"Starr Casas is a true national treasure. She is an authentic hereditary practitioner of Conjure, among the most potent forms of traditional American folk magic. A vast repository and staunch defender of rapidly vanishing American folk traditions, Starr Casas is the real deal and Old Style Conjure is her best, most complete and comprehensive work yet. This is a practical book, chockful of Starr's own formulas, rituals, and works. Read it and learn how to effectively use time-tested techniques of Conjure to better your life and achieve your goals. Starr also presents and explains the history and philosophy of Conjure. This knowledge will help you become a better, more effective practitioner of Conjure, but it will also teach you much about the history of the United States. To learn from Starr is to learn from the source. Anyone seeking to comprehend Conjure and benefit from its powerful magic would do well to read Old Style Conjure."
"Respect, Responsibility and Family … these three words resonate when I reflect on Starr Casas and the gift her knowledge and integrity is to our modern magickal culture. I love Old Style Conjure: it's fascinating, insightful, practical and powerful, just like Starr."
"At last…a book that answers every question you had about Conjure, but were afraid to ask! Written in the folksy style that belongs to Starr Casas alone - and jam-packed with easy to understand explanations, simple working instructions, and fascinating historical tidbits - Old Style Conjure is an absolute treasure. It's a must-read for every practitioner of the ancient arts - and a must-have for every magical library!"
"This is Starr Casas's best work yet, revealing the secrets of Conjure that anyone can use to enrich their lives. Everything you need to know is fully explained. This is a handbook created to be used and cherished, and passed on down from generation to generation."
"Old Style Conjure is written in Starr Casas' uniquely heartfelt and down-home conversational style that reads like you're getting advice from your best friend. With her lifetime of Conjure-work, Starr guides you through the roots, recipes, and rites of this powerful practice that is the legacy of those first Africans to come over on the slave ships--ancestors that Conjure-workers uplift and honor for both their sacrifice and their magic. With these tools, you will learn the ways of Southern magic that have been used by both black and white practitioners for centuries--steeped in African wisdom, the spirits of the natural world, and the strength of the Bible--itself a most powerful spell book in the hands of the true Southern Conjurer. If you want to learn the old ways of Southern Conjure from a true expert who has lived it her entire life, then look no further than Starr Casas!"
"Mamma Starr is the real deal and her works and words speaks that truth. This down to earth, practical guide to Conjure is a book you will want to keep forever. Whenever I learn from Starr Casas, she transports me to a place where I see, feel, and hear what needs to be done to get it right. Old Style Conjure is a gift to the folk magic community."