Review – The Chronicles of Destiny Fortune Cards

CHRONICLESTITLEThe Chronicles of Destiny Fortune Cards box coverAuthors / Josephine & Emily Ellershaw

Artwork / Claudia McKinney

2014

Published by Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 978-0-7643-4624-8

“From ancient times, storytelling has been an engaging method to impart ageless wisdom through underlying meanings and morals of treasured tales.  Step into the magical Enchanted Emporium and, through the Guardian of Books, work with 69 beautiful destiny fortune cards to find adventure, immediate insight, and guidance as you interact with an original, themed story.  During your quest for answers to you most important questions, receive step-by-step instructions, keywords, in-depth meanings, exciting spreads, a timing method, cheat sheet, card combinations, and sample readings in an accompanying guidebook.  No previous knowledge of cartomancy is necessary, and this deck and guide is also suitable for experienced users.  What will your destiny reveal?  Don’t miss the adventure…”

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Review: Celtic Lenormand

Celtic LenormandCeltic Lenormand

Author / Chloe McCracken

Artwork / Will Worthington

2014 U.S. Games Systems, Inc

Celtic Lenormand brings elements of nature-based paganism to the Lenormand divination system.  This 45-card deck, with beautiful artwork by Will Worthington, provides additional tree, animal and people cards.  In-depth descriptions for each card include spiritual messages, affirmations and suggestions for use in spells.  The illustrated book also presents interpretations based on the phases of the moon and the Wheel of the Year.  Continue reading

Review – The Gorgon’s Tarot

The Gorgon's Tarot box coverThe Gorgon’s Tarot

by Dolores Fitchie – 2014

Published by Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN:  978-0-7643-4590-6

“A round, mostly black and white deck with two lurking splashes of color, The Gorgon’s Tarot is an innovative and inspired way to read the Tarot.  With Dolores Fitchie’s discreet, tongue-in-cheek humor, it’s also engaging and fun to read!  Unabashedly feminine and a restrained paean of praise to the animal kingdom, it features a largely female cast, lost of animal companions, commentators, bodyguards and familiars, and a mixed bag of traditional and not-so-traditional imagery, with traces of unorthodoxy here and there.”  (excerpt from the bottom of box)

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Review Oracle of Visions

Oracle of VisionsORACLE of VISIONS

by Ciro Marchetti

2014 U.S. Games Systems, Inc.

ISBN:  978-1-57281-756-2

Having been a long standing fan of the art and decks created by digital artist Ciro Marchetti, I was thrilled when the Oracle of Visions deck and book set arrived upon my door step.  One could never be disappointed by the exquisitely illustrated 52 cards which make up this remarkable Oracle.  While the Tarot decks Marchetti has produced over the years hold a special place in my collection, his creation of an Oracle such as this has shown an even broader depth of imagination and creativity in this less restrictive arena of divination decks. Continue reading