(Readers: this is Part Three of a 3-part article. Click on these links for Part One and Part Two.)
This brings us up to books that have just released this month or the last couple months. Hot off the presses. Go find them in your local bookstores!
Faery Craft – the ultimate gift for anyone who loves faery art, faery fiction, and of course, faery reality. This book offers everything from a wealth of tips to communicating with faeries to a full treatment of the faery-loving lifestyle, including festivals, magazines, and more. There are great interviews with writers like Charles de Lint, artists like Brian and Wendy Froud, musicians like S.J. Tucker, and the book is crammed
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Thuri Calafia, author of Dedicant and the new Initiate.
I remember the first time I tried Sacred Dreaming. I had just finished Scott Cunningham’s wonderful Dreaming the Divine, and I found it both sad and intriguing that nearly every world culture once had, at some point in time, dream temples that were fully staffed with skilled interpreters to guide and advise the dreamers who visited there, but that the only culture in the world that still had such temples was/is Japan. Being solitary and not Japanese, I set about following his sage advice regarding Sacred Dreaming in my own bedroom; I set up my dream altar and asked a beloved deity for
Today we sadly mark the passing of Patricia Monaghan, author of several books, including the recent reissue of Magical Gardens. We are grateful to her life lived and her words that will continue live on through her many books. One of the leaders of the contemporary earth spirituality movement, Patricia Monaghan spent more than 20 years researching and writing about alternative visions of the earth. Throughout her career, Patricia's work dealt with issues of spirituality, especially women's spirituality. She was an avid gardener with a large organic garden, orchard, and vineyard that she tended with her husband, Dr. Michael McDermott.
Some of our staff here at Llewellyn worked closely
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Emily Carding, author Faery Craft.
I am not long back from the most wonderful trip, leaving my beloved Cornwall behind for a short few weeks to explore Alaska and the Pacific Northwest. My family and I witnessed stunning primal landscapes; saw bears, orcas, and bald eagles in the wild for the first time; and admired the beautiful carvings of the First Nation tribes. We took a walk through a rainforest, flew over a majestic glacier in a sea-plane, and marveled at the incredible beauty of what seemed an almost unspoilt landscape. Forests stretched on as far as the eye could see, and the peaks of snow-topped mountains disappeared into