PERIODS, SEX AND ONLINE SHAMING. AN EXTRAORDINARY VERSE NOVEL FROM A BOLD NEW VOICE IN FICTION.
During Frankie's first sexual experience with lovely Benjamin, she gets her period. It's only blood, they agree. No shame. Then a graphic meme goes viral, turning their fun, intimate afternoon into something mortifying and damaging. And Frankie begins to wonder: is she disgusting?
As the online shaming takes on a horrifying life of its own, her universe implodes. But can laughter, bravery and the fiercest of friends help Frankie find her way out of the darkness?
PRAISE FOR BLOOD MOON: 'Written with humour and understanding, this is the book young people need' - Sara Pascoe * 'Blood Moon is one of the best YA debuts I've read in years. Moving, compelling and bold, it filled me with such hope. It's a very special book' - Louise O'Neill * 'With every verse of her debut, Cuthew shouts down the shame, chips away at the period taboo, and firmly establishes herself as a bold and vital new voice in feminist literature' - Samantha Shannon * 'A bloody brilliant book!' - Gabby Edlin, CEO and Founder of Bloody Good Period