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Rachel Kauder Nalebuff

Author of My Little Red Book

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Meh. Wildly uneven. Also I was expecting fiction/sci-fi and instead got a bunch of essays that read like printed out tumblr posts. Nothing wrong with that, just not what I was after. Kinda feel like you can save yourself the $ and just develop a good blog roll?
urnmo | 1 other review | Jul 29, 2019 |
Oh, this was a fabulous collection. I didn't love every essay, but it was hopeful and it's one of those books where you can easily go back and read one or two of the entries and get something new out of it, or use one of their lists in the appendix to read on a topic, et cetera. Very cool concept well-executed.
jeninmotion | 1 other review | Sep 24, 2018 |
Do you remember when you first got your period? These ladies do. This collection of remembrances about first periods is funny, distressing, oh-so-familiar, and it seems every other essay cites the classic tome "Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret." It's also reassuring: The sisterhood is as old as time and it lives forever. For teens already "on the rag," this book can help assuage embarrassment and discomfort. As a read for pre-teens, it's too sophisticated a work for all but the most precocious. This book will get you remembering your first period and how you've lived with your monthly visitor.… (more)
Salsabrarian | 26 other reviews | Feb 2, 2016 |
A great book about women and their first experience with their period. Incredibly well written, a great conversation starter, and makes the experience feel unifying.
Whitaknee | 26 other reviews | May 29, 2011 |



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