Search for books, people and lists
Read This Twice
HomePeopleBooksSonaLibrariesSign in

Michelle Belanger

Recommended Books

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.
14 books on the list
Sort by
Latest Recommendations First
Blood Games book cover
Blood Games
A Chicagoland Vampires Novel
Chloe Neill - 2014-08-05
Goodreads Rating
Blood Games is an intense urban fantasy novel featuring a powerful heroine who fights for her vampire House. When a killer begins preying on humans in Chicago and leaving behind magical souvenirs, Merit must team up with both vampires and humans to catch the murderer before she becomes the next victim. Full of action, suspense, and magic, Blood Games is a thrilling read for fans of urban fantasy.
Michelle Belanger
@AnaLuzRedux @agidgetwidget I’m trying to think which of the books is my favorite. Blood Games is a real stand-out They’re all amazing - so incredibly immersive in the time period Have a dictionary handy: Quinn has never held back on her vocabulary. Something I’ve always loved about that fierce Finn ❤️      source
Hide book cover
Kiersten White - 2022-05-24
Goodreads Rating
A thrilling page-turner about a high-stakes hide-and-seek competition where the prize is life-changing. With 14 competitors vying for the prize, Mack feels confident she can win by hiding, something she's an expert at. But as people start disappearing, she realizes the competition is more sinister than she thought. With nowhere to run, Mack must band together with her competitors to survive. A dark supernatural thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat.
Michelle Belanger
Saved the last couple of chapters to finish tonight after Sandman HIDE is a really good book. Strong characters. Brutal commentary on some very familiar issues, presented in a way where you can’t look away & unsee the real monsters I will be sharing this one      source
Midnight Mass book cover
Midnight Mass
The Art of Horror
Abbie Bernstein - 2021-12-21
Goodreads Rating
Delve into the supernatural horror of a small town on an island with Midnight Mass: The Art of Horror. This engaging art book covers all elements of the new Netflix/Intrepid Pictures limited series, from production art to set photos, mixed with insightful behind-the-scenes interviews with the cast, crew, and executive producer. Created by the same minds behind The Haunting of Hill House, this gift-worthy collection promises to satisfy horror fans everywhere.
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
Sacred Luxuries book cover
Sacred Luxuries
Fragrance, Aromatherapy, and Cosmetics in Ancient Egypt
Lise Manniche - 1999-01-01
Goodreads Rating
Explore the fascinating world of ancient Egyptian perfumes and cosmetics with this lavishly illustrated book. From the role of scents and cosmetics in Egyptian society to their use in ritual and remedies, the author discusses the ingredients and techniques used, with actual recipes. Discover the erotic connotations of scent in art and poetry, and admire exquisite objects, from cosmetic containers to lifelike mummy masks. With stunning color photographs of objects in the world's most celebrated museum collections, this book is a must-read for anyone interested in the history of fragrance and beauty.
Michelle Belanger
@oriridraco Also, it is out of print and a bit pricey but this is an excellent book:      source
Psychic Dreamwalking book cover
Psychic Dreamwalking
Explorations at the Edge of Self
Michelle Belanger - 2006-10-01
Goodreads Rating
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
This Brilliant Darkness book cover
This Brilliant Darkness
A Book of Strangers
Jeff Sharlet - 2020-02-11
Goodreads Rating
This Brilliant Darkness is a profound literary work paired with powerful photographs. Author Jeff Sharlet turns to Instagram to share his snapshots and reflections on the deepest truths of other people's stories. Through radical empathy, Sharlet explores the companionship of darkness-dwellers including night bakers, addicts, and the homeless. Erasing boundaries between author, subject, and reader, this book is a must-read for anyone interested in the ways we live with suffering.
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
Hiroshima book cover
John Hersey - 1989-03-04 (first published in 1946)
Goodreads Rating
Explore the devastating aftermath of the first ever atom bomb dropped on a city in this journalistic masterpiece. Through the firsthand accounts of survivors, John Hersey's powerful and compassionate retelling of the events of August 6, 1945, in Hiroshima has become a timeless classic that stirs the conscience of humanity. With a poignant final chapter reflecting on the survivors years later, this book is a must-read for anyone seeking to understand the human cost of war.
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
The Four Elements of the Wise book cover
The Four Elements of the Wise
Working with the Magickal Powers of Earth, Air, Water, Fire
Ivo Dominguez Jr. - 2021-06-01
Goodreads Rating
Discover the power and magic of the four elements in this in-depth exploration of their history, lore, correspondences, and use in spellwork and ritual. Explore the consciousness of the elements and gain a deeper understanding of their role in paganism and Western magic. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced practitioner, this book offers new insights and practical applications for working with the elements. Discover the union of the elements and complete their Great Work.
Michelle Belanger
@anthonythewitch @IvoDominguezJr A great book from a fantastic teacher.      source
Necromancy in the Medici Library book cover
Necromancy in the Medici Library
An Edition and Translation of Excerpts from Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, MS Plut. 89 sup. 38
Brian Johnson - 2021-04-13
Goodreads Rating
Unleash the ancient secrets of necromancy within the pages of a mysterious manuscript discovered in the Medici Library. This book contains spells, rituals, and a cast of demonic figures that will raise the hair on the back of your neck. With an original Latin text and English translation provided, explore the world of the Italian necromancer who created this work, and the network of occult practitioners it was a part of. But be warned, wealth, power, and even love come at a dangerous price.
Michelle Belanger
Vacation reading. This is such a gorgeous book @JohBri Necromancy in the Medici Library (Hadean Press)      source
Psychic Self-Defense by Dion Fortune
The Book of Oberon by Daniel Harms
The Dictionary of Demons by M. Belanger
Dream Telepathy by Montague Ullman
The Origin of Satan by Elaine Pagels