📖 Spells8 Book Club IX (Jul 23 - Aug 20)

Wishing a warm welcome to all of the forum book-lovers!

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Thank you again to everyone who joined in for last month’s reading session (Reading Session VIII)

For those who haven’t yet shared their thoughts about their book (or anyone who enjoys reading book reviews!) you still have time to do so in :memo: Spells8 Book Club VIII- Reader’s Reviews .

As of today, the ninth book club reading session has now begun !

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Time to read!

  1. Announce your book
    The first post below is an editable wiki post- add your book title and name to the list! (instructions below)

  2. The reading period is open for [[ 4 weeks ]]
    While it is great if you can finish your book during this time, it is okay if you break it into chapters or sections- do as much as you can and know that doing your best is always good enough!

  3. Share your thoughts
    You are very welcome to share any thoughts or tidbits while you read in the comments below or in a new post in the forums. But save the best parts for the final discussion at the end of the reading period!

  4. Final Discussion
    After four weeks, a discussion post will open encouraging all readers to share a review of their book and any personal thoughts they have about it. A mini-review is perfectly fine, and there will be a suggested format for anyone who would like to write a longer review.

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A note about sharing books:

While everyone is free to choose their own book, you may consider reading along with someone else ! It is fun to share thoughts and insights about different books and even more exciting to do in-depth about a book with fellow readers :handshake:

If the book you plan to read is already on the list below, add your name to the list of others reading that book! For books with multiple readers, a separate discussion just for you will open for you to swap thoughts and share insights.

Please keep in mind that everyone will reconvene for the final discussion, regardless of which book you read :books:

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Not sure what to read?

You can find book recommendations in:

And also:

Reading on a budget?

Free online books can be found in:

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If you have any questions about Book Club, be sure to check the Book Club FAQ and/or ask in the comments.

Blessed be and happy reading!

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~~ ~~ ~~ This post is a WIKI POST- it is editable by everyone! ~~ ~~ ~~

Please announce your books here :blush:

Example:
Book Title by Author
(@) your username

Out of respect to others, please only add/edit your own entry

  • Tea-Cup Reading and Fortune-Telling by Tea Leaves by A Highland Seer
    available as a free eBook (with optional donation) through AstrOccult
    @TheTravelWitch

  • The American Indian Secrets of Crystal Healing by Luc Bourgault
    @christina4

  • A Mandala of Cards the Buddha Tarot by Robert M. Place * Maya by Bhakti Purusottam Swami * How to Live with God by Swami Chetanananda
    @anneshakargupta

  • The Wild Wood Tarot Wherein Wisdom Resides by Mark Ryan and John Matthews
    @Amethyst

  • The Little Book of Moon Magic - working with the power of the lunar cycles by Sarah Bartlett
    @IrisW

  • The Doctrine and Ritual of High Magic by Eliphas Lévi
    @Francisco

  • Wicca: A Modern Practitioner’s Guide: Your Guide to Mastering the Craft by Arin Murphy-Hiscock
    @Limeberry

  • Anatomy of a Witch by Laura Tempest Zakroff
    House Witch by Arin Murphy-Hiscock (finishing up)
    @Rowan

  • Auras: Your Personal Guide by Joylina Goodings (In Focus series)
    @Missa

  • Blood in the Bayou by Docteur Sureaux
    @jessika

  • Wicca: A guide for the solitary practitioner by Scott Cunningham
    @WhiteFox

  • Silver’s Spells for Protection by Silver Raven Wolf
    @Garnet

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For anyone who has trouble with adding their entry to the wiki post above, here is a step-by-step guide on how to do so:

How to Edit a Wiki Post (with pictures!)

Written Instructions on How to Edit a Wiki Post

Walkthrough on how to edit a Wiki Post

  1. On the Wiki Post above (the first reply to the original post) look on the bottom right (near where you click to “like” a post).
  2. Click on the word “Edit”. You can now change details in the post.
  3. You can copy and paste another entry- write your book title, author, and username.
  4. Don’t forget to click “save” when you are done!

If you’ve read the instructions but are still having a tough time- no stress at all! For anyone who prefers, I am happy to add you in. Just write your book title and author in a normal post and I will take care of it :blush:

Blessed be! :heart:

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Can I put in the guidebook that came with my new tarot cards? Otherwise, I’m never going to find time to read it. LOL. It’s a full-fledged book, not a little white one. Thanks!

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Absolutely, @Amethyst! :+1: I’ve seen some pretty impressive books come with tarot decks- I know they can be quite a good read! :grin: Enjoy your tarot book :heart:

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Thank you, love! This is a chonk of a book so I’d say it counts. LOL!

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I like all the book entries ideas!

I wasn’t sure which book to choose but a recent conversation with Pedro in the Forum made me think of this book and I have and only read a few pages in the past. “The Doctrine and Ritual of High Magic” by Eliphas Lévi.

Happy reading!

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If it was the discussion about LBRP and Ceremonial Magick in Wicca- that was really interesting! :star_struck: It sounds like your book will have some more insights about High Magick- I hope you enjoy it and find some interesting wisdom there, @Francisco. Happy reading! :open_book: :sparkles:

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Yes that one too! But it was actually this topic: A 360° tradition change - #12 by Francisco I will be embarking on that journey with you @pedros10 ! :+1:

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I see! Wishing you both the best on your journeys into exploring other types of ceremonial magick @Francisco and @Pedros10- may you what you seek in your books! Enjoy :open_book: :sparkles:

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I wanted to share this passage from Anatomy of a Witch, I think it’s beautiful…

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That’s very nice! Looks like it’s going to be a good book!

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Well that’s just the best possible way to start a book titled “Anatomy of Witch”- what a perfect poem! :heart_eyes: Thanks so much for sharing that @Rowan- I honestly love every single line of this one :heart:

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That’s absolutely true and beautifully written!!!

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I just changed my book but is that ok? @TheTravelWitch I’ve found one that will throw you all through a loop!!! I can’t wait to leave the review!!!

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Amethyst - Thats it today is the day, I am going to stay dedicated to my Spells8 Book Club!
Jeannie

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Oh no, I missed this one! With everything going on, it completely slipped my mind!

I will join the next barring anymore life events.

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Absolutely okay, @Christina4 :grin::+1: I’m looking forward to seeing your review- I hope you enjoy the book!

Loving your spirit, @Jeannie1- hope you’re having fun reading! :open_book: :smiling_face_with_three_hearts:

No worries at all, @Siofra- this session ends on Friday, so the next session (starting next Friday, August 27th) is right around the corner! Do you have a book in mind? :books::blush:

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Actually, I do! I have a couple really, it’s just a matter of opening them to read them. :joy:

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I know that feeling. I’ve not opened the book I chose since I posted I’d be reading it…

May go rogue and pick something else last minute :rofl:

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