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
https://open.spotify.com/episode/0FG2CUsxg40UYdowdLseKo?si=dLNCjyK7SlebxvNa1zZk9Q Listen on Podbean I'm not alone in today's episode of the show - I had the absolute pleasure of talking with Cory Hutcheson from the New World Witchery podcast and a great new book by the same name. We talk about his new book, North American folklore, and cory even helps me peel back … Continue reading Episode 89 – Folk Magic with Cory Hutcheson
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/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
https://open.spotify.com/episode/7KuS1PoUHZ50ziTnhjkPP2?si=IFHhLkasQHSbY90J3IqlGw Listen on Podbean Hello again my witchy friends, and thank you so much for joining me for the first episode of The Fat Feminist Witch Podcast of 2021! Today's episode is about potions! Tea, coffee, baths, perfumes, and cocktails! Since Valentine's Day is around the corner I share recipes for 3 love potions from … Continue reading Episode 86 – Magical Mixology!
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/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
https://open.spotify.com/episode/1XcfgnR3NSzlcUgHWejH7o?si=lB_cI_JXSkOhGFY0qkTyKA Listen on Podbean Hi friends! Thank you for joining me today! It’s a chilly day and gigantic snowflakes are hitting my old windows while the cats snooze nearby and my coffee warms up my hands. It’s a perfect day to curl up with a good book – or 30. Today I'm talking about the … Continue reading Episode 85 – #WitchReads 2020 Wrap-Up!
🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! A guide to conscious living through the moon and her phases, incorporating intersectional feminist theory, wellness rituals, spellwork, and witchcraft for the modern seeker. We all know the moon. We all have a relationship with it. The earliest people obeyed her orbit, timed their months and holidays and celebrations and agriculture to the moon; … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows – The Moon Book: Lunar Magic to Change Your Life by Sarah Faith Gottesdiener
https://open.spotify.com/episode/5lX49GjTM0R0Zh3vIuM6I7?si=LDnScFaFQBGRFmJ-aUV82Q Listen on Podbean! Today’s topic is magical protection – using spells and rituals to protect your body, home, emotions, psychic self, and friends. This is the second episode in my new series of episodes about baneful bitchcraft – curses, hexes, and taboo magic for revenge and destruction. Protection spells aren’t inherently baneful, of course, … Continue reading Episode 80 – Baneful Bitchcraft: they protec/they attac
https://open.spotify.com/episode/479PlxrO1H1iwuenWw6tsE https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-avp3c-e11f67 Hey witches! Thanks for tuning in to episode 73 of the podcast, an interview with Gabriela Herstik, author of Inner Witch: A Modern Guide to the Ancient Craft, the High Priestess column in High Times Magazine, and Bewitching The Elements, which came out in April 2020. We talk about her book, elemental magic, … Continue reading Episode 73 – Interview with Gabriela Herstik
https://open.spotify.com/episode/2qxSSv0vZFABU7qLGAoVEL?si=8uBH1qqrTQGT3vZejYbw0w listen on podbean Hello again witches, seekers, and friends, and welcome to The Fat Feminist Witch Podcast, the show where we do a little ranting, raving, and wand-waving. I’m your host, Paige, and together we are going to explore magic and spirituality, social justice, the psychic realm, the natural world, and most importantly – … Continue reading Episode 66 – Fat Feminist Witch Valentine’s Day Spectacular!!
https://open.spotify.com/episode/4JKdQJ1rmp7p0cxnoTpsq8?si=SPl0W0gRRmqUQ6uY5pWoRQ Listen on Podbean Hey friends and thanks so much tuning in to episode 65 – hedges, hearths, and the Herbcrafter's tarot. Today I’ve got a review of the Herbcrafter's tarot, which I also use to deliver your February tarot scopes but first I want to talk a little about witchy media and the pagan … Continue reading Episode 65 – Hedges, Hearths, and The Herbcrafter’s Tarot
https://open.spotify.com/episode/34DtpWeGLSNMRERtOMCuhl?si=U_HZE1cbSZ68Vtk06fFpAA listen on podbean Hello, again witches, seekers, and friends and thanks for joining me today! This is another UNSCRIPTED episode of the podcast in which I discuss my first book! Green Witchcraft: A Practical Guide to Discovering the Magic of Plants, Herbs, Crystals, and beyond will be released on February 25th, 2020! Today I'm … Continue reading Episode 64 – Green Witchcraft!
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/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
https://open.spotify.com/episode/0wogcE15xWpsEVZL9xr9sM?si=Rp1VtlHmQfK8k5XBcoShjw Listen on Podbean! Hello again witches, seekers, and friends, and welcome to The Fat Feminist Witch podcast, the show where we do a little ranting, raving, and wand-waving. I’m your host, Paige, and together we are going to explore magic and spirituality, social justice, the psychic realm, and most importantly – the arcane art … Continue reading Episode 57 – Tarocchi
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-k85wi-c1f07d Hey friends and thank you so much for tuning in to episode 56 all about the ancient Egyptian ideals of Ma’at, death rituals, and what happens to our souls in the afterlife. Welcome to October! It’s Halloween season, y’all! Every year in October I pick some element of the archetype of the Halloween witch … Continue reading Episode 56 – Ma’at and the Weighing of Your Heart
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-29j8k-bf433c Hello again witches, seekers, and friends, and welcome to The Fat Feminist Witch podcast, the show where we do a little ranting, raving, and wand-waving. I'm your host, Paige, and together we are going to explore magic and spirituality, social justice, the psychic realm, and most importantly – books! Specifically, of course, witchy books! … Continue reading Episode 54 – Grimoire
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/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
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! " A nonfiction book of deeply personal essays by marginalised people using the intersection of feminism, witchcraft, and resistance to summon power and become fearsome in a world that would prefer them afraid. With contributions from twenty witchy femmes, queer conjurers, and magical rebels, Becoming Dangerous is a book of intelligent and challenging essays that will … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows- Becoming Dangerous: Witchy Femmes, Queer Conjurers and Magical Rebels on Summoning the Power to Resist
🔮🔮🔮🔮/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
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
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/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
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/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
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/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
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! This accessible and user-friendly book introduces the seven major chakras those spinning vortexes of energy throughout the body and presents ways of healing the emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual problems that arise when the chakras are blocked, misaligned, or too open. It also describes how the chakras affect people, provides simple healing techniques, an … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Chakras Plain & Simple by Sasha Fenton
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! From the unforgettable teacher Jessamyn Stanley comes Every Body Yoga, a book that breaks all the stereotypes. It’s a book of inspiration for beginners of all shapes and sizes: If Jessamyn could transcend these emotional and physical barriers, so can we. It’s a book for readers already doing yoga, looking to refresh their practice … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Every Body Yoga by Jessamyn Stanley
🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! "Terror is born anew in this dark reimagining of Sabrina the Teenage Witch’s origin. On the eve of her sixteenth birthday, the young sorceress finds herself at a crossroads, having to choose between an unearthly destiny and her mortal boyfriend, Harvey. But a foe from her family’s past has arrived in Greendale, Madame … Continue reading (comic!) Book Review of Shadows: The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Vol. 1: The Crucible
🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! A magical lifestyle guide for everything from powering up a stylish crystal to banishing terrible Tinder dates Want to feel terrifyingly beautiful? Wear the right colour of eyeshadow to project otherworldly glamour. Need to exorcise a toxic friendship? Repeat the proper incantation and make it disappear. Want to increase your energy? Whip up a … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Basic Witches by Jaya Saxena and Jess Zimmerman
🔮🔮🔮🔮/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
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! Witch, Slut, Feminist: these contested identities are informing millennial women as they counter a tortuous history of misogyny with empowerment. This innovative primer highlights sexual liberation as it traces the lineage of “witch feminism.” Juxtaposing scholarly research on the demonization of women and female sexuality that has continued since the witch hunts of the … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Witches, Sluts, Feminists by Kristen J. Solée
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/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
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!
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! In this issue of Brainscan, Alex Wrekk (Stolen Sharpie Revolution) discusses the individualized witchcraft practice she's pieced together over the past decade. While documenting her journey, she looks at a variety of other witchcraft traditions, why they didn't fully work for her, and why secular witchcraft is just as valid as any other form. She also gives plenty … Continue reading Book (Zine!) Review of Shadows: Brainscan #33 by Alex Wrekk
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/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