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I’ve said before that I absolutely love Scribd.

There’s just something about getting access to tons of books AND audiobooks (and more) for just one monthly price.

But do they have books about witchcraft?

Yes! Actually, I think Scribd might be better than Amazon for ebooks and audiobooks about witchcraft, paganism, and the occult.

This post will show you why!

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Why Scribd Is A Witch’s Best Friend For Books

Why is Scribd better than Amazon?

Because at Amazon Kindle Unlimited and Audible, they set limits on you.

With Kindle Unlimited, you can only read KU books for free (and most of the really good books aren’t in KU).

On Audible, you only get up to three free audiobooks a month.

Even worse, Audible and Kindle Unlimited are separate subscriptions. Audible is $14.95 a month, and Kindle Unlimited is $9.99 a month.

If you want both, that’s $24.94 every month.

What does Scribd cost per month? Only $8.99, and that gives you unlimited access to their ebooks, audiobooks, articles, documents, and sheet music.

And while the selection is smaller on Scribd than on Amazon, I have been pleasantly surprised by how many big name publishers and great books you can find there.

Listed below are some of the best books on Scribd that you can find in 2020.

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Books On Witchcraft

Wicca: A Guide for the Solitary Practitioner

This is one of the most commonly read books among witches, for obvious reasons.

Scott Cunningham is a huge name in this community, and this book is a classic that introduces Wicca.

Blurb:

Cunningham’s classic introduction to Wicca is about how to live life magically, spiritually, and wholly attuned with nature.

It is a book of sense and common sense, not only about magick, but about religion and one of the most critical issues of today: how to achieve the much needed and wholesome relationship with our Earth.

Cunningham presents Wicca as it is today: a gentle, Earth-oriented religion dedicated to the Goddess and God. Wicca also includes Scott Cunningham’s own Book of Shadows and updated appendices of periodicals and occult suppliers.

The Green Witch: Your Complete Guide to the Natural Magic of Herbs, Flowers, Essential Oils, and More

This is a cool book with a lot of good information about green witchcraft.

If you’ve ever wanted to dabble in spells with herbs, flowers, and oils, this is a great place to start.

Blurb:

Discover the power of natural magic and healing through herbs, flowers, and essential oils in this new guide to green witchcraft.

At her core, the green witch is a naturalist, an herbalist, a wise woman, and a healer.

She embraces the power of nature; she draws energy from the Earth and the Universe; she relies on natural objects like stones and gems to commune with the land she lives off of; she uses plants, flowers, oils, and herbs for healing; she calls on nature for guidance; and she respects every living being no matter how small.

In The Green Witch, you will learn the way of the green witch, from how to use herbs, plants, and flowers to make potions and oils for everyday healing as well as how crystals, gems, stones, and even twigs can help you find balance within.

You’ll discover how to find harmony in Earth’s great elements and connect your soul to every living creature.

This guide also contains directions for herbal blends and potions, ritual suggestions, recipes for sacred foods, and information on how to listen to and commune with nature. Embrace the world of the green witch and discover what the power of nature has in store for you.

Traditional Wicca: A Seeker’s Guide

While this website is about eclectic witchcraft, sometimes that means including bits and pieces from Wicca.

This book is all about the more structured form of Wicca, with covens, initiations, lineages, and ethics.

You won’t find a better book about witchcraft from a traditional Wiccan viewpoint!

Blurb:

A Down-to-Earth Guide to Traditional Wicca

While there are many powerful variations of contemporary Witchcraft, traditional Wicca offers unique experiences for those who seek it out.

This book explores structured, coven-based styles of Wicca, in which the practitioners typically trace initiatory lineages back to Wicca’s early founders.

Discussing covens, initiations, lineages, practices, ethics, and more, Traditional Wicca shares tips and ideas on how to get the most from this profound approach to Witchcraft.

Discover how to recognize healthy, reputable covens. Learn how to navigate the process of asking for training and succeeding in an outer court.

Explore the spiritual strength of lineages, hierarchies, and initiation. This book also includes contributions from several practitioners, providing valuable first-person perspectives on what it’s like to be on the traditional Wiccan path.

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Glamour Magic: The Witchcraft Revolution to Get What You Want

If you’ve ever wanted to try glamour magick, this is a great book to start.

It’s all about using magick to change your life.

Read this one if you’re looking to accept yourself and use your own power to change the world.

Blurb:

Glamour is the art of taking what makes you exciting and interesting to others and using it as leverage in accomplishing your Great Work.

This fun romp of a book helps you use glamour to accomplish total world domination…or to revolutionize your magical practice if ruling the world isn’t your thing.

Glamour Magic encourages you to be crafty, cunning, and unafraid to want something fiercely. Learn how historical figures used glamour in their campaigns for greatness.

Discover experiments, exercises, and rites for your Craft. Glamour is your secret weapon—your guide to finding what you want and getting it, too.

Mystical Origins of the Tarot: From Ancient Roots to Modern Usage

If you have ever been interested in the occult history of the tarot, this is the perfect book to check out.

It goes all the way back to the Persian origins of tarot cards and explains how the card meanings changed over time.

Blurb:

A profusely illustrated history of the occult nature of the tarot from its origins in ancient Persia

  • Thoroughly examines the original historical source for each tarot card and how the cards’ divinatory meanings evolved from these symbols
  • Provides authentic 18th- and 19th-century spreads and divination techniques
  • Reveals the divinatory meanings of the cards as understood by diviners in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

The origins of the tarot have been lost in the mists of time. Most scholars have guessed that its origins were in China, Egypt, or India.

In Mystical Origins of the Tarot, Paul Huson has expertly tracked each symbol of the Minor Arcana to roots in ancient Persia and the Major Arcana Trump card images to the medieval world of mystery, miracle, and morality plays.

A number of tarot historians have questioned the use of the tarot as a divination tool prior to the 18th century. But the author demonstrates that the symbolic meanings of the Major Arcana were evident from the time they were first employed in the mid-15th century in the popular divination practice of sortilege.

He also reveals how the identities of the court cards in the Minor Arcana were derived from a blend of pagan and medieval sources that strongly influenced their interpretation in tarot divination.

Mystical Origins of the Tarot provides a thorough examination of the original historical source for each card and how the cards’ divinatory meanings evolved from these symbols.

Huson also provides concise and practical card-reading methods designed by the cartomancers of the 18th and 19th centuries and reveals the origins of the card interpretations promoted by the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn and A. E. Waite.

Books On Paganism

Paganism: An Introduction to Earth- Centered Religions

This is another one of those staple books that everyone recommends to new pagans, and here I am doing the same!

If you are just beginning to explore your spirituality, this is a great place to start.

Blurb:

If you want to study Paganism in more detail, this book is the place to start. Based on a course in Paganism that the authors have taught for more than a decade, it is full of exercises, meditations, and discussion questions for group or individual study.

This book presents the basic fundamentals of Paganism. It explores what Pagans are like; how the Pagan sacred year is arranged; what Pagans do in ritual; what magick is; and what Pagans believe about God, worship, human nature, and ethics.

For those who are exploring their own spirituality, or who want a good book to give to non-Pagan family and friends A hands-on learning tool with magickal workings, meditations, discussion questions, and journal exercises Offers in-depth discussion of ethics and magick

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Earth Power: Techniques of Natural Magic

In this book you’ll read all about natural magick.

Magick that is drawn from the world around us and can be majorly transformative.

Blurb:

The ways of magic are revealed in nature…The secrets are written in meandering streams and drifting clouds, whispered by the roaring ocean and cooling breeze, echoed through caves and rocks and forests.

When you draw a heart in the sand, call on the four winds for assistance, or ask the rain to wash away a bad habit, you are practicing earth magic. By working in harmony with nature, we can transform ourselves, our lives, and our world.

This tried-and-true guide offers more than one hundred spells, rites, and simple rituals you can perform using the powerful energy of the earth.

Scott Cunningham was a greatly respected teacher and one of the most influential members of the modern Craft movement. A practitioner of elemental magic for twenty years, he wrote more than fifty books, including the seminal Wicca: A Guide for the Solitary Practitioner.

The Path of Druidry: Walking the Ancient Green Way

Druidry is a very popular pagan path these days.

In this book you’ll read about the beauty of the Old Ways from a practicing druid.

Blurb:

Listen to the call of spirit and seek truth in wild groves, the shifting seasons, and the beauty of the Old Ways.

Discover how to embark on this sacred green path and enrich your life with its ancient wisdom.

Practicing Druid Penny Billington offers a clear and structured course of study grounded in Celtic history and mythology, and highlights the mysteries and modern practice of this nature-based tradition.

Each chapter begins with an evocative visualization and captivating Welsh mythic tales from the Mabinogionare woven throughout, introducing lessons and key concepts.

A series of hands-on exercises will help you internalize these truths, develop a spiritual awareness rooted in nature, build a relationship with the multi-dimensional world, and ultimately adopt a druidic worldview to guide you in everyday life.

  • Archetypes
  • Animal energy
  • The elements
  • The Nwyfre
  • Symbols
  • The Wheel of the Year
  • The Otherworld
  • Trees as teachers and healers
  • Shapeshifting

From joining a druidic community to starting out as a solitary practitioner, this unique spiritual guide offers advice on everything you need to know about practicing Druidry today.

The Path of Paganism: An Experience-Based Guide to Modern Pagan Practice

Another basic book on paganism, this one provides practical advice and support for living paganism in your everyday life.

Blurb:

Paganism is a way of seeing the world and your place in it. It means challenging the assumptions of mainstream society and strengthening your relationships with the gods, the universe, your community, and your self. 

The Path of Paganism provides practical advice and support for honoring your values and living an authentic Pagan life in mainstream Western culture.

Discover tips for establishing or deepening a regular practice. Explore how your spirituality can help you deal with life’s inevitable hardships.

Learn the basics of leadership roles and other steps to take as you gain experience and move into more advanced practices.

With questions for contemplation as well as rituals to help you integrate new concepts, this book guides you through a profoundly meaningful way of life.

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Fairycraft: Following The Path Of Fairy Witchcraft

Fairy witchcraft is very interesting.

All the lore really lends itself to beautiful rituals and a deeply religious practice.

If you want to honor the Fair Folk, pick this one up.

Blurb:

An in-depth manual for practicing Fairy Witchcraft including theology, fairy lore, rituals, holidays, and magical practices.

This book aims to pick up where Pagan Portals – Fairy Witchcraft leaves off and teach interested people the comprehensive practice of this system of honoring the Fair Folk and liminal Gods by blending the old Fairy Faith with modern paganism.

A Practical Heathen’s Guide to Asatru

Learn about the Heathen path of paganism in this book written by a Heathen Gythja (Godwoman).

This book explores the myths, folklore, and how modern Heathens practice their faith.

Blurb:

From its pre-Christian beginnings to its contemporary practitioners, Heathenry has long fascinated people from every corner of the world.

Written from the unique perspective of a Heathen gythja, or Godwoman, A Practical Heathen’s Guide to Asatru shows how to bring the beliefs and traditions of this ancient faith into your life today.

In this complete guide to Asatru, you will discover:

  • The mythology, folklore, and historical sagas of Northern European Heathens
  • How to conduct rituals for birth, naming, entry into adulthood, weddings, divorces, funerals, and holy days
  • Practical techniques for meditation, trance-work, prayer, and working with runes and charms
  • Heathen perspectives on the nature of time, creation, worship, ethics, oaths, and hospitality
  • An in-depth glossary, index, pronunciation guide, and bibliography for further study
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Books On Spells

The Modern Witchcraft Spell Book: Your Complete Guide to Crafting and Casting Spells

This spell book is full of interesting new spells to try.

The best part is that you’re encouraged to change spells as needed to fit your own life and beliefs.

If you want a book about witchcraft that tackles creating your own spells, this is the perfect choice.

Blurb:

Hundreds of spells for the modern-day witch!

At any given moment, you have the power to manifest lasting love, boost your prosperity, and shape your destiny.

Written by Skye Alexander, spellcraft expert and the author of The Modern Guide to Witchcraft, this book teaches you how to harness your inner magic through incantations, potions, and charms.

Whether you’re looking to get the job of your dreams, rejuvenate your body, or bring good fortune to family and friends, each page provides you with a spell that can be re-created or personalized for your specific situation.

With the tools in The Modern Witchcraft Spell Book, practicing witches will hone in on their natural talents and discover a whole new world of possibilities.

The Element Encyclopedia of 1000 Spells: A Concise Reference Book for the Magical Arts

You’ll never be wanting for spells with this book in your digital library.

With 1,000 spells, you’ll have a spell for almost any occasion.

Blurb:

The definitive magic reference book for Witches, Wiccans and all devotees of the magical arts. This is the real version of the archetypal master spell book of fantasy that has a place in our collective imagination.

Today there are many books of spells for specific needs and occasions for the practising Wiccan/witch, but no comprehensive and inclusive magic reference book exists.

The Element Encyclopedia of 1000 spells is the magical equivalent of a prize and inspirational cookbook: nothing is too basic to be explained and yet sophisticated tastes as well as emergency situations are catered for.

This book goes beyond merely the Wiccan tradition to include a multitude of eastern and western magical traditions whilst fulfilling the archetypal fantasy of the grand grimoire (master spell book). This book is that fantasy made real.

Encyclopedia of 5,000 Spells

What, you thought 1,000 spells was enough?

Ha! Take 5,000 more spells!

This is one of those favorite books about witchcraft that everyone recommends.

You’ll find binding spells, money spells, love spells, luck spells, and more.

Blurb:

In The Encyclopedia Of 5,000 Spells: The Ultimate Reference Book for the Magical Arts, independent scholar, educator and author of several books of folklore, folkways, and mythology Judika Iles enables the reader to enter the world of folklore, myth and magic with binding spells and banishing spells, spells for love, luck, wealth, and power, as well as spells for spiritual protection, physical healing, and enhanced fertility drawn from Earth’s every corner and spanning 5,000 years of magical history.

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Egyptian Prosperity Magic: Spells & Recipes for Financial Empowerment

This is an interesting book that’s all about money magick from an Egyptian religion viewpoint.

It gives you tips on working with Egyptian deities to increase your abundance.

Blurb:

Boost your cash flow and free yourself from financial uncertainty with the Egyptian deities. From choosing a new career to surviving a layoff, this magic book offers more than two dozen simple spells and rituals to attract fortune and abundance.

Work with Horus, Isis, Thoth, Amun, and other gods and goddesses from the Egyptian pantheon to help you catch a prospective employer’s attention, design the perfect budget, control debt, and much more.

You’ll also create over twenty magical oils to bring greater success to your spellwork, job interviews, and résumés.

Books On Shamanism

Shaman Pathways – Elen of the Ways: British Shamanism – Following the Deer Trods

I love this book! It’s beautifully written and details all the way we’ve strayed from the path of nature.

We stopped following the footsteps of the reindeer, and everything has become chaotic since.

If you only read one book on this list, please let it be this one.

Blurb:

Elen of the Ways is about the ancient shamanism of Britain. Elen Sentier grew up in a long family lineage of following the Deer Trods; in this book she tells of the old, forgotten ways of our ancestors.

Through her own experience, stories, practical exercises and journeys with the deer, Elen takes you into the realm of the Boreal Forest, of which Britain is a part, to show how the Deer Goddess is the spirit of this land.

To walk the deer trods is to realise how close and connected you are to nature and everything in this beautiful world which we share with our non-human brethren.

You learn, too, that our everyday world and otherworld are intertwined. Elen of the Ways is both here and there at the same time. You will find her everywhere.

Awakening to the Spirit World: The Shamanic Path of Direct Revelation

This book brings together many shamanic elders to create a manual for the modern shaman.

It also gives a history of shamanism and its affect on the world.

Blurb:

Today, practicing shamanism doesn’t mean you have to live in a rain forest or a desert.

Thanks to a modern renaissance of shamanic spirituality, practitioners from all walks of life now use powerful indigenous techniques for healing, insight, and spiritual growth.

With Awakening to the Spirit World, teachers Sandra Ingerman and Hank Wesselman bring together a circle of renowned Western shamanic elders—Tom Cowan, Carol Proudfoot-Edgar, José Stevens, and Alberto Villoldo—to present a comprehensive manual for making these practices accessible and available in our daily lives, including:

  • How the original practice of shamanism shaped the world’s spiritual traditions and why it is still relevant today
  • The art of the shamanic journey—a time-tested meditative method for experiencing important spiritual lessons and truths Guidance for avoiding common pitfalls of shamanic practice
  • Instruction for working with your dreams, connecting to your spirit guides, healing yourself and your environment
  • A CD of drumming to facilitate your shamanic journeys
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Urban Shaman

Shamanism can be a rough path when you live in an urban area.

This book explores Hawaiian shamanism and its purpose in a modern life.

Blurb:

The first practical guide to applying the ancient healing art of Hawaiian shamanism to our modern lives.

Uniquely suited for use in today’s world, Hawaiian shamanism follows the way of the adventurer, which produces change through love and cooperation—in contrast to the widely known way of the warrior, which emphasizes solitary quests and conquest by power.

Now, even if you can’t get out into the wilderness or undertake a long apprenticeship with a shaman, you can learn to practice the art of shamanism.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Interpret and change your dreams
  • Heal yourself, your relationships, and the environment
  • Cast the shaman stones to foretell the future
  • Design and perform powerful rituals
  • Shapechange
  • Make vision quests to other realities

And more.

The Norse Shaman: Ancient Spiritual Practices of the Northern Tradition

This book helps you connect with Norse deities and explores Norse shamanism.

Based on archaeological evidence and the few written records from Iceland, this is a great resource for Norse shamans.

Blurb:

An experiential guide to the wisdom preserved in Europe’s far north

  • Includes shamanic journeys to connect with deities and your ancestral shamans
  • Provides step-by-step instructions to prepare for and conduct a seiðr ceremony
  • Draws on archaeological evidence and surviving written records from Iceland
  • Reveals the long tradition of female shamans in northern European shamanism

Shamanism is humanity’s oldest spiritual tradition. In much of the Western world, the indigenous pre-Christian spiritual practices have been lost. Yet at the northern fringes of Europe, Christianity did not displace the original shamanic practices until the end of the Viking age.

Remnants of Norse shamanic spirituality have survived in myths, folk traditions, and written records from Iceland, providing many clues about the ancient European shaman’s world, especially when examined in conjunction with other shamanic cultures in northern Eurasia, such as the Sami and the tribes of Siberia.

Reconstructing the shamanic practices of the hunter-gatherers of Scandinavia, Evelyn Rysdyk explores the evolution of Norse shamanism from its earliest female roots to the pre-Christian Viking Age.

She explains how to enter Yggdrasil, the World Tree, to travel to other realms and provides shamanic journeys to connect with the ancestral shamans of your family tree, including the Norse goddess Freyja, the very first shaman.

She offers exercises to connect with the ancient goddesses of fate, the Norns, and introduces the overnight wilderness quest of útiseta for reconnecting with the powers of nature.

She explains the key concepts of Ørlög and Wyrd–the two most powerful forces that shape human lives–and provides exercises for letting go of harmful behavior patterns and transforming simple knowledge into profound wisdom by connecting with Óðinn.

Thoroughly examining the shamanic rituals of seiðr, the oracular magic of the Nordic cultures, the author provides step-by-step instructions to prepare for and conduct a seiðr ceremony, including creating your own seiðr staff and hood, and explores the ancestral use of shamanic songs or varðlokur to accompany the ceremony.

Woven throughout these exercises, Rysdyk provides archaeological evidence from Neolithic sites supporting the long tradition of venerating wise women, grandmothers, and mothers in ancient cultures and the important role of female shamans at the heart of northern European shamanism.

Providing an accessible guide for anyone trying to fulfill their shamanic callings, these powerful rituals can provide personal healing and a clear path for finding our way into a harmonious relationship with the natural world.

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Books On Herbalism

Magical Herbalism: The Secret Craft of the Wise

I love this book.

This is a must have for any herbalist’s bookshelf.

This focuses on the magickal benefits of herbs rather than medical, but it’s still so informative and interesting.

Even if it weren’t free to read on Scribd, this would be a must buy for me.

Blurb:

Natural magic utilizes the world around us for magical purposes. Herbs are one of the most important tools for natural magic, and the best introduction to this system is found in Scott Cunningham’s Magical Herbalism.

This book presents a complete system of magic using herbs. You will learn the theory of magic and the tools you’ll need. Then you’ll get countless techniques for using herbs for magic.

Need a protection method? “Pick several protective herbs and bind the stems together with red thread, then hang them up. This practice dates back to Babylonian times.”

You’ll find a list of over 115 herbs that details their magical powers, so you can easily find which ones are protective in nature.

How about a divination using herbs? “Get a small quantity of dried patchouly, mugwort, or wormwood. Crumble the herb between your hands until it is finely diminished.

Next, pour it into a small square pan (glass or ceramic). Light yellow candles and place the pan on your working area.

Close your eyes, extend the index finger of your weak hand, and gently touch the center of the pan with its tip. Move it at random in the pan, shifting from one direction to another … Now, remove your finger, open your eyes, and interpret the symbols you have just written in the herb.”

All of the techniques, rituals, spells, talismans, healing methods, and charms are this easy.

And most importantly, they work! You’ll also find how to make and use incenses, scented oils, perfumes, fluid condensers, and so much more.

Here is your chance to work with a beautiful and simple system. Give it a try! You won’t be disappointed.

Rosemary Gladstar’s Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner’s Guide: 33 Healing Herbs to Know, Grow, and Use

As the title of this book makes clear, you will learn about 33 herbs that will heal you.

How can you use herbs to help poison ivy or slow digestion?

This book will tell you.

Blurb:

Rosemary Gladstar is renowned worldwide for her extensive knowledge of healing herbs and for her passionate teaching ability.

She is professionally recognized as the godmother of modern herbalism, and with Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner’s Guide, Gladstar is able to offer new introductions for a budding generation of gardeners and health/self-sufficiency seekers.

In her book, Gladstar discusses, in depth, thirty three of the most common, widely found, and versatile healing plants that any herbalist new to the practice would need to know.

Given her detailed instructions, it will make it easy for readers to learn how to grow, harvest, prepare, and utilize each herb to its full potential.

Aside from providing instructions on simple growing and harvesting practices, Gladstar also includes step-by-step instructions for preparing herbal teas, salves, syrups, tinctures, oils, and liniments to fill out and home medicine cabinet.

Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner’s Guide is intended to be just that, a complete and well rounded guide to get anyone started in their herbal pursuits.

Filled with simple recipes that allow practitioners to explore each plant’s individual healing qualities, Gladstar demonstrates how easy it is to make safe, all-natural, low-cost healing remedies for many of the common ailments we all suffer from time to time.

The Herbal Apothecary: 100 Medicinal Herbs and How to Use Them

Start building your herbal apothecary with this book.

It’s written by naturopath JJ Pursell and gives a great introduction into the healing art of herbalism.

Blurb:

Start your path to natural wellness with the safe, trusted advice found in The Herbal Apothecary.

With the guidance of naturopath JJ Pursell, you will learn how to safely create your own remedies using plants you know and love. Incorporating traditional wisdom and scientific information, The Herbal Apothecary provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to plant-based medicine.

It features profiles of the 100 of the most important medicinal plants that include information on medicinal uses, identification and cultivation, and recipes for common concerns.

Additional information includes step-by-step instructions for making herbal teas, tinctures, compresses, salves, and more.

This comprehensive guide includes treatments for men, women, and children that address a variety of concerns including muscle strain, the flu, the common cold, insomnia, anxiety, and much more. 

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The Herbal Alchemist’s Handbook: A Grimoire of Philtres. Elixirs, Oils, Incense, and Formulas for Ritual Use

This book looks at herbs and their magickal associations.

This information is based on astrology, the cycles of the natural world, and historical references.

Blurb:

Herbs have been used for medicine, magic, and ritual for centuries.

The ancient arts of Herbal Alchemy and Herbal Magick combine an understanding of the healing and energizing effects of herbs (roots, leaves, flowers, resins and essential oils) with an understanding of the cycles of the natural world–the astrological movement of the stars and planets, and the cycles of the earth’s seasons.

In this easy-to-use compendium of herbs and their energy associations, master herbalist and magick practitioner Karen Harrison offers formulas anyone can use to obtain courage, creativity, and lasting health, and to increase prosperity and to enhance psychic and spiritual powers.

Harrison shows how to select herbs based on their astrological associations as well as their medicinal properties.

With a materia magica of more than 150 herbs and a multitude of recipes, readers will learn how to blend incense, ceremonial oils, bath salts, herbal amulets, fluid condensers, and herbal philtres; and how to use them in meditation, ritual, or energy work.

Discover the best herbs to improve any area of your life!

Holistic Herbal: A Safe and Practical Guide to Making and Using Herbal Remedies

Written by internationally renowned herbalist David Hoffman, this book on herbalism is easy to use and very popular among herbalists.

It explores every aspect of herbalism, from growing the plants to harvesting and using them.

Blurb:

The ebook edition of this classic herbal by internationally renowned herbalist David Hoffman. Easy to use, the herbal is hugely popular with herbalists and laypeople worldwide

The Holistic Herbal covers everything you need to know about growing, gathering, preparing, using and taking herbal medicines to improve and maintain health.

With simple b/w line drawn herb illustrations throughout, the book is extremely attractive and contains:-

A simple introduction to health, well-being and how your body works.

A guide to specific health problems and concerns (you don’t need to be sick to take a herbal cure!) and ‘which herb’ for a range of conditions.

A–Z herbal, covering over 200 different medicinal herbs and plants. This section comprises the main part of the book and is full of detailed information about each herb.

Books On Crystals

The Crystal Bible

That’s right. The definitive bible on crystals and how to use them is on Scribd, free to read with membership.

Anyone that wants to learn about crystals needs to check out this book.

Blurb:

Beautifully illustrated, The Crystal Bible offers a comprehensive guide to crystals, their shapes, colors and applications.

With informative descriptions and an easy-to-use format, it is an indispensable practical handbook for crystal lovers and users everywhere–both beginner and expert alike.

The book’s directory format and beautiful, full-color photos ensure that the crystals are easily identifiable.

Descriptions, which accompany each entry, provide information on their appearance, worldwide distribution, attributes, actions and healing properties.

Both major and lesser-known stones currently available are covered, including those only recently discovered.

A comprehensive index cross-referencing crystals to applications, aliments and conditions makes this book a vital reference for all crystal users.

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Crystal Grids: How to Combine & Focus Crystal Energies to Enhance Your Life

I haven’t read this one yet, but I am very interested in crystal grids.

This looks like a great book to learn how to use crystal grids for different kinds of purposes, like attracting wealth and clearing the energy of your home.

Blurb:

Crystal grids are effective for transforming your life in a dazzling array of powerful and practical ways.

Whether you desire to find love, attract wealth, bless your home, overcome anxiety, or clear negative energy, the crystal grids in this book will help you achieve your goals.

With simple instructions and comprehensive insights, Crystal Grids shows you how to choose the best crystals for your purpose, select a grid shape that will enhance your intention, clear and position the stones, and activate the grid.

Discover how you can use crystal energy for improved health, wealth, relationships, and a better life.

This book also includes twenty-nine expertly designed grids that you can use immediately to reinforce and magnify the power of your crystals.

Crystal Chakra Healing: Energy medicine for mind, body and spirit

Crystals are most powerful when used to heal the chakras.

This book will guide you through which crystals to use for what purposes, and teaches different healing techniques.

Blurb:

Working with crystals and the body’s seven chakras, or natural energy points, is one of the most powerful and ancient healing practices.

Crystals are natural energy-boosters, which protect us by detoxifying our physical, emotional and spiritual systems from stress, promoting well-being and serenity.

This book explains exactly how to use a crystal pendulum to diagnose the health of a chakra and how to use a wealth of healing techniques to gently re-balance energy.

There are in-depth sections on each chakra, with checklists of symptoms, plus profiles of over 100 amazing crystals you can find easily and use for healing.

With everything you need to know about crystals, plus charts, photographs and step-by-step illustrations, exercises and case studies, The Complete Guide to Crystal Chakra Healing will guide you towards better health and, ultimately, a calmer, happier life.

Books On The Paranormal

The Element Encyclopedia of Ghosts and Hauntings: The Complete A–Z for the Entire Magical World

This book has tons of stories about the mysterious, magickal, and strange things in our world.

From ghosts to psychics, you’ll find plenty of enchanting information.

Blurb:

This is the definitive A-Z reference book on all things psychic, mysterious and paranormal – the marvels, secrets and mysteries of the visible and the invisible world. This wonderful guide covers everything you could want to know including ghosts, strange phenomena, people, places, events, and ideas.

Featuring hundreds of A to Z entries, The Element Encyclopedia of Ghosts and Hauntings is a fascinating compendium of worldwide paranormal activity, with explanations of strange phenomena from both folklore and modern scientific research.

Featuring factual information on mediums and near–death experiences, ghosts, levitation, telepathy, astral travel, precognition, evidence for the afterlife, spirit guides, haunted sites, famous historical figures, documented experiments, and much more.

Learn about the chilling story of Alcatraz prison and why Native Americans believed evil spirits resided there. Get the real story behind 50 Berkley Square, London’s most haunted house in the 19th century. Find out if anyone truly has ESP, how to identify ectoplasm, and why you shouldn’t be frightened if you see a ‘knocker.’

A complete reference of paranormal myth and folklore–and the myths and legends surrounding ghosts and spirits in different cultures throughout the world, from famous ghost stories to various beliefs and superstitions that have taken root in different countries.

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Abominable Science!: Origins of the Yeti, Nessie, and Other Famous Cryptids

Another fun book about something strange, this one takes you through the history of the monsters from around the world.

Learn about bigfoot, sea monsters, and lesser known cryptids like the Congo dinosaur

Blurb:

Throughout our history, humans have been captivated by mythic beasts and legendary creatures.

Tales of Bigfoot, the Yeti, and the Loch Ness monster are part of our collective experience.

Now comes a book from two dedicated investigators that explores and elucidates the fascinating world of cryptozoology.

Daniel Loxton and Donald R. Prothero have written an entertaining, educational, and definitive text on cryptids, presenting the arguments both for and against their existence and systematically challenging the pseudoscience that perpetuates their myths.

After examining the nature of science and pseudoscience and their relation to cryptozoology, Loxton and Prothero take on Bigfoot; the Yeti, or Abominable Snowman, and its cross-cultural incarnations; the Loch Ness monster and its highly publicized sightings; the evolution of the Great Sea Serpent; and Mokele Mbembe, or the Congo dinosaur.

They conclude with an analysis of the psychology behind the persistent belief in paranormal phenomena, identifying the major players in cryptozoology, discussing the character of its subculture, and considering the challenge it poses to clear and critical thinking in our increasingly complex world.

The Disinformation Guide to Ancient Aliens, Lost Civilizations, Astonishing Archaeology and Hidden History

I love all of the Disinformation guides, and this one delivers.

In this book you’ll find theories on the beginning of civilization, deep sea mysteries, and the high strangeness of outer space.

Blurb:

Where did “modern” civilization begin? What lies beneath the waves? Do myths describe interstellar impact?

How’d they lift that stone? Was the Ark of the Covenant a mechanical device? Were there survivors of an Atlantean catastrophe? Who really discovered the “New” World?

“Hidden history” continues to fascinate an ever wider audience. In this massive compendium, editor Preston Peet brings together an allstar cast of contributors to question established wisdom about the history of the world and its civilizations.

Peet and anthology contributors guide us through exciting archeological adventures and treasure hunts, ancient mysteries, lost or rediscovered technologies, and assorted “Forteana,” using serious scientific studies and reports, scholarly research, and some plain old fringe material, as what is considered “fringe” today is often hard science tomorrow.

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Books On The Law of Attraction

Feel It Real!: A Guided Approach to Bringing the Law of Attraction into Your Life

I just started reading this book and it’s pretty good so far.

It’s all about making the law of attraction work for you in all areas of your life.

Blurb:

Make the Law of Attraction Work for You

Build your wealth

Find your soul mate

Create your ideal body

Improve your health

Achieve success

The Law of Attraction has been embraced by millions as a powerful, life-changing tool. Yet while many are familiar with the theory that thinking positive will attract positive elements into your life, putting it into practice can be difficult to master.

Realizing this after years of working with clients as a personal coach, Denise Coates developed fun, practical exercises for applying the Law of Attraction.

Clients soon started to overcome their mental blocks and to experience the natural well-being of the Universe.

These empowering, enlightening exercises — more than fifty in all — embrace every area of life, including wealth, health, career, body image, romantic relationships, and inner peace.

Truly, profoundly uplifting and bursting with positive energy, Feel It Real! will help you to put the Law of Attraction into practice and to achieve lasting, life-changing results.

Manifesting Made Easy: How to Harness the Law of Attraction to Get What You Really Want

If your life sucks, you can turn to this book to help you turn it all around with the law of attraction.

Start building a better life by aligning yourself with the universe.

Blurb:

Live the life you deserve!

Are you living the life you want? If the answer is no, the truth may surprise you. The truth is, most of us have hidden stumbling blocks preventing us from achieving the abundance we deserve.

Jen Mazer, the “Queen of Manifestation,” teaches you how to free yourself from limiting beliefs and embrace the idea of “acting as if” to attract what you desire–love, happiness, good health, or career success.

Manifesting Made Easy takes you step by step through the process of manifesting, from understanding what it is you want, to mapping out ways to make it a reality, to signaling to the universe that you’re ready for good things to come your way.

With exercises, writing prompts, and a wealth of personal success stories, you’ll learn how to attract the right circumstances and people so you can start living the life of your dreams.

Beyond the Secret: Spiritual Power and the Law of Attraction

The Secret was the book that brought the law of attraction to the public’s attention.

This book takes you beyond the concepts of The Secret and helps you to use that power in a way that benefits more than just yourself.

Blurb:

The Law of Attraction tells us that we can have anything we want. Or does it? How do we know if we’re using it for the right purpose?

In Beyond The Secret, psychologist and Law of Attraction coach, Lisa Love offers answers to these questions, answers she discovered during her own spiritual quest to understand the Law of Attraction. She explains the difference between using the Law in an egotistical rather than a spiritual way. She shows how to use the Law of Attraction as a tool for spiritual growth, psychological integration, and, ultimately, connecting with Spirit.

Beyond the Secret offers a ten-step process for spiritual attraction. Love provides readers with the basic principles and philosophies that explain the process along with techniques to help readers implement each step effectively. She shares insights, stories, and examples that reveal how spiritual attraction can be used to create an abundant and satisfying life.

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Audiobooks for Witches

These audiobooks are great starting places for modern witches.

You’ll find that the audiobook selection is different from the ebook selection on Scribd.

This is largely because of exclusivity deals that some authors and publishers make with Amazon for ebooks.

Those deals don’t necessarily apply to audiobooks, so you can find witchy audiobooks that aren’t on Scribd in ebook form.

I love listening to audiobooks about witchcraft and paganism while I am cooking or cleaning.

It’s a great way for me to do the boring stuff while still being entertained and learning about witchcraft.

Here are my beginner occult audiobook recommendations:

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Reading Is The Key To Becoming A More Powerful Witch

I love reading.

I just wish I had more time to do it.

These books about witchcraft are only a few of the books I would recommend new witches and pagans read.

Hopefully this post has helped inspire you to pick up a new book, no matter how you read it.

It’s important to read different perspectives and different authors to create a well-rounded religion or practice.

In the comments, let me know what book has most shaped you as a witch. Maybe you can suggest one I haven’t read yet!

Are you still curious about becoming a witch? I have a huge list of research topics that EVERY beginner witch needs to read. Once you finish this list, you’ll be a much more confident beginner witch! 🌙

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