Witchcraft is the practice of casting spells and performing magical rituals. It was performed a lot in the dark ages in different regions of the world. This practice includes spell casting, necromancy and demonology. All the monotheistic religions strongly forbid the practice of witchcraft. Yet witchcraft is performed for worldly benefits and gains.

Best Witchcraft Books

Today people want to learn about witchcraft like its history, genesis and more. One way is to read books about it. Our team has come up with the list of best witchcraft books.

1. A History of Magic, Witchcraft, and the Occult

A History of Magic, Witchcraft, and the Occult is on the top of our list of witchcraft books. It is authored and published by DK Publishers. This book covers everything from ancient animal worship and shamanism, through alchemy and divination to modern Wicca and the resurgence of the occult in 21st-century literature, cinema, and television.

A History of Magic, Witchcraft, and the Occult consists of 5 Chapters. This book was published in 2020. The length of this witchcraft book is 320 Pages and it is available in three formats.

Length: 320 Pages

Available Formats: Kindle, Audiobook, Hardcover

Latest Version: 1st  Illustrated Edition

Rating: 4.8 out of 5


2. Green Witchcraft

Green Witchcraft: A Practical Guide to Discovering the Magic of Plants, Herbs, Crystals, and Beyond is authored by Paige Vanderbeck. This book is about the key components of green witchcraft, along with a selection of spells, charms, and tinctures and explanations of how to practice them.

Green Witchcraft: A Practical Guide to Discovering the Magic of Plants, Herbs, Crystals, and Beyond consists of 8 Chapters. This book was published in 2020 by Rockridge Press. The length of this book is 184 Pages and it is available in several formats.

Length: 184 Pages

Available Formats: Kindle, Audiobook, Hardcover, Paperback, Spiral-bound

Latest Version: 1st Edition

Rating: 4.8 out of 5


3. The Spell Book for New Witches

The Spell Book for New Witches: Essential Spells to Change Your Life is written by Ambrosia Hawthorn. Ambrosia Hawthorn is a tarot reader, astrologer, and traveling eclectic witch with roots in Yup’ik shamanism and Puerto Rican folk magic. This is a beginner’s witchcraft book who wants to conjure romance, money, health, and more.

The Spell Book for New Witches: Essential Spells to Change Your Life has 9 Chapters. This witchcraft book was published in 2020 by Rockridge Press. This book has 244 Pages to read. It is available in several formats.

Length: 244 Pages

Available Formats: Kindle, Audiobook, Hardcover, Paperback, Spiral-bound

Latest Version: 1st Edition

Rating: 4.7 out of 5


4. Psychic Witch

Psychic Witch: A Metaphysical Guide to Meditation, Magick & Manifestation is authored by Mat Auryn. Mat Auryn is a witch, professional psychic, and occult teacher. This book explores the relationship between psychic ability and magic, interweaving them to create a strong foundation for accessing the full potential of your mind, body, and spirit.

Psychic Witch: A Metaphysical Guide to Meditation, Magick & Manifestation has 15 Chapters. Psychic Witch was published in 2020 by ‎Llewellyn Publications. This book has 264 Pages to read. It is available in three formats.

Length: 264 Pages

Available Formats: Kindle, Audiobook, Paperback

Latest Version: 1st Edition

Rating: 4.8 out of 5


5. The Complete Book of Black Magic and Witchcraft

The Complete Book of Black Magic and Witchcraft: Including the rituals of Ceremonial Magic, Exorcism, True Sorcery and Infernal Necromancy is one of the most practical books on witchcraft. It is produced by Shadow Books and published independently. This book systematizes the techniques and aims of Ritual Magic.

The Complete Book of Black Magic and Witchcraft: Including the rituals of Ceremonial Magic, Exorcism, True Sorcery and Infernal Necromancy consists of 13 Chapters. This book was published in 2012. The length of the book is 212 Pages and it is available in two formats.

Length: 212 Pages

Available Formats: Paperback, Mass Market Paperback

Latest Version: 1st Edition

Rating: 4.5 out of 5


6. Hoodoo For Beginners

Hoodoo For Beginners: Working Magic Spells in Rootwork and Conjure with Roots, Herbs, Candles, and Oils is a short witchcraft book authored by Angelie Belard. Angelie Belard has been practicing and teaching Hoodoo for over four decades. This book is about the history of hoodoo aka voodoo, things required for hoodoo, process of hoodoo and different types of spells which can be cast.

Hoodoo For Beginners: Working Magic Spells in Rootwork and Conjure with Roots, Herbs, Candles, and Oils consists of 13 Chapters. This book was published independently in 2020. The length of the book is 116 Pages and it is available in four formats.

Length: 116 Pages

Available Formats: Kindle, Audiobook, Hardcover, Paperback

Latest Version: 1st Edition

Rating: 4.8 out of 5


7. Protection Spells

Protection Spells: Clear Negative Energy, Banish Unhealthy Influences, and Embrace Your Power is authored by Arin Murphy-Hiscock. This book is about spells, spellcrafting, rituals and protective objects.

Protection Spells: Clear Negative Energy, Banish Unhealthy Influences, and Embrace Your Power has 7 Chapters. This book was published by Adams Media in 2018. This book has 224 Pages to read. It is available in three formats.

Length: 224 Pages

Available Formats: Kindle, Audiobook, Hardcover

Latest Version: 1st Edition

Rating: 4.8 out of 5


8. Prayers and Protection Magick to Destroy Witchcraft

Prayers and Protection Magick to Destroy Witchcraft is one of the best witchcraft books in our list. It is written by Glinda Porter. If you are feeling cursed, possessed, having bad luck then this book is for you. This book will provide you with the prayers to protect yourself against witchcraft.

Prayers and Protection Magick to Destroy Witchcraft consists of 3 Chapters. This book was published in 2021. Its length is 134 Pages and it is available in four formats.

Length: 134 Pages

Available Formats: Kindle, Audiobook, Hardcover, Paperback

Latest Version: 1st Edition

Rating: 4.6 out of 5


9. The Crooked Path

The Crooked Path: An Introduction to Traditional Witchcraft is authored by Kelden. Kelden has been practicing traditional witchcraft for more than a decade. This book is about what is traditional witchcraft, working with magic, the otherworld, and the natural landscape.

This book consists of 13 Chapters. It was published in 2020 by Llewellyn Publications. The length of this book is 240 Pages and it is available in two formats.

Length: 240 Pages

Available Formats: Kindle, Paperback

Latest Version: 1st Edition

Rating: 4.8 out of 5


10. Practical Magic for Beginners

Practical Magic for Beginners: Exercises, Rituals, and Spells for the New Mystic is authored by Maggie Haseman. Maggie Haseman has been a student and practitioner of witchcraft and Hermetic magic since 2013. This book is a beginners guide for witchcraft aspirants. One can learn about the spell, spellcasting and application of witchcraft in the real world.

Practical Magic for Beginners: Exercises, Rituals, and Spells for the New Mystic has 12 Chapters. This witchcraft book was published in 2020 by Rockridge Press. It has 220 Pages to read and it is available in four formats.

Length: 220 Pages

Available Formats: Kindle, Audiobook, Paperback, Audio CD

Latest Version: 1st Edition

Rating: 4.8 out of 5

So that was our take on what we found to be the best witchcraft books. Hope this helped you find what you were looking for. Wish you the best. Cheers, Team Ranking Books.

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