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    Interview with Author Judika Illes; Weiser Field Guide to Witches

    Review of The Weiser Field Guide to Witches:  From Hexes to Hermoine Granger, From Salem to the Land of Oz By Judika Illes I love any book that makes me want to learn more. The Weiser Field Guide to Witches is a surprisingly compact publication, given the breadth of material included by author Judika Illes. While it is by far not an all-encompassing work, The Weiser Field Guide to Witches touches on an impressive array of topics related to modern-day witchcraft, including brief definitions of many of the paths that fall under the blanket term of witchcraft; biographical sketches of many of the men and women that have made contributions…

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    Kids Who See Ghosts: How to Guide Them Through Fear

    Kids Who See Ghosts:  How to Guide Them Through Fear By Caron B. Goode, EdD, NCC 211 pp, excluding appendices copyright 2010 by Caron B. Goode ISBN 978-1-57863-472-9 Weiser Books Publishing The idea of the existence of ghosts and their communion with the living has been the stuff of TV, movies and fiction for generations.  More recently, millions of viewers tune in loyally to shows that attempt to “prove” the existence of ghosts, spirits and other entities that are generally unseen.   People that are intrigued or fascinated by the idea of ghosts, hauntings or other paranormal encounters travel the country or even the world, seeking experiences in locales that are…