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Amityville HorrorOK, it’s paranormal day at the QSF blog. Today, I’m thinking about supernatural, paranormal, and horror. They have a lot of overlap, but are not exactly the same thing.

For instance, Twilight is probably paranormal, with its shifter themes, and maybe a little supernatural.

The Amityville Horror was clearly horror, with a little supernatural, but was it paranormal? Maybe?

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre – horror only.

What I’m wondering this morning is – where do you draw the line between supernatural, paranormal, and horror? And what are some examples you’ve read and enjoyed in each subset of the Suparanorror genre?

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