Here on AbeBooks, we've got a graveyard full of practical ghoulish literature. Dig up how-to guides, manuals and handbooks describing every aspect of slaying vampires, casting spells in bed, and cooking lunar-style.

So sink your teeth into one of these terrifyingly entertaining titles, or if you're feeling especially brave, meet a real ghost who lives in one of our booksellers' shops.

The Vampire Hunter's Handbook

Erin Slonaker

This guide for the vampire hunter is chock-full of all the information you'll need to become a skilled hunter of all things paranormal. Each book contains an introduction to the types of creatures you might encounter and helpful hints on where and when you might find them. You'll find a sampling of phrases and pictograms - to avoid any miscommunication when face to face with your subject - plus an official ID badge for use on all your adventures.

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The Zombie Survival Guide

Max Brooks

Don't go to the graveyard without this! It is your key to survival against the hordes of undead who may be stalking you right now. Fully illustrated and exhaustively comprehensive, this book covers everything you need to know, including how to understand zombie physiology and behavior, the most effective defense tactics and weaponry, ways to outfit your home for a long siege, and how to survive and adapt in any territory or terrain.

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Encyclopedia of the Undead

Dr. Bob Curran

For those interested in the darker side of the human mind, Dr. Curran has a Hallowe'en treat for you. He traces those shadowy entities – vampires, werewolves, ghouls and monsters – that lurk just outside the range of human vision and inhabit our most frightening tales. This is the book for those brave enough to plumb the depths of our worst nightmares!

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Magickal Sex: A Witches’ Guide to Beds, Knobs and Broomsticks

Fiona Horne

Listen up, all you young, sexy witches. This is a compact guide for bringing some extra-special witchy magick into the bedroom. Fiona Horne explains not only how magick can liven up your love life, but how sex can enrich your spell-working. This book shows you to get the most out of your love life, with lots of spells and rituals to help to keep you at your sexy witchy best.

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Haunted Theaters

Barbara Smith

Oh those ghosts. They can be so dramatic. Some personalities in the theater simply won't accept that final curtain call. Best-selling Ghost House author Barbara Smith has conjured up an entertaining collection of tales about spirits and unexplained phenomena that sometimes steal the spotlight in North America's theaters.

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Cooking by Moonlight: A Witch's Guide to Culinary Magic

Karri Ann Allrich

Learn how to prepare mouthwatering temptations that feed your body and spirit. Cooking by Moonlight invites you to begin cooking with intention, in harmony with the seasons and moon phases. Inside, you'll find lunar menus, tips for using herbs and spices magickally, and guidelines for stocking a moonlit pantry.

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A Manual on Exorcism

H.A. Maxwell Whyte

Free yourself from the burden of evil spirits. H. A. Maxwell Whyte discusses forty-five questions about demons and how they can be defeated. He provides clear, helpful explanations that will make sense to anyone searching for the truth about demons and exorcism.

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The Haunted Bookshop

Christopher Morley

For something on the fictional side, we present this book that captures the romance - and spirit - of books and bookshops. Originally published in 1917, Morley's tale of a Brooklyn bookstore with unearthly tenants will charm you.

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