The Very Secret Sex Lives of Medieval Women

A book review of The Very Secret Sex Lives of Medieval Women by Rosalie Gilbert Stars: **** Mango Publishing (2020)History/Women/Sex336 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: An inside look at sexual practices in medieval times. Were medieval women slaves to their… Read More »

Let’s Talk About Down There

A book review of Let’s Talk About Down There: An OB-GYN Answers All Your Burning Questions… without Making You Feel Embarrassed for Asking by Dr. Jennifer Lincoln, OB-GYN. Stars: ***** Andrews McMeel Publishing (2021)Women’s Sexual Health 224 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains… Read More »

Guiding Modern Girls

A book review of Guiding Modern Girls: Girlhood, Empire, and Internationalism in the 1920s and 1930s by Kristine Alexander. Stars: **** UBC Press (2018)Women’s Studies/Women in History296 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Across the British Empire and the world,… Read More »

Get Me Out

A book review of Get Me Out: A History of Childbirth from The Garden of Eden to the Sperm Bank by Randi Hutter Epstein, M.D. Stars: **** W. W. Norton & Company (2011)Health/Obstetrics & Gynecology352 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Making and having babies—what it takes to get pregnant, stay pregnant, and… Read More »

The Birth of the Pill

A book review of The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution by Jonathon Eig Stars: **** W. W. Norton & Company (2015)History of Medicine/Birth Control416 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: We know it simply as “the pill,” yet its genesis was anything but simple. Jonathan… Read More »

Love, Life & Lucille

A book review of Love, Life & Lucille: Lessons Learned from a Centenarian by Judy Gaman Stars: ***** She Writes Press (2020)Biography379 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Judy Gaman was so busy making a name for herself that she barely took the time to meet a stranger, enjoy life, or simply stop… Read More »

Pillow Talk

A book review of Pillow Talk: 40 Conversations About Sex for Married Couples by J. Parker Stars: ***** HHH Books (2019) Marriage 212 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: How can you experience sizzling and satisfying sex in your marriage if… Read More »