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My name is Marina. I was born on a Friday of a beautiful day of March. The year was 1991 and the place was the idyllic Rio de Janeiro.Ok, enough with the David Copperfield crap. Although I actually love that book (I would marry Charles Dickens if I had a time machine). I've been reading all my life, honestly I don't know how to do anything else. The prove is that I actually work with books now that i'm a full grown woman of 22 years old! I'm a critic analyst for a brazilian publisher and if you have never heard of this profession...shame on you! Every editor needs a critic analyst. Basically i'm going to use this blog as tool to A) Work on my english!(I can read just fine, but writing is another Hell Level for me. Don't get me wrong, i love the language, i'm graduating on it!) B) Have some kind of control over what i'm reading (out of work) and my thoughts on it. If you want to become a stalker (what would leve me scared and flattered at the same time) here is where you can find me. E-mail marina.blogmvl@gmail.com Blogger http://www.minhavidaporumlivro.com.br Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Marina.blogmvl


Currently reading

How to Read a Book: The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading
Charles Van Doren, Mortimer J. Adler
Progress: 154/426 pages
Fire & Flood - Victoria Scott

This was such a surprise to me. It's hard to run from the Hunger Games comparison, because the book deals with a very close formula. But as we got to know the characters and the whole ideia behind the Brimstone Bleed and the Pandoras (Love those cute wild things)the story becomes more real and unique. Tella is a very HUMAN main character and have motivations that make sense throughout the book. She's is only a teenage girl and not a heroine (at least in the beggining of the story). And Guy...well, this boy-man really won my heart. I think he hide too much secrets...but good heroes always do.

Great read, hopefully other readers will think so too.

Obs: The book is not out yet, so I'll hold further comments