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Enchantments

A Modern Witch's Guide to Self-Possession

Mya Spalter, Caroline Paquita (Illustrator)

Hardcover

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Digital Audiobook (10/8/2018)

Description

Protect your energy, honor your intuition, raise your vibration, and build spells for every part of your life. 
 
“Hilariously conversational, deceptively deep, and phenomenally illustrated, Enchantments will blow your mind and make you laugh while imparting expert knowledge of witchcraft and why it’s so needed today.”—Natasha Lyonne, actress and producer
 
Mya Spalter spent years among candles, herbs, cats, and spells as an employee at New York City’s oldest occult shop, Enchantments. In this beautifully illustrated book, Spalter sets out to share ways that she’s found to live life magically and maintain spiritual connection with the elements and the universe. She offers an approachable compendium of magical knowledge that will equip you to construct your own original spells, build rituals around your intuition, and find your way toward being your own unique kind of witch. Black and queer, Spalter has written this friendly, inclusive guide that will teach anyone how to: 
 
• Build an altar: Find the right tools to model the grace and beauty you aspire to find in your life. 
• Cast a self-love spell on yourself: Recognize your own strength and power to inspire happiness and fulfillment. 
• Clear out negative energies: Identify and rid yourself of the things holding you back. 
• Set meaningful intentions: Create daily practices that positively affect yourself and the world around you. 
 
You will learn how certain colors can help raise your vibrations, directions for herbal blends and potions, the keys to banishing unfriendly spirits (with cleansing rituals or even a dance party), and invaluable instructions in the timeless arts of astrology, tarot, crystals, and finding a parking spot downtown. 
 
Open this book and enchant your own life!


Praise For Enchantments: A Modern Witch's Guide to Self-Possession

“Hilariously conversational, deceptively deep, and phenomenally illustrated, Enchantments will blow your mind and make you laugh while imparting expert knowledge of witchcraft and why it’s so needed today.”—Natasha Lyonne, actress and producer
 
“Imagine that your best friend, a supremely cool, funny, and irreverent person, is also a witch willing to educate and inspire you toward your own witchy practice with humor, sass, and intelligence. Wouldn’t that be the greatest? Thankfully, Mya Spalter has written Enchantments, a book infused with jokes, real talk, occult know-how, stylish lingo, and serious best-friendliness. Enchantments has totally jump-started my own practice, and I am feeling the results daily. This book is magic—literally!”—Michelle Tea, author of Modern Tarot
 
“Part memoir, part recipe book, and part poetry collection, Enchantments lets readers in on the great secret of all witchcraft—that being a witch is about being free to be yourself. In a spirit of collaboration and community and with limber humor and wit, Mya Spalter empowers all of us to be the best magical practitioners we can be. A future classic for both new and experienced witches, or anyone in the mood for a little divination.”—Dorothea Lasky, author of Milk and co-creator of Astro Poets
 
“All the things you’ve always wanted to know about becoming a witch but were afraid to ask! We can all use more magic in our lives in these trying times, and Enchantments will help us get started. Now who wants to join my coven and cast some spells?!”—Kimya Dawson, singer/songwriter, The Moldy Peaches

Lenny, 9780525509653, 224pp.

Publication Date: October 9, 2018



About the Author

Mya Spalter is a writer, editor, and lifelong New Yorker. A longtime employee at Enchantments, New York’s oldest occult shop, she writes nonfiction about witchcraft and poetry about science. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and son.