The Essential Golden Dawn: An Introduction to High Magic

By Chic Cicero, Sandra Tabatha Cicero

The Golden sunrise is without doubt one of the such a lot influential and revered structures of magic on this planet. Over a century previous, the lessons of this once-secret society are thought of the capstone of the Western Esoteric culture. but some of the to be had books at the topic are too advanced or overwhelming for readers simply commencing to discover replacement religious paths.

The crucial Golden Dawn is if you happen to easily are looking to discover what the Golden sunrise is and what it has to supply. Written by means of famous specialists at the subject, this creation to excessive Magic is either common and succinct. It explores the origins of Hermeticism and the Western Esoteric culture, in addition to the wealthy background of the Golden sunrise and its founders. This consultant explains the "laws" of magic and magical philosophy, describes various parts of magical wisdom Golden sunrise magician can count on to profit, and provides easy rituals for the beginner.

If you've been considering the Golden sunrise, yet intimidated via its scope, this concise advisor will make clear this strong procedure of functional magic and non secular growth.

COVR Award second Runner-Up

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The Shepherd of Weeds (The Poisons of Caux, Book 3)

By Susannah Appelbaum

Again within the country of Caux after her trip to its sisterland, Ivy wakes up in a depressing orphanage along her buddy Rue. followed by means of a wierd girl named Lumpen—who seems to be suspiciously like a scarecrow—the ladies make their as far back as Templar to plot an enormous conflict opposed to the Tasters Guild, the place Vidal Verjouce is making ink out of the lethal Scourge Bracken weed. Rocamadour grows darker and extra harmful with each drop.

With a military of scarecrows, a legion of birds, and her associates and uncle by way of her part, it's as much as Ivy—the real "Shepherd of Weeds"—to salary struggle opposed to the Guild, defeat her personal father, and fix order to the plant global. Susannah Appelbaum's mind's eye soars during this lovely and totally fulfilling ultimate quantity of the Poisons of Caux trilogy.

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Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast

By Robin McKinley

A unusual imprisonment

Beauty hasn't ever loved her nickname. She is skinny and awkward; it's her sisters who're the gorgeous ones. yet what she lacks in appears to be like, she will might be make up for in courage.

When her father comes domestic with the story of an enchanted fortress within the wooded area and the poor promise he needed to make to the Beast who lives there, attractiveness understands she needs to visit the citadel, a prisoner of her personal loose will. Her father protests that he'll no longer enable her cross, yet she solutions, "Cannot a Beast be tamed?"

Robin McKinley's cherished telling illuminates the weird love tale of a impossible couple: Beauty and the Beast.

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Harry Potter e a Pedra Filosofal (Harry Potter, Book 1)

By J. K. Rowling

Legit Brazilian Portuguese model from Pottermore.

Note: within the unique ebooks from Pottermore, there's a preview of the 1st bankruptcy of the next e-book (ie on the finish of the Philosopher's Stone, they contain the 1st bankruptcy of the Chamber of Secrets), yet this is often lacking from this add. not likely a major deal though.

Harry Potter é um garoto cujos pais, feiticeiros, foram assassinados por um poderosíssimo bruxo quando ele ainda period um bebê. Ele foi levado, então, para a casa dos tios que nada tinham a ver com o sobrenatural. Pelo contrário. Até os 10 anos, Harry foi uma espécie de gata borralheira: maltratado pelos tios, herdava roupas velhas do primo gorducho, tinha óculos remendados e period tratado como um estorvo.

No dia de seu aniversário de eleven anos, entretanto, ele parece deslizar por um buraco sem fundo, como o de Alice no país das maravilhas, que o conduz a um mundo mágico. Descobre sua verdadeira história e seu destino: ser um aprendiz de feiticeiro até o dia em que terá que enfrentar a pior força do mal, o homem que assassinou seus pais. O menino de olhos verdes, magricela e desengonçado, tão habituado à rejeição, descobre, também, que é um herói no universo dos magos. Potter fica sabendo que é a única pessoa a ter sobrevivido a um ataque do tal bruxo do mal e essa é a causa da marca em forma de raio que ele carrega na testa. Ele não é um garoto qualquer, ele sequer é um feiticeiro qualquer; ele é Harry Potter, símbolo de poder, resistência e um líder average entre os sobrenaturais. A fábula, recheada de fantasmas, paredes que falam, caldeirões, sapos, unicórnios, dragões e gigantes, não é, entretanto, apenas um passatempo.

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Dragonspell: The Southern Sea (Deverry)

By Katharine Kerr

Book 4 of the prestigious Deverry sequence, an epic fable rooted in Celtic mythology that intricately interweaves human and elven background over a number of hundred years.

Book 4 of the prestigious Deverry sequence, an epic delusion rooted in Celtic mythology that intricately interweaves human and elven historical past over numerous hundred years.

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Esoteric Medicine and Practical Magic

By Samael Aun Weor

In precedent days, purely the wisest have been relied on with clinical wisdom, for it bears strength over lifestyles and demise. The treatments and techniques of these seers can have been deserted through glossy civilization, yet they've been preserved, and preserve their energy. all through all of our so much sacred traditions, it's recognized that Nature is the resource for all actual medication. the lessons of Paracelsus, Galen, Tibetan tantras, and others all agree appropriately ready person can use Nature to healing any disease. Samael Aun Weor, founding father of the foreign Gnostic circulation and writer of greater than sixty books, lived for a few years in shut touch with the mysterious natives of the Sierra Nevada of South the USA. He and his spouse Litelantes compiled and tested the information that they had been given through the monks and medical professionals of that quarter, leading to this e-book Esoteric medication and useful Magic. This useful guide offers countless numbers of strategies and practices to rouse awareness, practice therapeutic for oneself and others, and go back to the center scientific wisdom of the a while. This paintings positive aspects remedies for an important number of health problems and prerequisites, similar to melanoma, bronchial asthma, the typical chilly, and leprosy.

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The Witches of Fife: Witch-Hunting in a Scottish Shire, 1560-1710

Alongside the coast of Fife, in villages like Culross and Pittenweem, background files that a few girls have been completed as witches. however, the truth of what occurred the evening that Janet Cornfoot used to be lynched at Pittenweem is tough to understand as one sits via the harbour observing the fishing boats sell off their trap and the excitement boats emerging with the tide. How may possibly humans do that to an previous girl? Why used to be no-one ever delivered to justice? And why could an individual guard this sort of lynching? the duty of the historian is to attempt to make occasions some time past come alive and appear much less unusual. the main points of the witch-hunt are interesting. a few of the anecdotes are unusual. the trendy reader unearths it tough to visualize affliction being blamed at the malevolence of a beggar lady denied charity, or the commercial failure of a sea voyage being attributed to the village hag, now not undesirable climate. Witch-hunting used to be relating to rules, values, attitudes and political occasions. It used to be a classy approach, related to spiritual and civil gurus, village tensions and the fears of the elite. The witch-hunt in Scotland additionally came about at a time whilst one of many major agendas was once the production of a righteous or godly society. for this reason, non secular specialists had keep watch over over features of people's lives which appear as unusual to us this present day as ideals approximately magic or witchcraft. It used to be now not unintentional that the witch-hunt in Scotland, and in particular in Fife, must have occurred at the moment. This publication tells the tale of what happened over a interval of a century and a part, and provides a few clarification as to why it happened.

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Peter and the Secret of Rundoon (Peter and the Starcatchers)

By Ridley Pearson, Dave Barry

In this action-packed 3rd installment within the Starcatchers sequence, Peter and Molly locate themselves within the risky land of Rundoon, governed via an evil king who enjoys looking at his puppy snake devour those that displease him. yet that is just the start of difficulties dealing with our heroes, who once more locate themselves pitted opposed to the evil shadow-creature Lord Ombra in a fight to save lots of themselves, let alone the planet. it is a wild desolate tract event, with rockets, carpets, and camels all flying throughout the air, zooming towards an unforgettable climax...

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