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Readers Advisory

Book Reviews by/for Pagans

Druid Network – Reviews list
http://druidnetwork.org/en/reviews/list

Freeman’s Reviews (relatively new site)
http://freemanpresson.wordpress.com

Green Wolf
http://www.thegreenwolf.com/books.htm

A Heathen’s Day
http://aheathensday.com/category/book-review

Library Goddesses
http://librarygoddesses.blogspot.com/

Pagan Book Reviews
http://paganbookreviews.com

Pagan Book Worm
http://paganbookworm.wordpress.com

PaganNews.com
http://www.pagannews.com/cgi-bin/showbook.pl

Witch Reviews
http://witchreviews.com/

Recommended Reading Lists

From Hrafnkell Haraldsson, author of A Heathen’s Day:
http://aheathensday.com/2008/01/my-pagan-suggested-reading-list.html

Pagan, New Age, Occult Publishers

Acorn Guild Press
http://www.acornguild.com/

ADF Publications
http://www.adf.org/publications/

Asphodel Press
http://www.asphodelpress.com/index.html

Astor Press
http://www.astorpress.com/

Avalonia
http://www.avaloniabooks.co.uk/

BBI Media
http://bbimedia.com/

Conjunction Press
http://www.conjunctionpress.com/

Dreamz-Work
http://dreamz-work.com/

Immanion Press/Megalithica Books
http://www.immanion-press.com/

The Golden Hoard Press
http://www.goldenhoard.net/

Hay House
http://www.hayhouse.com/index.php

Llewellyn
http://www.llewellyn.com

New Age World Publishing
http://www.nawpublishing.com/

Red Wheel/Weiser Books
http://weiserbooks.com/index.jsp

Fiction Genres to Consider

  • Fantasy
  • New Age
  • Paranormal Fiction
  • Urban Fantasy

Nonfiction Whereabouts

Dewey Decimal Classification System:

  • 001.9 – Controversial Knowledge
  • 110’s – Metaphysics
  • 130’s – Paranormal phenomena, Occult
  • 180’s – Ancient, medieval, Oriental philosophy
  • 290’s – Other & comparative religions
  • 390’s – Customs, etiquette, folklore
  • 930’s – History of the ancient world

Library of Congress Classification System

  • BD95-131 – Metaphysics
  • BF889-905 – Graphology, study of handwriting
  • BF908-940 – The hand. Palmistry
  • BF1001-1389 – Parapsychology
    • BF1001-1045 – Psychic Research, psychology of the conscious
    • BF1048-1108 – Hallucinations, Sleep, dreaming, visions
    • BF1111-1156 – Hypnotism, Mesmerism, Subliminal projection,
    • BF1161-1171 – Telepathy, mind reading, thought transference
    • BF1228-1389 – Spiritualism including mediumship, spirit messages, clairvoyance
  • BF1404-2055 – Occult Sciences
    • BF1444-1486 – Ghosts. Apparitions, Hauntings
    • BF1501-1562 – Demonology, Satanism, Possession
    • BF1562.5-1584 – Witchcraft
    • BF1585-1623 – Magic, Hermetics, Necromancy
    • BF1651-1729 – Astrology
    • BF1745-1779 – Oracles, Sibyls, Divinations
    • BF1783-1815 – Seers, prophets, prophesies
    • BF1845-1891 – Fortune telling
    • BF2050-2055 – Human-alien encounters
  • BL – Religions, Mythology, Rationalism
    • BL70-71 – Sacred Books
    • BL74-99 – Religions of the world
    • BL217 – Polytheism
    • BL220 – Pantheism
    • BL300-325 – The myth. Comparative mythology
    • BL550-619 – Worship. Cultus
  • CC600-605 – Archaeology: Boundary Stones
  • CC700-705 – Archaeology: Stone heaps, cairnes, etc., of unknown origin
  • CC710 – Archaeology: Hill figures
  • CC960 – Archaeology: Lanterns of the dead
  • GR1-950 – Folklore
  • HS1-3371 – Societies: secret, benevolent, etc.

last updated 11/24/12

 
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