Wishing a warm welcome to all of the forum book-lovers!
Thank you again to everyone who joined in for last month’s reading session (Reading Session XIII)
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 Spells8 Book Club XIII- Reader’s Reviews .
As of today, the fourteenth book club reading session has now begun !
Time to read!
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Announce your book
The first post below is an editable wiki post- add your book title and name to the list! (instructions below)
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!
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!
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.
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
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
Not sure what to read?
You can find book recommendations in:
Reading on a budget?
Free online books can be found in:
Gif from Best Witchy Books for the Beginner Witch
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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Please announce your books here
Book Title by Author
(@) your username
Out of respect to others, please only add/edit your own entry
Tarot: Connect with Yourself, Develop Your intuition, Live Mindfully by Tina Gong
Celtic Lore & Spellcraft of the Dark Goddess by: Stephanie Woodfield
Empty Cauldrons by Terence P. Ward
Witch Life: A Practical Guide to Making Every Day Magical by Emma Kathryn
A Little Bit of Palmistry by Cassandra Eason @Rowan
Witchery: Embrace The Witch Within by Juliet Diaz @Rowan
Introduction to The Akashic Records: How to understand the Akashic Records, Hear the story of your soul & connect with Devine Knowing by Cheryl Marlene
Following The Sun: A Practical Guide to Egyptian Religion by Sharon LaBorde
Circle of the Sun: Rites and Celebrations for Egyptian Pagans and Kemetics by Sharon LaBorde
Celebrating the Egyptian Gods by Sharon LaBorde
Cunningham’s Magical Sampler by Scott Cunningham @christine13
The Empaths Toolkit: A Guide to Recovery for the Overwhelmed Empath by: Anna Sayce @Siofra_Strega
Herbal Magick: A Guide to Hebal Enchantments, Folklore & Divination by Gerina Dunwich
A Field Guide to Demons, Vampires, Fallen Angels, and Other Subversive Spirits By: Carol K. Mack, Dinah Mack*
Awakened Empath by: Luna & Sol @Siofra_Strega
Paganism In Depth by:John Beckett@Christine13
Trance-Portation By: Diana Paxson*
A little bit of runes : an introduction to Norse divination
By Cassandra Eason
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!)
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
I got this book at fivebelow, read through the intro (and absolutely loved it!) but didn’t get much further than that- life has been busy
I’m hoping to make my way through the whole book over the next few weeks for this session of Book Club. I’ve loved what I’ve seen so far, and Gong has some very creative ways to put the tarot to use! I hope it continues to be a good read
14 posts were merged into an existing topic: Spells8 Book Club XIV- Readers’ Reviews!
Friendly reminder time!
The current reading period will end in one week
A Reader’s Review post will appear in the forums in one week for everyone to share their thoughts and see what other coven members were reading.
I hope everyone is enjoying their reading so far! I’m looking forward to reading everyone’s thoughts and learning about new books next week
Happy reading and blessed be
Today marks the end of this reading period!
A discussion will soon open up in the forum for everyone to share their thoughts and swap book reviews
Please keep an eye on the forums for the soon-to-appear post!
The few wonderful reviews already posted here have since been re-homed in the Readers’ Reviews post to make them easier to find!
Gif from Tenor
Didn’t finish your book or just got started ? No worries!
Feel free to share your thoughts so far and chime in on the reviews that your fellow coven members have shared. You may find a recommendation for a new book!
After a one-week review period, the next reading session will begin: Next Friday, February 18th . Feel free to continue reading your current book into the next session or start a brand new book at that time!
Happy reading and reviewing!
This reading session has closed- thanks for joining in! If you have a book review to share, please do so in the open Reader’s Review post. Any other non-review posts can be shared in the current Book Club reading session or the Book Club FAQ.