The season where flowers begin to bloom, their intricate details and magical colours spreading happiness all over the garden. The scent of jasmine fills the air, the birds are whistling amongst the trees - this is Spring.
Are you a reader? Wanting a new book to discover and get lost in? Well than this blog post is for you. Let’s talk about five ‘must read’ books this Spring and the beautiful stories they tell, guaranteed to take you into a magical world of their own.
Book One: ‘Women who run with the wolves’
Within every woman there is wildness, a powerful force waiting to be reckoned with. The ability to foresee the good and the bad, a very intuitive soul. In this book you can expect to see raw passionate creativity, good instincts and positive outlooks on the journey of a woman’s life. Withholding the gift of insight, wisdom and love, this book takes you to a place where you feel you belong. A place that feels right. Reconnecting with the women of the wild, a story told like no other.
Book Two: ‘The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart’
A story that depicts the life of a young girl, struggling to find her place, herself and the words to describe her thoughts. Moving to her grandma’s flower farm after losing both her mother and father, Alice learns to speak through the language of native Australian flowers and their true meanings. With each chapter named after a flower, this book will take you on a dramatic, thrilling and beautiful adventure across Australia’s land, whilst allowing you to feel just how important life is and the in-depth meanings behind every little thing – whether it be the small pink petals from a Waxflower or the soft red leaves of the Waratah tree.
Book Three: ‘The Hobbit’
Embark on a thrilling adventure this Spring with hobbit, Bilbo Baggins; through the lands of middle earth, travelling deep into the wild. This majestical read will make you feel like part of the book, describing each and every event in detail – filled with wood elves and dwarves, the most breathtaking escarpments and forest filled atmospheres. If you’re in the mood for adventure amidst the inability to do so given Covid-19, then this one’s for you. Join in on the adventure right from your very bed, you won’t regret it! After all - “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something.” – J.R.R. Tolkien.
Book Four: 'The Alchemist’
A nourishing read, The Alchemist consists of a young boy’s journey from his homeland in Spain to the Egyptian desert, in search for buried treasure. Along the way he meets mysterious characters such as a gypsy woman, a man that calls himself the King and an Alchemist, realising that what matters most is the journey itself and the discovery of people, places and within, rather than the treasure set to be found. When reading this book, you will feel a sense of place, belonging, discovery and self-love, learning that it’s always best to follow your heart and look at the bigger picture in life.
Book Five: The Green Witch: Your Complete Guide to the Natural Magic of Herbs, Flowers, Essential Oils, and More’
Because what is better than reading about all things witchy, am I right? In this guide, you will find all the answers to your ‘soon to be’ created potions and the mispronounced names of the many herbs and flowers our mother earth produces, all within great use for offerings, alters and brews. Scientifically, this book dives deep into the properties each herb and flower contain and their everyday usefulness to us green witches. Not only is this book filled to the brim with information, its front cover is out of this world – talk about green witch aesthetically pleasing or what! Additional information about crystals is included, assisting with finding balance within and self-healing. What more could you want?