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Spring equinox

By Nimue Brown For a moment, we stand between the dark half of the year, and the light. It’s hard to feel that moment. If you’re sensitive to day lengths, then what you feel at the equinox is the speeding up of change, an acceleration towards longer, lighter days. My body does not experience this

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Spring equinox

By Nimue Brown For a moment, we stand between the dark half of the year, and the light. It’s hard to feel that moment. If you’re sensitive to day lengths, then what you feel at the equinox is the speeding up of change, an acceleration towards longer, lighter days. My body does not experience this

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Author insights – Elen Sentier

When did you first realise you wanted to write? About age 3 What was your first book? Dreamweaving – about doing British native shamanism What makes you stand out as an author? Probably because I follow the old ways of Britain which are hardly known at all at the moment Do you have any writing

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The Awen Alone

The Awen Alone : Walking the Path of the Solitary Druid audiobook is now here! Available through bandcamp, you can download the book, as well as receiving Joanna van der Hoeven’s music album, “Drops of Awen” for only £10. Also included are guided meditations and talks from previous workshops! More material will be added throughout

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Author insights – Melusine Draco

When did you first realise you wanted to write? When I was still in secondary school and was told by the career’s officer not to talk stupid. She suggested I went to work for British Rail instead! What was your first book? My first novel was ‘Whittlewood’ in the modern horror genre, which was published

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Merlin, past and future

Since the release of her Pagan Portal on Merlin, Elen Sentier has been out and about giving talks… On the 24th of February she gave a talk on Merlin, Thresholds & the Fatherless Child. this was an illustrated talk at Rudolph Steiner House, London. Elen said: “The talk went very well with an interested audience

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Author insights – Lucya Starza

When did you first realise you wanted to write? As soon as I learnt to write. Probably about the age of five. What was your first book? Well, when I was about five, as soon as I realised I wanted to write a book, I had a go. It was about eight pages long, mostly

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News and films from Imelda Almqvist

Moon Books author Imelda Almqvist has had so much going on lately that it needs a whole blog post to bring you up to speed! She did an ‘At Home’ photoshoot with Spirit & Destiny Magazine For their March issue of 2017. Here’s a little clip from that: Imelda Almqvist is, as well as being an

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Merlin, past and future

Since the release of her Pagan Portal on Merlin, Elen Sentier has been out and about giving talks… On the 24th of February she gave a talk on Merlin, Thresholds & the Fatherless Child. this was an illustrated talk at Rudolph Steiner House, London. Elen said: “The talk went very well with an interested audience

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Animal Magic

New for March – Animal Magic

Our new title for this month comes from Rachel Patterson – thus far best known for her Kitchen Witchcraft titles. In this new title, Rachel explores the realms of Animal Magic – how to find, recognise, connect and work with the power of animal magic. It’s a Pagan Portal, so ideal for the reader who has

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Steve Andrews out and about

In February, Moon Books author Steve Andrews was at the Wellfield Bookshop for a signing. Wellfield is a proudly independent bookstore located in Roath, Cardiff and you can follow them on Twitter – https://twitter.com/WellfieldBooks1   Steve (pictured above) was at Wellfield to promote his title Herbs of the Sun, Moon and Planets. This Pagan Portal combines herbalism with

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Wolfsbane

By Wolfsbane & Mandrake Root

New for February, this fascinating title from Melusine Draco, exploring poisonous plants and their medicinal uses. A large number of poisonous plants have beneficial uses in both domestic medicine and magic. Needless to say, when utilising a toxic plant in magic, we are adding certain extra deadly or potent energies into the mix and it

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Clear and Present Thinking

Normally, we don’t promote books we aren’t publishing, but this is an exceptional book for exceptional times, so we thought you should know about it. Clear and Present Thinking, by Brendan Myers, is going to second edition, with the intention of adding more contributors. It is a a free college-level textbook in logic and critical thinking.

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Book Reviews

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Indie Shaman reviews

Shamanism Books is a website owned by Indie Shaman, a small ethical independent UK based organisation. Moon Books author Yvonne Ryves is a regular contributor to the Indie Shaman magazine, and they are very generous about reviewing Moon Books titles. Here’s some of the latest reviews… Merlin: Once & Future Wizard By Elen Sentier “Fascinating,

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Rachel Patterson Reviews

Here’s a set of review quotes from Kitchen witchcraft author Rachel Patterson. Rachel blogs regularly, and often takes the time to support other authors by commenting on their books.     The Coarse Witchcraft Trilogy “This book is not only truly funny – it had me laughing out loud and shaking my head in despair

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Melusine Draco considers Revealing The Green Man

A good book on this subject has been a long time coming … and using recent archaeological and historical discoveries Mark Olly reveals the development and existence of the Green Man and what his image represents to humankind – “an almost lost dark religious thread running throughout time and still underpinning the very supports of

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Rachel Patterson Reviews

Rachel Patterson is the author of many fine Kitchen Witch titles here at Moon Books – you can find out more about her work here – http://www.moon-books.net/authors/rachel-patterson Alongside writing books, Rachel also has a blog which updates frequently. She’s a generous reviewer of other people’s books. The following are quotes taken from her blog reviews. Ariadne’s

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The Druid Shaman

This review was originally posted on Philip Shallcrass’s blog as part of a much longer piece. It’s re-posted here with his kind permission. You can read the entire article here. Philip is a contributor to the anthology This Ancient Heart. Books offering sound, practical introductions to native British traditions have been available since the early

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