Don't Cramp My Style: Stories About "That" Time of the Month

Whether your cycle is regular or random, you prefer chocolate or chips, you break out or stay zit-free, your period is an indelible fact of life....

Finally, a book that forgets "Aunt Flow" and "the curse" and deals with that time of the month head-on. In twelve stirring fictional narratives, celebrated authors including Han Nolan and David Lubar explore with spirit and strength everything from boyfriends buying tampons, to embarrassing encounters in white, to heart-wrenching pregnancy scares. This is a must-have collection for young women everywhere!

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By Aspasia (Augusta, GA) · ★★★★★ · July 02, 2009
Every girl needs something to read when Aunt Flo comes to visit...Seriously though, this is the first time I have ever seen stories about menustruation grouped together in a book. These stories range from comical, serious to weird, and one is even written by a guy! ...more
By Jessica (Charlotte, NC) · ★★☆☆☆ · May 18, 2009
quoting another review that sums my reaction totally: "Yikes...I read the first two stories and enjoyed the humor of them. I was so not expecting the dark, disturbing tone of several of the following stories. If you want to find a book to make girls feel positively about their periods, this might... ...more
By Chris (Oak Creek, WI) · ★★★☆☆ · May 07, 2009
Yikes...I read the first two stories and enjoyed the humor of them. I was so not expecting the dark, disturbing tone of several of the following stories. If you want to find a book to make girls feel positively about their periods, this might not be the one. ...more
By Kelly (Austin, TX) · ★★★★☆ · January 19, 2009
I'm so glad there's a book like this out there for girls to read! (and boys, for that matter) ...more
By Ann (Austin, TX) · ★★★★☆ · October 15, 2007
A series of short stories about menstruating and assorted related things. From the boyfriend sent to get tampons, to the Czarina of Russia accepting her life, an interesting and insightful collection of stories. A few stories are less good, but that doesn't overshadow the power of the collection... ...more
By Abby (Racine, WI) · ★★★★☆ · March 16, 2011
A collection of short stories about getting your period. Diverse and gripping, it's nice to see that there is more out there now for young women than "Are You There God, It's Me, Margaret." The stories range from funny to very serious, some almost disturbing. I kept thinking about a few of them a... ...more
By Ally (Renton, WA) · ★★☆☆☆ · June 28, 2008
I found this in the J section at the library and had to read it out of curiosity. It was ...interesting. Some of the stories are funny, and some disturbing =( Which is odd, so is "that time of the month" ;) ...more