10 New Paranormal Books to Keep You Up at Night

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Looking for a chilling new read? Here are 10 paranormal-themed books that have recently hit shelves or are coming soon. Give them a try…if you dare.

Eerie Florida: Chilling Tales from the Panhandle to the Keys
September 4, 2017

Most know Florida as the land of endless sunny beaches, but the state is home to numerous eerie legends and mysterious creatures. Join Mark Muncy and Kari Schultz as they uncover the history behind the state’s creepiest stories and unusual locations.

A Haunted History of Louisiana Plantations
September 25, 2017

Louisiana plantations evoke images of grandeur and elegance. Beyond the facade of stately homes are stories of hope and subjugation, tragedy and suffering, shame and perseverance and war and conquest. Authors Cheryl H. White and W. Ryan Smith reveal the dark history, folklore, and lasting human cost of Louisiana plantation life.

Ghosts of Wales: Accounts from the Victorian Archives 
October 1, 2017

This book reveals for the first time 50 terrifying, and in some cases, comical cases dating from 1837 to 1901, unearthed from archive newspapers. They include chilling prophecies from beyond the grave, poltergeists who terrorize the God-fearing communities, spectral locomotives which hurtle around the industrial landscape, and more than a few ingenious hoaxes along the way.

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20 Paranormal Books Coming in 2014

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Looking for a creepy read? Here are 20 paranormal books hitting shelves next year. We’ve got demonologists, Bigfoot, UFOs, and more!

National Geographic Ultimate Guide to Supernatural Places: Close Encounters, Haunted Houses, and Other Spooky Hot Spots Around the World by Sarah Bartlett (Sep 2, 2014)

American Monsters: A History of Monster Lore, Legends, and Sightings in America by Linda S. Godfrey (Aug 28, 2014) – “From pre-Columbian legends to modern-day eyewitness accounts, this comprehensive guide covers the history, sightings and lore surrounding the most mysterious monsters in America—including Bigfoot, the Jersey Devil, and more.”

Ghost Hunter: The Groundbreaking Classic of Paranormal Investigation (Tarcher Supernatural Library) by Hans Holzer (Aug 28, 2014) – “For devoted ghost-hunting aficionados curious about the practice’s history, there is no better place to start than the first book Hans Holzer wrote, Ghost Hunter.This is the 1963 book that launched his publishing career and gained him international fame.”

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25 New Paranormal Books Coming Soon

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In my last installment of Paranormal Books, I listed works set to arrive in bookstores between January and July of this year. Here’s what’s hitting shelves in the next few months. We’ve got psychic wandering, a royal ghost, ghost hunting guides, and more.

Become a Psychic Wanderer: Expand Your Mind & Soul Through Travel by Kathryn and Jean Harwig (August 8, 2013) – “Humorous and touching stories interlaced with easy exercises that teach you how to open your third eye, focus your intention, get intuitive advice, raise your energy field, conquer fear, and manifest your desires.”

Haunted Nevada: Ghosts and Strange Phenomena of the Silver State (Haunted Series) by Janice Oberding (August 11, 2013) – “The Silver State’s most bizarre and creepy stories of paranormal activity.”

Haunted Dalton, Georgia (Haunted America) by Connie Hall-Scott (August 13, 2013) – “From the weeping girl of the former Hotel Dalton to long-dead marching ghost soldiers and beyond, Dalton abounds in paranormal activity. Join author Connie Hall-Scott on a journey through a host of spectral things that go bump in the night.”

Afterlife: Uncovering the Secrets of Life After Death by Barry Eaton (August 15, 2013) – “What happens when someone dies? What does it feel like? What exactly is the light at the end of the tunnel? Is reincarnation real? Based on his own amazing experiences communicating with those who have passed over, Barry Eaton answers these questions and many, many more.”

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New Paranormal Books for 2013


I’m not just a huge ghost nerd. I’m also a bookworm. Naturally, some of my favorite books are about ghosts, ghouls, and other supernatural creatures. If you’re looking for a creepy new read, here are 21 paranormal books coming out this year. Have a recommendation? Speak up in the comments below!

Lost in the Darkness: Life Inside the World’s Most Haunted Prisons, Hospitals, and Asylums, Benjamin S. Jeffries (July 28, 2013) – “Take a personal tour of 29 of the world’s most haunted prisons, hospitals, and asylums.”

Haunted Charleston: Scary Sites, Eerie Encounters, and Tall Tales, Sara Pitzzer (July 16, 2013) – “Haunted Charleston includes twenty-five stories from the Ghosts at Dock Street Theater to the Haunted Graveyards, that will send chills up the spines of even the most daring ghost hunters.”

Haunted Washington: Uncanny Tales and Spooky Spots from the Upper Left-Hand Corner of the United States – Adam Woog (July 16, 2013) – “Among the Pacific Northwest’s many treasures is the Evergreen State, a state rich in eerie events.  Haunted Washington, a collection of stories of ghosts, mysteries, and paranormal happenings, will leave readers delightfully frightened.”

A Haunted Life: The True Ghost Story of a Reluctant Psychic, Debra Robinson (July 8, 2013) – “Debra Robinson faced haunted houses, terrifying psychic encounters, shattered dreams, and a battle with evil. But nothing prepared her for the death of the two most important people in her life.”

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