Witchy Fall Reads

Embrace autumn reading and try one one of these “witchy” reads perfect for fall! Note: Descriptions are taken from the publisher.  In Defense of Witches by Mona Chollet  Mona Chollet’s In Defense of Witches is a “brilliant, well-documented” celebration (Le Monde) by an acclaimed French feminist of the witch as a symbol of female rebellion and independence in the face of misogyny and persecution.  Witch-crafting Handbook: Magical Projects and Recipes For You and Your Home by Helena Garcia  Wicked Baker, Helena Garcia, is back with a new book to help you witch-craft your way to a more magical life, with creative projects for you and your home. Witches Brew: Magickal Cocktails to Raise the Spirits by Shawn Engel  In this enchanting compendium of 40 drink recipes, mystical maven Shawn Engel shares her thoughts on what to imbibe for power, energy, and amusement. Written in tandem with the award-winning cocktail writer and developer Steven Nichols, this collection presents a broad range of drinks for every purpose.  Wild Witchcraft: Folk Herbalism, Garden Magic, and Foraging for Spells, Rituals, and Remedies by Rebecca Beyer  Learn how to cultivate your own magical garden, harness the power of herbalism, and better connect with nature through practical and sustainable tips from an experienced Appalachian witch forager. The Path of the Witch by Lidia Pradas  The Path of the Witch is a magickal beginner’s guide to the different paths, practices, and styles of witchcraft. Readers learn the most popular witchcraft paths, including Green Witchcraft, Hedge Witchcraft, and others, in a way that is easy to comprehend and compare.  The Oxford Illustrated history of Witchcraft and Magic edited by Owen Davies  This richly illustrated history provides a readable and fresh approach to the extensive and complex story of witchcraft and magic.  -Jessica Head of Adult Services & Acquisitions