Books

Old Gods New Druids

Feb 17th, 2017 | By
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An excerpt from Robin Herne’s excellent book, Old Gods New Druids. We cannot discuss the Druids without also exploring the Celts themselves. Who were these tribal peoples who have captured the imaginations of so many people today? A widely held theory, favoured by historians like Dr Anne Ross, holds that, at some point in the

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Indie Shaman reviews

Feb 15th, 2017 | By
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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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Books for Bards

Feb 9th, 2017 | By
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What is a modern Bard? The Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids describes it in this way: “The Bardic stream is not simply a body of knowledge we once possessed and which we attempt to regain – it is a spiritualised mode of artistic creative consciousness which is dynamic and living – the future holds

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Meditation Guidance

Feb 5th, 2017 | By
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Rachel Patterson, author of Pagan Portals meditation is doing a weekly meditation prompt over on her blog. these are lovely, simple prompts it is easy to be inspired by and engage with. So far she has shared ideas and images to reflexct on for  Pathway, and  Night Sky visit http://tansyfiredragon.blogspot.co.uk/ for more as they come out week

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By Wolfsbane & Mandrake Root

Feb 1st, 2017 | By
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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

Jan 31st, 2017 | By
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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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Elen Sentier’s book migration

Jan 23rd, 2017 | By
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Unlike swans, books don’t normally get the urge to overwinter somewhere else, their migrations are rare! We’re delighted to announce that two of Elen Sentier’s books have moved from other publishers to join her considerable list here at Moon books. (Find all of Elen’s books here – http://www.moon-books.net/authors/elen-sentier ) Gardening with the Moon & Stars brings biodynamics

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The Art of Storytelling

Jan 15th, 2017 | By
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This is an excerpt from Georgia Through Its Folktales by Michael Berman Storytelling is as old as humankind. Long before stories were recorded, they were entrusted to storytellers. Why did our ancestors tell stories? Historians believe storytelling was used for a number of purposes: to teach history, to settle arguments, to make sense of the

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Madness, magic, music and film

Jan 13th, 2017 | By
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Sheena Cundy, author of The Madness and the Magic is also a fabulous songwriter and fronts the band Morrigans Path. In this gorgeous video, music and fiction meet… You can find out more about The Madness and The Magic here – http://www.moon-books.net/books/madness-magic Buy the paperback – Amazon US Amazon UK Hive Indiebound Buy the ebook – Amazon US Amazon UK Hive Indiebound



The Last of the Shor Shamans

Jan 11th, 2017 | By
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This book, The Last of the Shor Shamans, may be the only way the shamanic peoples of the Shor Mountain region of Siberia are remembered – now in their 80’s their legacy is expected to die with them. The authors Alexander Arbachakov and Lubov Arbachakova (Tudegesheva) were born within traditional communities in southern Siberia and are

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