Reading List

Reading List!




Wicca
- Wicca: Guide for the Solitary Practitioner - Scott Cunningham
- Living Wicca - Scott Cunningham
- Buckland’s Complete Guide to Witchcraft - Raymond Buckland
- Witchcraft for Tomorrow - Doreen Valiente
- The Way of Four - Deborah Lipp
- Study of Witchcraft - Deborah Lipp
- The Witches Bible - Janet and Stuart Farrar
- Circle Within - Dianne Sylvan
- The Wiccan Year - Judy Ann Nock
- To Ride a Silver Broomstick - Silver Ravenwolf

General Paganism
- Paganism - Joyce & River Higganbotham
- Inner Temple of Witchcraft - Christopher Penczak
- Outer Temple of Witchcraft - Christopher Penczak
- The Spiral Dance - Starhawk
- Deepening Witchcraft - Grey Cat
- Spirited - Gede Parma
- Land, Sky & Sea - Gede Parma
- Ecstatic Witchcraft - Gede Parma
- Sacred Paths for Modern Men - Dagonet Dewr
- Pagan in the City - Cassandra Eason
- Natural Witchery - Ellen Dugan
- A Witch Alone - Marian Greene
- Scottish Witchcraft - Raymond Buckland
- To Walk a Pagan Path - Alaric Albertsson

Historical/Mythological
- The Golden Bough - James Frazier
- Drawing Down the Moon - Margot Adler
- Masks of God series - Joseph Campbell
- Flight of the Wild Gander - Joseph Campbell
- Triumph of the Moon - Ronald Hutton

Non-Wiccan Witchcraft
- Mastering Witchcraft - Paul Huson
- Book of English Magic - Phillip Carr-Gomm & Richard Heygate
- The Black Arts - Richard Cavendish
- Grimoire for Modern Cunningfolk - Peter Paddon
- Element Encyclopedia of 5000 Spells - Judika Illes
- Way of the Hedge Witch - Arin Murphy-Hiscock
- Evolutionary Witchcraft - T. Thorn Coyle
- Candle and the Crossroads - Orion Foxwood
- A Deed Without a Name: Unearthing the Legacy of Traditional Witchcraft - Lee Morgan

Heathenry & Asatru
- Gods & Myths of Northern Europe - H.R Ellis Davidson
- Prose Edda - Carolyne Larrington
- Poetic Edda - Jesse L. Byock
- Norse Mythology - John Lindow
- Essential Asatru - Diana Paxson
- A Practical Heathen's Guide to Asatru - Patricia M Lafayllve
- Penguin Book of Norse Myth
- Kalevala (Finnish mythological cycle)
- Road to Hel - H.R Ellis Davidson
- Travels Through Middle Earth - Alaric Albertsson

Druidism & Celtic Paths
- Myths and Symbols in Pagan Europe - H. R Ellis Davidson
- Pagan Celtic Britain - Anne Ross
- Brief History of the Druids - Peter Beresford Ellis
- The Druidry Handbook - John Michael Greer
- Fire in the Head - Tom Cowan
- Salmon in the Spring - Jason Kirkey
- Carmina Gadelica - Alexander Carmichael
- Magic of the Celtic Otherworld - Stephen Blamires
- Mysteries of Druidry -  Brendan Cathbad Myers

Egyptian/Kemetic
- Sacred Magic of Ancient Egypt - Rosemary Clark
- Sacred Tradition in Ancient Egypt - Rosemary Clark
- Egyptian Paganism for Beginners - Jocelyn Almond/ Keith Seddon
- Ancient Egyptian Magic - Bob Brier

Shamanism (Core)
- Way of the Shaman - Micheal Harner
- Shamanic Journeying - Sandra Ingerman
- Hollow Bone: A Field Guide to Shamanism - Colleen Deatsman
- Awakening to the Spirit World - Sandra Ingerman
- Shamanism as a Spiritual Practice for Daily Life - Tom Cowan

Buddhism
- The Wisdom of No Escape - Pema Chodron
- When Things Fall Apart - Pema Chodron
- Dharma Punx - Noah Levine
- Buddha's Brain - Rick Hanson
- How to Practice - Dalai Lama
- Zen Buddhism - Sarah Elliott Price




Fiction
- American Gods - Neil Gaiman
- Sweep (series) - Cate Tiernan
- His Dark Materials - Philip Pullman
- Bell, Book and Candle: The Bast Mysteries - Rosemary Edghill


The following books are out of print - we highly recommend reading them if you come across them (the non-fiction can be included in your reading)!
- Witch: A Magical Journey - Fiona Horne
- Wicca for Men - A.J Drew
- Circle of Three - Isobel Bird
- Way of the Green Witch - Arin Murphy-Hiscock
- Treading the Mill - Nigel G. Pearson

The IDGAF (I Don’t Give a Fuck) tradition was an eclectic, accessible, initiatory tradition of modern witchcraft. The name IDGAF (pronounced Id-gaf) is a tongue-in-cheek commentary on the inaccessibility and rigid structure of many modern witchcraft paths.