coming of age Archives - Maci and Zoe Read Books

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

Aug 15, 2017

As summer has arrived, it is time to go to the bookstore. Here I was browsing the shelves,...

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

Jul 17, 2017

Last year I read a few of Sherman Alexie’s short stories and found them funny and honest. I...

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Jul 15, 2017

The first time I encountered this book was in fourth grade, I was reading an illustrated version and...

It’s Not Like It’s a Secret  by Misa Sugiura

It’s Not Like It’s a Secret by Misa Sugiura

Jul 14, 2017

I found myself very surprised I was picking this book up, as it is a romance and I...

A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story by Linda Sue Park

A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story by Linda Sue Park

Jul 05, 2017

I read A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park in just one day. It is a...

Word of Mouse by James Patterson, Joe Sutphin, Chris Grabenstein

Word of Mouse by James Patterson, Joe Sutphin, Chris Grabenstein

Jun 29, 2017

This is a sweet and funny illustrated story about growing up, accepting others and finding home. Isaiah is...

The Magician’s Nephew (Chronicles of Narnia #1)  by C.S. Lewis

The Magician’s Nephew (Chronicles of Narnia #1) by C.S. Lewis

Jun 04, 2017

I have had The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis read aloud to me at Summer Camps when we...

In The Afterlight (The Darkest Minds #3)  by Alexandra Bracken

In The Afterlight (The Darkest Minds #3) by Alexandra Bracken

May 12, 2017

In the Afterlight by Alexandra Bracken is the conclusion to The Darkest Mind Trilogy. It is about what...

The Hate U Give  by Angie Thomas

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

May 11, 2017

This is the best and most relevant book that I have read in a long time. The Hate...

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

May 11, 2017

I read Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston in my AP lit class, and I...

Jess, Chunk, and the Road Trip to Infinity by Kristin Elizabeth Clark

Jess, Chunk, and the Road Trip to Infinity by Kristin Elizabeth Clark

Apr 05, 2017

This is the first book that I have read directly from the perspective of someone that is transgender....

American Ace by Marilyn Nelson

American Ace by Marilyn Nelson

Apr 04, 2017

This book is about identity. It is told completely in prose, which makes it very fast to read....

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

Mar 31, 2017

The Bluest Eye is an emotionally taxing book to read. This is due to the heavy topics that...

The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle, #1)  by Maggie Stiefvater

The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle, #1) by Maggie Stiefvater

Feb 05, 2017

I have finished the series for  about a month now, but have been having trouble writing the review...

Saving Hamlet by Molly Booth

Saving Hamlet by Molly Booth

Jan 03, 2017

Saving Hamlet by Molly Booth is one of my new favorite books. It is about Emma Allen who...