The Anomalist


Book Buzz 2021

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

Radical Transformation: The Unexpected Interplay of Consciousness and Reality
by Imants Barušs

The Fortean Influence on Science Fiction: Charles Fort and the Evolution of the Genre
by Tanner F. Boyle

Supernatural America: The Paranormal in American Art
by Robert Cozzolino

Dematerialized: The Mysterious Disappearance of Marcia Moore
by Joseph DiSomma and Marina DiSomma

Cosmic Rain: The Controversial Discovery of Small Comets
by Dr. Louis A. Frank

Catalog of the Unexplained: From Aliens and Aromatherapy to Zen and Zener Cards
by Leanna Greenaway and Beleta Greenaway

The Owl Moon Lab: A Paranormal Experiment
by Tobe Johnson

They Bite: Endless Cravings of Supernatural Predators
by Jonathan Maberry and David F. Kramer

The Big Book of Paranormal: 300 Mystical and Frightening Tales From Around the World
by Tim Rayborn

Poltergeist Parallels and Contagion
by Darren W. Ritson

Redemption of the Damned, Vol.2: Sea and Space Phenomena
by Martin Shough with Wim Van Utrecht

Apparitions: Tulpas, Ghosts, Fairies, and even Stranger Things
by Malcolm Smith

Strange Tales of the Impossible
by Tobias Wayland

Cryptozoology  (including Maverick Anthropology)

Digital Mythology and the Internet's Monster: The Slender Man
by Vivian Asimos

Of Books and Beasts: A Cryptozoologist's Library
by Matt Bille

The Penguin Book of Dragons
Scott G. Bruce

Treasury of Folklore: Woodlands and Forests: Wild Gods, World Trees and Werewolves
by Dee Dee Chainey and Willow Winsham

The Disappearing Act: The Impossible Case of MH370
by Florence de Changy

On the Trail of Bigfoot: Tracking the Enigmatic Giants of the Forest
by Mike Dupler

Basilisks and Beowulf: Monsters in the Anglo-Saxon World
by Tim Flight

In Search of Real Monsters: Adventures in Cryptozoology Volume 2
by Richard Freeman

The Essential Guide to the Loch Ness Monster & Other Aquatic Cryptids
by Ken Gerhard

Monsters & Marine Mysteries
by Max Hawthorne

American Cryptids: In Pursuit of the Elusive Creatures
by Kenney W. Irish

DMT Entity Encounters: Dialogues on the Spirit Molecule with Ralph Metzner, Chris Bache, Jeffrey Kripal, Whitley Strieber, Angela Voss, and Others
by David Luke and Rory Spowers

Winged Aliens: A theory that that winged cryptid creatures are aliens and/or interdimensional beings
by Margie Kay

Evergreen Ape
by David Norman Lewis

Mysteries of the Werewolf: Shapeshifting, Magic, and Protection
by Claude Lecouteux

Stay Out of the Woods: Strange Encounters: Volume 1
by Tom Lyons

A Guide to Sky Monsters: Thunderbirds, the Jersey Devil, Mothman, and Other Flying Cryptids
by T.S. Mart and Mel Cabre

Beasts of Britain
by Andy McGrath

The Vampire Almanac: The Complete History
by J. Gordon Melton

Big Footage: A History of Claims for the Sasquatch on Film
By Mike Quast

Sasquatch Central: High Strangeness at a Northern Minnesota Homestead
by Mike Quast

Finding Faeries: Discovering Sprites, Pixies, Redcaps, and Other Fantastical Creatures in an Urban Environment
by Alexandra Rowland

Experiences with Extraterrestrials, Sasquatch, Interdimensionals, and Others: A magical world of Extraterrestrials, Sasquatches, and more
by Willow Shire

The Whisper on the Night Wind: The True History of a Wilderness Legend
by Adam Shoalts

Bunyips and Bigfoots: Up-dated second edition
by Malcolm Smith

Bigfoot in Maine
by Michelle Souliere

Peach State Monsters: Cryptids & Legends of Georgia
by David Weatherly

Wood Knocks A Journal of Sasquatch Research: Volume 5
by David Weatherly, ed

Daemons Are Forever: Contacts and Exchanges in the Eurasian Pandemonium
by David Gordon White

Lochend--Monster Hunting on the Run
by Joseph W. Zarzynski

History (Alternative)

Rethinking The Ancient Druids: An Archaeological Perspective
by Miranda Aldhouse-Green

Roots, Branches & Spirits: The Folkways & Witchery of Appalachia
by H. Byron Ballard and Alex Bledsoe

The Last Witches of England: A Tragedy of Sorcery and Superstition
by John Callow

Aleister Crowley in England: The Return of the Great Beast
by Tobias Churton

Secret Wisdom: Occult Societies and Arcane Knowledge through the Ages
by Ruth Clydesdale

The Great Pyramid Void Enigma: The Mystery of the Hall of the Ancestors
by Scott Creighton

A Lost Colony Hoax: The Chowan River Dare Stone
by Brandon Fullam

LSD ― The Wonder Child: The Golden Age of Psychedelic Research in the 1950s
by Thomas Hatsis and Martin Lee

Tales of Witchcraft and Wonder: The Venomous Maiden and Other Stories of the Supernatural
by Claude Lecouteux

Earthing the Myths: The Myths, Legends and Early History of Ireland
by Daragh Smyth

Confessions of an Egyptologist: Lost Libraries, Vanished Labyrinths & the Astonishing Truth Under the Saqqara Pyramids
by Erich von Däniken

Strange Talents

Time Shifts: Experiences of Slipping into the Past and Future
by Von Braschler

Cosmic Witch: magic, witchcraft, and the supernatural
by Susan Demeter

Wonder: The Extraordinary Power of an Ordinary Experience
by Vlad P. Glaveanu

The Body Fantastic
by Frank Gonzalez-Crussi and John Banville

Towards the Unknown: Memoirs of a Psychical Researcher
by Erlendur Haraldsson

Irish Witches, Magicians and Faeries
by Michael Howard

New World Witchery: A Trove of North American Folk Magic
by Cory T. Hutcheson

The Electromagnetic Brain: EM Field Theories on the Nature of Consciousness
by Shelli Renée Joye

Premonitions of the Titanic Disaster
by Terry Keefe

Consciousness Unbound: Liberating Mind from the Tyranny of Materialism
by Edward F. Kelly and Paul Marshall

Franz Anton Mesmer, the Discoverer of Animal Magnetism
by Justinus Kerner

The Magic of Rogues: Necromancers in Early Tudor England
by Frank Klaassen and Sharon Hubbs Wright

Associative Remote Viewing: The Art & Science of Predicting Outcomes for Sports, Politics, Finances and the Lottery
by Debra Lynne Katz and Jon Knowles

Advances in Parapsychological Research 10
by Stanley Krippner, Adam J. Rock, et al.

Making the Ordinary Extraordinary: My Seven Years in Occult Los Angeles with Manly Palmer Hall
by Tamra Lucid

Sex Magicians: The Lives and Spiritual Practices of Paschal Beverly Randolph, Aleister Crowley, Jack Parsons, Marjorie Cameron, Anton LaVey, and Others
by Michael William West

Mysteries and Secrets Revealed: From Oracles at Delphi to Spiritualism in America
by Loren Pankratz Ph.D

The Science of Spirit: Parapsychology, Enlightenment and Evolution
by Luis Portela

Trafficking with Demons: Magic, Ritual, and Gender from Late Antiquity to 1000
by Martha Rampton

Miracles and Other Realities: The Paranormal Adventures of Thomaz Green Morton, the Most Powerful Psychic in the World
by Lee Pulos and Gary Richman

J.B. Rhine: Letters 1923-1939: ESP and the Foundations of Parapsychology
by J.B. Rhine

The Energy Body: A Space Age Exploration of Consciousness, Life, and Reality
by Kenneth Smith

The Practicing Psychic: An Essential Guide for Staying Grounded, Navigating Skeptics, and Honoring Your Gift
by William Stillman

Twins: Superstitions and Marvels, Fantasies and Experiments
by William Viney

Precognitive Dreamwork and the Long Self: Interpreting Messages from Your Future
by Eric Wargo

Spirit Tech: The Brave New World of Consciousness Hacking and Enlightenment Engineering
by Wesley J. Wildman and Kate J. Stockly

Otherwise Unorthodox

Fear of a Black Universe: An Outsider's Guide to the Future of Physics
by Stephon Alexander

Gone at Midnight: The Tragic True Story Behind the Unsolved Internet Sensation
by Jake Anderson

Encyclopedia of Mythological Objects
by Theresa Bane

Hyperreality: Beyond the Horizon where Physics Meets Consciousness
by  Johanna Blomqvist

Church Curiosities: Strange Objects and Bizarre Legends
by David Castleton

Treasury of Folklore - Seas and Rivers: Sirens, Selkies and Ghost Ships
by Dee Dee Chainey

The Lost Pillars of Enoch: When Science and Religion Were One
by Tobias Churton

What's Eating the Universe?: And Other Cosmic Questions
by Paul Davies

Science, Seti, and Mathematics
by Carl L. DeVito

Weirdness!: What Fake Science and the Paranormal Tell Us about the Nature of Science
by Taner Edis

Advancing Folkloristics
by Jesse A. Fivecoate et al.

The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity
by David Graeber and David Wengrow

Folkloric American Witchcraft and the Multicultural Experience: A Crucible at the Crossroads
by Via Hedera

Imaginary Peaks: The Riesenstein Hoax and Other Mountain Dreams
by Katie Ives

Science Ideated: The Fall Of Matter And The Contours Of The Next Mainstream Scientific Worldview
by Bernardo Kastrup

The Century of Deception
by Ian Keable

The Believer - Encounters with love, death & faith
by Sarah Krasnostein

Haunting Without Ghosts: Spectral Realism in Colombian Literature, Film, and Art
by Juliana Martínez

The Ancestral Power of Amulets, Talismans, and Mascots: Folk Magic in Witchcraft and Religion
by Nigel Pennick

Are We Living in a Simulation or in a Material World Operated by a Simulation?
by Alexander Popoff

Weird Earth: Debunking Strange Ideas about Our Planet
by Donald R. Prothero

A Defence of Witchcraft Belief
by Eric Pudney (Ed)

Time Travel: The Science and Science Fiction
by Nick Redfern

This Taste of Flesh and Bones: Enlightenment and Endless Possibilities
by R. Arthur Russell

Dragged Into the Light: Truthers, Reptilians, Super Soldiers, and Death Inside an Online Cult
by Tony Russo

The Whisper on the Night Wind: The True History of a Wilderness Legend
by Adam Shoalts

Ether Flows: Exploring the Hidden Energy That Controls the Universe
by Daniel N. Spatucci

The Science of Tesla's Magic
by Ernst Willem van den Bergh

Dark Words: Stories of Urban Legends and Folk Lore
by Matt Wildasin

The Celtic Myths that Shape the Way We Think
by Mark Williams

Censoring God: The History of the Lost Books (and other Excluded Scriptures)
by Jim Willis

The Other Side

The Omega Portal: A Near Death Experience Opens a Communication Bridge with a Multidimensional Being
by Anonymous

Ghosts of Cannock Chase : Terrifying reports of paranormal activity from the UK’s most haunted town 
by Lee Brickley

Glimpses of Another World: Impressions and Reflections of an EVP Operator
by Anabela Cardoso

After: A Doctor Explores What Near-Death Experiences Reveal about Life and Beyond
by Bruce Greyson

Step into the Light: Transform your fear of death by learning about Life after Life
by Piero Calvi-Parisetti

Hauntology: Ghosts of Futures Past
by Merlin Coverley

Shine On: The Remarkable Story Of How I Fell Under A Speeding Train, Journeyed To The Afterlife, And The Astonishing Proof I Brought Back With Me
by David Ditchfield and J S Jones Ph.D

We Touched Heaven: An International Collection of Experiences that Reached Beyond the Veil
by Claudia Watts Edge

Heaven and Hell: A History of the Afterlife
by Bart D. Ehrman

The First Ghosts: Most Ancient of Legacies
by Irving Finkel

Mattering the Invisible: Technologies, Bodies, and the Realm of the Spectral
by Diana Espírito Santo and Jack Hunter Editors

Chasing Ghosts: A Tour of Our Fascination with Spirits and the Supernatural
by Marc Hartzman

The Talking Dead: A Collection of Messages from Beyond the Veil, 1850s to 1920s
by Marc Hartzman

The Wrong Turning: Encounters with Ghosts
by Stephen Johnson

NDEs, ETs, and PTSD: A true story of an unlikely friendship between two people who had near-death experiences
by Doc Martin

Out of the Shadows: Six Visionary Victorian Women in Search of a Public Voice
by Emily Midorikawa

Mysteries and Secrets Revealed: From Oracles at Delphi to Spiritualism in America
by Loren Pankratz

The Far Horizon: Perspectives on Life Beyond Death
by Michael Prescott

Breakthrough: An Amazing Experiment in Electronic Communication with the Dead
by Konstantin Raudive

Reincarnation as a Scientific Concept: Scholarly Evidence for Past Lives
by K S Rawat and Titus Rivas

Reflections in a Glass Eye: Essays in the Time of COVID
by Kenneth Ring

Hungry Ghosts  
by Andy Rotman

Wicked 46: A Pennsylvania Haunting
by Dave Spinks

The Haunting of Alma Fielding: A True Ghost Story
by Kate Summerscale

UFOs and Aliens

Men in Black, The Forgotten Contactee & The Flying Gadget
by Kenneth Arnold

Evidence of Extraterrestrials: Over 40 Cases Prove Aliens Have Visited Earth
by Warren Aglus

The Night the Earth Stood Still: The Strange Case of Indrid Cold
by Gray Barker and Andrew Colvin

A Cosmic Encounter: A True Story of an Alien Abduction
by Stewart W. Bench

Alien Intelligence and the Pathway to Mars: The Hidden Connections between the Red Planet and Earth
by Mary Bennett with David S. Percy

The Believer
by Ralph Blumenthal

Alien Lives Matter: It's OK To Be Grey
by Timothy Green Beckley , Sean Casteel, et al.

An Illustrated History of UFOs
by Adam Allsuch Boardman

Wayward Sons: NICAP and the IC
by Jack Brewer

The Extraterrestrial Species Almanac: The Ultimate Guide to Greys, Reptilians, Hybrids, and Nordics
by Craig Campobasso

Haunebu: The Secret Files: The Greatest UFO Secret of All Time
by David Childress

History of the Plurality of Worlds: The Myths of Extraterrestrials Through the Ages
by Pierre Connes and James Lequeux

UFO Sightings Desk Reference: United States of America 2001 - 2020
by Cheryl Costa and Linda Miller Costa

In Plain Sight: An investigation into UFOs and impossible science
by Ross Coulthart

Wondrous: 25 True UFO Encounters
by Preston Dennett

Extraterrestrial Linguistics: And the Secret of Human Origins
by Frederick Dodson

New Age Grifter: The True Story of Gabriel of Urantia and his Cosmic Family
by Joseph L. Flatley 

UFO: The Edinburg Incident and Other UFO Stories
by David E. Gates

Saucers, Spooks and Kooks: UFO Disinformation in the Age of Aquarius
by Adam Gorightly

Letters of Love & Light: Four Decades of UFO Encounters, Experiences and Sightings Shared with Ufologist R. Leo Sprinkle, Ph.D.
by Katie Griboski

High Probability: Findings From A Study of CE4, UFO, and USO Experiences
by Larry G. Hanshaw

Who Are They Really?: New Approaches to Identifying UFOs, Abductions, and Extraterrestrials
by Daniel Harran

I Want To Believe: An Investigators' Archive
by Jason Hewlett and Peter Renn

Intruders: The Incredible Visitations at Copley Woods
by Budd Hopkins

Missing Time: A Documented Study of UFO Abductions
By Budd Hopkins

Extraordinary Contact: Life Beyond "Intruders"
by Debra Jordan-Kauble

Closer Encounters
by Jason Reza Jorjani

The Zoologist's Guide to the Galaxy: What Animals on Earth Reveal About Aliens--and Ourselves
by Arik Kershenbaum

Skinwalkers at the Pentagon: An Insiders' Account of the Secret Government UFO Program
by James T Lacatski D.Eng., Colm A Kelleher Ph.D., and George Knapp

UFO Investigation the Methodology for a New Age
by Richard Lang

Roswell: The After-Action Report
by Greg Lawson

Extraterrestrial: The First Sign of Intelligent Life Beyond Earth
by Avi Loeb

The Alien Communication Handbook: So We Received a Signal―Now What?
by Brian S. McConnell

The Alien Gene: Interactions between Humanity and Visitors to planet Earth
by Moira McGhee

The Days of the Space Brothers
by Moira McGhee

UFO Highway American Sightings 1940–2018
by Antony Milne

UFOS, Nuclear Weapons, and a New Age of Reason
by Richard O'Connor

UFOs and the Deep State: A History of the Military and Shadow Government's War Against the Truth
by Kevin D. Randle

Diary of Secrets: UFO Conspiracies and the Mysterious Death of Marilyn Monroe
by Nick Redfern

by Kevin Randle

UFOs Before Roswell: European Foo-Fighters 1940-1945
by Graeme Rendall

The Assessment: The Arrival of Extraterrestrials
by Adrian G. Rudnyk

Touched By Roswell
by Don Schmitt and Tom Carey

Beyond Pascagoula: The Rest Of The Amazing Story
by Irena McCammon Scott

Making Contact: Preparing for the New Realities of Extraterrestrial Existence
by Alan Steinfeld, ed

Swamp Gas My Ass
by Raymond Szymanski

Proof Something Happened
by Tony Trigilio

Trinity: The Best-Kept Secret
by Jacques Vallee and Paola Harris

Mystery Stalks the Prairie: Unexplained Cattle Killings and UFOs in Montana
by Keith Wolverton

Handbook of UFO Religions
Benjamin E. Zel

Animal Reactions to UFOs
by Linda Zimmermann

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