Category: Esoteric Book Reviews

  • Think Like a Monk: Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Every Day by Jay Shetty

    Think Like a Monk: Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Every Day by Jay Shetty

    Think Like a Monk: Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Every Day by Jay Shetty My rating: 3 of 5 stars I’m of two minds with this book. On the one hand, I liked his personal anecdotes ( his time as a monk ) and his collection of quotes but I didn’t feel that […]

  • Review: Haunted Surry to Suffolk

    Review: Haunted Surry to Suffolk

    Haunted Surry to Suffolk: Spooky Locations Along Routes 10 and 460 By Pamela K. Kinney Product description: Take a journey along Virginia’s scenic Routes 10 and 460 eastbound to enjoy the lovely countryside and metropolises that spread around these two roads. Most of all, discover that some historical houses, plantations, battlefields, parks, and even the […]

  • Book Review: Virginia’s Haunted Historic Triangle

    Virginia’s Haunted Historic Triangle by Pamela K. Kinney. I used the initial M rather than K and I do apologize. Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from Schiffer Publishing. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance […]

  • In my mailbox: Virginia’s Haunted Historic Triangle

    I want to thank Schiffer Publishing ( https://www.schifferbooks.com/ ) and Pamela Kinney ( https://pamelakkinney.com/AboutMe.php ) for the free review copy — you rock. Due to our rainy Florida weather, the poor mailman had to carry this book to my door rather than cram it into the mailbox — no wonder he hates me. I plan […]

  • Living Runes: Theory and Practice of Norse Divination

    Living Runes: Theory and Practice of Norse Divination by Galina Krasskova My rating: 4 of 5 stars All in all, I really enjoyed Krasskova’s book. I read “The Big Book of Runes and Rune Magic” by Edred Thorsson not that long ago so the material was something that I was familiar with, though I enjoyed […]

  • Review: Top Secret Alien Abduction Files: What the Government Doesn’t Want You to Know

    Top Secret Alien Abduction Files: What the Government Doesn’t Want You to Know by Nick Redfern My rating: 5 of 5 stars Okay, I admit it, I love Redfern’s work. There,now you know my bias, I feel much better. Seriously, I do enjoy his work. Top Secret Alien Abduction Files has that Kolchak The Night […]

  • Review: Water Witchcraft: Magic and Lore from the Celtic Tradition

    I liked “Water Witchcraft”, I went threw it rather quickly (in an afternoon). It’s nicely written and easy to read. It’s Celtic vibe really appealed to me. I think that this is a book to consider adding to your esoteric home library. Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from Weiser Books. I […]

  • Conjuring Harriet “Mama Moses” Tubman and the Spirits of the Underground Railroad

    Conjuring Harriet “Mama Moses” Tubman and the Spirits of the Underground Railroad by Witchdoctor Utu My rating: 4 of 5 stars I guess that I have to admit that on my first read of Conjuring Harriet “Mama Moses” Tubman and the Spirits of the Underground Railroad I didn’t care for it, but I loved Utu’s […]

  • My thoughts of The Big Book of Runes and Rune Magic

    Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from Weiser Books. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255 : “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

  • Book Review: Besom, Stang & Sword

    My thoughts of “Beson, Stang & Sword” by Orapello and Maguire. Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from Weiser Books. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255 […]

  • Review: Storytelling Alchemy

    Storytelling Alchemy: Write Your Own Happy Ending by Renee Damoiselle My rating: 4 of 5 stars All in all, I thought it was an excellent book. I liked the writing style of the author and more importantly I came away liking the author. That being said, at first, I was uncomfortable with her and her […]

  • Book Review: Varla Ventura’s Paranormal Parlor

    My thoughts of Varla Ventura’s Paranormal Parlor: Ghosts, Seances, and Tales of True Hauntings. From shimmering specters to mysterious tricks, Varla Ventura’s Paranormal Parlor includes original supernatural tales, classic ghost stories, legends, hauntings, séances, superstitions, and death customs. This book showcases a chilling collection of startling ghost stories as told to the author as well […]

  • Review: The Master Mason: The Reason of Being by Gregory B. Stewart

    The Master Mason: The Reason of Being – A Treatise on the Third Degree of Freemasonry by Gregory B. Stewart My rating: 5 of 5 stars As is my habit, I jumped to the back of the book and read the Appendix and Footnotes first. If you do not come away inspired by the quotations […]

  • Review of the Lunar Nomad Oracle

    The Lunar Nomad Oracle: 43 Cards to Unlock Your Creativity and Awaken Your Intuition. By Shaheen Miro The Lunar Nomad Oracle is inspired by the traditional Lenormand system, but unlike the Lenormand, this deck comprises 43 cards and additional significator cards that are multiracial and multiethnic. The Lunar Nomad Oracle cards are rich with layers, […]

  • Review: The Elements of Spellcrafting: 21 Keys to Successful Sorcery

    The Elements of Spellcrafting: 21 Keys to Successful Sorcery by Jason Miller My rating: 4 of 5 stars All in all, I really enjoyed “The Elements of Spellcrafting”. I like Miller’s writing style, he seems to be a person that you could have a beer with and argue the evening away. My favorite line in […]