Posts Tagged ‘ book ’

The anniversary of the Rider-Waite-Smith tarot deck

Dec 14th, 2018 | By

Today is anniversary of the publication of the Rider-Waite-Smith tarot deck. It is the most influential tarot deck design and the talented artist who drew the images, occultist Pamela Colman Smith, was a woman of colour. Geraldine Beskin of The Atlantis Bookshop in London wrote this entry in the Moon Books community book Every Day

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Remember Victims of Violence at the Hungry Ghost Festival

Sep 5th, 2018 | By
Every Day Magic

Today is the Festival of Hungry Ghosts. In the Moon Books community book Every Day Magic, Janet Boyer wrote this entry about the festival for 5 September. Janet also suggested lighting incense as an offering for those who have met a violent or tragic end. She said: On the 15th day of the 7th lunar calendar,

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Excerpt from Have A Cool Yule

Nov 11th, 2017 | By

Towards the end of the year the internet is full of pagan postings bemoaning the fact that they hate Christmas. How all the pagan meaning has been profaned and announcing that they will be holed up in solitary misery until all the commercially decadent festivities are over – all of which sadly demonstrates a complete

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Graeme Talboys – author insights

Feb 25th, 2017 | By

When did you first realise you wanted to write? Ever since it occurred to me that stories didn’t spontaneously appear in books, but that someone sat down and wrote them. I wanted to be one of those people. I was about six or seven. What was your first book? I completed my first novel when

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Clear and Present Thinking

Jan 31st, 2017 | By

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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A new author for 2017

Jan 19th, 2017 | By

As you might expect, the majority of the new Moon Books titles for 2017 come from authors who have published with us before. However, we’re delighted to announce the coming of the first book from new author Julie Brett. Julie Brett is passionate about reawakening the magic of the Australian landscape. She is also passionate

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Inside Pagan Planet

Nov 19th, 2016 | By

Pagan Planet: Being, Believing & Belonging in the 21st Century. A book of inspiration, full of the real-life stories of Pagans who are walking their talk. Politics, activism, and the ever evolving non-dogmatic potential of Pagan practice, explored in an array of ways. This is a community anthology, and there are many voices in it.

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New for November – Moon Books Gods & Goddesses Colouring Book

Nov 11th, 2016 | By

Nurture your creative energy as you travel across the pantheons of the world in this first adult colouring book from Moon Books. This is a creation from the Patterson household. On her blog, Rachel Patterson explained the process: “What actually transpired was our 15 year old daughter Emma creating 48 beautiful drawings, my husband Pete

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New for November – The Urban Ovate

Nov 7th, 2016 | By

Pagan Portals – The Urban Ovate, continues the process started by Brendan Howlin in The Handbook of Urban Druidy by moving deeper into the life of an urban ovate. This is a handbook of psychological Druidry, and an ideal text for anyone studying on the OBOD course. Author Brendan Howlin is a mentor for The

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Melusine Draco considers Revealing The Green Man

Oct 17th, 2016 | By

A good book on this subject has been a long time coming … and using recent archaeological and historical discoveries Mark Olly reveals the development and existence of the Green Man and what his image represents to humankind – “an almost lost dark religious thread running throughout time and still underpinning the very supports of

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