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Doing It

Let's Talk About Sex...

By Hannah Witton

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Let's talk about sex...

Book of the Year at the Summer in the City Awards 2017

Sexting. Virginity. Consent. The Big O ... Let's face it, doing it can be tricksy. I don't know anyone (including myself) who has sex all figured out. So I've written a book full of honest, hilarious (and sometimes awkward) anecdotes, confessions and revelations. And because none of us have all the answers, I've invited some friends and fellow YouTubers to talk about their sexuality, too. My book is for everyone, no matter what gender you identify as or who you fancy.

We talk about doing it safely. Doing it joyfully. Doing it when you're ready. Not doing it. Basically, doing it the way you want, when you want. So. Let's do this ...

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Doing It candidly and openly explores topics like masturbation, slut-shaming, pornography and consent, as well as how to maintain healthy relationships in a digital age.

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  • ISBN: 9781526360045
  • Publication date: 06 Apr 2017
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  • Imprint: Wren & Rook
I read it in an afternoon because I couldn't put it down... — Lucy the Reader
I thought this book was honestly fantastic [...] I think that this should be recommended everywhere to everyone — Girl Reading
...this book needs to be in high schools [...] If you're a big fan of Hannah Witton you will LOVE this book and, if you're curious about anything within sex, LGBTQ+ and relationships then you need to pick this book up — Words from a Reader
an invaluable resource for teenagers everywhere [...] This is a book I think everyone can learn something from... — Book Ends and Endings
Pick a chapter, pick a page, and learn. It's a unique reading experience that feels more like having a very frank conversation with your friends. — Read by Jess
The whole book needs to be given to young people, right now: there are so many topics covering in 'Doing It' that are completely missed off and ignored in Sex Education lessons in Schools... — Teen Book Hoots
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