The Reading List


Index of Subjects

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General: Wicca

General: Witchcraft

God and Goddess


Handbooks: Witchcraft




Rites of Passage


Wheel of the Year



General Reading
on Wicca



Beth, Rae
 The Wiccan Path: A Guide for the Solitary Practitioner
The Wiccan Way: Magical Spirituality for the Solitary Pagan

Buckland, Raymond
Wicca for One: The Path of Solitary Witchcraft

Crowley, Vivianne
Wicca: The Old Religion in the New Millennium
Wicca: A Comprehensive Guide to the Old Religion in the Modern World

Cuhulain, Kerr
Wiccan Warrior

Gardner, Gerald
Meaning of Witchcraft
Witchcraft Today

Grimassi, Raven
Wiccan Mysteries

Harrow, Judy
Devoted to You: Honoring Deity in Wiccan Practice

McLelland, Lilith
Out of the Shadows: Myths and Truths of Modern Wicca

Penczak, Christopher  
Sons of the Goddess: A Young Man's Guide to Wicca

Reed, Ellen Cannon  
Heart of Wicca: Wise Words from a Crone on the Path

Roderick, Timothy  
Wicca: A Year and a Day

Valiente, Doreen
    ABC of Witchcraft
Witchcraft for Tomorrow
Rebirth of Witchcraft


General Reading on Witchcraft

Beth, Rae
Hedge Witch: Guide to Solitary Witchcraft

Buckland, Raymond
 Buckland's Complete Book of Witchcraft

Cabot, Laurie
Power of the Witch: The Earth, The Moon and the Magical Path to Enlightenment

Cuhulain, Kerr
Witch Hunts: Out of the Broom Closet

Farrar, Janet and Stewart
A Witches' Bible: The Complete Witches Handbook

Green, Marian
A Witch Alone: Thirteen Moons to Master Natural Magic

Guiley, Rosemary Ellen
The Encyclopedia of Witches and Witchcraft

Leek, Sybil
The Art of Witchcraft

Leland, Charles G.
Aradia: Gospel of the Witches

Leland, Charles G. and A. J. Drew
Aradia or the Gospel of the Witches

Leland, Charles G. and Mario Pazzaglini
Aradia: Gospel of the Witches - Expanded Edition

Morrison, Dorothy
The Craft: A Witches Book of Shadows
Everyday Magic

Moura, Ann
Green Witchcraft

O'Brien, Lora
  Irish Witchcraft from an Irish Witch

Weinstein, Marion
Earth Magic: A Book of Shadows for Positive Witches


God and Goddess

Ardinger, Barbara
Finding New Goddesses: Reclaiming Playfullness in Our Spiritual Lives

Campbell, Joseph
The Masks of God Series: Volume 1 Primitive Mythology
The Masks of God Series: Volume 2 Oriental Mythology
The Masks of God Series: Volume 3 Occidential Mythology
The Masks of God Series: Volume 4 Creative Mythology

Facts on File Encyclopedia of World Mythology and Legend

Farrar, Janet
    The Witches' Goddess: The Feminine Principle of Divinity

Farrar, Janet and Stewart
The Witches' God: Lord of the Dance

Graves, Robert
The White Goddess: A Historical Grammar of Poetic Myth

Hogain, Dr. Daithi O
Myth, Legend & Romance: An Encyclopedia of the Irish Folk Tradition

Rankine, David and Sorita D'Este
The Guises of the Morrigan

Reed, Ellen Cannon
Circle of Isis: Ancient Egyptian Magic for Modern Witches

Trobe, Kala
Invoke the Goddess: Visualizations of Hindu, Greek and Egyptian Deities


Handbooks: Introducing Wicca

Beth, Rae
The Wiccan Path: A Guide for the Solitary Practitioner

Cuhulain, Kerr
Wiccan Warrior: Walking a Spiritual Path in a Sometimes Hostile World

Cunningham, Scott
Wicca: A Guide for the Solitary Practitioner
Living Wicca: A Further Guide for the Solitary Practitioner

Farrar, Janet and Gavin Bone
Progressive Witchcraft: Spirituality, Mysteries & Training in Modern Wicca

Holland, Eileen
The Wicca Handbook

Murphy-Hiscock, Arin
Solitary Wicca for Life


Handbooks: Introducing Witchcraft

Beth, Rae
Hedge Witch: A Guide to Solitary Witchcraft

Dubats, Sally
Natural Magick: The Essential Witch's Grimoire

Green, Marian
Wild Witchcraft: A Guide to Natural, Herbal and Earth Magic

Holland, Eileen
Spells for the Solitary Witch

Murphy-Hiscock, Arin
Power Spellcraft for Life

Pennick, Nigel
    Natural Magic

Worth, Valerie
Crones Book of Charms & Spells
Crones Book of Magical Words



Adler, Margot
Drawing Down the Moon

Crowther, Patricia
High Priestess-The Life and Times of Patricia Crowther

Eiser, Riane
The Chalice and the Blade: Our History, Our Future

Harvey, Graham
Contemporary Paganism: Listening People, Speaking Earth

Hesselton, Philip
Wiccan Roots: Gerald Gardner and the Modern Witchcraft Revival

Hutton, Ronald
The Triumph of the Moon: A History of Modern Pagan Witchcraft

Lady Sheba
The Grimoire of Lady Sheba

Martello, Leo L.
Witchcraft: The Old Religion

The Spiral Dance: A Rebirth of the Ancient Religion of the Great Goddess



Amber K
True Magick: A Beginner's Guide

Cunningham, Scott
Earth Power: Techniques of Natural Magic
Earth, Air, Fire and Water: More Techniques of Natural Magic

Greer, John Michael
    Circles of Power : Ritual Magic in the Western Tradition
    Learning Ritual Magic: Fundamental Theory and Practice for the Solitary Apprentice

Kraig, Donald Michael
    Modern Magick : Eleven Lessons in the High Magickal Arts 

Regardie, Israel
The Golden Dawn

Weinstein, Marion
    Positive Magic: Ancient Metaphysical Techniques for Modern Lives



Cabot, Laurie
Celebrate the Earth: A Year of Holidays in the Pagan Tradition

Campanelli, Dan & Pauline
Ancient Ways: Reclaiming Pagan Traditions

Crowley, Vivianne
Phoenix from the Flame: Living as a Pagan in the 21st Century

Farrar, Janet and Stewart
The Pagan Path: The Wiccan Way of Life

Madden, Kristin ed.
Exploring the Pagan Path: Wisdom from the Elders

Pennick, Nigel
The Pagan Book of Days


Rites of Passage

Campanelli, Dan and Pauline
Pagan Rites of Passage

Kaldera, Raven and Tannin Schwartzstein
Handfasting and Wedding Ritual: Inviting Hera's Blessing

Pagan Book of Living and Dying



Barrett, Ruth
Women's Rites, Women's Mysteries: Creating Ritual in the Dianic Wiccan Tradition

Beck, Renee and Sydney Barbara Metrick
The Art of Ritual: Creating and Performing Ceremonies for Growth and Change

Campanelli, Dan and Pauline
Pagan Rites of Passage

Crowley, Vivianne
Celtic Wisdom: Season Festivals and Ritual

Dominguez, Jr., Ivo
Castings: The Creation of Sacred Space

Farrar, Stewart
 What Witches Do

Gass, Robert and Kathleen A. Brehony
Chanting: Discovering Spirit in Sound

Kynes, Sandra
 Year of Ritual


Wheel of the Year

Farrar, Janet and Stewart
Eight Sabbats for Witches

Campanelli, Dan and Pauline
Wheel of the Year: Living the Magical Life

Nichols, Mike
The Witches' Sabbats

O'Gaea, Ashleen
Celebrating the Seasons: Beltane to Mabon: Lore, Rituals, Activities and Symbols
Celebrating the Seasons: Samhain to Ostara: Lore, Rituals, Activities and Symbols