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The following books and articles have served – and continue to serve – both as compass and anchor on this adventure. Some whisper of ancient tales and winding paths through the wild myths and folklore of the Scandi Northlands. Others provide insight into particular aspects of the reality my characters live in. All of them offer ample food for thought. Enjoy!


ASWYNN, F. (2002). Northern mysteries and magick: Runes, gods and feminine powers. St. Paul: Llewellyn.
BOOTH, M. (2015) The almost nearly perfect people: Behind the myth of the Scandinavian utopia. London: Vintage Books.
BYATT, A.S. (2011) Ragnarok: The end of the gods. Edinburgh: Canongate Books.
COLUM, P. (2016) The children of Odin: The book of Northern myths. London: Collier Macmillan.
CRAWFORD, J. (2015) The Poetic Edda: Stories of the Norse gods and heroes. Indianapolis: Hackett.
DAHLSTRÖM, K. (1887) Nordiska gudasagor berättade för barn och ungdom. Stockholm: Z. Hæggströms Förlagsexpedition.
EASON, C. (2018). Little bit of runes: An introduction to Norse divination. New York: Sterling Ethos.
FRANKEL, V. E. (2013) Shadowhunters & myths: Discovering the legends behind the Mortal Instruments. Hamden: Zossima Press.
FRANKEL, V. E. (2015) The Avengers face their dark sides: Mastering the myth-making behind the Marvel superheroes. LitCrit Press.
GAIMAN, N. (2017) Norse Mythology. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.
GUERBER, H. A. (2017) Tales of Norse mythology. Barnes & Noble.
HOFFMAN, A. (2021) Magic lessons: A prequel to Practical magic. New York: Simon & Schuster.
McGRATH, S. (2020) Njord and Skadi: A myth explored. London: Avalonia.
OVASON, D. (2010) Shakespeare's secret booke: Deciphering magical and rosicrucian codes. Forest View: Clairview Books.