Review: The Sorcerer’s Dream – Dreamshield

Paperback: 298 pages
Publisher:, Inc. (April 12, 2010)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1609101561
ISBN-13: 978-1609101565
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This autobiographical adventure is about a journalist who meets the enigmatic sorcerer, Running Deer, and her initiation into the sorcerer’s world and mastering lucid dreaming. This book, that follows in the traditions of Carlos Castaneda and others, takes the reader through the magic realms of the unknown and gives a new approach to the traditional training of women sorcerers. It takes place not in some fantasy world, but in a contemporary society, and addresses the things we face on a daily basis in our everyday lives.


I found the premise of this book interesting. Through a narrative, the author manages to take the reader on a voyage through her discovery of her abilities to master dreaming. She does this with the help of her Mentor, Vidar or Running Deer.

She shows throughout the book various ways to get in touch with your healing aspects, sexual energy, etc. She doesn’t do this in follow this step by step process, but rather by describing her own voyages through it.

This is an area I’ve always been interested in, and this book stands as a good story of one who’s gone through the process. If you are looking for a step-by-step manual, you probably won’t find it here. You have to read and study the different things she is doing in order to get the process.

If you are interested in Lucid Dreaming or in Native American shamanistic ideas, then I think you’d enjoy this book. It’s definitely an area I want to explore more in depth.

See our interview of Dreamshield here and her guest post here. Also, don’t miss our giveaway, in which we will offer one of our readers the chance to win a copy of The Sorcerer’s Dream. You can enter it by clicking here.

About: Alysa Braceau aka Dreamshield, author of The Sorcerer’s Dream

Bio:  Alysa Braceau, Dreamshield lives in the Netherlands (Europe), she is mother of a 6-year old daughter. She studied social legal studies and the last ten years she is a (freelance) journalist and publisher. Besides that she has a healing practice and gives workshops about the Art of Dreaming.

Alysa Braceau is author of The Sorcerer’s Dream. The theme of the passed years have been the sorcerers tradition and mastering conscious dreaming. She carefully recorded her personal experiences which has finally led to this first book.

A short pitch on where to buy The Sorcerer’s Dream and a second way to win a copy

The Sorcerer’s dream, an initiation into the sorcerer’s world and mastering conscious dreaming. Buy it at:


The book can be ordered on Amazon – and everywhere they sell books



Win a copy of the Sorcerer’s Dream

During my book tour you go to my website and type in ‘book giveaway’ in the question area and you will be entered in the drawing on November 15. Good luck everyone!

*Disclaimer* A special thanks goes out to Alysa Braceu and BK Walker books who provided a review copy of this book. It in no way influenced my review.

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