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

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

Beloved, Toni Morrison

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

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

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

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

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

Cult of the Black Virgin, Ean Begg

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Goddess and Heroines, Patricia Monaghan

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

The Fifth Sacred Thing, Starhawk

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

The Firebrand, Marion Zimmer Bradley

The Flame Bearers: A Novel, Kim Chernin

The Forest House, Marion Zimmer Bradley

The Forests of Avalon, Marion Zimmer Bradley

The Giuliana Legacy, Alexis Masters

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

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

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

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

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

Greek Myths, Robert Graves

Gyn/Ecology, Mary Daly

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 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

Lady of Avalon, Marion Zimmer Bradley

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

The Living Goddesses, Marija Gimbutas

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

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

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

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

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

Ode to Minoa, Theresa Dintino

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

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

The Silbury Treasure: The Great Goddess Rediscovered, Michael Dames

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 Dintino

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

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

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

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

The Wise Wound, Penelope Shuttle

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

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

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

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