6 Witch Reads for 2022!

It's the beginning of a brand new year and time for me to think about the kinds of things I want to learn and experience this year, the things I want to leave in 2021, and where I'm going to go looking for magic. In a bizarre bit of irony, over the last 2 years … Continue reading 6 Witch Reads for 2022!

Book Review of Shadows: Of Blood and Bones by Kate Freuler

I am so excited to see a book that is entirely about some of the darker and less mainstream-accepted sides of witchcraft and magic. This book travels into the darkness and brings back the tools and knowledge you need to safely wade in yourself. "Shadow magick occupies a critical role in the rich history of … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Of Blood and Bones by Kate Freuler

Book Review of Shadows: Pathworking the Tarot by Leeza Robertson

🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! This book was sent to me by Llewellyn for review at the very end of 2019 and I fully intended to review it right away – but then I couldn’t stop using it! This book quickly became one of my very favourites on the subject of tarot, and also for journaling and contemplation. When … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Pathworking the Tarot by Leeza Robertson

Book Review of Shadows: WitchCraft Cocktails by Julia Halina Hadas

🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! This beautiful book provides you with a whole new way to cast spells and honour the planet with REAL magic potions. The author herself contacted me and offered to send me a copy of her book, and I’m so glad because I absolutely loved it! It’s beautifully written, super informative, full of really gorgeous … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: WitchCraft Cocktails by Julia Halina Hadas

Book Review of Shadows: Crystal Healing and Sacred Pleasure by Vanessa Cuccia

🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! Engage the chakras as a road map for self-discovery, harness the power of crystals, and practice self-love through erotic spirituality with Crystal Healing and Sacred Pleasure.  This book features:A clear introduction to the body’s chakra system, Guidance for determining if a chakra is blocked, Essential information on crystals and how they work, Specific techniques and … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Crystal Healing and Sacred Pleasure by Vanessa Cuccia

Book Review of Shadows: The Big Book of Practical Spells by Judika Illes

🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! " Practical, inspirational, and comprehensive, The Big Book of Practical Spells is a useful tool and resource for beginners and experienced devotees of the magical arts. Here in one majestic volume is a basic introduction to magic; a psychic glossary; a primer on the four elements, colors, and magical supplies (including minerals and botanicals); and a … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: The Big Book of Practical Spells by Judika Illes

Book Review of Shadows: The Essential Guide to Practical Astrology by April Elliot Kent

🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! "A down-to-earth guide about the message of the stars.  For astrology to be useful there's no need to have a crystal ball, incense, meditation, or faith. Learn the practical language of astrology in this clear, easy-to-understand exploration that goes way beyond daily horoscopes and zodiac. With it, the reader will be able to calculate … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: The Essential Guide to Practical Astrology by April Elliot Kent

Episode 39 – The Psychology of Astrology

Hello everyone and thanks for tuning in to episode 39 of The Fat Feminist Witch podcast. Today we’re talking about astrology and how it relates to psychology and the study of your personality, and I’ve got a new book review of shadows for you – The Little book of Saturn by Aliza Einhorn. It's the … Continue reading Episode 39 – The Psychology of Astrology

Book Review of Shadows: The Little Book of Saturn by Aliza Einhorn

🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! The Little Book of Saturn, a smart, friendly introduction to the astrological Saturn, is a book for curious readers who know there is more to astrology than their sun signs. Saturn has traditionally been considered the planet of challenges, but the life lessons that this stern planet brings are necessary for personal growth. This … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: The Little Book of Saturn by Aliza Einhorn

Book Review of Shadows: Light Magic for Dark Times by Lisa Marie Basile #witchreads

🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! "Luna Luna Magazine's Lisa Marie Basile shares spells, rituals, and practices, including A spell to banish recurring nightmares A graveyard meditation for engaging with death A mermaid ritual for going with the flow A zodiac practice for tapping into celestial mojo A rose-quartz elixir for finding self-love A spell to recharge after a protest or social justice … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Light Magic for Dark Times by Lisa Marie Basile #witchreads

Book Review of Shadows: Italian Folk Magic by Mary-Grace Fahrun

🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! "Italian Folk Magic is a fascinating journey through the magical, folkloric, and healing traditions of Italy with an emphasis on the practical. The reader learns uniquely Italian methods of magical protection and divination and spells for love, sex, control, and revenge. The book contains magical and religious rituals and prayers and explores divination techniques, … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Italian Folk Magic by Mary-Grace Fahrun

Book review of Shadows: The Witches’ Almanac Issue 37

🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! Modelled after the Old Farmers’ Almanac, it includes information related to the annual moon calendar (weather forecasts and horoscopes), as well as legends, rituals, herbal secrets, mystic incantations, interviews, and many a curious tale of good and evil. Although it is an annual publication, its subject matter is timeless—only about 15 percent of the … Continue reading Book review of Shadows: The Witches’ Almanac Issue 37

Book Review of Shadows: Naked Witch by Fiona Horne

🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! Fiona Horne’s extraordinary journey through a metaphysical-laced material world has all the breathtaking twists, turns, perils, redemption and enlightenment of a fantasy novel merged with Siddhartha and Entertainment Weekly. It’s the late 70s and a 10-year-old girl builds an altar in the bushland of suburban Sydney. Stones, leaves and flowers are offerings for her … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Naked Witch by Fiona Horne

Book Review of Shadows: Coloring Book of Shadows Planner (2018) by Amy Cesari

🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! Want to Make Your 2018 Magical? Harness the power of the seasons, planets, moon, sun, and yourself as you expand your horizons and create an extraordinary year. With an inspiring blend of illustrations to colour, seasonal spells and rituals, gentle planning guidelines, and monthly and weekly calendar pages, find yourself on the creative, empowering … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Coloring Book of Shadows Planner (2018) by Amy Cesari

#WitchReads and Reviews for 2018!

Happy New year, friends! I hope you're all ready for a very wild and magickal year. We're starting to year off with a full moon, lunar eclipse, and blue moon just in January! It's going to be a great year to try new things, shed some old issues, and make wishes and wild dreams come … Continue reading #WitchReads and Reviews for 2018!

Book Review of Shadows: The Encyclopedia of Essential Oils by Julia Lawless

🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! The definitive A-Z reference guide to essential aromatherapy oils. Aromatherapy expert Julia Lawless shares her extensive knowledge in this detailed and systematic survey of more than 190 essential aromatherapy oils. From commonly used oils such as lavender and tea tree oils to the more obscure oils including deertounge, oakmoss, cananga, and angelica, The Encyclopedia of … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: The Encyclopedia of Essential Oils by Julia Lawless

Book Review of Shadows: The Weiser Book of Occult Detectives Edited by Judika Illes

🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! The Weiser Book of Occult Detectives: 13 Stories of Supernatural Sleuthing is a compilation of vintage occult detective stories, written by masters of the genre including Arthur Conan Doyle, Algernon Blackwood, Dion Fortune, J. Sheridan Le Fanu, and Helena Blavatsky. Occult detectives explore paranormal mysteries or use their own supernatural gifts to solve crimes. … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: The Weiser Book of Occult Detectives Edited by Judika Illes

Book Review of Shadows: Crystals Plain & Simple by Cass and Janie Jackson

I get questions all the time about books for beginners! There are just so many out there, so I've got a whole stack of books from Weiser's Plain & Simple series to review just for y'all! I've chosen a handful of topics that I like or am interested in learning more about, but the series … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Crystals Plain & Simple by Cass and Janie Jackson

Book Review of Shadows: The Witching Herbs by Harold Roth

🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! Harold Roth is a leading authority on plant/herbal magic. His new book, The Witching Herbs, is an in-depth exploration of 13 essential plants and herbs most closely associated with witchcraft—13 because it’s the witching number and reflects the 13 months of the lunar calendar. The plants are poppy, clary sage, yarrow, rue, hyssop, vervain, … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: The Witching Herbs by Harold Roth

Book Review of Shadows: Fortune Telling by Tarot Cards by Sasha Fenton

🔮🔮🔮/5! "Lay your future out before you with tarot cards. Once you know how to interpret them, you can understand yourself and others better and be able to accurately predict what’s going to happen in the future. This is an accessible and easy guide that teaches you how to use the tarot. Fenton’s guidelines combined … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Fortune Telling by Tarot Cards by Sasha Fenton

Book Review of Shadows: Crystal Skulls by Judy Hall

🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! Crystal skulls are human-skull hardstone carvings often made of clear or milky white quartz known as "rock crystal." They are allegedly pre-Columbian Mesoamerican artifacts and can be found in the permanent collections of a number of world-class museums, including the Smithsonian and the British Museum. In this book, best-selling occultist and crystal expert Judy … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Crystal Skulls by Judy Hall

Book Review of Shadows: Coventry Magic by Jacki Smith

🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! Jacki Smith, owner of Coventry Candles, one of the largest suppliers of magic candles in the U.S., has been crafting magic candles for more than twenty years. In Coventry Magic with Candles, Oils, and Herbs, she shares the history of candle magic along with the recipes, spells, and divinations anyone can use to increase … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Coventry Magic by Jacki Smith

Book Review of Shadows: You and Your Future by Georgia Nicols

🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! You and Your Future is the first book by Canada's foremost astrologer, Georgia Nicols, whose newspaper columns are read daily by millions. Now you can read 40 years of forecasts (1985-2025), allowing you to predict your future by testing Georgia's accuracy in reading your past. Never before has a single astrology book spanned four … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: You and Your Future by Georgia Nicols

Book Review of Shadows: Magical Destinations of the Northeast by Natalie Zaman

🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! Every state in America has sacred sites―places that change you, heal you, and make you feel alive. Magical Destinations of the Northeast details more than 300 spiritual destinations perfect for meditation, magic, and just plain fun. This hands-on guidebook also includes spells and rituals and provides tips for the magical uses of official state … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Magical Destinations of the Northeast by Natalie Zaman

Book Review of Shadows: The Coloring Book of Shadows Amy Cesari

🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5 The Coloring Book of Shadows is a delightful canvas to follow that path. Let your journey unfold as you color crystals, herbs, and natural elements. Or write and reflect on your own insights with beautifully framed note pages.  Find out what magic powers you really have… just waiting to be unlocked!  Featuring over 60 … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: The Coloring Book of Shadows Amy Cesari

Book Review of Shadows: Jailbreaking the Goddess by Lasara Firefox Allen

🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! Jailbreaking the Goddess is a revolutionary revisioning of the feminine divine. Where the maiden, mother, crone archetypal system is tied to female biology and physical stages of life, the fivefold model liberates the female experience from the shackles of the reproductive model. In a woman's lifetime, she will go through several different cycles of … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Jailbreaking the Goddess by Lasara Firefox Allen

Book Review of Shadows: The Spiritual Feminist by Amythyst Raine

The Spiritual Feminist by Amythyst Raine - 🔮/5. This book reeks of trans exclusionary feminism, cultural appropriation, and inaccurate historical information - all of which are all too common in Wicca and Neo-Pagan spirituality.