New Pagan Reads

Recently released Pagan titles… let us know if you have a book you want to share!

Please note these are not book reviews – content for this post has come from publisher and author websites.

Shamanic Plant Medicine – San Pedro: The Gateway to Wisdom, by Ross Heaven. Named after Saint Peter, the gatekeeper to Heaven, San Pedro is used by the shamans of the Andes in ways similar to ayahuasca and for similar reasons and effects. Its close relative, peyote, is employed by the shamans of Mexico and its modern chemical equivalent, Ecstasy, has become a popular rave culture means to trance and bliss states.

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The Bed, by Laura Perry – When she buys an antique bed, Liz gets more than she bargained for: not just the furniture but also the ghost of its former owner plus the nefarious beings who are out to get him, even in the afterlife. When those beings turn their gaze toward Liz, she has to rely on her own courage – plus the magical tools in an antique trunk – to dig her way out of trouble. Because she certainly can’t rely on her best friend, who thinks she’s going crazy, or her family, who all have problems of their own.

Laura Perry is best known for her work on Minoan Paganism. As a fiction author her work is very much about magical realism.

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Pagan Portals – The Cailleach, by Rachel Patterson. The Cailleach – goddess of the ancestors, wisdom that comes with age, the weather, time, shape-shifting and winter. Within the pages of this book Rachel Patterson gives the reader an introduction to the mysteries, myths, legends and magic of the ancient hag goddess The Cailleach, drawing upon ancient legends, stories told and her own experiences.

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When we Are Vanished, by Nimue Brown. Horrified by computers powering war, finance and government, the techies hid their tracks — then turned off the world. Silicon-based computers stopped working overnight, their silence transforming everything. Then came cellulose tech — unpredictable, with something akin to a mind of its own. Epona, Lin, Col and Loz, researchers in the new technology, stumble upon some alarming results. Does this explain why people have been vanishing? How badly broken is this reality?

When We Are Vanished is a speculative, eerie, funny, counter-culture novel about time travel, paradoxes, and the nature of consciousness. It’s also something of a Druid apocalypse, from an author whose non-fiction titles cover a range of Druid and Pagan subjects.

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