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Thursday, August 10, 2017

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Fasti Antiates Maiores — Miniature black and white image of a 1 m high by 2.5 m wide fragmentary fresco of a pre-Julian Roman calendar (black and red letters on a white background) found in the ruins of Nero's villa at Antium (Anzio). The lengths of January to December are 29, 28, 31, 29, 31, 29, 31, 29, 29, 31, 29, 29 days each in years without the leap month.






LLEWELLYN'S 2018 SABBATS ALMANAC:
Samhain 2017 to Mabon 2018 Calendar – July 8, 2017
by Kristoffer Hughes, Blake Octavian Blair , Melanie Marquis , Deborah Castellano , Stacy M Porter, Susan Pesznecker , Suzanne Ress, Michael Furie , Linda Raedisch , Natalie Zaman (), Laurel Reufner , Charlie Rainbow Wolf , and Corrine Kenner.
Calendar: 312 pages
Publisher: Llewellyn Publications (July 8, 2017)
List Price: $12.99

FROM THE PUBLISHER:
Discover new perspectives on the energy of the seasons and the magical power of the cycles of the earth. Llewellyn’s Sabbats Almanac features more than fifty articles exploring a blend of contemporary ideas and old-world wisdom, sharing tips, techniques, and insights to help you achieve your magical goals and connect more deeply to the divine.

Contributors include Melanie Marquis, Michael Furie, Corrine Kenner, Charlie Rainbow Wolf, Natalie Zaman, Suzanne Ress, Kristoffer Hughes, Blake Octavian Blair, Linda Raedisch, Deborah Castellano, Susan Pesznecker, and more.

Includes more than fifty articles written for newcomers and experienced Witches:

  • Creative, low-cost arts and crafts projects
  • Best plants for Sabbats rituals
  • Simple recipes for delicious appetizers, entrees, beverages, and desserts
  • Astrological influences with full and new moon rituals
  • Extended rituals for groups and individuals
  • Journal pages for keeping track of your festival plans and memories
  • Fascinating Pagan folklore and customs





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LLEWELLYN'S 2018 WITCHES' CALENDAR CALENDAR:
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by Linda Raedisch , Blake Octavian Blair , James Kambos , Barbara Ardinger , Monica Crosson , Suzanne Ress , Susan Pesznecker , Ellen Dugan , Natalie Zaman , Ember Grant , Charlie Rainbow Wolf and Thuri Calafia.
Calendar: 28 pages
Publisher: Llewellyn Publications; Wall edition (July 8, 2017)
List Price: $14.99

FROM THE PUBLISHER:
Celebrate the energy of the elements. Bring power into your hands that’s previously been just out of reach. Discover potent windows for magic and the secrets to manifesting your will in the world.

Llewellyn’s Witches’ Calendar, now in its 21st year, features Moon signs and phases; planetary motion (including retrogrades); daily color correspondences; solar and lunar eclipses; days for fishing and planting; and even lunar gardening tips. With original scratchboard art by Kathleen Edwards and unforgettable spells, essays, and rituals by popular authors, this calendar is a bountiful resource to help you connect to the spirit of magic.

January: The Birds’ Wedding by Linda Raedisch

February: Hearth Blessing by Blake Octavian Blair

March: The Tides of March by James Kambos

April: Cultivating Viriditas by Barbara Ardinger

May: Dandelion Renewal Spell by Monica Crosson

June: Twilight Transformation by Suzanne Ress

July: Deep Summer Energy by Susan Pesznecker

August: The Wort Moon by Ellen Dugan

September: Fairy Rings by Natalie Zaman

October: Samhain Mythology by Ember Grant

November: Feeding the Fire by Charlie Rainbow Wolf

December: Yule Renewal and Rebirth by Thuri Calafia





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LLEWELLYN'S 2018 WITCHES' DATEBOOK CALENDAR
by Susan Pesznecker , Najah Lightfoot , Michael Furie , Lupa , Deborah Castellano , James Kambos , Tiffany Lazic , JD Hortwort , Doreen Shababy and Elizabeth Barrette.
Calendar: 168 pages
Publisher: Llewellyn Publications; Egmt Spi edition (July 8, 2017)
List Price: $12.99

FROM THE PUBLISHER:
Stay organized and find new ways to live your craft all year long with Llewellyn’s 2018 Witches’ Datebook. Featuring beautiful illustrations from award-winning artist Kathleen Edwards, a variety of ways to celebrate the Wheel of the Year, and powerful wisdom from practicing witches, this indispensable, on-the-go tool will make your days more magical.

  • The Daily Magician by Susan Pesznecker
  • Sprucing Up Your Ritual Space by Najah Lightfoot
  • Order, Chaos, or In Between by Michael Furie
  • Appreciating the Sacred in All Seasons by Lupa
  • Making and Dressing Candles by Deborah Castellano



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LLEWELLYN'S 2018 ASTROLOGICAL CALENDAR:
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85th Edition of the World's Best Known, Most Trusted Astrology Calendar
Calendar: 40 pages
Publisher: Llewellyn Publications; 85 Wal edition (July 8, 2017)
List Price: $15.99


FROM THE PUBLISHER:
Llewellyn’s popular Astrological Calendar provides original artwork by Leanna TenEycke, monthly horoscopes, and an astrology primer. This 40-page calendar is perfect for beginners and advanced astrologers.

  • Monthly horoscopes by Lesley Francis
  • Travel forecasts by Bruce Scofield
  • An introduction to astrology
  • Best days for planting and fishing
  • Gorgeous and inspiring artwork
  • Major daily aspects, monthly ephemerides, and 2018 eclipses
  • Retrograde notations for Mercury, Venus, and Mars




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ASTROLOGICAL ART NOUVEAU CALENDAR 2018
by Lo Scarabeo
Calendar: 24 pages
Publisher: Llewellyn Publications; Wal edition (May 8, 2017)
List Price: $13.99


FROM THE PUBLISHER:
Revel in the splendid Art Nouveau visual style all year with this gorgeous calendar. Each astrological sign is represented by a breathtaking piece of art, full of color, charm, and elegance. You’ll find guidance and inspiration each month, as well as moon phases, spiritual holidays, and astrological highlights.




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LLEWELLYN'S 2018 DAILY PLANETARY GUIDE:
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Complete Astrology At-A-Glance
by Jim Shawvan , and Pam Ciampi.
Series: Llewellyn's Daily Planetary Guide, Day to Day Calendar
Calendar: 208 pages
Publisher: Llewellyn Publications; Egmt Spi edition (July 8, 2017)




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LUNARIA 2018 LUNAR ASTROLOGY WALL CALENDAR
by Vicki Leppek, Amber Lotus Publishing
Calendar: 28 pages
Publisher: Amber Lotus Publishing; First edition (July 21, 2017)
List Price: $14.99

FROM THE PUBLISHER:
The Lunaria wall calendar is the perfect instrument to help us live in harmony with the powerful effects of the moon, planets, and seasons.

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  • 12" x 12" wall calendar (12" x 24" open).
  • The Lunaria utilizes 13 lunar months, each beginning with the new moon.
  • A year of lunar lore and stunning artwork on your wall.
  • Framable artbook-quality printing.
  • The perfect gift for those interested in the lunar calendar.
  • 13 classical paintings are paired with an eclectic mix of romantic-era literature, poetry, mythology, esoteric texts, and folklore treasures.
  • Illustrated with stunning masterworks such as Night and Sleep by Evelyn De Morgan and Astarte Syriaca by Dante Gabriel Rossetti.
  • Monthly tips, clues, and insights on the best lunar times for planting, gardening, spirituality, and creativity.
  • Features daily visual moon phases and moon signs, void-of-course times, and eclipses.
  • Showcases phases of the moon in a year-at-a-glance lunar calendar.
  • Includes Pagan, Wiccan, Christian, Jewish, and other world-religion holidays.
  • Printed on paper sourced from a combination of sustainably managed forests and recycled materials.
  • Published by Amber Lotus, an independent carbon-negative US company that has planted more than half a million trees since 2008.




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WE'MOON 2018: LA LUNA
Calendar: 240 pages
Publisher: Mother Tongue Ink; Spiral Edition (July 30, 2017)
List Price: $19.95

FROM THE PUBLISHER:
We’Moon: Gaia Rhythms for Womyn, the iconic astrological datebook, is a best-selling moon calendar, earth-spirited handbook in natural rhythms­­, and visionary collection of women’s creative work, now in its 37th year of publication.

La Luna calls on the Moon to enlighten us in these clouded times. Transformation is Her specialty! We invoke the Moon's powers of re-direction for a fragile planet, for troubled peoples, and for all who seek new guidance. La Luna's dance with Light and Dark, Birth and Death, growth and demise is a pageant of regenerative hope. Her rhythms stir our life-blood, and her cycles reflect the hidden layers of our body-mind wisdom.

"I have been using your calendar for years and years!!! Thank you for the incredible work We’Moon is doing. The much-needed shift in consciousness towards a more woman-honoring world is inspiring in so many of us."—Alice Walker, author and activist

Modern culture and the We’Moon calendar, as timely as ever. This is so much more than a calendar. It is a resource—a way of focusing the direction of your days on positive living. The poetry and art always inform, inspire, and profoundly impress."—Vision Magazine, November 2011

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We’Moon accompanies us through the rhythms of earth and sky that pulse through our lives. The datebook presents a comprehensive introduction to astrology; to Sun, Moon, and Earth cycles; and seasonal Holy Days. We explore the 13 moons of our lunar year in a week-at-a-glance format with daily astrological aspects alongside moon phases and signs. In addition, we include astrological insights for each sun sign, month & year-at-a-glance calendars, a complete ephemeris table for the year and blank pages for notes. We’Moon 2018 Astrologers—The Sky Priestess–Dr Bairavee Balasubramaniam, Gretchen Lawlor, Heather Roan Robbins, Sandra Pastorius, Beate Metz, Susan Levitt and Mooncat!—offer clarifying articles about cosmic events, and how they may affect our opportunities and challenges in the year ahead.

We’Moon 2018 reflects art by contemporary artists including Denise Kester, Amara Hollow Bones, Shelly Anne Tipton Irish, Kimberly Webber, Olivia Jane and Autumn Skye. Inspired writings that light up the pages from Stephanie A. Sellers, Ann Filemyr, Nell Aurelia, Nuit Moore, Starr Goode and Naima Penniman along with many other gifted writers!





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Women of Myth & Magic 2018 Fantasy Art Wall Calendar
by Kinuko Y. Craft
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Calendar: 28 pages
Publisher: Amber Lotus Publishing; First edition (July 21, 2017)
List Price: $14.99

FROM THE PUBLISHER:
From mythical archetypes to historical figures, women have inspired great literature, poetry, and, above all, magnificent works of art. Among contemporary artists inspired by ladies of legends, none shines brighter than Kinuko Y. Craft. In this elegant calendar she presents 12 opulent and richly detailed portraits of enchantresses, goddesses, brave warriors, and fairy-tale princesses, each weaving a spell of breathtaking feminine beauty.

  • 12" x 12" wall calendar (12" x 24" open).
  • A year of Kinuko Craft's exquisite artwork on your wall.
  • Frameable artbook-quality printing.
  • An extraordinary fantasy art gift.
  • Printed on paper sourced from a combination of sustainably managed forests and recycled materials.
  • Published by Amber Lotus, an independent carbon-negative US company that has planted more than half a million trees since 2008.
  • This calendar features US and Canadian legal holidays, phases of the moon, and important observances of the world's major religions.

Kinuko Craft is one of the world's most widely respected and well-known contemporary fantasy artists. She has published eight major illustrated fairy-tale and mythology hardcover picture books, including The Twelve Dancing Princesses and Cinderella. She has illustrated many children's books, and her work has graced more than 100 book and magazine covers. Craft is a storyteller, and her paintings reveal new layers of wonder with each viewing. Her work can also been seen in prestigious galleries and museums.

























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