The Anomalist

Book Buzz 2018

New Books (and other media) of Interest to Anomalists

(See also previous book buzz, book awards, and our new book imprint.)

Anomalies, Forteana, and General Mysteries

Project Phenomena: Evaluating the Paranormal
by Brian Allan

Jott: When Things Disappear... and Come Back or Relocate - And Why It Really Happens
by Mary Rose Barrington

Strange Frequencies: The Extraordinary Story of the Technological Quest for the Supernatural
by Peter Bebergal

Haunted: On Ghosts, Witches, Vampires, Zombies, and Other Monsters of the Natural and Supernatural Worlds
by Leo Braudy

The Rabbit Hole Experience: On Sasquatches, Spirits, and the People Who See Them
by Paul Conroy and Michael Robartes

The Entity Letters: A Sociologist on the Trail of a Supernatural Mystery
by James McClenon

by Alan Gauld and A. D. Cornell

Phantom Messages
by William J. Hall and Jimmy Petonito

Exploration of the Unknown: The Best of Hans Holzer
by Hans Holzer

Engaging the Anomalous: Collected Essays on Anthropology, the Paranormal, Mediumship and Extraordinary Experience
by Jack Hunter

Strange Heavens: The Celestial Sphere and its Influence on Mythology, Religion, and Belief in the Paranormal
by Philip J. Imbrogno

Stranger Than Fiction: Essays by Mike Jay
by Mike Jay

A Passage Through Eternity: The enigma of the dead, UFOs and aliens
by Philip Anthony Kinsella

Medjugorje and the Supernatural: Science, Mysticism, and Extraordinary Religious Experience
by Daniel Maria Klimek

Changed in a Flash: One Woman's Near-Death Experience and Why a Scholar Thinks It Empowers Us All
by Elizabeth G. Krohn and Jeffrey J. Kripal

The Bothell Hell House: Poltergeist of Washington State
by Keith Linder

Mack Maloney's Haunted Universe
by Mack Maloney

Spectral Arctic: A History of Dreams and Ghosts in Polar Exploration
by Shane McCorristine

Paranormal Encounters on Britain's Roads: Phantom Figures, UFOs and Missing Time
by Peter A. McCue

Legend Tripping: A Contemporary Legend Casebook
by Lynne S. McNeill and Elizabeth Tucker

Urban Legends: Bizarre Tales You Won't Believe
by James Proud

The Black Diary: M.I.B, Women in Black, Black-Eyed Children, and Dangerous Books
by Nick Redfern

Don't Look Behind You: Following Ghost Roads Into the Unknown
by Timothy Renner

DMT Dialogues: Encounters with the Spirit Molecule
by David Luke and Rory Spowers (eds)

The Supernatural in Society, Culture, and History
by Dennis Waskul and Marc Eaton

Other Worlds: Spirituality and the Search for Invisible Dimensions
by Christopher G. White

Cryptozoology  (including Maverick Anthropology)

The Dragon: Fear and Power
by Martin Arnold

Russian Hominology: The Bayanov Papers - Fact & Folklore
by Dmitri Bayanov and Christopher L. Murphy

Slender Man Is Coming: Creepypasta and Contemporary Legends on the Internet
by Trevor J. Blank and Lynne S. McNeill

The Seal Serpent
by Rob Cornes and Gary Cunningham

Weird Winged Wonders: The Twilight World Of Cryptid Creatures
by Timothy Green Beckley and Tim Swartz

The Sky Is Falling: How Vampires, Zombies, Androids, and Superheroes Made America Great for Extremism
by Peter Biskind

Beasts of the Bush 
by Patrick J Gallagher

Far Out, Shaggy, Funky Monsters
by Daniel S Green

Buckeye Beasts: Historical Accounts of "Gorillas," "Wild Men," and Other Hairy Monsters in Ohio
by Tyler Houck

Yeti: An Abominable History
by Graham Hoyland

Chasing the Elusive Pennsylvania Bigfoot: A Cryptid from Another Reality
by Paul G. Johnson

The Hidden History of Elves and Dwarfs: Avatars of Invisible Realms
by Claude Lecouteux and Régis Boyer

Shadow Cats: The Black Panthers of North America
by Michael Mayes

Bigfoot: West Coast Wild Men: A History of Wild Men, Gorillas, and Other Hairy Monsters in California, Oregon, and Washington state 
By Timothy Renner

Fairies: A Dangerous History
by Richard Sugg

When Monsters Come Ashore: Stories of the Loch Ness Monster on Land
by Roland Watson

Wood Knocks Volume 3: Journal of Sasquatch Research
by David Weatherly

Fantastic Creatures in Mythology and Folklore: From Medieval Times to the Present Day
by Juliette Wood

Mystery Creatures of China: The Complete Cryptozoological Guide
by David C. Xu

Monstrous Creatures: Monsters & Creatures: True Tales
by Steph Young and Stephen Young

History (Alternative)

Occulture: The Unseen Forces That Drive Culture Forward
by Carl Abrahamsson

The Illustrated Secret History of the World
by Mark Booth

The Old Stones: A Field Guide to the Megalithic Sites of Britain and Ireland
by Andy Burnham

Spooky Archaeology: Myth and the Science of the Past
by Jeb J. Card

The Spiritual Meaning of the Sixties
by Tobias Churton

Abandoned Civilisations: The Mysteries Behind More Than 90 Lost Worlds
by Kieron Connolly

The Persecution of the Templars: Scandal, Torture, Trial
by Alain Demurger

The Mysteries of History: Unravelling the Truth from the Myths of Our Past
by Graeme Donald

The Iranian Metaphysicals: Explorations in Science, Islam, and the Uncanny
by Alireza Doostdar

The Spirit of the Downs: Witchcraft and Magic in Sussex
by Martin Duffy

Spirit Matters: Occult Beliefs, Alternative Religions, and the Crisis of Faith in Victorian Britain
by J. Jeffrey Franklin

In the Shadow of Salem: The Andover Witch Hunt of 1692
by Richard Hite

The Templars: The Rise and Spectacular Fall of God's Holy Warriors
by Dan Jones

The Search for Atlantis: A History of Plato's Ideal State
by Steve Kershaw

Lost Knowledge of the Imagination
by Gary Lachman

The Secret Token: Myth, Obsession, and the Search for the Lost Colony of Roanoke
by Andrew Lawler

John Dee and the Empire of Angels: Enochian Magick and the Occult Roots of the Modern World
by Jason Louv

Gods and Robots: Myths, Machines, and Ancient Dreams of Technology
by Adrienne Mayor

Tesla: Inventor of the Modern
by Richard Munson

The Myth Of Man: Hidden History and the Ancient Origins of Humankind
by J.P. Robinson

The Curse of Oak Island: The Story of the World’s Longest Treasure Hunt
by Randall Sullivan

Strange Talents

Belief: What It Means to Believe and Why Our Convictions Are So Compelling
by James E. Alcock

Project Stargate and Remote Viewing Technology: The CIA’s Files on Psychic Spying
by Axel Balthazar

A Psychic's Life: What It's Really Like
by Michael D. Bodine

The Lion Boy and Other Medical Curiosities
by Jan Bondeson

Lucrecia the Dreamer: Prophecy, Cognitive Science, and the Spanish Inquisition
by Kelly Bulkeley

Ecologies of Participation: Agents, Shamans, Mystics, and Diviners
by Zayin Cabot

The Paranormal: Research and the Quest for Meaning
by Eric Carlton

The Premonition Code: The Science of Precognition, How Sensing the Future Can Change Your Life
by Theresa Cheung and Julia Mossbridge

High Magick: The Guide to Spiritual Practices that Saved my Life on Death Row
by Damien Echols

Embracing Life: Toward a Psychology of Interdependence
by David Lucky Goff

Altered Traits: Science Reveals How Meditation Changes Your Mind, Brain, and Body
by Daniel Goleman and Richard J. Davidson

An End to Upside Down Thinking: Dispelling the Myth That the Brain Produces Consciousness, and the Implications for Everyday Life
by Mark Gober

The Miracle Club: How Thoughts Become Reality
by Mitch Horowitz

The Hidden Power: Science, Scepticism and Psi
by Brian Inglis

Trance: A Natural History of Altered States of Mind
by Brian Inglis

Synchronicity as Mystical Experience: Applying Meaningful Coincidence in Your Life
by Frank Joseph

I Have Seen It Tomorrow
by Iris Krst

Dark Star Rising: Magick and Power in the Age of Trump
by Gary Lachman

The Evolution of Consciousness: A New Science
by Andrew Lohrey

The Star Gate Archives: Reports of the United States Government Sponsored Psi Program, 1972-1995: Volume 1: Remote Viewing, 1972-1984
by Edwin C. May and Sonali Bhatt Marwaha

The "Other" Psychology of Julian Jaynes: Ancient Languages, Sacred Visions, and Forgotten Mentalities
by Brian J. McVeigh

Bulwer-Lytton, Occult Personality: A Graphic Introduction
by John S Moore

The Mystery of the Exploding Teeth: And Other Curiosities from the History of Medicine
by Thomas Morris

Mysterious Realities: A Dream Traveler's Tales from the Imaginal Realm
by Robert Moss

Credulity: A Cultural History of US Mesmerism
by Emily Ogden

Clairvoyance and Occult Powers
by Swami Panchadasi

How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence
by Michael Pollan

Mind Beyond Brain: Buddhism, Science, and the Paranormal
by David Presti

Real Magic: Ancient Wisdom, Modern Science, and a Guide to the Secret Power of the Universe
by Dean Radin

The Paranormal Surrounds Us: Psychic Phenomena in Literature, Culture and Psychoanalysis
by Richard Reichbart

The Ghost Photographer: A Hollywood Executive's True Story of Discovering the Real World of Make-Believe
by Julie Rieger

The Demons of William James: Religious Pragmatism Explores Unusual Mental States
by Tadd Ruetenik

Ways to Go Beyond And Why They Work
by Rupert Sheldrake

Our Secret Powers: Telepathy, Clairvoyance and Precognition. A Short History of (Nearly) Everything Paranormal
by Terje Simonsen

Psychic Literacy and the Coming Psychic Renaissance
by Ingo Swann

Unthinkable: An Extraordinary Journey Through the World's Strangest Brains
by Helen Thomson

Time Loops: Precognition, Retrocausation, and the Unconscious

by Eric Wargo

The Jaynes Legacy: Shining New Light Through the Cracks of the Bicameral Mind
by Lawrence Wile

Women Who Fly: Goddesses, Witches, Mystics, and other Airborne Females
by Serinity Young

Become a Medical Intuitive: The Complete Developmental Course
by Tina M. Zion

Empire of Enchantment: The Story of Indian Magic
by John Zubrzycki

Otherwise Unorthodox

Morning Star's Tale
by Lee Austin

Magic in the Modern World: Strategies of Repression and Legitimization
by Edward Bever and Randall Styers

Science Unlimited?: The Challenges of Scientism
by Maarten Boudry and Massimo Pigliucci

Psience Fiction: The Paranormal in Science Fiction Literature
by Damien Broderick

Dreams That Can Save Your Life: Early Warning Signs of Cancer and Other Diseases
by Larry Burk M.D. C.E.H.P. and Kathleen O’Keefe-Kanavos

Skeptical About Skeptics: A Selection of Essays from the Website
by Cathi Carol and Rupert Sheldrake

The Magic Book
by Mike Caveney and Jim Steinmeyer

The Metaphysical World of Isaac Newton: Alchemy, Prophecy, and the Search for Lost Knowledge
by John Chambers

Conspiracies Declassified: The Skeptoid Guide to the Truth Behind the Theories
by Brian Dunning

oTHEr Dimension: Secret Codes of the Universe
by Nishant Dutt

On The Nature of Matter: The origin of the Universe created matter fundamentally wave in nature, not particulate. Treated are: the origin of matter, ... waves, atoms, gravitation and applications
by Roger Ellman

Alabama Lore: The Choccolocco Monster, Huggin' Molly, the Lost Town of Cottonport and Other Mysterious Tales
by Wil Elrick

The Occult Imagination in Britain, 1875-1947
by Christine Ferguson and Andrew Radford

Isaac Newton, The Asshole Who Reinvented the Universe
by Florian Freistetter

The Scientific Sublime: Popular Science Unravels the Mysteries of the Universe
by Alan G. Gross

Making the Monster: The Science Behind Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
by Kathryn Harkup

Knowledge Is Power: How Magic, the Government and an Apocalyptic Vision Helped Francis Bacon to Create Modern Science
by John Henry

Red Thread: On Mazes and Labyrinths
by Charlotte Higgins

Into the Mystic: The Visionary and Ecstatic Roots of 1960s Rock and Roll
by Christopher Hill

The Magic of Coin-Trees from Religion to Recreation: The Roots of a Ritual
by Ceri Houlbrook

Pale Horse Rider: William Cooper, the Rise of Conspiracy, and the Fall of Trust in America
by Mark Jacobson

Wacky and Wonderful Misconceptions About Our Universe
by Geoffrey Kirby

The Essential Paul Laffoley: Works from the Boston Visionary Cell
by Paul Laffoley and Douglas Walla

Heretic: One Scientist's Journey from Darwin to Design
by Matti Leisola and Jonathan Witt

Alice and Bob Meet the Wall of Fire: The Biggest Ideas in Science from Quanta
by Thomas Lin and Sean Carroll

Ethnopharmacologic Search for Psychoactive Drugs (Vol. 1 & 2): 50 Years of Research
by Dr Dennis McKenna PhD and Professor Sir Ghillean T. Prance

Newton the Alchemist: Science, Enigma, and the Quest for Nature's "Secret Fire"
by William Newman

The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe: How to Know What's Really Real in a World Increasingly Full of Fake
by Steven Novella

Rare Astronomical Sights and Sounds
by Jonathan Powell

True Police Stories: Inside The REAL Stories Of The Scary, Unexplained & Weird (Volume 2) 
by William Myron Price

Tangentially Reading
by Christopher Ryan and M M Owen

The Second Kind of Impossible: The Extraordinary Quest for a New Form of Matter
by Paul Steinhardt

The Great Illusionists
by Derek Tait

Escaping the Rabbit Hole: How to Debunk Conspiracy Theories Using Facts, Logic, and Respect
by Mick West

A Magical World: Superstition and Science from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment
by Derek K. Wilson

Spirits from the Edge of the World: Classical Shamanism in Ulchi Society
by J. Van Ysslestyne

The Other Side

The Test: Incredible Proof of the Afterlife
by Stéphane Allix

Weird Ghosts: True Tales of the Eeriest Legends and Hair-Raising Hauntings Across America
by Joanne Austin and Mark Moran

One Hundred Cases for Survival After Death
by A. T. Baird

Speaking With the Spirits of the Old Southwest: Conversations With Miners, Outlaws & Pioneers Who Still Roam Ghost Towns
by Dan Baldwin and Rhonda Hull

Knowing Demons, Knowing Spirits in the Early Modern Period
by Michelle D. Brock and Richard Raiswell

Subversive Spirits: The Female Ghost in British and American Popular Culture
by Robin Roberts

Arthur Balfour's Ghosts: An Edwardian Elite and the Riddle of the Cross-Correspondence Automatic Writings
by Trevor Hamilton

Where the Ghosts Are: The Ultimate Guide to Haunted Houses
by Hans Holzer

Secret Body: Erotic and Esoteric Currents in the History of Religions
by Jeffrey J. Kripal

Watch Out for the Hallway: Our Two-Year Investigation of the Most Haunted Library in North Carolina
by Tonya Madia and Joey Madia

Always With You: Messages from Beyond
by Debbie Malone

Visions of Heaven: What My Near-death Experience Taught Me About Eternity
by Jane Moe and Suzy Bills

Spirit Teachings: Through the Mediumship of William Stainton Moses
by William Stainton Moses

The Unseen World: Afterlife Research
by Ryan O'Neill

Angels in the Trenches: Spiritualism and the Supernatural during the First World War
by Leo Ruckbie

What Is it Like to Be Dead?: Near-Death Experiences, Christianity, and the Occult
by Jens Schlieter

Breakthrough Ghost Photography of Haunted Historic Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia Part II
by Tim Scullion

Heavens on Earth: The Scientific Search for the Afterlife, Immortality, and Utopia
by Michael Shermer

Sister of Darkness: The Chronicles of a Modern Exorcist
by R. H. Stavis and Sarah Durand

Desolating Spirits: The true story of discarnate entities & their role in mind control & unexplained disappearances,: & missing people
by Steph Young and Dan Mitchell

UFOs and Aliens

Flying Saucer Fire and Fury: Aliens in the White House and Other Top-Secret Tales of Ufology - The Best of Gray Barker's Newsletter
By Gray Barker

Inspected By Extraterrestrials: Gray Barker's Extreme Book of UFO Abduction
by Gray Barker

Screwed By The Aliens: True Sexual Encounters With ETs
by Timothy Beckley and Sean Casteel

UFOs and The White House: What Did Our Presidents Know and When Did They Know It?
by William J. Birnes and Joel Martin

The Road to Strange: UFOs, Aliens and High Strangeness
by Michael Brein and Rosemary Ellen Guiley

The UFO Encyclopedia, 3rd
by Jerome Clark

Stories from the Messengers: Owls, UFOs and a Deeper Reality
by Mike Clelland

Visitors From the Void: William Cooper's Extreme Book of Flying Saucer Skullduggery
by Milton William Cooper

Thieves in the Night: A Brief History of Supernatural Child Abductions
By Joshua Cutchin

Channeled Messages from Deep Space: Wisdom for a Changing World
by Mike Dooley and Tracy Farquhar

Colorado UFOs
by Richard Estep

Zecharia Sitchin and the Extraterrestrial Origins of Humanity
by M. J. Evans

The Alien Handbook: A Guide to Extraterrestrials
by Patrick De Haan

Undersea UFO Base: An In-Depth Investigation of USOs in the Santa Catalina Channel
by Preston Dennett

Abduction to the 9th Planet: A true report by the Author who was PHYSICALLY ABDUCTED to another planet
by Michel Desmarquet

Crop Circles 2016: Extraterrestrial Communications
by Andrew G Frew

"A” is for Adamski: The Golden Age of UFO Contactees
by Adam Gorightly and Greg Bishop

The Landing Lights of Magonia: UFOs, Aliens and the Fairy Kingdom
by Nigel Graddon

UFOs and the ET Presence
by Rosemary Ellen Guiley

Alien Memos: Tidings, Quips and Warnings from Beyond the World
by Thomas N. Hackney

Alien Abduction of The Wyoming Hunter: First person story of Carl Higdon, October 25, 1974
by Margery A Higdon

Prisoner of Infinity: UFOs, Social Engineering, and the Psychology of Fragmentation
by Jasun Horsley

Military Encounters with Extraterrestrials: The Real War of the Worlds
by Frank Joseph

Flying Saucers From Beyond the Earth: A UFO Researcher?s Odyssey
by Gordon Lore

Incident at Devils Den, a true story
by Terry Lovelace

The Legacy of 1952: Year of the UFO
by Dr. Bruce Maccabee Ph.D.

UFO Cases of Interest: 2018 Edition
by Roger Marsh

Pascagoula-The Closest Encounter: My Story
by Calvin Parker and Philip Mantle

Shadows of Deception: A groundbreaking investigation about Ufos, Ets and Alien Abductions
by Valerio Petretto

UFO Contacts In Italy: Volume One : 1907 - 1978
by Roberto Pinotti

Area 51: The Revealing Truth of UFOs, Secret Aircraft, Cover-Ups & Conspiracies
by Nick Redfern

Top Secret Alien Abduction Files: What the Government Doesn't Want You to Know
by Nick Redfern

Inside the Lightning Ball: Scientific Study of Lifelong UFO Experiencers
by Irena Scott

Sacred Corridors: Secrets Behind The Real Project Blue Book, Wright-Patterson AFB, Roswell, Battelle, Memory Metal, Dr. J. Allen Hynek & UFO Cover-Ups
by Irena McCammon Scott

Otherworldly Encounters: Evidence of UFO Sightings and Abductions
by Nomar Slevik

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