San Francisco: Weiser Books, 2011. Paperback, x+308 pages. New.
The Voodoo Hoodoo Spellbook is a vast compendium of spells, formulas for conjure oils, powders and gris gris from the author’s tradition of New Orleans Voodoo. It contains spells and remedies for all occasions and problems, such as attracting love, prosperity, luck, fertility, health, protection and curse-breaking. There are comprehensive but easy-to-follow instructions for candle magic, blending effective magical oils, washes, and incenses. The author also clearly explains how one should make and use a gris gris bag; gives an overview of the New Orleans Voodoo tradition and its core concepts, and not only details but also expands on the pantheon of the loa and the saints of this fascinating tradition. The author also provides an extensive bibliography and a list of recommended suppliers of oils and other necessities.
The Voodoo Hoodoo Spellbook is an excellent introduction to effective magical practice in the New Orleans tradition of Voodoo.