Books for Pagans

Steve Andrews out and about

Feb 21st, 2017 | By
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In February, Moon Books author Steve Andrews was at the Wellfield Bookshop for a signing. Wellfield is a proudly independent bookstore located in Roath, Cardiff and you can follow them on Twitter – https://twitter.com/WellfieldBooks1   Steve (pictured above) was at Wellfield to promote his title Herbs of the Sun, Moon and Planets. This Pagan Portal combines herbalism with

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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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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



Seasonal Celebrations

Dec 17th, 2016 | By
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Looking for inspiration for a seasonal festival? Many Pagan books have some content relating to seasonal practice and celebrations, but here are two that are very much focused on celebrating the seasons: Arc of the Goddess is unusual in that it takes a month by month approach to celebrating the wheel of the year, rather

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Folklore and Paganism

Dec 11th, 2016 | By
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By Nimue Brown It doesn’t help us at all as modern Pagans that the early folklorists had some curious ideas about folk. As far as I can make out (and I’m no scholar) collectors and commentators on British folk customs went out amongst the ‘natives’ with much the same kind of superior, colonial attitude that

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New for December – Merlin: Once and Future Wizard

Dec 5th, 2016 | By
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Elen Sentier’s very personal look at Merlin. Bestselling author Elen Sentier looks at Merlin in history and mythology and considers his continuing relevance for people today. Best known as the wizard from the Arthurian stories, Merlin has been written about for well over 1000 years and is considered to be both a magical and historical figure.

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