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Here, I'll list texts I have used/own and provide a good understanding of what it is you're looking for. If anyone else has another book or more they'd like to contribute, leave a comment with the title and author, and I'll add it to the list! Books will be listed by category.

Animal Totems
Animal Magick by DJ Conway
Animal Speak by Ted Andrews

Spells and all concerned areas (How to form a circle, etc)
Witchcraft by Ly de Angeles
Inner Temple of Witchcraft by Christopher Penczak
Shamanic Witchcraft by Christopher Penczak

Wiccan Holidays/Traditions
Dancing with the Sun by Yasmine Galenorn


Faeries, Spirits, etc


The roots of Wicca and its beliefs
Italian Witchcraft by Raven Grimassi
The Witches' Craft: The Roots of Witchcraft & Magical Transformation by Raven Grimassi
The Wiccan Mysteries: Ancient Origins & Teachings by Raven Grimassi
Hereditary Witchcraft: Secrets of the Old Religionby Raven Grimassi
Spirit of the Witch: Religion & Spirituality in Contemporary Witchcraftby Raven Grimassi
Witchcraft: A Mystery Tradition by Raven Grimassi
Wiccan Magick: Inner Teachings of the Craft by Raven Grimassi


Fiction books that actually convey Wicca well
The Craft by Cate Tiernan (it's a series)
The Secret Circle by L.J Smith
Walking to Mercury by Starhawk
The Fifth Sacred Thing Starhawk
Tir Alainn Trilogy by Anne Bishop
His Dark Materials byPhillip Pullman


Books for beginners
Wicca & Witchcraft For Dummies by Diane Smith
Wicca: A Guide for the Solitary Practitioner by Scott Cunningham
The Wicca Handbook by Eilleen Holland
To Ride A Silver Broomstick by Silver Ravenwolf
Buckland's Complete Book of Witchcraft by Raymond Buckland
The Real Witch's Handbook by Kate West
Spiral Dance by Starhawk
The Craft: A Witch's Book of Shadows by Dorothy Morrison.
Wiccapedia: A Modern-Day White Witch's Guide by Shawn Robbins & Leanna Greenaway
Confessions of a Teenage Witch by Gwinevere Rain
Moonbeams and Shooting Stars by Gwinevere Rain
Spellcraft for Teens by Gwinevere Rain
Paganism: An Introduction to Earth Centered Religions by Joyce and River Higginbotham
Elements Of Witchcraft by Ellen Dugan
The Temple Series by Christopher Penczak
Book of Shadows by Scott Cunningham



Stone Magic
Cunningham's Encyclopedia of Crystal, Gem, and Metal Magic by Scott Cunningham
The Pocket Book of Stones: Who They Are & What They Teach
By Robert Simmons

Nocturnal Magic
Nocturnal Witchcraft  by Konstantinos
Gothic Grimoire by Konstantinos

Tools of the Trade
Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs by Scott Cunningham

Other :?
Earth Magic: Ancient Shamanic Wisdom for Healing Yourself, Others, and the Planet by Steven D. Farmer
The Goddess is in the Details by Deborah Blake
Witchcraft on a Shoestring Budget by Deborah Blake
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DreamingOrAwake Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for this! I'm writing a book, and information on Wicca is useful for it. I'm Buddhist but I find Wicca very interesting.
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xLolitaScorned Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
How to be a real Witch - Deborah Gray is a good one.
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Queen-In-Wonderland Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks so much for this! I'm a new Wiccan, and this will be a really usefull guidline to start with, so I don't waste my time on sub-par books! Thanks :) These look so interesting. I have to say that everything about learning about Wicca is fascinating and engaging to me.
THANKS!! )0(
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Anuksut Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
No problem at all! :hug: I know how difficult it can be to find the kind of material you're looking for...
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Queen-In-Wonderland Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I know. I didn't really want to wade through a bunch of useless literature, so this is great :) Thanks again!
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cryinginreddesigns Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Hiya! Just have a small correction for you: You've listed To Ride a Silver Broomstick twice and misspelled her name! It's Silver Ravenwolf, not Silver Ravenclaw. Just thought you should know! ^^;
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Anuksut Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Oh! Thank you, I'll change that right away :D
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cryinginreddesigns Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome!
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ruttitutti Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I've got one that's really helped me out, it's probably placed in Books For Beginners, it's Cunningham's Book of Shadows. It gives a basic rundown of what Wicca and traditional witchcraft is, and how to follow the ways of the God and Goddess and whatnot. I've also got Cunningham's Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs, which is basically just an herbal grimoire with a basic summary of tons of plant species and what their magical properties are. And then one last one, Earth Magic: Ancient Shamanic Wisdom for Healing Yourself, Others, and the Planet by Steven D. Farmer. I've yet to thoroughly check the last two out, but they've got some promise.
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Anuksut Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Cunningham is just amazing, period.

Oh, and you're the 69th comment :meow:

Thanks for the books, I'll add them to the list! :D
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debzie Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2012  Student Artisan Crafter
Christopher Penzack is awesome. Met him a couple of years ago. Working through one of his books right now. Shamanic Witchcraft. Also Raven Grimassi is good too. Met him at Pagan Spirit Gathering last summer. Try some Deborah Blake as well. I loved reading The Goddess is in the details. And Witchcraft on a Shoestring Budget.
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Anuksut Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I love Raven Grimassi! :D Thank you for sharing, I'll be sure to add these to the list! :hug:
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mutt2008 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
To Ride A Silver Broomstick by Silver Ravenclaw i though i would say that's wrong it Silver Ravenwolf that did that book i have the book myself.
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Anuksut Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I think they're the same person :D Thank you for sharing! :D
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mutt2008 Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Alright ^_^ and welcome
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Zankruti-Murray Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Christopher Penczak's Temple Series is also an amazing way for beginners to learn from.

Nocturnal Magick:
Raven Digitalis
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Risu-of-Anterra Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2012
Is that Cate Teirnan series also called Sweep? I've read them, it's definitely a good series.
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Anuksut Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Yup, I believe that's what they're called when they were published into large anthologies. I saw it at a book store once. Love that series! :D
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Risu-of-Anterra Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2012
:D My sister loaned them to me, I really enjoyed them. She also gave me the Balefire books by the same author, they were nice, too.
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GothGirly713 Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is excellent! I've been wanting to find some good Wiccan literature for a while, and this list makes it so easy - thanks ;D
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JackHarknessHarter Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2012
Elements Of Witchcraft by Ellen Dugan! <3 My very first Wicca book ;u;
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Anuksut Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Alright, I'll add it to the list! Thank you! :)
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JackHarknessHarter Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2012
Anytime! ^^
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The1stWeaverOfDreams Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2012  Student Writer
check out these books, i found them in a used book store and thats how i converted to wicca!

confessions of a teenage witch by Gwinevere Rain
Moonbeams and shooting stars by Gwinevere Rain
and Spellcraft for teens by Gwinevere Rain

hope these can help you as much as they helped me!

blessed be!
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Anuksut Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you, I will add them to the list :D
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The1stWeaverOfDreams Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2012  Student Writer
glad to help
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MiugiKayo Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Oddly enough, I find that Phillip Pullman's enthralling fiction series, His Dark Materials, has many believes and theories that could be perceived as Wiccan believes, if one's mind is open to reading in such a way.
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Anuksut Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Do you think I should add it to the fiction books list? :D
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MiugiKayo Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
To be honest, yes. ^^" This series changed my life and set me down the path that led to Wicca. I still go back to the series to help me understand theories and ideas and such. By all means, I think that His dark Materials is worthy to be added to so fine a list as this one.
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Anuksut Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I'll gladly add it to the list, thank you for sharing :)
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MiugiKayo Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You're quite welcome~! ^^
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cryinginreddesigns Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You should add more of Raven Grimassi's work! He's written extensively on the roots of witchcraft, as well as its spirituality.

The Witches' Craft: The Roots of Witchcraft & Magical Transformation
The Wiccan Mysteries: Ancient Origins & Teachings
Hereditary Witchcraft: Secrets of the Old Religion
Spirit of the Witch: Religion & Spirituality in Contemporary Witchcraft
Witchcraft: A Mystery Tradition
Wiccan Magick: Inner Teachings of the Craft

Crafting Wiccan Traditions: Creating a Foundation for Your Spiritual Beliefs & Practices
This is the only one I've read so far, though I fully intend to read the others! It's about taking what you already know about your Wiccan faith and using to make your own spiritual path. It seems to me though that it's actually geared towards people wanting to start a coven, but you can still read it to get a solid idea about your beliefs and what you want to do with them.
I know it's a lot of books! :D Just copy and past them!!
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Anuksut Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I totally love Grimassi, definitely want to read more myself! And thank you very much, I will add these to the list :D
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cryinginreddesigns Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
hehe I'm glad! You're welcome :D
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DarkenedSoul333 Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2012
this book did me well when i was first starting out =) it's called Paganism: An Introduction to Earth Centered Religions by Joyce and River Higginbotham
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Anuksut Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you, I'll be sure to add it! :D
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DarkenedSoul333 Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2012
np ^^
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LOLHichigo Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2012  Student General Artist
I have some books for you to add to the list!

Wiccapedia: A Modern-Day White Witch's Guide
By: Shawn Robbins & Leanna Greenaway

The Pocket Book of Stones: Who They Are & What They Teach
By: Robert Simmons

Hope these help! <3
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Anuksut Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you for the contribution! But what category would the second book you mentioned fall under? :?
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LOLHichigo Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2012  Student General Artist
You mean the Wiccapedia one? Books for beginners :D And the Stones one for the stones category.
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Anuksut Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Okay, thanks :meow:
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LOLHichigo Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2012  Student General Artist
You're welcome! XD
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xthecurefan87x Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2011  Hobbyist
very helpful :la: been needing to look for good books this helps alot ^^. saw a section for books down at hastings once. i oughta check to see if some of these r there ^^.
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Anuksut Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Glad to be of service! :D :salute:
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kiriachan22 Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
well this should be helpful ^^
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Anuksut Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
Good luck!
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kiriachan22 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thx!
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cryinginreddesigns Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Great list! I've been practicing for more than 10 years. I was wondering if anyone had some "non-101" books to help me develop more spiritually? I just want something that assumes we know the basics, as a starting point anyway. I'm not really picky and I'm solitaire eclectic, so yeah :D
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Anuksut Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
I honestly don't know....You can post your question as a blog, and get better answers that way.
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GbLink Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
I've been needing a book about totems, I would like to better understand my Stag and everything that surrounds it :-)
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