Book News

Moon Song – a reading

Dec 11th, 2017 | By

Elen Sentier has done a reading from her beautiful Pagan novel, Moon Song When Isoldé hears that her lifelong hero, Celtic folk singer Tristan Talorc, has just committed suicide, it strikes home and makes the oppressive London, where she works just after “nine-eleven”, feel nearly as oppressive as the Belfast of The Troubles where she

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Reviews from Melusine Draco

Dec 10th, 2017 | By

Melusine Draco has been reviewing books that she considers relevant for students of British Old Craft. Here’s some of the Moon books titles that she’s identified… The Healing Power of Celtic Plants, by Angela Paine. “It is often said that Magic is a blend of Science and Art and ‘Healing Power of Celtic Plants’ is

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Getting back to nature

Dec 7th, 2017 | By

In 2018, we’re looking forward to publishing a number of books that really take Paganism back to its roots in the natural world. We love all the many ways in which a person can develop their spiritual path and enrich their practice, but it’s good to get back to these fundamental things regularly as well.

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Fairies – an excerpt

Dec 6th, 2017 | By

Here’s a taster from Morgan Daimler’s new book on fairies… “Fairies have long fascinated and frightened people and a complex set of traditions has risen around them that reflects this. In a Celtic context these beliefs and practices are often called the ‘Fairy Faith’ and represent the sum total of what humans have learned about

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Reviews for Reclaiming Civilization

Dec 3rd, 2017 | By

Published in August 2017, Reclaiming Civilization asks what civilization is, and is it a good thing? It’s a name for the most glorious of humanity’s monuments and cultural achievements; yet it also speaks of the conquests, oppressions, and empires which make their glory possible. In this book, philosopher Brendan Myers explains the essence of civilization,

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New for December – Fairies

Dec 2nd, 2017 | By

The next release from Moon Books is Fairies: A Guide to the Celtic Fair Folk is the third title in Morgan Daimler’s fairy series. Morgan has been a witch since 1991, following a path based on the Fairy Faith blended with neopagan witchcraft. Her work blends personal experience with meticulous research into historical and folkloric sources.

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Reviews for Identity and the Quartered Circle

Nov 29th, 2017 | By

Published in 2013, Identity and the Quartered Circle is an eclectic Wiccan discussion of the search for identity through the power of a cast circle and the four directions. Author Dorothy Abrams draws on her considerable teaching work – something she’s done since the 1980s and as a co-founder of the Web PATH centre. From casting

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Fairy Queens – Introduction

Nov 27th, 2017 | By

Hello everyone, and welcome to the first installment of my new work in-progress ‘Pagan Portals Fairy Queens’.  This month I’ll be sharing the introduction to the new book, where we get to know the concept behind ‘Fairy Queens’, cover some basic etiquette for dealing with fey royalty, and share a basic journey to meet with

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Silbury Hill Field Notes

Nov 25th, 2017 | By

In Turning the Wheel, bard on a bike Kevan Manwaring explores seasonal celebration in the British landscape. November finds him at Silbury Hill… Silbury Hill (Field Notes) The circle of the sun is shining down as I sit on my ‘time machine’ (Triumph Legend, 2001) looking at Silbury Hill (2400 BCE), sipping a cup of

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Pagan Portals Fairy Queens

Nov 22nd, 2017 | By

Hello everyone, I am blogging a work in progress called Pagan Portals Fairy Queens which will appear here once a month. I’ll be posting a chapter at a time as the book is written and am open to reader feedback and suggestion as I go along. At the end of a year when the book is

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