Thelemic Cookbook: Jupiter Chicken Salad

Recipes from “The Thelemic Cookbook: Cooking with Correspondences”: The ‘Jupiter Chicken Salad,’ was shared at the recent Rite of Jupiter celebration at Golden Lotus O.T.O. This recipe is infused with the Jupitarian purple aura of cranberries, champagne grapes, purple carrots, purple cabbage, and purple figs. Read more

The Thelemic Cookbook is back!

Out of print through the pandemic, The Thelemic Cookbook: Cooking with Correspondences by Lita-Luise Chappell is back in a revised Second Edition – now available on Amazon Kindle! Due to soaring printing costs, we decided not to print the Second Edition in book form. The end selling price would have been over $60. However, the Kindle version will cost only a third of that ($19.99), making it much more affordable for interested buyers. Read more

5-Star Review for The Rose of Rhodes

“What follows is both an entertaining and twisty detective story as well as a vivid immersion in Greek culture and history as it takes place in and around the Old City of Rhodes. Lita’s books are always dense with highly researched facts and history, a lot of which comes from her own travels and studies in the parts of the world being described, adding an extra layer of authenticity to the plot as it unfolds.” Read more

New: What Are Women Actually Thinking?

How often do women think about sex? What are they thinking when they view couples having sex? What do women think about facial hair on men? What are women really thinking of when they are contemplating intercourse? And what do women think makes a happy marriage? Read more

New 5-Star Review for Pearl and Garridan!

“Two lovely tales filled with magic and lore” – a review by Rafael. “It’s very apparent that the author spent a significant amount of time researching Roma customs, and I very much appreciated how carefully these elements were woven into the story…. Read more

New Release! The Rose of Rhodes

Our favorite detective family the Reynards are back… this time on the Greek island to investigate the theft of artifacts from an archaeological dig at the Acropolis of Rhodes. Only by impeccable detective sleuthing, excellent research skills, and the help of a local police inspector, is the person behind the theft gradually revealed. Who is the Rose of Rhodes, and why are small pieces of broken gold chain so important to him? Read more

Upstate New York: A Travelogue

The goal was to visit family in northwest Massachusetts, cross a corner of Vermont and then head into New York to see the Berkshire, Catskill and Adirondack autumn colors, the Finger Lakes, Niagara Falls, and whatever else we could find along the way. Click through for the full travelogue as well as individual reviews of tourist sights, restaurants and B&Bs. Read more

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! Here are a couple pictures of a cake that Lita made for the Halloween party at Golden Lotus Lodge O.T.O. This pumpkin cake recipe is four layers of pumpkin bread, and for the frosting pumpkin butter puree was mixed with cream cheese frosting. The pumpkin stem was a biscotti and the leaves are waffle cookies with green food color veins. Fun and yummy! (Photos by Carly Burks) Read more

Pearl and Garridan: A Roma Love Story

Just Published! Two stories come together in one book about a family of Roma Travelers set in Romania in 1871. The first story tells of a romance between a young girl named Pearl who travels in a vardo wagon with her family, and her lover Garridan who lives in an ancient and haunted forest. The second story tells of Garridan’s exceptional talents as a wood carver who brings new life into a Romanian Village. Read more