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Re: What are you reading at the moment?

Postby Serpentia » 22 Jul 2014, 17:01

Currently and finally, EVERYTHING ever written by Emma Restall-Orr. I fell in love with her book "Kissing the Hag" a few years back, and then one Christmas (yeah, well...) used gift money to buy all of the rest. They'd been sitting there for a while but now as I'm returning to the Ovate course, I find them extremely valuable.

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Re: What are you reading at the moment?

Postby samurai » 23 Jul 2014, 14:04

Just finished reading "Trials of Arthur" by Arthur Pendragon and Christopher James Stone. Enjoyable read. Now I'm reading "The Way of The Fight" by Georges St. Pierre, a very different type of book.

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Postby Judanne » 21 Aug 2014, 09:49

The Horse Goddess by Morgan LLywelyn. I bought it because I have found little information about Epona. It took me a while to get into it, but the fictional clash between 2 disparate and ancient imaginative societies is well drawn. This is the first book I have read by this author and I'm certainly going to dip into another.
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Re: What are you reading at the moment?

Postby D'Arzhur » 08 Nov 2014, 13:49


The Journey into Spirit, A Pagan's Perspective on Death, Dying & Bereavement from Kristoffer Hughes

I love the book so much that I translated into French the great review from Maria Ede-Weaving posted on Philip's website.
I would have liked to translate some of the content of the book but it is too complicated with world rights :(
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Re: What are you reading at the moment?

Postby Aphritha » 11 Nov 2014, 16:27

The 12th Planet by Zecharia Sitchin. Brother-in-law recommended. Not far enough into it to have an opinion yet.


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Re: What are you reading at the moment?

Postby MountainGnome » 15 Nov 2014, 06:58

I thought The 12th Planet was a pretty interesting book.


I'm currently reading (and taking notes from)...

- General horticulture textbook
- Blueberry Crop Production / Horticulture Science textbook
- Le Livre du Mystérieux (a book of ancient historical mysteries and lost cultures)


There are lots of horticulture books online and if anyone's interested I have a decent collection I'm willing to share.

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Re: What are you reading at the moment?

Postby Aphritha » 18 Nov 2014, 16:44

I thought The 12th Planet was a pretty interesting book.

I'm enjoying it so far. :D I'm about 1/3 of the way through, and I'm loving the mythological ties.


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Re: What are you reading at the moment?

Postby SlowRunner » 26 Mar 2015, 21:41

Saratoga, Turning Point of America's Revolutionary War
By RIchard M. Ketchum

Pretty good so far :gulp:

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Re: What are you reading at the moment?

Postby treegod » 31 Aug 2015, 10:43

Ronald Hutton's Blood and Mistletoe

John Michael Greer's The Celtic Golden Dawn

A real difference of perspective, it's like comparing what AMORC calls "chronological history" and "traditional (esoteric) history".

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Re: What are you reading at the moment?

Postby LoonyLuna » 31 Aug 2015, 10:57

From the Cauldron Born by Kristoffer Hughes, as it was highly recommended by a friend. :)
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Postby Acacia » 31 Aug 2015, 16:32

I'm also currently reading From The Cauldron Born by Kristoffer Hughes. It's excellent! :read: :tea:
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Re: What are you reading at the moment?

Postby Fire oak » 31 Aug 2015, 17:00

The last ever Discworld Novel by Terry Pratchett :( The Shepherd's Crown
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Re: What are you reading at the moment?

Postby Aphritha » 31 Aug 2015, 18:59

The Goodly Spellbook:Olde Spells for Modern Problems by Lady Passion and Diuvei...
Probably the most extensive book I've seen on modern spellcasting so far. Its great!


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Re: What are you reading at the moment?

Postby Geordon » 01 Sep 2015, 06:09

These types of threads are always interesting, seeing where different people are getting ideas from, so I'll share some of mine:

I just finished "Case Study Research: Design and Methods" by Robert K. Yin for my Case Study Analysis class (graduate school for emergency management and homeland security)

Niue Brown's "Spirituality Without Structure" and "When a Pagan Prays" were both fascinating reads, particularly the last one. It is a rather intimate story telling of her spiritual and personal evolution over the course of writing the book.

I also just finished the Bardic Grade last week, after 10 years' time in total. Working my way through Gwers 48 is definitely the most challenging part of the course.

I'm almost done with "Where the Hawthorne Grows: An American Druid's Reflections" by Morgan Daimler and Contemplative Druidry: People Practice and Potential" bu James Nichol, and I'm making my way through PCG's "The Rebirth of Druidry" that I picked up for one penny over the cost of shipping (less than a fancy Starbuck's beverage)

For fun, I've just finished "Alive" by Scott Sigler and am on again/off again with his "Pandemic" (part 3 of the Infected trilogy). Another very interesting book that I've read lately is "The Art of Asking: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help" by Amanda Palmer.

Up next, I have "The Role of Transportation in the Supply Chain" for a class entitled "National Transportation Management," probably "Druid's Primer" by Luke Eastwood, and, for fun, either "Dragons on the Sea of Night" by Eric Van Lustbader and/or "Fractured Innocence" by Julia crane and/or "Spaniard Fringe Broadcast 8: Renegades" by Randolph Lalonde.

I'd say that 70% of slush library is ebooks, most of that horror, sci-fi, or fantasy. I have a physical "to read next" stack on my desk that is over a foot (~ 30 cm) high.

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Re: What are you reading at the moment?

Postby shirley mclaren » 12 Sep 2015, 08:02

The Awen Alone: walking the path of the solitary druid - by Joanna van der Hoeven
ALL THAT WE ARE IS THE RESULT OF WHAT WE HAVE THOUGHT

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Re: What are you reading at the moment?

Postby Northwind » 10 Dec 2015, 09:42

Gods in Everyman, by Jean Shinoda Bolen
~ I am more than the visions of all men and my own vision,
and my true region is the summer stars

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Postby Armitage » 10 Dec 2015, 19:56

Halfway through "Blood & Mistletoe" by Ronald Hutton, and just finished "Zen Guitar" by Philip Toshio Sudo. Both superb; and for anyone learning, or wanting to learn, a musical instrument, "Zen Guitar" is essential reading.

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Re: What are you reading at the moment?

Postby winterfire » 10 Dec 2015, 22:08

Gwers & Chic Lit. It's all about balance! :D

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Re: What are you reading at the moment?

Postby MountainGnome » 10 Dec 2015, 22:31

The first volume of Fomenko's New Chronology history books. :grin:

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Re: What are you reading at the moment?

Postby Zylah » 12 Dec 2015, 03:17

'Beyond the Mask: When American Women Marry Japanese Men'

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