The Hit List - The 2019 Tarot, Astrology, and Mystical Holiday Shopping Guide

As the holidays loom (only a few weeks away – YIKES!), you may be scratching your head wondering what to get for the mystical, witchy, tarot and astrology loving peeps on your list. Take a deep breath. I’ve got your back! Scroll down and check out my annual holiday shopping guide. Getting Christmas gifts for your magickal friends is easy as salted caramel pie in 2019!


Cool Tarot Decks:

This Might Hurt Tarot – A friendly, inclusive tarot deck that still honors the Rider-Waite-Smith imagery.

The Modern Witch Tarot – This contemporary tarot deck is the perfect stocking stuffer.

The Spells Deck: 78 Charms, Remedies, and Rituals for the Modern Mystic – A witchy delight from Cat Cabral and Kim Knoll.

The Light Seers Tarot – Chris Anne Donnelly’s gorgeous deck will take your breath away.

The Tarot of Enchanted Dreams – This pretty, ethereal deck from Yasmeen Westwood is bound to please!

The Salvidor Dali Tarot – Hallelujah! This deck has been reprinted! Any tarot fan on your list will appreciate this beauty.

The Alchemical Visions Tarot – A unique deck with a vintage look and large cards. Tarot lovers will find a lot to love about this deck!

Moonology Oracle Cards – Mystical types love oracle decks. This deck from Yasmin Boland is a good one!

Chakra Wisdom Tarot – This colorful tarot deck from Tori Hartman is sure to please!

The Herbcrafters Tarot – Joanna Powell Colbert and Latisha Guthrie hit it out of the ballpark with this deck. Get a copy for your mystical bestie – and one for yourself!

The Neo Tarot – This modern, striking deck comes from Daiana Ruiz and Jerico Mandybur. Pro tarot readers love it – your tarot friends will too.

Sawyers Path Tarot Tiles – You’ve heard me sing the praises about these tiny tarot tiles. Get this for a tarot person in your life and they’ll be singing your praises! (She has Lenormand tiles too!)


A Few Good Books:

Revolutionary Witchcraft by Sarah Lyons – This magickal guide for activism is necessary for today’s witch.

78 Degrees of Wisdom by Rachel Pollack – The classic tarot “bible” has been re-released. Everyone needs a new copy!

Tarot For Yourself by Mary K. Greer – Speaking of classic tarot books, Greer’s has been re-released this year too. You know you want one too!

The Power of Tarot by Liz Worth – This wise book belongs on every tarot fanatic’s shelf.

Priestess by Marcella Kroll – I am so, so in love with this book.

Queering the Tarot by Cassandra Snow – This groundbreaking book is one of the best that came out in 2019. Your LGBTQ tarot friends will totes love to find this in their stocking!

Simple Shui for Every Day: 365 Ways to Feng Shui Your Life by Amanda Gibby Peters – For the folks who want to change their luck and live their best life. (All of us!)

Astrology Coloring Books by Mecca Woods – Want a playful prezzie for the astrology lovers on your list? Mecca Woods created coloring books for all the zodiac signs. I love the Gemini Coloring Book!

The Karma of Cats – Cats rule in this collection of essays about the spiritual lessons from felines. Get a copy for every person who has a kitty.

Initiated: Memoir of a Witch by Amanda Garcia Yates – A beautifully written book that your witchy friend won’t be able to put down.

Astrology for Wellness by Monte Farber and Amy Zerner – Both health fanatics and astrology lovers will appreciate this book.

Pathworking the Tarot by Leeza Robertson – A unique book that puts a new spin on tarot.

Dreamworld by Jessica Snow – I have been using this book of meditations in my yoga class and my students LOVE IT. This is a perfect gift for the meditator in your life!

Magickal Astrology: Use the Power of the Planets to Create an Enchanted Life by Skye Alexander – For the magickal planners in your world!

Your Astrological Cookbook: The Perfect Recipe for Every Sign by Catherine Urban – The astrology lovin’ chef will want to get cookin’ with this cool book!


A Few Books From Me:

Tarot for Troubled Times by Shaheen Miro and moi – Self-care, ritual, tarot, magick, and activism. In a word: it’s a book about courage.

The Tarot Coloring Book is the fun, easy way to master the tarot card meanings! The perfect holiday gift for tarot lovers – and coloring fanatics!

Astrology for Real Life: A Workbook for Beginners (A No B.S. Guide for the Astro-Curious) is my best-selling astrology manual for total newbies. Put this under the tree and watch ’em light up!


Unique Gifts:

Check out this Empath’s Charm Bag. The perfect gift for the highly sensitive person in your life.

Atmosphere Mysts from my fave witch, Angela Mary Magick. I SWEAR by these sprays – and gift them to my friends all the time. They love ’em too.

A Constellation of Cosmic Truffles from Vosges Haut-Chocolate. This is the cutest, tastiest gift EVER.

Tarot Mug by LookHuman – OMG I adore these fun tarot mugs! Get the Hermit. Or Justice (with RBG!). Or The Tower! So many to choose from! Coffee drinkers who love tarot will go nuts for these!

WishBeads jewelry allows you to carry your wishes with you everywhere you go. This is a thoughtful, beautiful gift.


Services Everyone Loves:

Don’t have a lotta time to shop? Hate the mall? Get some gift certificates for tarot readings and get done. While everyone else is stressing at the store, you’re sitting back with a cup of hot cocoa and chuckling.

Q: What’s the perfect holiday gift for a business owner, freelancer, someone who’s self-employed? A: Get ‘em a subscription to The Astro-Biz Digest. It’s a weekly astrological forecast filled with important dates and details—especially for biz owners. (Be sure to scroll down to the “gift” option.)

Got a writer in your orbit? Astrology For Writers is a subscription that they’ll appreciate. Jeanna Kadlec delivers astro-wisdom geared for literary folks. I LOVE my subscription.

Pop Tarot is another great subscription combining tarot and pop culture. Fun and informative. Tarot addicts on your list are gonna love this!

Astrology Readings are the BEST gift. Last year, I got my husband, my daughter, and my self a reading with Sam Reynolds. You might want to get one for every member of your family too. Find out what 2020 is gonna bring with the best in the biz!

A ship on Lake Michigan on a windy December day.

Stopped to take this moody pick on a windy December day on Lake Michigan.

Other stuff:

According to NY Mag, a tarot reading with me is one of the best Christmas gifts for astrologers!

Need some coaching? Check out Christel Van Gelder’s new Instant Coach service.

This is your body on a hangover.

An attack on a Florida yoga studio was fueled by male supremacy, a movement with ties to other hate groups.

Gabriela Herstik is so wise: The High Priestess: Creating Safe, Sane, and Consensual Boundaries with Cannabis.

How do Tarot and Runes go together? Abbie Plouff gives me the lowdown in the latest Tarot Bytes.

This Professor Created A Lifesaving Drug — And She’s Donating All Her Profits.

If You’re Going Through A Holiday Breakup, Here’s How To Deal With Family Parties.

Meet Weston of Root Lock Tarot. You’re gonna love this thoughtful, insightful reader.

I’m talking about marketing and authenticity over at Marketing For Humans.

Wow: The First Crime Against Them Is Rape. The Second Is Being Billed for It.

Loved this shoutout over at Autostraddle: Holigay Gift Guide: For the Aspiring Witch in Your Life.

Billie Eilish’s Devastating Apple Music Show Proves Why She Won 2019.

WTF: Eight People a Day on Average Are Sexually Assaulted in an Uber, According to Uber.

Rebecca Gordon talks about why astrology is thriving in 2019 at the Financial Times Podcast.

Spiritual Gaslighting: the Unhealthy, Inauthentic practice of “High-Vibe” Culture.



April 24-26, 2020: Readers Studio. I’m a main stage presenter at the annual Readers Studio Tarot Conference in New York, the biggest tarot conference in the world. Join me and other world-class instructors for a weekend of tarot goodness!

May 10-16, 2020: The Tuscany Tarot Intensive. Where: Italy! A full week of tarot immersion. The only live tarot class I plan on teaching next year. Spots are limited.

August 30, 2020: Brushes and Stars. Where: Oakland, California. A full-day of astrology and intuitive painting – and yummy food! Join me and Chris Zydel for a joyful, astrology-inspired intuitive painting experience.


What I’m Grateful For:

Wish Beads

Holiday sales

Impending vacations

Peanut butter brownies

Sweet texts from friends


Soundtrack for 12/7/19:

Summer Wine by Nancy Sinatra


© Theresa Reed | The Tarot Lady 2019

images from stock photography and personal collection 


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