Review: The Witches’ Book of the Dead

The Witches’ Book of the Dead
by Christian Day
Paperback: 288 pages
Publisher: Weiser Books
ISBN-10: 1578635063
ISBN-13: 978-1578635061

Product Description
Witches are creatures of magic. They cast spells, heal, and foretell the future. What you might not know is that Witches can also commune with the spirits of the dead.

In The Witches’ Book of the Dead, modern-day Salem Warlock Christian Day shows how the spirits of our beloved dead can be summoned to perform such tasks as helping you to discover hidden opportunities, influence the minds of others, seduce the object of your affection, and even reach into the dreams of the unwary. According to legend, the Spirits of the dead can confer magical talents, fame, love, and wealth on those brave enough to summon them.

The Witches’ Book of the Dead explores the enduring relationship between witches and the dead and teaches rituals and incantations to help readers open doorways to the spirit world.

Dare to walk between the worlds with Christian Day as he guides you across the River Styx into the shadowy realms where the dead long to connect with us once more!

My thoughts:

I first saw Christian Day on the paranormal TV show Ghost Adventures. I was not impressed. The robes, skull, candles, and flamboyant gestures really turned me off.

Having read his book, I think that I have a better insight into the Salem Warlock. I understand why he uses the title Warlock and I have a better understanding of the tools used in the episode.

I liked his sense of humor. While discussing ritual cleansing he said, “Far too many people these days don’t shower as much as they should. Remember, your body is a temple, not a garbage scow, For the sake of everyone around you, including the spirits, bathe regularly!” I got a pretty good chuckle from several comments like that one.

Day’s behind-the-scenes story of his Ghost Adventures episode is priceless. “‘Depart from that place and let them discover nothing!’ Yeah, it was catty, but I didn’t want anyone, living or dead, to steal the spotlight from the Witch House.” I wonder what Zak Bagans thinks about that? While I wasn’t a fan at first, I believe this man should have his own show.

If you are interested in the tools and techniques of witchcraft and ghost hunting, this is your resource. I thought that it was excellent. Day’s personality really pushes this book into a long list of “must-haves” from Weiser Books. I give it 5 stars out of 5.

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from Weiser Books. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255 : “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”
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