Book Shops & Publishers
Listings of our favourite bookstores and sellers, online publications, education and community
Banyen Books and Sound (Western CND)
Open since December of 1970, Banyen Books is Canada's most comprehensive metaphysical bookstore, offering a broad spectrum of resources from humanity's spiritual, healing, and earth wisdom traditions.
Abraham's Metaphysical Books (Western CND)
Abraham’s Metaphysical Books is a small community bookstore and metaphysical vendor that has been established for 30 years on East Vancouver’s Commercial Drive.
Macleod's Books (Western CND)
Used and rare. Canada's finest antiquarian bookstore. Downtown Vancouver.
Russel Books (Western CND)
Russell Books is located in the heart of downtown Victoria on historic Fort Street. In 2016 the store celebrated its 55th birthday. Russell Books is passionately committed to making books affordable and accessible, and to providing a community space where people can gather to celebrate the written word and the thriving arts and culture scene in Canada.
Treadwell’s is a bookshop and cultural centre for people interested in esotericism, culture, religion and spirituality. We are a boutique-sized browser’s paradise. Paganism, wicca, thelema, and druidry, but also literature, history, culture and classics.
The Atlantis Bookshop (UK)
Welcome to THE ATLANTIS BOOKSHOP, a family-run bookshop for nearly 100 years and the living history of magic. We are London's oldest independent occult bookshop.
Watkins Books (UK)
Watkins - Sharing Wisdom Since 1893. We specialize in mind, body, spirit and personal development books.
Mortlake & Company
Mortlake & Company offers a distinct selection of rare and curious books, features a monthly art exhibition and is host to book launches and guest speakers on a wide range of esoteric subjects.
The Bodhi Tree (Los Angeles)
Bodhi Tree began in 1970 as a beloved West Hollywood bookstore and destination for the metaphysically curious. Today, Bodhi Tree has expanded to become an online destination for new and antiquarian book titles as well as handcrafted sacred home and ceremonial products, curated to support you on your spiritual journey.
The Occult Bookstore (Chicago)
Chicago’s own Occult Bookstore is the oldest spirit shop in the world and was established to serve as a mystical resource and spiritual institution. Now, 90+ years since first opening, The Occult Bookstore remains dedicated to the spiritual community.
Enchantments (New York)
Opened in 1982, Enchantments is New York City’s oldest occult store. We carry a diverse range of products for different magical traditions and spiritual paths. We welcome everyone, from the novice to the advanced practitioner.
Scarlet Imprint (UK)
Scarlet Imprint was founded in 2007 in Brighton. Our catalogue encompasses the Western magical tradition, witchcraft, the African Diaspora religions, esoteric poetry, drama and occulture. Our authors are recognised as being at the vanguard of contemporary occultism.
Troy Books (UK)
An independent publisher of books covering regional traditions, antiquities, heritage, customs, folklore and traditional folk beliefs, practices and magic.
Fulgur Press (UK)
Weiser Books (USA)
Weiser Books has a long history as publishers of esoteric, occult teachings from traditions all around the world and throughout time. Metaphysics and magick, astrology, tarot, Eastern thought, Western mystery traditions.
Ouroborus Press (Seattle)
Publisher of Classic Texts in Western Esotericism for Libraries & Laboratories.
Aeon Books (UK)
Schiffer Publishing (UK)
Watkins Publishing (UK)
Albion Press (UK)
Lots of great free ebook son this site in the areas of folklore, mythology and social history. Based in Leicestershire.
Llewellyn Worldwide (USA)
Est 1901. As the world's oldest and largest independent publisher of books for body, mind, and spirit, Llewellyn is dedicated to bringing our readers the very best in m - etaphysical books and resources.
is an independent publisher located in Oxford, England. The press is primarily known for the publication of "hands-on" books for occult practitioners.
Three Hands Press
The premier publisher of contemporary occultism and metaphysica, representing the new generation of esoteric scholars, artists and practitioners.
Anathema Publishing (CA)
Quality Occult Books & Contemporary Esoterica • Independent PublishingHouse. • Established since 2011 in Montreal.
HighWater Press (HWP) (CA)
An imprint of Portage & Main Press, publishes a wide range of award-winning Indigenous-authored stories. These authentic stories, told by some of Canada’s most recognized Indigenous writers, include globally relevant social justice themes and the re-telling of historical events. HWP’s vibrant and thought-provoking books include a rich mix of non-fiction, novels, graphic novels, and children’s literature.
Online Archives, Education & Publications
The Pomegranate is the first International, peer-reviewed journal of Pagan studies. It provides a forum for papers, essays and symposia on both ancient and contemporary Pagan religious practices.
A bi-annual peer-reviewed journal of the archaic esoteric that expresses both scholarly and heuristic viewpoints on the concerns of sorcery, folk magic, witchcraft, myth, folklore, paganism, and ancient mystery religions. From Three Hands Press.
Established in 2000, Spiral Nature Magazine is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. Our exceptional writers hail from around the globe, where we bring the best in occulture to you.
A quarterly journal featuring well-written, original content in the form of articles, reviews, artwork and more. Our main focus is cartomancy in all of its forms and especially tarot, Lenormand, and oracle cards.
The Viking Society for Northern Research is making virtually all its publications (and some other related items) from inception in 1893 to the present freely available on this website.
Gods & Radicals Press
Not-for-profit anti-capitalist Pagan publisher. We are a beautiful resistance.
The Ritman Library House of Living Books
The Ritman Library or Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica (BPH) is the largest library in the world in the fields of Hermeticism, Alchemy, Mysticism, Rosicrucians, Gnosis & Western Esotericism and Comparative Religion studies. They are in the process of digitizing much of their collection!
Castle Ragtime Co.
These guys have the coolest collection of old ragtime prints and antique sheet music.
Download PDF's: holy books, sacred texts and spiritual PDF e-books in full length for free. Download the Bible, The Holy Quran, The Mahabharata and thousands of free pdf ebooks on buddhism, meditation etc.
the largest freely available archive of online books about religion, mythology, folklore and the esoteric on the Internet. The site is dedicated to religious tolerance and scholarship, and has the largest readership of any similar site on the web.
offers over 59,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online. You will find the world's great literature here, with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired.
The Cartoon Museum
British cartoon & comic art from the 18th century to the present day
Discoverie of Witchcraft
Full text by REGINALD SCOT, Esquire - Reprint of the First Edition, Published in 1584
Robert Cochrane Letters
hosted on the The First Congregational Church of the Old Religion.
The New York Public Library
Explore 758,270 items digitized collections
Archives of Western Esoterica
Baldwin Library of Historial Children’s Literature
Lots of fairy tales in here!
Official Tolkien Bookshop
WELCOME TO THE J.R.R. TOLKIEN ONLINE BOOK SHOP, selling signed and deluxe editions of Tolkien’s books, plus a fascinating and definitive collection of official titles written by and about one of the world’s most popular and successful authors.
A New Free School Of Magic For The 21st Century: advancing the education of the public in the UK and World Wide, in the subject of Mystical Magic/Western Esoteric Mysteries, including the concept of personal spiritual evolution, in a way that is accessible regardless of income, race, gender, religion or spiritual beliefs.
The Apple Branch
A Dianic Tradition, teaching Feminist Dianic Wicca. Online classes.
Temple of Witchcraft
Offered in cooperation with the Temple of Witchcraft’s Sagittarius ministry are classes and workshops for the education of clergy and practitioners of all types. The Temple’s Mystery School consists of five year-long classes.
is the Welsh form of witchcraft that originally came to the United States in 1967. It is the ancient religion of the Welsh People. The Religious Tradition of Dynion Mwyn traces it’s roots back to the first inhabitants of The British Isles. Contact for more about classes.
Read Like the Devil Tarot Course
Founded by Edred Thorsson (Stephen Edred Flowers) in 1980, the Rune-Gild is an initiatory school devoted to the esoteric and exoteric study of the runes, the holy mysteries at the heart of ancient Germanic culture.
Mystery School of the Goddess
Mystery School of the Goddess is an online learning platform for Goddess and Women’s Spirituality, Tarot Studies, Women’s Empowerment and Wisdom Practices, Shamanism, and the Healing Arts. Free and paid courses.
One of the best online resources for tarot. Classes, free material, readings, a yearly tarot planner. She’s fantastic.