This is undoubtedly one of my favorite books of 2014. It’s delightfully creepy and beautifully illustrated. The understated horror of the series of stories are thought-provoking, preying on the basest of human fears. Through the Woods: Stories by Emily Carroll Published: July 15th 2014 by Margaret K. McElderry Books/ Simon & Schuster Source: local library ISBN: 9781442465954… Continue reading Book Review: Through the Woods: Stories by Emily Carroll
I’ve been reading lots more graphic novels lately, and a lot more about graphic novels. This is mostly due to my duties at work, which include selecting graphic novels for the adult and teen collections. But some of it is natural interest. The format encompasses a lot more stories than stereotypical superhero fare, and I’m finding… Continue reading Feminist Fridays: Graphic Novels Reading List(s)
If I had a signature style, it would best be described as “delightfully morbid.” The Undertaking of Lily Chen was totally my style. Dreamy, watercolor artwork. Check. Strong storytelling. Check. Dual meaning and a sense of irony. Check. The Undertaking of Lily Chen by Danica Novgorodoff Published: March 25th 2014 by First Second/Macmillan ISBN: 9781596435865 Find:… Continue reading Book Review: The Undertaking of Lily Chen by Danica Novgorodoff
I loved the Sookie Stackhouse series, and have been getting into graphic novels, so I was excited to check this out. Cemetery Girl Book One: The Pretenders by Charlaine Harris and Christopher Golden Published: January 7th 2014 by InkLit Source: local library Synopsis (Goodreads): She calls herself Calexa Rose Dunhill—names taken from the grim surroundings where… Continue reading Book Review: The Pretenders (Cemetery Girl #1) by Charlaine Harris & Christopher Golden
So I’m kinda nerdy and thought this would be a fun, nonfiction graphic novel. Because science. It was mostly just okay.