Monday, September 27, 2021 Lisa Mc Sherry

We're just past the autumnal balance point and it feels like the season changed immediately. Last weekend my family went to a friend's for their annual apple harvest. Carefully staying masked, we nonetheless had a wonderful time picking apples, sorting them (eating, cooking, pressing, or donating) and helping run the cider press. Ten bags of apples were taken to the local food bank to supplement the usual collection of food, and we were all assured of at least a bottle of cider in a few months.

The Review Circle is caught up in our families' return to school and work environments, so our offerings this month are a bit scanty.

Tarot by the Moon: Spreads and Spells for Every Month of the Year
Tarot Fundamentals, Tarot Experience, and Tarot Compendium (three books reviewed as a set)
How to Be an Astrologer: Everything You Need to Interpret Anyone's Birth Chart
2022 Lunar & Seasonal Diary (Northern Hemisphere)
2022 Astrology Diary (Northern Hemisphere)

Last month we offered:

On the Trail of Bigfoot: Tracking the Enigmatic Giants of the Forest
Where in the World: Astro*Carto*Graphy & Relocation
Stories for the Songs of the Year (Pagan Portals) 
The Elemenpals: Meet the 'Pals!
Encountering the Dark Goddess: A Journey into the Shadow Realms
The Druid Garden: Gardening For A Better Future, Inspired By The Ancients
Living Fairy: Fairy Witchcraft and Star Worship (Pagan Portals) 
An Alternative Guide to Health & Well-being (Practically Pagan) 
Change Is in the Wind (CD) 
Hopeful Bliss (CD single) 
Grand Piano Spa (CD) 
Overwhelmed and Over It: Embrace Your Power to Stay Centered and Sustained in a Chaotic World
Crystal Prescriptions: Crystals for Prosperity - An A-Z Guide
Sidewayz tarot
Element of Earth (Kitchen Witchcraft) 
Sexual Dynamics in the Circle: Magic, Man & Woman (Pagan Portals) 
The Hearth Witch's Year: Rituals, Recipes & Remedies Through the Seasons
Intuitive Magic Practice (Pagan Portals) 
Roots, Branches & Spirits: The Folkways & Witchery of Appalachia
A Mystical Practical Guide to Magic: Instructions for Seekers, Witches & Other Spiritual Misfits
The Way of the Water Priestess: Entering the World of Water Magic
Entering Hekate's Garden: The Magick, Medicine & Mystery of Plant Spirit Witchcraft

May the turning of the season find you healthy and safe!

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