If you haven’t asked your friend/co-worker/date what time they were born so you could figure out their rising sign, then who even are you?
As we start the new year and we’re all trying to suss out what 2020 has in store for us, we’re furiously reading up on our star signs to see how we’ll get that promotion at work, find our soulmate and survive the next retrograde.
To help you become a zodiac master, we’ve rounded up the best astrology books for you to check out.
The Astrology Of You And Me: How To Understand And Improve Every Relationship
By Gary Goldschneider and Camille Chew
Aside from being an incredibly pretty coffee table book, this tome will act as a beginner’s guide to how each and every star sign interacts with each other. Crushing on a Virgo? Fighting with your Gemini sister or struggling to connect with your Leo boss? This book will give you guidance and problem-solving solutions for every star-crossed situation you can think of.
Astrology For The Soul
By Jan Spiller
If you ever wanted to sit down with a world famous astrologer and learn all her secrets, now is your chance. Renowned spiritual astrologer Spiller will show you the key to discovering your hidden talents, your deepest desires and the ways you can avoid negative influences that may distract you from achieving your true life purpose. This book will teach you how to hone in on your astrological chart and show you everything from who can be your soul mate to healing affirmations to help you release positive energy.
The Only Astrology Book You’ll Ever Need
By Joanna Martine Woolfolk
Ok so it’s a big claim, but as the title suggests this book really does do it all. Perfect for beginners looking to learn more about astrology, this read is packed with info on everything from sun, moon and ascending signs to the placement of planets in your houses. It also has compatibility between every sign (a whooping 144 combinations) to reveal advice about health, money, lifestyle and of course the big one—romance. This book also delves into the history and mythology, so you can become an all-round zodiac buff.
By Vanessa Montgomery
Professional astrologer Vanessa Montgomery is all about guiding you to become a modern mystic. She’ll teach you how to read your own birth chart, from unlocking the meaning of your own sign, to decoding the houses, elements and transits. Breaking down each sign you’ll gain a better understanding of your traits—including surviving the pitfalls of your sign—and even get a little celebrity influence along the way. It also contains a compatibility section, so you and your mates can work out what star sign your next crush should be.
By Stella Andromeda
If you’re not interested in the whole zodiac and would rather just focus on your own sign—no shade—this little number is for you. Andromeda, who has been studying astrology for over 30 years, has crafted 12 books, each championing a different star sign. Whether you’re a classic Cancer or a typical Taurus, she’ll help you figure out who you’re going to fall in love with next, what job you should really be in and most importantly, how to survive that damn Mercury retrograde.
The Little Book Of Astrology
By Marion Williamson
This pretty hardcover gets points alone for its stylish design, but even better, it’s actually a really insightful read too. Despite its name, there’s nothing little about the amount of info packed into this one. Broken up into the different signs, Williamson will show you how to interpret the cosmos, not only day to day but into your future as well. This book will shine a light on how the stars can reveal a deeper understanding of yourself and others.
The Astrology Of Love And Sex
By Annabel Gat
This beauty is the ultimate guide to navigating love and astrology in the modern world with a fun, fresh layout. Taking a traditional match-making approach, Gat uses her extensive knowledge of the stars and today’s app-swiping dating culture to create a personalised love guide. Split up into 12 chapters—one for each of the zodiac signs–Gat will cover your flirting techniques, sexual turn-ons and turn-offs and dating style. The book also covers the all compatibility of other signs and includes a quiz to help to find your true zodiac love match.
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