Book News

Brendan Howlin Video

Jul 20th, 2018 | By

In this video, Moon Books author Brendan Howlin talks to Legalise Freedom about urban Druidry   Brendan Howlin is a Druid grade member of the order of Bards, Ovates and Druids (OBOD). He has been a Senior International Tutor for Bards and Ovates for 14 years, and Science Correspondent for Touchstone, the journal of OBOD

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Diary of a Heretic excerpt

Jul 18th, 2018 | By

Mark Townsend’s Diary of a Heretic shares the Pagan adventures of a Christian priest. It’s a great book for anyone exploring Christio-Pagan spirituality or anyone curious about interfaith. As Mark studied Druidry with The Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids, it’s also an interesting read for OBOD students. Here’s the prologue: “Roughly fifteen years ago

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The first copies of Poppets and Magical Dolls go on sale

Jul 16th, 2018 | By

By Lucya Starza Here’s a photo of me signing copies of my latest book Pagan Portals – Poppets and Magical Dolls at a launch event at Treadwell’s last Saturday. The book isn’t officially published until August, but Moon Books arranged for some early copies to go on sale at the central London bookshop in time

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What is an Ovate?

Jul 15th, 2018 | By

According to the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids (OBOD), “In ancient times an Ovate was a prophet, seer, healer and diviner. In modern times, an Ovate is one who studies or practices herbalism, healing and divination within a Druidic context, or who has entered the Ovate level of training within a Druid Order.” You

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New authors at Moon Books

Jul 13th, 2018 | By

We’ll have two new authors joining Moon Books early in 2019 – their books are already well into the production process. Lady Haight-Ashton is a Third Degree Gardnerian High Priestess, a Third Degree Cabot Witch within the Cabot Hermetic Temple and a Priestess of Selket (also Lilith and Hecate) within the Fellowship of Isis where

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Gardening with the Moon and Stars – an excerpt

Jul 11th, 2018 | By

Gardening with the Moon & Stars brings biodynamics to the ordinary gardener. Elen Sentier is passionate about biodynamics. She feels it’s vital to make organics and biodynamics available to as many people as possible if we are to help our earth cope with the increasing demands we humans place upon her. Biodynamics is easy, simple,

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Kitchen Witchcraft Spells & Charms – an excerpt

Jul 7th, 2018 | By

Kitchen witchcraft Spells & Charms is the new book from Rachel Patterson. It’s the first in a series of books which delves into the world of the Kitchen Witch. Each book breaks down the whys and wherefores of the subject and includes practical guides and exercises. Other titles on the way include Garden Magic, Altars &

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The Hidden Worlds – an excerpt

Jul 4th, 2018 | By

Written by Sandra Ingerman and Katherine Wood, this is a story designed to answer the spiritual needs of young adult readers.  Writing in the introduction, Sandra Ingerman said: “I wrote a story based on my own spiritual guidance to share a shamanic foundation with children and young adults. Our children are our future and need

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Poppet Magic – workshop and book signing in London

Jul 1st, 2018 | By
Poppets and Magical Dolls

Treadwell’s Bookshop in Bloomsbury, London, is offering a double dose of poppet magic on Saturday 14 July. First I’m teaching a mini-workshop called Poppets in Practical Magic. After that I’ll be signing copies of Pagan Portals – Poppets and Magical Dolls at the very first launch event for my new book. The book signing is completely

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Announcing a new book from Lee Morgan

Jun 30th, 2018 | By

Lee Morgan will be best known to Moon Books readers as the author of A Deed without a Name. Published back in 2013, this was a cutting edge title about traditional witchcraft that has proved enormously and enduringly popular. January 2019 will see the publication of a new book from Lee – Standing and Not Falling,

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