Giovanna Centeno

A polyglot reader, Giovanna Centeno is best described as a traveling book hoarder. Born and raised in the Amazonian region of Brazil, she studied Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies in Switzerland, before moving to her current home in Lisbon, Portugal. Gi is always traveling and reading, and you can tag along on her next bookish adventure by following @gcreads on Instagram.

15 Fantastic YouTube Book Reviewers For Your Viewing Pleasure

For more in-depth reviews or some laughs, these are some of the best channels for YouTube book reviews and related bookish content. 

What Happens to Our Brains When We Read?

If reading and writing are abnormal activities for the human brain, how well can most of us actually read? One reader embarks on a bookish investigation.

A Writer’s Work Week: 5 Days as 5 Authors

How one reader took a cue from five different writers and tested out their work day schedules to see if they would inspire creative productivity.

10 Nonfiction Titles That Will Change the Way You See Books

These nonfiction books about books will give you insight into the personal experiences of book lovers and historical perspectives on our favorite subject.

Bookish TED Talks For When You Can’t Read Right Now

Can't read? Maybe a bookish TED Talk can help you find a little literary enjoyment in your life right now.

Reading Pathways: Alberto Manguel

A self-proclaimed life long reader and accidental writer, Alberto Manguel has worn many hats in his life, and has written many great books.

5 Books About Horror to Help You Cope With Anxiety

Some prefer comforting tales, but this reader prefers the macabre, get to know the genre, the brains behind it, and fun facts with these books about horror.

2020’s Must-Read And Best Crime Thriller Books

If you love to learn about obscure parts of history, or just like to be at the edge of your seat, these are the best crime thriller books of 2020!

The Library of the Future: New Ways To Think About Libraries

Taking a look at some of the world's most innovative libraries and library projects as a way of looking toward the future of these important institutions.

10 Feminist Historical Fiction Titles To Add To Your TBR

Get a feminist perspective on Ethiopian history, the Kuala Lampur race riots, and more with these feminist historical fiction books.

Rereading PERSEPOLIS in 2020: What I’ve Learned and What to Read Next

A reader on revisiting Marjane Satrapi's graphic memoir PERSEPOLIS, and finding a cultural connection as well as more books like PERSEPOLIS.

15 Of The Best Marriage Books About Its Joys And Complexities

When those challenges come, or even before they do, the best marriage books are here to help you make sense of marriage and its complexities.

More Than Gatsby: 20 Books Set 100 Years Ago

Take a trip 100 years back in time via these must-read books set in the 1920s, with fiction and nonfiction stories about the Jazz Age for every reader.

Best Comics We Read October–December 2019

Rioter shout about their favorite recent comics read!

Bestseller Atlas: 5 Bestselling Novels You’ve Never Heard Of

In order to gain a broader cultural landscape of international literature, one reader went on the lookout for some bestselling novels around the world.