January 13, 2017

The Secret History of Dreaming

By Robert Moss

Dreaming is essential to the human tale. it really is necessary to our survival and evolution, to artistic endeavors in each box, and, readily, to getting us via our day-by-day lives. we all dream. Now Robert Moss indicates us how desires have formed global occasions and why deepening our wakeful engagement with dreaming is essential for our destiny. He strains the strands of desires via archival documents and recognized writings, weaving notable but precise debts of historic figures who have been stimulated by means of their goals. during this wide-ranging, visionary booklet, Moss creates a brand new method to discover background and recognition, combining the storytelling abilities of a bestselling novelist with the study acumen of a pupil of old background and the non-public adventure of an energetic dreamer.

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January 13, 2017

The Witch's Broom: The Craft, Lore & Magick of Broomsticks (The Witch's Tools Series)

By Deborah Blake

Take a magickal flight into the background, culture, and sleek makes use of of broomsticks. even if sweeping the flooring or supporting with spells, rituals, and crafts, the broom is a extra flexible instrument than you ever imagined.

Join Deborah Blake on a trip during the a while, exploring why broomsticks and witches have continuously been an inseparable pair. get pleasure from broom lore, insights from recognized witchy authors, and directions for getting or making your personal for unique events. From besoms to broomcorn, The Witch’s Broom is the suitable advisor for including a brand new side for your magickal perform. Have a pleasant flight!

“[A] transparent, lucid, and moral consultant to the artwork of the broom.”―Judika Illes, writer of The Encyclopedia of 5000 Spells

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January 13, 2017


By Edward Lee

Born in darkness, they come up. Seductive angels of homicide, insanity, and horrors past imagining. COVEN Bathed in moonlight, they feed their darkest hungers in a pageant of perversion and dying, demented orgies that serve a merciless, unspeakable will... COVEN they're impossible to resist sirens in black, corrupting the residing and elevating the lifeless. Now the silent city of Exham will hand over to their loving include, their haunting good looks, and their starving desire for human flesh. Surrender--and die... COVEN good looks is just dermis deep. extra like a revved-up gross-out ‘70s B-movie, COVEN revels in its final editorial no-no: it’s science-fiction dropped right into a modern horror plot, anything that horror editors appear to by no means purchase. might be this one sold...because it really works. initially entitled the ladies IN BLACK, this "turgid," unique tackle the There’s anything Fucked-Up on the university plot highlights Lee’s gross-out talents early on and demonstrates that pulp horror writers particularly can create clean, well-developed, easy-to-realize characters. Cameos of Lee’s then-favorite beers--during his beer-snob days--appear in abundance, and Lovecraftian symbols abound (it’s enjoyable simply determining them out), yet wait until you meets the gals during this ebook. this is often the single latest novel that Lee desires to sequelize.

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January 13, 2017

An Encyclopaedia of Occultism (Dover Occult)

By Lewis Spence

The most famed compendium of data at the occult and the 1st accomplished paintings of its style, this quantity initially seemed in 1920. Subtitled "A Compendium of knowledge at the Occult Sciences, Occult Personalities, Psychic technology, Magic, Demonology, Spiritism, Mysticism and Metaphysics," it was once compiled through Lewis Spence, the writer of various books on folklore, mythology and occult-related topics. Its 2,500 dictionary-style entries (many of which run to numerous pages) diversity from famous phrases ("abracadabra," "poltergeist," "spells," "vampire") to extra arcane themes, and comprise listings for ancient figures with ties to the occult corresponding to Nostradamus, John Dee, Mary Baker Eddy, and Catherine de Medici. An oft-cited source and a vintage of its style, this variation grants to get pleasure from an quick and lasting popularity.

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January 13, 2017

Mystical Qabalah

By Dion Fortune

Dion Fortune's vintage, the paranormal Qabalah, explores all features of the Qabalah, together with the esoteric sciences of astrology and tarot, which shape the foundation of the Western secret Traditions. It presents a key to the sensible operating of this mystical procedure for either beginner and start up alike.

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January 13, 2017

Runes for Transformation: Using Ancient Symbols to Change Your Life

By Kaedrich Olsen

Runes have lengthy been used as important instruments for transformation. The Norse hired them as instruments for conversation, and the Vikings might use them as knowledge earlier than embarking on a trip or coming into conflict. Runic pupil Kaedrich Olsen reclaims the transformative energy of the runes for readers this day as a key to unlocking our power for private development and our life's imaginative and prescient. Runes for Transformation is not like the other rune booklet out there, with Olsen's distinctive suggestions and purposes for this old alphabet together with affirmations, NLP, visualizations, and meditation, in addition to the old heritage necessary to embarking in this direction. A hugely revered instructor and transpersonal course employee, Kaedrich Olsen posits that the time for this "deeper operating" of the runes has come and this may relief readers in either own and collective evolution. Runes for Transformation is a wealthy source and perfect consultant for readers to take the stairs to alter their lives with a boldly sleek method of the traditional runes and for "change that actually matters."

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January 13, 2017

Modern Sex Magick: Secrets of Erotic Spirituality

By Donald Michael Kraig

Master a number of strong practices that heighten and enlarge magickal strength raised in the course of sexual intercourse, and notice find out how to use the power to rework your magick and your lifestyles. This extraordinary booklet is the 1st to obviously show the secrets and techniques of Western intercourse magick with no hoping on Tantric theory.

Straightforward and available, this illustrated advisor to intercourse magick indicates you ways to take your magickal rituals and sexual talents to striking new levels.

• finds for the 1st time the sexual secrets and techniques of the Kabalah relationship again to the Temple of Solomon in Jerusalem
• encompasses a precis and research of the rarest of Crowley's intercourse magick directions: "IX? trademarks and Mode of Use"
• stocks the robust secrets and techniques of women's little-known erotic parts, together with the AFE region and the U-Spot
• Explores the outer thresholds of intercourse magick: sensory deprivation, bondage, and beyond

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January 13, 2017

The Devouring

By Simon Holt

"When darkish creeps in and eats the light,
Bury your fears on Sorry Night.
For within the winter's blackest hours,
Comes the feasting of the Vours,
No possible see it, the existence they stole,
Your body's right here yet now not your soul..."

THE VOURS: Evil, demonic beings that inhabit human our bodies on Sorry evening, the darkest hours of the wintry weather solstice.

When Reggie reads concerning the Vours in a mysterious outdated magazine, she assumes they're simply the musings of an nameless lunatic. but if her little brother, Henry, starts off to behave surprisingly, it really is transparent that those creatures exist past a madwoman's mind's eye, and Reggie unearths out what occurs while fears come to life.

To store the folks she loves, Reggie needs to learn how to live to tell the tale in an international of nightmares. Can she eat her personal fears sooner than they consume her?

The Devouring is an engrossing story of terror that would have you ever thinking about: what in case your worst fears turned your dwelling nightmare?

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January 13, 2017

Endless Things: A Part of Aegypt

By John Crowley

Praise for the Ægypt sequence:

"With Little, Big, Crowley proven himself as America’s maximum dwelling author of myth. Ægypt confirms that he's certainly one of our most interesting residing writers, period."
—Michael Dirda

"A dizzying adventure, completed with unerring defense of technique."
The long island occasions booklet Review

"A grasp of language, plot, and characterization."
—Harold Bloom

"The additional in you cross, the larger it gets."
—James Hynes

"The writing this is problematic and considerate, allusive and ironic. . . . Ægypt bears many resemblances, incidental and great, to Thomas Pynchon’s significant 1966 novel The Crying of Lot 49."
USA Today

"An unique moralist of an analogous giddy heights occupied by way of Thomas Mann and Robertson Davies."
San Francisco Chronicle

This is the fourth novel—and much-anticipated conclusion—of John Crowley’s dazzling and lauded Ægypt series: a dense, lyrical meditation on heritage, alchemy, and reminiscence. Spanning 3 centuries, and weaving jointly the tales of Renaissance magician John Dee, thinker Giordano Bruno, and present-day itinerant historian and author Pierce Moffitt, the Ægypt series is as richly major as Lawrence Durrell’s Alexandria Quartet or Anthony Powell’s Dance to the song of Time. Crowley, a grasp prose stylist, explores changes actual, magical, alchemical, and private during this epic, especially American novel the place the previous, current, and destiny replicate each one other.

"It is a piece of serious erudition and deep humanity that's as superbly composed as any novel in my experience."
Washington publish ebook World

"An unpredictable, free-flowing, sui generis novel."
Los Angeles Times

"With Endless Things and the of entirety of the Ægypt cycle, Crowley has built one of many most interesting, so much welcoming stories modern fiction has to provide us."
Book Forum

"Crowley’s ordinary type of myth: a unsleeping replacement for the magic during which you don’t fairly think any more."
London evaluation of Books 

"A appealing palimpsest as advanced, mysterious and unreliable as human memory."
Seattle Times

"This yr, whereas hundreds of thousands of Harry Potter fanatics celebrated and mourned the tip in their favourite sequence, a way smaller yet no much less dedicated crew of readers marked one other literary milestone: the e-book of the final ebook in John Crowley’s Ægypt Cycle."
—Matt Ruff

"Crowley’s eloquent and fascinating end to his Ægypt tetralogy unearths pupil Pierce Moffet nonetheless trying to find the legendary Ægypt, another truth of magic and marvels which have been encoded in our personal world’s myths, legends and superstitions. Pierce first intuited the realm’s life from the paintings of cult novelist Fellowes Kraft. utilizing Kraft’s unfinished ultimate novel as his Baedeker, Pierce travels to Europe, the place he spies tantalizing lines of Ægypt’s mysteries within the Gnostic teachings of the Rosicrucians, the mysticism of John Dee, the revolutionary recommendations of heretical priest Giordano Bruno and the “chemical marriage ceremony” of 2 17th-century monarchs in Prague. Like Pierce’s travels, the ultimate vacation spot for this contemporary fable epic is nearly incidental to its telling. With extraordinary dexterity, Crowley (Lord Byron’s Novel) parallels a number of tale traces unfold throughout centuries and unobtrusively deploys ordinary symbols and motifs to exhibit a feeling of natural wholeness. whilst Pierce’s quest ends on a satisfying own observe, this amazing story comes complete circle to enhance its undying issues of transformation, new version and immortality."
Publishers Weekly

Locus Award finalist

John Crowley used to be born within the effectively liminal city of Presque Isle, Maine. His most up-to-date novel is Four Freedoms. He teaches inventive writing at Yale collage. In 1992 he acquired the Award in Literature from the yank Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. He unearths it extra enjoyable that the majority of his paintings remains to be in print.

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January 13, 2017

Strange Histories: The Trial of the Pig, the Walking Dead, and Other Matters of Fact from the Medieval and Renaissance Worlds

By Darren Oldridge

Strange Histories presents a major account of a few of the main remarkable occurrences of ecu and North American background and explains how they made experience to humans residing on the time. 

From grisly anecdotes approximately ghosts, to tales of witches and werewolves, the publication makes use of case reviews from the center a long time and the early glossy interval and offers interesting insights into the world-view of a vanished age. It exhibits how such occurences outfitted in fairly clearly with the "common sense" of the time and offers explanations of those riveting and eventually rational phenomena.

What made average, knowledgeable women and men behave in ways in which appear totally nonsensical to us at the present time? this question and lots of extra are responded within the attention-grabbing book.

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