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Michelle Belanger

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Michelle Belanger is an American author, singer and prominent advocate for the vampire community. Belanger authored over two dozen nonfiction books on paranormal and occult topics, has appeared in television documentaries about magic and modern occultism.
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Midnight Mass
The Art of Horror
Abbie Bernstein - 2021-12-21
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The official art book for the new Netflix/Intrepid Pictures horror TV series Midnight Mass, from creator Mike Flanagan.A small town on an island experiences miraculous events - and frightening omens - after the arrival of a charismatic, mysterious young priest. The cast includes Kate Siegel, Henry Thomas, Zach Gilford, and Hamish Linklater.Midnight...
Michelle Belanger
This book is unreservedly gorgeous, by the way. If you’ve seen #MidnightMass and want to immerse yourself again in that world of darkly contemplative beauty & terror, I highly recommend picking this up.      source
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Sacred Luxuries
Fragrance, Aromatherapy, and Cosmetics in Ancient Egypt
Lise Manniche - 1999-09-20
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The art of modern fragrance-making owes much to practices developed in ancient Egypt. The Egyptians attached great importance to perfumes and cosmetics, which men and women wore to make themselves attractive and alluring, to restore vitality and good health, and as a means of venerating the gods and of negotiating a passage to the realm of the here...
Michelle Belanger
@oriridraco Also, it is out of print and a bit pricey but this is an excellent book:      source
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Psychic Dreamwalking
Explorations at the Edge of Self
Michelle Belanger - 2006-10-01
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Explaining both the phenomenon and technique of dreamwalking, Michelle Belanger takes readers on an adventure into the subconscious world of dreams....
Michelle Belanger
@NikitaMarie__ If you can find a used copy, OUR DREAMING MIND is a brilliant book covering all aspects of how & why we dream. Not to plug my own stuff, but I also have a book PSYCHIC DREAMWALKING, about where lucid dreaming & out of body experience intersect:      source
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This Brilliant Darkness
A Book of Strangers
Jeff Sharlet - 2020-02-11
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In the spirit of James Agee and W. G. Sebald, a profound work of literary art wedded to photographs.As a journalist suddenly skeptical of the power of words to tell the deepest truths of other people’s stories, Jeff Sharlet turned to taking snapshots and posting them on Instagram―images that he then reflected on in words of extraordinary intimacy a...
Michelle Belanger
Picked up a bunch of books by various folks I follow on Twitter because their words improve my timeline. @AntheaButler @JeffSharlet @DavidPepper @ElieNYC, among others. Sharlet’s THIS BRILLIANT DARKNESS showed up first. The prose is incandescent. Highly recommend.      source
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John Hersey - 2019-01-22 (first published in 1946)
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On August 6, 1945, Hiroshima was destroyed by the first atom bomb ever dropped on a city. This book, John Hersey's journalistic masterpiece, tells what happened on that day. Told through the memories of survivors, this timeless, powerful and compassionate document has become a classic "that stirs the conscience of humanity" (The New York Times).Alm...
Michelle Belanger
@Jessicam6946 I was raised by folks from the Great Generation. They all lived through World War II. As a teen, my grandmother had me read this book. There is no way to read this and think a nuclear option is acceptable under any circumstances: Hiroshima      source
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The Four Elements of the Wise
Working with the Magickal Powers of Earth, Air, Water, Fire
Ivo Dominguez Jr. - 2021-06-01
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An in-depth exploration of the elements, their lore, history, correspondences, and use in spellwork and ritual.  The four elements are the pillars that uphold the manifest world and anchor spirit to matter. They are associated with a wide range of spiritual entities, from small elementals to divine beings. This book explores the consciousness of th...
Michelle Belanger
@anthonythewitch @IvoDominguezJr A great book from a fantastic teacher.      source
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Psychic Self-Defense
The Classic Instruction Manual for Protecting Yourself Against Paranormal Attack
Dion Fortune - 2018-08-13 (first published in 1930)
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After finding herself the subject of a powerful psychic attack, Dion Fortune wrote this detailed instruction manual for safeguarding yourself against paranormal malevolence. Fortune explores the elusive psychic element in mental illness and, more importantly, details the methods, motives, and physical aspects of psychic attack, and how to overcome ...
Michelle Belanger
@DaiiMercury @MatAuryn @RyanJamesLoyd Her stuff is ... dated. But she is one of those whose work is influential enough on others that it pays to read at least her book, Psychic Self-Defense.      source
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The Dictionary of Demons
Tenth Anniversary Edition
M. Belanger - 2020-09-08
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Legions of Demons Laid BareNew Expanded Hardcover EditionThe Dictionary of Demons is the single most comprehensive book on demons ever published in the history of Western occultism. This limited-print-run, tenth-anniversary hardcover edition includes more of the deeply researched information that made the first edition a must-have for demonologists...
Michelle Belanger
Given the heated discussions about @LilNasX and #Satan, might I respectfully suggest a book that delves into beliefs about Satan, Lucifer, Belial, & a host of other demons, with a focus on their portrayal in literature, myth, magick, & art?      source
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The Origin of Satan
How Christians Demonized Jews, Pagans, and Heretics
Elaine Pagels - 1996-04-30 (first published in 1995)
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From the religious historian whose The Gnostic Gospels won both the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award comes a dramatic interpretation of Satan and his role on the Christian tradition. With magisterial learning and the elan of a born storyteller, Pagels turns Satan's story into an audacious exploration of Christianity's ...
Michelle Belanger
@Richard_Kadrey It is a brilliant book, and I wish more people would read it.      source
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The Book of Oberon
A Sourcebook of Elizabethan Magic
Daniel Harms - 2015-04-08
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A fascinating addition to the magical literature of the Elizabethan era, this lavishly illustrated grimoire is a must-have for magic practitioners, collectors, and historians. The Book of Oberon is the meticulous transcription and translation of a sixteenth-century manuscript acquired by the esteemed Folger Shakespeare Library. Unlike the more theo...
Michelle Belanger
@treadwells This is a fantastic book. It sheds light on a number of techniques & concepts. Excellent scholarship and commentary throughout.      source
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Dream Telepathy
Montague Ullman - 2003-06-01