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Authors and books

Much as we like putting faces to names, its also good to put faces to books. So, here are some authors with their work… Rachel Patterson with two of her most recent books, The Art of Ritual, and The Cailleach.       Morgan Daimler with her Pagan Portal on fairy witchcraft.   Lucya Starza

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Authors and books

Much as we like putting faces to names, its also good to put faces to books. So, here are some authors with their work… Rachel Patterson with two of her most recent books, The Art of Ritual, and The Cailleach.       Morgan Daimler with her Pagan Portal on fairy witchcraft.   Lucya Starza

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Featured book – Essays in Contemporary Paganism

Published in 2013, this Moon Books anthology features twelve Pagan writers from across the globe, offering a unique perspective on Paganism today in both its theoretical and practical aspects. The essays are as follows… 1. Evolving the Spirit, Gregory Michael Brewer 2. Connecting Past and Future: Modern Reconstructionist Druidism, Morgan Daimler 3. A Modern Celt: The

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Online Solstice Event

The Pagan Federation’s Disabilities team ran their second online event for the summer solstice 2016. It’s been enthusiastically supported by Moon Books authors. If you didn’t join in with the event live, you can find all of the videos in the twitter feed – https://twitter.com/PFDisabilities or on Facebook although the further after the event you read this post,

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Pagan Poetry – Time and water

Time and water   Flowing from before to after Ever changing, Ever the same Time and water Seeking the infinite.   Time and water magic, Wear away sharp edges, Curve pebbles into forms Forgiving to hand and foot.   Time and water erase The certainties, the shapes Carry away the debris Soften the remains  

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Elen Sentier, author of Celtic Chakras and Trees of the Goddess

Midsummer

By Elen Sentier Going down, going down going down … The sun rises to his highest arc in the sky and then stands still, meaning appears to rise at the same point on the horizon for three days. Then his arc diminishes as he begins the journey down into the belly of the Earth. The Earth is bright, fecund,

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Bee Goddesses

Summer is well and truly underway in the UK and the warm, sunny days have brought out a variety of stunning butterflies, insects and most importantly the busy bumble bees. The humble bumble has been revered for thousands of years and should be just as significant to us today. Honey was sacred and considered the

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The Dragon Tree

The strange Dragon Tree (Dracaena draco) which grows in Tenerife and the Canary Islands, is a herb governed by Mars, according to ancient herbalists like Nicholas Culpeper. The astrological and planetary rulers of herbs have corresponding characteristics to look out for. For example, Mars was the god of War, so herbs governed by the Red

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Author news for July

This month we have 2 exciting new titles – Rachel Patterson’s The Cailleach, and Ross Heaven’s San Pedro: The Gateway to Wisdom – more information over at www.moon-books.net and watch this blog for details. Moon Books authors have been out and about doing all manner of things during June… Morgan Daimler was at the 3rd annual Morrigan’s

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New for June – Fairycraft

Morgan Daimler’s Pagan Portal on Fairy witchcraft has been tremendously popular, so clearly a more indepth exploration of the subject was in order! This month we’re delighted to be publishing Fairycraft – an in-depth manual for practicing Fairy Witchcraft including theology, fairy lore, rituals, holidays, and magical practices. This book aims to pick up where

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New for June – Arc of the Goddess

A new title from our enormously popular Kitchen Witchcraft author Rachel Patterson. This time she’s co-writing with Tracey Roberts to bring you a whole new way of working with the cycle of the seasons. This year-long Arc of the Goddess course will take you on a personal journey of discovery, taking each month as the

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Author News for June

News from the Moon Books authors! We’ll have details of this month’s exciting new releases in other posts, so watch this space! Laura Perry’s  Minoan Tarot deck is now available for pre-order on Amazon. This deck is a handy companion to her book Ariadne’s Thread: Awakening the Wonders of the Ancient Minoans in Our Modern

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Sex, Power and Politics of the Sacred Feminine

Karen Tate is an author and radio host with a passion for the sacred feminine. Karen Tate’s books are currently on offer on kindle. Voices of the Sacred Feminine: Conversations to Re-Shape Our World AMAZON US AMAZON UK               Goddess Calling Inspirational Messages & Meditations of Sacred Feminine Liberation Thealogy

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Book Reviews

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Madness, Magic and reviewers

Every book is a gamble. No one knows when they write a book whether anyone will want it, or read it, and if anyone reads it whether they will get it, or enjoy it. For writers, every book is a risky baring of soul and the process of waiting for reactions is seldom an easy

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Republished: The Gospel of Falling Down

A review by Nimue Brown At first glance, it may not be obvious what The Gospel of Falling Down is doing being re-published as a Pagan classic. “Failure, rather than success, is at the heart of the life of Jesus and his message. He came to liberate us from the “gospel of success”. It is

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Melusine Draco reviews

Mélusine Draco’s highly individualistic teaching methods and writing draw on historical sources supported by academic texts and current archaeological findings; endorsing Crowley’s view that magic(k) is an amalgam of science and art, and that magic is the outer route to the inner Mysteries. Author of several titles currently published with John Hunt Publishing including the

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Spiral Nature and Traditional Witchcraft

There are lots of on-line magazines covering the esoteric world but Spiral Nature can best be classed as an occult magazine for grown-ups!  Featuring articles on all aspects of spirituality, magic(k), esoteric and occultism it’s well worth signing up for their newsletter and, if you have aspirations as a MB&S writer then they welcome submissions

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Reading hat on!

by Nimue Brown I spend far more time as a reader of books than ever I do as an author. As a reader my tastes are broad. While I read a lot of Druid titles, I happily pick up books from other traditions, too. I like more academic writing – Ronald Hutton is a personal

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