Guide to Getting It On by Paul Joannides, Psy. D.

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This week is all about SEX! 

A book review on The Guide to Getting it OnStars:*****

Goofy Foot Press (2008)
Adult Nonfiction
928 pages

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Summary: A guide on everything sex. Everything.

This is the BEST SEX BOOK EVER!  Sorry for yelling but it’s true. It has just about everything in it and it’s not shy about talking (or illustrating) the topic at all. If you are shy about sex, this may not be your book but no one’s making you share it or talk about it to others. If you want to know better techniques this book can help but it also has scientific information that is interesting, helpful, but not over your head.

It’s not just me that loves this book. The Guide To Getting It On has received 7 awards and has been an assigned text for sex ed courses across the US.

I can’t describe the book too much as I don’t want to get to graphic on this blog but let’s just say it covers all different kinds of sex, with graphic line drawings (which can be very helpful.) The only thing is that the book is a little male dominate sometimes as the author is male. However there is lots of information for women. Please make sure you check out the table of contents to see what I mean. The book is huge and will take you a while to get through it. It’s heavy reading too so take your time, read a few chapters a night before bed, (or before lovemaking .)

UPDATE 2020: The website seems to be gone or hacked unfortunately. It’s too bad as it had great resources. If you can find this book it’s still a great resource but just know that it’s very heterosexual focused. But that’s probably mostly because the world didn’t talk openly about LGBTQ+ as much when it was published.

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Update 2020: A NEWER version is available now on Amazon. It’s half the size but cheaper and updated for the times. It’s here.

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I've been a nonfiction lover for as long as I can remember. I love children's nonfiction as well and love to share my knowledge and the books I gained them from, with the world. I wish more people would give nonfiction a chance.