Books on designing Tarot spreads or offering a number of original spreads and layouts.
In Beyond the Celtic Cross: Secret Techniques for Taking Tarot to an Exciting New Level, Paul helps Catherine discover the hidden depths of her reading through a back-and-forth dialogue. The book is an engaging process of interpretation of a single tarot reading.
This is no book of ready-made spreads, but instead a much-needed explanation of the principles and inspiration of tarot spread design.
The third edition of Karmic Tarot explains its tarot system for finding and following your life's path. The book is divided into theoretical and practical sections.
Learning Tarot Spreads
Learning Tarot Spreads is not an encyclopaedia of spreads, but deconstructs tarot layouts, and teaches how to create the ideal spread for a reading situation. From the author of Learning the Tarot.
Past Life & Karmic Tarot is aimed at exploring past life readings for self discovery, as well as broadening the repetoire of the advanced and professional Tarot reader.
A book containing than one hundred Tarot spreads, designed to give specific answers to your questions. Also includes basic Tarot information.
Illustrates a selection of common and easy-to-read card combinations, to help the new reader in linking and blending card meanings.
This book combines Tarot and the Pagan Wheel of the Year and includes twelve in-depth seasonal tarot spreads.
Tarot for your Future is a large hardcover book that explains Sandra Pendle's multiple-spread tarot reading method. The book includes card meanings and sample readings as well as the spreads. It's pitched at beginners to advanced, though the spreads are large and can be time-consuming.
In Tarot Spreads, tarot expert Barbara Moore offers nearly 70 themed spreads, as well as teaching how to modify spreads and design your own spreads. She also covers extra techniques, such as moving cards, working with pairs, or multiple decks.
Tarot: Get the Whole Story is an easy guide for using, creating and interpreting Tarot spreads for Tarot users of all levels. Includes sample readings to help with understanding and a variety of spreads.
The Celtic Cross Tarot Spread: Cutting To The Chase takes the guesswork and interpretations out of reading the cards, and simplifies it down to practical meanings. Just open the book, find the card position, and read the meaning.
The Heart of the Tarot: The Two-card Layout is a gentle guide on how to best put the Tarot to use. The book looks at the theme of each card - the energy that it carries, and how it fits into a reading - and the use of a two-card spread (a cut down version of the Celtic Cross).