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From Beast to Blonde

From Beast To Blonde: On Fairy Tales and Their Tellers Mariana Warner, 1994 This is an entrancing, multi-layered and as wittily subversive as fairy tales themselves, this beautifully illustrated work explores and illuminates the unfolding history of famous fairy tales … Continue reading

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The Dark Tower Series

June 18, 2006 The Tower We journeyed toward the tower, passing through the wilderness. The sun was setting in the western sky, but it was still incredibly hot. What was the tower anyway? The center of power? The gateway to … Continue reading

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Indiana Jones Books

Indiana Jones Books In 1991, I discovered a new series of books that expanded upon the universe created in the three original Indiana Jones movies. Author Rob McGregor, who had written the novelization of The Last Crusade, returned to write … Continue reading

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Origins of Oz

Origins of Oz As a child I loved reading about the land of Oz. Although unique in that it was the first truly American Fairy Tale, there appears to be more to it.  I took an interest in New Age … Continue reading

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The Spiral Dance

The Spiral Dance The Spiral Dance: A Rebirth of Ancient Religion of the Great Goddess by Starhawk came out in 1979 and was reprinted in 1989.  This bestselling classic is both an unparalleled reference on the practices and philosophies of … Continue reading

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Truth or Dare

Truth Or Dare Truth or Dare: Encounters with Power, Authority and Mystery by Starhawk came out in 1987.  Truth or Dare is about the roles we play that society places on us. Magic is a liberation type of psychology.  How … Continue reading

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Dreaming The Dark

Dreaming The Dark Dreaming The Dark: Magic, Sex and Politics by Starhawk came out in 1982.  I didn’t read it until the reprint came out in 1997.  Starhawk wrote the book when Regan was elected and we were on the … Continue reading

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