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Additional books on the Wiccan religion:

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The following is a continuation from the previous list.

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More introductory books on Wicca:

bullet book cover Shanddaramon, "Self-initiation for the Solitary Witch: Attaining higher spirituality through a five-degree system," New Page Books, (2004). Aside from one picky interview, Amazon.com reviewers gave this book the maximum, 5 star, rating. Review/order this book

bullet book cover Starhawk, "Spiral dance: A rebirth of the ancient religion of the Great Goddess," HarperOne, San Francisco, (2011) This is a revised version, published on the occasion of the original edition's 20th anniversary. It "leans heavily toward the feminist aspects of Wicca..." Review/order this book

bullet book cover Paul Tuitean & Estelle Daniels, "Essential Wicca," Crossing Press (2001). This book "covers all the bases -- core beliefs and practices, basic and group rituals, festivals and gatherings, holy days, and rights of passage." It contains a glossary with over 200 entries. This book comes very highly recommended by Amazon customers, who gave it a perfect "5" rating. Review/order this book

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A series of novels for youths:

bullet book cover Cate Tiernan has written a series of novels for youths from 12 or 13 and older. They form the "Sweep" series: "Book of Shadows, "The Coven, Blood Witch, Dark Magick, Awakening, Spellbound, The Calling, Changeling, Strife, Seeker, Origins, Eclipse, Reckoning, and Full Circle.

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Other Wiccan books:

bullet Book cover Raven Grimassi: "The Wiccan mysteries: Ancient origins and teachings," Llewellyn Publ., (2002). Review/order this book According to Amazon.com: "Raven Grimassi traces the origins of rites and practices peculiar to the craft and uncovers their inner meanings."

bullet book cover Judy Harrow, "Wicca covens: How to start and organize your own," Citadel Press, (1999). Review/order this book This book has been given high ratings by reviewers. However, its title may be confusing. It deals mainly with resolving conflicts within existing covens, not describing how to start a coven from scratch. "Covencraft" (see below) may be a better guide to help form a new coven.

bullet book cover Ellen Hopman & Lawrence Bond, "People of the Earth: The New Pagans speak out," Inner Traditions Intl. Ltd., (1996) Review/order this book. This book contains interviews of dozens of Pagans, from Margot Adler to Oberon Zell. It describes the tremendous diversity within Neopaganism.


book cover Evelyn Heinemann, "Witches: A psychoanalytic exploration of the killing of women," Free Association Books, (2000). Review/order this book This is a book about the burning times. The author argues that Freud and others were seriously mistaken in their understanding of why women in the 16th and 17th century were accused of being witches and were executed. She:

"asserts that the witch phenomenon is an example of the potential for destructiveness by the human imagination and shows the necessity of understanding unconscious processes in social phenomena today." The first chapter is available online. 

bullet book cover Ronald Hutton, "The Triumph of the Moon," Oxford University Press, (2003). Review/order this book This book describes the precursors to Neopaganism in the 19th century which led to modern Wicca in the UK. Thoroughly researched.

bullet book cover Amber K, "Covencraft: Witchcraft for three or more," Llewellyn Publ., (2002). Review/order this book A "...complete guidebook for anyone who desires to practice Witchcraft in a caring, challenging, well-organized spiritual support group..."

bullet book cover Marian Singer, "A Witch's 10 Commandments: Magickal Guidelines for Everyday Life." Provenance Press, (2006). Review/order this book A "Ten tenets witches should live by, such as: thou art God/Goddess; maintain an attitude of gratitude; honor the ancestors, your elders, teachers and leaders;..."

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