15 Essential Books, Podcasts and YouTube Channels for Witches

It's time to get witchy.

Whether you’re a beginner, an intermediate or an advanced witch, witchcraft can be pretty intimidating. There’s just so much to learn! From spells to divination to potions to predictions, there’s a lot of sacred ground to cover. Luckily, there’s plenty of media out there to make it all a bit easier. Take a look at 15 books, podcasts and YouTube channels all about witchcraft. Then let us know your favorite guide we’ve mentioned on our list in the comments section on social media.


Modern Tarot: Connecting with Your Higher Self through the Wisdom of the Cards by Michelle Tea

The manual that comes with a standard tarot deck can often feel stale or overly simplified, however, this guide offers a personal and modern touch. Author Michelle Tea brings tarot into the 21st century with a companion guide that gives each card in the deck the detailed attention it deserves.

Wicca: A Guide for the Solitary Practitioner by Scott Cunningham

This book is an absolute classic and if you’re interested in Wicca, it’s an absolute must-read. And if you’re looking to create your own Book of Shadows, this guide offers Cunningham’s personal journal as an exemplary template.

The Green Witch: Your Complete Guide to the Natural Magic of Herbs, Flowers, Essential Oils, and More by Arin Murphy-Hiscock

One of the best ways to connect to your craft is through nature. This book runs you through the need to know information on all things green magic—from potions to crystals.

Crystals for Witches: Rituals, Spells, and Practices for Stone Spirit Magic by Eliza Mabelle

We all love looking at beautiful crystals, but have we taken the time to harness their magic. This book takes you through the different properties of some of the most popular crystals and helps you use them for means of protection, healing and awakening.

The Spell Book for New Witches: Essential Spells to Change Your Life by Ambrosia Hawthorn

If spell work is a new field of magic for you, then this book is a great introduction. It offers step-by-step instructions to performing simple spells and is a great tool for performing practical magic.


The Fat Feminist Witch

This podcast is hosted by Paige Vanderbeck and it touches on a variety of topics surrounding witchcraft. From methods of divination to practical magic to interviews with fellow witches, this podcast has it all.

What’s Your Sign?

If you love astrology, well you’re in luck. What’s Your Sign is a podcast that dives into all thing astrology head first and gives listeners the inside scoop on the 12 signs and beyond.

The Witch Wave

Pam Grossman is an author and educator of practical magic who brings her many years of expertise to the podcast sphere. She’s also an expert on the history of occult and she has an extensive network of fellow witches that appear on her episodes.

The Queer Witch

If you’re looking to learn more about tarot and reading specifically for self-care, this is the podcast for you. Anna Joy leads the podcast and showcases the many intersections between witchcraft and the queer community.

Tarot Bytes

Tarot Bytes is another great podcast for getting to know your tarot deck. Tarot can definitely be intimidating and this podcast teaches you quickly and for free.

YouTube Channels

The Witch Of Wonderlust

This witch is an awesome introduction into the world of witchcraft. On her YouTube channel, she reviews books, opens up monthly subscription boxes and shares her most valuable tips/tricks.


Nervous about diving into witchcraft? Mintfaery creates content targeted toward beginners, helping them through crystal healing, tea rituals and fairy magic.

Maren Altman

Maren Altman is a NYC based astrology who creates in depth astrology content. Plus, she’s recently started discussing aspects of financial astrology, helping her audience to manifest big money.

Vanessa Somuayina

This witch is all about bringing psychic predictions to her audience, whether that be through tarot, crystals or angel numbers. Her content is not only informative, it’s very aesthetically soothing.

The Green Witch

If you love nature and witchcraft, this is the channel for you. The Green Witch helps you get in touch with the outside world through spells, potions and practical magic.