The Venus Week (Giveaway)

March 30, 2009 by Kailani  
Filed under books, reviews & giveaways, women

This giveaway is now closed. Thank you for your participation.
The winner is comment #26: Linda Peters
Congratulations!

BOOK DESCRIPTION

All women have it, but may never have thought about it-it’s the one week of the month when you feel great about yourself, more attractive, focused, and receptive to others. Your hair shines; your skin glows. But why does this happen? And why do we often feel so out of balance the rest of the month. Leading gynecologist Dr. Rebecca Booth created The Venus Week metaphor to help her patients better understand what influences the constant physical, emotional, and sexual changes they feel.

MY REVIEW

Before I read this book, I had never heard of The Venus Week. Booth describes this time as “a window of days each month when estrogen and testoterone are at their peak. In order to encourage us to reproduce, Nature cleverly gives women a gift: when we are most likely to conceive, we feel and look our best.”

I thought this book would be filled with medical terms and terminology but found it to be very easy to read and understand. It’s written in every day language that makes you feel like the author is talking with you and not at you. It taught me how to find my Venus Week so that I could make the most of it and included tips on increasing my energy level. Something I definitely need.

This book is a great resource for women at any age. It takes you through a woman’s cycle from pubescence to menopause and helps you understand the different stages you go through. In fact, this book is also great to help the man in your life understand and appreciate your body and all the things it goes through. I guarantee that they will have a whole new perspective!

WIN IT!

I have a copy of The Venus Week as well as a Venus Toolbox which includes: Total body exercise bands, Omega-3 vitamins, Revolutionary protection from Always Infinity, Dark chocolate treat by Godiva, and Gourmet cinnamon almonds all beautifully packaged in an Envirosax reusable tote for one lucky winner. To enter:

  • Just mention in comments before midnight, April 9th why you’d like to win this book. That’s it!
  • A random winner will be selected and notified via email on April 10th.
  • The winner will then have 3 days to claim their prize.

To earn extra entries, you may do one or all of the following. Each one counts as an extra ticket but you must leave a separate comment for each one.

  • Subscribe to my feed.
  • Mention this giveaway on your blog with a link back here and to The Venus Week.
  • Place my button in your sidebar.

This giveaway is open to everyone world-wide! Good luck!

Kailani

Comments

155 Responses to “The Venus Week (Giveaway)”
  1. Renee says:

    I’m not normally that much into reading non-fiction, but this one has me interested. I have to find a copy if I don’t win yours!

  2. Renee says:

    oh and the reason I’m interested in it is I’m hoping for some insite into whats going on with me. hee hee

  3. Melissa Barnes says:

    I really want to win this book. I am an avid reader and this book looks fantastic!

  4. Melissa Barnes says:

    i subscribe

  5. Debbie says:

    I love to win your book. Please include me in your giveaway.
    Thanks
    Debbie

  6. Janel says:

    You know, I’ve always felt different during this time, but I didn’t know it was called the Venus Week! I would love to win this and learn more.

  7. Janel says:

    I am already a follower :)

  8. valerie m says:

    this sounds interesting - would like to find out more about how and why my body works

  9. valerie m says:

    email subscriber

  10. valerie m says:

    button
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  11. clenna in NH says:

    Duh! I need to find my Venus week - that’s why I need to win this book.

  12. clenna in NH says:

    Subscriber

  13. Anne says:

    I have a girlfreind that would love to read this book!

    Thanks

  14. Anne says:

    I’m an email subscriber!

    Thanks

  15. Jen says:

    This sounds like a very interesting concept to me…never heard of this! I’d love to win it!

  16. Jen says:

    I subscribe via google reader.

  17. Jen says:

    Your button is on my blog!!! :)

  18. Joby says:

    My Venus week is well and truly hidden, I would love to find out about the one week in the month where I can shine.

  19. Joby says:

    I subscribe

  20. Judith says:

    I’d like to win this book in order to better understand menopause.

  21. gahome2mom says:

    This book sounds interesting, especially for women to read. Men might want to read it too. lol I know my dh used to buy some womens magazines when we first married. lol I guess he was trying to learn more about our thoughts and ways. Hahahaha…. I don’t know if it helped him or not!

  22. gahome2mom says:

    subscriber by email

  23. gahome2mom says:

    button on blog - abc listed at loving heart designs blog :)

  24. quiltingreader says:

    I want to understand the changes I’m going through.

  25. desiree kelley says:

    I would love to read this book

  26. Linda Peters says:

    always looking for answers in the changes we go through

  27. MSDOGWHISPER says:

    I USE TO READ ALL THE TIME. SINCE MY UNTIMLY DISABILITY FROM WORK I KNIT ALOT BUT IT WOULD BE NICE TO GET A BOOK I COULD THROW MYSELF INTO. GOOD LUCK TO ALL

  28. SANDY says:

    always up to learning more about myself- may be closer to death than the most but as long as I am still breathing would love to learn all i can

  29. SANDY says:

    subscriber

  30. nancy waychoff says:

    thanks for another chance

  31. Lynne T says:

    I recently heard about this and would love to learn more about the theory.

  32. Kathy Scott says:

    Looks like an interesting read.

  33. C. clemens says:

    i want to win.

  34. Dena says:

    I need this book because maybe it can help me figure out my moods a little better.

  35. Dena says:

    I subscribe by yahoo reader.

  36. Dena says:

    I have your button on my blog.

  37. susan varney says:

    life is change love to read this and learn more

  38. angela says:

    Large family with many questions to be asked so I would love it

  39. angela says:

    subscribe to feed

  40. angela says:

    button is on my blog

  41. angela says:

    I blogged about the giveaway http://shopannies.blogspot.com/2009/03/giveaways-for-this-rainy-day.html

  42. Karen Gonyea says:

    Count me in :)

  43. Katrina says:

    I would love to read this because for once a non-fiction book looks interesting to me.

  44. Elaine R says:

    I would love this book for my daughter-great to read a book that celebrates womanhood!

  45. Djp says:

    this is a good win

  46. christopher h says:

    this sounds really interesting

  47. ikkinlala says:

    I’d like to win this book in order to find out more about how my body works.

  48. Meredith Rogen says:

    This looks like an interesting book. I read a lot of books dealing with female hormones because I have Endometriosis.

  49. Susan C says:

    I don’t think I have had a Venus Week, but I would like to find out more about it!

  50. Susan C says:

    I have your button!

  51. Cindy B. in Montana...now in Oklahoma says:

    Having been through all those stages maybe now I should learn more about them!!

  52. Cindy B. in Montana...now in Oklahoma says:

    Subscriber.

  53. Cindy B. in Montana...now in Oklahoma says:

    I have your button on my blog, left sidebar.

  54. Dina says:

    I’d read a book that has tips how to increase my energy level any day!

  55. Dina says:

    Subscriber

  56. Dina says:

    Got your button

  57. Linda says:

    I am a subscriber.

  58. Gary Osborn says:

    Wooo Hooo Make me a winner!

  59. ellen cunningham says:

    I have never heard of the concept of the Venus week so I’d definitely love to read up on it. Thanks for the chance.

  60. ellen cunningham says:

    I’m a subscriber.

  61. beth shepherd says:

    This sounds like an excellent read! I would love to win
    Thank you

  62. Genevieve Larson says:

    I am a nurse in an ob/gyn office. I would love to read this and then make it available for my patients to read too!

  63. Genevieve Larson says:

    Email subscriber

  64. Genevieve Larson says:

    Your button is on my sidebar

  65. sandra says:

    i’d like to win this book because i think it will help me bond with my nieces as well as help me understand myself

  66. sandra says:

    subscriber

  67. Anita Yancey says:

    I’d like to win this book, because it sounds like one I definitely need. I would love to learn more about the book and my own body. Sounds like a super book.

  68. Anita Yancey says:

    I am an email subscriber!

  69. Andi says:

    I’d love to know what’s up with the Venus Week! Plus… chocolate!

  70. CMC says:

    “The Venus Week” sounds so much nicer than “Raging PMS Week!” I’d LOVE to win this!

  71. CMC says:

    I’m a subscriber!

  72. Lory1317 says:

    I’m an email subscriber! Thanks.

  73. Lory1317 says:

    I follow. Thanks.

  74. Robert A. Piacquad says:

    I hope I win the Book.

  75. Beth says:

    I’d like to understand better about all the changes we go through in life.

  76. Beth says:

    I subscribe

  77. Shannon says:

    Looks like a good book! I’d love to win a copy. :)

  78. Shannon says:

    I subscribe via email.

  79. Rhonda Struthers says:

    Thanks for the giveaway. I would love to win.

  80. Carmel Fox says:

    Looks like an interesting read, something anyone would enjoy. :)

  81. Susan Smith says:

    Sounds like an interesting book

  82. Kristie says:

    I think it would be great to learn more about my body! It sounds like it would be very interesting to read!

  83. Kristie says:

    Your button is in my sidebar.

  84. Katrina says:

    I would like to read this book because I am a librarian in training and I try and read everything I get my hands on.

  85. Valerie says:

    I’d love to educate myself. Sounds like a good, helpful book

  86. Alicia @ Experiencing Each Moment says:

    This looks fascinating!

  87. Sharon says:

    I have neer heard of this before. it sounds like something that would be very beneficial! I’d love to read it & especially since you have mentioned that it isn;t full of medical terms & such!
    Thanks for the giveaway!

  88. Claire says:

    I’ve heard that when we’re at our “peak” conceiving point we’re more attractive to men, but I’d like to learn more about that.

  89. amberleigh says:

    Who wouldn’t want this book, I mean if you could understand that you may just have a shot at increasing that week to the whole month you know?

  90. alissa says:

    sounds very interesting. i just finished my last book and need another bedtime book! thanks.

  91. alissa says:

    i subscribe! thanks.

  92. Katherine says:

    I’d love to win this because not only do I need something new to read right now but it also sounds really interesting! I always thought I was the only one who had a so-called “venus week” and wondered why I felt so amazing that week… this would be a great read to find out more info.

  93. nfmgirl says:

    I’d love this book. I need to take some “me” time, and take advantage of my own Venus week!

    nfmgirl AT gmail DOT com

  94. Emily O. says:

    I’m a nursing student and I’m always interested in anything to do with physiology, especially women’s physiology. I hope I win!

    eeohlin at gmail dot com

  95. Emily O. says:

    I subscribe in google reader!

    eeohlin at gmail dot com

  96. michelle says:

    I would love to win this, thanks so much!
    yzgirl4[at]verizon[dot]net

  97. michelle says:

    subscriber
    yzgirl4[at]verizon[dot]net

  98. amy p. says:

    would love to win this book. and goody bag.

  99. amy p. says:

    I subscribe.

  100. Aik says:

    I want to win this book because it sounds great!

  101. ariane says:

    i really love to win this book! it’s interesting to read. thanks!!

  102. ariane says:

    though i don’t have a blog i still did it on twitter. i twitted this post!

    http://twitter.com/arianegomez

  103. ariane says:

    i subscribed!

  104. Kim V says:

    I want to win this b/c it sounds useful.
    Thanks for the giveaway!
    kimspam66(at)yahoo(dot)com

  105. Lory1317 says:

    It sounds like a great read. I enjoy reading and learning new things. Thanks for the entry.

  106. Marianna says:

    This sounds like a great read to help us women get more in touch with our bodies and our minds! Thanks for the giveaway and the chance to win!

  107. Jen S. says:

    I’d love to win - my cycle makes me a mess - any further understanding (and knowing the “happy times”) would be greatly appreciated!

  108. carma says:

    I’d love to get in better shape plus I love dark chocolate :-)

  109. Marlena U. says:

    Wow…sounds awesome! I’d love to win this as I just lost 20 lbs and am reconnecting with myself all over again. It sounds like a great book to help every woman get in sync with their own body.

  110. Marlena U. says:

    Subscriber.

  111. Lori Walker says:

    i’m interested in reading about this topic

  112. Heather says:

    It sounds very interesting - I’m so out of tune with my body. Hehe.

  113. LaVonne says:

    You have me curious about the book. i would like to read it for myself. Plus, chocolate? Who can resist that? :)

  114. Christina says:

    I’d love to win this book because I believe in any books that help women - and if there’s a scientific biological rhythm during the month during which we have peak times, I’d love to know and to pass this knowledge on to other women!

  115. veronica sandberg says:

    want to win this

  116. Ed Nemmers says:

    For Yolanda!

  117. Gabriel J. says:

    Great book, great contest!

  118. Susan K says:

    I would love to read this - sounds positive

  119. Susan K says:

    I posted a link to the book and this contest here;
    http://www.fabulouscanadianfreebies.com/forum/showthread.php?p=86939

  120. Tisa says:

    Interesting - I would love to read this! Never heard about a Venus week before but intrigued. Thanks! ~ :)

  121. Jennifer Blanton says:

    I would like to win this because I definitely could use tips on increasing my energy level

  122. Jennifer Blanton says:

    blogged at my site
    http://www.jennifershappyspot.blogspot.com

  123. Amy Gangloff says:

    I would love to win this book because I am pregnant and due in October and I love to read now more then ever before, and this would be agreat treat. Thanks

  124. Dana West says:

    I would love to win this!!

  125. Dana West says:

    I subscribe!!

  126. Gina Stratos says:

    I could certainly use a resource like this. Every week should be Venus week!

  127. Gina Stratos says:

    Subscriber

  128. Veronica Garrett says:

    I would like to win the book to improve myself and help my husband understand the stages a woman’s body goes through.

  129. dorothy l says:

    I think I could learn some things from the book

  130. Jennifer Hedden says:

    enter me

  131. alicia purvis says:

    I would love to win

  132. Chrysa says:

    I hadn’t heard of this before. It sounds good!

  133. Chrysa says:

    I’m subscribed to your RSS feed!

  134. Gloria Dornin says:

    I would love to read a book that talks to you about you

  135. Teena says:

    i never get tired of learning about me

  136. Heather C says:

    I’ve always heard your at your most beautiful during Venus week. Maybe I should read this to take full advantage of that!

  137. Lily Kwan says:

    I would like to win this book because it sounds very interesting!

  138. Lily Kwan says:

    I subscribed to your feed.

  139. leah cole says:

    sounds interesting. I’ve been trying to conceive now for over 2 years. I’m up for trying anything that would help me discover my fertile time.

  140. Maria D. says:

    I often experience times where I feel less than beautiful. My daughter will soon be two and I can honestly say that descriptions of myself don’t usually include the words “attractive and beautiful”, but “frazzled and tired”. i’d like this book because it would help me get back to focusing on myself a little. Afterall, I want to be a positive rolemodel of confidence to my little girl. I believe this book would help me. Thanks for thsi giveaway!

    mariadelgado32302 at yahoo dot com

  141. Maria D. says:

    I am a feed subscriber!

    mariadelgado32302 at yahoo dot com

  142. Maria D. says:

    I twittered this.

    Mariakins

    mariadelgado32302 at yahoo dot com

  143. lace says:

    There are so many things to pamper yourself with in this kit. I’d love a little pampering.

  144. Julie says:

    This looks very interesting…have never heard of this idea before.

  145. dianad says:

    The book sounds interesting. Thanks for having the wonderful giveaway.

  146. Lori says:

    I have 8 month old twins! I NEED this book!

  147. Jaime says:

    You can never know too much about yourself!!

  148. Michelle Dennis says:

    I would like to win this book because it sounds very interesting and I would finally have something other to read than little kid books!

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