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Publisher's Summary

Everything you need to know to start your Wiccan journey.

Interest in Wicca, witchcraft, and magic has increased exponentially over the past few decades. It is estimated that there are over one million practicing Wiccans around the world today. This is good news, since Wicca teaches us to appreciate the Earth, with a focus on balance and harmony with nature and a recognition of the magical power inherent in the universe as well as in ourselves.

Wicca for Beginners, by best-selling author Lisa Chamberlain, was created as an entry point for anyone seeking information about this fascinating religion. It is intended as a broad introduction, covering the most basic questions that people curious about Wicca tend to have. Whether you're just looking to learn more about the Wiccan way of life, or you want to start practicing Wicca yourself, this guide will provide you with a solid foundation, including:

  • The history of Wicca: its modern foundations as well as its ancient inspirations
  • An introduction to the God and Goddess and their multiple aspects
  • The Wiccan holidays of the Wheel of the Year: the Sabbats and the Esbats
  • Core elements of Wiccan ritual, including an overview of ritual tools
  • Principles of magic - both ancient and modern
  • An overview of Wiccan covens, circles, and solitary/eclectic practice
  • Example ritual and spell work suitable for beginners
  • Sample tables of correspondence identifying the magical properties of selected colors, crystals, herbs and oils
  • Suggestions for further reading about Wicca, magic, and other topics related to the craft

Wicca for Beginners will introduce you to the dynamic and empowering religion of Wicca, rooted in ancient times and yet well-suited for the 21st century. If you're ready to start learning about Wicca, listen to this audiobook!

©2015 Lisa Chamberlain (P)2015 Lisa Chamberlain

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Good book, terrible narration

This is a good book. However, the quality of the recording itself is poor - very tinny and hollow sounding. Add to that the fact that the narrator is frequently unable to pronounce words in the text (eclectic was pronounced "uh-CLECK-lick," recognize became "RECK-uh-nize," etc.) and it becomes very difficult to listen to. I enjoy audiobooks as read by a diversity of narrators, but the ability to properly pronounce common words seems an obvious prerequisite for anyone chosen to read something aloud.

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The sound of narrator is grating...

Kris Keppeler should not be allowed to narrate anymore books. I'm sure she is a lovely person, but she has major vocal fry. I cannot finish the audio book because her voice is too irritating. I'm sorry if this review seems harsh, but I'm just being honest.

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Good learning book

I thought this book was realistic and a helpful study tool for beginners to learn with.

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Wonderful Introduction

I liked the whole book very much. It is informative, not pushy and it gives a peak into Wicca without the need to be the only truth for everyone. Thank you very much indeed, I will read this again to be sure to not miss anything that would be helpful to me.

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great information for people interested in Wicca.

I listened to this book with my girlfriend, who is a Wiccan. we loved it.

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I enjoyed this book.

I really enjoyed this book and it has a ton of information. Very Basic information but good for Beginners.

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fantastic book

This has been informative and was broken down into a simplistic format that was easy to follow.

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it was a great book to listen to very easy to understand. perfect examples... excellent
.. must read over... very informative... could actually visualize... all of topic... AWESOME... narration..

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Great information! A perfect starting point

Alright, so I'm not done with the book yet but I felt like I needed to put in a review - reading the reviews before purchasing almost swayed my choice. Here are a fee of the things I've noticed so far and I am interested and do plan on continuing and possibly listening to the rest by this author.

Narration: If you're picky about your narrators I would definitely give this a sample listen before purchasing. Her voice is a bit grainy and monotone - she's not the worst but also not the best.(*If you've ever heard Doreen Virtue read... it's kinda like that but actually a bit better.) Her enunciation is not on point either. However, she is a pretty clear speaker and has a good tempo. Not too fast, not too slow. (Looking at the positives here!)

Information: This book is FULL of information for anyone that is eager to practice or just curious, there is a lot of details about origination, and it is very beginner friendly, everything is broken down into process-able pieces for the mind. It's full of good stuff to get your started.

I would definitely recommend this book to someone who is okay with monotone narration, someone who is interested/intrigued by wicca/witchcraft and looking to possibly begin practicing. It's a very good "square 1."

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great for a beginner

This book has great information for beginners. I have already recommend it. I hope you enjoy.

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  • Matthew Martin
  • 09-29-16

An Excellent Guide to Wicca

I was expecting this guide to be very very basic, and although it does go over the core beliefs and practices of Wicca, I found lots of new information here. I particularly like how the author goes into reasons for why Wiccans do and believe particular things, some of the interesting history and even breaks down ritual for beginners.

For anyone starting out or simply interested in Wicca, I would truly reccommend this guide as it is clear, to the point and very educating.

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  • elvenpirate
  • 05-08-18

Very Enjoyable!

This is a very enjoyable book and very helpful for beginners. Very easy to follow and well spoken narrator!

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  • Anonymous User
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everything I wanted to know explained perfectly.

I found it informative and entertaining, it was easy to follow , I enjoyed it

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  • 07-22-17

Very informative

I really enjoyed this book, it was very informative and unbiased. I feel it's a good introduction to the craft.

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  • Sarah McEwan
  • 02-01-17

Wicca for begginers.

of good at writing these, but. found this audio book by accident, and I'm just starting Wicca, and found listening to it better than reading the books, though I do love reading the books, I am more of an auditory, and visual learner, I feel I've got more from this book, than on the two years I've been reading.thank you to the audio person who read it. XxxxxX

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  • Christina
  • 01-25-17

Good book!

This book give a novice like me a good unbiased understanding into Wicca and Witchcraft.

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