Book Shop

On this page you can find links to purchase titles by New World Witchery authors, guests, and contributors. Sales of these books help the show and site to grow and improve, so please consider making a purchase.

Books by Cory

 Fifty-Four Devils:
The Art & Folklore of Fortune-telling with Playing Cards

This brief-but-richly drawn book explores the practice of divination by playing cards—known as cartomancy. It reveals the “secrets in plain sight” which hide within the pips, kings, queens, and jokers of a standard deck. Explore one method of divination in-depth as you meet the “fifty-four devils”—the symbolic spirits of each card—and learn about invoking ancestral blessings for card readings, the folklore of playing cards, and how to relate fairy tales to a spread along the way.

Available from:
Amazon.com
Amazon.co.uk
CreateSpace Storefront
Smashwords (for all e-readers)
Kindle

 

The Oxford Handbook of American Folklore and Folklife Studies

Edited by Simon J. Broner

[COMING 2019]

The Oxford Handbook series is one of the best-known and most highly-renowned series of scholarly handbooks available. This collection, edited by Cory’s folklore mentor, features several dozen scholarly-but-accessible entries that survey the broad field of American folklore studies. Cory’s chapter on “Home and Automotive Folklore” is joined by truly standout contributions from holiday scholar Jack Santino, medical folklorist Andrea Kitta, legends scholar Elizabeth Tucker, and many more.

Available from:

Oxford Handbooks

 

Hands of Apostasy:
Essays on Traditional Witchcraft

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Three Hands Press has assembled a collection of essays exploring the various forms, methods, symbols, and meanings of Traditional Witchcraft. Featuring entries from Gemma Gary, Mike Howard, Daniel Schulke (and Cory, who wrote a piece on Appalachian witchcraft initiations), Hands of Apostasy looks at a number of diverse and thoughtful perspectives on non-Wiccan witchcraft, its theory, and its praxis.

 

American Myths, Legends, & Tall Tales: An Encyclopedia of American Folklore (3 Vols.)


This expansive, three-volume encyclopedia contains hundreds of well-known and lesser-known pieces of American folklore. The publisher sourced many of its entries from well-known scholars in the field of folklore studies and each entry provides not only summary information about the legend or figure in question, but also information about the culture where the folklore is found, plus a solid list of references for additional research. Cory’s contributions include nearly a half-dozen articles, including several witch-figures like Betty Booker and Old Granny Tucker.

Available from:

Amazon.com

Kindle

 

Etched Offerings: Voices from the Cauldron of Story

Featuring stories from great authors like H.D. Grogan, Inanna Gabriel, & Jason White, as well as many others (including Cory). Etched Offerings explores Pagan themes through the lens of short stories, often with a speculative-fiction or eerie vision guiding the narrative. (Misanthrope Press, 2011, currently out-of-print).

A Rustle of Dark Leaves: Tales from the Shadows of the Forest

This collection of tales explores the world of the dark forest, often with horrific glee. Step among the trees and discover the tales that lurk within the shadows that fall across the forest floor. From the words of the Forest himself to the ancient gods who defend him, from those who dwell within to those who merely wander, these fifteen tales of the forest will intrigue, inspire, terrify, and enchant. Includes stories by Alexis A. Hunter, Gerri Leen, LaShawn M. Wanak, Jenni Wiltz, Seth Drake, and many more, with an introduction by Cory Thomas Hutcheson (Misanthrope Press, 2012, currently out-of-print).

Books by New World Witchery Guests

Sarah Anne Lawless:

Brendan Myers:


(Amazon author page for Brendan Myers)

Juniper:

cat yronwode:

Judika Illes:

(Amazon author page for Judika Illes)

Chris Bilardi:

Jack Montgomery:

Denise Alvarado:

(Amazon author page for Denise Alvarado)

Ben Reeder:

Peter Paddon:

(Amazon author page for Peter Paddon)

Robert Schreiwer:

Robert Phoenix:

Signe Pike:

Don Martin:

Yvonne P. Chireau:

Starr Casas:

Eliseo “Cheo” Torres:

Chris Orapello and Tara-Love Maguire:

Tony Kail:

Bill Ellis:

Sylvia V. Lindsteadt:
  

Laura Tempest Zakroff:
  

Orion Foxwood:

Recommended Reading & Frequently Referenced Works

[I’ll be attempting to add thumbnail images for these books eventually, but thought at least having the list would make sense for now]

Boyer, Paul, and Stephen Nissenbaum. Salem Possessed: The Social Origins of Witchcraft. Harvard UP, 1974.

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