Historical Fiction Archives - Maci and Zoe Read Books

Pretty Birds by Scott Simon

Pretty Birds by Scott Simon

Jan 19, 2018

Pretty Birds by Scott Simon is a book I read for my history class about the Bosnian genocide....

The Book of Pearl by Timothée de Fombelle

The Book of Pearl by Timothée de Fombelle

Jan 06, 2018

The description hit this book right on the mark. It is whimsical and sincere. Most of the times...

La Guerre, Yes Sir! by Roch Carrier

La Guerre, Yes Sir! by Roch Carrier

Jan 02, 2018

La Guerre, Yes Sir! by Roch Carrier is about French Canada and how the people living there feel...

Fountain and Tomb  by Naguib Mahfouz

Fountain and Tomb by Naguib Mahfouz

Jan 02, 2018

Fountain and Tomb by Naguib Mahfouz is about the fight for Egyptian Independence, which takes place after WWI,...

The Slave Dancer by Paula Fox

The Slave Dancer by Paula Fox

Sep 12, 2017

After several years this book has still stolen my attention and heart. It constantly pops back into my...

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...

Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan

Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan

Apr 04, 2017

I absolutely loved this book! Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan is an amazing book. It is a story...

Samurai Rising: The Epic Life of Minamoto Yoshitsune by Pamela S. Turner

Samurai Rising: The Epic Life of Minamoto Yoshitsune by Pamela S. Turner

Mar 31, 2017

I am disappointed to say that I did not like this book as much as I wanted too....

March by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell

March by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell

Jan 20, 2017

March is a graphic novel trilogy by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell. It is about John...

A Night Divided by Jennifer A. Nielsen

A Night Divided by Jennifer A. Nielsen

Jan 20, 2017

A Night Divided by Jennifer A. Nielsen is about a family who is split by the Berlin Wall...

The Diviners (The Diviners #1)  by Libba Bray

The Diviners (The Diviners #1) by Libba Bray

Sep 16, 2016

I had a rough start with this book. I was hesitant going in and that just affected my...

Front Lines (Soldier Girl #1)  by Michael Grant

Front Lines (Soldier Girl #1) by Michael Grant

Aug 15, 2016

This is the type of book that I read the description of, put on my to-read list and...

The Imitation Game: Alan Turing Decoded by Jim Ottaviani and Leland Purvis

The Imitation Game: Alan Turing Decoded by Jim Ottaviani and Leland Purvis

Aug 13, 2016

The Imitation Game: Alan Turing Decoded by Jim Ottaviani and Leland Purvis is the story of Alan Turing’s life. It...

The Shadow of the Wind (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books, #1)  by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

The Shadow of the Wind (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books, #1) by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Jun 07, 2016

This is the type of book that makes me feel like I am reading a real piece of...

Black Dove, White Raven by Elizabeth Wein

Black Dove, White Raven by Elizabeth Wein

Jun 01, 2016

Black Dove, White Raven is by Elizabeth Wein, who is also the author of Rose Under Fire and...

The Notorious Pagan Jones (Pagan Jones, #1)  by Nina Berry

The Notorious Pagan Jones (Pagan Jones, #1) by Nina Berry

Jan 05, 2016

Even though I am a fan of World War II and historical fiction, I have never really read...