Recommended Reading List

First, I’m of course going to recommend my own books. What I don’t have back in circulation, will soon be!

Galenorn, Yasmine: (See also Intermediate/Advanced)
Trancing The Witch’s Wheel (was reissued as Magical Meditations but will be back under its original title when I re-release it)
Embracing The Moon: Kindle, Nook, iTunes, Kobo
Dancing With The Sun
Crafting The Body Divine
Magical Meditations
Tarot Journeys: Kindle, Nook, iTunes, Kobo
Totem Magick

Any Level:

Adler, Margot: Drawing Down The Moon (VERY good overview): Print or Kindle
*Aebi, Tania: Maiden Voyage: Print or Kindle
Anderson, William & Hicks, Clive: Green Man
Arrien, Angeles: The Tarot Handbook:  Print
Conway, DJ: The Ancient & Shining Ones

Cunningham, Scott:
Wicca: A Guide for the  Solitary Practitioner: Print or Kindle
Cunningham’s Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs: Print or Kindle
Cunningham’s Encylopedia of Crystal, Gem & Metal Magic: Print or Kindle
The Complete Book of Incense, Oils & Brews: Print or Kindle
Living Wicca: Print or Kindle
The Magical Household: Spells & Rituals for the Home: Print or Kindle
Earth, Air, Fire & Water: Print or Kindle

*Dillard, Annie: Pilgrim at Tinker Creek: Print or Kindle

Farrar, Janet & Stewart:
The Witches’ Goddess: Print or Kindle
The Witches’ God: Print or Kindle
The Witch’s Bible: Print
Eight Sabbats for Witches
Life and Times of a Modern Witch
Lifting the Veil: Print

*Froud, Brian:
Faeries: Print
Good Faeries, Bad Faeries: Print

McArthur, Margie:
Faery Healing
Wisdom of the Elements

Peschel, Lisa: A Practical Guide to the Runes: Print or Kindle
Sargent, Denny: Global Ritualism

*Shinn, Florence Scovel: The Complete Works: The Game of Life and How to Play It,
Your Word Is Your Wand, The Secret Door to Success, The Power of the Spoken Word: Print or Kindle

Telesco, Patricia: The Victorian Grimoire
Wallace, Amy & Henkin, Bill: The Psychic Healing Book


Andrews, Ted:
Animal Speak: Print or Kindle
Enchantment of the Faerie Realm: Print or Kindle

*Brennan, Barbara: Hands of Light: A Guide to Healing Through the Human Energy Field: Print or Kindle

Briggs, Katherine:
An Encyclopedia of Fairies
Fairies in Tradition & Literature

Budapest, Z: The Book of Holy Women’s Mysteries

Cabot, Laurie: Power of the Witch: Print or Kindle
*Evans-Wentz, W.Y.: The Fairy Faith In Celtic Countries

Fitch, Ed: Magical Rites From the Crystal Well: Print

Hawke, Elen:
Praise to the Moon
The Sacred Round

Kaldera, Raven: The Urban Primitive
Leek, Sybil: Diary of a Witch

Medici, Marina: Good Magic

Morrison, Dorothy:
Utterly Wicked: Curses, Hexes, & Other Unsavory Notions: Print or Kindle
In Praise of the Crone
Everyday Magic: Spells & Rituals for Modern Living: Print or Kindle
Everyday Magic: Spells & Rituals for Abundant Living: Print or Kindle

Moura, Ann: Green Witchcraft: Print or Kindle

Valiente, Doreen: Natural Magic
Path Specific:

*Ervast, Pekka: The Key To The Kalevala (Finnish)
Koppana, KM: Snakefat & Knotted Threads (Finnish)
*Lonnrot, Elias: The Kalevala (one of the best translation is a 1899 version by John Martin Crawford, although he changed the “V” in certain names into a “W” and the “J” in Pohjola into a “Y”): Print or Kindle
Paxson, Diana: Essential Asatru: Walking the Path of Norse Paganism: Print
Pennick, Nigel: Pagan Magic of the Northern Tradition  (Northern European magickal systems): Print or Kindle

Riding Windhorses: A Journey Into the Heart of Mongolian Shamanism: Print or Kindle
Chose by the Spirits: Following Your Shamanic Calling: Print or Kindle

Teish, Luisah: Jambalaya  (Voudoun): Print
The Eddas (Norse): Print or Kindle
The Mabinogion (Celtic): Print or Kindle
The Egyptian Book of the Dead (Egyptian): Print or Kindle
The I-Ching, or Book of Changes (Divination): Print or Kindle

*–not at all “pagan” or magically oriented, but either a good reference or very connected with seeing nature through an intimate perception

Tarot/Oracle Decks I like:

The Thoth Deck
The Rohrig Deck
The Wild Wood Tarot
The Fantastical Creatures Tarot
Tarot of the Hidden Realm
Shadowscapes TarotThe Mystic Dreamer Tarot
Druid Animal Oracle Deck
The Faeries’ Oracle
Medicine Cards

I also recommend checking out (one of the best all-inclusive sites on the net for pagans to connect)

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2 thoughts on “Magickal Reading List

  • 09/14/2018 at 1:17 pm

    If I may throw in some pennies, Jambalaya is way more Lukumi than any sort of Vodou. Should anyone be looking for Vodou material, Haitian Vodou by Mambo Chita Tann is a great introduction.

  • 09/14/2018 at 11:32 am

    this is great, thanks


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