For Christmas, I received over $225 worth of Amazon giftcards (well, I used cash that I had received to get another $30 set of giftcards). With it, I bought a total of seventeen books. Most of them have came, but four that I ordered were used or out of print. Two of those I won't get until the end of January to the middle of February, and I should have the other two within a couple of weeks (I hope). Here is a list of what I ordered, starting with what I've received thus far.
Haunted Indiana: Ghosts and Strange Phenomena of the Hoosier State (James A. Willis)
Monster Diary: On the Road in Search of Strange and Sinister Creatures (Nick Redfern)
Wildman! The Monstrous and Mysterious Saga of the "British Bigfoot" (Nick Redfern)
The Beginner's Guide to the Long Sword: European Martial Arts Weaponry Techniques (Steaphen Fick)
Food for the Dead: On the Trail of New England's Vampires (Second Edition, Michael E. Bell)
Mexican Bestiary: Bestiario Mexicano (David Bowles and Noe Vela)
Shock! The Black Dog of Bungay (David Waldron and Christopher Reeve)
The Banshee (Elliot O'Donnell)
Spirits, Fairies, Leprechauns, and Goblins: An Encyclopedia (Carol Rose)
The Haunting of America: Ghosts & Legends of America's Haunted Past (Troy Taylor)
Not of This World: Creatures of the Supernatural in Scotland (Maurice Fleming)
Ghosts: An Exploration of the Spirit World, from Apparitions to Haunted Places (Paul Roland)
Medieval Swordsmanship: Illustrated Methods and Techniques (John Clements)
And here are the items that are on their way, but I haven't received yet.
The Element Encyclopedia of Vampires: An A-Z of the Undead (Theresa Cheung)
The Big Grey Man of Ben MacDhui (Affleck Grey)
A Dictionary of Vampires (Peter Haining)
Chambers Ghosts and Spirits
I am happy to announce that I have received all four of these titles. And there you have it, folks. Most of these books are about or related to monsters, cryptozoology, the Undead, Vampires, ghosts, etc. I have been wanting most (if not all) of these for a very long time. I hope that I've inspired you to consider investing your money in Amazon. You won't regret it, I promise you.
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