Start Talking: A Girls’ Guide for You and Your Mom about Health, Sex or Whatever by Mary Jo Rapini & Janine Sherman

Stars: ****1/2 Non-fiction Bayou Publishing November 2008 ISBN: 978-1-886298-31-6 200 pages Book One of the Talk at the Table Series Ages 10 and up Start Talking: A Girl’s Guide for You and Your Mom about Health, Sex or Whatever [an inside look at the details even she doesn’t know] is a guide for a teen… Read More »

My Little Red Book by Rachel Kauder Nalebuff

  Stars: *****   Summary: My Little Red Book is an anthology of stories about first periods, collected from women of all ages from around the world. The accounts range from light-hearted (the editor got hers while water skiing in a yellow bathing suit) to heart-stopping (a first period discovered just as one girl was… Read More »

Girls Inc.Presents: You’re Amazing by Claire Mysko

*I am still without internet access. I got to my mom’s computer so I could bring you a few reviews* Stars: ***1/2 Summary: You’ve heard it all before: Get good grades. Keep your room clean. Wear the right clothes. Try out extracurricular activities. And why don’t you have a boyfriend? All these demands can be… Read More »

In Your Face: The Culture of Beauty and You by Shari Graydon

Stars: **** I received this book for review from Annick Press. Teen Non-fictionAnnick Press 2004ISBN: 1550378562 176 pages Summary: From bedtime fairy tales and blockbuster movies to magazine advertisements and reality TV, we absorb the lesson early – being beautiful is the answer to our dreams. For teenagers, the pursuit of fitting in and measuring… Read More »

What Your Mother Never Told You by Richard M. Dudum

  Stars: ***** Subtitle: A Survival Guide for Teenage Girls I received this book for review from the author. I am also counting it towards the ARC Challenge. I must admit when I first received this offer I was intrigued because I’ve read lots of books for teenage girls, mostly when I was a teen,… Read More »

The Fab Girls Guide to Friendship Hardship by Discovery Girls

**Giveaway at end of review!!**CONTEST CLOSED Stars: ***** The creators of Discovery Girls magazine has created a set of four books for preteens about situations they often encounter. Discovery Girls asked me to review one of their books and I was happy to. The four books in the series are Friendship Hardship, Sticky Situations, Getting… Read More »