🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! Fiona Horne’s extraordinary journey through a metaphysical-laced material world has all the breathtaking twists, turns, perils, redemption and enlightenment of a fantasy novel merged with Siddhartha and Entertainment Weekly. It’s the late 70s and a 10-year-old girl builds an altar in the bushland of suburban Sydney. Stones, leaves and flowers are offerings for her … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Naked Witch by Fiona Horne
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! Witch, Slut, Feminist: these contested identities are informing millennial women as they counter a tortuous history of misogyny with empowerment. This innovative primer highlights sexual liberation as it traces the lineage of “witch feminism.” Juxtaposing scholarly research on the demonization of women and female sexuality that has continued since the witch hunts of the … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Witches, Sluts, Feminists by Kristen J. Solée
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! Want to Make Your 2018 Magical? Harness the power of the seasons, planets, moon, sun, and yourself as you expand your horizons and create an extraordinary year. With an inspiring blend of illustrations to colour, seasonal spells and rituals, gentle planning guidelines, and monthly and weekly calendar pages, find yourself on the creative, empowering … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Coloring Book of Shadows Planner (2018) by Amy Cesari
Happy New year, friends! I hope you're all ready for a very wild and magickal year. We're starting to year off with a full moon, lunar eclipse, and blue moon just in January! It's going to be a great year to try new things, shed some old issues, and make wishes and wild dreams come … Continue reading #WitchReads and Reviews for 2018!
🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! The definitive A-Z reference guide to essential aromatherapy oils. Aromatherapy expert Julia Lawless shares her extensive knowledge in this detailed and systematic survey of more than 190 essential aromatherapy oils. From commonly used oils such as lavender and tea tree oils to the more obscure oils including deertounge, oakmoss, cananga, and angelica, The Encyclopedia of … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: The Encyclopedia of Essential Oils by Julia Lawless
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! In this issue of Brainscan, Alex Wrekk (Stolen Sharpie Revolution) discusses the individualized witchcraft practice she's pieced together over the past decade. While documenting her journey, she looks at a variety of other witchcraft traditions, why they didn't fully work for her, and why secular witchcraft is just as valid as any other form. She also gives plenty … Continue reading Book (Zine!) Review of Shadows: Brainscan #33 by Alex Wrekk
Happy Halloween friends! Are you excited? I am! This is my most favourite holiday of the year! It’s a time of magick and mystery and monsters. It’s a time when anyone can be whomever or whatever they want and embrace that identity for one incredible night. Plus… candy. Last year for Halloween I talked about … Continue reading A Very Fat Feminist Halloween Special! Vol. 2
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! The Weiser Book of Occult Detectives: 13 Stories of Supernatural Sleuthing is a compilation of vintage occult detective stories, written by masters of the genre including Arthur Conan Doyle, Algernon Blackwood, Dion Fortune, J. Sheridan Le Fanu, and Helena Blavatsky. Occult detectives explore paranormal mysteries or use their own supernatural gifts to solve crimes. … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: The Weiser Book of Occult Detectives Edited by Judika Illes
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! Conjure, hoodoo, rootwork—these are all names for southern American folk magic. Conjure first emerged in the days of slavery and plantations and is widely considered among the most potent forms of magic. Its popularity continues to increase, both in the United States and worldwide. This book is a guide to using conjure to achieve … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Old Style Conjure by Starr Casas
Aaaah! October! It's a new month and I've got some new, awesome witch reads on the go right now, including a little bit of fiction. I've also got a winner of Crystals, Plain & Simple! at the bottom of this post so scroll down if you entered! When I started this blog I knew books would … Continue reading #WitchReads Weekly – October 1st!