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How to study magic : a guide to history, lore, and building your own practice / Sarah Lyons ; illustrated by Tobias Göbel.

Lyons, Sarah, (author.). Göbel, Tobias, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 0 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

2 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Mahnomen Public Library 133.43 LYO (Text) 33500013737218 New Checked out 02/10/2023
Moorhead Public Library 133.43 LYO (Text) 33500013737200 New Checked out 02/11/2023

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780762479207
  • ISBN: 0762479205
  • Physical Description: 186 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Philadelphia : Running Press, 2022.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-178) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Why study magic? -- The basics -- Chaos magic -- Spell books and grimoires -- Ceremonial magic -- Witchcraft -- Paganism, Gods, and history -- Where to go from here.
Summary, etc.:
Have you ever wanted to dive into the world of magic, but weren't sure where to begin? You're not alone! Knowing where to start can be mystifying, but it doesn't have to be. And How to Study Magic is the answer you've been waiting for. Inside you'll learn the basic tools of magic--from divination and meditation to cleansing and protection--before diving into the history, lore, and modern incarnations of a wide range of magical practices. With chapters on Witchcraft, Chaos Magic, Spell Books, Grimoires, Gods and Goddesses, and more, this dynamic guide from author, educator and seasoned witch Sarah Lyons gives an insider's perspective on how to craft your own personalized practice.
Author Notes

Sarah Lyons is a writer, activist, occultist, and witch. She has been practicing magic for over a decade, and has been deeply involved in New York City’s occult scene for years. Sarah was the witch in residence for Vice, where she had a weekly tarot-based web series, and has served as an on-air expert on the CW's Mysteries Decoded. Her writing has appeared in Teen Vogue, Vice, Broadly, Slutist, Fusion, Dirge Magazine, and Dear Darkling, and her first book, Revolutionary Witchcraft: A Guide to Magical Activism, was published in 2019 by Running Press. In addition to writing and practicing witchcraft, Sarah is an organizer with the New York City Democratic Socialists of America. She lives in Brooklyn.

Subject: Magic.

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