Of all the decks in my collection, I have never been quite as besotted with a deck as I am with the Cult of Weimar deck by Joan Marie of Rabbits Moon Tarot. As an undergrad, I studied German Literature, Film, and Culture, with Weimar German film being my most-loved class during my studies. I stumbled across this deck before it was re-printed, and was ecstatic when the creator announced the second printing. This deck was worth the wait.
This deck is a gorgeous, minimalist yet still ornate interpretation of the traditional imagery of the Rider Waite Smith deck, produced independently by the creator on Kickstarter.
What a great book! This book is the intersection of a tarot technique/craft book, a self-help book, and a life coaching book. The book is organized into five sections, each of which corresponds to an elemental theme, includes an introduction to the element and the theme, a tarot spread/program, case studies of the spread in action, and an exercise or “homework” to use with this spread to transform a tarot reading into a tool to implement real, tangible, sustainable change in the life of the person being read for (or for using yourself.)
I wish that I’d had this book when I started reading tarot in the 90s, but as I realized from the anecdotes included throughout the book, that’s because Michelle Tea is in my age range and was learning all the stuff that’s in this book. So, I guess the takeaway is that this book exists NOW, and what a lucky thing for all the new readers getting started who get to use this book as one of their primary