So we have chosen our favourite fictional witches and their stories but how about those non-fiction witches? Some of these books deal with feminism and inner peace as well as other important topics! There are a lot of books that suit my witchy soul but here are some of our favourites.
Basic Witches: How to Summon Success, Banish Drama, and Raise Hell with Your Coven
by Jaya Saxena and Jess Zimmerman
This book is marketed as a ‘lighthearted and empowering book of spells and lifestyle tips for feisty millennial women.’ And that’s exactly what it is. It’s the cutest little book that you can pick up and read whenever it suits you as different sections may suit you at different times. Everything from make-up tips, to ridding yourself of toxic friendships, to increasing your self-confidence and even the occasional recipes. This book has everything you need to summon success, banish drama and raise hell.
Literary Witches: A Celebration of Magical Women Writers
by Taisia Kitaiskaia
Not only is this book blessed with the most beautiful cover, it also has the most beautiful illustrations so a perfect addition to your shelves! This book draws on the link between witches and visionary writers by showcasing their badassery and creativity over the years. We learn about the witch-like qualities of famous writers such as Virginia Woolf, Toni Morrison, Emily Dickinson and many more. Let’s celebrate the magic of literature.
Craft: How to Be a Modern Witch
by Gabriela Herstik
Putting this list together, I’ve just realised how much we are blessed with beautiful covers, especially in this genre. As for this book, we learn about its author who classes herself as a modern day witch, as well as fashion alchemist and writer. She teaches you everything from how to use crystals, learning about tarot and astrology and how to connect with the natural world.
The Ultimate Guide to Divination
by Liz Dean
This guide shows you techniques used through the ages on everything from crystal casting, runes, palmistry, tarot cards, crystal-ball gazing and even more. The guide is presented in a clear and easy to follow way and is the most practical in this list of recommendations. It is marketed as the essential handbook for the mystic arts and will be very useful for those just beginning the art of divination.
Wicca: A Modern Guide to Witchcraft and Magick
by Harmony Nice
Written by Youtuber and Instagrammer, this book is witchcraft and wicca for the modern world. We learn about Generation ‘Hex,’ a new generation of people who no longer associate witchcraft with the terrible ordeals hundreds of years ago. Harmony offers guidance on aspects of wicca such as using crystals, tarot and wands as well as how to create protection spells for health and protection.
Lots of Love,