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…

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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…

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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…

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This weeks book haul from Weiser Books

This weeks book haul: Varla Ventura’s Paranormal Parlor: Ghosts, Seanes, and Tales of True Hauntings https://amzn.to/2KfyKJo 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…

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Review: Odin: Ecstasy, Runes, & Norse Magic

Odin: Ecstasy, Runes, & Norse Magic by Diana L. Paxson My rating: 4 of 5 stars “A turkey-and-cheese sandwich completed the process of linking spirit and body again.” Read as I was eating a turkey and cheese sandwich. Okay Diana, you got my attention. Sometimes a book falls into your hands at just the right…

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Review: Fairies, Pookas, and Changelings

Fairies, Pookas, and Changelings: A Complete Guide to the Wild and Wicked Enchanted Realm by Varla Ventura Paperback: 264 pages Publisher: Weiser Books ISBN-10: 1578636116 ISBN-13: 978-1578636112 Product description: While it’s true that fairy folk love a good garden and take great pleasure in a tulip, there are dozens of beasties who fall under the…

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Review: Among the Mermaids

Among the Mermaids Facts, Myths, and Enchantments from the Sirens of the Sea http://amzn.to/2v0HHjy by Varla Ventura Paperback: 256 pages Publisher: Weiser Books ISBN-10: 1578635454 ISBN-13: 978-1578635450 Barry’s score 5 out of 5 stars. Product description: From Homer’s Odyssey to Pirates of the Caribbean, Mermaids have fascinated popular culture for centuries. Among the Mermaids is an enchanting collection of…

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Thumb through: Tarot by Design

Tarot by Design Workbook  by Diana Heyne, I give it a thumbs-up. Featuring original color-in images of the 22 major arcana and the 56 images of the minor arcana, Tarot by Design Workbook is a coloring book for students of the tarot and all those who find tarot symbolism intriguing. The book contains original coloring-ready…

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Review: Develop Your ESP

My thoughts: Develop Your ESP comes in a small package but, like dynamite, it packs a punch. As is my usual habit, I checked the back of the book and found a nice Appendix. An Appendix is very often a good sign of a well thought out book. I liked the illustrations and the charts ( though…

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Review:Numerology, Plain & Simple

Numerology, Plain & Simple: The Only Book You’ll Ever Need Series: Plain & Simple Paperback: 160 pages Publisher: Hampton Roads Publishing ISBN-10: 1571747591 ISBN-13: 978-1571747594 Product description: Using numerology to learn more about yourself and your future doesn’t require any psychic ability, mathematical skills, or even any special equipment. The information is based on a…

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