8 Astrology Books You Should Read This Year

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So many astrology books have been written that it’s easy to get lost when searching for the right one. There are basic resource books to advanced books about charts, houses, and predictive astrology, all out there waiting to be read. Finding the best ones can be overwhelming.

Whether you’re interested in delving deeper into the world of astrology, or you’re a beginner wanting to explore what astrology is all about, here are,

8 Astrology Books You Should Read This Year

1. Chart Interpretation Handbook: Guidelines for Understanding the Essentials of the Birth Chart by Stephen Arroyo

This excellent manual is a classic, must-have to add to your astrology books collection and for anyone wanting to create reliable birth-charts. Arroyo explores the signs, elements, planets, planets in the elements, planets in the signs, the Ascendant, the Midheaven, the Ascendant’s ruler, houses, aspects, and gives valuable tips on chart synthesis.

Everything you need to know about interpreting a chart is included. It is plainly written but can be a bit simplistic for the advanced astrologer. If you’ve been intimidated by astrology or have a very rudimentary understanding, this book will help you get over that.

2. Astrology for the Light Side of the Brain by Kim Rogers-Gallagher

This astrology primer is not just for beginners. Although humorous in style and easy to read, Rogers-Gallagher provides valuable readers with information. It offers complete introductions to basic astrology concepts and terms. This is one of the best books for beginning astrologers who are ready to move beyond the sun signs.

This is NOT a comprehensive or exhaustive analysis of astrology. However, Rogers-Gallagher takes a lot of the mystery out of a complex subject and present it in a way that anyone could comprehend. Astrology is a very complex subject and can take time and dedication to fully understand everything it’s about. This book is for anyone interested in the field of astrology as a primer.

3. Relationship Analysis by Robert P. Blaschke

Out of all the astrology books out there, this book is perhaps the most extensive and organized book on relationship astrology. For anyone interested in exploring relationship astrology more deeply, this must be a part of your library. The author discusses the theory of relationship astrology and interpreting inter-chart aspects.

One caveat is that this is not a book for beginners or for those who are looking for a simple astrological formula with which to evaluate relationships. It is a well-written book which covers a range of in-depth techniques. It is evident that the author is well-versed and has spent years studying the astrology of relationships. Highly recommended to those with a background in astrology.

4. The Only Astrology Book You’ll Ever Need by Johanna Wolfolk

This book gives a foundation from which to begin a study of astrology. When ordered online, the book offers downloadable software to easily create your personalized chart. It’s perfect for the beginner astrologer. The author breaks down each sun sign and then explores moon signs, ascendants, and the positions of the planets by each sign.

5. The Secret Language of Birthdays: Personology Profiles for Each Day of the Year by Gary Goldschneider and Joost Elffers

Each day of the year is assigned a personality sketch, which can then be analyzed and interpreted. This is an excellent book to have on hand. Gary Goldschneider and Joost Elffers are coauthors of the books in the Secret Language series. This book combines astrology, numerology, and psychic intuition, to reveals one’s strengths, weaknesses, and major issues.

6. The Secret Language of Relationships by Gary Goldschneider and Joost Elffers

A great companion to the Secret Language of Birthdays, this book is for anyone wanting to learn more about their relationships. This book helps you interpret relationships based on the weeks each person was born. The book describes over one thousand relationship possibilities and explains the chemistry within relationships. It also further delves into why you may feel the way you do about certain people and how you can improve difficult relationships.

If you really want to learn more about the people around you, this is definitely the book to get. Understanding people you come in contact with every day, from family members to coworkers, can help you determine how to react to their behaviors and also how to not get on their bad side! This book is a great way to help you approach conversations in a new light and truly understand people!

The Secret Language of Luck rounds out the trilogy.

7. Parker’s Astrology by Julia & Derek Parker

One of the best things about this bestselling book is its beautiful and colorful illustrations. It’s also chalk-full of information. The book starts with an informative history of astrology and an overview of the solar system. It then details astrology’s fundamental concepts. The basics of each aspect of astrology are artfully illustrated and there are photo collages on every page.

If you’ve wondered how astrology works and what it means. This book will provide the answers. Our place in the universe has a profound effect on our lives and the lives of those around us. Parker’s Astrology will answer all those questions and more. The book also includes a section on how to cast your own birth chart. The book is easy to read and provides incredibly useful tables and charts.

8. Astrology for Yourself by Douglas Block and Demetra George

Not only is this a basic introduction to astrology, it has a handy workbook to create and give you a step-by-step understanding of your own birth chart. The workbook helps you to have a deeper understanding of yourself. You’ll discover how everything you are about is connected and will give you a sense of purpose that you never had before. You can also start to understand others on a deeper level as well.

The basic qualities of the signs and planets are introduced, and the book includes a space for personal insights.

The List is Endless

This is by no means a comprehensive list of astrology books, but a place to get started.

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