Seasons of Wicca: The Essential Guide to Rituals and Rites to Enhance Your Spiritual Journey - Ambrosia Hawthorn 2020


A Book of Pagan Prayer by Ceisiwr Serith

This is a beautiful collection of nearly 500 prayers written to fulfill the needs of contemporary Pagans from a variety of traditions. This resource will assist in inspiring you to create invocations, incantations, songs, and chants for your practice.

The Complete Book of Incense, Oils & Brews by Scott Cunningham

This is one of my personal favorites. After you learn the basics about how herbs, spices, and plants can be used in your practice, this book will take your craft a step further and assist you in creating custom incense blends, magical oils, potions, and other useful brews.

Cunningham’s Encyclopedia of Crystal, Gem & Metal Magic by Scott Cunningham

Working with the natural elements of the earth is a major part of any Wiccan’s practice. This book of over 100 stones and metals will help you figure out which crystal, gem, or metal will work best in your spell.

Cunningham’s Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs by Scott Cunningham

This is a must for any beginner of Wicca. It contains properties, history, and uses for over 400 herbs. Use this encyclopedia whenever you need to incorporate herbs in your spells.

The Spell Book for New Witches: Essential Spells to Change Your Life by Ambrosia Hawthorn

This spell book for beginners gives new spell-casters all the introductory information they need to get started, as well as 100 easy spells to create change in their lives. This is a great resource for any Pagan who wants to learn more about energy, magic, and manifesting change.

Wicca Magical Deities: A Guide to the Wiccan God and Goddess, and Choosing a Deity to Work Magic With by Lisa Chamberlin

Working with deities is a major part of the Wiccan religion. Chamberlin’s guide for choosing deities to work with will benefit any Wiccan’s practice. She gives great advice to support you as you learn to forge your own spiritual connection with the divine.

Witchology Magazine

This monthly magazine for modern Paganism and magic is a valuable resource to learn from a team of seasoned writers who share their own paths with their readers.


My thanks go to the amazing support team who helped me write this book: my wonderful partner, Leon, who encouraged me during the entire writing process; my adorable familiar Nala, who sat with me every day while I wrote this book; my amazing sister Sylvia, who always pushes me to be the best that I can; and the Witchology team for continuing to create amazing work for the magazine during my absence. Lastly, thanks to Natasha Yglesias, my editor, for her wonderful skill in making the words in this book come alive.



AMBROSIA HAWTHORN is a traveling eclectic Pagan, astrologer, and card slinger with indigenous roots in Yup’ik shamanism and Puerto Rican folk magic. She is the owner of Wild Goddess Magick, a witchcraft blog, and the editor of Witchology Magazine. She found her practice at the age of 13 and has been studying the craft and her lineage ever since. Ambrosia’s goal is to provide material for every kind of Pagan, and she uses the Wheel of the Year to create and share new content about all types of magic.