don't read a lot of graphic novels but this was super fun. It has 5 short stories with images that could stick with you as well as "Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark"

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tokorowilliamwallace
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Mehso-so

First graphic novel read in a while. It's neat that the author also provided her own illustrations (or maybe it started the other way around), which was definitely one of the highlights. The artwork was immersive and simple, like news comics, Curious George, Matilda; but I liked it included word bubbles. Second and fourth stories were the best, though all were atmospheric, experiential, the collection's strength. Brothers Grimm + Japanese horror

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tokorowilliamwallace
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I dreamt I woke up on a boat
A rocking boat
A quiet boat
On a smooth black sea we float
Away, away
away
I dreamt a Captain dressed in grey
I dreamt I wore a long white coat
I dreamt a stone caught in my throat
I dreamt I choked
and choked
and choked
I dreamt my legs were long and pale
made of smoke
I choked and choked
And when I woke I wrote and wrote
as though it might all float away.

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tokorowilliamwallace
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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And she was awoken by a soft song: I married my love in the springtime,
But by the summer he'd locked me away.
He'd murdered me dead by the autumn,
& by winter I was naught but decay.
It's cold where I am and so lonely,
but in loneliness I will remain,
Unloved, unavenged, & forgotten,
until I am whole once again.

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Avanders
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Pickpick

This quick, horrifying, creepy, disturbing, and beautiful graphic novel was just what I needed to start August. Loved it. 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

(I tried to clip a couple pics that showed a little but didn‘t give anything away… idk if I succeeded, but these images make me remember the stories so I love ‘em!)

Thanks again @TheBookHippie !! ♥️

TheBookHippie ♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️ 4mo
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Avanders
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Ooooh @TheBookHippie what a perfect taste of all things wonderful fall, hygge, & Halloween!! 🎃☠️🫖 The socks are cozyriffic, I love the witchy mug🖤, the tea smells perfectly fallgasmic, & those towels are super cute & ghoulish! Lock the Doors sounds like a perfectly scary read 👻, & I‘m sooooooo happy to finally have Through the Woods, which I‘ve been wanting for forever!! Thank you!! 🖤🧡🖤🧡🖤

And Fangs @paperwitchs for hosting this fab swap!

mabell Another awesome package!! 🍁🎃 5mo
TheBookHippie 🧡🧡🧡🧡yay!!!!!! Enjoy!!!! 5mo
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KateReadsYA That tea sounds amazing 🥰 5mo
ShelleyBooksie "Fallgasmic" - this is an amazing word. 5mo
Avanders @mabell I know - it was such a great swap day!! 🧡🥰 @KateReadsYA so perfectly fall! 🍎🫖♥️ @ShelleyBooksie 😂 glad you appreciated that! 😁 5mo
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phantomx
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Pickpick

Where has this been all my life?! Each story has a smooth storytelling and beautiful narration, and the artwork compliments the tone of the narration and elevates the horror. It dialed up the creep and terror factor at the end of each story for me. Worth a read for fans of horror #comics #horror #lgbtqauthor #weekendreading

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monalyisha
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Pickpick

I enjoyed these unsettling short stories in graphic novel format. The ambiguous endings make it the perfect choice for a Teen Book Club. My favorite selection is “The Nesting Place,” which seems to shout the lesson, “If anything can save you, reading can!” I especially liked the darkly twisted allusion to the bedroom from “Goodnight, Moon” in the conclusion. Heavy on the red, black, & blue color palette. Be prepared for sharp teeth & eyelessness.

allureofbeauty I love this one. 8mo
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BookAdict
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Pickpick

I wanted to read more graphic novels this year and Through the woods was one I was excited about. The book has multiple horror stories though I didn‘t find most of them scary but the artwork is really beautiful and definitely helps with getting involved in the story. 3.5/5 ⭐️

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Charityann
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Pickpick

Perfect read for the season.🎃😈👻📚 #scarathlon2021 #teamslaughter @Clwojick

Linsy Love this one! 13mo
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Emilymdxn
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Pickpick

These graphic novels short stories were incredibly dreamlike and fairytale-ish. Most of them had dark woods in them in some way, and they were scary in a childish campfire story sort of way with very atmospheric illustrations.

#scarathlon2021 #teamslaughter @Clwojick I‘ll work out points for all the short stories when I‘m at my laptop tomorrow!

RaeLovesToRead I love this... especially The Nesting Place... *shudder* 14mo
Clwojick I loved this one! 14mo
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RedxoHearts
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Pickpick

A quick creepy graphic novel of stories. I wouldn't call it really scary but definitely creepy especially the illustrations. The stories reminded me of the Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark series I loved growing up.

#Scarathlon2021 #TeamSlaughter
#SpookoweenReadathon

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RaeLovesToRead
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Thanks for the tag @Yuki_Onna 😁

1. I would have to say the Cacodemons from the original Doom videogame series... so cute, and yet so evil 😄
Other iconic faves can be found in The Golden Voyage of Sinbad & Trapdoor 😂😂
I also like Vampires. Of the non-twilight variety.

2. The Nesting Place *shudder* 😱😱😱

3. I'd like to read a creepy ghost (or lurking monster) story that actually hangs together by the end. Any suggestions?

vivastory Have you read anything by Ania Ahlborn? 1y
vivastory One of my favorites of her is a creature book 1y
Yuki_Onna Hmm, Rae, I really should quote you and add 'Of the non-Twilight variety' to my liking of Vampires... 🤔 1y
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RaeLovesToRead @vivastory I haven't... I shall add it to stack. The synopsis sounds intriguing 😊 1y
RaeLovesToRead @Yuki_Onna 😂😂😂 I read about 5 pages of twilight once. That's as far as I could manage. 1y
Yuki_Onna You managed more with Twilight than I did... 😂
If you don't mind, I shall quote you then, harharhar... 😎
1y
RaeLovesToRead @Yuki_Onna I don't mind at all 😊 1y
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Kaarin
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Pickpick

Weird & beautiful

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Kaarin
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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“It was a fine, fine night & a good, good walk.”

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esurient
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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“But the prince had an uncle who wanted the throne.“

The Prince and the Sea: A Romance
http://emcarroll.com/comics/prince/andthesea.html

#notthetaggedbook #shortwork Horror genre. Gorgeous artwork. The artist has a number of her works available as a #webcomic, and her use of space in the computer medium thrills me every time.

esurient Is it too early to pick out this year's Halloween read? 1y
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K.Wielechowski
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Pickpick

Beautifully drawn but oh so creepy! Definitely read it during the day and not alone if possible.

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MartinaLove
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Pickpick

3/5 ⭐

Through the Woods was a nice 5 spooky story collections. I liked all of them except for one story. It was entertaining.

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RaeLovesToRead
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Pickpick

Happy Sunday, Litsy buddies!
I've had a look through my cupboard at some Picks from the past and thought I'd share them.

First up, Through the Woods... a graphic novel that gets its Pick status by containing the amazingly creepy story "The Nesting Place"... this one has stayed with me for years! (1/3)

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britt_reads
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Pickpick

This graphic novel has 5 creepy short stories. It was a fun way to end my Halloween. I love the artwork!
+76 #teamharkness

#scarathlon2020 #screamathon #creaturefeaturethon #votedearlyreadathon

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KatieDid927
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Pickpick

Perfect book of graphic stories for the spooky season.

#Screamathon @4thhouseontheleft

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JoeMo
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Pickpick

I really liked this collection of creepy stories in graphic novel form! The stories were fun, but the artwork was beautiful! This collection is a perfect read for this time of year.

106 pts

#teamharkness #scarathlon2020 #screamathon #readyourway #booathon

TheSpineView 🧡🎃🖤📚 2y
readordierachel I liked this one too 2y
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mdemanatee
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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It‘s been a stressful week at work and I‘m having trouble turning my worry off despite the fact I am off for the next week. BUT I get to dive headfirst in to my TBR while overtime has been keeping me away again a bit. But first, book club read for tomorrow.

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wildwoodreads
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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The old adage "don't judge a book by it's cover" doesn't apply today, because we are going to be talking about some beautiful book covers. What are some of your favorite covers?

Check them out at www.readinginthewildwood.com

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stretchkev
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Pickpick

Stunning artwork with simply stories that stick. Subtlety stick!

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BeansPage
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Pickpick

Five short horror stories put together in graphic novel form. Very eerie!!! I really enjoyed reading this book and I enjoyed the artwork as well. Everything was very well done!
HINT: it's better if you read this one by candlelight 😉 Enjoy!

madams421 ooooh cool! 2y
Clwojick Soooo good! I love this one. 2y
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MissPurpleSpecs
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Mehso-so

Meh. it was OK. It wasn‘t really that scary, but I really appreciated the graphic novel format.

Recommended for: eighth grade and up.

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Jari-chan
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Pickpick

Wow, this is a great book! So beautiful, so much atmosphere and a lot of shivers - even though I read it during day time. The pictures are stunning and work without using a lot of words. Loved it ❤️

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RainyDayReading
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Pickpick

Fun and slightly creepy graphic novel. I LOVED the art and would find myself staring at the pages just soaking it all in. Out of the 5 stories I think only one really gave me the creeps, but the others are fun just the same.

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Adventures-of-a-French-Reader
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Pickpick

I really enjoyed this graphic collection of creepy stories.
Interesting plots, nice illustrations, and a creepy imagination = perfect reading time.

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magyklyXdelish
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Pickpick

Well written short stories that definitely hit the creepy mark. The artwork is absolutely STUNNING. I adored this book to absolute bits.

#review #quickread #horror #graphicnovel #readingresolutions #readinggoals #booked2020 #bookworm

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cozypunk
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Pickpick

Short but spooky. :} Much like Edgar Allan Poe's stories, Carroll's are scary and streamlined. #dw2020reads

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PurpleyPumpkin
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Next up, with my morning coffee! #bookandbeverage #Gratefulreads

Caroline2 Oh I enjoyed this book. It was so much darker than I was expecting tho!!! 😱 3y
Emilymdxn What a gorgeous morning reading setup! 3y
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Love the colours in this photo. 3y
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks So pretty 💛💛💛 3y
MayJasper Looks very inviting 3y
OriginalCyn620 Nice photo! 👌🏻 3y
Linsy I love that book! Wish I had it in hardcover 3y
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Lindsbooklover93
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Mehso-so

Hi everyone! Happy Halloween. I just finished reading Through the woods. This book was creepy short stories. It was perfect for Halloween. #litsy #kindle #kindlefire #paperwhite #library #bookgeek

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inthegreensandblues
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Sleet outside, hot apple cider and spooky stories inside. 🍂🌧️🍎

Skeebies05 So cozy. It‘s lightly snowing here as well 3y
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ShyBookOwl
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Decided to re-read this one. Perfect time of year for it!

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Pretty photo 🧡🧡 3y
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Caroline2
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Pickpick

WOAH! This was a lot darker than I was expecting! Like the brain child of Stephen King & Wes Craven this is some warped, disturbing stuff! Amazing gothic, macabre illustrations that made my skin crawl. Fantastic! #scarathlon #teamstoker

BeansPage 🧟‍♀️ 3y
RealBooks4ever Loved this! 💜 3y
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Palimpsest
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Read this graphic novel story collection last night with the dim glow of amber fairy lights, the candle, and just my booklight. Some great stories, but I think my favorite was “His Face All Red”. Quick and spooky pick for Halloween.

esurient Oh gosh I had loved this one. I need to pick up more of her works. 3y
Palimpsest @esurient This was my first time reading a book by Emily Carroll, but I‘ll definitely be looking for others. I picked it up because it was on display at my library. So glad I did! 3y
esurient I found her early webcomics first and had been just amazed. Her art for 'The Prince and the Sea' was particularly well-suited for the webview medium -- ditto with that one scene in 'His Face...', climbing down. 3y
esurient ...er, as the character was climbing, I-the-reader was scrolling, and it gave an excellent seat-of-your-pants thrill. 3y
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LaraS
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Mehso-so

This book was okay, but I wanted more somehow (and not in a good way). I adore the illustrations, and the stories started off really well but then they just sort of stop and I‘m left disappointed. #screamathon

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lost.in.a.book
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Mehso-so

Um... it was okay🤷‍♀️ I think the short stories were lacking but the illustrations were beautiful. ⭐⭐⭐💫
Well, on to the next 📚

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elizabethlk
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Pickpick

Definitely falling in love with Emily Carroll's gothic horror fairy tale style, regardless of whether she's writing for kids, teens, or adults. This collection of short stories (suitable for teens and up) is genuinely great. I didn't dislike a single one, and a couple of them really knocked my socks off. Definitely enjoying for the season as well.

CoffeeCatsBooks I loved this one too. I gave it as a gift to several people. 3y
elizabethlk @CoffeeCatsBooks Nice! I think I'm the last of most of my friends to get into this since the author is local. 3y
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Sg1224
Through the Woods | Emily Carroll
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Piano key teeth...what a lovely description for this sinisterly looking creature. I wolfed...(haha) these stories down. No luck needed. Big 🙏 to @lele1432 for sending this in my #screamathonswap package!

lele1432 Omg!! So glad you liked it lol!! From what I could tell, the artwork looked great. 🤗 3y
monalyisha I love your review! 8mo
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