Designed by God

Designed by God: Honest Talk about Beauty, Modesty, and Self-Image by Regina Franklin Stars: **** Discovery House Publishers (2006) Christian Living/Women/Youth Interests 123 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Whether she’s online chatting with friends, reading a magazine, or watching her favorite television show, today’s young woman faces a constant barrage of guarantees that… Read More »

Funny You Don’t Look Autistic

Funny You Don’t Look Autistic: A Comedian’s Guide to Life on the Spectrum by Michael McCreary Stars: **** Annick Press (2019) Teen Nonfiction/Autism 176 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Like many others on the autism spectrum, 20-something stand-up comic Michael… Read More »

6 Nonfiction Books for Teenage Girls

Nonfiction Books for Teenage Girls In honour of Teen Read Week I wanted to share my top nonfiction books for teenage girls that have been reviewed on my blog. *This post contains affiliate links. If you buy something through these links I will make a few pennies The Little Black Book for Girlz The Little… Read More »

Everything Sucks: Losing My Mind and Finding Myself in a High School Quest for Cool by Hannah Friedman

Stars: ***** HCI Teens (2009) Teen Nonfiction (Memoir) 264 pages Summary: Hannah Friedman’s life sucks. So she sets out to change it. After a strange early and middle childhood she enters one of the country’s most prestigious boarding schools on scholarship and transforms herself into everything she is not: cool. By senior year, she has… Read More »

Straight Talk for Teenage Girls by Annette Fuson

Stars: **** Author House (2008) Teen Nonfiction 125 Pages Summary: Straight Talk for Teenage Girls is information to help teen girls make better choices about life situations so they will grow to adulthood successfully. Topics include: self-esteem, dealing with emotions, making decisions, friendships with girls/boys, getting out of bad situations, handling mistakes and reaching goals.… Read More »

The Little Black Book for Girlz: A Book on Healthy Sexuality by St. Stephen’s Community House

Stars: **** Annick Press (2006) Ages 14+ This is another book I read for Freedom to Read Week. Here is the information on why and how it was challenged: St. Stephen’s Community House. The Little Black Book for Girlz: A Book on Healthy Sexuality. 2006—The Institute for Canadian Values (ICV), a Christian organization, campaigned against… Read More »

Psychos, Players, Punks and Pervs by C. Dean Hall

Psychos, Players, Punks and Pervs: How to Become the Ultimate Guy Detector by C. Dean Hall, M.S. Stars: **** At first look this book seems like a book for rape prevention but it is intended as more than that. Here’s a quote from the publisher: “Our research proves doctors, therapists, teachers and parents all agree… Read More »