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 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.

5 Works of Graphic Nonfiction About Artists and Activists For Your TBR

Get inspired and learn about the lives of icons and historical figures through these works of graphic nonfiction about artists and activists.

Reading While Bilingual: How Translated Books Helped Shape My Cultural Identity

How reading immigrant stories and working with translation helped one Rioter regain her identity as a multilingual reader and find common ground.

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