• Books & Blogs

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    A Celtic Pagan Reading List

    For anyone looking into Druidism and/or Irish Polytheism.

    • A God Who Makes Fire by Christopher Scott Thompson
    • Irish Paganism by Morgan Daimler
    • Where a Hawthorn Grows by Morgan Daimler
    • Meeting the Great Queens by Morgan Daimler
    • Brigid by Morgan Daimler
    • Teagasca: The Instructions of Cormac Mac Airt by C. Lee Vermeers
    • Sacred Fire Holy Well by Ian Corrigan
    • Drawing Down the Moon by Margot Adler
    • A Brief History of the Druids by Peter Berresford Ellis
    • In Search of the Indo-Europeans by J.P. Mallory
    • A History of Pagan Europe by Prudence Jones and Nigel Pennick
    • Ancient Irish Tales by Tom Peete Cross and Clark Harris Slover
    • Fairy Craft by Morgan Daimler
    • Pagan Portals: Fairy Witchcraft by Morgan Daimler
    • A Child's Eye View of the Fairy Faith by Morgan Daimler
    • A Child’s Eye View of Irish Paganism by Blackbird O’Connell
    • A Child’s Eye View of Ancient Druidism by Blackbird O’Connell
    • The Secret Commonwealth and the Fairy Belief Complex by Brian Walsh
    • The Celtic Heroic Age ed. by Koch and Carey
    • The Tradition of Household Spirits
    • Demons and Spirits of the Land(both by Claude Lecouteux)
    • The Apple Branch by Alexei Kondratiev
    • The Book of the Great Queen by Morpheus Ravenna
    • The Year in Ireland by Kevin Danaher (and maybe others by him)
    • Celtic Flame by Aodh Rua (Chapter on Fomorians are Repudiated)
    • A World Full of Gods by John Michael Greer
    • The Deities Are Many by Jordan Paper
    • Dealing With Deities by Raven Kaldera

    Wicca For Beginners

    For those looking into the Wiccan religion.

    • Drawing Down the Moon by Margot Adler
    • The Complete Book of Witchcraft by Raymond Buckland
    • The Spiral Dance by Starhawk
    • Raymond's Complete Book of Witchcraft by Raymond Buckland
    • Living Wicca Today Pagan Holidays & Earth Magic: A Beginner's Guide to Traditions and Practices by Kardia Zoe
    • Witchcraft Today by Gerald Gardner
    • The Meaning of Witchcraft by Gerald Gardner
    • Book of Shadows by Gerald Gardener
    • The Triumph of the Moon by Ronald Hutton
    • Wicca: Guide for the Solitary Practitioner by Scott Cunningham
    • Living Wicca: by Scott Cunningham
    • Wicca for One: The Path of Solitary Witchcraft by Raymond Buckland
    • Wicca for Beginners by Lisa Chamberlain
    • Wicca for Beginners: Fundamentals of Philosophy and Practice by Thea Sabin

    Heathen and Asatru Traditions

    Books on Heathens, Asatru, and Norse History

    • Essential Asatru: Walking the Path of Norse Paganism: Diana L. Paxson
    • Taking Up The Runes by Diana L. Paxson

    • Rudiments of Runelore by Stephen Pollington

    • Runes and Germanic Linguistics by Elmer H. Antonsen

    • The Havamal - The Sayings of Odin the Wise One: An Extract from the Poetic Edda by Anon E. Mouse

    • A Practical Heathen's Guide to Asatru by Patricia M. Lafayllve

    Witchcraft & Folk Magic

    Books that differentiate between witchcraft and Wicca. Kitchen Witchery, sigil, and other types of folk magic.

    • Trolldom: Spells and Methods of the Norse Folk Magic Tradition by Johannes Björn Gårdbäck

    • Leechcraft: Early English Charms, Plant Lore, and Healing by Stephen Pollington

    • The Cunning Man's Handbook: The Practice of English Folk Magic by David Rankine and Jim Baker
    • Sticks, Stones, Roots & Bones by Stephanie Rose Bird
    • Old Style Conjure: Hoodoo, Rootwork, & Folk Magic by Starr Casas
    • Hoodoo, Herb, and Root Magic by Catherine Yronwode

    Books for Pagan Parents & Children

    A list on Pagan parenting, storybooks, and activity & educational books for children.

    Pagan Parenting

    • Pagan Parenting: Spiritual, Magical & Emotional Development of the Child by Kristin Madden

    • Celebrating the Great Mother: A Handbook of Earth-Honoring Activities for Parents and Children by Cait Johnson

    • Circle Round: Raising Children in Goddess Traditions by Anne Hill

    • Pagan Family Values: Childhood and the Religious Imagination in Contemporary American Paganism by S. Zohreh Kermani

    • Raising Witches: Teaching The Wiccan Faith To Children by Ashleen O'Gaea

    • The Simple Sabbat: A Family Friendly Approach to the Eight Basic Holidays by M. Flora Peterson

    • Witchy Mama: Magickal Traditions, Motherly Insights & Sacred Knowledge by Melanie Marquis, Emily A. Francis

    Children's Story and Activity Books

    • A New Beginning: Celebrating the Spring Equinox by Deena Haiber
    • Aidan's First Full Moon: A Magical Child Story by W. Lyon Martin
    • Lady of Ten Thousand Names - Goddess Stories from Many Cultures by Burleigh Muten and Helen Cann
    • Strega Nona by Tomie dePaola
    • Pagan Kids' Activity Book by Amber K
    • The Ancient Celtic Festivals: and How We Celebrate Then Today

      by Clare Walker Leslie, Frank E. Gerace

    • Rupert's Tales: The Wheel of the Year - Samhain, Yule, Imbolc, and Ostara by Kyrja and Tonia Bennington Osborn
    • Rupert's Tales: The Wheel of the Year - Beltane, Litha, Lammas, Mabon by Kyrja and Tonia Bennington Osborn
    • Rupert's Tales: The Wheel of the Year Activity Book by Kyrja and Tonia Bennington Osborn
    • Rupert's Tales: The Nature of Elements by Kyrja and Lesli Pringle-Burke
    • The Shortest Day: Celebrating the Winter Solstice by Deena Haiber
    • We Gather Together: Celebrating the Autumn Harvest by Deena Haiber
    • The Sunchildren: a seasonal thanksgiving for families of the Earth: celebrating the summer solstice by Ancient Amber
    • The Longest Day: Celebrating the Summer Solstice by Wendy Pfeffer
    • Elsie and Pooka Stories of the Sabbats and Seasons by Lora Craig

    Pagan Mythology & Traditional Folk Tales

    Read the myths and tales from different pantheons.

    • Treasury of Irish Myth, Legend and Folklore by W.B. Yeats
    • The Tain: Translated fro Irish Epic 'Táin Bó Cúailnge' by Thomas Kinsella
    • Celtic Myths and Legends by Peter Berresford Ellis
    • The Prose Edda: Norse Mythology by Snorri Sturluson, Jesse L. Byock 
    • Gods of the Greeks by Carl Kerenyi
    • The Norse Myths (Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library) by Kevin Crossley-Holland
    • Gods and Myths of Northern Europe by H.R. Ellis Davidson

    General Paganism

    Books focusing on an overview of Paganism and Pagan history.

    • Paganism: An Introduction to Earth- Centered Religions by River Higginbotham, Joyce Higginbotham
    • Drawing Down the Moon by Margot Adler
    • Pagan Paths: A Guide to Wicca, Druidry, Asatru Shamanism and Other Pagan Practices by Peter Jennings

    • Deep Ancestors: Practicing the Religion of the Proto-Indo-Europeans by Ceisiwr Serith

    • A Book of Pagan Prayer by Ceisiwr Serith

    • A History Of Pagan Europe by Prudence Jones and Nigel Pennick

    • Pagan Consent Culture by Christine Hoff Kraemer, Yvonne Aburrow

    • Being a Pagan: Druids, Wiccans, and Witches Today by Ellen Evert Hopman and Lawrence Bond

    • Paganism: An Introduction to Earth-Centered Religions by Joyce and River Higgenbotham

    • The Complete Idiots Guide to Paganism by Carl McColman

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