Official Review: Transitioning int Womanhood

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Official Review: Transitioning int Womanhood

Post by EmunahAn » 21 Apr 2018, 10:13

[Following is an official OnlineBookClub.org review of "Transitioning int Womanhood" by Codisha Matthews.]
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4 out of 4 stars
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Transitioning into Womanhood by Codisha R. Matthews is a non-fiction book in which the author offers advice to young women on what womanhood is all about. That is, the good, the bad, and all that lies in between. Her motivation is birthed from her own journey of transition which was hampered by various challenges. In this book, Codisha R. Matthews takes the reader on a journey of self-discovery. It all starts with understanding who we are as women and what we want to achieve in life. With a clear perspective of this, we can be able to achieve what we want while staying clear of obstacles and people who will derail our progress.

In Transitioning into Womanhood, the author advocates for growth in all aspects, self-love and cultivation of great relationships with people who will challenge us to be the best we can be. Having gone through a nasty break-up herself, Matthews shares how the experience changed her for the better and how she learned to let go and move on with her life.

Sometimes told in a brutally honest manner, the advice in this book is uplifting, inspiring and eye-opening. I discovered many hidden truths and strategies to succeed in life like in no other book I have read on the topic. From the corporate world to my personal life, I got useful tips on how to succeed in all the environments in which my life is set.

Another interesting aspect of the book was the Self-Love Assessment Test that I was able to take. It is surprising how many important elements in life we can ignore or worse, think that we have figured out while on the contrary, they lie undetected and cause us continuous pain. For instance, the author talks about the type of people that surround us and the friends we associate with and how they have a direct impact on us. According to Codisha R. Matthews, part of knowing who we are and what we deserve provides important insight on who gets to stay in our lives.

The book helped me evaluate my life and reflect on my circumstances. It set me on the path of growth and becoming my first cheerleader. It helped me take responsibility of all my past mistakes and still propelled me to the awareness of the opportunities that lie ahead.

Transitioning into Womanhood by Codisha R. Matthews was a splendid, informative read and hence, I rate it 4 out of 4 stars.


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Post by cpru68 » 21 Apr 2018, 23:42

This sounds like a good book for girls to partake of. Life is a little easier when you read a book that speaks to what one may be currently experiencing to bring comfort and self awareness. This book, according to your review, seems to be a great tool to reveal maybe those things that are pushed down and out of emotional sight. Sounds like a good book that could even be used in a health class specifically for girls. Great job on this review.
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Post by Riszell » 22 Apr 2018, 05:43

I'd like to take that assessment test too. Every now and then, I check and reflect on the happenings of my life and also still trying to figure out my real passion. This book would be a huge help and reminder of important things I might be forgetting or things I thought I always keep in check but not and a guide for what success is to me and how to achieve it.

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Post by kandscreeley » 22 Apr 2018, 08:43

From the title of the book, I thought this was something geared more towards teenagers. However, from your review, it doesn't sound like that is the case. I suppose we could all use a bit of help in becoming women. Thanks.
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Post by Kibetious » 22 Apr 2018, 12:50

A great book for the ladies here. I like the part that the author challenges the readers to be among people who will be able to bring out the best in them and the fact that the book is written from the author's experience is good.
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Post by Catoonda » 22 Apr 2018, 15:51

A great book for the ladies :tiphat:

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Post by Jgideon » 22 Apr 2018, 22:48

The book seems to be really resourceful to ladies. I find the self-love assessment test mentioned in the review as something that I would love to take.

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Post by Tashidec97 » 22 Apr 2018, 22:56

This book would definitely give any young woman out there a great reveal about herself and great understanding to see what part of growing up is all about

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Post by holsam_87 » 22 Apr 2018, 23:39

I wish that this book had existed when I was younger. My teenage years were difficult and I could have used positive feedback on how to love myself. I will definitely be reading this.
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Post by kfwilson6 » 23 Apr 2018, 11:51

kandscreeley wrote:
22 Apr 2018, 08:43
From the title of the book, I thought this was something geared more towards teenagers. However, from your review, it doesn't sound like that is the case. I suppose we could all use a bit of help in becoming women. Thanks.
I thought the same thing. I was expecting more of a conversation about puberty and getting through high school. I'm glad to read that the author provided unique advice and really focused on how women should appreciate themselves. I am curious as to what she said about surrounding yourself with the right people as so many people are kind of "forced" on us. It can be difficult to cope with rude coworkers or that mother-in-law who criticizes every choice you make, but good luck getting rid of them.

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Post by Libs_Books » 23 Apr 2018, 14:34

kfwilson6 wrote:
23 Apr 2018, 11:51
I am curious as to what she said about surrounding yourself with the right people as so many people are kind of "forced" on us. It can be difficult to cope with rude coworkers or that mother-in-law who criticizes every choice you make, but good luck getting rid of them.
Yes, I thought that, too. I suppose sometimes we do have choices, and people with low self-esteem may choose 'friends' who are positively unhelpful. It sounds like an interesting book and it's great that it had such a positive impact on you, EmunahAn.

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Post by crediblereading2 » 23 Apr 2018, 23:41

This is a book that all women should read. I find that a lot of us as women lack confidence regarding who we are as a person and what we stand for. We are very insecure about our relationships and therefore end up losing it at times. This book will definitely provide motivation for us.

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Post by bnoy » 25 Apr 2018, 04:50

This book sounds fantastic. Thank you for such an in-depth review. I normally stay clear of books like this because I find the narrative voice can be annoying and I tend to get defensive, however, your review makes me think this may actually be really entertaining as well as enlightening. Thanks!

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Post by gloria_ngigi » 28 Apr 2018, 09:06

According to the review this is a book i would really like to read.I feel like it has all what I need right now.

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Post by porsh cana » 30 Apr 2018, 06:29

Great!...tend to prepare young girls into womanhood..

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