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Best Tarot Books

Uncover the mysteries of tarot with this expertly curated list of essential reads, ranked for their popularity in the most authoritative book blogs. Whether you're a novice or a seasoned reader, these books are your key to understanding the art of tarot.

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Seventy-Eight Degrees of Wisdom book cover
Seventy-Eight Degrees of Wisdom
A Tarot Journey to Self-Awareness (A New Edition of the Tarot Classic)
Rachel Pollack - 1997-01-01 (first published in 1980)
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Unlock the secrets of tarot with this bestselling classic that has inspired generations of tarot students for nearly 40 years. Referred to as the "bible of tarot books," this edition includes a new preface by the author and provides a modern psychological interpretation of the tarot archetypes, delving deeply into the symbolism and ideas of each card. Discover a concise history of tarot, an introduction to common tarot spreads, and a clear and endlessly useful reference for both beginning and advanced tarot students. Join the "tarot renaissance" with Seventy-Eight Degrees of Wisdom.
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Holistic Tarot
An Integrative Approach to Using Tarot for Personal Growth
Benebell Wen - 2015-01-06
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Holistic Tarot is a comprehensive guide for both beginners and experienced tarot readers. Author Benebell Wen provides an easy-to-follow approach to using the tarot deck for personal and spiritual growth. Learn how the tarot can be used to tap into subconscious knowledge, channel intuition, and clarify emotions and relationships. The book includes a complete overview of tarot history, theories on its use, and practical advice for working with the Rider-Waite-Smith tarot system. With over 500 illustrations and information on every card, Holistic Tarot is a must-have for any tarot practitioner looking to deepen their understanding of the craft.
The Easiest Way to Learn the Tarot - Ever!! book cover
The Easiest Way to Learn the Tarot - Ever!!
Dusty White - 2018-07-17 (first published in 2009)
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Master the cards and hear what they have to say with this unique and fun guide to learning Tarot. Perfect for beginners, this interactive workbook will have you practicing exercises with your cards right away, helping you develop your intuition and see how card meanings adapt to different questions. You'll learn spreads, card meanings, and how to cast reliable answers for any situation. With TONS of free videos and audio lessons to supplement your education, you'll be an expert in no time. And if you ever get lost or stuck, the author is here to help. This is the perfect guide for anyone wanting to learn Tarot quickly and easily.
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The Ultimate Guide to Tarot
A Beginner's Guide to the Cards, Spreads, and Revealing the Mystery of the Tarot
Liz Dean - 2015-05-15
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Discover the spiritual art of Tarot-reading with The Ultimate Guide to Tarot. Uncover the history and mystery behind each card, learn essential techniques, and master classic tarot spreads. Author Liz Dean provides an overview of the important card elements and even shares a mini-layout for each of the 22 major cards. The true magic of tarot is in combining meaning, layout, and intuition, and The Ultimate Guide to Tarot gives you the confidence to do just that. Whether a beginner or an aficionado, this book is a must-have companion.
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Modern Tarot
Connecting with Your Higher Self through the Wisdom of the Cards
Michelle Tea - 2017-06-13
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Explore the transformative power of tarot with Modern Tarot, a fresh and modern guide that can be used with any deck. Michelle Tea infuses the guide with her unique insight, pop sensibility, and sense of humor, providing descriptions of each of the 78 cards in the tarot system, as well as specially designed card-based rituals that can guide you towards radical growth and self-improvement. Grounded in Tea's twenty-five years of tarot wisdom, Modern Tarot is the ultimate introduction to the tradition of tarot for millennial readers.
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The Ultimate Guide to Tarot Card Meanings
Brigit Esselmont - 2019-02-01 (first published in 2017)
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Unlock the ancient wisdom of the Tarot cards with The Ultimate Guide to Tarot Card Meanings. Brigit Esselmont, the founder of Biddy Tarot, has compiled a modern and practical guide to understanding the Tarot cards, complete with upright and reversed meanings for each card, interpretations for everyday situations, journaling prompts, and keyword charts. Say goodbye to confusing and outdated Tarot books and take control of your reading with this comprehensive guide. Don't just take our word for it; readers call it the most complete and informative book on Tarot they have ever come across.
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Mary K. Greer's 21 Ways to Read a Tarot Card
Mary K. Greer - 2006-05-08
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Explore the world of tarot like never before with Mary K. Greer's 21 Ways to Read a Tarot Card. Drawing upon her decades of experience, Greer has developed 21 highly effective techniques for interpreting and understanding each card. Her methods, which include storytelling, metaphors, symbols, and other creative exercises, can be used in countless combinations to uncover new insights and perspectives. Whether you're a seasoned reader or a newcomer to the mystical art of tarot, Greer's energizing approach is sure to inspire transformation and empowerment. Winner of the COVR Award for Best Divination Book.
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Kitchen Table Tarot
Pull Up a Chair, Shuffle the Cards, and Let's Talk Tarot
Melissa Cynova - 2017-04-08
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Get clear and concise guidance on reading tarot cards with Kitchen Table Tarot. Written by Melissa Cynova, this guide provides a no-nonsense, friendly approach to understanding decks, spreads, and card meanings. With real-life examples and personal insights, learn to read tarot cards confidently and with your own unique voice.
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Learning the Tarot
A Tarot Book for Beginners
Joan Bunning - 1998-01-01
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This comprehensive course guides readers through using tarot cards for personal guidance. With 19 lessons, exercises and sample responses, and a focus on discovering meaning in the cards, it covers basics and more advanced concepts. The convenient reference section provides information for each card in the popular Waite deck.
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Tarot and Astrology
Enhance Your Readings With the Wisdom of the Zodiac
Corrine Kenner - 2011-09-08
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Discover how to combine the powerful sciences of tarot and astrology with this unique guidebook. Tarot expert Corrine Kenner teaches you everything you need to know, including the basics of tarot and astrology, how to interpret astrological charts, and how to connect every card in the tarot deck to astrology. With practical spreads, interpretive techniques, and real-life examples, you'll learn how to give insightful readings for yourself and others. Plus, read about famous figures like Marilyn Monroe and Salvador Dali and their astrological connections. This guidebook will expand your tarot practice and enrich your life.
Guided Tarot by Stefanie Caponi
Advanced Tarot Secrets by Dusty White
The Complete Book of Tarot Reversals by Mary K. Greer
The Creative Tarot by Jessa Crispin
Understanding the Tarot Court by Mary K. Greer
The Modern Witchcraft Book of Tarot by Skye Alexander
How to Read Tarot by Jessica Wiggan
Rachel Pollack's Tarot Wisdom by Rachel Pollack
Tarot Plain and Simple by Anthony Louis
The Tarot by Robert Place
Tarot by Theresa Reed
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The Way of Tarot by Alejandro Jodorowsky
The Ultimate Guide to the Rider Waite Tarot by Johannes Fiebig
The book of Thoth by Aleister Crowley
The Only Tarot Book You'll Ever Need by Skye Alexander, Mary Shannon
Around the Tarot in 78 Days by Marcus Katz
365 Tarot Spreads by Sasha Graham
Tarot Tracker by Angelo Nasios
Everyday Tarot by Brigit Esselmont
Tarot Beyond the Basics by Anthony Louis
The Pictorial Key to the Tarot by A. E. Waite
Tarot by Jessica Hundley, Johannes Fiebig, Marcella Kroll
WTF is Tarot? by Bakara Wintner
Tarot for Change by Jessica Dore
The Tarot Coloring Book by Theresa Reed
The Tarot Handbook by Angeles Arrien
Tarot for Self-Care by Minerva Siegel
Tarot - the Open Reading by Yoav Ben-Dov
Tarot 101 by Kim Huggens
36 Secrets by T. Susan Chang
Tarot for Beginners by Barbara Moore
Who Are You in the Tarot? by Mary K. Greer
The Complete Tarot Reader by Teresa Michelsen
Tarot Coupling by Gina G. Thies
Tarot for Troubled Times by Shaheen Miro
Tarot for Love Relationships by Eleonore Jacobi
Daily Oracle by Jerico Mandybur
Neo Tarot by Jerico Mandybur
True Heart Intuitive Tarot, Guidebook and Deck by Rachel True
Easy Tarot by Ciro Josephine / Marchetti Ellershaw
Tarot by Tina Gong
The Qabalistic Tarot by Robert Wang
Jung and Tarot by Sallie Nichols
The Ultimate Guide to Tarot Spreads by Liz Dean
Tarot Spreads by Barbara Moore
Truly Easy Tarot by Mantis
Queering the Tarot by Cassandra Snow
Intuitive Tarot by Brigit Esselmont
Tarot Made Easy by Kim Arnold
Tarot Deciphered by T. Susan Chang, M. M. Meleen
Mystical Origins of the Tarot by Paul Huson
Tarot Interactions by Deborah Lipp
Your Tarot Court by Ethony Dawn
Tarot and the Gates of Light by Mark Horn
Tarot for Writers by Corrine Kenner
Keywords for the Crowley Tarot by Hajo Banzhaf, Brigitte Theler
Psychic Tarot by Nancy Antenucci
Tarot and the Tree of Life by Isabel Radow Kliegman
Tarot by Janina Renée
Tarot by Eileen Connolly
Advanced Tarot by Paul Fenton-Smith
Tarosophy by Marcus Katz
Tarot by Angelo Nasios
The Encyclopedia of Tarot, Volume I by Jean Huets, Stuart R. Kaplan
History of the Occult Tarot by Michael Dummett
Tarot Card Meanings Workbook by Brigit Esselmont
Tarot Spreads and Layouts by Jeanne Fiorini
Best Tarot Practices by Marcia Masino
The Tarot Activity Book by Andy Matzner
Learning Tarot Spreads by Joan Bunning
The Secret Language of Tarot by Wald Amberstone
The Tarot Revealed by Paul Fenton-Smith
A Cultural History of Tarot by Helen Farley
How to Deal by Sami Main
Classic Tarot Spreads by Sandor Konraad