Any books y’all can recommend for a beginner like me?

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Michael Kelly’s Apophis
Donald Michael Kraig’s Modern Magick
Julius Evola’s The Hermetic Tradition
John Coughlin’s Out of the Shadows
Frater Barrabbas’ Mastering the Art of Ritual Magic Volumes I-III
Brother Nero’s Satanism: A Believer’s Guide to the Religious Worship of Satan and Demons
Michael Ford’s Beginning Luciferian Magick
Phil Hine’s Techniques of Modern Shamanism Volumes I-III

and last but not least…

Scott Cunningham’s Wicca: A Guide for the Solitary Practitioner

There are several more, and no, this list is not 100% Left-Hand Path. Application is application regardless of the Left/Right Paradigm.


Uncle Chuckie’s works are pretty awesome and he offers them on his website for free! Can’t go wrong with Uncle Chuckie. Psionics isn’t really my thing but he helped me understand the mechanics of magick. Plus his writing is really funny and enjoyable to read.

“Works of Darkness” and the BALG book are both good beginners guides to black magick and I still read WoD from time to time.

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  • Satanic Witchcraft: Diabolical Discourse and Tales of Power for the Satanic Witch and Warlock - Victor Barett
  • Helena Blavatsky - The Secret Docterine
    - Qliphoth, Kaballah and Goetic Magic - Thomas karlsson
    - Witchcraft, Magic and Alchemy - Emile Grillot De Givry
  • The Complete Book of Demonolatry - S.Connolly
    - The Sinister Tradition - Order of the nine angles (As it is varied even for non members or initiates)
    - Necronomicon - Simon
  • Liber Null and Psychonaut - Peter J. Caroll
  • Magick In Theory and Practice - Aleister Crowley (always good to have some Crowley in your shelf)
  • Taking Up The Runes - Diana L. Paxson
  • The Infernal Path - Alexander W. Dray
  • The Mystical Kaballah - Dione Fortune
  • Visions of The Nightside - Asenath Mason
  • Ars vercanus - Vasilios Wennergren (even for beginners an okay book)
  • Scrying For Beginners - Donald Tyson