Livros

Published Works (printed books)

Prometidos: um para o outro (livro 1 – edição integral – Saga Prometidos
(Promised: to each other [book 1 – full edition – Promised Saga])

Janaina Vieira
ISBN: 978-85-915794-8-8
Publisher: Arte Literária

Subject matter: Romance, fantasy, love, choices, the unknown.
Synopsis: Beatriz and Thomas meet in the summer of 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, and immediately feel attracted to each other but he hides a secret that will bring much danger to their lives. However, by knowing her and discovering that she has kindness in her heart, being naturally able to have generous attitudes, he falls madly in love and begins to question his own destiny. So, surprisingly because of the secret he carries, he chooses to stay with her to build a new life. They are promised, but to what destination? And how can they escape the fateful persecution to which Thomas is destined?

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Prometidos: para o bem e para o mal (livro 2 – edição integral – Saga Prometidos
(Promised: for good and for evil [book 2 – full edition – Promised Saga])

Janaina Vieira
ISBN: 978-85-85366-01-8
Publisher: Arte Literária

Subject matter: Romance, fantasy, love, choices, the unknown.
Synopsis: When they see each other for the first time, Beatriz and Thomas fall in love and realize that their lives will never be the same again. However, the mysteries surrounding Thomas are also revealed step by step, until she is sure that he is not an ordinary person. Unexpectedly, by discovering who he is, where he comes from and what he is doing in the world, she understands that such truths are truly scary and realizes that she may not be able to go forward. A conflict then becomes clear: can they really be together?

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Se ele vier…  (If the baby comes)

Janaina Vieira
ISBN: 978-85-85366-03-2
Adolfo Haizen Prize – Category: Life (UBE-2003)
Publisher: Arte Literária

Subject matter: Abortion and pregnancy in adolescence.
Synopsis: Friendship, confidences, passions, first love, the first time … Tatiana and Samara share their discoveries in an almost daily exchange of e-mails, after Samara moved from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo. Their quiet adolescence gains fresh air when they are faced with an unexpected pregnancy. Facing this new question, what will be their reaction? Neither of them is prepared to be a mother, they are very young, they have dreams and goals to achieve and there is no time for a child in their lives. However, the truth prevails before them and a decision must be made which they are not absolutely prepared for. Taking pregnancy forward means giving up all plans, end the pregnancy through abortion is a violence against the baby, against life and against themselves. What do they must do about this?

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Shakespeare e elas (Shakespeare rewritten by women)

Lycia Barros – Janaina Vieira – Laura Conrado
ISBN: 978-85-8217-331-2
Publisher: Autêntica

Subject matter: Classics of the Great Bardo rewritten by them
Synopsis: William Shakespeare is one of the most celebrated writers in history. For almost 400 years his work has been enchanting, teaching and thrilled audiences of different generations around the world. However, his works were written in another age, when values, everyday life, relationships and language were completely different from the reality of the modern world. With the aim of bringing Shakespeare closer to the Brazilian readers, especially the young audience, the authors present in this book three of his most famous pieces adapted to contemporaneity, without losing the essence of the original versions. The eternal work of the English writer wins, in this book, a new look of three different writers, who manage to update the texts, maintaining all drama. Adaptation of Othello, the Moor of Venice – Janaina Vieira; adaptation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Laura Conrado; adaptation of Romeo and Juliet – Lycia Barros.

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Não é o fim do mundo (It’s not the end of the world)

Júlio Emílio Braz & Janaina Vieira
ISBN: 978-85-322-7187-7
Publisher: FTD

Subject matter: Respect for the diversity of beliefs in a story about adolescents.
Synopsis: The conflicts experienced in a college by students who are not respected in relation to their religious beliefs. Miriam is protestant and is persecuted by Betina and her friends. Suzana is kardecist spiritist and, in exposing her religiosity, she becomes another Betina target and is discriminated by Miriam. Cris’ family is a non-practicing catholic family and she begins to question herself and her mother if they should attend church more often. The misunderstandings reach such a point that teacher Teresa decides to take action to turn conflicts into understanding and tolerance.

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O blog da Marina (Marina’s blog)

Júlio Emílio Braz & Janaina Vieira
ISBN: 978-85-02-04336-7
Publisher: Saraiva

Subject matter: The discovery of first love, family conflicts, the internet as a form of communication.
Synopsis: Marina’s mother discovers that her daughter is in love for the first time. But it is difficult for a loving and jealous mother to accept that her little girl, who was still a well-behaved child yesterday, is emotionally engaging by young Alexandre to the point of forgetting everything that surrounds her. Marina, for her part, does not understand why her mother is against her courtship, believing that mothers have an obligation to understand their daughters and feel fulfilled when they are happy. The only ones who understand her, she says, are her internet friends, avid visitors to her blog on the internet. It is through what she writes in her virtual diary that Marina exposes her conflicts, her passions, her preferences, her way of life, her most secret thoughts, her joys and…. her great love for Alexander.

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Só entre nós (Just between us)

Júlio Emílio Braz & Janaina Vieira
ISBN: 978-85-02-0334-7
Editora: Saraiva

Subject matter: Loneliness, love, friendship, the internet as a means of communication without borders.
Synopsis: Abelardo and Heloísa, two very different young people, who have in common a deep loneliness, meet each other through internet classifieds. In their correspondence they exchange poems, confidences, talk about their daily life, discover each other and seek each other in their letters. Suddenly love arrives for them, despite all their differences: Abelard is extremely shy, while Heloise is very joy and communicative; Abelard’s mother is domineering and treats him like a boy who has not yet grown up, while Heloisa’s mother raised her to be independent and mature. However, and despite everything that could separate them, they discover that loneliness can inhabit the soul of anyone, but that love is the bridge able to unite people and give them the strength to overcome the distances, conflicts and difficulties.

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O caminho do sol (The way of the sun)

Janaina Vieira
ISBN: 978-85-21506-12-6
Editora: Ao Livro Técnico

Subject matter: The differences between living in a small city and living in a big city; conflicts and not acceptance of old customs, the desire to change and to know new horizons.
Synopsis: Margarida is a young girl who lives in a small town, far from any city. Her daily life is the same as that of many young women who, even today, dream about life in a metropolis. However, what makes Margarida want to change her life is the desire to return to school, because she soon realizes that the world is much larger than her family imagines, and that education can open doors for her when she is an adult. Then begins her struggle to escape a destiny she does not accept: an arranged marriage and, consequently, the end of her dreams and plans. But the greatest obstacle is her own father, who does not understand the need of his daughters have formal education. 

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If the baby comes

Janaina Vieira
ISBN: 978-93-81511-87-9
Publisher: Readworthy (India)

Subject matter: Abortion and teenage pregnancy.
Synopsis: English translation of the book If the baby Comes. Printed edition, published in India and other English-speaking countries.

 

 

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