Booklist

(currently being updated - please bear with us)

Here are just a few of our favourite books. If you'd like to buy any of these, please use the links - these will earn us a little money with Amazon and help us to keep going! If you have books that you think should be on this list - and there must be hundreds! - please let us know.

14 Steps to Awaken the Sacred Feminine: Women in the Circle of Mary Magdalene, Joan Norton and Margaret Starbird

A Dreaming for the Witches, Stephen J Yeates

A Serpentine Path: Mysteries of the Goddess, by Carol P Christ

The Alphabet Versus the Goddess: The Conflict Between Word and Image, Leonard Schlain

The Ancient British Goddess: Goddess Myths, Legends, Sacred Sites and Present Revelation, Kathy Jones

Ancient Mirrors of Womanhood: A Treasury of Goddess and Heroine Lore from Around the World, Merlin Stone

Aphrodite's Riddle: A Novel of Goddess Worship in Ancient Greece, Jennifer Reif

Arousing the Spirit: Provocative Writings, Susan McCaslin

At the Table of the Grail, John Matthews

Avebury: The Biography of a Landscape, Joshua Pollard

Beloved, Toni Morrison

Beowulf & Grendel: The Truth Behind England's Oldest Legend, John Grigsby

Beyond God the Father, Mary Daily

The Birth of the Gods and the Origins of Agriculture, Jacques Cauvin

Blacksmith Gods: Myths, Magicians & Folklore, Pete Jennings

Blood, Bread and Roses: How Menstruation Created the World, Judy Grahn

Blood Magic: The Anthropology of Menstruation, T Buckley & A Gottleib (Eds)

The Body of the Goddess, Rachel Pollack

Breaking the Mother Goose Code: How a Fairy-Tale Character Fooled the World for 300 Years, Jeri Studebaker

Brighde's Cave: A Mythida Journey, Isabella Weber

Brighid and Me: Experiences with the Goddess, Hollee Swann (Ed)

Cakes for the Queen of Heaven, Shirley Ann Ranck

Cat's Eye, Margaret Atwood

The Celtic Goddess: Great Queen or Demon Witch?, Claire French

Celtic Maidens, Ceri Norman

A Certain Age: Reflecting on the Menopause, Joanna Goldsworthy (Ed)

The Chalice and the Blade, Riane Eisler

The Civilization of the Goddess, Marija Gimbutas

The Color Purple, Alice Walker

Crow Moon, by Anna McKerrow

Cult of the Black Virgin, Ean Begg

Dark Mother, Lucia Birnbaum

Daughters of Copper Woman, Anne Cameron

Daughters of the Earth: Goddess wisdom for a modern age: Goddess Spirituality for the 21st Century, Cheryl Straffon

Descent to the Goddess: a Way of Initiation for Women, Sylvia Perera Brinton

A Dictionary of Northern Mythology, Rudolf Simek

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, Rebecca Wells

Diving Deep & Surfacing: Diving Deep & Surfacing: Women Writers on Spiritual Quest, Carol P Christ

Drawing Down the Moon: Witches, Druids, Goddess-Worshippers, and Other Pagans in America, Margot Adler

Dreaming the Dark, Starhawk

Dreams of Isis: A Woman's Spiritual Sojourn, Normandi Ellis

The Earth Goddess: Celtic and Pagan Legacy of the Landscape, Cheryl Straffon

Earth Memory: Holistic Earth Mysteries Approach to Decoding Ancient Sacred Sites, Paul Devereux

The Effect: Where science meets spirituality, Linda Hoy

Encyclopedia of Goddess and Heroines, Patricia Monaghan

Falling into Easy: Help for Those who Can't Meditate, Dee Willock

Feast of Light: Celebrations for the Seasons of Life Based on the Egyptian Goddess, Normandi Ellis

The Field: the quest for the secret force of the universe, Lynne McTaggart

Fierce Feminine Divinities of Eurasia and Latin America: Baba Yaga, Kali, Pombagira, and Santa Muerte, Malgorzata Oleszkiewicz-Peralba.

The Fifth Sacred Thing, Starhawk

Finding New Goddesses: Reclaiming Playfulness in Our Spiritual Lives, Barbara Ardinger

The Firebrand, Marion Zimmer Bradley

The First Sex, Elizabeth Gould Davis

The Flame Bearers: A Novel, Kim Chernin

The Forest House, Marion Zimmer Bradley

The Forests of Avalon, Marion Zimmer Bradley

Gaia Emerging: Goddess Beliefs & Practices in Australia, by Patricia Rose and Tricia Szirom

The Giuliana Legacy, Alexis Masters

Goddess 2.0: Advancing a New Path Forward, Karen Tate (editor)

Goddess and God in the World: Conversations in Embodied Theology, by Carol P. Christ and Judith Plaskow

Goddess Calling: Inspirational Message & Meditations of Sacred Feminine Liberation Thealogy, Karen Tate

Goddess Consciousness: Women’s Mysticism and Sacred Arts, by Marlaina Donato

The Goddesses and Gods of Old Europe: 6500-3500 BC Myths and Cult Images, Marija Gimbutas

The Goddess in Crete, Cheryl Straffon and Lana Jarvis

The Goddess in Glastonbury, Kathy Jones

Goddess in the Grass: Serpentine Mythology and the Great Goddess, Linda Foubister

Goddess Matters: the Mystical, Practical and Controversial, Judith Laura

Goddess Spirituality for the 21st Century: From Kabbalah to Quantum Physics, Judith Laura

Godmother Night, Rachel Pollack

Gods and Myths of Northern Europe, Dr Hilda Ellis Davidson

Gossips, Gorgons & Crones, Jane Caputi

Grail Alchemy: Initiation in the Celtic Mystery Tradition, Mara Freeman

The Great Cosmic Mother: Rediscovering the Religion of the Earth, Monica Sjoo & Barbara Mor

Greek Myths, Robert Graves

Gyn/Ecology, Mary Daly

Hathor: A Reintroduction to an Ancient Egyptian Goddess, by Lesley Jackson

The Heart of the Labyrinth, Nicole Schwab

The Heavenly Writing: Divination, Horoscopy, and Astronomy in Mesopotamian Culture, Francesca Rochberg

Hebrew Goddess, Raphael Patai

The Hero with a Thousand Faces, Joseph Campbell

The Hidden Camino, by Louise Sommer

The Hidden Heart of the Cosmos: Humanity and the New Story, Brian Swimme

Illuminations: A Novel of Hildegard Von Bingen, Mary Sharratt

In a Chariot Drawn by Lions, Asphodel P Long

Inanna: Queen of Heaven and Earth. Her Stories and Hymns from Sumer, Diane Wolkstein & Samuel Kramer

Ireland a Sacred Journey, Michael Dames

Jambalaya: The Natural Woman's Book of Personal Charms and Practical Rituals, Luisah Teish

Jephte's Daughter, Naomi Ragen

Journey to the Dark Goddess: How to Return to Your Soul, Jane Meredith

Lady of Avalon, Marion Zimmer Bradley

The Language of Ma the primal mother: the evoloution of the female image in 40,000 years of global Venus Art, by Annine van der Meer

The Language of the Goddess: Unearthing the Hidden Symbols of Western Civilization, Marija Gimbutas

The Living Goddesses, Marija Gimbutas

Longing for Darkness, China Galland

The Long Journey Home: Revisioning the Myth of Demeter and Persephone for Our Time, Christine Downing (Ed)

The Lost Gods of England, Brian Branston

Lupa & Lamb, by Susan Hawthorne

Magdalen Rising: The Beginning (Maeve Chronicles), Elizabeth Cunningham

The Maltese Dreamer, Catherine V Tucker

Mama Day, Gloria Naylor

The Mary Magdalene Within, Joan Norton

The Masks of God: Primitive Mythology v. 1, Joseph Campbell

The Masks of God: Oriental Mythology v. 2, Joseph Campbell

The Masks of God: Occidental Mythology v. 3, Joseph Campbell

The Masks of God: Creative Mythology v. 4, Joseph Campbell

The Megalithic Empire, M J Harper & H L Vered

In Memory of Her: Feminist Theological Reconstruction of Christian Origins, Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza

Midwifing Death: Returning to the Arms of the Ancient Mother, Leslene della-Madre

The Mists of Avalon, Marion Zimmer Bradley

The Moon and the Virgin, Nor Hall

The Moon under Her Feet, Clysta Kinstler

The Morrigan: Meeting the Great Queens, by Morgan Daimler

Motherpeace: A Way to the Goddess Through Myth, Art, and Tarot, Vicki Noble

The Mysteries of Demeter: Rebirth of the Pagan Way, Jennifer Reif

The Myth of the Goddess: Evolution of an Image (Arkana), Anne Baring & Jules Cashford

Mythology of the British Isles, Geoffrey Ashe

Myth, Religion, and Mother Right: Selected Writings of Johann Jakob Bachofen (Bollingen Series (General)), Johann Jakob Bachofen

Naming the Goddess, Trevor Greenfield (ed)

New Age and Armageddon: Goddess or the Gurus? - Towards a Feminist Vision of the Future, Monica Sjoo

The Norse Goddess, Monica Sjöö

Ode to Minoa, Theresa Dintino

O Mother Sun!, Patricia Monaghan

On Becoming a Fairy Godmother, Sara Maitland

The Once and Future Goddess: A Symbol for Our Time, Elinor Gadon

The Oxford Companion to World Mythology, David Leeming

PaGaian Cosmology: Re-inventing Earth-based Goddess Religion, Glenys Livingstone

The Passion of Mary Magdalen (Maeve Chronicles), Elizabeth Cunningham

Past Lives: Discover and Connect with your Past Lives to Create Positive Change, Atasha Fyfe

Peace-Weavers & Shield Maidens: Women in Early English Society, Kathleen Herbert

Possessing The Secret Of Joy, Alice Walker

Priestess of Avalon, Marion Zimmer Bradley

The Prince Of Tides, Pat Conroy

Rebirth of the Goddess: Finding Meaning in Feminist Spirituality, Carol P Christ

The Red-Haired Girl from the Bog: The Landscape of Celtic Myth and Spirit, Patricia Monaghan

The Red Tent, Anita Diamant

The River Midnight, Lilian Nattel

Roles of the Northern Goddess, Dr Hilda Ellis Davidson

The Rule of Mars: Readings on the Origins, History and Impact of Patriarchy, Cristina Biaggi (Editor)

Sacred Places of Goddess: 108 Destinations (Sacred Places: 108 Destinations Series), Karen Tate

Sacred Woman, Sacred Dance: Awakening Spirituality Through Movement and Ritual,Iris J Stewart

Savage Breast: A Man's Search for the Goddess, Tim Ward

The Secret Life of Bees, Sue Monk Kidd

Secret Lives, Barbara Ardinger

The Serpent and the Goddess: Women, Religion and Power in Celtic Ireland, Mary Condren

The Seven Perfumes of Sacrifice, Amy Logan

Shamanism and the Mystery Lines: Ley Lines, Spirit Paths, Out-of-the-body Travel and Shape Shifting, Paul Devereux

She Lives! The Return of Our Great Mother - Myths, Rituals, Meditations and Music, Judith Laura

Silbury: Resolving the Enigma, Michael Dames

The Silbury Treasure: The Great Goddess Rediscovered, Michael Dames

Spinning the Wheel of Ana, Kathy Jones

The Spiral Dance: A rebirth of the ancient religions of the great goddess: A Rebirth of the Ancient Religion of the Great Goddess, Starhawk

Stories They Told Me, Theresa C. Dintino

The Strega and the Dreamer, by Theresa C. Dintino

The Sumerians: Their History, Culture and Character (Phoenix Books), Samuel Noah Kramer

The Sun and the Serpent, Paul Broadhurst and Hamish Miller

Switching to Goddess: Humanity's Ticket to the Future, J Lyn Studebaker

Symbols of birth and of death in the Neolithic era, D O Cameron

The Temple of My Familiar, Alice Walker

The Temple of the Subway Goddess, Carolyn Boyd

Temporary Agency, Rachel Pollack

The Throne in the Heart of the Sea, Martha Shelley

The Treasures of Darkness: History of Mesopotamian Religion, Thorkild Jacobsen

Triple Goddess: An Exploration of the Archetypal Feminine, Adam McLean

Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture, and the Body, Susan Bordo

The Universe is a Green Dragon: A Cosmic Creation Story, Brian Swimme

The Universe Story, Brian Swimme

Truth or Dare: Encounters with Power, Authority and Mystery, Starhawk

Unquenchable Fire, Rachel Pollack

Voices of the Sacred Feminine: Conversations to Re-Shape our World, Karen Tate

Walking an Ancient Path: Rebirthing Goddess on Planet Earth, Karen Tate

Welcoming Lilith: Awakening and Welcoming Pure Female Power, by Theresa C. Dintino

When God Was a Woman (also published as The Paradise Papers), Merlin Stone

When the Drummers Were Women, Layne Redmond

When Women Were Priests: Women's Leadership in the Early Church and the Scandal of Their Subordination in the Rise of Christianity, Karen Jo Torjesen

The White Goddess, Robert Graves

The Wild Genie: The Healing Power of Menstruation, Alexandra Pope

The Wise Wound, Penelope Shuttle

Witches and Pagans: Women in European Folk Religion, Max Dashu

The Woman's Dictionary of Symbols and Sacred Objects, Barbara G Walker

The Woman's Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets, Barbara G Walker

Women's Rites, Beverly Byrne

Women Who Run with the Wolves: Contacting the Power of the Wild Woman (Classic Edition), Clarissa Pinkola Estes

The Year The Horses Came (The EarthSong Trilogy), Mary Mackey

Zeus and Hera: Archetypal Image of Father, Husband and Wife (Archetypal images in Greek religion), Carl Kerenyi