Astrology and zodiac signs have been an interesting topic for as long as any of us can remember (and maybe since the beginning of time), but outside of checking out horoscopes online, it’s no surprise that we might not know as much as about them as we think. There is so much to learn in the realm of the zodiac from sun and moon signs, to placements, to houses, to retrogrades, and so much more — but it can be a little overwhelming trying to figure out where to start to learn about them.
Below, we’ve pulled together some of the best astrology books available. From full fledged informational collections to simple guides to funny and light-hearted options, you’re sure to find something to help you understand the stars — and yourself — a little bit better than you did before! Also many of these books make for great coffee table books, or just fun books to lay around your house for guests to check out while they’re visiting your home or apartment.
So without further ado, here are the best astrology books currently available on Amazon, independent bookstores, and speciality online retailers.
When it comes to diving into the world of astrology, things can be pretty daunting, but this book makes learning about the stars so much easier. Not only does the author go as far as to show the compatibility between every single combination of signs, but it also includes extremely helpful information about each sign in regards to health, love, lifestyle, and finance. With additional information on the history and developments on astrology, this is a must read for anyone wanting to learn a bit more about astrology beyond horoscopes.
Though this book has been around almost two decades, the fascination with it is completely understandable. This collection takes a look at going beyond your specific sun sign and fixates on the actual day you were born — a unique blend of astrology and numerology. The profiles themselves are based on studying the personalities if over 14,000 people, and is an interesting look on how the day you were born says so much about the person you are.
When it comes to finding love, it isn’t a surprise that many people search through astrology articles and books trying to point them in the right direction. Sometimes though, you’re looking more towards not only who is the love of your life, but who you’d be sexually compatible with and this book from Sabra Ricci and Jenny McCarty is a hilariously perfect way to do just that! It’s incredibly light-hearted but still full of solid information about what you’re attracted to and who exactly you should hook up with as well as how to make that happen.
While sun, moon, and rising signs are the more common focus of astrology fans, there are some parts that people tend to shy away from, particularly the twelve different houses. In what is considered the best and most informative collection on the subject, Sasportas explains all the nuances and associations included in each House and what they mean for you on a larger scale. Highly recommended if you want to take a deeper look at some of the more difficult to discern aspects of your birth charts!
While it can seem daunting at first glance, this book from Hand explores planetary transits and some of the more difficult to understand terms common in astrological charts including sextile, conjunction, etc. While someone who is seasoned in astrology will want to grab this book for a deeper understanding, there is plenty of information helpful for beginners to join the ranks as well!
One of the most notable information books on astrology, Julia and Derek provide a comprehensive guide to the wide range of topics that anyone might wonder about- and has since been updated to take into account some of the newer discoveries involved in astrology. It’s great for if you’re just starting and want to begin exploring the aspects, as well as if you’re a more seasoned astrology buff who wants to tackle things such as advanced birth charting technique. Regardless of where you fall in the experience category, there is certainly something here for everyone!
The zodiac signs have been a guide for centuries to our love lives, but living in the modern age and trying to discern whether someone likes you in the midst of modern dating can be annoying at best and absolutely insufferable at worst. However, despite how often we rely on technology, the zodiac signs still offer a large amount of information on how compatible we are with our crushes, and why they act they way they do- and this book from January Nelson really zeroes on on the reason your crush reacts the way they do in every day situations so you can figure out if they’re really into you, or whether you should run the other way.
When it comes to learning about the zodiac, sometimes it helps to keep things simple — and this guide from Julianna McCarthy will do just the trick! While it’s not a full-fledged information collection like other astrology books, it helps you to piece together some basic astrology principles in a way that is easy to understand and doesn’t learn you feeling overwhelmed in the process, while still providing plenty of material for even the more seasoned astrology buffs.
Though we always enjoy learning about ourselves, many of us tend to turn to astrology in hopes of learning about the people in our lives- what makes them tick, their personality quirks, and how we can learn to understand them better. In this book, Goldschnieder gives you an in depth look on how to improve and understand every potential relationship in your life- from romantic partners, to parents, and coworkers and friends. It’s a necessary read if you want an idea of how the people in your life are affected by the stars, as well as how you can relate to them better.
If you’re looking for a simple guide to understanding your natal chart and the way the stars, planets, and cosmos affect the way you live your life, then look no further! A newer astrology book that’s been catching the eyes of astrology fans, Montgomery helps easily break down some of the more difficult to understand aspects of astrology, including the Houses and even planetary shifts, so you can have a better understanding of yourself and how to enhance your life.
Two topics that people are almost always searching for are sex and astrology — so this book combining both together is a must read for anyone who finds themselves curious about the sexier side of the zodiac signs. With it’s use of modern astrology and it’s insistence to talk about how each sign is turned on, how they experience pleasure, and what their kinks might be, this is a book you’ll definitely want to dive into if you’re intrigued by how the stars can influence your sex life.
Cocktails and astrology? Yes please. Sometimes you need to unwind with a drink and in this collection of cocktail recipes, you can find one that fits your sign! While learning about all the in depth aspects of astrology is interesting and intriguing, sometimes it’s nice to have a little fun and craft some delectable creations- for yourself, or for your friends!
We all know that each sun sign carries specific associations of personality traits which are always fun to explore and it can be even more fun to speculate how those traits affect the way we handle situations in our lives. Here, Stockton takes you through all sorts of fictional scenarios that are designed to elaborate on how each sign handles things in their lives definitely a fun book to break out amongst your friends to compare signs with.
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