Author Karen Gravelle helps girls and their families grow more comfortable talking about periods, pubic hair, and pimples without blushing in this friendly, compassionate update of her sex ed book. So it is a wonder that menstrual products are not free. What a ride! Copyright 2021 A Period Blog All Right Reserved. i just adore it with my whole heart. Welcome To Your Period – Book Review Posted On 26/10/2020 We received Welcome to your period by Yumi Stynes & Dr Melissa Kang to review, published by Little Tiger. This book is a fantastic social commentary on periods by british broadcaster and journalist Emma Barnett. It's About Bloody Time” as Want to Read: Error rating book. This category has basically been owned by Kaz Cooke for generations, but Yumi looks set to slide nicely into position. In its pages, there are stories that you will relate to because those things have happened to you or a friend. For most of the book the language/framing is NOT LGBT+ inclusive which almost made me stop reading. The first, Queenie, is Gilbert's … When nearly half the population of the world bleeds, menstrual products need to be accessible for everyone. Perfect for sharing, The Period Book is a trusty friend that can help you feel happy and confident about this new phase or your life. However, I think periods should be taught so much better than they were. It is ridiculous that despite being a necessity, period products are taxed by the government as a luxury good. You see how periods are affected by politics and in advertising, and how the concept of big brands peddling products to women is problematic in itself. Start by marking “Period. NPR: Book Reviews Summary judgment on books of note, from NPR personalities, independent booksellers and critics from across the public-radio spectrum. I also try to hide my period at work, carrying pads to the toilet in a small make-up bag, or ridiculously in my entire work bag... but again why do I do this? Tell the reader what genre of history this work belongs to or what approach the author has used. This book is informative and clearly well-researched. focuses on the practicalities, social and personal implications of starting your period, and the physical and emotional developments in puberty. By normalising periods, we make it a safe place for other women to share their experiences with us without the fear of being judged, holding us back. For example, if you are reviewing a non-fiction book about the development of the polio vaccine in the 1950s, consider reading other books that also examine the same scientific issue and/or period of scientific development. Reviews "Beyond the Book" articles; Free books to read and review (US only) Find books by time period, setting & theme; Read-alike suggestions by book and author; Book club discussions; and much more! Welcome back. I particularly liked the last couple of chapters, about trans experiences, people who wanted periods but couldn’t have them and vice versa, and the menopause. PERIOD is part-memoir, part-social commentary on smashing the taboos around discussing our monthly menses. An important read for women and men alike. Period Homes looks at some of the latest books about classical design, historic home maintenance, and the history of period-style homes. Well I'll accept that it was informative and I did learn some things. Book reviews can apply to all novels, no matter the genre. Some genres may be harder than others. The Middle Ages are perhaps the most controversial historical period of them all. Small Island by Andrea Levy 448pp, Review, £14.99. Refresh and try again. Schools should be taking the lead, trying to remove the stigma early on, so we don't get men in government and powerful positions sniggering at the meer mention of periods: what their mothers went through, and their mothers, and their mothers and so on - so that they could be born. Our verdict on the book: The Case for Keto review – why a full-fat diet should be on the menu. Research is never-ending, at least judging by the alerts that pop up in our email inboxes every day. Women’s Day Spotlight – Period Positivity x Body Positivity. This book should be read by everyone - admittedly maybe parts aren’t so suitable for children but definitely men as well as women need to read this book and learn a few home truths. The Period Book will help guide you through all the physical, emotional, and social changes that come with your period, as well as related issues like dealing with pimples, mood swings, and new expectations from friends and family. by HQ. 3rd read: april - june 2019 (physical) 5 stars yep this is my third time reading this book. For families going through separation, divorce, or other difficult transitions, EMILY'S BLUE PERIOD is an especially compassionate and helpful book. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published The Period Book is a reassuring must-read for every girl about to have her period, and every parent wishing to prepare a daughter for this important milestone. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This book should be read by everyone - admittedly maybe parts aren’t so suitable for children but definitely men as well as women need to read this book and learn a few home truths. Perhaps as the period taboo still penetrates are culture. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. By keeping ourselves hushed up, we actually lose out on a timely diagnosis and unnecessarily put up with pain by covering it up with shame and humiliation. Finally if you, the reader are looking to be more proactive in this space, this book might be the perfect place to start educating yourself to be loud, and proud and most of all, informed. It was insightful here and there with a few interesting facts sprinkled in, but I’m not sure it will be worth my time to finish it when it becomes available from the library again. She shares a lot of anecdotes about her personal life and upbringing and the relationship she has with periods. Ernest Bevin. This is completely brilliant. As women, we think the only time to go to the doctor is when we have a fever or an injury, but we tend to forget that our wellbeing is essential and while it is easy to deal with the pain and discomfort in silent, we really don’t have to. Team GiveHer5 November 11, 2019. this time i physically read it and annotated it, and it was everything. The Middle Ages. Your email address will not be published. A comforting balm. It is an important story that serves to remind women to speak up if they feel an abnormal amount of pain. It shocked me to realise that I myself am guilty of hiding my period away to a certain extent; I sometimes use the term 'that time of the month' or speak about 'coming on' to avoid calling it a period... but why on earth do I do this? As something that affects a significant proportion of the population it's absolutely ridiculous that no one ever talks about it or if they do it's in whispers or on TV commercials with perfect women having the time of their life. The author eloquently describes a wide range of topics such as education, workplace initiatives, period poverty and periods in transgender men. It outlines the purpose of literature review and gives good information about note taking and how be critical. A t GiveHer5, we like to keep ourselves updated on the topic of menstruation in whatever context it comes up – be it through a social issue, awareness campaign, a movie reference or even a book. The Period Book: A Girl's Guide to Growing Up arms girls with information they need to feel confident and capable through puberty. But overall a charming, funny book which I think anyone could learn something from. I am raging I didn’t know this for all those years I was on it) and it’s all told in an easy to read and funny manner. Introduce the author, the historical period and topic of the book. I was looking forward t this book for so long and so happy when I was approved for an ARC, this book is everything I hoped it would be. i respect emma barnett because she left no stone unturned here and sugar coated nothing. It champions not being embarrassed about periods and encourages people to talk about them much more openly without fearing people's reactions. we like to keep ourselves updated on the topic of menstruation in whatever context it comes up – be it through a social issue, awareness campaign, a movie reference or even a book. Odd, you might think, to be so keen to read a book about periods but, as the tag line says, this is the book we have all been waiting for and it’s about bloody time it was written. Have that the Pope! Even as a WMA (woman of menstruating age) I learnt a few things I wasn’t aware of (who knew when on the Pill you didn’t have to have that break & there’s no need to actually have that ‘period’?! Yet the hypocrisy is real when you imagine a world where men having periods is the norm. Efforts need to be made to ensure all menstruators have access to menstrual products and that women need to be in spaces of research and policymaking to make a positive difference in understanding how to improve pain management of periods. Bloody good! for several years yet caught it in the nick of time before it got to her ovaries, she details how she put up with the pain despite subconsciously knowing that the pain she went through was not normal. Emma Barnett . Statesman of Europe. It's a little fluffy and overwritten in places, but the stories she shares are relatable - and an important contribution to the growing number of books focusing on female bodies. she really calls out how much bullshit they are and how they are actually quite harmful in the way they are done! Perhaps as the period taboo still penetrates are culture. As a topic, there is a vast spectrum of issues that intersect with it ranging from health and hygiene, politics, poverty, taboos, gender equality, pop culture, feminism, inclusivity and so on. blog*** Period 8 by Chris Crutcher Publisher: Harper Collins Publication Date: March 26, 2013 Rating: 3 stars Source: eARC provided by the publisher from Edelweiss Summary (from Goodreads): In this full-length novel from Chris Crutcher, his first since the best-selling Deadline, the ultimate bully and the ultimate good guy tangle during Period 8. Some will call these stories gross asking me why I would share them in the first place, well just like any bodily function periods are healthy and this book has opened my eyes to how true this fact is and thus how utterly bizarre with the stigma attached to periods. As a topic, there is a vast spectrum of issues that intersect with it ranging from health and … September 5th 2019 Your email address will not be published. Skip to main content. 32 people have already reviewed Period Style. All the writer is looking to do is educate and inform us on how one word ‘period’ shouldn’t have any negative connotations tied to it. By normalising periods, we make it a safe place for other women to share their experiences with us without the fear of being judged, holding us back. i respect emma barnett because she left no stone unturned here and sugar coated nothing. Shame should be cancelled, as being outspoken and frank will allow for bonding over a shared female experience, and this enables us to go and seek help for periods that are unusually painful or irregular and general reproductive health. She is a journalist, a broadcaster and the recipient of several accolades. (Audiobook) A really entertaining yet thought provoking read. With wit and a dash of humour, Barnett talks in a frank manner about the female experience. it was insightful and funny at times. I would have to say I feel as though my generation are becoming much more open about periods, perhaps this is due to maturing and my fellow peers being open about this in our last years of adolescence. it was insightful and funny at times. The Book of Longings book. Required fields are marked *. Press ESC to cancel. Through this you learn that the solutions to rectifying issues in the menstruation space are really simple – all it takes is more open conversations be it with friends, colleagues, your husband, your boss and your doctors. 3 reviews. This isn't a scientific book, it is a book to break down barriers and start a conversation. Category: Family ... — London Review of Books. We come to understand what it is like to suffer from period poverty where women, particularly the homeless and vulnerable ones do not have access to menstrual products and what they have to resort to, to get through those five days. Poor women become pawns when men on the street use sanitary products as a bargaining chip, as leverage to get women to do things for them. Has changed my life more than any other book as I have now stopped having a break from my contraception so am now period free. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. This book is an easy and enjoyable read and leaves you with plenty to think about. Having heard some amazing reviews of this book I was looking forward to something funny any informative. It tells you what happens and when, what you need to know and how to prepare. I am raging I didn’t know this for all those years I was on it) and it’s all told in an easy to read and funny. They would be lauded for something so natural, and talk about period would be as common as bathroom humour which if you think about it, is far less appealing than periods. The brash attitude — as though broaching this subject is super shocking — felt a little weird to me because I am often looking at topics like this about women’s health and rights, but I think it may feel appropriately edgy and risqué to ma. Girls Only! A big thank you to the team at Harper Collins for sharing a copy of the book with us. However, not everyone has access to this information but if we keep persisting on keeping ourselves aware and educating others who may not have the resources to be informed then at the very least we are contributing by keeping the period movement alive. Rick This thoughtful book doesn't sugarcoat things: Life can be sad and messy, and there's no easy fix. Debbie Palen's funny and sympathetic cartoons ease the confusion and exasperation you might feel, and celebrate the new sense of power and maturity that … Let's face it, it is about bloody time people started writing on the subject of periods so I have to commend Emma Barnett for putting it all out there. The book throws light on the fact that in most cases, policies are dictated by men who do not have an understanding of menstruation in the first place, as can be seen by the taxing brackets of menstrual products. ***Review posted on The Eater of Books! We asked the... At a time when women around the world are raising their voices in the fight for equality, there is still one taboo where there remains a deafening silence: periods. This book should help my students with the part of the research process to often struggle with. Book reviews. The moment I saw that this book existed, I knew I just had to have it. 1 review. When a CIA asset in East Germany is compromised, a team of unconventional warfare specialists are … There is no one way to format a book review but here is a common format that can be varied according to what you think needs to be highlighted and what length is required. This book reads like “The Paris Wife”, but unlike the fore mentioned book, The Blue Period offers the reader a true insight to Pablo Picasso’s early life and his struggles to make a name for himself. If someone is to take offence to the word period then that is entirely their problem. Made me laugh out loud and share all the stories with my friends and have open discussions with them about periods. Each chapter covers how periods affect our lives – as women, for men, in school, in the workplace, with doctors. As someone who suffered from endometriosis for several years yet caught it in the nick of time before it got to her ovaries, she details how she put up with the pain despite subconsciously knowing that the pain she went through was not normal. TLDR: The book contains some interesting content, but I think it would have been more interesting/groundbreaking 5 years ago. A much-needed diversion. Emma Barnett is a British broadcaster and journalist. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. I'm pretty passionate on anything "Period" related, and it may become tiring to some of you, or even grating in some cases, but while I still have breath in me, I'll carry on my passion and the ranting, hopefully, until this bullshit changes. There have been many times I feel as though I have been harassed for having my period: at Disney land when two security guards snigger at finding *gasp* period pads in my bag at the age of 16, when I was hidden in the toilets ripping off my pads which sounded like velcro with my fellow student asking if I was okay or feeling as though I have b. ... however - I am having a lot of trouble finding an order of which corresponds to this review. Just $12 for 3 months or $39 for a year. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Thoughts on Gender Equality during the Covid-19 Pandemic, How Shortage of Clean Water Affects Menstruating Women, Global Considerations for the Progress of Menstrual Health, UN Day: Menstruation and the Sustainable Development Goals. Since August 2016, Barnett has been a columnist for The Sunday Times and, from June 2017, a co-presenter of BBC One's Sunday Morning Live. This was due back to the library so I didn’t finish it, but it was heading for an “OK” review anyway. This is such an incredible book that I believe everybody should be reading. A former Digital Media and Women Editor for The Daily Telegraph, she is a presenter for BBC Radio 5 Live and an occasional presenter of Woman's Hour on BBC Radio 4. She is a journalist, a broadcaster and the recipient of several accolades. Recently, Harper Collins very kindly sent us a copy of a book called PERIOD, written by Emma Barnett. “I am Ana. For most men, periods are nothing but a squeamish topic despite all men being birthed by women who bleed. It’s about bloody time. As for the laughter the book promised, I felt like the author was trying rather too hard to be funny and as such wasn't really succeeding and that's before mentioning all the period related puns, each with their "sorry, not sorry" type disclaimer to make sure you didn't miss it. 9 reviews. The New Shingled House. I shouldn't feel that I have to hide the fact that I bleed once a month. Welcome to Your Period sits in the ‘frank and funny’ category of tween hand-holding. A detailed and important social commentary on all things period related. Barnett talks about why we should have period pride. ... A review of the book, Gracie Mansion: A Celebration of New York City's Mayoral Residence, by Ellen Stern. Aiming to pull down the walls and break the taboo around periods, menstruation or whatever you want to call it we should be discussing this openly and without shame or fear. Author: James Stejskal Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/01/2021. Observer book of the week The Case for Keto review – why a full-fat diet should be on the menu. Equally fascinating, amusing and horrifying at the same time! Andrea Levy's narrative switches between four protagonists. The mix of memoir and science/history/sociology didn't really work for me even though I am a big fan of those genres separately. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Period Book at Amazon.com. Debbie Palen's funny and sympathetic cartoons ease the confusion and exasperation you might feel and celebrate the new sense of power and maturity that your period can bring. Hard to relate to some parts as I've never had a problem with my periods and don't want kids but completely agree we all need to be more open about periods. Eva turned 10 this year and whilst we have spoken about periods regularly, every girl has questions they don’t quite know how to ask and this book covers it perfectly! For girls, this means not going to school and missing out on education. A thrilling, riveting, and whip-smart novel that feels as though you are being served a slice of Cold War military history. The brash attitude — as though broaching this subject is super shocking — felt a little weird to me because I am often looking at topics like this about women’s health and rights, but I think it may feel appropriately edgy and risqué to many readers. Some thought provoking issues. Amazon.co.uk: period books. Kind regards, Laura Payne. Having heard some amazing reviews of this book I was looking forward to something funny any informative. With more than 300,000 copies sold, The Period Book stands out from the pack by specifically addressing younger girls. This was a really fun book, that was easy to read and had a nice friendly tone throughout, I think for me personally I would have liked an it to have a chapter to do with biological and psychological parts of periods because I feel you can't write a whole book about the topic and not visit those areas. This is an excellent book, clearly written and suitable for undergraduate students. It champions not being embarrassed about periods and encourages people to talk about them much more openly without fearing people's reactions. The Period Book will help guide you through all the physical, emotional, and social changes that come with your period, as well as related issues like dealing with pimples, mood swings, and new expectations from friends and family. Take a look at these step-by-step instructions from our professional writers to learn how to write a book review in-depth. Uncanny Valley by Anna Wiener review: The Devil Wears Prada for tech geeks 4/5 By Laurence Dodds 6 Jan 2021, 12:44pm. If you could email us at info@periodstyle.co.uk with your order number, we would be happy to look into this further for you. 137 reviews Period Power is a profound but practical blueprint for aligning daily life with the menstrual cycle, to give women a no-nonsense explanation of what the hell happens to their hormones every month and how they can use each phase to its full advantage. The book intricately traces how ideas and systems of thought that we now consider quintessentially modern European ways of life, thinking and culture stemmed from this time period. Theme By. We even learn what it means for those who wish to have periods but can’t have them or those who are constantly reminded that they are not who they want to be when they do get their periods. Emma Barnett's books explores the facts about periods, the cultural and political attitude towards menstruation and women's health in general, and what needs to be done to make it better for women. Well worth a read or listen. Once I finally got hold of my copy, I was eager to start, and I raced through it. By keeping ourselves hushed up, we actually lose out on a timely diagnosis and unnecessarily put up with pain by covering it up with shame and humiliation. Highly recommend for everyone and anyone. I have been waiting for this book to come out since I heard the editor, Charlotte Mursell of HQ Stories, raving about it back in March. As a topic, there is a vast spectrum of issues that intersect with it ranging from health and hygiene, politics, poverty, taboos, gender equality, pop culture, feminism, inclusivity and so on.   I don’t think I’ve ever read quite so much about menstruation in one sitting. Hilarious and extremely thought provoking! As for the laughter the book promised, I felt like the author was trying rather too hard to be funny and as such wasn't really succeeding and that's before men. And with eleven now the average age at which girls get th Book Review: PERIOD by Emma Barnett. Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Basket. 3.33 out of 5. Bloody good! Andrew Adonis "Adonis gives full credit to all Bevin’s qualities..." — London Review of Books. of course i knew period product ads were always unrealistic but she really opened by eyes in that regard. Childhood memories and annual traditions. I was surprised by the occasional (unintentional, I believe) non-inclusive language à la “men don’t get periods and they never will” (pun intended, I’m sure). Even as a WMA (woman of menstruating age) I learnt a few things I wasn’t aware of (who knew when on the Pill you didn’t have to have that break & there’s no need to actually have that ‘period’?! Sometimes poignant, sometimes shocking, brilliantly written. Despite having my period every single month, there was so much that I did not know. Choose from contactless Same Day Delivery, Drive Up and more. On the other hand, the book review format remains the same. I had to stop-pause for a mome PERIOD also happens to be her first book. 2nd read: 29-31 march 2019 (audiobook) 5 stars UGH I WILL NEVER GET OVER THIS BOOK 1st read: 14-15 march 2019 (audiobook) 5 stars cw: drug use, alcoholism, addiction, abortion Made me think about issues I’ve never considered like period poverty. Harvard University Press. The style of writing grated with me though and I also found that the author tended to lay it on rather thick (why say it once if you can say it three times or more). The BFG by Roald Dahl – review ‘My favourite character is the BFG because he is really clever and caring and he’s always ready to help’ T h e T a l e n t e d T a l l a n d e r s 3.8 out of 5. Score pending. What a ride! A must read! To see what your friends thought of this book. Book Reviews. How much do you know about periods? It is an important story that serves to remind women to speak up if they feel an abnormal amount of pain. she made me think about a lot of things, but mainly the advertisement of period products. It shocked me to realise that I myself am guilty of hiding my period away to a certain extent; I sometimes use the term 'that time of the month' or speak about 'coming on' to avoid calling it a period... but why on earth do I do this? Johannes Fried. All The style of writing grated with me though and I also found that the author tended to lay it on rather thick (why say it once if you can say it three times or more). Description throughout the book is written superbly drawing the reader deeper into this historical fiction. Well I'll accept that it was informative and I did learn some things. i had a hard time rating this but ultimately i gave it four stars because i enjoyed listening to it! I learned a lot and was guided to see aspects of having a period in ways I had never before considered. The chapter on period poverty is a good example of that. Be the first to ask a question about Period. Loved it. Period. The essential girl guide to growing up! More about membership! thewoollygeek (tea, cake, crochet & books), Goodreads Members Share the Books They've Been Rereading. Made me think a lot about bias and how society and advertising makes us think about periods. There have been many times I feel as though I have been harassed for having my period: at Disney land when two security guards snigger at finding *gasp* period pads in my bag at the age of 16, when I was hidden in the toilets ripping off my pads which sounded like velcro with my fellow student asking if I was okay or feeling as though I have bleed through my skirt without knowing it during the school day. It's packed with reassurance and practical advice, and well … If someone is to take offence to the word peri. This is such an incredible book that I believe everybody should be reading. . 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