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    Deck Review – The Rota Mundi Tarot by Daniel E. Loeb

    Deck Review The Rota Mundi Tarot: The Rosicrucian Arcanum By Daniel E. Loeb Publisher: RedFeather Mind, Body, Spirit 78-card deck and 256-page guidebook     The Rota Mundi Tarot kit is an in-depth class on western occultism packaged neatly into a traditional 78-card Tarot deck and an expansive and substantial guidebook. The kit comes in a very sturdy 6 inch by 9 inch by 2 5/8 inch cardboard box with a magnetic clamshell closure and a matte finish with gold lettering. The guidebook is the first thing we see when we open the Tarot kit box. It is a 5 3/4 inch by 8 3/4 inch matte soft cover book…

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    Deck Review – The Deck of Queens by Stephanie Guttenplan (Pookie)

    Deck Review The Deck of Queens By Stephanie Guttenplan (Pookie) Self-published 76 card deck and 98 page guidebook     The Deck of Queens is a divination deck created by Pookie, also known as Stephanie Guttenplan, and self-published via Kickstarter by Pookie Artistry LLC. The Deck of Queens comes in a very sturdy and extremely portable 3 inch by 4 inch by 2 inch thick cardboard box with a book-style lid. The box has a black matte finish with silver lettering on the front, and a hand-written message from the author along with her web address on the back. The first thing we see after opening the box is the…

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    Deck Review – Pistis Sophia: The Goddess Tarot by Kim Huggens and Nic Phillips

    Deck Review Pistis Sophia: The Goddess Tarot By Kim Huggens and Nic Phillips Published by Red Feather Mind, Body, Spirit 22 card deck and 144 page guidebook     The Pistis Sophia is a very interesting majors-only Tarot kit that comes in a lovely 6 inch by 9 inch sturdy box with a magnetic closure easily opened in book-fashion with a handy ribbon tab. The box has a full color matte finish, with the deck name and a card image on the front of the box, and deck information and description and three card images on the back. The first thing we see after opening the box lid is the…

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    Deck Review – Amenti Oracle Feather Heart Deck by Jennifer Sodini and Natalee Miller

    Deck Review The Amenti Oracle Feather Heart Deck Created by Jennifer Sodini Illustrated by Natalee Miller Published by RP Studio, Hachette Book Group 42 card deck and 129 page guidebook     The serene and beautiful 42-card Amenti Oracle comes in a very sturdy 5 1/4” x 6 1/2” by 2” thick cardboard box with a magnetic closure. The box has a full color matte finish with a card image on the front, deck name on the sides, and seven more card images and a brief description of the deck on the back. The first thing we see after opening the box is the beautiful lid lining with a star…

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    Deck Review – The Edgar Allan Poe Tarot by Rose Wright and Eugene Smith

    Deck Review The Edgar Allan Poe Tarot Created by Rose Wright Illustrated by Eugene Smith Published by Llewellyn Publications Published September 8, 2020 288 page book     The Edgar Allan Poe Tarot is exactly what you would expect: a beautiful kit dramatically illustrated, complete with all the fog and candlelight and horror and mystery associated with Poe’s work. The 5 3/4 inch by 8 1/2 inch box, the work of art containing this vibrantly colored kit, is sturdy with a magnetic closure and a full-color glossy finish. The image on the front of the box is Poe himself. The back of the box has a brief destruction of the…

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    Book Review – The Language of Tarot: A Proven System for Reading the Cards by Jeannie Reed

    Book Review The Language of Tarot: A Proven System for Reading the Cards by Jeannie Reed Published by Llewellyn Publications Published September 8, 2019 221 pages     The Language of Tarot is a 6 inch by 9 inch soft cover book with a glossy finish full color front cover showing the book’s title and The Fool of the Major Arcana, and a back cover containing a description of the book and a brief bio of Jeannie Reed. The book has 221 pages with a nice-sized black print on sturdy off-white paper. I’ve already made some pencil notes in this book; the paper encourages that. The Language of Tarot begins…

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    Oracle Deck Review – The Inspirational Visions Oracle by Judy Mastrangelo

    Oracle Deck Review The Inspirational Visions Oracle by Judy Mastrangelo Published by Red Feather Published on September 28, 2020 50 cards, 120 page guidebook     The Inspirational Visions Oracle is an Oracle deck, created by Judy Mastrangelo, artist and illustrator (copyright 2020 by Judy Mastrangelo), and is published by Red Feather Mind Body Spirit, an imprint of Schiffer Publishing, Ltd, 4880 Lower Valley Road, Atglen, PA 19301. The Inspirational Visions Oracle comes in a 6” x 6 1/2” by 1 3/4” inch thick sturdy cardboard magnetic box that looks like a bound book and could easily be stored with other books in a bookcase. The box has a glossy…

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    Tarot Deck Review – The Relative Tarot by Carrie Paris and Tina Hardt

    Tarot Deck Review The Relative Tarot by Carrie Paris and Tina Hardt Published by Weiser Books Published on November 8, 2021 78 cards, 94 page guidebook     The Relative Tarot: A Guidebook for the Diligent Diviner is created, illustrated and written by Carrie Paris (copyright 2020 and 2021 by Carrie Paris) along with Tina Hardt, and published by Weiser Books, an imprint of Red Wheel/Weiser, LLC, 65 Parker Street, Suite 7, Newburyport, MA 01950. The Relative Tarot comes in a sturdy 5 ¼” by 7 ¼” magnetic closure box with a matte sepia- toned finish, and a beautiful vintage image on the cover, with card images and a deck…

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    Book Review – Tarot in Motion: A Handbook to Embody Wisdom Through the Cards by Miriam Jacobs

    Book Review Tarot in Motion: A Handbook to Embody Wisdom Through the Cards by Miriam Jacobs Published by Red Feather Published on October 19, 2021 128 pages     Tarot In Motion: A Handbook to Embody Wisdom through the Cards is by Miriam Jacobs, published by Red Feather Mind, Body, Spirit, an imprint of Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., 4880 Lower Valley Road, Atglen, PA 19310. Copyright 2021 by Miriam Jacobs. Tarot in Motion is a 6 inch by 9 inch soft cover book with a matte finish full color front cover showing the book’s title and a back cover containing a description of the book. It contains 128 pages with black…

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    Tarot Talk

    Comparing The 9 of Pentacles & The Empress     This month, we will examine two cards that seem to have similar messages, with the intention of discovering more subtle meanings. We will mix the Major Arcana and the Minor Arcana as we compare The Empress and the 9 of Pentacles. First, let’s review some terms. If you’ve read my column before, you can skip the next two paragraphs. There are 22 Major Arcana cards in a Tarot deck, with numbers from 0 to 21; the Majors usually deal with broader and more far-reaching life experience issues, archetypes that are easy for us to identify with and connect with at…