Tarot Stripped Bare is a very basic and encouraging guide on DVD for learning to read tarot cards. It uses live interviews and readings with PowerPoint style instruction, and emphasises a practical method of reading without memorising dozens of meanings.
A classic and well-researched book on the historical influences, trends, theories and origins of Tarot. Originally published in the mid-eighties, it has now been reprinted by the Association for Tarot Studies.
Tarot Talismans: Invoke the Angels of Tarot is from Golden Dawn and ceremonial magician, artist and author Sandra Tabatha Cicero, and is intended to show the student how to make and use magical talismans for achieving their goals, using the Tarot as its base.
Originally the Ask Knighthawk column, now a book of entertaining and educational readings. James Ricklef clarifies the reading process through 22 three-card readings for characters from history and literature. While this edition is now out of print, the book has been revised and reissued as Tarot Reading Explained.
Tarot Theory and Practice is a thought-provoking read. Ly de Angeles shares her unorthodox ideas on Tarot, linking it with quantum physics, astrology, the Kabbalah Tree of Life, and more. The book covers a lot and presents quite a few new ideas and perspectives.
Practical tarot techniques from two experienced teachers, the Amberstones from the Tarot School. This book is an easy read with answers to 78 common questions of the beginner - from choosing a deck to shuffling, reading ethics to year cards.
Tarot Tour Guide: Tarot, The Four Elements, And Your Spiritual Journey is a book for all levels of tarot reader. It deepens the reader's knowledge of tarot through exercises and meditations, tarot magick, and as a tool for spiritual growth.
Tarot Triumphs: Using the Marseilles Tarot Trumps for Divination and Inspiration is an excellent introduction to the history of tarot and the process of divinatory readings with Marseilles-style cards.
Tarot Trumps and the Holy Grail
Tarot Trumps and the Holy Grailis an academic thesis revealing the links between the historical tarot trumps, or major arcana, and the legends of the Holy Grail. Out of print, but due to be reprinted soon.
"The Tarot Workbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Discovering the Wisdom of the Cards" is a beginner's reference guide to the tarot. Focusing mainly on card meanings, it also introduces the reader to more advanced concepts such as numerology, astrology and ethics.
Tarot, Birth Cards, and You: Keys to Empowering Yourself is the first book from Bonnie Cehovet. She combines a birth card system with affirmations and journeying to create a tool for personal transformation and manifestation.
Tarot: A New Handbook for the Apprentice
Tarot: A New Handbook for the Apprentice offers a esoteric and Christian approach to the use of Tarot, through exercises, meditation and ritual. From Eileen Connolly, creator of the Connolly Tarot.
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.
A companion handbook for the Aleister Crowley Tarot, that doesn't get lost in the esoterism in the cards. Suitable for tarot users of all levels.
A very useful primer for those new to tarot, with information on choosing a deck, tarot history, spreads, and the cards themselves. Understanding of the cards is assisted by extensive keywords, advice and reversed meanings for each one. The book is also illustrated with cards from the Robin Wood Tarot.
Tarot: Unlocking the Arcana is a modern and fresh approach to tarot for beginners. It's a reliable and clear introduction that makes tarot cards relevant to the contemporary era.
A tarot book with lengthy interpretations and suggested meanings for each tarot card, and focusing on the more practical, everyday aspects of life.
The 2-Hour Tarot Tutor teaches the skills to read Tarot intuitively through 'saying what you see', rather than memorising meanings.
The Ancestral Path Tarot: Paths to Wisdom Using the Ancestral Path Tarot, is the companion book that explains the imagery and legends in the Ancestral Path Tarot.
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.