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    Book Review: Celtic Druidry by Ellen Evert Hopman

    Celtic Druidry: Rituals, Techniques, & Magical Practices by Ellen Evert Hopman, published by Destiny Books, an imprint of Inner Traditions publishing, runs a grand total of 242 pages. Celtic Druidry starts off by explaining exactly what a Druid is, and isn’t, then goes on to cover what we know historically about Druids, which is of course, scarce and biased against them, coming from Greek and Roman historians attempting to paint them in a bad light for imperialist reasons. After that, Hopman goes on to give a run-down of the different Gods and Goddesses of the Druids, from Irish, to Welsh, to even Gaulish and continental Celtic deities, giving a description of each and…

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    Book Review- The HooDoo Tarot Workbook By- Tayannah Lee McQuillar

    As someone who was born with a natural curiosity and drive to learn all there is to learn about everything, I absolutely love when a writer gives background and insight into the subject they are discussing; so it was only natural that I devoured every word of The HooDoo Tarot Workbook by Tayannah Lee Miller. The author does a fantastic job of not only explaining The HooDoo Tarot Deck, but also giving some insight and personal knowledge on the topics. This is a fantastic way to learn more about HooDoo even if you aren’t looking to learn a new deck. Her explanations about each person, plant, and card come from…

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    Book Review: Fortuna: The Sacred and Profane Faces of Luck by Nigel Pennick

    Overview of Fortuna Nigel Pennick, a well known expert and author of pagan and occult subjects, published Fortuna with Destiny Books, a division of Inner Traditions Publishing. The material presented is historically accurate and informative, going through periods of humanity and how luck was perceived, as well as different oracle systems throughout the ages. Pennick does include some practical information that a modern practitioner of divination could use, such as geomantic figures, numerology lists, and a list of common epithets of Fortuna that could be called upon by a modern pagan, or anyone looking for divine help navigating life’s decisions and ups and downs, with simple but effective techniques. With Fortuna, Pennick…

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    Book Review – Crystal Basics: Pocket Encyclopedia by Nicholas Pearson

    Book Review Crystal Basics: Pocket Encyclopedia by Nicholas Pearson Publisher: Destiny Books Publishing 278 Pages Published: March 7, 2023     Everyday Crystals Have you ever wanted an encyclopedia of crystals you could take everywhere? This amazing little book will fit in a pocket with the size of 4.5”x5.25” or even in the outer pocket of a backpack for easy access in the field. And this little book really does pack a ton of information between it covers. While not going into a ton of depth, it still covers enough to get a basic understanding of what makes a crystal, crystals and energy work; crystal correspondences from type of growth,…