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February 18, 2021 by DanFF
The best way to expand and seek new knowledge is through reading. We can find today a huge selection of
books about magic, books about witchcraft, books about Paganism, books about Wicca, books about mythology…
So, on this page, I will leave a list of the books I know, the ones I own and/or I intend to buy, in order to share what I read.
If you are interested in any of them, please use the links I provide for your region to buy them on Amazon. In addition to buying the books, you will collaborate with the Santuário Lunar and the authors – and paying nothing extra for it!
The books are sorted in these categories:
Books about Magic in general
Below you will find many books
abour magic in general that cover natural magic, Wicca, crystals and stones, alchemy, meditation and so on.
The Spiral Dance US —– UK
Alchemy and Mysticism US —– UK
The Complete Guide to Chakras US —– UK
Exploring the Northern Tradition US —– UK
The Gaelic Otherworld US —– UK
Ganesh Removing the Obstacles (Minibook) US —– UK
Dreaming the Divine US —– UK
Wiccapedia Journal A Book of Shadow US —– UK
The Orphic Hymns
The Orphic Hymns are in this book in English and Greek. Hardcover edition. Excellent material for those who connect with Greek Goddesses and Gods.
US —– UK
Books about Witchcraft and Grimoires
Below you find books focused on witchcraft and some grimoires that are worth to be known.
A Witch’s Bible US —– UK
Buckland’s Complete Book of Witchcraft US —– UK
Cunningham’s Book of Shadows US —– UK
The Book of Spells
This is one of the most beautiful and neat books I know. Contains several spells and a bit of history. I’ve got the Brazilian Portuguese version.
US —– UK
Read the review or watch the video about it (in Portuguese).
The Goodly Spellbook US —– UK
Grimoire for the Apprentice Wizard US —– UK
The Book of St. Cyprian The Sorcerer’s Treasure US —– UK
Witchcraft A Handbook of Magic Spells and Potions US —– UK
Books about Goddesses, Paganism and The Divine Feminine
Below you will find books focusing on Goddesses, on Paganism in general and some more
specifically on The Divine Feminine.
The Goddess A Beginner’s Guide US —– UK
Lamp of the Goddess Lives and Teachings of a Priestess US —– UK
Weaving Woman US —– UK
Encyclopedia of Goddesses and Heroines
This edition includes the 3 books that were sold separately. It is a huge encyclopaedia of Goddesses and Heroines very well organized and full of information!
US —– UK
Wild Girls The Path of the Young Goddess US —– UK
Shinto Norito A Book of Prayers US —– UK
Shinto the Kami Way US —– UK
Shop statues of your favourite Deites US —– UK Books about Mythology, Creation Myths and Deities
Below are books on Mythology, books that focus on deities and books on creation myths of different cultures.
Bulfinch’s Mythology (Barnes and Noble edition) US —– UK
Classical Hindu Mythology (Puranas) US —– UK
Edda (Norse Creation Myth) US —– UK
The Book of Mythology
This book is a general overview of the mythology of several different cultures. I found it very interesting as it gives an introduction and some details of each. It’s worth reading!
US —– UK
Egyptian Mythology US —– UK
Myths from Mesopotamia (Includes The Enuma Elish, Gilgamesh, The Flood and others!) US —– UK
The Iliad and the Odyssey (Barnes & Noble edition) US —– UK
The Egyptian Book of the Dead
This book is huge and it features the faithful reproduction of the Papyrus of Ani as well as an English translation and commentary!
US —– UK
The Kalevala (Finnish Creation Myth) US —– UK
The Kojiki (Shinto Creation Myth) US —– UK
The Mabinogion (Celtic/Welsh Creation Myth) US —– UK Books about Fairy tales, Folktales, Folklore and stories
Many fairy tales and stories we know through folklore present us with magic in a practical way and we can learn a lot by reading each one. Below are books that compile tales, arts, and references for folklore study.
A Treasury of Irish Fairy and Folk Tales (Barnes & Noble edtion) US —– UK
Abecedário do Folclore Brasileiro (in Portuguese) US —– UK
Aesop’s Illustrated Fables (Barnes & Noble edition) US —– UK
Fairies by Yoshitaka Amano
This book is incredible, but today it is a rare find. It compiles many fairies and magical beings of Celtic and British cultures illustrated by Yoshitaka Amano. All of them contain stories!
US —– UK
Read the review
Fairy Tales from Around the World (Barnes & Noble edtion) US —– UK
Japanese Folk and Fairy Tales (Forgotten books reprint) US —– UK
Japanese Tales US —– UK
Norwegian Folk Tales US —– UK
Penny Dreadfuls US —– UK
Russian Fairy Tales US —– UK
A Treasury of British Folklore
This book is a collection of superstitions, spells, folklore, ghosts and customs of the British Islands. It even has the Wheel of the Year and its local variations!
Read the review and watch the video
US —– UK
The Book of Yokai US —– UK
Chinese Fairy Tales and Fantasies US —– UK
The Arabian Nights US —– UK
Grimm’s Complete Fairy Tales
It’s impossible to talk about Fairy Tales and not include the Grimm’s Fairy Tales. This edition is fantastic!
US —– UK Oracles, Tarot Decks and more
Below are the oracles I
own / know and recommend. There are also some Tarot books that are worth reading.
Dragon Tarot US —– UK
Everyday Tarot US —– UK
Golden Tarot US —– UK
The Wild Unknown Tarot
This deck is very mysterious and the art is fantastic! Not to mention the whole presentation. No wonder it’s one of the best selling these days!
Watch the video
US —– UK
Jung and Tarot An Archetypal Journey US —– UK
The Way of the Tarot US —– UK
I-Ching Holitzka Deck US —– UK
The Goddess Tarot
My favourite Tarot Deck! We have Goddesses in each of the Major Arcana with
a fantastic and mesmerizing art.
The Druid Craft Tarot US —– UK
The Hermetic Tarot US —– UK
The Rider Tarot Deck US —– UK
The Thoth Tarot US —– UK
The Animal Spirit Deck US —– UK Books about History, Psychology and Symbols
Below you will find History books related to magic and witchcraft. It also has books on psychology and books on symbols.
Oxford’s Illustrated History of Witchcraft and Magic US —– UK
The Celtic Book of Living and Dying US —– UK
The Book of Symbols US —– UK
Accused – British Witches Throughout History
This book contains 11 real and detailed cases of women accused of witchcraft in England.
US —– UK
Magic and Religion in Medieval England US —– UK
England’s Witchcraft Trials US —– UK
Man and His Symbols
I believe this book is fundamental to a better understanding of archetypes and symbols. Jung tackles everything in a fantastic way, and sure enough, this book will help you improve your practices one way or another.
US —– UK Books about Magic, Witchcraft and more…
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