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Political Pagans

By Nimue Brown For many, religion and politics are things that should be kept separate. Using politics to make people follow the rules of your religion is vile, and we’ve seen what that does when toxic, right wing faux-Christianity is at the helm. But, with climate change denying, planet trashing, profit first people getting ever

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Political Pagans

By Nimue Brown For many, religion and politics are things that should be kept separate. Using politics to make people follow the rules of your religion is vile, and we’ve seen what that does when toxic, right wing faux-Christianity is at the helm. But, with climate change denying, planet trashing, profit first people getting ever

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The Eildon Tree

Spikes spear the sky; a crown of thorns Exchanged for a crown of flowers As May Day comes with wind and sun; With eerie Faerie powers.   Thomas walked beneath the tree He met a lady fair With velvet cloak and oak green shirt Riding a milky mare.   She tempts with words and tempts

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Kevan Manwaring

Out and about with Kevan Manwaring

Moon Books author Kevan Manwaring has two titles with us – The Way of Awen, and Turning the Wheel. He’s a longstanding champion of the bardic path, and of course traditional bardcraft means performance. He’s written at length on his blog about the relationship between performance work and his writing – https://thebardicacademic.wordpress.com/2017/05/05/walking-between-worlds/ Kevan will be out

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Books for Wiccans

At Moon Books we have titles covering an array of witchcraft traditions. Here are the books of particular relevance for those witches who are practicing Wicca.   Wiccan Celebrations, by Silver Elder.  The illustrated book of Wiccan practice based on the Seasonal and Lunar cycles. A complete practical guide to Wiccan experience. Buy the book AMAZON

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Jhenah Telyndru

Moon Books celebrants

Some of our Moon Books authors also work as celebrants… As ordained clergy, Jhenah Telyndru has been facilitating legal marriages and other rites of passage for more than 20 years; she is, and always has been, a proud supporter of marriage equality. If you live in and around the Central New York or New York

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Jane Meredith is the author of the hugely popular Journey to the Dark Goddess .

Aspecting the Goddess

We’re excited to announce that there is a new title from Jane Meredith in the pipeline: Aspecting the Goddess will be both a workbook offering six different ways of working with Goddesses (or any deity) and also contain substantial memoir pieces reflecting each of these different ways of working. Jane also has a workshop in

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Forbidden rites

Forbidden Rites – an excerpt

Forbidden Rites deals with the subject of traditional rather than Wiccan Witchcraft, though it can be used by anyone wishing to deepen their knowledge. It takes the reader on a journey through an initiates period of self assessment, with visualisations, practical work, anecdote, ritual and power control. It teaches the reader about the Goddess, God,

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Merlin, past and future

Since the release of her Pagan Portal on Merlin, Elen Sentier has been out and about giving talks… On the 24th of February she gave a talk on Merlin, Thresholds & the Fatherless Child. this was an illustrated talk at Rudolph Steiner House, London. Elen said: “The talk went very well with an interested audience

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Animal Magic

New for March – Animal Magic

Our new title for this month comes from Rachel Patterson – thus far best known for her Kitchen Witchcraft titles. In this new title, Rachel explores the realms of Animal Magic – how to find, recognise, connect and work with the power of animal magic. It’s a Pagan Portal, so ideal for the reader who has

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Steve Andrews out and about

In February, Moon Books author Steve Andrews was at the Wellfield Bookshop for a signing. Wellfield is a proudly independent bookstore located in Roath, Cardiff and you can follow them on Twitter – https://twitter.com/WellfieldBooks1   Steve (pictured above) was at Wellfield to promote his title Herbs of the Sun, Moon and Planets. This Pagan Portal combines herbalism with

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Wolfsbane

By Wolfsbane & Mandrake Root

New for February, this fascinating title from Melusine Draco, exploring poisonous plants and their medicinal uses. A large number of poisonous plants have beneficial uses in both domestic medicine and magic. Needless to say, when utilising a toxic plant in magic, we are adding certain extra deadly or potent energies into the mix and it

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Clear and Present Thinking

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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Book Reviews

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Indie Shaman reviews

Shamanism Books is a website owned by Indie Shaman, a small ethical independent UK based organisation. Moon Books author Yvonne Ryves is a regular contributor to the Indie Shaman magazine, and they are very generous about reviewing Moon Books titles. Here’s some of the latest reviews… Merlin: Once & Future Wizard By Elen Sentier “Fascinating,

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Rachel Patterson Reviews

Here’s a set of review quotes from Kitchen witchcraft author Rachel Patterson. Rachel blogs regularly, and often takes the time to support other authors by commenting on their books.     The Coarse Witchcraft Trilogy “This book is not only truly funny – it had me laughing out loud and shaking my head in despair

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Melusine Draco considers Revealing The Green Man

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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Rachel Patterson Reviews

Rachel Patterson is the author of many fine Kitchen Witch titles here at Moon Books – you can find out more about her work here – http://www.moon-books.net/authors/rachel-patterson Alongside writing books, Rachel also has a blog which updates frequently. She’s a generous reviewer of other people’s books. The following are quotes taken from her blog reviews. Ariadne’s

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The Druid Shaman

This review was originally posted on Philip Shallcrass’s blog as part of a much longer piece. It’s re-posted here with his kind permission. You can read the entire article here. Philip is a contributor to the anthology This Ancient Heart. Books offering sound, practical introductions to native British traditions have been available since the early

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