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Giovannacb

Giovannacb

Joined April 2016

Reading in Portuguese ,English and French🇧🇷🇨🇭
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Circe | Madeline Miller
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My Kind of Fall afternoon

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Coffe and Books

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The weekend is finally here 😋 #cook #eat #read #devoringbooks

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Weird, psychedelic and oddly sensual! This was a very fun and gritty collection, recommend to anyone who loves dark fantastical feminist writing. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ (out of 5)

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Now to the last one in the trilogy! Its been such a fun ride and again. I love Kevin Kwan and can‘t wait for the movie adaptations to come out (lets hope it is as good as the book). Now I‘m gonna go read this baby on a beach and try to really understand the title 😜 #summerreads #kevinkwan #crazyrichasians #trilogy

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Triumph and Disaster | Stefan Zweig
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“Destiny makes its urgent way to the mighty and those who do violent deeds.(...) Sometimes, however, very seldom at all times, and on a strange whim, it makes its way to some unimportant man”- The Field of Waterloo, Stefan Zweig #summerreads #stefanzweig #nonfiction #history

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Kevin Kwan I wish I had read and re-read you sooner. #summerreads #summertothemax

Jess7 I‘m reading the first one right now! 1y
Giovannacb I hope you love it!! Its one of my favorite series of all time! 1y
KateFulfordAuthor @Giovannacb perhaps you could consider my debut? Reviews are saying: “I loved this book more than I initially thought I would. Fulford infuses her characters with intense personalities that are prone to clashing with those of others. I loved Eve from the very beginning..." It‘s been nominated for The People's Book Prize 2018 too!

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Celebrating today‘s game the best way 🇧🇷🇧🇷🇧🇷

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Crazy Rich Asians | Kevin Kwan
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Sunny day in the pool with Bloody Maries, BBQ and Kevin Kwan what else could a girl want for summer ?

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Wide Sargasso Sea | Jean Rhys
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5 star re-read! One of my favorite books!

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“Your absence is a missing limb”

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The Secret Books | Marcel Theroux
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Currently reading 💕

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Snow day is perfect for nordic noir

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One of my favorite books and writers!

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🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

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Valter Hugo Mãe is the modern master of Portuguese literature, there is no surprise that this book was amazing! Story of two men in Feudal Japan, “Homens imprudentemente poéticos” is an homage to the meaning of life, and how we judge what is a proper life. Loved it!

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How I deal with Finals and the Snow

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Having lots of fun this week !! #litchat #bookriot

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Jealousy: Vintage Minis | Marcel Proust
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These vintage minis are the perfect way to spend the afternoon

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The War of the End of the World | Mario Vargas Llosa
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Day 12 of the #Riotgrams challenge : 'Summer reads'. Since its actually "winter" here in Brazil and the weather is starting to cool, my summer read is a historical fiction epic about one the most violent episodes of Brazilian history ( The Canudos War) written by the wonderful Peruvian renaissance man Mario Vargas Llosa

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Book of Disquiet | Fernando Pessoa
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Day 11 of the #Riotgrams challenge: Little free libraries. I don't have a LFL near me or in my town :/. So, here is a tiny corner of my 'library room'. I won't be following the challenge everyday from now on cause I'm going on a trip! But don't worry about me I'm bringing lots of books 😁. Happy Summer babes!

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Day 10 of the #Riotgrams challenge : books in the wild! Well this is part of my wild backyard 😝. Wishing you all a super happy summer !

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God in Pink | Hasan Namir
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Day 9 of the #Riotgrams challenge : LGBTQ+. Happy pride month to all of you beauties and remember: in the end Love wins!! 🏳️‍🌈

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Day 8 of the #Riotgrams challenge: Books with Ice cream! Unfortunately didn't get any ice creams today due to an unexpected trip to the dentist 😩. But here is a beautiful summer read cover with Ice creams on it! 🍦🍦🍦🍦

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Da Vinci Code | Dan Brown
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Day 7 of #Riotgrams : Well loved reads! The Da Vinci Code was my introduction to mysteries and more importantly to the wonderful Robert Langdon and Dan Brown. I actually read it first when I was 13, hidden from my catholic mom, but with the help of a not very religious dad as an accomplice. He later bought me this illustrated copy, since I read the paperback to its death. I was over the moon!

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1984 | George Orwell
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Day 6 of #Riotgrams ! (Number titles). Although most of the booms here are in Portuguese and Brazilian editors choose to write numbers in words, it still counts! Here are : 100 years of solitude; 1984; Number 0; Slaughter-house five and 14,000 things to be happy about

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The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales | Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm
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Day 5 #Riotgrams something magical! The illustrated french version of the Grimms Fairytales 🏰

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Daily Goals Planner 2016 | Ceo Publishing
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Day 4 #Riotgrams ft my idea notebooks and 2017 planner 📒🖋

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Los Angeles Review of Books Quarterly Journal | Tom Bissell, Maria Bustillos, Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah
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Bom dia! Day 3 of the #Riotgrams : I read like I drink coffee, constantly and a bit obsessively.

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The Queue | Basma Abdel Aziz
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Day 2 of the #Riotgrams challenge ! Yellow star of yellow covers 🌞🌟

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Decided that would be a good idea for me to reorganize my shelf for the #RiotGram Day 1 challenge. I instantly regret it.

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" the values that support hygge and underpin egalitarian society suggest the possibility of a way of being where every living thing is recognized for its unique qualities and upheld as part of an integrated whole." With that being said, have a very Hygge day ?

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Anthem | Ayn Rand
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Just read this in one sitting. The writing is amazing and the allegories and references to other literary works and political ideologies is amazing!

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Starting my summer tbr !!

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Purple Hibiscus: A Novel | Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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So this semester I took a class in postcolonial literature, and loved it! Purple hibiscus was our 4th book in the class. We analyzed it in the context of publishing, and how the Anglo-Saxon world has dominated the way postcolonial writes must write and how they are presented to the public!

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Great audio book! The narrator is fantastic for the format in which it is written

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"What cannot letters inspire? They have souls, they can speak, they have in them all that force which expresses the transports of the heart; they have all the fire of our passions" Héloïse to Abelard

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Amazing audiobook!!!!!! Everything about this just made me so much more aware of during/post apartheid South Africa in a personal level, at the same time it made my day so much fun when I was listening

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The Muse: A Novel | Jessie Burton
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The rainy cold weather here in Ireland allowed me to spend St. Pat's day exactly how I wanted : curled up with a new book and tea. 🇮🇪☘️

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Book of Longing | Leonard Cohen
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" I know she is coming I know she will look And that is the longing And this is the book"

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Mendelssohn is still on the roof! ( he is the fourth statue on the right side of the Rudolfinium). This wonderful book talks about the absurdity of the Nazi occupation in Prague with a lot of dark humor. With the premises that the statue of Jewish composer Mendelssohn must be taken out, but misinformation leads the statue of German ultranationalist Wagner to be taken out, because that was the one with the biggest nose!

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Of Kids & Parents | Emil Hakl
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" So what's new?" I asked. " Nothing 's been new in this world for more than two billion years, it's all just variations on the same theme of carbon, hydrogen, helium, and nitrogen" Father answered. #familytalkdoneright

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In day 4 of my ' Prague on the Page' class on Czech literature, we came to Česky Krumlov, the village and Castle that inspired Franz Kafka to write : The Castle. The book is amazing and I highly recommend anything by Kafka!

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Nurturing my Van Gogh obsession 🌻

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This book has broken me in so many levels. I repeat I am completely shattered. I am in love.

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'E, quando lhe perguntei que livros que pegava emprestado na biblioteca, o que estava lendo, respondeu brava: " Não pego mais nada, os livros fazem mal à minha cabeça"'.Reading the Brazilian Portuguese translation of the first book in the neapolitan series.Translation by Mauricío Santana Dias

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Their Eyes Were Watching God | Zora Neale Hurston
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My kind of afternoon ❤️

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My Lady Jane | Jodi Meadows, Brodi Ashton, Cynthia Hand
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"The Tudors meets Monty Python" what else do you need to know? (Extra points for the amazing cover)

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Margaret the First: A Novel | Danielle Dutton
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An Amazing fictional story about a fantastical real woman 💕

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