Release on 2019-11-08 | by Lucy Cavendish,Jasmine Becket-Griffith
An Enchanted Collection of Retold Tales
Author: Lucy Cavendish,Jasmine Becket-Griffith
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Bestselling author Lucy Cavendish and renowned artist Jasmine Becket-Griffith have teamed up to create a gorgeous full-color illustrated book. This fabulous collection of re-imagined faerytales restores their pagan wisdom so that every story bubbles over with spells, potions, hexes, faeries, and all manner of magickal beings. Once upon a time, faerytales were spirit-stories, tales of mystery, initiation, and transformation, and they were not meant only for children. In addition to eleven wonderful retold stories, this beautiful hardcover book features faerytale-inspired spells, fascinating histories, and the spine-tingling secrets behind the stories. This collaboration between Lucy Cavendish and Jasmine Becket-Griffith is a thrillingly witchy twist on some of the world's most beloved tales.
Release on 2015-05-17 | by Anthea Sharp,Alexia Purdy,Julia Crane,Phaedra Weldon,Jenna Elizabeth Johnson,Amy Patrick
Author: Anthea Sharp,Alexia Purdy,Julia Crane,Phaedra Weldon,Jenna Elizabeth Johnson,Amy Patrick
Pubpsher: Fiddlehead Press
Six tales of adventure, love, and treacherous fey magic from six award-winning, bestselling authors. Enter these fantastical realms where dark powers lurk and the ordinay world can be transformed in a heartbeat to a place of wonder—and danger. From the hidden fae folk dwelling among mortals to the challenges of babysitting a malicious fairy, these tales will cast their enchantment over you! ~Cover by Howard David Johnson~ THE MORRIGAN – Phaedra Weldon Irish folklore student Tam Kirkpatrick finds himself the focus of dark Faery forces intent on stealing his shillelagh. The catch is—Tam never knew he had one, let alone that he was the son of a Leprechaun. Now he must find his shillelagh and claim his heritage, before it’s too late. THE SWAY – Amy Patrick A member of the Dark Court, Vancia has spent her life among humans—together but separate, hiding in plain sight. Now Pappa says it’s time to put her glamour to use against the unsuspecting humans and worse, agree to an arranged political marriage with the reclusive Light Elven prince. HOW TO BABYSIT A CHANGELING – USA Today bestselling author Anthea Sharp When a mortal boy is exchanged for a hideous faerie creature, Marny Fanalua steps up to help her friends in their battle against the Dark Court. *NOTE * The events in this novella occur simultaneously with Feyland: The Twilight Kingdom. Reading the complete Feyland Trilogy first is recommended if you would like to avoid spoilers. FAELEAHN – Jenna Elizabeth Johnson Meghan and Cade are ready to pledge their souls to one another in a traditional bonding ceremony of Eile. While sharing their news with friends, the faelah bounty hunter and the princess of Erintara grow even closer as their love is reflected back to them by those they hold most dear. *NOTE* The events in this novella take place after the conclusion of Luathara, the third book in the Otherworld Trilogy. If you wish to avoid spoilers, you might want to read the first three Otherworld books (Faelorehn, Dolmarehn and Luathara) before reading. ARRANGED – Julia Crane Magick’s been restored on earth but it comes at a crippling price. With the planet on the brink of destruction, an unlikely pair must work together to try to bridge together a lifetime of hatred. Will their forbidden romance bring their worlds together or tear them apart? WITHOUT ARMOR – Alexia Purdy The Unseelie are up to no good… My name is Benton, and I hunt the darkest of creatures in existence. Especially when they get unruly and try to invade my home, the human realm. Betrayal, broken hearts and uncharted magic…I never saw it coming. Keywords: Celtic Folklore Myths & Legends, Dark Fae, Light Fae, Unseelie Court, Fantasy Action & Adventure, YA Romance, Coming of Age, Urban Contemporary Paranormal Fantasy, Feyland, Otherworld, Hidden, Irish Magic, Fairies, Collections & Anthologies, Bargain Book Bundle
Gain the Magical Powers of More Than 200 Amazing Creatures From pookas and green men to gorgons and gargoyles, this occult encyclopedia reveals everything you need to know about more than two hundred marvelous beasts. Magickal, Mystical Creatures invites you to explore their history, symbolism, appearance, associated traits, and abilities. Best of all, it shows you how their energies and talents empower your magickal workings, rituals, and meditations. Draw upon the knowledge of griffins and water-folk to eliminate barriers blocking your progress. Invoke the energy of the centaur for artistic inspiration. Work with the magickal serpent when you need a financial windfall. This comprehensive bestiary introduces you to a variety of incredible beings just waiting to enhance your life with their legendary wisdom and power. Previously published with ISBN 9781567181494. The Complete Magickal Bestiary Long ago, strange and fabulous beasts filled the tales of storytellers and the myths of many cultures. Over time, humankind abandoned its connection with these powerful helpers. This comprehensive guide describes the history, symbolism, appearance, associated traits, and magickal abilities of over two hundred magickal creatures, and tells how to enlist their aid: Unicorns Centaurs Satyrs and Fauns Griffins Goblins Magickal Serpents Gigantic Birds Gargoyles Gremlins Fabulous Lions The Ruhk Mystical Bulls and Bull-Men Trolls Pixies Dwarfs The Riddling Sphinx Red Cap Hell Hounds Water-Folk Creatures of the Stony Stare The Salamander Human-Birds Fox Spirits Flying Horses Remember the forgotten magick—rediscover the unique abilities and powerful influence of the marvelous beings in Magickal, Mystical Creatures.
In over 1,000 entries, this acclaimed Companion covers all aspects of the Western fairy tale tradition, from medieval to modern, under the guidance of Professor Jack Zipes. It provides an authoritative reference source for this complex and captivating genre, exploring the tales themselves, the writers who wrote and reworked them, and the artists who illustrated them. It also covers numerous related topics such as the fairy tale and film, television, art, opera, ballet, the oral tradition, music, advertising, cartoons, fantasy literature, feminism, and stamps. First published in 2000, 130 new entries have been added to account for recent developments in the field, including J. K. Rowling and Suzanne Collins, and new articles on topics such as cognitive criticism and fairy tales, digital fairy tales, fairy tale blogs and websites, and pornography and fairy tales. The remaining entries have been revised and updated in consultation with expert contributors. This second edition contains beautifully designed feature articles highlighting countries with a strong fairy tale tradition, covering: Britain and Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, North America and Canada, Portugal, Scandinavian countries, Slavic and Baltic countries, and Spain. It also includes an informative and engaging introduction by the editor, which sets the subject in its historical and literary context. A detailed and updated bibliography provides information about background literature and further reading material. In addition, the A to Z entries are accompanied by over 60 beautiful and carefully selected black and white illustrations. Already renowned in its field, the second edition of this unique work is an essential companion for anyone interested in fairy tales in literature, film, and art; and for anyone who values the tradition of storytelling.
For over two decades, Donald Michael Kraig's Modern Magick has been the world's most popular step-by-step guide to working real magick. Tens of thousands of individuals and groups have used this course as their primary instruction manual. Now, greatly revised and expanded, this set of lessons is more complete and relevant to your life than ever. Written with respect for the student, Modern Magick will safely guide you—even if you know little or nothing—through a progressive series of practical exercises and rituals, complemented by the knowledge, history, insights, and theory you need to become a successful ceremonial magician. Firmly rooted in the Western magickal tradition yet designed to be fully compatible with your contemporary practice, this book will help you attain full mastery of all core topics in magick: The inner mysteries of the Kabalah The most powerful rituals of magick How to create and perform your own rituals True meditation Magickal ethics Astral projection Tools of magick Evocation of spirits Pathworking Tantra and sex magick The importance of the Tarot Talismans and amulets Secrets of visualization Alchemy Psychic self-defense Healing rituals Filled with personal stories and helpful illustrations, along with updated and brand-new material, this new edition of Modern Magick features a completely new lesson that reveals the concepts, techniques, and rituals of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Chaos Magick, and Postmodern Magick. Ideal for beginning, intermediate, or advanced students, and perfect as a manual for magickal temples, this is essential reading for every true magician. "Modern Magick is a modern-day classic. It has become the standard textbook of practical magickal knowledge for magicians all over the world. We highly recommend it to beginner and adept alike."—Chic Cicero and Sandra Tabatha Cicero, authors of Experiencing the Kabbalah and Self-Initiation into the Golden Dawn Tradition
The latest addition to the popular Made Easy series, 'Magick Made Easy 'gives aspiring witches everything they need to master the art of magic. Clear, easy-to-follow instructions walk readers through spells and potions incorporating more than 300 every
The Modern Art of Dark Magick At night it's easy to see yourself as you really are: artistic, elegant, romantic, Goth. You're part of something that's beyond all the clichéd answers manufactured by mainstream society. You already know what color black to wear or why despair is a healthy response to the current state of the world. You've got taste in poetry, literature, vampirism, and know it's mundane life that has to change, so that you can howl, brood, rage, and passionately express your inner demons! So why not use a grimoire of unique dark magick to do just that? Brenda Knight, a Goth Witch, knows how to demystify the many misrepresentations surrounding the Goth movement. She also understands how to celebrate its positive, vital spirit. In Goth Magick, she will teach you to: *Cast spells, perform ritual, and animate charms *Create and empower supernatural tools for a Goth altar of high-sheen black and blood red *Truly inhabit Goth temples and other sacred spaces with a knowledge of feng shui, astrology, and tarot *Know Goth mythology and the history of dark magick *Celebrate your individualism while maintaining a connection to the spiritual tribe And much, much more. Welcome to Witchcraft's new dark age.
Cosmic secrets in children's classics. This book tells for the first time how Ice Age peoples accurately predicted solstices and eclipses and how these secrets were hidden in stories and myths. Today, solstices and eclipses can be found in the answers to these questions: Who is Mother Goose?; Why are there seven dwarfs?; Why do witches ride on brooms?; Why does Santa slide down chimneys?; What is the meaning of Cinderella's shoe?; Why does Little Red Riding Hood wear red?; Why do children bob for apples at Halloween? and more.