Friday, July 20, 2012

Book Review for 101 Ways to Find a Ghost

Title:  101 Ways to Find a Ghost:  Essential Tools, Tips, and Techniques to Undercover Paranormal Activity
Author:  Melissa Martin Ellis
Published by Adams Media (2011)

101 Ways to Find a Ghost is the latest acquisition to my paranormal literature collection, and I'm quite pleased with it overall.  If you're actually looking for 101 ways to find a ghost, you'll probably be disappointed, but if you're looking for solid, tried and true methods of investigating the paranormal, this is the book for you.

The book is arranged quite cleverly, with 101 "subjects" including everything from paranormal definitions, the history of paranormal investigation, and of course, how to effectively begin the investigative process.  It is a great resource for those looking to get into paranormal investigations, and a must-read for anyone wishing to actually start their own ghost hunting team.  It is well-written, and written in a language that even a novice can understand and learn from.

I personally enjoyed the majority of this book simply because it fell in line with many of my own beliefs, and coincided with the same information/advice that I have personally been sharing during my time as an investigator.  There are a few subjects that I would have liked to seen developed a little further, but overall, this was a great introduction into a subject is far too vast to be adequately covered in only one tome.

This is not a collection of ghost stories, and therefore, may read a little dry to those who are either not interested in the idea of paranormal investigations, or to those who have been in this field for quite some time.  Overall, a commendable addition to my personal library!

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