The Anomalist

Book Buzz 2019

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

Magical Places: An Enchanted Journey through Mystical Sites, Haunted Houses, and Fairytale Forests
by Van De Car, Nikki and Katie Vernon

The Paranormal and Popular Culture: A Postmodern Religious Landscape
by Darryl Caterine and John W. Morehead

A Supernatural War: Magic, Divination, and Faith during the First World War
by Owen Davies

High Weirdness: Drugs, Esoterica, and Visionary Experience in the Seventies
by Erik Davis

Dancing Past the Graveyard: Poltergeists, Parasites, Parallel Worlds, and God
by Paul Eno

Unsolved Mysteries of World War II: From the Nazi Ghost Train and ‘Tokyo Rose’ to the day Los Angeles was attacked by Phantom Fighters
by Michael FitzGerald

North Carolina Ghost Lights and Legends
by Charles F. Gritzner

The Case Against Reality: Why Evolution Hid the Truth from Our Eyes
by Donald Hoffman

Midwestern Strange: Hunting Monsters, Martians, and the Weird in Flyover Country
by B.J. Hollars

Believing in Bits: Digital Media and the Supernatural
by Simone Natale and Diana Pasulka (eds)

Borderland Phenomena Volume One: Spontaneous Combustion, Poltergeistry and Anomalous Lights
by Louis Proud

Unreal Real Stories
by Thomas Prusak

The Source and Significance of Coincidences: A Hard Look at the Astonishing Evidence
by Sharon Hewitt Rawlette

John A. Keel: The Man, The Myths, and the Ongoing Mysteries
by Brent Raynes

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

Portal - A Lifetime Of Paranormal Experiences: A Lifetime Of Paranormal Experiences
by Adele Casales Rocha

REDEMPTION OF THE DAMNED: VOL. 1 AERIAL PHENOMENA: A Centennial Re-evaluation of Charles Fort’s ‘Book of the Damned’
by Martin Shough with Wim van Utrecht, Foreword by Bob Rickard

Unexplained: Real-Life Supernatural Stories for Uncertain Times
by Richard MacLean Smith

Darklore Volume 10
by Greg Taylor

Cryptozoology  (including Maverick Anthropology)

The Historical Bigfoot: Early Reports of Wild Men, Hairy Giants, and Wandering Gorillas in North America
by Chad Arment

Monsters In Print: A Collection Of Curious Creatures Known Mostly From Newspapers
by Adam Benedict

Momo: The Strange Case of the Missouri Monster
by Lyle Blackburn

The Vampire: Origins of a European Myth
by Thomas M. Bohn

The Loch Ness Sea Lion
by Rob Cornes

Animals & Men #58-61
by Jonathan Downes

Adventures in Cryptozoology: Hunting for Yetis, Mongolian Deathworms and Other Not-So-Mythical Monsters
by Richard Freeman

Monsters and Mythical Creatures from around the World
by Heather Frigiola

I Know What I Saw: Modern-Day Encounters with Monsters of New Urban Legend and Ancient Lore
by Linda S Godfrey

Planet Bigfoot
by Rosemary Ellen Guiley (editor)

The Weirdest Movie Ever Made: The Patterson-Gimlin Bigfoot Film
by Phil Hall

Of Angels, Demons & Spirits: A Sourcebook of British Magic
by Daniel Harms and James R. Clark

Scaled for Success: The Internationalisation of the Mermaid
by Philip Hayward

Shapeshifters: A History
by John B. Kachuba

SQUATCHIN' 101: How To Start Doing Your Own Bigfoot Research
by Mr. Charles Kimbrough and Monongahela

Beyond The Fray: Bigfoot
by Shannon LeGro and G. Michael Hopf

Hunting Old Moxie: The Largely True History of the Specter Moose of Lobster Lake, Maine
by Al Michaud

Mothman, and other flying creatures of the Midwest
by Shetan Noir

Chasing American Monsters: Over 250 Creatures, Cryptids & Hairy Beasts
by Jason Offutt

The Devil: A Visual History
by Demetrio Paparoni

The Hidden Universe: An Investigation into Non-Human Intelligences
by Anthony Peake

The Secret History of the Jersey Devil: How Quakers, Hucksters, and Benjamin Franklin Created a Monster
by Brian Regal and Frank J. Esposito

ShukerNature (Book 1): Antlered Elephants, Locust Dragons, and Other Cryptic Blog Beasts
by Karl P.N. Shuker

ShukerNature (Book 2): Living Gorgons, Bottled Homunculi, and Other Monstrous Blog Beasts
by Karl P N Shuker

Photographs of the Loch Ness Monster: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
by Roland Watson

Copper State Monsters: Cryptids & Legends of Arizona
by David Weatherly

Silver State Monsters Cryptids & Legends of Nevada
by David Weatherly

The Monster Theory Reader
by Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock

Invisible Companions: Encounters with Imaginary Friends, Gods, Ancestors, and Angels
by J. Bradley Wigger

In the Valleys of the Noble Beyond: In Search of the Sasquatch
by John Zada

History (Alternative)

Jesse James and the Lost Templar Treasure: Secret Diaries, Coded Maps, and the Knights of the Golden Circle
by Daniel J. Duke

Daemons and Spirits in Ancient Egypt
by Carolyn Graves- Brown

Frauds, Myths, and Mysteries: Science and Pseudoscience in Archaeology
by Kenneth L. Feder

America Before: The Key to Earth's Lost Civilization
by Graham Hancock 

Occult Features of Anarchism: With Attention to the Conspiracy of Kings and the Conspiracy of the Peoples
by Erica Lagalisse and Barbara Ehrenreich

Evil Archaeology: Demons, Possessions, and Sinister Relics
by Heather Lynn

Bitten: The Secret History of Lyme Disease and Biological Weapons
by Kris Newby

Chasing Dragons - The True History Of The Piasa
by Mark Nickless and Laurie Bonner-Nickless

Physics and Psychics: The Occult and the Sciences in Modern Britain
by Richard Noakes

The New Prometheans: Faith, Science, and the Supernatural Mind in the Victorian Fin de Siècle
by Courtenay Raia

Cover-Ups & Secrets: The Complete Guide to Government Conspiracies, Manipulations & Deceptions
by Nick Redfern

The Hidden Nazi: The Untold Story of America's Deal with the Devil
by Dean Reuter, Colm Lowery, and Keith Chester

The Missing Lands: Uncovering Earth's Pre-flood Civilization
by Freddy Silva

Rosicrucian America: How a Secret Society Influenced the Destiny of a Nation
by Steven Sora

Lost Civilizations: The Secret Histories and Suppressed Technologies of the Ancients
by Jim Willis

Strange Talents

Charles Richet: A Nobel Prize Winning Scientist's Exploration of Psychic Phenomena
by Carlos S Alvarado

Talking About Psychical Research: Thoughts on Life, Death and the Nature of Reality
by Mary Rose Barrington

Seeing Myself: The New Science of Out-of-Body Experiences
by Susan Blackmore

The Empath and the Dark Road: Struggles that Teach the Gift
by Bety Comerford and Steve Wilson

Familiars in Witchcraft: Supernatural Guardians in the Magical Traditions of the World
by Maja D’Aoust

Liminal Dreaming: Exploring Consciousness at the Edges of Sleep
by Jennifer Dumpert

Shining Light on Transcendence: The unconventional journey of a Neuroscientist
by Peter Fenwick

Thus Spoke the Plant: A Remarkable Journey of Groundbreaking Scientific Discoveries and Personal Encounters with Plants
by Monica Gagliano

Waking the Witch: Reflections on Women, Magic, and Power
by Pam Grossman

Conscious: A Brief Guide to the Fundamental Mystery of the Mind
by Annaka Harris

Magical House Protection: The Archaeology of Counter-Witchcraft
by Brian Hoggard

Greening the Paranormal: Exploring the Ecology of Extraordinary Experience
by Jack Hunter (Editor)

Memory Palaces and Masonic Lodges: Esoteric Secrets of the Art of Memory
by Charles B. Jameux

Supernatural Synchronicity
by Ashley Knibb and Sarah Chumacero

The Flip: Epiphanies of Mind and the Future of Knowledge
by Jeffrey J. Kripal

Otherwhere: A Field Guide for Astral Travelers
by Kurt Leland

Searching for the Philosophers’ Stone: Encounters with Mystics, Scientists, and Healers
by Ralph Metzner

Connected: The Emergence of Global Consciousness
by Roger D. Nelson

The Great Wizards of Antiquity: The Dawn of Western Magic and Alchemy
by Guy Ogilv

Chrysalis Crisis: How Life's Ordeals Can Lead to Personal & Spiritual Transformation
by Frank Pasciuti

Psychedelic Mysteries of the Feminine: Creativity, Ecstasy, and Healing
by Maria Papaspyrou , Chiara Baldini, et al.

Hacking the Out of Body Experience: Leveraging Science to Induce OBEs
by Robert Peterson

Psi in Psychotherapy: Conventional & Nonconventional Healing of Mental Illness
by Alex Tanous , Callum E Cooper , et al.

Visions of Enchantment: Occultism, Magic and Visual Culture
by Nathan Timpano, Antje Bosselman-Ruickbie, et al.

The Spectacle of Illusion: Magic, the paranormal & the complicity of the mind
by Matthew L. Tompkins

The Lake Michigan Mothman: High Strangeness in the Midwest
by Tobias Wayland

The Enfield Poltergeist Tapes: One of the most disturbing cases in history. What really happened?
by Dr. Melvyn William

The Foreseeable Future: The Mystery of Precognition
by Gary Williams

Altered States of Consciousness: Experiences Out of Time and Self
by Marc Wittmann and Philippa Hurd

Perceptual Hypnosis: A Spiritual Journey Toward Expanding Awareness
by Fredrick Woodard

Otherwise Unorthodox

Supernatural Cities: Enchantment, Anxiety and Spectrality
by Karl Bell, ed

On the Mystery of Being: Contemporary Insights on the Convergence of Science and Spirituality
by Zaya and Maurizio Benazzo, eds

Obelisks: Towers of Power: The Mysterious Purpose of Obelisks
by David Childress

Aleister Crowley in India: The Secret Influence of Eastern Mysticism on Magic and the Occult
by Tobias Churton

The Madness of Knowledge: On Wisdom, Ignorance and Fantasies of Knowing
by Steven Connor

Unseen Forces: The Integration of Science, Reality and You
by Robert Davis

The Dynamic Ether of Cosmic Space: Correcting a Major Error in Modern Science
by James DeMeo

Reflections on a Surprising Universe: Extraordinary Discoveries Through Ordinary Eyes
by Richard Conrad Dieter

Magic and Witchery in the Modern West: Celebrating the Twentieth Anniversary of 'The Triumph of the Moon'
by Shai Feraro and Ethan Doyle White, eds

Light of the Stars: Alien Worlds and the Fate of the Earth
by Adam Frank

Conspiracy Theories: Philosophers Connect the Dots
by Richard Greene and Rachel Robison-Greene (eds)

Russian Black Magic: The Beliefs and Practices of Heretics and Blasphemers
by Natasha Helvin

The Long Life of Magical Objects: A Study in the Solomonic Tradition
by Allegra Iafrate

The Idea of the World: A Multi-disciplinary Argument for the Mental Nature of Reality
by Bernardo Kastrup

Experiencing the Impossible: The Science of Magic
by Gustav Kuhn

Beyond the North Wind: The Fall and Rise of the Mystic North
by Christopher McIntosh and Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson

The Logical Alien: Conant and His Critics
by Sofia Miguens, James Conant, et al.

Atlas of Unusual Borders: Discover Intriguing Boundaries, Territories and Geographical Curiosities
by Zoran Nikolic

Nightmareland: Travels at the Borders of Sleep, Dreams, and Wakefulness
by Lex Lonehood Nover

Materials of the Mind: Phrenology, Race, and the Global History of Science, 1815-1920
by James Poskett

The New Prometheans: Faith, Science, and the Supernatural Mind in the Victorian Fin de Siècle
by Courtenay Raia

Ways to Go Beyond and Why They Work: Seven Spiritual Practices for a Scientific Age
by Rupert Sheldrake

The Spectacle of Illusion: Deception, Magic and the Paranormal
by Matthew Tompkins

Eerie Companions: A History of Haunted Dolls
by David Weatherly

Agnes Pelton: Desert Transcendentalist
by Gilbert Vicario Witch

Superstition and Science: Mystics, Sceptics, Truth-seekers and Charlatans
by Derek Wilson

The Other Side

Ghost-Hunting For Dummies
by Zak Bagans

Angels in the OR: What Dying Taught Me About Healing, Survival, and Transformation
by Tricia Barker

Investigating Mediums: A Windbridge Institute Collection
by Julie Beischel

Yurei: The Japanese Ghost
by Zack Davisson

Diary of a Death Doula: 25 Lessons the Dying Teach Us About the Afterlife
by Debra Diamond

A Time to Die: Monks on the Threshold of Eternal Life
by Nicolas Diat

Droplets of God: The Life and Philosophy of Mavis Pittilla
by Suzanne Giesemann

Supernatural Encounters, Demons and the Restless Dead in Medieval England
by Stephen Gordon

Ghosts: Phantoms, Poltergeists, Apparitions, Specters, Spirits, and More
by Zachary Graves

Celebrity Ghosts and Notorious Hauntings
by Marie D. Jones

Diaries Of A Paranormalist: Encounters With Death
by Greg Lawson and Rob Stoltz

Signs of Reincarnation: Exploring Beliefs, Cases, and Theory
by James G. Matlock

Haunted Cars and Highways
by Antony Milne

The Last Farewell Embrace: Spirituality, Near-death Experiences, and Other Extraordinary Events Among Nurses
by Alejandro Parra

Claims of Reincarnation: An Empirical Study of Cases in India
by Satwant K Pasricha

Signs from the Other Side: Opening to the Spirit World
by Bill Philipps

Jaguars of the Dawn: Spirit Mediumship in the Brazilian Vale do Amanhecer
by Emily Pierini

The Life and Afterlife of Harry Houdini
by Joe Posnanski

The In-Betweens: The Spiritualists, Mediums, and Legends of Camp Etna
by Mira Ptacin

Speaking with the Dead in Early America
by Erik R. Seeman

Near-Death Experiences: A Historical Exploration from the Ancient World to the Present Day
by Marisa St Clair

The Blue Island: Experiences of a New Arrival Beyond the Veil
by William Thomas Stead and Estelle Stead

by Shannon Taggart

From Life to Life: A Story of Family Reunion After Death
by Charles Drayton Thomas

When Spirits Come Calling: The Open-Minded Skeptic's Guide to After-Death Contacts
by Sylvia Hart Wright

UFOs and Aliens

The Sea of Consciousness: The Invisible Ocean - George Adamski's lost debut recovered
by Gerard Aartsen and George Adamski

Alien Implants: Hacking The Alien Internet
By Pane Andov

Saturn: The Secrets of the Extraterrestrial Engineers
By Pane Andov

The UFO People: A Curious Culture
by Mj Banias

Shapeshifter Territory
by Ryan Patrick Burns

Circle of Deceit: A Terrifying Alien Agenda in Ireland and Beyond
By Dermot Butler And Carl Nally

UFO Secrets Inside Wright-Patterson: Eyewitness Accounts from the Real Area 51
by Thomas J. Carey , Donald R. Schmitt, et al.

Space Age Indians: Their Encounters with the Blue Men, Reptilians, and Other Star People
by Ardy Sixkiller Clarke

Contact Paradox
by Keith Cooper

Sekret Machines: Man: Sekret Machines Gods, Man, and War Volume 2
by Tom DeLonge and Peter Levenda

Schoolyard UFO Encounters: 100 True Accounts
by Preston Dennett

Hybrid Humans: Scientific Evidence of Our 800,000 Year-Old Alien Legacy
by Daniella Fenton

Alien Information Theory: Psychedelic Drug Technologies and the Cosmic Game
by Andrew R Gallimore

The Ufology Umbrella: Close Encounters Are Not Enough
by Jason Gleaves

Hidden Experience: Ten years of blogging 2009-2019 — a personal journey of owls, synchronicity and UFO contact
by Mike Clelland

Inside The Black Vault: The Government's UFO Secrets Revealed
by John, Greenewald, Jr.

Strange Craft: The True Story of An Air Force Intelligence Officer's Life with UFOs
by John L. Guerra

Confession: Our Hidden Alien Encounters Revealed
by Robert Hastings and Dr Bob Jacobs

Those Sexy Saucer People: True Chronicles of the Early UFO Contactees
by Jan Hudson

UFOs Unmasked
by Jan H Landsberg

Dreamland: An Autobiography
by Bob Lazar

Aliens in Popular Culture
by Michael M. Levy and Farah Mendlesohn

Extraterrestrial Contact: What to Do When You've Been Abducted
by Kathleen Marden

UFO Cases of Interest: 2019 Edition
by Roger Marsh

Identified Flying Objects: A Multidisciplinary Scientific Approach to the UFO Phenomenon
by Michael P. Masters

Astrobiology: The Search for Life Elsewhere in the Universe
by Andrew May

Storm on the Horizon: The New Age, UFOs, and the Cosmic Christ
by Sylvia McKelvey

Evolutionary Metaphors: UFOs, New Existentialism and the Future Paradigm
by David J. Moore

Extraterrestrial Languages
by Daniel Oberhaus

Journey to Cydonia: The First Small Step
by Chris O'Kane

UFOs Caught on Camera!: A Spiritual Investigation on Videos and Photos of the Luminous Objects Visiting Earth
by Ryuho Okawa

Pascagoula – The Story Continues: New Evidence & New Witnesses
By Calvin Parker

American Cosmic: UFOs, Religion, Technology
by Diane Pasulka

The Rendlesham Enigma: Book 1: Timeline
by James W. Penniston and Gary Osborn

The Alien Book: A Guide To Extraterrestrial Beings On Earth
by Nick Redfern

Flying Saucers from the Kremlin: UFOs, Russian Meddling, Soviet Spies & Cold War Secrets
by Nick Redfern

The Dechmont Woods UFO Incident
by Malcolm Robinson

Intersect: A Former NASA Astronomer Breaks His Silence About UFOs
by Marian Rudnyk

When They Appeared: Falcon Lake 1967: The inside story of a close encounter
by Chris Rutkowski and Stan Michalak

REDEMPTION OF THE DAMNED: VOL. 1 AERIAL PHENOMENA: A Centennial Re-evaluation of Charles Fort’s ‘Book of the Damned’
by Martin Shough with Wim van Utrecht, Foreword by Bob Rickard

Project Blue Book: The Top Secret UFO Files that Revealed a Government Cover-Up
by Brad Steiger

Alien Disclosure: Experiencers Expose Reality
by Lon Strickler

A New World
by Whitley Strieber

UFO Contacts in Brazil
by Thiago Ticchetti

The Real Cowboys & Aliens: Early American UFOs
by Noe Torres and John LeMay

FORBIDDEN SCIENCE 4: The Spring Hill Chronicles, The Journals of Jacques Vallee 1990-1999
by Jacques Vallee

The CIA UFO Papers: 50 Years of Government Secrets and Cover-Ups
by Dan Wright

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