Exploring Wicca: The Beliefs, Rites, and Rituals of the Wiccan Religion

Exploring Wicca:  
The Beliefs, Rites, and Rituals of the Wiccan Religion  
by Lady Sabrina
New Page Books

 

When I was thirteen, living through an eternal hormone-induced place of damnation, I found my mother’s copy of The Spiral Dance. She had it because she was a feminist; I read it because the idea of being a “witch” sounded cool. I became a witch because Starhawk showed me a place I remembered, a way of being that felt right.

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A Witch Like Me

A Witch Like Me
by Sirona Knight
New Page Books

 

This latest offering by Sirona Knight (creator of The Shapeshifter Tarot) is a compilation of responses to a questionnaire given to 14 of today’s “leading Wiccan authors.” The subjects include the likes of Knight herself (she’s humble, at least), Raymond Buckland, Z. Budapest and Silver Ravenwolf. The questionnaires ask the subjects to describe their paths, how they came to be where they are, childhood experiences, and so forth.

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The Well-Read Witch

The Well-Read Witch
by Carl McColman
New Page Books

 

Carl McColman, author of The Aspiring Mystic and Embracing Jesus and the Goddess, brings us a comprehensive look at what most of would want our magickal library to look like.

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Philosophy of Wicca

Philosophy of Wicca
by Amber Laine Fisher
ECW Press

 

Ninety percent of all books on Wicca are crap, and I say this as a member of the clergy in the faith. They somehow paint Wicca as some sort of Charmed-wannabe thing where everyone looks like anime characters, and rarely, if ever, include good information on the religion itself.

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Tantric Awakening: A Woman’s Initiation into the Pact of Ecstasy

Tantric Awakening:  
A Woman’s Initiation into the Pact of Ecstasy  
by Valerie Brooks
Destiny Books

 

Tantric Awakenings is the story of one young woman’s journey into discovery of herself through the Tantra experience. Valerie Brooks is honest with the reader when discussing her own personal issues and challenges, and she has an erotic sense of humor.

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