Favorite literature from my personal library.


Folklore, History and Myth


  • Grimm's Complete Fairy-tales by the Brothers Grimm
  • The Silver Bough: Scottish Folk-Lore and Folk-Belief by F. Marian McNeill
  • Scottish Folk-Tales and Legends by Barbara Ker Wilson and Joan Kiddell-Monroe
  • The Red-Haired Girl from the Bog: The Landscape of Celtic Myth and Spirit by Patricia Monaghan
  • The Encyclopaedia of Celtic Myth and Legend: A Definitive Sourcebook of Magic, Vision, and Lore by John Matthews and Caitlin Matthews
  • The Encyclopedia of Celtic Wisdom by Caitlin Matthews and John Matthews
  • The Mabinogion
  • Rowan Tree and Red Thread: a Scottish Witchcraft Miscellany of Tales, Legends and Ballads; Together with a Description of the Witches' Rites and ceremonies by Thomas Davidson.
  • Roles of the Northern Goddess by Dr Hilda Ellis Davidson
  • Bullfinche's Mythology
  • Visions of the Cailleach by Sorita d'Este
  • Mythology by Edith Hamilton
  • Metamorphoses, Ovid
  • Argonautica, Apollonius
  • Theogony, Hesiod
  • The Golden Bough by Sir James George Frazer
  • Magic and Mysticism: An Introduction to Western Esotericism by Arthur Versluis
  • Modern Witchcraft and Psychoanalysis by Mel D. Faber
  • Haboo: Native American Stories from Puget Sound by Vi Hilbert
  • Roots and Branches: The Religious Heritage of Washington State by David M. Buerge, Junius Rochester
  • Folklore on the American Land by Duncan Emrich
  • Folktales of the Coast Salish by Thelma Adamson
  • Salish Myths and Legends: One People's Stories by M. Terry Thompson, Steven M. Egesdal
  • The Childhood of Fiction: A Study of Folk Tales and Primitive Thought by John Arnott MacCulloch


WitchQueen

  • Hekate: Liminal Rites by Sorita d'Este
  • Temple of Hekate by Tara Sanchez
  • HEKATE Her Sacred Fires by Sorita d'Este
  • HEKATE: Keys to the Crossroads - A collection of personal essays, invocations, rituals, recipes and artwork from modern Witches, Priestesses and ... Goddess of Witchcraft, Magick and Sorcery by Sorita d'Este
  • Hekate Soteira: A Study of Hekate's Roles in the Chaldean Oracles and Related Literature by Sarah Iles Johnston
  • Transformations​ of Circe: The History of an Enchantress by Judith Yarnall
  • Medea by Euripides
  • Religion and Identity in Porphyry of Tyre: The Limits of Hellenism in Late Antiquity: Greek Culture in the Roman World by Aaron P. Johnson

Trad Craft: Neo-traditional

  • Call of the Horned Piper by Nigel Aldcroft Jackson
  • Craft of the Untamed by Nicholaj de Mattos Frisvold
  • The English Book of Magic by Philip Carr-Gomm and Richard Heygate
  • The Horn of Evenwood by Robin Artisson
  • The Witching Way of the Hollow Hill by Robin Artisson
  • The Resurrection of the Meadow by Robin Artisson
  • The Luminous Stone by Michael Howard and Daniel Schulke
  • Hedge Rider: Witches of the Underworld by Eric de Vries
  • Besom, Book and Sword by Christopher Orapello and Tara-love Maguire
  • A Deed Without Name by Lee Morgan
  • Folk Witchcraft by Roger J. Horne
  • Liber Nox by Michael Howard
  • Mastering Witchcraft: A Practical Guide for Witches, Warlocks, and Covens by Paul Huson
  • Masks of Misrule: The Horned God & His Cult in Europe by Nigel Jackson
  • The Witch-Hunt in Early Modern Europe by Brian P. Levack
          Old World Witchcraft:
  • Popular Magic: Cunning-folk in English History by Owen Davies
  • The Visions of Isobel Gowdie: Magic, Shamanism and Witchcraft in Seventeenth-century Scotland by Emma Wilby
  • Cunning Folk and Familiar Spirits: Shamanistic Visionary Traditions in Early Modern British Witchcraft and Magic by Emma Wilby
  • The NightBattles: Witchcraft & Agra​rian Cults in the Sixteenth & Seven​teenth Centuries by Carlo Ginzberg
  • Werewolves, Witches, and Wandering Spirits: Traditional Belief & Folklore​ in Early Modern Europe (Sixteenth Century Essays & Studies,​ V. 62) by Kathryn A. Edwards
  • The Sorceress: Satanism and Witchcraft by Jules Godfrey Michelet
  • Forbidden Rites: A Necromancer's Manual of the Fifteenth Century by Richard Kieckhefer
  • Popular Magic: Cunning-folk in English History by Owen Davies
  • Irish Witchcraft from an Irish Witch by Lora O'Brien
  • Witches and Neighbors: The Social and Cultural Context of European Witchcraft by Robin Briggs
  • Russian Magic: Living Folk Traditions of an Enchanted Landscape by Cherry Gilchrist
  • Curse Tablets and Binding Spells from the Ancient World by John G. Gager
  • Magic, Witchcraft and Ghosts in the Greek and Roman Worlds: A Sourcebook by Daniel Ogden
  • Greek and Roman Necromancy by Daniel Ogden
  • The Greek Magical Papyri in Translation: Including the Demotic Spells: Texts by Hans Dieter Betz


New World Witchcraft /Traditional American Folkloric Witchcraft

  • Witchcraft in the Southwest: Spanish and Indian Supernaturalism on the Rio Grande by Marc Simmons
  • America Bewitched by Owen Davies
  • Witchcraft in Early North America by Alison Games
  • American Witches: A Broomstick Tour Through Four Centuries by Susan Fair
  • Witchcraft Myths in American Culture by Marion Gibson
  • Witches of the Atlantic World: An Historical Reader and Primary Sourcebook by Elaine G. Breslaw
  • Witchcraft and Sorcery of the American Native Peoples by Deward E. Walker
  • The Realness of Witchcraft in America by A Monroe Aurand Jr.
  • Pow Wow: Or The Long Lost Friend by John George Hohman
  • Witchcraft in North Carolina by Tom Peete Cross
  • Infusions of Healing: A Treasury of Mexican-American Herbal Remedies by Joie Davidow
  • Voodoo and Hoodoo: The Craft as Revealed by Traditional Practitioners by James Haskins
  • A War Of Witches: A Journey Into The Underworld Of The Contemporary Aztecs by Timothy Knab
  • Witches, Ghosts, and Signs: Folklore of the Southern Appalachians by PATRICK W. GAINER
  • Sacred Plant Medicine: The Wisdom in Native American Herbalism by Stephen Harrod Buhner
  • Ethnobotany of Western Washington by Erna Gunther
  • Ancient Pathways, Ancestral Knowledge: Ethnobotany and Ecological Wisdom of Indigenous Peoples of Northwestern North America by Nancy Turner
  • Four Seasons of Mojo: An Herbal Guide to Natural Living by Stephanie Rose Bird
  • Working the Roots: Over 400 Years of Traditional African American Healing by Michele Elizabeth Lee
  • Frank C. Brown Collection of North Carolina Folklore by Frank C. Brown
  • Southern Folklore Quarterly
  • History of Effingham County, Illinois edited by William Henry Perrin
  • Witchcraft in Illinois: A Cultural History by Michael Kleen
  • Texas folk medicine: 1,333 Cures, Femedies, Preventives & Health Practices by John Q. Anderson
  • Signs, Cures, & Witchery: German Appalachian Folklore by Gerald Milnes
  • Witchcraft Magic and Spirits on the Border of Pennsylvania and West Virginia by S. P. Bayard
  • Indiana Folklore and Oral History, Volumes 13-15 by Published at Indiana University by the Folklore Institute and the Oral History Research Center, 1980
  • The Silver Bullet, and Other American Witch Stories by Hubert J. Davis
  • Folk Nation: Folklore in the Creation of American Tradition by Simon J. Bronne
  • Journal of American Folklore
  • Knots and Knot Lore by Cyrus L. Day
  • Conjure in African American Society by Jeffrey E. Anderson

Inter Viridis

  • Green Magic by Lesley Gordon
  • Viridarium Umbris by D. A Schulke
  • Thirteen Pathways of Occult Herbalism by Daniel A. Schulke
  • Clavis Journal Volume 4
  • Verdant Gnosis: Cultivating the Green Path by Rosarium, Catamara
  • The Blood of the Earth: An Essay on Magic & Peak Oil by John Michael Greer
  • Paganism: An Introduction to Earth- Centered Religions by River Higginbotham, Joyce Higginbotham
  • The Witches Garden by Harold A. Hansen
  • The Witches Ointment by Thomas Hatsis
  • The Green Mantle by Michael Jordan
  • Wild Flower Folklore by Laura C. Martin
  • Garden Flower Folklore by Laura C. Martin
  • The Folklore of Birds by Laura C. Martin
  • The Meaning of Flowers by Clair Powell
  • The Golden Bough by Sir James George Frazer
  • Green Man by William Anderson and Clive Hicks
  • Medicinal Herbal by Penelope Ody
  • LEECHDOMS, WORTCUNNING, AND STARCRAFT OF EARLY ENGLAND by Thomas Oswald Cockayne
  • Leechcraft: Early English Charms, Plant-Lore and Healing by Stephen Pollington
  • Mastering Herbalism by Paul Huson
  • Witchcraft Medicine by by Claudia Müller-Ebeling, Christian Rätsch and Wolf-Dieter Storl Ph.D.
  • Dark Green Religion: Nature Spirituality and the Planetary Future by Bron Taylor
  • Folklore and Symbolism of Flowers, Plants and Trees by Ernst Lehner
  • Scottish Herbs and Fairy Lore by Ellen Evert Hopman
  • Cunningham's Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs by Scott Cunningham
  • Wildcrafting: Harvesting the wilds for a living : brush-picking, fruit-tramping, worm-grunting, and other nomadic livelihoods by Jack McQuarrie
  • The Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants: Ethnopharmacolo​gy and Its Applications by Christian Rätsch
  • Pharmako trilogy: Poeia, Dynamis, Gnosis by Dale Pendell
  • Plants of the Gods: Their Sacred, Healing, and Hallucinogenic Powers by Hoffman and Schultes
  • Identifying and Harvesting Edible and Medicinal Plants in Wild (and Not So Wild) Places by Steve Brill and Evelyn Dean
  • The Way of the Green Witch by Arin Murphy Hiscock
  • Psychedelic Shamanism: The Cultivation, Preparation, and Shamanic Use of Psychotropic Plants by Jim DeKorne
  • The Forager's Harvest: A Guide to Identifying, Harvesting, and Preparing Edible Wild Plants by Samuel Thayer
  • A Gardener's Latin: The Language of Plants Explained by Richard Bird
  • Plants of Love: Aphrodisiacs in Myth, History, and the Present by Christian Rätsch
  • The Complete Meadmaker : Home Production of Honey Wine From Your First Batch to Award-winning Fruit and Herb Variations by Ken Schramm
  • Sacred and Herbal Healing Beers: The Secrets of Ancient Fermentation by Stephen Harrod Buhner
  • Making Plant Medicine by Richo Cech
  • This Sacred Earth: Religion, Nature, Environment by Roger Gottlieb
  • Spiritual Ecology: The Cry of the Earth by Various
  • Sea Magic: Connecting with the Ocean's Energy by Sandra Kynes
  • Traditional Witchcraft for the Seashore by Melusine Draco
  • Keeping it Living: Traditions of Plant Use and Cultivation on the Northwest Coast of North America by Douglas Deur
  • Healing with Herbs and Rituals: A Mexican Tradition by Eliseo Torres
  • Los Remedios by Michael Moore
  • Ewe Osain: 221 Plants, Herbs and Trees Essential to the Lucumi Tradition by Mr. William J. Irizarry Jr.