The Ouija board continues to be a popular means of entertainment for a wide variety of people: paranormal thrill-seekers, adventurous adolescents, temperamental teens, tipsy party guests, and even curious skeptics. Most of the time, those who dabble with the Ouija experience nothing out of the ordinary. But many times that's not the case. And many times that extraordinary experience isn't just strange, but downright awful.
Ouija Board Nightmares takes a look at some of those terrifying experiences, which range from nightmarish manifestations to outright physical assaults. The author's intention is to inform and engage, but primarily to warn. While the Ouija board may be marketed as a harmless game, it is indeed neither. If the accounts in this book don't convince you of that, then nothing will.
©2015 John Harker (P)2016 John Harker
Mom. Wife. Photographer. Lover of all things supernatural. Slightly obsessed with Sweet Valley High and great white sharks.
This book is a bunch of very short "true" stories about Quija board incidents. There are some that are scary, and some that are not so scary. Pretty much every story ends with "and they swore they would never touch a board again".
This book is filled with factual and useful information. Each example consists of a few paragraphs which are very comprehensive and leave no time for a person to lose interest. These examples are divided into chapters which grow in intensity as the book progresses. Remember, the entire book is just about 2 hours in length and the author does a good job of only using one chapter for introduction and the rest for actual stories and experiences of people using the boards and their results. It is not written with the same attention to detail as The Demonologist; it is more of a collection of short stories. I have only two complaints regarding the listening experience. First, the author seemed to end almost each story with some version of “they will never do it again.” That was tiresome after about the first ten stories. The second is the narrator. I dislike criticizing voiceover artists because I know, from experience; it is not an easy job. This guy just sounded rather plastic. That being said, the information in the book is well-researched, knowledgeable, and is something many teenagers, not to mention adults, would do well to read.
This is the best warring you can get for anybody who is thinking of using one...
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