In lieu of the obligatory holiday gift guide, this year I am just going to give you all a list of every book I worked on that was released in 2012. Since I am already working on 2014 books, this certainly feels like a trip down memory lane for me! So I have also added a couple pictures of authors and fun stuff, too. You’ll notice that I’m not calling this the list of “best 2012 books” or anything like that because, when it comes to my authors and their books, I just can’t pick favorites! It would be like asking a mother to pick her favorite kid.
If you’re looking for a cool gift idea for someone in your life, scan through this list and perhaps one of these will be the perfect
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Ellen Evert Hopman, author of Priestess of the Forest, The Druid Isle, and the forthcoming Priestess of the Fire Temple.
As a Celtic Reconstructionist Druid I am always interested in the practices of the ancient Celts. I read about them, write about them and then put them into practice, as best I can. It’s my own small effort to keep the traditions alive and to pass them along for future generations.
The Festival of Imbolc is the next great Fire Festival in the cycle of the Celtic year. It is essentially a milk festival in honor of the lactation of the ewes who under natural conditions don’t give milk until just before they give birth.
The Magical Buffet is one of our favorite magical blogs – besides merely reviewing books, blogger Rebecca Elson also does in-depth author interviews, profiles on musicians, and articles dealing with “religion, the paranormal, First Amendment issues, popular culture, magical practices, and whatever else is on Rebecca’s mind at any given moment.” (Not to mention that she’s a sweet gal.)
The reason I bring up The Magical Buffet is because Rebecca took some serious initiative and put together a great line-up of magical and paranormal authors for a one-of-a-kind bookstore event at the Barnes and Noble in Saratoga Springs, New York on September 11. It’s even called “A Magical