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Best Tarot Card Books: The Ultimate List

Here is a list of the best Tarot Card books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!

1. The Ultimate Guide to Tarot: A Beginner’s Guide to the Cards, Spreads, and Revealing the Mystery of the Tarot (2015)

 Best Tarot Card Books: The Ultimate ListUncover the facts, myth, history, and mystery of the . Whether you want to or , The Ultimate Guide to Tarot honors the deep heritage of tarot, while guiding you through . Tarot expert Liz Dean offers an overview to all of the important elements of each card, from to their , , . The Ultimate Guide to Tarot also —Celtic Cross, Horseshoe, Star, and Astrological Year Ahead—plus, a mini-layout to try for each of the 22 major arcana cards. Learn how to combine the of a great tarot reading: knowing the meaning of the cards, how to lay them out, and trusting the intuitive messages the images often spark within us during a…
Author(s): Liz Dean

2. How to Read Tarot: A Modern Guide (2019)

 Best Tarot Card Books: The Ultimate ListYour guide to modern tarot―it’s in the cards.How to Read Tarot is an essential and straightforward guide for anyone interested in mastering the art of tarot reading. Find all the answers here that you can’t in other tarot books―then find the answers in the cards.Does the Empress mean good things for someone’s career? How should you use the Three-Card reading? Get the most modern interpretations out of any tarot books, along with easy-to-reference guides that make it simple for new and experienced readers alike to jump straight into the most important part of tarot―reading cards.Go…
Author(s): Jessica Wiggan

3. Everyday Tarot Mini Tarot Deck (RP Minis) (2018)

 Best Tarot Card Books: The Ultimate ListEveryday Tarot brings a new perspective to the cards, giving modern soul-seekers the tools they need to access their inner wisdom and create an inspired life. This charming package, featuring stunning cards and a magnetic closure, will appeal to Tarot veterans and novices alike!This kit includes:…
Author(s): Brigit Esselmont, Eleanor Grosch

4. Tarot Cards in Sculpture by Niki de Saint Phalle (1985)

 Best Tarot Card Books: The Ultimate ListA delightful, full-color, artistic romp through the tarot in two and three dimensions! Artist Niki de Saint Phalle writes, “If life is a game of cards, we are born without knowing the rules. Yet we must play our hand.” 9500 copies were printed in Milan in May of 1985 and 1000 additional copies were made for Niki de Saint Phalle Foundation. This paperback book’s cover is black and the jacket, white. Unpaginated (40 pages). Includes color and black and white images, artwork and photographs….
Author(s): Saint Phalle, Niki de

5. Crow Tarot (2019)

 Best Tarot Card Books: The Ultimate ListPaying homage to the mystical energy of crows and ravens, Crow Tarot invites us to fly through the veil and connect with our intuitive powers. This artfully created 78-card deck is infused with the familiar symbolism of the traditional Rider-Waite® Tarot, making it ideal for both beginners and professional readers. The 88-page guidebook presents upright and reversed meanings and includes a custom Crow Tarot Spread….
Author(s): MJ Cullinane

6. Smith-Waite Centennial Tarot Deck in a Tin (2015)

 Best Tarot Card Books: The Ultimate ListThe Smith-Waite Centennial Tarot Deck in a Tin is a faithful reproduction of the original deck created by Pamela Colman Smith in 1909 under the direction of Arthur E. Waite. This classic tarot deck features full pictorial scenes in the muted colors chosen by Pixie herself. The deck was first issued in 2009 by U.S. Games Systems as part of the Pamela Colman Smith Commemorative Set. The 80-card deck includes the standard 78 tarot cards plus 2 samples of Pixie s non-tarot artwork. Cards in this pocket-sized deck measure 2.25in x 3.75in….
Author(s): Arthur Edward Waite, Pamela Colman Smith

7. The Ultimate Guide to the Rider Waite Tarot (2013)

 Best Tarot Card Books: The Ultimate ListDiscover everything you ever wanted to know about the world’s most popular tarot deck. The Ultimate Guide to the Rider Waite Tarot details the ten most important symbols on each and every card in the deck complete with hundreds of illustrations for easy use. In addition to an explanation of the symbols, each card is given a brief interpretation by topic: Writing in a convenient format designed for quick reference, European tarot authorities Johannes Fiebig and Evelin Bürger also provide tips, hints, facts, and lore to improve your reading right away. Within these…
Author(s): Johannes Fiebig, Evelin Burger

8. The Enchanted Tarot: 25th Anniversary Edition (2017)

 Best Tarot Card Books: The Ultimate ListSince it was first published in 1992, the beautiful Enchanted Tarot deck has become a firm favorite with tarot readers around the world. Whether you’re , or a more , this elegant collection has something for you. Experience the of the cards, and the extraordinary images created by award-winning artist Amy Zerner. These miniature works of visionary art weave a richly detailed fantasy world that is impossible to resist. The accompanying book by Monte Farber offers you guidance derived from your dream and waking states of mind and your resulting state of enchantment.   Used regularly, The Enchanted Tarot will give you…
Author(s): Amy Zerner, Monte Farber

9. Radiant Rider-Waite in a Tin (2015)

 Best Tarot Card Books: The Ultimate ListThe brilliantly colored tarot deck that has been popular for decades is now presented in a charming keepsake tin. For Radiant Rider-Waite, the artwork of Pamela Colman Smith has been updated and enhanced with a vibrant palette of colors, bringing new energy and radiance to the familiar scenes of 78 cards. Radiant Rider-Waite s brightness and subtle shading highlight the traditional symbolism that readers rely on for insightful readings. The card backs feature a star-filled deep, blue sky. Radiant Rider-Waite® Tarot includes an instruction booklet with an Introduction by Stuart R. Kaplan. Cards in this pocket-sized…
Author(s): Arthur Edward Waite, Pamela Colman Smith

10. Queen of the Moon Oracle: Guidance through Lunar and Seasonal Energies (Rockpool Oracle Cards) (2018)

 Best Tarot Card Books: The Ultimate ListFor countless millennia, humans have connected to the mystical power of the moon and the energy of the seasons. For our ancient ancestors, the earliest veneration and sacred honoring was of the moon, the seasons, and the cycles of light and dark, hot and cold and fertility and rest, and this beautifully illustrated Queen of the Moon Oracle allows you, the modern seeker, to plug in to these most primal energies.Consult this oracle based in ancient wisdom and receive the answers to your modern problems. This is the perfect companion to the author’s best-selling annual…
Author(s): Stacey Demarco, Kinga Britschgi

11. The Herbcrafter’s Tarot (2019)

 Best Tarot Card Books: The Ultimate ListThe Herbcrafter’s Tarot celebrates the handicrafts, tools, and time-honored folk skills related to herbs, trees, flowers and other plants that share their gifts with us. This deck and book set explores the relationship between herbs and how people use them for medicine, creativity, ritual, and spiritual guidance. It also considers herbs as archetypes and explores our partnership with the botanical realm. Herbcrafter’s Tarot is an engaging introduction to herbalism and plant spirit magic, and can be used as a profound divinatory tool. The set includes a 78-card deck and a…
Author(s): Latisha Guthrie, Joanna Powell Colbert

12. White Sage Tarot (2018)

 Best Tarot Card Books: The Ultimate ListInspired by ancient healing traditions this charming tarot deck features endearing animals in the Court Cards, chakra colors in the Minors, and natural elements throughout. The 78 cards balance masculine and feminine energy with modern minimalist art rendered in a soft pastel palette. White Sage Tarot helps people find clarity and flow along the journey of life. Includes 78 pocket-sized cards in a tin, 64-page booklet and chakra chart. Theresa Hutch, artist and creator of White Sage Tarot has worked as a graphic designer, art teacher, yoga teacher,…
Author(s): Theresa Hutch

13. The New Orleans Voodoo Tarot/Book and Card Set (Destiny Books) (1992)

 Best Tarot Card Books: The Ultimate ListThe first tarot to celebrate an African-American culture, this book and 79-card deck capture both the spirit and the imagery of Voodoo`s African, West Indian, and Catholic influences. Ancient and earth-honoring, Voodoo`s practices take on different forms specific to time and place, but its essence remains focused on the loa–the potent spiritual forces of Voodoo that are manifested directly through human beings and their actions. The authors draw strong parallels between the Waite and Thoth Tarots, the Kabalistic Tree of Life, and the Voodoo tradition as it is practiced in New Orleans. Just as the major and minor arcana of the Tarot…
Author(s): Louis Martinié, Sallie Ann Glassman

14. The Rider-Waite Tarot Deck (1975)

 Best Tarot Card Books: The Ultimate ListPaperback: 78 pages Publisher: Us Games Systems Inc (1975) Language: English ASIN: B003E5PZOY Shipping Information: View shipping rates and policies Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,446 customer reviews Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,520,737 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?…
Author(s): Arthur Edward Waite~Pamela Colman Smith

15. Tarot for Beginners: A Holistic Guide to Using the Tarot for Personal Growth and Self Development (2018)

 Best Tarot Card Books: The Ultimate ListTarot for Beginners is a modern reference for using tarot to guide your own personal growth and self-development.The practice of ancient tarot in modern life requires a fresh perspective and new skills. In Tarot for Beginners, you’ll learn how to apply the history and symbolism of tarot to everyday events for your own personal growth and development.Tarot for Beginners introduces a new perspective to tarot, and explains each card as it relates to your life today. From fortune-telling device to spiritual tool, this up-to-date beginner’s guide provides you with exercises and a clear method for…
Author(s): Meg Hayertz

Best Tarot Card Books: The Ultimate List

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some tarot card books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

The Language of Tarot: A Proven System for Reading the Cards

Author(s): Jeannie Reed
ID: 2404304, Publisher: Llewellyn Publications, Year: 8 Sept 2019, Size: 2 Mb, Format: epub

Mindful Tarot: Bring a Peace-Filled, Compassionate Practice to the 78 Cards

Author(s): Lisa Freinkel Tishman
ID: 2376011, Publisher: Llewellyn Publications, Year: 8 Jun 2019, Size: 58 Mb, Format: epub

Guided Tarot: A Beginner's Guide to Card Meanings, Spreads, and Intuitive Exercises for Seamless Readings

Author(s): Stefanie Caponi
ID: 2914584, Publisher: Zeitgeist, Year: 2020, Size: 14 Mb, Format: pdf

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are absolutely hot items according to The New York Times, others are composed by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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