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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.

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.

10 Unconventional Travel Writing Books

From a fictional feminist INTO THE WILD to a book about the history of time travel, these unconventional books about travel take the trope to new places.

Celebrities Reading: Why Book Lists and Private Libraries Fascinate Us

A reader considers public fascination with iconic and celebrity readers, including attention paid to their personal libraries and book lists.

8 Queer YA Fantasy Titles Released in 2019 You Should Read

Put these queer YA fantasy books from 2019 into your eyes now.

20 Must-Read Books About Brazil

Get to know this country through these must-read books about Brazil, featuring historical satires, ultra-realism classics, nonfiction, and more.

Literary Tourism: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

There's no where else in the world quite like Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Let's take a literary tour of this amazing city.

How the Vintage Mini Series Helped Me With a Long Distance Relationship

A reader discusses how the creation of a long distance library made up of the Vintage Mini Series bridges the divide between a long distance partner.

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