Books for Pagans

Reviews for Ariadne’s Thread

Jul 21st, 2017 | By

Ariadne’s Thread by Laura Perry explores Minoan Paganism and how it can be drawn on for modern Pagan practice. Queen’s Sword recently reviewed Ariadne’s thread alongside the Minoan Tarot set that Laura created. They said: “he book is a combination of a cultural reference book and one ritual-script for Pagans. If you’re a Pagan, a

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The Woven Word – voice and magic

Jul 17th, 2017 | By

An excerpt from Romany Rivers’ The Woven word: In one of the major creation myths of Ancient Egypt the God Ptah thought the world in his mind and then created it by speaking magickal words or hekau. The power he used was called heka, which represents as well as the God of that name, the

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Reviews for A Modern Celt

Jun 25th, 2017 | By

Here are some of the things reviewers have been saying about Mabh Savage’s first book – A Modern Celt. “A Modern Celt is my favorite kind of pagan book: one that makes historical traditions and sources relevant for the modern reader. Mabh Savage has turned out a useful work that will resonate with anyone interested

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Merlin: Crossing Thresholds

Jun 23rd, 2017 | By

By Elen Sentier This June I did a very experiential workshop based around my latest book, Merlin. I’ve worked with Merlin all my life, and my parents before me, so I know him well. And I know that thresholds can be tough, confusing and difficult places I’ve crossed enough during this lifetime to have great respect for

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Ancient Pantheons for Modern Pagans

Jun 19th, 2017 | By

Here’s a selection of books written about ancient Pagan religions specifically for the modern Pagan practitioner. Rather than being straight history books, they give insights into how we, as modern pagans can take inspiration from the past and have it make sense in our lives. Ariadne’s Thread provides a window into the spirituality, culture and daily

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Featured author – Siusaidh Ceanadach

Jun 11th, 2017 | By

Siusaidh Ceanadach has been Pagan for over twenty-five years. She trained as an Astrologer in London and became a Wiccan, training in an Alexandrian Coven. Since then she has studied Druidry with The Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids and with The Druid Network. She has four titles at Moon Books, and a Youtube Channel A

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Celtic Witchcraft for Beltane and Beyond

May 7th, 2017 | By

By Mabh Savage This time last year I was delighted to be at Waterstones, launching my latest book, Pagan Portals: Celtic Witchcraft. As well as speaking about the book, and treating everyone to some mead and my mum’s delicious cakes, I popped in a few little spells for people to try out. I tried to

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Win a copy of Merlin: Once and Future Wizard

Apr 27th, 2017 | By

Elen Sentier originally put this on the wall of her Merlin page over on Facebook, we’re sharing it on… It was just before Midwinter that Pagan Portals – Merlin: once & future wizard came out. It was a different write for me to most of my other books, the closest is Elen of the Ways

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Padstow May Day

Apr 25th, 2017 | By

Wondering what to do for May Day? Here’s an excerpt from Kevan Manwaring’s Turning The Wheel… There is no better place to be in England on May Day than Padstow in North Cornwall, where every May 1st for many years (no one knows exactly how long it has been celebrated here, but it is probably

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Stalking the Goddess

Apr 17th, 2017 | By

Mark Carter’s Stalking the Goddess is a companion book for Robert Graves’ The White Goddess. It makes sense of this often challenging, sometime impenetrable text. Here’s an excerpt from early in the book… Graves’s ancient matriarchy, which worshiped a mother goddess, the associations of the moon to women, the seasons and reincarnation, the twin gods

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