Archive for July 2015

Should I have this free book?

Jul 30th, 2015 | By

By Nimue Brown. Everyone likes a freebie, but if you’re at all interested in books and authors, you’ll already know that pirated books are really bad for the industry. Most authors don’t make enough to live on – which makes stealing their work and giving it away particularly unfair. Anyone who wants to support the

[continue reading…]

Trees of the goddess – 9th month

Jul 28th, 2015 | By

9th Month: 5 Aug – 1 Sep By Elen Sentier Again this month we have the two trees sharing the time and giving us their combined help. Hazel I went out to the hazelwood, Because a fire was in my head, W. B. Yeats   Yeats was a man of the Faer. The fire in

[continue reading…]

Feminist Pagan books

Jul 26th, 2015 | By

How do you define a feminist book? If the definition focuses on equality and challenging oppressive and patriarchal systems, then pretty much ever title at Moon Books would count. However, some books go a lot further than this in exploring feminist themes. Here are four books of particular relevance to feminist seekers. The Spiritual Feminist, by

[continue reading…]

Author Spotlight: Brendan Myers

Jul 24th, 2015 | By

With five books to his name, and an informed philosophical approach to his work, Brendan Myers is an influential, contemporary Druid author who has been with Moon Books since the imprint launched. Brendan Cathbad Myers’s interest in mythology and ethics was inspired by Celtic storytelling and culture, taught to him by his Irish parents as

[continue reading…]

Amythyst Raine: Spiritual Feminist

Jul 22nd, 2015 | By

Amythyst Raine, author of the recent Moon Books title ‘The Spiritual Feminist’ has been talking on Restricted Airspace. If you didn’t catch the show live on the 10th, you can listen to it here. She’s also recently been featured in The Spellery and you can also read an excerpt from that interview, with an overview of

[continue reading…]

Rachel Patterson Interview

Jul 20th, 2015 | By

Nimue Brown interviews Rachel Patterson, in an interview first published at Penton – I met Rachel through Moon Books – from my perspective she came out of nowhere and set people’s imaginations on fire with her books on kitchen witchraft. Her friendly accessible style has won her a lot of fans (me amongst them). 

[continue reading…]

Republished: The Gospel of Falling Down

Jul 18th, 2015 | By

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

[continue reading…]

Books of knowing and works in progress

Jul 16th, 2015 | By

By Nimue Brown Thus far, I have had two ways of deliberately approaching the writing of non-fiction books. Some of them are based on long term personal experience and I’m prepared to claim a degree of authority for what I’m saying. Druidry and Meditation came out of more than a decade as a solo practitioner,

[continue reading…]

New for July – The Shamanic Handbook of Sacred Tools and Ceremonies

Jul 14th, 2015 | By

The Shamanic Handbook of Sacred Tools and Ceremonies is the perfect companion book for all budding and well-practiced shamans, wise men and women who partake in sacred ceremonial, ritual and healing work. It also serves as an excellent introduction into the practical side of earth-centred traditions. As you begin your path as a Shaman, of

[continue reading…]

Moon Bard – July

Jul 12th, 2015 | By

July ….. just a couple this month … thinking of the Solstice just gone and the winter that’s yet to come. GATHERING. Under dark waves rolling Come ancient, ocean wanderers Singing to the World Tree in the night; Emerald branches weave and waver Through the still and frozen starlight, And greenly glint across the land

[continue reading…]