Recommended Astrology Reading - A Few Basics

Here's a few titles that I recommend to anyone interested in delving deeper into astrology. By no means is this an exhaustive list but it's juicy enough to sink your teeth into. Many of these titles I read back when I was a wee baby astrology nerd and in need of more comprehensive info than my Google searches could find. Some of the books on this list are very dated, which means you may have to get them used (most likely through Amazon) but I've included them because they were important to setting the foundation for the astrology we study today. 

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 Beginner Level/Astrology Basics

Astrology For the Light Side of the Brain by Kim Rogers Gallagher

Astrology For Yourself by Demetra George

The Twelve Houses by Howard Sasportas and Liz Greene

 

Birth Chart Basics

Understanding the Birth Chart by Kevin Burk

Aspects in Astrology by Sue Tompkins

The Inner Sky by Steven Forrest

 

Psychology and Transformation Based Astrology

Astrology, Psychology, the Four Elements by Stephen Arroyo

Yesterday's Sky by Steven Forrest

Your Secret Self by Tracy Marks

The Astrology of Self-Discovery by Tracy Marks

Healing Pluto Problems by Donna Cunningham

The Astrology of the Moon by Amy Herring

Venus Signs by Jessica Shepherd

A Love Alchemist's Notebook by Jessica Shepherd

Astrology for the Soul by Jan Spiller

The Gods of Change by Howard Saportas

 

Relationship Astrology

Skymates by Steven and Jodie Forrest

Skymates 2 by Steven and Jodie Forrest

Person to Person Astrology by Stephen Arroyo

Love Zodiac by the AstroTwins

Love On A Rotten Day by Hazel Dixon-Cooper (humor)

The Celestial Sexpots Handbook by Kiki T.

 

Predictive Astrology

Eclipses by Celeste Teal

The Changing Sky by Steven Forrest

Planets In Transit by Robert Hand

Astrology For the Light Side of the Future by Kim Rogers Gallagher 

 

Medical Astrology

Your Body And The Stars by Dr. Stephanie Marango and Rebecca Gordon

 

 

How To Get A Free Birth Chart While Learning More About Astrology

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photo: pics-about-space.com

When I'm on Twitter, I usually get asked by curious astrology beginners how they can go about getting their birth chart online.

Of course, I always recommend purchasing a reading with a reputable astrologer first. But, before I became the astrology aficionado that I am today, I spent long hours on astrology websites, googling what I could before moving on to astrology books, and then registering for astrology classes and mentoring.

That said, the best way to learn about astrology is to first learn about you. This is where having your birth chart comes in handy. Even if you decide that you don't want to pursue astrology full time like I did, it's still helpful to know what your birth chart looks like and what it's about.

A sample birth chart. photo: theastrologydictionary.com

A sample birth chart. photo: theastrologydictionary.com

The quick and easy way that you can get your birth chart for free is by visiting astro.com. Select the Natal Chart, Ascendant option from the Free Horoscopes pull down menu (as pictured below) and then follow the steps to enter in your birthday information. To get an accurate chart, it's necessary to know the exact time that you were born, though you can still find out your Moon, Venus, Mercury, etc. signs by using a 12 Noon birth time.

photo: astro.com

photo: astro.com

Once you have your birth chart, I recommend browsing astro.com for other free features, and visiting websites like Cafe Astrology, Sasstrology, Sagittarian Mind, BobMarksAstrologer.com, and of course mylifecreated.com for free astrology resources.

And as I mentioned, if you find yourself wanting to delve deeper into your birth chart, especially in the interest of unlocking opportunities and creating the life you want, book yourself a reading.