San Francisco: Weiser Books, 2008. Paperback, 174 pages. New.
Subtitled 150 spells You Can’t Live Without, Judika Illes’ Magic When You Need It is a compendium of spells for everyday and emergency uses. Divided into four sections: Money and Career; Sex, Marriage and Children; Home; and Trouble, Magic When You Need It offers simple instructions and ingredients for performing quick and effective magical remedies for many of life’s troubles. Down-to-earth and accessible, author Judith Illes brings together traditional wisdom with modern magic to provide the reader with safe and effective spells to positively influence your life. Dealing with a wide range of practical problems, from dealing with money issues to protecting your car and avoiding parking tickets, and with practical advice on the mechanics of magic, Magic When You Need It is a useful introduction to spellcrafting and spellcasting for anyone who wants to take control of their life.