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December is going to be a lively and upbeat month, as the new moon in Sagittarius will be a positive change, especially fore fire signs. In general, everyone will be feeling the urge to express themselves and break down stereotypes and old-age boundaries. Essentially, this is a month of “breakthroughs,” especially when they involve conventions that are harming more than helping.

 SAGITTARIUS 

Because the Sun is in Sagittarius until December 21, it’s a time to work on your own endeavors instead of putting others first. It’s OK to be a little selfish sometimes. The December 13 Gemini full moon—which is a strong supermoon—will allow you to be introspective and reflective of your life choices. The full moon is also in your partnership zone, which could be great for your personal life and career. This is a good time to have important conversations.

Suggestion: Your book suggestion from WORD Brooklyn (126 Franklin Street): Sean H. Doyle’s “This Must Be the Place”

 CAPRICORN 

This month is all about finishing up your personal projects, so you can start the new year anew. Since the Sun is in Sagittarius and your restful twelfth house until December 21, it’s a great time to do this, but also don’t overwhelm yourself with social engagement. It’s a time to be solo for now. Then, the Gemini full moon full moon on December 13 delves into your sixth house of health, organization and service. You’ll feel extra motivated to start eating healthier, exercising, and being better to your self emotionally. Maybe consider redecorating or trying a new routine.

Suggestion: Your book suggestion from WORD Brooklyn (126 Franklin Street): Tobias Carroll’s “Transitory” 

 AQUARIUS 

It’s all about social networking this month for you–the Sun is in Sagittarius until December 21 in your eleventh house of group activity and networking. It’s a good time to socialize, meet new people, and host little parties or gatherings in your apartment or elsewhere. Get out of your shell. Then, the Gemini full moon full moon on December 13 goes into your fifth house of passion, creativity and self-expression. This is a time to get a new wardrobe, redecorate, and think about how you want to express yourself in general. Don’t forget to be sensitive to others though if they disagree with you.

Suggestion: Your book suggestion from WORD Brooklyn (126 Franklin Street): Alexander Chee’s “Queen of the Night”

 PISCES 

Is there a goal or project you’ve been working on? Now is the time to finish it, as the Sun is in Sagittarius, which is your tenth house of ambition until December 21. This gives you all the motivation you need, although don’t forget to get some TLC between all of the hard work. You’ll get the pause you need during the Gemini full moon full moon on December 13 which goes through your fourth house of home, family, and emotional foundations. This could bring some much needed security–and also present a huge change for you in your home and family life, like a move, relationship, or pregnancy.

Suggestion: Your book suggestion from WORD Brooklyn (126 Franklin Street): Natalie Eilbert’s “Swan Feast”

 ARIES 

This month is super social and festive for you, which is a nice distraction to get your mind off work, especially as the Sun is in Sagittarius, which is your positive, optimistic ninth house until December 21. This means you’re all about getting people together and making connections both new and old. This works well with the Gemini full moon on December 13, as it goes into your third house of communication–which allows you to be effectively expressive at both work and play.

Suggestion: Your book suggestion from WORD Brooklyn (126 Franklin Street): Natalie Diaz’s “When My Brother Was an Aztec”

 TAURUS 

This month is going to be about love and money. Since the Sun is making its annual trip through Sagittarius until December 21, which is your eighth house of intimacy, sex and shared finances, it can be an emotional time for you. You’ll focus on what you want, and don’t want–what’s working and not working. Then, the Gemini full moon on December 13 will make you focus on money, as it goes into your second house of security and self-worth. It’ll give you a much needed confidence boost.

Suggestion: Your book suggestion from WORD Brooklyn (126 Franklin Street): D. Foy’s “Patricide”

 GEMINI 

This month is all about your support system, as the Sun will be in your collaborative and commitment-focused area of your chart this month–as your seventh house of partnerships will light up–and then it will go into your eighth house which will bring much needed change. It may cause a lot of emotional disruptions–and may not always be easy–but the long, hard road is often the one worth going through. Then, the Gemini full moon on December 13 will plunge into your first house of solo ventures. It’s a good time to do some independent activities.

Suggestion: Your book suggestion from WORD Brooklyn (126 Franklin Street): Sherman Alexie’s “Reservation Blues”

 CANCER 

This month is all about introspection and reflection for you, which is a good time to start healthy routines, as the Sun will go through Sagittarius, which is your wellness-focused sixth house until December 21. This means start a new fitness routine–and make your goals a priority. It’ll also be a time for emotional closure because of the December 13 Gemini full moon. This will go through your twelfth house of healing, and transitions, which will allow you to bond with old friends, make new ones, and allow yourself to heal from some major traumas.

Suggestion: Your book suggestion from WORD Brooklyn (126 Franklin Street): Marie Howe’s “Magdalene: Poems”

 LEO 

You’re going to love this month. Since the Sun is in Sagittarius, which is your passionate, expressive fifth house until December 21, you’re about to get some steamy romances under your belt. Everyone wants to be around you, and you do love being in the thick of the action. Then, because of the Gemini full moon on December 13, you’ll focus on career, as it goes into your eleventh house of teamwork, technology, and humanitarian causes. It may be a good time to volunteer or start a project to help others.

The bad news is that it looks like one of your friendships has come to an end, which may be a good thing in the end, as you’ll no longer waste energy on it.

Suggestion: Your book suggestion from WORD Brooklyn (126 Franklin Street): Francesca Lia Block’s “Love in the Time of Global Warming”

 VIRGO 

Your career and social life is about to get amped up, since the Sun is plunging through Sagittarius, which your domestic fourth house until December 21, lending a cozy vibe to the season. This means you’re all about making time for those you care about most, and maybe even hosting a hangout at your place. Your home life is about to get more important and cozy, which is a good thing for you. The December 13 Gemini full moon also highlights your career and success, pointing at a new opportunity on the horizon for you.

Suggestion: Your book suggestion from WORD Brooklyn (126 Franklin Street): Colson Whitehead’s “The Colossus of New York”

 LIBRA 

Things are about to get good for you, dear Libra. Since the Sun is going through Sagittarius, which is your expressive, outgoing third house until December 21, you’re all about socializing. There are many holiday parties, so it’s a good time to go out and make the best of it. Then, on December 13, the Gemini full moon soars through your outspoken ninth house. It’s a time of honest reflection for you and others, and you feel as if you’re starting anew. Take advantage of this amazing feeling.

Suggestion: Your book suggestion from WORD Brooklyn (126 Franklin Street): Dennis Cooper’s “Closer”

 SCORPIO 

This month is intense for you, but then again, what isn’t? The Sun will be in Sagittarius, which is your secure second house until December 21. This itself is good, because you often struggle with security, so you are in a good place within your home life. However, the Gemini full moon on December 13 soars into your eighth house of intimacy and shared finances–which could mean a big change in that realm is about to come. It isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but it will be emotional and you’ll have a lot of thinking to do.

Suggestion: Your book suggestion from WORD Brooklyn (126 Franklin Street): Toni Morrison’s “Beloved”

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