Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Ah, September!


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ELCOME to the Edge of the Circle Newsletter. This newsletter has come about as an effort to reach out to the Pagan/ Occult community (particularly in Seattle where we are based) to inform the community of what events are happening at our store. Without further ado, welcome, and enjoy.

Regards, Erica (Raven) Branch-Butler, Editrix- golanv1@yahoo.com

WHO WE ARE: Edge of the Circle Books is Seattle's resource for Paganism & the Occult. This newsletter seeks to provide the Seattle community with a place to list events, post articles, and do a bit of networking.

Edge of the Circle Books strives to be your ideal Magical Pagan store.

Open 7 days a week, Noon 'till 8pm. Call: 206-PAN-1999

From the The Lantern Oracle by Angelina Mirabito, PhD, Illustrated by Yuly Alejo





We are also now on Facebook:

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Edge-of-the-Circle-Books-Events/106285532728383

Become a Fan, post your event on the discussion page!


Also on Facebook: THE SEATTLE PAGAN, OCCULT AND METAPHYSICAL RESOURCE BOARD has been created in order to facilitate networking throughout the Pacific Northwest. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1000179343332589/


If you have a Magical Group, Ritual Group, Pagan Church or organization, Druid Grove, please feel free to post your events and classes here.

Meetups, talks, book signings, public rituals, etc—all are welcome here.

We'd prefer no advertisements for Professional Readers, Reiki practitioners, etc. However, if you are teaching a class, or giving a workshop or talk, feel free to post your event.

This group is specifically for sharing events of interest to the local community, it is not meant for discussing magical paths and traditions, or asking general questions about magick or paganism. Please remain civil, do disparaging posts about groups or individuals. Off topic posts WILL be moderated.


..and check out the Edge’s new TUMBLR Page!

http://edgeofthecirclebooks.tumblr.com/


REMINDER: We buy used Occult Books! Our buyer is in on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays!


CLASSROOM/RITUAL SPACE IS AVAILABLE-- PLEASE CALL FOR DETAILS!

No charge if your class or event is free!


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Prices subject to change without notice.


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WEREWOLF MAGICK :
Authentic Practical Lycanthropyby Denny Sargent
Paperback : 240 pages
Publisher : Llewellyn Publications (September 8, 2020)

List Price: $18.99


FROM THE PUBLISHER:

Unleash the wolf within you with the help of this empowering guide to lycanthropic magic. Denny Sargent shows you how to improve your confidence, authenticity, and personal power using werewolf rituals, spells, meditations, folklore, and more.


Werewolf Magick teaches you to shed the restrictive bindings of the modern world and answer the call of your feral side. Once you embrace the wolf within, you'll transform into your fearless animal self and enjoy a more honest, primal, and intuitive way of being. Explore the modalities and invocations of werewolf magick. Discover shamanic shapeshifting, wolf deities and spirits, and werewolf herbalism. This book reveals deep secrets of primal magick and encourages you to awaken your full potential.

Explore:

  • The modalities and invocations of werewolf magick

  • Shamanic shapeshifting

  • Wolf deities and spirits

  • Werewolf herbalism, and more...



Review:

"Denny Sargent's Werewolf Magick challenges us to own and master the liberating power and magick of our own primal roots."―Lon Milo DuQuette, author of The Magick of Aleister Crowley


About the Author:

Denny Sargent (Seattle, WA) is a writer, artist, and university instructor who has a master's degree in history/intercultural communications. He has been an initiate of a number of esoteric traditions and groups, including Welsh Traditional Craft, CAW, CES, Voxas Rimotae, Voodoo Spiritual Temple, Shinto, and others. He has written for magazines and anthologies in the US and Japan, and has written books and articles on Paganism, Western Occultism, spells, folklore, magick, and tantra. Denny is the author of eight books and coauthor of two more, including The Book of Dog Magic. He is also Elder Guardian of the Horus Maat Lodge and has edited and written parts of two books for the organization.



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BADASS ANCESTORS:
Finding Your Power with Ancestral Guides
by Patti Wigington

Paperback : 256 pages

Publisher : Llewellyn Publications (September 8, 2020)

List Price: $16.99 (Llewellyn) 9780738764986 ,


FROM THE PUBLISHER:

Cultivate Relationships with Your People for Empowerment and Healing...


This groundbreaking book shows you how to work with different types of ancestors to find, develop, and celebrate the personal power of your inner badass. By embracing the strength of your lineage―both blood relatives and those chosen by the heart―you can receive wisdom and guidance when you need it the most.


Badass Ancestors provides a compelling series of rituals, meditations, mantras, and exercises that connect you with ancestral guides. You'll discover advice on genealogy research, the history of ancestor veneration in cultures around the world, ways to deal with problematic ancestors, and how to leave your own legacy for future generations. Each chapter offers unique calls to action―including crafts and recipes―that help you build self-confidence and overall badassery with your ancestors' assistance. When you develop relationships with your relatives and with spiritual or archetypal ancestors, you engage the process of healing trauma and achieving a deep sense of emotional and spiritual well-being.


About the Author:

Patti Wigington (Central Ohio) is a Pagan author, blogger, and educator. Since 2007, Patti has been the host of About.com/LearnReligions' Paganism & Wicca website, which has hundreds of thousands of pageviews each month. She attends many Pagan festivals and presents workshops on a variety of Pagan topics. Patti is also a frequent guest on the podcast Lady Brigid's Ask a Witch.








THE LANTERN ORACLE

by Angelina Mirabito, PhD

Illustrated by Yuly Alejo

44 cards and 144-page guidebook set, packaged in a hardcover box.

Blue Angel Publishing, Llewellyn Publications (July 8, 2020)

List Price: $25.95




FROM THE PUBLISHER:

Embark on a beautiful, soul-nurturing journey with the ever-present and loving light of the eternal feminine wisdom as your guide.


Ask a question and connect with the Maidens, Mothers, Guardians, and Crones of this profound and powerful deck for clarity, growth, assistance, and healing.


Use this deck to draw lessons, solutions, and insight from the shadows and be empowered to walk in truth and shine your light in the world. The 44 cards feature key phrases for immediate answers, and the guidebook offers further meaning so you can integrate a deeper understanding of the messages. With guidance for every stage and phase of life, "The Lantern Oracle" is a go-to deck for tapping into the supportive, caring, honest, and timeless divine sisterhood.





NEW CALENDARS & PLANNERS FROM LLEWELLYN





LLEWELLYN'S 2021 ASTROLOGICAL CALENDAR

by Llewellyn

List Price: $15.99


88TH EDITION OF THE WORLD'S BEST KNOWN, MOST TRUSTED ASTROLOGY CALENDAR

Since 1932, Llewellyn's Astrological Calendar has been the best-known, most-trusted astrological calendar. This gorgeous calendar features evocative artwork, monthly horoscopes, best days for planting and fishing, rewarding and challenging days, travel forecasts, and an astrology primer. Everyone, from beginners to advanced astrologers, will benefit from a wealth of astrological wisdom, tips, advice, and awe-inspiring illustrations. This edition includes essential astrological information and major daily aspects, and features stunning original art by Jason Juta.




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LLEWELLYN'S 2021 ASTROLOGICAL POCKET PLANNER

List Price: $9.99


DAILY EPHEMERIS & ASPECTARIAN 2020-2022

A favorite resource for beginners and advanced astrologers for more than twenty years, Llewellyn's Astrological Pocket Planner shows you how to pinpoint the perfect times for any activity or event. This convenient, pocket-sized planner helps you choose the best dates for vacations, business meetings, birthday parties, and everything in between.


Providing cosmic wisdom in a compact form, this planner is your key to a bright year full of success. Explore daily signs, Moon phases, aspects, and the best days for planting and fishing. Discover how to avoid planetary pitfalls by following the easy-to-read retrograde and Moon void-of-course tables. You’ll even find space to write in your daily appointments.



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LLEWELLYN'S 2021 DAILY PLANETARY GUIDE

List Price: $12.99


COMPLETE ASTROLOGY AT-A-GLANCE

The most trusted and astrologically detailed datebook available, Llewellyn's 2021 Daily Planetary Guide makes it easy to plan your days using powerful cosmic energies. This essential datebook helps you find the best time to do anything on a monthly, weekly, and daily basis…even down to the minute.


With weekly forecasts and Opportunity Periods—times when the positive flow of energy is at its peak—to guide you, you’ll know exactly when to plan a vacation, sign a contract, schedule a party, or ask for a raise. Get ahead of the game in everything you do using this guide's valuable information on aspects, ephemerides, retrograde planets, and eclipses for 2021. Even beginners can plan wisely with explanations of the planets, signs, houses, and more.


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LLEWELLYN'S 2021 MAGICAL ALMANAC

List Price: $14.99


PRACTICAL MAGIC FOR EVERYDAY LIVING

Enrich your magical practice and expand your mind with Llewellyn's 2021 Magical Almanac. For more than twenty-five years, this almanac has provided useful spells, rituals, and ideas that inspire all levels of practitioners to improve their connection to the elements. This year's edition features dozens of compelling articles, grouped by element, on mythology and symbolism in art, tantric kundalini magic, home protection, color magic, vision board magic, shamanic cleansings, weather magic, the magic of touch, and much more.




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LLEWELLYN'S 2021 SABBATS ALMANAC:

Samhain 2020 to Mabon 2021

List Price: $12.99


SAMHAIN 2020 TO MABON 2021

Bring more magic and enjoyment into the eight Wiccan holidays with this practical almanac's fun and fresh ideas for rituals, rites, recipes, and crafts. Featuring some of the best writers in the Witch and Pagan community, Llewellyn's 2021 Sabbats Almanac shares articles that provide new perspectives on each sabbat, complete with hands-on rituals and activities to help deepen your practice and sense of the sacred.


Discover different types of flowers for Litha and what they attract to your life. Explore toasting rituals for Mabon from around the world. Learn how to reach your full potential with powerful Yule traditions. Make a wide variety of sabbat treats, from pumpkin pie to mimosas and milkshakes. With this almanac's impressive collection of articles, crafts, and spells, your year will be filled with amazing celebrations and wonderful memories.



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LLEWELLYN'S WITCHES’ CALENDAR 2021

List Price: $14.99



Since 1998, Llewellyn's Witches' Calendar has been a favorite way to mark the turning of the Wheel of the Year. This beautiful calendar features magical wisdom, astrological data, and Witch's holidays, making it the perfect choice for bringing more happiness and enchantment into your year.


Each month features beautiful, original art by award-winning illustrator Jennifer Hewitson as well as an inspiring article and spell or ritual that explores:


  • Sigil Magic (Laura Tempest Zakroff)

  • Finding Your Crystal Allies (Devin Hunter)

  • Astrological Liminal Space (Monica Crosson)

  • Storm Gods and Protection (Stephanie Woodfield)

  • Kitchen Magic for Positive Relationships (Emily Carlin)

  • Sailors' Valentines (Natalie Zaman)

  • Celtic Cat Spirit (Mickie Mueller)

  • Creating a Blessing Gesture (Barbara Moore)

  • The Lore of Evergreens and Pines (James Kambos)



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LLEWELLYN'S WITCHES’ DATEBOOK 2021

List Price: $12.99


Live better, stay organized, and celebrate your Craft every day with Llewellyn's 2021 Witches' Datebook. This wonderful tool features beautiful illustrations from award-winning artist Jennifer Hewitson, a variety of ways to celebrate the Wheel of the Year, and powerful wisdom from practicing witches.


Learn about social media spellwork (Mickie Mueller), a four part spell for charming your datebook (Natalie Zaman), Celtic tree months (Blake Octavian Blair), nine seasonal yoga poses (Jilly Shipway), plus Sabbat musings, spells, recipes, and more than 100 magical tips. This indispensable, on-the-go tool will make all your days more magical.


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LLEWELLYN'S 2021 WITCHES’ COMPANION

List Price: $12.99


A GUIDE TO CONTEMPORARY LIVING

With more than two dozen enlightening and inspiring articles that explore modern Witchcraft topics and magical techniques, Llewellyn's 2021 Witches' Companion is a must-have for today's practitioners. This collection presents some of the finest writers and compelling subjects that will empower your life and improve your community.


Deborah Lipp discusses what the fictional witch communicates to the modern Wiccan. Raven Digitalis shares fascinating techniques for performing magick using animal parts. Monica Crosson shows you how to heal by seeking beauty in nature and within the self. Astrea Taylor encourages you to take time for spirit each morning while Melissa Tipton helps you build positive, magical habits.






SERVICES AVAILABLE AT EDGE OF THE CIRCLE BOOKS



REMINDER: We buy used Occult Books! Our buyer is in on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays!


We also have classroom/ritual space-- please call for details.


Need Spell advice? Just ask!


We have Seattle's best Psychic Readers, in house, 7 days a week, from 2pm—8pm.


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This concludes our Newsletter for this month.

Look for us again on OCTOBER 1st, 2020!

Erica (Raven) Branch-Butler, Editrix, Edge of the Circle Books Newsletter

golanv1@yahoo.com






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