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Yasmine Galenorn
April 1st, 2005, 01:12 AM
Yasmine Galenorn’s Recommended Reading List For Nonfiction Magical Books
(These are ones I like and recommend--everyone has their own personal opinions).

Adler, Margot: Drawing Down The Moon (VERY good overview)
*Aebi, Tania: Maiden Voyage
Anderson, William & Hicks, Clive: Green Man

Andrews, Ted:
Animal Speak
Enchantment of the Faerie Realm

Arrien, Angeles: The Tarot Handbook
*Brennan, Barbara: Hands of Light: A Guide to Healing Through the Human Energy Field

Briggs, Katherine:
An Encyclopedia of Fairies
Fairies in Tradition & Literature

Budapest, Z: The Book of Holy Women's Mysteries
Cabot, Laurie: Power of the Witch
Conway, DJ: Magic of the Gods & Goddesses
Cunningham, Scott: Just about anything.
*Dillard, Annie: Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
*Ervast, Pekka: The Key To The Kalevala
*Evans-Wentz, W.Y.: The Fairy Faith In Celtic Countries

Farrar, Janet & Stewart:
The Witches’ Goddess
The Witches’ God

Fitch, Ed: Magical Rites From the Crystal Well

*Froud, Brian:
Good Faeries, Bad Faeries

Galenorn, Yasmine (yes, I'm listing myself--my books are good, IMO :muwaha: )
Trancing The Witch’s Wheel (OOP, reissued as: Magical Meditations)
Embracing The Moon
Dancing With The Sun OOP
Tarot Journeys OOP
Crafting The Body Divine
Sexual Ecstasy and the Divine
Totem Magic

Hawke, Elen: Praise to the Moon
Koppana, KM: Snakefat & Knotted Threads
Leek, Sybil: Diary of a Witch
*Lonnrot, Elias: The Kalevala (one of the best translation is a 1899 version by John Martin Crawford, although he changed the “V” in certain names into a “W” and the “J” in Pohjola into a “Y”)

McArthur, Margie:
Faery Healing
Wisdom of the Elements

Medici, Marina: Good Magic
Morrison, Dorothy: In Praise of the Crone
Moura, Ann: Green Witchcraft
Pennick, Nigel: Practical Magic in the Northern Tradition
Peschel, Lisa: A Practical Guide to the Runes
Sarangerel: Riding Windhorses: A Journey Into the Heart of Mongolian Shamanism
Sargent, Denny: Global Ritualism
*Shinn, Florence Scovel: The Writings of Florence Scovel Shinn: The Game of Life and How to Play It, Your Word Is Your Wand, The Secret Door to Success, The Power of the Spoken Word
Teish, Louisah: Jambalaya
Telesco, Patricia: The Victorian Grimoire
Wallace, Amy & Henkin, Bill: The Psychic Healing Book
Valiente, Doreen: Natural Magic

The Eddas
The Mabinogion
The Egyptian Book of the Dead
The I-Ching, or Book of Changes

*--not at all “pagan” or magically oriented, but either a good reference or very connected with seeing nature through an intimate perception

Yasmine :colorful: